Mount Karfi explor Trekking


Tags: Mount Karfi is located at Lassithi plateau, about 70km west of Heraklion. Lassithi is known for the picturesque windmills. In the 1950s and 1960s the plateau was one of Europe's first wind farms. There were about 10-13 thousand windmills that pumped the underground water, with which the local

  • Language
Experienced, English speaking
  • Transfer
Free transport from/to your ho
  • Price includes
Free Wi-Fi
  • Price includes
Lunch pack (water,energy bar,
  • Eguipment
Trekking equipment (trekking p

 We start our hike from Tzermiado village, located at Lassithi plateau. An uphill cement road will lead us to the beautiful Nissimos plateau, where the trail to the summit of Karfi begins. At the summit we can find the ruins of an ancient Minoan settlement and have a panoramic view to the north coast, the mountains of Selena and Dikti and the Aposelemi dam. From the summit we will descend back to Tzermiado from a different path by following an old rocky-build mule path.


• The view from the mountain top of Karfi to the north side of the island and the Aposelemi dam.​​​​​

• Distance: 7km

• Duration: 3 hours
• Total tour duration 5 hours
• Family friendly: Yes

Price Price includes
Minimum number of participants, 3 persons

Price excludes

• Experienced, English speaking trekking guide

• Free transport from/to your hotel with our vans. (as long as you are within the predefined pick-up area)
• Free Wi-Fi 
• Lunch pack (water,energy bar, fruits, juice box)
•Trekking equipment (trekking poles, backpack) uppon request


Price excludes

• Private expenses (coffees, alcoholic drinks etc.)
• Anything that it is not mentioned at the "Price includes" list

 What to bring

• Trekking shoes
• Windproof jacket
• Camera
• Sun Screen
• Hat – sun glasses

Pickup areas

Pickup from any hotel within the highlighted area



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