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

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Mr Dimos sheep on a race for lunch!
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The lunch preparation by George
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Lunch time!
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After lunch!
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A group of friends!
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George's shepherd hut
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Let's visit George, Thodoris, Michalis and Dimos
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A few meters east from shepherd's hut
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Panagioti's beehives
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Approaching Panagioti's beehives at 1200m altitude
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Approaching the Shepherd's Hut
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A part of the off road route
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The revolution flag
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The revolution headquarter
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The revolution museum
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Cretan cuisine tastes
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Vatolakos village
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Olive & Oil Museum
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Olive Oil Museum
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Olive Oil Museum
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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 in small groups, up to 6 guests per guide, the Jeep Safari tour 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.
Ayia Lake: In our last stop you will enjoy a cup of coffee or a fresh orange juice in a small lake with amazing view. Driving through olive, orange and lemon groves again we will be back to the starting point.
During the guided safari tour you will learn about life in Cretan villages, olives pick, olive oil production, cheese & honey production, distillation of "raki" - "tsikoudia", and Cretan cuisine, culture, history and tradition. You will learn also about Cretan revolution which started in 1905 at Therisso village from Eleftherios Venizelos.
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Price includes: Hotel “door to door” pick up and drop off, liability insurance and local taxes, entrance fee to museums, tour in 4wd 7 seater 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.
Must be able to step in and out of a 7 seater Mitsubishi Pajero jeep. This adventures is not recommended for people with mobility or kinetic problems, fear of heights, back issues, overweight that can’t afford to have a normal seat in car or can’t access in a 3rd row of seats in a Mitsubishi Pajero Jeep , nor people taller than 190cm (6,23 ft) for comfort reasons to the 3rd row of seats.
If you need more information about this tour, call us or send us an email.

Adventure Duration
7-8 Hours
125 Km
1400 meters
Over 12 years old
8-12 years old
The prices are for group participation (min 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children)
Pick up Places and Times
The adventure starts at 09:30 - 09:45 depending from the pick up points
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