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Panorama Ride on Crete


Panorama Ride on Crete
Crete Greece

Enjoy the Greek lifestyle - the bright blue sea, the golden sun and tastiest food!  Relax on the beach or visit the ancient sites!
Crete is an island in the sun, surrounded by the clear, blue sea and has a rough and wild landscape with mountains reaching 2,5 km high. You can ride within the silence of nature on the tiny island covered with olive-trees, beautiful and natural landscapes, historical places with timeless myths and astonishing tracks to follow. Swim in the ocean and dry on the deserted beach.

The moment you arrive on the hillside, you experience quiet serenity and have a tremendous panoramic view.  Under us stretches the Langada Valley with the Apposelemis River crossing through, above us rise the red coloured peaks of the Dikti Mountains. Birds of prey, like the Griffon Vulture, glide along these peaks. The estate is surrounded by a protected Kerm Oak forest and the olive groves stretch down into the valley. On the estate, many protected trees and flowers can be found, many different types of beautiful orchids grow.

In the area around Avdou, there is still unlimited space for horseback riding, in nature that has been left unspoiled. Every day we set out on a new track, with an experienced guide, through beautiful landscapes. The Star Trips are for experienced to medium experienced riders. This active holiday, combines all the good aspects of the Cretan life- relaxing on the beach or swimming in the pool, visiting the ancient sites, meeting the friendly locals, enjoying the delicious Greek food and taking our 4 footed friends for a unique ride during the cool evening hours.


Center-based ride

Meeting: Avdou
Airport: Heraklion International Airport
Transfer: Heraklion (Iraklion) Airport by taxi or public bus
Riders: Min 1 riders
Max 10 riders
(per riding group)

Max Capacity 24

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    Panorama Ride on Crete
    Tour Code: IT-GR-SRCR02
    8 days / 7 nights ~$1,035.00
    Dates : Available all Year

    Trip Rating :
    Difficulty : Riding Level
    Riding Level Explained
    ABeginner
    Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
    BNovice
    Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
    CIntermediate
    Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
    D Strong Intermediate
    Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
    EAdvanced
    All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
    Lodging: Standard
    Lodging Level Explained
       
    = Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
       
    Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
    Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
     Accommodations with superior comforts.
       
     = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
       
    Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
    Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
    Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
       
     = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
       
    Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
    Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
    Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

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    Season Seasons  Min / MaxReserve
    B 2016 01/01 - 03/23 8d / 7n 8 day ride, AP (low) 1 /10 Reserve
    A 2016 03/24 - 06/30 8d / 7n 8 day ride, AP (high) 1 /10 Reserve
    A 2016 08/31 - 11/06 8d / 7n 8 day ride, AP (high) 1 /10 Reserve
    B 2016 11/07 - 12/16 8d / 7n 8 day ride, AP (low) 1 /10 Reserve
    A 2016 12/17 - 12/31 8d / 7n 8 day ride, AP (high) 1 /10 Reserve
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    Tack: English - Wintek
    Horses: Arab, Thoroughbred, Warmbloods.
    Pace: Moderate with occasional steep terrain...

    Airport: Heraklion International Airport
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