The White Mountains off-road expedition from Chania
Minimum age: 6
- Visit the White Mountains and enjoy the best panoramic view of Chania
- Embark on a semiprivate tour for up to 6 or 8 persons per vehicle
- Savor coffee or tea or juice in a traditional coffee shop
- Pay a visit to an original shepherd’s hut or else “Mitato” at 1350m
- Lunch with traditional Cretan platters
All about the trip
Our amazing off-road adventure begins by crossing a valley full of orange and avocado trees, and many vegetables gardens. Climbing up the foothills of the White Mountains where we make our coffee stop at Deres to enjoy our morning break. Continuing we drive through the Cretan villages of Vatolakos, Alikianos, Fournes, Meskla, Zourva and Therisso getting a taste of the mountainous Crete in the foot of the White Mountains, following an off road route up to the shepherd’s hut called “Mitato” far away from tourist areas. We are travelling on uncharted routes where only a four wheel drive can approach and we enjoy the magnificent panoramic views of northern Crete and, if lucky ... to marvel some wild eagles and goats from up close giving us a good reason to stop and capture the moment. A small rocky road will lead us up to our trip’s highest point of 1350 meters altitude in the heart of the White Mountains of Crete, where you will find out all about the lifestyle of a shepherd. We will learn where the famous Cretan “Graviera” cheese was produced and explore an original Shepherd's hut called "Mitato".
On our way back we will enjoy the best panoramic view of Chania from above, until we arrive at Therisso village for a short walk in the historic village and a visit in a small Cretan family tavern for our lunch. After our lunch we will follow the road through the amazing gorge of Therisso that will lead us back to the city of Chania.What Wikipedia Says
What is included in the price
- Hotel pick up and drop off
- Off-road vehicles (7 or 9 seater) driven by multilingual escort-drivers
- A visit to an original Shepherd's Hut "Mitato"
- Coffee or tea, lunch with traditional Cretan food
- Liability Insurance and local Taxes.
What is not included in the price
- Wine or beers or refreshements in tavern
The trip is not recommended to people suffering from car sickness, having mobility or kinetic or back problems, pregnant women or for children younger than 7 years old as we don't provide baby seats, or people taller than 195 cm or heavier than 130 kg. Alcohol consumption is not allowed to minors under age of 18 years old. Uncharted Escapes reserves the right to make minor changes in the program when considered necessary, for example, in case of unfavorable weather conditions. This can be done without any prior notice.
Please let us know during the booking of this activity if you require a vegetarian lunch or if you have any food allergies.
This activity is organised by Malaxianakis Emmanouil - Uncharted escapes, Mesologgiou 1, Chania, 73131, Greece, +30 6983830830, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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