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Greentour

Mesonisia, Amari, 74061, Rethimno, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
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Excellent organization!

George, our top-notch guide, was the nicest person. He talked about the history, flora and fauna of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Roxana R
A superb walking holiday

Everything top notch! Wonderful, helpful and friendly hosts with nothing too much trouble... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
Anthony M
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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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Greentour is a local tour operator, specializing in ecotourism. The team at greentour organize special interest holidays, cultural tours and walking tours for small groups, enriched by contact with local communities and exploration of the Cretan wild life. Emphasizing on personal service and local knowledge: - We support and involve local people in our tour programs wherever possible. - We aim to work and treat the traveller, local communities and businesses in a fair and just manner. - We aim to work with partners who operate their own local initiatives. - Small, family-run establishments make up a high percentage of the accommodation we use. Greentour’s latest project is focused on Mountain Psiloritis, an UNESCO global Geopark, where it plays an active role in the conservation of natural and cultural heritage, through innovative Ecotourism programs.
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“mount ida” (4 reviews)
“amari valley” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Mesonisia, Amari, 74061, Rethimno, Rethymnon, Crete 741 00, Greece
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

George, our top-notch guide, was the nicest person. He talked about the history, flora and fauna of Crete as we ascended the mountain. The views from up there were breathtaking. The tour is customized for every hiker. You'll have to complete a form that they...More

1  Thank Roxana R
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Reviewed 17 May 2018

Everything top notch! Wonderful, helpful and friendly hosts with nothing too much trouble. Excellent accommodation in the Hotel Alexander and great local food. Varied and interesting walks with dozens of beautiful flowers and plants, many endemic to Crete thrown in! Cretan hospitality: Wow! Where else...More

Thank Anthony M
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

We had a bespoke day for 6 of us designed to capture our specialist interests of birding, fossils and flora. So Elena put together a trip to the mountains, view over looking a gorge and walk to a spectacular secluded cove. Yorgi found us endemic...More

Thank Alexis W
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

To start with, I am not a tour person. I am a proud independent travel used to going my own way. But, when I was trying to find a place in Crete to photograph the wild orchids, I reached out for some local help. I...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2017

Firstly let me say that this was the most expensive walk we have ever been on, but it was by a long way one of the best! There was only two of us on the walk through the Platania Gorge led by our guide/companion George....More

1  Thank sary_jacot
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Greentour organised a day walk for us in the foothills of the Lefka Ori mountains (White Mountains) in early November 2017. It was a highlight of our stay in Crete. We wanted to see some of the Cretan landscape and flora and to learn about...More

Thank travel5431
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

The hike to Mount Psiloritis is something you shouldn't miss if you travel to Crete. The guide, George, was very helpful and knowledgeable about the mountain and Crete in general from flora and fauna to history. Definitely recommend it.

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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Today we hiked with Giorgos from Greentour to the summit of mount Ida. It was a very good idea to book this tour, Giorgos is a great companion and learned us a lot about the mountain, the plants, the island and the culture. It was...More

Thank Jan-Willem P
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Greentour_Rethymno, Tour guide at Greentour, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Thanks Jan! It has been a great pleasure for me also! Warm regards, G

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Reviewed 7 June 2017

We (Harriet and me Christian) are both living in Östersund in the north of Sweden. We took the opportunity of a direct flight from our hometown to Chania the 22 of may 2017.. In fact it was an all inclusive package tour with the swedish...More

1  Thank Christian V
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Greentour_Rethymno, Guide at Greentour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2017

Thank you Christian and Harriet, it was also for us a full and amazing day with many beautiful things to remember! All the best!

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Reviewed 22 May 2017

George from Greentour drove us to the south side of the mountain where a local shepherd took us by 4x4 to 1600 metres. From there we joined the E4 path to the summit. A glorious day with fine views across the island. An insight to...More

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Greentour_Rethymno, Guide at Greentour, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

Thank you Tim! It was really a pleasure sharing this experience with you!

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