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Daily Meditation Journeys & Workshops

Vamos

In this day trip we will drive east of Chania, towards Apokoronas, to reach Vamos.
Vamos is a traditional village and an agro-tourism center. It is located in the midst of amazing nature and it is considered to be the greenest area of Crete. We will have a short tour and we will then go to a beautiful private farm for our meditation workshop. Refreshments and traditional snacks will be served as well.
Later we will drive towards Kalives, where we will have a mindful walk and meditation by the river Kiliaris. After that we will go to the beach for a swim and will enjoy a delicious vegetarian meal by the sea. We will return to Chania in late afternoon.
•    Suitable for beginners & intermediate; group size 8 – 16 people (minimum age 16 years old)
•    Included: Pick up & drop off, vegetarian meal, snacks, fruit, tea, coffee
•    Departure: 9:00am
•    Duration: approx 8 hours
•    Price: 90€ insurance included. (20% discount is applied for groups of 4 people and more - please contact via email)
•    Wear comfortable clothes, shoes, hat and bring your swimsuit and towel

Palaiochora - Azogires

Southward bound towards the sparkling Libyan Sea, we will experience the beautiful mountain village of Azogires described as the ‘Paradise Village’. Nearby, we’ll explore Palaiochora known as the ‘Libyan Bride or the land of the sun’ with many magnificent beaches. Both places have a rich and natural energy that is profoundly felt by all its visitors.
Enjoying a mindful tour throughout the village of Azogires we will also visit the monastery of the 99 saints with its rich history. Our morning meditation workshop will take place in this unique village.
In the crystal-clear waters of Paleochora there is time to swim, relax and meditate, before enjoying our delicious vegetarian meal sitting by the sea. A walk around this vibrant small town will prepare us for our return to Chania.
•    Suitable for beginners & intermediate; group size 8 – 16 people (minimum age 16 years old)
•    Included: Pick up & drop off, vegetarian meal, snacks, fruit, tea, coffee
•    Departure: 7:30am
•    Duration: approx 12 hours
•    Price: 130€ insurance included (20% discount is applied for groups of 4 people and more - please contact via email)
•    Wear comfortable clothes, shoes, hat and bring your swimsuit and towel

Sougia - Lissos

In this day trip we will drive south to our final destinations: Sougia a small seaside village on the Libyan sea and nearby Ancient Lissos, famous since antiquity for its ‘Asclepion’ (healing temple). Both places have a deep and strong natural energy.
To refresh us during our journey we will stop for traditional and locally prepared snacks & drinks. Appreciating the beauty of the everchanging Cretan mountain nature, chestnut, plane and the blessed olive trees line our route to our introduction into meditation.
In Sougia our mindful walk (1 hour in total, difficulty rating 2 out of 5) takes us to Lissos gorge. Its stunning wild scenery will be the setting for our second meditation practice.
We will then return to Sougia for a refreshing swim in the crystal clear waters of the Libyan Sea and a delicious vegetarian lunch at a local seaside tavern.
Later a short (10 min each way) boat ride takes us to Ancient Lissos. There we will tour the atmospheric ruins before our farewell meditation for the day.

•    Suitable for beginners & intermediate; group size 8 – 16 people (minimum age 16 years old)
•    Included: Pick up & drop off, boat trip to Ancient Lissos, vegetarian meal, snacks, fruit, tea, coffee, water
•    Departure: 7:30am
•    Duration: approx 12 hours
•    Price: 150€ insurance included (20% discount is applied for groups of 4 people and more - please contact via email)
•    Wear comfortable clothes, shoes, hat and bring your swimsuit and towel