Crete: Land Rover Safari on Minoan Route
- Transportation included
- Duration: 8 hours
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Pick up service from the hotel door makes it very easy to join this tour. We had a full land rover of 8, all swapping seats to share the better seats. The high plateau is very different to the coastal dry areas, green and productive. The tour lets you get to see Crete away from the tourism spots. Eagles, seeing how sheep's cheese is made, lovely meal at a taverna, viewing the Minoan trail, trip to the cave of Zeus was a bit disappointing and I didn't feel it was worth the 6 Euro entrance fee. All in all highly recommended.
This was a great experience. We were in Crete for 5 days and unsure of what tours to take, but I would recommend this tour to see the other side of the island. Our guide Stelious (I think) was fantastic, he was funny and educational. The tour had quite a few stops to break up the driving and enjoy some of the scenery. We decided to rotate the seating as it would be a bad situation if you were always stuck in the back 4 seats for the duration. I would recommend this tour to anyone visiting Crete for the first time.
This tour was excellent - pick up was prompt, the vehicle was in fabulous condition, comfy and air conditioned and our guide, Jason, was AMAZING - he was a wealth of knowledge about Crete, its people and its history. This was a great chance to get off the tourist track and see places we would never have found by ourselves. We had 6 guests on our tour which was perfect - it might be a bit tight with the full 8 guests that the vehicle can take
Darrel are guide was amazingly informative, witty and considerate. We had the best day, we took a cardi for the cooler air as it gets cooler the higher you go and sun cream, as the sun is very strong. The lunch was plentiful and fresh. The steps up to the cage were a killer to be honest but that may be just down tomus being unfit. A terrific day, a must do.
Great tour, offroad truck will pick you at your hotel and you can explore the most beautiful parts of Crete, you can experience the Greek/Cretan hospitality in small towns inside the island. Michalis (Sniper) is a great guide!