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Explore the White Mountains of Crete Tour, combines a unique guided Jeep tour in White Mountains of Crete with panoramic views, traditional Cretan villages, learn the history and the traditions of the Island, and find out all about the lifestyle of a Cretan shepherd by exploring an original shepherd’s hut.
- Small Group
- Full Day
- Gastronomy (Wine Tastings & Cooking Workshops)
- History & Culture
- Jeep Safari Tours
This is a superb guided off-road tour in the heart of majestic White Mountains (Lefka Ori) of Crete with breathtaking panoramic views of Chania's town and not only, visiting traditional Cretan villages and enjoying Cretan traditional food, learn the history and the traditions of this unique Island, and find out all about the lifestyle of a Cretan shepherd by exploring an original shepherd’s hut at 1400m.
Unique and authentic ... an amazing off-road adventure with 4x4 Jeeps, driven by expert English speaking escorts.
—Our amazing off–road adventure begins by crossing a valley full of orange trees, avocados and vegetables gardens. Climbing up the foothills of White Mountains and passing through Cretan villages of Nteres, Vatolakos, Alikianos, Fournes, Meskla, Zourva, Therisso, we are getting a taste of mountainous Crete and we make our coffee stop at Nteres to enjoy our morning break. Coffee or mountain tea will be offered for free to our guests enjoying the village life far away from mass tourism. Continuing our tour following the off road route up to the shepherd’s hut called “Mitato” far away from tourist areas, where only a four wheel driver can approach, we will enjoy the magnificent panoramic view of northern Crete and, if we are lucky... eagles and wild goats will show up and give us a very good reason for some extra photo stops.
- A small rocky road will lead us up to our trip’s highest point 1350 meters in altitude in the heart of White Mountains of Crete, where you will find out all about the lifestyle of a shepherd, where the famous Cretan “Graviera” cheese was produced and explore an original Shepherd's hut "Mitato".
- On our way back we will enjoy the best panoramic view of Chania from above until we arrive at Therisso village. Hungry? We will visit a small traditional family Cretan tavern where we will be welcomed by the owner, to introduce us to Cretan cuisine with plenty of food, wine and warm Cretan hospitality.
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