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Jeep Safari Cretan Mainland & Lassithi, self driving

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10 hrs
Availability : 1/4 - 31/10
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Self driving 4×4 Suzuki Jimny Safari

We pick you up and we meet all together at our installation in Hersonissos. After a informative briefing & safe driving instructions you will get in your jeep and the adventure begins.

Starting on asphalt to Potamies village where the off road begins, we drive uphill, among rich Cretan flora  till we reach our first photo stop with a fantastic view on the Aposelemis Lake and the sunken village of Sfendili. From this point we descent following the lake shore to Avdou village, where we visit an olive oil factory for some tasting as well to be informed how olive oil is made. You will have the chance to walk in the small alleys of this beautiful village and get some time for refreshments at the local Café befour our tour continious.

Our convoy start driving towards the Lassithi Plateau where an exciting off road begins, where a unique panoramic view of the Lassithi Plateau and the north coast of Crete reveals. We will make the second photo stop  of the day in order to take the breathtaking view, if we are lucky we will see the Cretan Vultures that is often spotted in flocks in these mountains.

Following our way off road to the foot of the Lassithi Plateau where we drive through various traditional villages on our way to Kastelli village. Here we will have our stone-oven cooked lunch in a traditional taverna.

Refreshed and ready we continue heading North, driving through various small villages till we reach the unknown cave of St. Paraskevi (Skotino Cave). For 30 minutes we explore this important Minoan site and get informed about the history through the years. 

The last part of the day drives us all the way to the Cretan sea, at a sandy beach where we will get the chance to swim or enjoy a refreshment at the beach bar before we head back to the hotels.


Departure & Return Location

Pickup and return from meeting point close to your hotel

Pickup from City of Stay

Departure Time

Pickup time and details will be send to your email within 24 hours after your booking.

Price Includes

  • Transportation in Air-Conditioned bus
  • Professional Driver
  • Tour Guide
  • Boat Tickets (cruise to the island)
  • Lunch / Buffet on Board
  • All the legal taxes
  • Liability insurance coverage by ALLIANZ

Price Excludes

  • Snacks / Coffee
  • Umbrellas / Sunbeds

Available languages

  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Dutch
  • Russian

What to bring

  • Hat / Sunglasses / Sunscreen
  • Swimsuit / Beachtowel
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  • Passport

Important information

  • At the time of booking please provide your hotel name and location. You will be notified be email about the exact pick-up details
Tour ages
  • Adults 13+ | 60 EUR
  • Child 4-12 yrs | 30 EUR
  • Infant 0-3 yrs | Free

Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 48 hours in advance to receive a full refund



Morning Pick up

We will start collecting participants from pick-up points in the morning. Depending on the place of your hotel/apartment the bus drive will differ.

Bus Drive: 2 hours


Driving along the beautiful coast of Crete and the southernmost town of Europe, Ierapetra, we reach Makrigialos. A picturesque village in the South-East of Crete. Here we embark on the wooden pirate boat and start the cruise to Koufonisi.

1st stopCruise around the island of Koufonisi

A totally virgin island, away from any kind of human activity.

The boat sails around the whole island so guests can admire the beautiful coastline and caves surrounding it.

2nd stopKoufonisi Bay - 1 hour

Swiming: In a protected bay, the boat stops for swimming in the crystal clear, turquoise waters.

Lunch: Meal and drinks are served on board.


3rd stopKoufonisi Caves

Then the boat approaches the caves of Koufonisiso all participants can take photos of the unique scenery

4th stopBeach of Koufonisi– 2 hours 30 minutes

The next stop is one of the 36 exotic beaches of the island, where guest have plenty of time to relax and explore the hills and different bays.

Umbrellas can be rented on board.


Arrival back to out starting point.

End of the tourReturn to resorts

Embarkation in the buses and drive back to the hotels where we gathered participants in the morning.

Depending on traffic and on the pick-up places of each one, the time of journey back to the hotel will differ.

Bus Drive: 1.5-2 hours

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