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Gingilos summit

Climb one of the most scenic summits of Lefka Ori mountain range. Gaze the mountain massif from the peak and explore the great outdoors of Crete with us.

Gingilos Summit
Gingilos Summit


Gingilos Summit 


 Our adventure starts from the entrance of Samaria National park where we leave the popular trail and follow our track up in the mountains.

Our route takes us at the elevation of 1970 meters through  an amazing compilation of rare flora rock formations and breathtaking views of the mountains.

Path Highlights :

The Arch, a natures sculpure welcomes you in the heart of Gingilos

The Linoseli saddle, the point that for the first time the hiker is able to see both north and south coast of the island

The summit. hard to describe with words the breathtaking views from Gingilos summit, having Samaria gorge on your feet and a panorama of the whole mountain range.


  • Certified Trekking Guide

  • Team First aid Kit

  • Professional Liability Insurance

  • All taxes

Route Specifications

Difficulty Level : Medium, all participants must have a good pfysical condition, this route requires scrambling in a few spots, not recommended for people suffering from Vertigo 

Period: May to November ( depending snow conditiosn)

Total Distance : 9km 

Hiking time : 5 Hours +stops

Highest Altitude : 1970m

Does not include

  • Meals such as lunch and mountain snacks

  • Drinks and beverages

  • Personal Trekking gear

  • Any Personal expenses

  • Anything that is not mentioned on the included part

Mandatory Gear

  • Trekking boots

  • Day Backpack

  • Hut, Sunglasses, suncream

  • Wind breaker Jacket

  • Mountain Snacks

  • Water bottle 1L

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