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Balos Travel

Kissamos, Crete 73400, Greece
+30 2822 022900
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Balos Lagoon/Gramvousa & Samaria Gorge trips

Very well orginised trips, especially the one to Samaria gorge. The guide, Marco, having a good... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wojciech F
Very nice trip!

I booked the trip to Elafonisi online by emails and the guy I spoke with, Manolis, was really kind... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Massimo B
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"Get ready to embark on a trip of a lifetime with a team of local travel experts and adventurers. Enjoy your journey with us!"
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  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“samaria gorge” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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Kissamos, Crete 73400, Greece
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+30 2822 022900
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well orginised trips, especially the one to Samaria gorge. The guide, Marco, having a good sense of humour as well as extensive knowledge about the whole region including its flora and fauna which he shared with us.

Thank Wojciech F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked the trip to Elafonisi online by emails and the guy I spoke with, Manolis, was really kind and answered all my questions. My and my girlfriend were staying at Kissamos and the bus arrived in front of our apartment. The trip started immediately...More

Thank Massimo B
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My friend recommended me the trip to Samaria Gorge. I found the Balos Travel, and they organized the whole trip literally within one hour. Two quick e-mail messages, simple confirmation and everything was prepared. Manolis and Eleni are very helpful and can give you very...More

Thank Przemek J
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BalosTravel, Διευθυντής at Balos Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your nice words! It's a great pleasure for us to know that you have enjoyed your trip to Samaria gorge ! We remain at your disposal if you visit our island in the future, again! Best regards Eleni

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I found Balos tours browsing through the internet just looking for the best way to get to Elafonisi beach on the day we wanted to and this was the best option for us both in price and timing. The reservation was effortless to do via...More

Thank Kati K
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BalosTravel, Διευθυντής at Balos Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind review! We are happy to know that you have enjoyed your trip! Regarding the tour guidance, we understand that it is not very easy to follow if it is in three different languages but when we have visitors...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

This is the second time I visit Samaria Gorge. I chosen Balos Travel again to book the excursion. Always wear trail shoes. The terrain is very aggressive. No need for water, just a small bottle will be fine.

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BalosTravel, Διευθυντής at Balos Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review and for trusting again our agency! Best regards Eleni

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Me and my wife took part in two of Balos Travel tours: Samaria Gorge and Balos. They were both pretty average, to be honest. If not for the gorgeus landscapes - gorge and beaches - we would be very dissapointed. So, what went wrong? Balos...More

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BalosTravel, Manager at Balos Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thank you very much for choosing our agency to book your tours! Also thank you for your comments! That is the best way for us to improve our services! About the path for the castle to Gramvousa, we believe that is not so dangerous. After...More

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

Are you an avid walker looking for your next hike? Go to Balos travel. Are you a self taught chef in your kitchen looking to add some exotic dishes to your list of favourites? Go to Balos travel. Want tickets for a place you've never...More

Thank Theocharis K
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We took our bicycles for 24hrs and rode them down to Balos Beach. Staff were great and let us take the bikes out for €9 as we came so late in the day, then let us return in the morning. Decent quality mountain bikes. 24hr...More

Thank Kiri K
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

We had an amazing day going to the Samaria Gorge with Balos Travel. The tour guide was very professional and gave us plenty of information about Crete and the environment we were moving in. It was well organised and I would definitely do it again....More

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BalosTravel, Manager at Balos Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

It's a great pleasure for us to know that you have enjoyed your trip! Thank you very much for your good words ! Best regards Eleni

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Reviewed 1 June 2017

The lafonisi beaches don't need any introduction. They are like a paradise on earth. But I would like to share my experience of the trip concerning the travel agency: Excellent and very careful driver of the bus (Mr Eytyxis) plus an informative guide with very...More

Thank Maria T
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BalosTravel, Manager at Balos Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thank you very much for your kind review! It will be our pleasure to provide our services to you again in the future! Best regards Eleni

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