East Crete Private Tour: Dikti Mountains - Lassithi Plateau - Cave of Zeus - Kera Nunnery

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Tour Number

Activity Level

441254


Categories

Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, Local Experience, Hiking and Walking

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), German (fluent), Greek (fluent)

Cave of Zeus and Lassithi with a Private Guide


We will start our tour visiting the mountainous regions of East Crete, the breathtaking range of Dikti Mountains.

Reaching an altitude of 850m above the sea level, we will be reaching the fertile plateau of Lasithi with its unique traditional villages, byzantine churches and picturesque windmills.

Our first stop will be the Monastery of Panagia Kera Kardiotissa renowned for its byzantine frescos and unique "miraculous" icon.

At an altitude of almost 900 meters above the sea level, we will be visiting the Cave of Zeus, one of the most impressive Temple- Caves on Crete, the place where according to the myth the "Cretan born Zeus" was born.

We will enjoy our lunch at a local family restaurant in Psychro village, and then we will visit a local pottery workshop before heading back to Heraklion.

Itinerary

- Visit of the Monastery of Panagia Kera with the famous icon
- Visit of the Plateau of Lassithi
- Visit of the Cave of Zeus or Diktaion Andron
- Lunch at Psychro village at a local restaurant
- Local Pottery Workshop visit

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

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

Duration: 8 hours

Moderate hike for 20 min is required for the Cave of Zeus.

Transportation

Your vehicle would be a premium class Minibus with 15 Seats capacity and a professional driver.

What’s Included

Other: - my guiding services

- your private transportation on a premium class minibus

- a professional driver

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 euro - Average per person for local meal and entrance tickets

What’s Extra

Other: - your entrance tickets for the sites

- donkey ride to the Cave, if desired

- your lunch costs, paid locally

A Recent Review of this tour

Marilina is a great tour guide and has studied and knows her history. We enjoyed our two days with her on the beautiful Island of Crete. My only regret was not having more days to be there
Noel Hayes

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    441254


    Categories

    Youth and Family, Museums / Culture, Local Experience, Hiking and Walking

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 10

    Language(s)

    explanation

    English (fluent), German (fluent), Greek (fluent)

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