Jeep Safari to Matala
We begin our jeep safari driving through the route of the vineyards of Crete. We will cross the villages famous for the grape varieties and their wines and that is why we will meet many well-known wineries on our way.
Our first stop is the village of Agios Thomas a village located at an altitude of 760 meters, dating back to 1371 AD. Here you will see the Byzantine churches, ruins of the Byzantine aqueduct as well as the Roman era tombs.
Going down, we will cross the Messara valley and following a route through olive groves, we will reach the monastery of Odigitria one of the most famous monasteries of Crete, dating back to the 14thcentury. You will be amazed by the beauty of the monastery and you will have the opportunity to visit the museum with objects of the daily life of Cretans.
Following a beautiful dirty road we arrive at the entrance of Agiofarango gorge and start crossing it on foot. Walking through the gorge (with zero difficulty degree) you will have the opportunity to get close to sheeps and goats which are beautiful and absolutely harmless. After 20 minutes walking you will end up on a beach with fine pebble that will really enchant you. It is the paradise of Southern Crete
After swimming in the crystal clear waters and driving through a beautiful dirt road we reach Matala, the famous village of southern Crete where the Hippies lived in the 70s. Here you will have free time to admire the beauties of the village and visit the caves of the Hippies.
We return to the hotel through a beautiful route.
This journey will amaze and fill you with pictures that will stay with you for a lifetime.
- Children 2-12 years old – 50%
- Ammoudara/ Heraklion/Karteros/Kokkini Hani/ Gournes/Gouves/Analipsi/Anissaras/ Hersonissos: 8:00 – 17:00
The correct pick-up time will be shown on your ticket.
The drop-off time is approximate and delays can occur.