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Riding Clinic on Crete

Riding Clinic on Crete (2019) - IT-GR-SRCR03

Rates and Dates for 2020
Rates include*: Accommodations in 4 star equestrian hotel Velani with swimming pool, all meals from dinner on the first night to breakfast on the last morning, lodging in private rooms with bath, daily room clenaing, 6 riding days (6.5 hrs), English speaking guide. Government taxes. Rates are based on 2 people in the Grand Comfort room or 3 people in the Panorama VIP room.

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* prices are per person based on double/twin occupancy

Rates Note:

Non riders: There are many activity options available - from Para-gliding to Caving, Mountain Biking and Hiking to Golfing (5 miles away) and Massages

Transfer and Other Charges:

2019 Transfer from Heraklion airport one way, per car (up to 4 pax)
This is a "Group Rate" - to be paid locally
50 $60
2019 Transfer from Heraklion city center one way, per car (up to 4 pax)
This is a "Group Rate" - to be paid locally
55 $70
2019 Transfer from Hersonissos one way, per car (up to 4 pax)
This is a "Group Rate" - to be paid locally
25 $30
2019 Single supplement (requested) 175 $210
2019 Upgrade to luxury room, dbl, pp 175 $210
2019 Non-rider, dbl, pp -210 $-245
How to travel to Crete
By Air: A direct flight to Heraklion, Kazantzakis International Airport. Or from Athens, by domestic flight to Heraklion Airport (flights go almost every hour). Domestic flights are offered by Aegean Airlines or Olympic Airlines.
By boat: A ferry service in between Crete and Piraeus (Port of Athens) is offered by Minoan Lines and Anek Lines. The ferry departs in the evening and arrives the next morning very early. During the high season there is also an extra service during the day.
Private transfers are available from the airport (International or domestic), and the port. Or you can take a local bus to the hotel.

Tour Dates for 2020

Season Seasons  Min / MaxReserve
A 2019 01/01 - 01/08 8d / 7n 8 day ride, AP (High) 1 /10 Reserve
B 2019 01/09 - 03/16 8d / 7n 8 day ride, AP (Low) 1 /10 Reserve
A 2019 03/17 - 11/03 8d / 7n 8 day ride, AP (High) 1 /10 Reserve
B 2019 11/04 - 12/14 8d / 7n 8 day ride, AP (Low) 1 /10 Reserve
A 2019 12/15 - 12/31 8d / 7n 8 day ride, AP (High) 1 /10 Reserve
Arrival is possible any time during the season

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Rates do not include: Drinks, dessert. Transfer from Iraklio (Heraklion) airport not included (paid locally).
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Riding Clinic on Crete
Tour Code: IT-GR-SRCR03
8 days / 7 nights ~$965.00
Dates : Available all Year

Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
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.
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.
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.

Online Reservation

Season Seasons  Min / MaxReserve
B 2020 01/01 - 03/21 8d / 7n 8 day ride, AP (Low) 1 /10 Reserve
A 2020 03/22 - 10/31 8d / 7n 8 day ride, AP (High) 1 /10 Reserve
B 2020 11/01 - 12/13 8d / 7n 8 day ride, AP (Low) 1 /10 Reserve
A 2020 12/14 - 12/31 8d / 7n 8 day ride, AP (High) 1 /10 Reserve
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Tack: English - Wintec
Horses: Arab, Berber, Thoroughbreds, Warmblo...
Pace: Suitable for beginner riders. 30min- 1...

Airport: Heraklion International Airport
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