Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from April 3rd till October 27th
From Ammoudara, Analipsi, Anissaras, Chersonissos, Gouves, Heraklion, Kokkini Hani, Malia, Sissi, Stalida.
Duration 8 hours / Ending time 16:30 – 17:00 (depending on drop-off area)
EXOTIC EXCURSION IN THE SOUTH!!! Visit the historic Monastery of Saint George Epanosifis and small villages.
A special excursion to the South of the island, what else but the Trypiti beach – South coast route with the visit to the historical Monastery of Saint George Epanosifis, the passing from the biggest valley of Crete Messara, the Off-roading through the huge vertical rocks of the gorge of Trypiti and the swimming in the crystal clear waters of the South Cretan sea in the well-hidden exotic calm beach of Trypiti!
We start our tour heading towards the South side of the island and passing through many traditional settlements. Τhis will be beginning to experience the unknown beauty of the island and understand the tribal peaceful way of life of the hospitable locals.
Heading to our first stop we will tour around the mountain range of the highest mountain of Crete, Psiloritis. A place that is characterized as a GLOBAL GEOPARK by UNESCO! Then we will arrive at the holy Monastery of Saint George Epanosifis, one of the more populous and famous monasteries on Crete!
We continue driving through the biggest valley of Crete surrounded by the olive forests and we will visit a small village for a walk or coffee. After the small break, we will pass through the biggest valley of Crete next to ancient monuments of the pre-Minoan, Minoan, and Roman eras just before our descent inside the gorge and through huge vertical rocks that end at the well-hidden and exotic beach of Trypiti. Enjoy a highly impressive route through the forest of wild olive trees and wild goats that live in the area. The landscape of incomparable natural beauty rich in flora and fauna with hundreds of wild herbs to collect.
Arrival at the beach and time to swim in its crystal clear waters. Quiet beach for moments of relaxation just before our lunch with authentic Cretan BBQ food with local wine and water in a restaurant that is located in the middle of the forest!
Satisfying with experiences and good traditional food, we return to your hotel.
✅ Pick-up & Drop-off service (mainly from hotels at Ammoudara, Analipsi, Anissaras, Chersonissos, Gouves, Heraklion, Kokkini Hani, Malia, Sissi, Stalida is provided. If pick up from your hotel is not possible you will be picked up from the closest pick-up point)
✅Prosecco and seasonal fruits
✅Land rover Defender / Toyota Landcruiser vehicle & fuel
✅Experienced and informative drivers in your language
✅ Dinner with wine and water***
Appetizers per 4 people: greek salad, tzatziki, dolmades (stuffed vine leaves with rice), green beans in tomato sauce, bread (dakos dried bread with olive oil)
Menu per 4 people: grilled pork, grilled chicken, olive oil fried potatoes
Desserts: seasonal fruit or homemade dessert with raki
Everything is baked in a traditional wood oven
For the kids we can provide any available other option the client wants upon request.
The menu can be changed if there is any allergy