Lassithi Jeep Safari Departure Areas:Total 75 €
Operates: Every day (except Sundays). Jeep Safari: Lassithi (full day tour). The jeep safari is driving 4x4 vehicles on forest trails, with the necessary accompaniment of profession
Operates: Every day (except Sundays).
The jeep safari is driving 4x4 vehicles on forest trails, with the necessary accompaniment of professional drivers. The mountains of Crete are a great opportunity for those who like adventure and off-road driving. We drive through the western side of eastern Crete Dikti or the Lassithi Mountains, a range with many peaks, the highest being the anonymous "2148". The well - known plateau of Lassithi (402 sq. km.) spreads out between the peaks.
The river crossing, the route on forest roads, visits to houses, monasteries and all the attractions that are on the way, with a variety of routes in lush vegetation and breathtaking landscapes provide a unique experience in a place where the mountain meets the sea ,the story of the legend and the culture with tradition.
Sissi, Malia, Stalis, Hersonissos, Piskopiano, Koutouloufari, Anissaras, Analipsis, Gouves, Gournes, Kokkini Hani, Karteros, Heraklion, Ammoudara (Gazi), Lygaria, Agia Pelagia. [We pick up from your hotel. Please add your hotel name in the comment box (next step)]
Every Day (except Sundays).
► Pick-up from hotel
► 4x4 jeeps, cabriole (Suzuki vitara,Suzuki Jimny)
► Fuel and Insurance
► Experienced and Informative Drivers
► You can choose to drive if you have your diving licence with you or you can just enjoy the tour as a passenger!
► BBQ: Mountain Barbeque [Greek salad, one glass of wine, water, soft drinks, bread, steak or chicken (according your request), tzatziki (included in the price)]
► 2 Coffee stops (food & drinks in coffee stops are not included in the price)
► Souvenir from the tour you have enjoyed!
Extra Fees (not included in the price)
Extras payable on the spot: -
Traditional Cretan Food with local wine, Lasithi Plateau.
8 hours approximately - 120 km.
Our start point is in Chersonissos, around 8:30 in the morning , from where we drive southwards to Aski village for our first coffee stop. (Askoi (GR: Ασκοί) is small village in the municipality of Kasteli has 315 inhabitants. It lies in the foothills of the Dikti mountain, 11 km to the east of Kasteli and 8 km from Lyttos) From this point we start the off-road track leading to the Dikti Mountains.
Agia Anna We will drive southwards among wonderful olive trees and wine yards to reach our peaceful BBQ place, named Agia Anna where we will enjoy our lunch in a wonderful and peaceful place. After this break we will go northwards, through off roads tracks to reach an altitude of 1900 meters, from where we will enjoy a breathtaking view of the Plateau of Lassithi. From here we will descend to 900 m. and we will cross the Plateau enjoying the view of its crops and windmills and we will have our last refreshment in the famous village of Seli. We start our return from Seli back home around 17:00 in the afternoon!!
- Walking shoes or ones that are comfortable for you to walk on uneven roads
- Camera, for breathtaking pictures
- Sun protection; we advise the use of especially during July, August and September
- Extra money for personal purchases, think of souvenirs, olive oil products, raki etc.
Our lunch consists of several traditional starters with Greek salad and there is a choice of main course. If you have any specific food requests, in case of vegetarian, religious or food allergies, please leave a message in the comment box.
The tour is ideal for everyone who´s looking for an experience beyond the ordinary, youth groups, single or couple participants, families with children, and companies.
Adults: Over 11 years old (Full fare)
Children: 3 to 11 years old (Child's fare)
Infants: 0 to 2 years free of charge (We provide baby seats)
Directions while booking:
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