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This is a Jeep Safari Tour which combines unique panoramic views, off-road routes, traditional Cretan villages in Rethimno region and enjoy a Cretan cooking lesson and produce live cheese in an original shepherd’s hut ‘’Mitato’’. Learn about the history, the traditions and the diversity of the island, combined with a cooking lesson and delicious gourmet Cretan cuisine.

A complete dining experience...

Arriving in Axos village and visiting Archontiko Manias we prepare ourselves for a superb cooking lesson in Cretan cuisine. During the cooking lesson we will prepare local recipies with the staff of Archontiko Manias and we will taste them with our gourmet lunch.

While our creations are cooked we will visit the farm and an original shepherd’s hut “Mitato”, where we will milk the goats, produce and taste live our own cheese accompanied by Raki shots (Cretan drink).

Our day experience continuous as we leave the farm and return back to Archontiko Manias restaurant for our lunch. Your creations are ready to taste and combined with an amazing Cretan gourmet menu prepared by the Chef of the restaurant.

Enought time will be provided to relax and enjoy a coffee after lunch in the retaurant with the panoramic view of Axos village from above.

On our way back we will follow an asphalt road that will lead us to the city of Rethymnon. The Views, the sounds, the aromas, and the tastings will offer to you, your family and friends a complete adventure dining experience.

 

Schedule:

Whole year round : On Request

 

Price:

158.00€ Adults Aged 13-up
80.00€ Childs aged from 12 and below 
*The prices are for group participation with minimum of 6 people and maximum of 30 people.

 

Price Includes:

- Hotels pick up and drop off
- Multi-language group escort-drivers
- Special equipped Land Rovers
- Cooking lesson by professional Chef's
- A visit to an original shepherd’s hut “Mitato”
- Full gourmet menu with traditional Cretan food and wine
- Liability Insurance and local Taxes

 

Price Does Not Include

- Extra bottle of wine
- Coffee

 

Duration:

7 hours.

 

Distance:

110km

 

Difficulty: 

2.0 

 

Altitude Diff:

550m

 

Pick up times:

9:00 Rethymnon, 9:15 Platanias, 9:25 Adelianos Kambos, 9:30 Stavromenos, 9:45 Panormos. Tour starts at 10:00 am.

 

Don't Forget: 

- This trip is not recommended for people suffering from car sickness, fear of heights or bumpy roads, disabled people or people with mobility problems, children under 8 years old or for any children & adults who for some reason could have issues joining a Jeep tour.
- Wine tasting is not allowed for participants under 18 years old. (Water or fresh orange juice will be offered instead).
- Don’t forget your comfortable shoes (for example trekking shoes or sandals), camera, sun protection, etc. During spring and autumn we advise you to bring a jacket.
- Our partner reserves the right to make minor changes in the program when this is considered necessary, for example in case of unfavorable weather conditions. This can be done without prior notice.
- Reservations must be made in advance, no later than 24 hours before departure. A cancellation must be done 48 hours before departure. In case of later cancellations, no refund will be made.
- If a tour is cancelled due to few participants or bad weather conditions, we will refund 100% of made payments.

 

Payment & Cancellation Policy :

- Reservations must be made in advance, no later than 24 hours before departure.
- A cancellation must be done 48 hours before departure.
- In case of later cancellations, no refund will be made.
- We maintain the right to cancel any tour due to bad weather conditions or due to other reasons beyond our control.
- If a tour is cancelled due to few participants or bad weather conditions, we will refund 100% of made payments. 

 

Adventure Tips

- The trip is ideal for everyone who ́s looking for an experience beyond the ordinary, youth groups, single or couple participants, families with older children, and companies.
- The trip has guided stops every 30-40 minutes, for everyone ́s convenience.
- In order to arrange lunch with vegetarian alternatives, information is required upon reservation. That also counts for any kind of food allergy, and only when possible to find suitable alternatives.

 

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