Duration 🌞 Full Day




from 30€
Every Saturday from June till October


From Adelianos Kampos, Bali, Georgioupolis, Gerani, Kavros, Koumpes, Missiria, Panormo, Platanias, Rethymno town, Sfakaki, Skaleta, Stavromenos


Duration 10 hours / Stay in Fodele approximately 45 minutes/ Stay in Dicteon Cave approximately 1 hour / Stay in Tzermiado appoximately 2 hours / Stay in Kera monastery approximately 45 minutes


Lasithi Plateau is one of the few areas in the Mediterranean with permanent inhabitants at an altitude over 800 meters. It is surrounded by the Dikti Mountains and 18 quaint villages, which still retain the atmosphere of another era. You can admire the remaining famous windmills and the venetian ditches, the drainage system of the Plateau.Here you can visit the Dictean Cave with the fantastic stalactites and stalagmites, where according to the myth the father of the Greek ancient Gods, Zeus, was born.

Tzermiado, the capital of the villages on the plateau, will amaze you with its natural beauty, it’s traditional architecture and its breathtaking views. Here you can take pictures of the wonderful landscape, rest for a while and enjoy your lunch in one of the local taverns.

Our last stop is at the historical monastery of Kera Kardiotissa, a monastery inhabited and run by nuns, which is located in an idyllic landscape. Here you can admire the miraculous icon of Virgin Mary, plenty of frescoes and a variety of other icons, dating back to the 14th century.


Indicative Time-Table:

09:15    Arrival in Fodele
10:00    Departure from Fodele
12:00    Arrival in Dicteon Cave
13:00     Departure from Cave
13:05      Arrival in Tzermiado
15:00    Departure from Tzermiado
15:15    Arrival in Monastery of Kera
16:00    Departure from Monastery
17:30    Arrival in Bali
18:00    Arrival in Rethimno
18:30    Arrival in Georgioupolis

The timing of the program will be approximate, depending on traffic and weather conditions as well as the unexpected overcrowding.



Pick-up & Drop-off service (mainly from hotels at Adelianos Kampos, Bali, Georgioupolis, Gerani, Kavros, Koumpes, Missiria, Panormo, Platanias, Rethymno town, Sfakaki, Skaleta, Stavromenos is provided. If pick up from your hotel is not possible you will be picked up from the closest pick up point)

Transport by air-conditioned coach

Professional Guide


Not Included:

OPTIONAL Entrance fee to Dicteon Cave (6€ per person) – Paid on the spot in cash

OPTIONAL Entrance fee to Monastery of Kera (2€ per person) – Paid on the spot in cash

Personal expenses



Children up to 3 years old free of charge and travelling on parents’ lap

Children 4 to 11 years old 50% discount


Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations 2 days prior to departure, no cancellation fees

Cancellation 1 day prior to departure, 100% cancellation fees

Non-Show 100% cancellation fees



  1. For bookings 2 days before departure please contact us in order to check availability!
  2. Please provide fullname, telephone number (country code included), e-mail and accommodation details (hotel name & address) upon booking.
  3. Please arrive on time to the given pick-up point. Unfortunately, there is no option to wait for latecomers. In case of delay, missed pick-up, missed departure time, no refunds.
  4. The travel agency reserves the right to alter or cancel any tour due to adverse weather conditions or insufficient passengers number or force majeure 12 hours prior to departure time with a notification to the traveler.


Upon booking you will receive from us in a separate mail your activity’s voucher with specific pick-up details (please check your spam folder as well)


For clarifications please send us a mail at online@travelid.gr or contact us at +30 2810 335 227

We are at your disposal from Monday to Friday 09:00 am till 20:00 pm and Saturday 09:00 till 15:00 pm