2-Day Luxury Tour: East Crete Must-See Highlights with Local Food & Wine Tasting

Tour Number

Activity Level

784877


Categories

First Time Visitor, Food and Wine, Local Experience

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), Greek (fluent), Russian (fluent)

Explore the unspoiled East Crete in 2 days with authentic experiences and local food & wine!


Day 1

Experience all "must-see" Cretan landmarks - Knossos Palace, Cave of Zeus and a journey to the mountainous East Crete. Enjoy a persona pick up and drop off with a premium vehicle at full-day disposal and privacy like a true VIP. You will be provided with skip-the-line accesses in archaeological areas, key pieces of information, extra-personalized attention and engagement with the Cretan local lifestyle. You will also visit local eateries to try authentic delicacies and get the best recommendations for a traditional Cretan lunch!

Day 2

Go beyond the usual and you will be left amazed by the idyllic ambiances at gorgeous East Crete off-the-beaten-track. Soak up the beauty and the local lifestyle which is basked in chic luxury amid beautiful nature sights without the hype and mass of tourists. You will be engaged with traditional villages, exquisite archaeological spots, easily accessible wild gorges with unspoiled natural beauty, breezy waterfalls, and ancient monasteries.

Itinerary

HIGHLIGHTS

DAY 1

- Private guided tour to Knossos Palace
- Authentic journey to mountainous East Crete & engagement with local lifestyle & hospitality
- Coffee stop under an ancient plane tree in a picturesque traditional village
- Explore Cave of Zeus (Dikteon Andron)
- Visit an ancient Byzantine Monastery
- Visit an authentic Cretan ceramic workshop
- Lunch in most authentic Cretan taverns or gourmet restaurants in the mountains

DAY 2

- South-Eastern Crete's nature exploration with a local insider guide
- Visit a mountainous village to engage with ancient Cretan custom crafting & local traditions
- Coffee in a traditional small village
- Visit a Byzantine Monastery
- Explore an ancient forested region of East Crete
- Stop at a spot where Libyan & Cretan Sea can be depicted at the same time
- Breakfast in a place with refreshing mountainous springs - Hiking (easy mode) & bathing in a wild gorge
- Swimming on a beach of the Libyan sea
- Recommendations for an authentic lunch in a tavern or restaurant

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 2 days

This private tour is fully-customizable with flexible pick up, drop off and tour duration.

Transportation

- I can arrange a premium 3-seats, 6-seats or 9-seats vehicle at your full-day disposal.

- For up to 3 people, I can offer a lower price. Please contact me to receive a Quote.

- For up to 9 people, I can arrange a Mercedes-Benz minibus Sprinter 9-seats. Please contact me to receive a Quote.

- This private tour can be arranged from any defined region of your stay on Crete island. Please contact me to receive a Quote.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Other: - Personal pick-up and drop-off with a flexible start time
- Full-day chauffeured premium vehicle (Wi-Fi & amenities) at the disposal
- Private local insider guide
- Archaeology specialized private guide
- VIP skip-the-line accesses
- Refrigerator with mineral water & fresh Greek fruits (VIP minibus option)
- Child seats (if requested)
- Fruits & Nuts of Crete

Estimated Local Cash Needed

55 EUR - For personal expenses, entrance tickets and average lunch costs

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: - Admission fees
- Drinks and meals
- Wine Tasting expenses (if requested)

Restrictions

All of my private tours and shore excursions are highly-professionally organized in terms of guiding services and transportation without any restrictions.

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    Currency
    Tour Price

    1587 USD(for up to 6 people) (duration: 2 days) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    784877


    Categories

    First Time Visitor, Food and Wine, Local Experience

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: Yes.

    Maximum travelers: 6

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent), Greek (fluent), Russian (fluent)

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