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Premium Safari Tour -
Explore the White Mountains of Chania

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Why choose safari with us?

Value for money

Experience a magnificent safari up in the foothills of the White Mountains of Chania with breathtaking panoramic views all under 90€.

A unique experience

Explore the White Mountains and Cretan mainland on a Jeep/Land Rover. Panoramic views, off-road routes, traditional villages & beautiful nature landscapes!

The ultimate off-road experience

Go safari with us and visit the hidden gems of the white mountains. Live an unforgettable off-road experience with our knowledgable local guides.

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Take this cooking tour! Great experience in every way. Great food, stories, and camaraderie. Food and alcohol included. Great experience for our adult son and his wife, my wife and me.
Mark J
Mark J
16 July 2023
Super schöner Kochabend Tolle Orga, sehr erfahrener und freundlicher Guide, ganz liebenswerte Menschen vor Ort und sehr leckeres Essen. On Top gab es Infos zu Land und Kultur. Absolut empfehlenswert!
Saskia Z
Saskia Z
16 July 2023
Maria’s fabulous 7 villages tour A thoroughly enjoyable full day tour, Maria was an exceptionally knowledgeable guide and she gave us a full authentic tour of the 7 villages, she answered all our questions with confidence and patience. We had great food with good company, we would highly recommend this tour with Attios Travel Agency.
Robert B
Robert B
15 July 2023
Great food and history tour Absolutely terrific tour from beginning to end. Our guide, Kostas, was well informed, personable, and helpful. The house we visited was situated in an unbelievably picturesque location. The cooks were delightful, and the food was delicious! Highly recommend this venture.
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elenapU4896NC
11 July 2023
Excellent Fantastic tour , very interesting and enjoyable. Yannis was an excellent guide and driver, very knowledgable about the Battle of Crete and also Crete in general. Visited all the relevant sites in this part of the island. Would thoroughly recommend
jpsadler123
jpsadler123
10 July 2023
A must for your trip in Crete You learn how to cook awesome recipies, you get to learn history and enjoy the tranquility of the countryside. A really great experience that was one of the highlights of our vacation in Crete
Florin P
Florin P
8 July 2023
It made our trip! We had the best time on this tour! We were a small group of 8 people from England, Australia and Malta and thankfully we got along so well! We were picked up in convenient locations and driven to a serene house in the hills where we cooked multiple dishes, fed goats and sheep, did wine tasting with some cheese, had a tour of the family relics and learnt the history of Crete sitting on a gorgeous balcony as it was getting darker. We then all sat together outside to enjoy our meal with some more wine and a yummy dessert. It was such good value, and a fantastic experience.
Reeen
Reeen
4 July 2023
Lovely. Wonderful. I just made the tzaziki sauce now that I am at home in US, its great! Please send recipe in email! Ok. Wonderful. Nice ride. Docent was amazing. Learned so much about Crete. Such a wonderful island. Such a healthy plant based cuisine. We fed goats, and sheep! I loved it all. So much history. We cooked an amazing plant based meal. Bravo!!!! This was the highlight of my trip.
Michelle J
Michelle J
1 July 2023
A sok választható kirándulás közül, ezt mindenképp érdemes megnézni. Érdekes, látványos dotto utazás a hegyek között. Aranyos autentikus települések, kedves emberek, narancs-, citrom és olajfák, hangos kabóca 'zene' mindenütt.
ergyd
ergyd
28 June 2023
Great way to meet and share a meal I love to cook & try the flavours of places I visit. As I'm travelling solo I thought this would be a great way to learn something about the food culture of the area and meet people at the same time. The hosts were so gracious and much thought went into giving the group a wonderful time, keeping things running smoothly. Andreas the driver was very knowledgable (on all subjects!) and attentive to the group - on full time translation duties, keeping everyone engaged. The group was a mix of adults, children, teens. Taking account of the mix of ages, food preferences etc the experience is more about preparing food rather than cooking as such. The food we prepared and ate together was fun to do and delicious to eat, all vegetarian, which reflects the predominant way of eating here, using mainly local seasonal, fruit and vegetables. There was also a touch of wine history & tasting, a brief history of Crete, rural cultural artefacts & feeding goats all included. I met some really nice people and had a wonderful time. Really appreciated all the effort and thought from the hosts and Andreas that went into making it all happen. A delightful way to spend an afternoon and evening. Thank you
Debra
Debra
28 June 2023

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Tour overview

Tour Highlights

  • Enjoy a small-group safari tour.
  • Off-road adventure on the high mountains
  • Experience the best panoramic views of Chania
  • Visit an authentic shepherd’s hut (called “Mitato”)
  • Taste the coffee or mountain tea at the village’s coffee shop
  • Traditional Cretan Lunch with plenty of local wine & delicacies

Description

Experience a magnificent safari up in the foothills of the White Mountains of Chania with breathtaking panoramic views. Visit small Cretan villages en route, discover the island’s history and traditions and meet the local shepherds exploring an authentic “Mitato” (shepherd’s shelter up in the mountains). Conquer the mountains of Chania, reaching an altitude of 1350m and learn everything about the flora & fauna of this stunning place.

The off-road adventure starts from Chania. We will pick you up from your hotel or a pre-arranged meeting location. We drive towards our first destination through a gorgeous green valley full of citrus fruits, oranges, avocados, lemons, and kiwis. On our way up to the mountains, we stop for a coffee at Deres village. Then, driving through Vatolakos, Alikianos, Fournes, Meskla, Zourva and Therisso villages, you will experience the mountainous Crete. We will follow a beautiful off-road route up to the shepherd’s shelter, away from crowds and the touristic attractions of Chania. Our journey through unknown shepherd’s roads, where only a four-wheel drive can approach, leads us to the Cretan wildness and the local shepherds. You will admire breathtaking panoramic views of northern Crete and the wild hawks, eagles and goats of the mountains.

A small dirt road is bringing us to our trip’s highest point (1350m altitude) in the heart of the White Mountains, where you will discover everything about the everyday life of a Cretan shepherd. We will taste Crete’s most delicious cheese, “Graviera”, and see where they are traditionally producing it.

Returning to Chania, we will enjoy a short walk at the historical village of Therisso and taste the island’s best delicacies during our lunch at a small family-run restaurant. After lunch, we drive through the spectacular gorge of Therisso. This historical path’s beautiful surrounding environment will complete today’s mouthwatering experience and close our memorable journey through the Cretan traditions and lifestyle.

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IMPORTANT NOTE FOR PICKUPS

In our small-group and group tours we are picking up our guests from selected meeting points in Chania area and accecible by our vehicles hotels. Please select your pick up point according to your hotel’s location and don’t hesitate to contact us for any further clarification