Duration: 60 min
Taking off from the Rethymnon you will get a bird’s eyes view of one of the most charming towns of Crete. From the comfort of your helicopter seat you will get to enjoy the view of the Kournas Lake, the only freshwater lake in Crete. You will fly over the Omalos Plateau which is situated 38 kilometers south of Chania in the Lefka Ori (White Mountains) that occupy a large part of the center of West Crete and are the main feature of the region.
Furthermore heading to the South Coast you will reach the Elafonisi beach, a fantastic white and pink sand beach with crystal clear, turquoise waters. You will be amazed by the captivating views of Paleochora which is often referred to as the “Bride of the Libyan Sea”, a town that is built on a long, narrow peninsula that stretches into the Libyan Sea.
Soar over Agia Roumeli a unique village that has maintained its genuine Cretan heritage and a strong sense of character. The village is located in a remote area that can only be accessed by foot or a boat. On your scenic flight you will also fly above the small picturesque village of Loutro which was named after the baths (Loutro or Loutra) found in the area. The village has maintained its traditional character as it remains untouched by mass tourism. There is no road that leads here so the only way one can get here is by a ferry boat or a helicopter. The village is located in the Sfakia region, which is a mountainous area in the southwestern part of the island. The coast of Sfakia is found on the Lybian Sea and the region is crossed by many gorges, among which is the famous Samaria Gorge.
Another point of interest is the small mountainous village of Kalikratis that lies at the foot of Lefka Ori, which is a traditional village with many well preserved stone houses. You will then fly over Asi Gonia, which was once home to many leaders. Before the end of your helicopter flight you will enjoy the view of the Moundros Gorge located between the villages Moundros and Velonado. This 60-minute helicopter sightseeing tour ends in Rethymnon.