Shepherd’s Shelter explor Jeep Safari

196€

Tags: Cretan recipes Heraklion Mount Ida Psiloritis Sheep shearing Shepherd At the foot of Psiloritis, the highest mountain in Crete, where according to mythology, is the cave where Zeus was raised, you will have the unique opportunity to live one day as a local and become part of his daily activiti

• Experienced, English speakin
• Free transport from/to your
• Free Wi-Fi
• Land Rover Discovery 3 – fue
• Lunch (wine, soft drinks, wa
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 Our day starts in Heraklion. After getting to know your guide and a short presentation of the excursion, you will head to the Livadi plateau. The mountainous, provincial road climbs the eastern slopes of Psiloritis and offers incredible views of Heraklion and the Cretan Sea. Soon we reach Krousonas and through a dirt road, which runs parallel to the homonymous gorge, to the plateau. The place is beautiful with thousands of pear and apple trees scattered all over. If you visit it in the spring, you will see them in bloom. Through a passable dirt road, we will reach the village of Krana, where the "Shepherd's Shelter" is located.


There, depending on the season, you are welcome to join us in workshops for small groups, such as sheep milking and cheese making, growing vegetables and mountainous herbs, as well as cooking  using traditional Cretan recipes. In early spring join us in the vineyard, preparing next year’s crop. Sheep shearing can be both entertaining and laborious. In autumn, some of the year’s most recreative evenings take place at a kazani (tsikoudia distillery).

Αfter this full of energy day, you will taste the delicious Cretan cuisine with local ingredients.
The return to Heraklion will be through the provincial road Heraklion - Anogia.

Our off-road route to Livadi.

The amazing Cretan cuisine.
The one in a lifetime experience to make your own cheese.

Distance:

Total tour duration 8 hours.
Family friendly: Yes

196,80€/person

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)

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

What to bring
• Camera
• Sun Screen
• Hat – sun glasses

Map

 

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