Visit a "Shepherd's Hut" on "Lefka Ori" Mountain

Mr Dimos sheep on a race for lunch!
The lunch preparation by George
Lunch time!
After lunch!
A group of friends!
George's shepherd hut
Let's visit George, Thodoris, Michalis and Dimos
A few meters east from shepherd's hut
Panagioti's beehives
Approaching Panagioti's beehives at 1200m altitude
Approaching the Shepherd's Hut
A part of the off road route
The revolution flag
The revolution headquarter
The revolution museum
Cretan cuisine tastes
Vatolakos village
Olive & Oil Museum
Olive & Oil Museum
Olive & Oil Museum
Olive & Oil Museum
This is a call to become part of the primitive and challenging life Cretan shepherds have on “Lefka Ori” mountain.

Join us, the Jeep Safari adventure begins!

Expert drivers will take you through olive, orange, lemon and avocado groves. A few minutes later the urban landscape is far away!
Venizelos Gorge: Our first stop, is in that amazing gorge. Admire and take plenty of photos of wild landscape nature.
Therisso: A picturesque village, a turning point in the local history. The Cretan revolution started right here, in 1905!
Shepherd’s Hut: Things are getting more and more adventurous in our Jeep Safari tour. An off road route is a challenge worth’s living. Half an hour later we reach the shepherd’s hut the traditional “Mitato”, where shepherds live and produce cheese following hundred years old techniques.
Therisso: Lunch time! Taste Greek cuisine, wine and hospitality.
Vatolakos: In our last stop we visit a nice small museum, which was an olive mill in the 19th century. Driving through olive, orange and lemon groves again we will be back to the starting point.
During the guided safari tour you will be informed about life in Cretan villages, olives pick, olive oil production, cheese production, honey production, distillation of "raki" - "tsikoudia", and Cretan cuisine, culture, history and tradition. You will be informed also about Cretan revolution which started in 1905 at Therisso village from Eleftherios Venizelos.
View the route on Google Maps Google Maps
Price includes: Hotel “door to door” pick up and drop off, liability insurance and local taxes, entrance fee to museums, tour in 7 seat Mitsubishi Pajero, English speaking guide - driver, lunch with traditional food and wine.
Items to bring: bottle of water, sunglasses, hat, sun cream, a jacket (depending on the weather conditions). Sport shoes or sandals are recommended.
Remember to inform us if you or another member of your group is vegetarian or if there is a food allergy. If you do, we may arrange a different menu for them.
This adventure is not recommended for people, with mobility problems, suffering from car sickness, and don’t like being in bumpy roads and for persons with fear of heights.
If you need more information about this tour, call us or send us an email.

schedule
Schedule
duration
Adventure Duration
7-8 Hours
distance
Distance
125 Km
altitude
Altitude
1400 meters
price
Prices
Over 12 years old
80€
8-12 years old
50€
The prices are for group participation (min 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children)
Pick up Places and Times
The adventure starts at 09:00 - 09:15 depending from the pick up points
kalivesKALIVES
08:00
akrotiriAKROTIRI
AIRPORT
08:00
chaniaCHANIA
08:20
golden beachGOLDEN BEACH
AGIOI APOSTOLOI
08:30
stalosSTALOS
AGIA MARINA
08:40
plataniasPLATANIAS
GERANI
08:50
malemeMALEME
TAVRONITIS
08:40 or 09:00
kolymvariKOLYMVARI
08:30 or 09:10

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