Tour Overview

  • Drive through a dense forest, one of the few of the island.
  • Walk around a small, traditional village and enjoy a Greek coffee with the locals.
  • Visit historical churches
  • Cross two impressive canyons
  • Enjoy one of the most beautiful Cretan beaches
  • Experience a full Cretan meal
  • Take amazing photos along the way
  • StartAtsipopoulo
  • FinishAtsipopoulo
  • PerfectureRethymno

The tour

Starting with a beautiful off-road drive through the region of village Prines, we head to our first stop - Malaki village. Here, we take a walk through narrow streets, meeting the locals for a Greek coffee and local pastry.

We continue heading south through a beautiful valley of “Tis Nifis ta Potamia”, with its 360° view of the majestic Cretan mountains: Psiloritis on our left and the White Mountains are on our right! Thereafter, we follow an adventurous off-road track through the dense forest of Agios Ioannis passing through the impressive Kotsifos gorge. Finally, we find ourselves on the road to Rodakino beach with its breathtaking view of the Libyan sea.

Once at Rodakino beach, we relax with a refreshing swim, and then it’s lunch time! The group will enjoy a, delicious meal of local specialities, before returning to the vehicles.

From Rodakino, we take an off-road, coastal track with a breathtakingly beautiful sea view, that brings us to Plakias beach. At Plakias, we have some time to walk around the tourist center, or enjoy a last swim before we leave the southern seaside of the island.

The last part of our safari is more relaxing, but still impressive! The road takes us to the heart of Kourtaliotiko gorge for some of the best photo opportunities of the day. Kourtaliotiko is our final stop, before heading back to Rethymno.

The tour includes

  • Transfer from and to hotel
  • Vehicle and fuel
  • Guide
  • Coffee with locals
  • Full meal
  • Taxes
  • Insurance
  • High quality photograps

Tour Details

* 4 pax per vehicle. If you are 2 pax, you share your vehicle. Drivers and passengers may exchange places at will, provided everyone is in possession of a valid driving license.

Time
9.30-17.00
Distance
80 km
Off road
40%

Don’t forget

  • Driving license
  • Camera
  • Swimsuit / sunscreen / hat
  • Walking shoes
  • A bottle of water
  • Personal medication

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