Authentic East Crete Idyllic Escape - VIP Small Group from East Crete Regions

Go beyond the usual and you will be left amazed by the idyllic ambiances of the uncharted East Crete. Enjoy your VIP small group tour with maximum comfort and a premium chauffeured vehicle at your full-day disposal. Soak up the beauty and the authentic local lifestyle of the South-Eastern Crete which is basked in chic luxury amid beautiful nature sights without the hype and mass of tourists. Your local insider guide will engage you with traditional ancient villages, exquisite archaeological spots, easily accessible wild gorges with unspoiled natural beauty and breezy waterfalls, and Byzantine monasteries. Not to mention that the island unfolds its love for good food, thus you will receive the best recommendations for an authentic Cretan lunch at the most picturesque places!

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8 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Wi-Fi, USB sockets & hygiene vehicle amenities
    • Chauffeured premium vehicle on disposal
    • Mineral water, fresh fruits and nuts of Crete island
    • Personal pick-up and drop-off with flexible start time
    • Private local insider guide
    • VIP skip-the-line accesses
    What's excluded :
    • Admission fees (if applicable)
    • Drinks and meals in taverns
    • Wine tasting expenses (if requested)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Istron, Istron, Agios Nikolaos, Lasithi Prefecture, Crete

    This is one of the potential regions for your personal pick up and drop off.

    Pass By: Agios Nikolaos, Agios Nikolaos, Lasithi Prefecture, Crete

    Enjoy a personal pick-up with a premium vehicle at your full-day disposal, at any defined time of the day. Your private day tour will start with a memorable journey to the heart of the East Crete by following bespoke itineraries off-the-beaten-path.

    Pass By: Elounda, Elounda, Lasithi Prefecture, Crete

    This is one of the potential regions for your personal pick up and drop off.

    Stop At: Kritsa, Kritsa, Lasithi Prefecture, Crete

    The first stop will be in an ancient Cretan village, an authentic center of weaving art that is famous for its textile shops and unique folklore collection. There your private local insider guide will provide you with key pieces of information and engage you with the authentic local lifestyle. The next neighbor's village is famous for its traditional Kafenion shops (Café), delicious award-winning oil, abundant fruits, and vegetables. Thus, that would be the right cozy spot to enjoy your coffee with tasty local fruits. You will also have the opportunity to be guided in the historic Church of Panagia Kera.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Kroustas Forest Historical Landscape Park, Kroustas, Crete Greece

    Afterward, you will explore the ancient forested region of the mountainous South-Eastern Crete. There you will make a memorable photo-stop at the highest peak of the region - an amazing spot for observing both the Libyan and Cretan Sea at the same time! Following, you will enjoy an authentic Cretan breakfast in a stunning uncharted place under the shade of ancient plane trees and surrounded by lush green and refreshing springs. This is the spot where only the local shepherds enjoy taking their breakfast.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Lassithi Plateau, Crete 72052 Greece

    The next stop will be in one of the most beautiful wild gorges of East Crete. A least-trampled paradise and easy-accessible for relaxed hiking with your private local insider. Inside the gorge, you will explore wildflowers, Cretan Golden eagles and the Cretan wild goat known as the Agrimi or Kri-Kri, and many other hidden gems of the Cretan nature. Not to mention that you can also bath in the breezy fresh-water waterfalls of the gorge!

    At the end of the day, in order to relax and regain strength, you will be taken to a quaint beach of the Libyan Sea (South-Eastern region) with its emerald blue waters, craggy coastline, and my coves. There you will receive the best recommendations for a delicious lunch in one of the local fish taverns, with freshly caught seafood.

    Duration: 3 hours

  • Departure Point :
    1: Elounda, Greece
    2: Agios Nikolaos, Greece
    3: Istro 721 00, Greece
    Traveler pickup is offered
    - Enjoy personal pick up and drop off from your hotel, villa, or cruise.- Please note that you will be personally informed about the final pick up time upon the group formulation.Ports
    • Port Police, Koundourou 3, Ag. Nikolaos 721 00, Greece
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 4/26/2020 - 12/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:07:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infant seats available
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Crete Private & Luxury Tours by Snami Travel

Activity ID: V-61532P64

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