6 DAYS – 5 NIGHTS (all hotels)
Discover the sunny Crete of contrasts and myths. The island of the laced seashore, impressive ridges, tropical landscapes, Minoan civilization, Venetian castles and hospitable residents that they often treats visitors “raki”- a well-known local drink and world famous to gastronomic treasures. Explore the most touristic island of Greece. The untouched hinterland that is included in the wider network of Natura, far from the cosmopolitan resorts in secret beaches and mountainous routes. The biggest island of Greece, a crossroad of three continents from the ancient times. Virgin nature , forests, kilometric long magical beaches, traditional villages, fertile plains , lakes, rivers and one of the biggest coastal ravine in Balkan, the one in Samaria. Traditional insular and mountainous color with countless historical memories.
OFF ROAD AdVENTURES has planned and selected all itineraries to be safe and beautiful throughout the entire season visited. Each route is checked the day before your excursion by our team to ensure safety and accessibility.
Our route crosses the most beautiful mountainous passages combined with light off roading. Let OFF ROAD AdVENTURES and our 20 years experience guide you to the “unknown” Greece though secret trails enjoying quality offroading.
An unforgettable experience through forests, valleys, rivers, waterfalls and sandy beaches.
• 1st DAY Arrival at CHANIA airport.
Transfer to hotel and free time to discover the most beautiful town of Greece and loose the sense of time in the old venetian port. Dinner and rest.
• 2nd DAY CHANIA – GRAMVOUSA – MILIA
Breakfast and 4X4 rentals pick up. After a short briefing we depart at 10:00 am for KISSAMOS port. Here starts our daily cruise in the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean sea. A sea trip with a unique scenery and the company of dolphins and the monachus – monachus seals.
We arrive at GRAMVOUSA islet the old pirates harbor, home of AEOLOS (the ancient guardian of the winds). We visit the venetian fortress and proceed our journey to BALOS with its unique beach filled with shells.
Swimming in the turquoise sea will make you realize that the tropics are closer than we think.
After a coffee-snack break we return to KISSAMOS port.
Through an adventurous mountainous off road track passing from canyons and forests we arrive at MILIA village. A medieval traditional village that even today they use gas lamps and cooking is done in wood burning ovens. Dinner and rest in a local guest house.
• 3rd DAY MILIA – ELAFONISOS -PALEOCHORA
After breakfast we depart at 09:30 for ELAFONISOS.
Through on and off road tracks and passing through the small traditional villages of TSOUROUNIANA, SIRIKARI STRATIGIANA and BERBITHIANA we arrive at ELAFONISOS.
Another exotic beach with crystal clear water allows you to swim or “walk” to the close islet.
After a snack – coffee break we depart for PALEOCHORA and our hotel.
Dinner at a traditional tavern with local delicacies.
• 4th DAY
After breakfast we depart at 09:30 from the hotel to take the ferry for AGIA ROUMELI .From here we will start our trekking adventure in the SAMARIA GORGE one of the most famous landmarks of CRETE. It is one of the longest canyons in EUROPE and through it’s unique geological formations will lead us from the south coast line to the main land.
Return to AGIA ROUMELI and from there with the ferry back to PALEOCHORA. Dinner and rest in our hotel.
• 5th DAY PALEOCHORA – OMALOS – CHANIA
At 09:00 we depart from our hotel after breakfast.
Through paved and off road tracks we arrive at OMALOS plain, the north entrance of SAMARIA GORGE, a place with a beautiful view.
From here we proceed through an entirely off road track for the mountainous passage of KALLERGIS at the national park of LEFKA ORI(WHITE MOUNTAINS in greek).
From here the view extends to the LIBYAN sea.
On our way to CHANIA we will stop for swimming at a local beach.
Arrival at CHANIA for a goodbye dinner and relax in our hotel
• 6th DAY After breakfast we depart for the airport.
COST : EURO /PERSON WITH A SUZUKI GRAND VITARA (OR SIMMILAR)
EURO /PERSON WITH A SUZUKI JIMNY (OR SIMMILAR)
For children’s please contact us with the number of them and their ages.
* MINIMUM PARTICIPANTS 6 VECHICLES/12 PERSONS
** COST IS CALCULATED BASED ON 2 ADULTS/VECHICLE
*** IN CASE OF MORE PERSONS PER VECHICLE ASK FOR PRICING
**** COST VARIES DEPENDING ON BOOKING SEASON
• RENTAL 4X4 CAR FOR 6 DAYS
• 5 NIGHTS IN A DOUBLE ROOM/BB BASIS
• 4 DINNERS IN HOTEL RESTAURANT (1st, 2nd 4th and 5th DAY)
• 1 DINNER IN TRADITIONAL GREEK TAVERNA ( 3rd DAY)
• 4 SNACKS – COFFEE BREAKS OUTDOORS
• UHF RADIO COMMUNICATION
• DVD WITH ADVENTURE’S HIGHLIGHTS
• SUPPORT AND ESCORT VECHICLE FULLY EQUIPED WITH
• 12/220V INVERTER
• SATELITE PHONE
• FIRST AID KIT
• ALL NECESSARY EQUIPMENT FOR OFF ROADING
• FERRY TICKETS
• PERSONAL EXPENSES
• TRAFFIC TICKETS
• ENTRANCE IN MUSEUMS, ARCHEOLOGICAL SITES AND SIGHTSEEING
• ANYTHING NOT MENTIONED IN PROGRAMM
NECESSARY PERSONAL EQUIPMENT
• DRINKABLE WATER
• MOUNTAIN BOOTS
• ATHLETIC SHOES
• WATERPROFF WINTER JACKET
• SWIMWEAR AND TOWELS
• PROPER OUTWEAR FOR OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
For OVER 6 vechicle/12 persons groups program and difficulty can be altered on request.
During our tour there are fuel and provisions supply spots.
Participants can choose non preselected tavernas and restaurants at their cost.
INFORM YOURSELVES ON PARTECIPANT’S RULES