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Off-Road Buggy Adventure in CreteDay Trips

Off-Road Buggy Adventure in Crete

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Explore Crete’s rugged interior on a full-day off-road buggy trip from Hersonissos. Drive or ride a 4-wheeler and travel through picturesque villages and countryside up to the Lasithi Plateau, framed by the Dikti Mountains. Follow black-topped roads and off-road trails, traverse olive groves and mountain slopes, and stop for photos and to visit the Kera Kardiotissa monastery (own expense). Traditional taverna lunch, driving instructions, and port and hotel drop-off in the Hersonissos area included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$167.73
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$167.73

Full-Day Land Rover Safari from Heraklion with LunchDay Trips

Full-Day Land Rover Safari from Heraklion with Lunch

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Discover ancient Minoan history, Cretan farming culture, and magnificent island views on this full-day off-roading adventure from Heraklion. Travel in a rugged Land Rover along historic mountain trails, stopping along the way to visit the mythological Diction Cave, shepherds’ villages, the scenic Lassithi Plateau, and an eco park where traditional ways of life are still practiced. Replenish your energy with an included lunch and taste of ‘raki’ liqueur at a local tavern.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$89.86
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$89.86
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Crete Land Rover Safari with Lunch and DrinksDay Trips

Crete Land Rover Safari with Lunch and Drinks

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Explore the diverse palm forests, gorges, and beaches of Crete on a full-day Land Rover safari. Rumble along remote roads in the gorgeous Rethymno region, passing landmarks like Prasses Gorge and Potamon Dam and stopping to swim in the Libyan Sea. Get a taste of Cretan country life when you visit traditional villages like Spili, and try local cuisine with included lunch at a tavern. Skip the hassle of a rental car and let a sturdy 4x4 and guide show you the best of the island’s scenery and culture.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$101.84
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$101.84
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Imbros Gorge from Heraklion regionHiking

Imbros Gorge from Heraklion region

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The gorge of Imbros is one of the deepest and narrowest gorges of Crete and the second most popular for visitors after the gorge of Samaria. It ιs located in the South East part of the White Mountains, with 7km length, and has slopes up to 300m high. There are some spectacular sections, especially several very narrow passages. It is famous due to the rare flora and the amazing landscape all over the area. The scenery is beautiful and the low difficulty makes the descent of Imbros ideal for families. This walk takes about 2 ½ hours, at the end of the gorge at the village Komitades you can take a rest and enjoy a cold drink or a coffee You will then drive down to the seaside village of Chora Sfakion where you will have free time to relax at one of the little café/taverns on the water front overlooking the sea or enjoy a dip in the cool Libyan sea. You will be returned to the same point as the morning pick up.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$62.30
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$62.30

Samaria Gorge - Semi Private Hiking Day Trip from Chania, with max 6 onboardDay Trips

Samaria Gorge - Semi Private Hiking Day Trip from Chania, with max 6 onboard

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Walk one of Europe’s longest canyons on this full-day hiking experience through the Samaria Gorge from Chania. With an experienced guide, hike the 10 miles (16 kilometers) through this breathtaking gorge, part of the Samaria national park in Crete’s White Mountains. Walk between towering cliffs, pass abandoned villages and absorb the awe-inspiring natural scenery and tranquility. Keep a steady pace during the 6-hour hike, sometimes over rocky terrain, and finish with time for a swim and lunch at Aghia Roumeli village. Numbers are limited for a more personalized, small-group experience.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$113.82
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$113.82
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Zeus Cave & Lassithi Plateau (Safari Adventure Offroad Excursion)Day Trips

Zeus Cave & Lassithi Plateau (Safari Adventure Offroad Excursion)

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Explore the rugged and wild side of Crete on the off-road adventure tour. Travel comfortably in a Land Rover high up into the Dikti mountain range. By going on an organized tour, you won’t have to worry about getting lost in unmarked rural areas and an experienced driver drives with confidence on the mountain roads. Highlights include reaching Lassithi Plateau and exploring Zeus Cave. When you’ve worked up an appetite, a delicious local Cretan lunch in a taverna is provided.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$106.63
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$106.63
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Full Day Samaria Gorge 10-Mile Walking Tour from ChaniaNature and Wildlife

Full Day Samaria Gorge 10-Mile Walking Tour from Chania

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With its sheer walls and tight passageways, the Samaria Gorge is one of Crete’s most striking natural wonders. With this tour, all the logistics are taken care of so all you need do is complete the challenging 10-mile (18-kilometer) hike. Set off from Chania in early morning and arrive at the trailhead ahead of the crowds. After the guided hike, board a boat back to Chora Sfakion, then a bus back to Chania.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$47.61
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Sarakina Gorge & High Mountains & South Coast & (Luxury Adventure)Day Trips

Sarakina Gorge & High Mountains & South Coast & (Luxury Adventure)

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Experience Crete away from the crowds with this guided off-road safari adventure. Visit Crete’s mountainous interior, with its plateaus and forests, in an air-conditioned Land Rover Discovery. Travel ancient Minoan paths through wild nature. Stop at spectacular vistas, including a peak where you can see both the Aegean and Libyan Seas. A traditional Cretan lunch and refreshments are provided on this all-inclusive, full-day outing.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$106.63
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Snorkeling and Boat trip in CreteTheater

Snorkeling and Boat trip in Crete

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Snorkeling is very relaxing and at the same time a very exciting activity which is suitable for all ages. Join us in a daily (morning or afternoon) guided “snorkeling” trip, take the mask, fins, snorkel and shorty wet suit from us, board on our 10 meters shady rib boat and take the chance to relax watching the marine life of our island. We visit always two different spots with a lot of marine life, such as caves and an open water area always depends on the weather conditions
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$73.73
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Full Day Tour to Samaria GorgeDay Trips

Full Day Tour to Samaria Gorge

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Pull on your walking shoes for a full-day Samaria Gorge hike in Crete. Traveling by air-conditioned coach, head into Crete’s White Mountains to the entrance to the spectacular gorge, one of Europe’s longest. Ogle the awe-inspiring views as you hike down into, and along, the gorge floor past streams, wild goats, deserted settlements and steep cliffs. Walk at your own pace and finish your Samaria Gorge hike at the beachside village of Aghios Roumeli. Ride a boat from here back to your coach for your return journey.
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  • 16 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.17
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Samaria Gorge Tour from Chania - The Longest Gorge in EuropeDay Trips

Samaria Gorge Tour from Chania - The Longest Gorge in Europe

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With traditional villages and plenty of warm Mediterranean sunshine, the Samaria Gorge is the longest of its kind in Europe—but it’s also a challenging and rewarding hike, considered by many to be among the toughest in Crete. This adventurous full-day combination bus and hiking tour from Chania takes you deep into the gorge itself, where large boulders lie beneath soaring limestone cliffs. Follow a 10-mile (16-km) route though the Samaria Gorge and experience the best of the Crete countryside with a guide.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$395.37
Price varies by group size
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Small Villages Cretan Nature & Aposelemis canyon E-Bike tour with Café stopMountain Bike Tours

Small Villages Cretan Nature & Aposelemis canyon E-Bike tour with Café stop

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Discover the Cretan countryside by e-bike, and save your legs as you pedal effortlessly through olive groves, villages, and canyons. Cycle at a leisurely pace with a guide, passing through the villages of Charaso and Voritsi, and finding natural Cretan landmarks such as the canyon of Aposelemis. The half-day tour includes plenty of photo stops along the way, as well as a café break for a Greek coffee or a soft drink.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$69.13
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Samaria Gorge Trek: Full-Day Excursion from RethymnoHiking

Samaria Gorge Trek: Full-Day Excursion from Rethymno

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The Samaria Gorge is well known for its precipitous cliffs, ancient forests and spectacular views of the White Mountains, but it can be a challenging hike – especially for people who haven’t visited the Gorge before. Don’t let that stand in your way with this guided walk through the Gorge. Tackle this full-day trek in a small group with your tour guide bringing up the rear, giving you the opportunity to ramble through the Gorge at your own pace, rather than the group’s pace.
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  • 12 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$43.13
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$43.13

Full-Day 4x4 Self-Drive Safari in Crete with LunchNature and Wildlife

Full-Day 4x4 Self-Drive Safari in Crete with Lunch

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Perfect for adventurous travelers, this full day 4x4 Jeep Safari tour puts you behind the wheel of an all-terrain vehicle. Led by two expert guides, your group convoys from downtown Crete into the more rugged parts of the island, passing olive groves, traditional villages, and dramatic scenery. Have lunch in Kastelli, then go for an exhilarating off-road ride to Gournes Beach on the north coast before driving back to town.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$88.48
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$88.48
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Samaria Long Way from RethymnoDay Trips

Samaria Long Way from Rethymno

Come with us to explore Samaria Gorge, the most majestic gorge in Europe and get ready to live a unique experience! We start in the heart of the White Mountains, from the plain of Omalos and will arrive after 6 hrs and 11 miles at the libyan Sea! One should always keep in mind, however, that though the trail as a whole is not tricky, one should be more careful during some parts of the trek. The hike is not suggested for people facing health problems, or suffering from conditions affecting their lower extremities the elderly pregnant women.
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  • 14 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$55.71
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$55.71
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Quad Safari 50 Km Half Day Rethymno Crosscountry ExperienceNature and Wildlife

Quad Safari 50 Km Half Day Rethymno Crosscountry Experience

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Travelers to Crete tend to stick to the well-worn paths between major towns and attractions, like Knossos and Rethymnon. This tour, operated using a four-wheeled all-terrain-vehicle, unlocks the Cretan backroads and off-road trails. See parts of Crete that most visitors to the island miss, steal a glimpse into local life away from the main tourist routes and learn how the storied past of the Melidoni Cave stretches back through time.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$77.88
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$77.88
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Half-Day Rethymno Quad SafariNature and Wildlife

Half-Day Rethymno Quad Safari

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Go off-roading in the rugged landscapes of Crete's northern coast on a ATV adventure from Rethymno. Splash through streams, wind along ancient gorges, and look for island wildlife from behind the wheel of a personal quad vehicle that can access tucked-away reaches surrounding Maroulas Mountain. Get a taste of Cretan history and culture during several stops along the way, including a traditional Greek coffeehouse and medieval villages that date to the 11th century.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$84.54
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Samaria Gorge Hike from Heraklion regionHiking

Samaria Gorge Hike from Heraklion region

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A unique walk through the Samaria Gorge, the largest in Europe, with a length of about 18 kilometers, will allow you not only to admire the breathtaking views and the wildlife, but also to test yourself. Samaria Gorge is located in the heart of the majestic "White Mountains", south of Omalos plateau. Tourist route begins at an altitude of 1250 meters above sea level along the trail with wooden fences, laid down the mountainside. The narrowest and probably the most picturesque place called "Portes" - gates, where cliffs rise to a height of 500 meters, while the width of the river gorge at only 3-4 meters. 47 bridges cross the river Tarraios passing through the White Mountains and the valley. You will meet with the inhabitants of the reserve - wild goats Kri-Kri or see rare species of orchids. After 4-6 hours of walking, you will get out to the beautiful Agia Roumeli beach, where you can swim in its crystal waters and have lunch. The boat will take you back to the bus.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$81.47
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$81.47

Georgioupolis Safari Off Road Tours Outdoor Activities Land Rover DefenderDay Trips

Georgioupolis Safari Off Road Tours Outdoor Activities Land Rover Defender

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Escape the tourist trail and spend a day exploring off the beaten track beauty near Georgioupolis. By traveling in a Land Rover, you’ll be able to access off-road sites that you wouldn’t discover otherwise. Visit incredible archaeological sites, traditional villages, and secluded beaches. If you work up an appetite, you won’t have to research where to eat as a delicious lunch in a family tavern is included. The tour will also take you to a winery, an olive oil factory, a castle, and multiple historical sites.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.94
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$83.94
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Polaris Buggy 4-Hour Safari from Rethymno TownNature and Wildlife

Polaris Buggy 4-Hour Safari from Rethymno Town

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Explore Crete’s mountains and countryside by Polaris ATV (all-terrain vehicle) on a 4-hour buggy expedition from Rethymno. Traveling on- and off-road, rumble up mountains and through gorges and shallow rivers to experience the island’s wild side. Pause for photos, visit medieval villages, look for wildlife, and stop for snacks, including coffee at a lakeside coffee house. Choose a morning or afternoon departure, with equipment, instructions, and central Rethymno or Rethymno hotel pickup included.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$113.82
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Gocretesafari Day Trips

Gocretesafari

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Discover with our 24 Land Rover Defenders and 4 Mini Vans with our professional drivers the stunning beauties of Crete Feel the charm of the beautiful beaches and see the stunning landscapes high up in the mountains that will be carved deep in your memory.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$82.79
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Imbros Gorge Hiking Day Trip Including Traditional Cretan SnackDay Trips

Imbros Gorge Hiking Day Trip Including Traditional Cretan Snack

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Embark on an easy 5-mile (8-km) guided hike through the Imbros Gorge on this full-day trekking tour of Crete. Marvel at Crete’s unique topography as you explore the rocky ravine in the shadows of the White Mountains and pass the mountain villages of Vrisses, Askifou and Imbros. After refueling with a typical Cretan lunch (own expense), pay a visit to the 14th-century Venetian castle of Frangokastello, then cool off with a swim in the Libyan Sea.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$54.07
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Quad ATV Safari from Georgioupolis,Kalyves,AlmyridaNature and Wildlife

Quad ATV Safari from Georgioupolis,Kalyves,Almyrida

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Discover the Mountains of Crete and experience driving a 450cc ATV quad bike. Feel the fresh air on your face as you cross shallow rivers and explore hidden hills and small gorges that are only known to the local shepherds. You will be enchanted by the changing landscape of Crete and you will definitely have fun driving on the dirt roads. You will be accompanied by an experienced guide who will introduce you to wonderful Cretan landscapes and will entertain you with fascinating local tales and Cretan culture. This perfect holiday will give both you and your family a treasure chest of memories to share and look back on! Don’t hesitate - make your reservation now! Notification: Each Quad is for 2 people, if you want uniques Quads, please make different bookings for each person.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$77.88
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$77.88
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Quad Safari Half Day 4WD Tours

Quad Safari Half Day

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Go to hidden-away corners of Crete few travelers get to see with this guided all-terrain vehicle tour. Follow your guide off-road to quiet tracks far from the traffic and crowded resorts. Explore the near-abandoned ghost village of Achlada, where only a few locals still live, and Fodele, the birthplace of El Greco.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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$89.86
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