Southern Crete - Asterousia explor Jeep Safari


Tags: 4x4 Asterousia day trip Gorge Heraklion Lentas off-road Tripiti The visitor cannot be left unmoved by the diversity of Crete. Southern Crete in particular is the area that creates the most intense emotions. A place of wild beauty that you will love at first sight.

  • Language
Experienced, English speaking
  • Transfer
Free transport from/to your ho
  • Price includes
Free Wi-Fi
  • Price includes
Land Rover Discovery 3 – fuels
  • Meal
Lunch (wine, soft drinks, wate
  • Eguipment
Binoculars (2 pairs per car) S

 Our day starts in Herakliion. After getting to know your guide and a brief presentation of the excursion we will head south. Our adventure begins at the foot of mount Giouhtas where you get the chance to admire the mountain, where according to myth, Zeus is buried. Soon after, we will reach the monastery of Epanosifi that was built in 1600 where we will make a short stop for some pictures. Then we will continue our journey via the provincial roads through some of the oldest and most historically rich villages of Crete, until we reach the village of Vasiliki. There you will be able to have a coffee or soft drinks before we head out to the off-road route leading to Tripiti beach. From there our off road trip begins and through gorge of Agios Savvas and after crossing the narrowest path of Tripiti gorge we reach Tripiti beach. There you can have a swim in the crystal waters of southern crete, enjoy the sun, and have a drink at the small hippie style tavern. later we can visit the isolated and less known Fylakas beach, next to Tripiti and explore the seabed with a mask. After you are full of sun and ready to go, we will go and have lunch at a great local tavern that offers delicious high quality traditional Cretan food and is located next to the Gorge of Agios Savvas and inside the oldest known olive tree forest, .

 As the day goes on, we continue our journey towards Krotos village via the provincial  dirt road that runs west through the majestic south Cretan scenery,  witnessing its’ wild beauty and untouched landscape which is guaranteed to take your breath away. After a short while we will reach Panagia Vithano where you can take some pictures. From that point on we will head back to Heraklion through the new provincial road.

• Driving through the gorge of Ag. Savva and the ''steno faragi'' passage, where the gorge becomes so narrow that only one car can pass.

• Swimming on the amazing beach of Tripiti and the Libyan Sea.

• Distance:

• Total tour duration 8 hours

• Family friendly: Yes

Minimum number of participants, 3 persons • Experienced, English speaking driver

Price includes
• Free transport from/to your hotel. (as long as you are within the predefined pick-up area)
• Free Wi-Fi 
• Land Rover Discovery 3 – fuels
• Lunch (wine, soft drinks, water)
• Two Bottles of water and one juice box per person
• Binoculars (2 pairs per car)
• Scuba mask
• Sunshade (one per car)

 Price excludes 
• Private expenses (coffees, alcoholic drinks etc.)
• Anything that it is not mentioned at the "Price includes" list

What to bring

• Walking shoes or sandals
• Camera
• Sun Screen
• Hat – sun glasses
• Swimming suit - towel



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