Explore the White Mountains of Crete: A Unique Safari Tour

Explore the White Mountains of Crete: A Unique Safari Tour

Starting from 90€

Immerse Yourself in the Heart of Cretan Culture and Nature


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Tour Description

Discover the majestic White Mountains of Crete on an unforgettable safari tour that blends adventure with cultural immersion. This full-day excursion takes you through lush valleys, traditional villages, and to the heights of Crete’s renowned mountain ranges, offering panoramic views and a deep dive into the island’s traditions and the lifestyle of its shepherds.

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Trip Itinerary

  • 1 Scenic Off-Road Adventure: Traverse the foothills of the White Mountains in premium off-road vehicles, driven by experienced multilingual guides, and explore areas untouched by mainstream tourism.
  • 2 Traditional Cretan Villages: Journey through the picturesque villages of Vatolakos, Alikianos, Fournes, Meskla, Zourva, and Therisso, each offering a glimpse into the rich heritage and daily lives of the Cretan people.
  • 3 Shepherd’s Hut “Mitato” Visit: Learn about the lifestyle of a Cretan shepherd by visiting an original shepherd's hut in the heart of the mountains, where you'll discover the traditional cheese-making process and the significance of pastoral life in Crete.
  • 4 Panoramic Views: Enjoy breathtaking views of northern Crete from an altitude of 1350 meters, with opportunities to spot the island's wildlife, including wild eagles and goats.
  • 5 Authentic Cretan Lunch: Conclude your adventure with a visit to a family-owned tavern in Therisso village, where you'll enjoy a hearty meal of traditional Cretan dishes.
Explore the White Mountains of Crete: A Unique Safari Tour

Price includes

  • 1 Transportation: Hotel pick-up and drop-off in specialized Land Rover Defenders.
  • 2 Guided Tour: Multilingual guides provide a rich narrative on Cretan history, culture, and natural landscapes.
  • 3 Lunch: A traditional Cretan lunch in a local tavern, offering a taste of authentic local cuisine.
  • 4 Shepherd's Hut Visit: An insightful visit to a traditional shepherd’s hut, or “Mitato.”
  • 5 Insurance and Taxes: Liability insurance and all local taxes are included.

Price not includes

  • 1 Personal Expenses: Any additional purchases or personal expenses incurred during the tour.
  • 2 Beverages: Drinks other than those included with lunch.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

Explore the White Mountains of Crete: A Unique Safari Tour