White Mountains of Crete Jeep Tour from Chania - Grekaddict

White Mountains of Crete Jeep Tour from Chania

From EUR 80

Are you a genuine nature lover? Explore the White Mountains of Crete with this Jeep Tour and experience the unparalleled wild beauty!
If you want to experience the island to its fullest, the White Mountains of Crete jeep tour will take you to the heart of its tradition! Let your professional guides drive you all the way up to the wild mountainous landscapes, through lush valleys and picturesque villages. Wondering how does it feel to live as a shepherd on the isolated rocky mountains? The top destination of this private  off-road jeep safari is a shepherd’s hut at 1350m altitude! Take a deep breath and enjoy the fresh air and the magnificent panoramic views while a small family tavern is waiting to treat you with the best delicacies at the end of your White Mountains jeep excursion in Crete!

Inclusions

  • Hotel pick and drop off
  • Multilingual guides/drivers
  • Premium off-road vehicles (7-9 seated)
  • Coffee/tea or juice in traditional cafe’
  • Traditional Cretan lunch with wine
  • Liability insurance and local taxes

Exclusions

  • Tips/Gratuities for the guide 
  • Coffee/Beers or refreshments in the tavern

Additional Info

  • Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes.
  • Please let us know for food allergies or special requests eg. vegetarian options.
  • It is advisable to bring with you a jacket during spring and autumn.
  • Bring along your camera and sun protection.
  • During this 110km route, we make guided stops every 30-40 minutes for everyone’s convenience.
  • The trip is not recommended for people with mobility problems and children under 6 y.o.
  • We have the right to make minor changes to the itinerary due to weather conditions without prior notice.
  • Wine consumption is not allowed under 18 y.o.

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  1. Your Cretan off-road adventure begins by driving through a rich valley full of orange trees, avocados and gardens, towards the foothills of White Mountains. During your route, you will pass through the villages of Nteres, Vatolakkos, Alikianos, Fournes, Meskla, Zourva and Therisso and you will have the chance to fully enjoy the mountainous Crete! At Nteres you will take a morning break to have a coffee or tea at a local cafe.
  2. Continuing your off-road jeep tour, the driver will drive up to the shepherd’s hut called “Mitato” a location only accessible by an experienced four wheel driver. During the route make sure you enjoy the magnificent panoramic view of northern Crete. If you are lucky enough you will catch with your camera lenses some eagles and wild goats!
  3. A narrow rocky road will finally drive you to the heart of White Mountains at “Mitato”, at 1350m altitude. Explore an original shepherd’s hut, learn all about the lifestyle of being a shepherd on the mountains and find out where the famous “Graviera” cheese was originally produced.
  4. Next stop on this jeep tour is Therisso village, where you will enjoy a delicious lunch in a small traditional family-owned tavern. Get ready to get a full taste of the famous Cretan hospitality and the authentic Cretan cuisine accompanied with wine. When lunch finishes, your driver will follow the road back through the amazing gorge of Therisso that will lead you to Chania.

Highlights

  • Semi private tour up to 7-9 people per vehicle.
  • Explore the White Mountains and enjoy the best panoramic view of Chania.
  • Visit an original shepherd’s hut “Mitato” at 1350m altitude.
  • Have a coffee/tea or juice in a traditional cafe’.
  • Taste a traditional Cretan lunch with wine.