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Discover the Cretan landscape in style aboard this private jeep safari from Chania. Learn about the culture of Crete from your dedicated tour guide as you traverse the ‘White Mountains’ in your air-conditioned vehicle. Sample local delicacies such as olive oil, tea, and wine at a local winery, take in the views from the Samaria Gorge, and enjoy a delicious Cretan lunch over the course of the day.
Sightsee around the scenic villages of Crete in the company of a local guide in a private luxury vehicle
Choose an itinerary tailored to your interests and specifications
Zero hassle! Your personal guide will arrange everything
Visit the top wineries of the region to discover unique and hard-to-find wines
Relax on some of the most beautiful beaches of Greece
Visit archaeological sites that give an insight to a civilization lost since the remote antiquity.
Sample Itinerary :
The tour will start at the seaside traditional village of Armeni, and continue to the region of Alikambos, where we’ll walk in olive & citrus groves of unparalleled beauty, where the rows of fruit-bearing trees point toward the sea. Last, we’ll visit Limni Kourna, a gorgeous, untouched lake of great geological and ecological significance. After a walk by the the azure waters of the lake, you can visit the village of Kournas, the seat of the Cretan Revolution of 1866.
Experience the quintessential luxuries of Crete island with a local insider guide on a chauffeur-driven jeep tour basis with absolute comfort and privacy. More than just a classic mass-safari excursion, this exclusive day trip is designed for a group of 3 persons per jeep so you can explore the island by following bespoke itineraries off the beaten path focused on the Cretan culture, traditions, history and natural landscape. This allows our travelers to see, feel, savor and discover with more depth our distinctive regions and identity. Enjoy a personal pick up and drop off, skip-the-line access at iconic sites and maximum personalization like a true VIP. Remember, Crete is a fascinating and diverse island, but wherever you go, you’ll find friendly people, delicious food, and stunning melting sunsets. Ready to go?
Crete private chauffeur is a customizable service, which includes a professional local insider driver with a premium private vehicle - business, limo, minivan or VIP minibus 9-seats - at half-day or full-day disposal.
Chania’s Old Town is being inhabited since the ancient ages of the Minoan Civilization from 5000BC. Since then it has always been a vivid place of prosperity and growth, influenced through the ages by the various cultures, Romans, Arabs, Jews, due to its geopolitical place in the Mediterranean Sea and those who invaded it particularly in the late years, such us the Venetians and the Ottoman Turks. We will stroll through the historic alleys and pinpoint the Byzantine and the Venetian/Ottoman Walls and Fortifications, then walk through the main streets and see the emergence of history from the Ancient Ages from the archeological excavations inside the Old Town to the Medieval and Recent Ages through the old buildings, the churches, the synagogues and the mosques. Also we will visit the Orthodox, the Muslim and the Jewish Quarter and how people lived together through times with peace or turbulence.
There is an optional wine tasting for 30 minutes, 12 euro per person.
This enchanting tour takes you into the heart of rural Crete, through traditional villages and around steep mountains. Even though Crete’s ancient story is rich, the island’s modern history is worth exploring too; on this tour, visit the National Resistance Museum and brush up on the 1905 revolt that shaped modern Crete. While you explore at your own pace, your hosts slowly cook a traditional clay pot meal, offering a genial end to the day.
Spend a day of the beaten tourist path on a five-hour food and sightseeing tour of Zorbas. Private transportation takes you and your guide to ancient monasteries, stunning vistas, and more. Along the way, you’ll enjoy a comprehensive wine tasting with traditional Greek foods. Continue on to watch the sunset over Stavros beach while enjoying a glass of raki (aniseed flavored alcoholic drink) and mezedes (Greek tapas).
Experience the idyllic escape to Elafonisi beach, with white and pink sand joined together that everyone dreams about like a true VIP. Enjoy a personal hotel, villa or cruise pick up and drop off by your private local insider guide, with a premium vehicle at full-day disposal. Your exclusive day-trip will be enriched with bespoke itineraries off-the-beaten-track to explore and engage with the West Crete and its hidden gems. Last but not least, you will also get the best recommendations for an authentic Cretan lunch!
In this unique tour we will have a thoroughgoing exploration of Chania area, exploring the rich history of Chania Old Town, combined with admiring the drive crossing a gorge, alongside with the beautiful countryside and the mountains, and an amazing gastronomical experience. We will walk through the narrow streets of Chania and enjoy centuries old buildings through the Venetian and Ottoman era. We will visit the traces of the Minoan civilization dating back to 3000BC and the remains of the Byzantine rule. I will narrate you Chania’s history and monuments and take panoramic pictures of the Old Town. We will continue driving through the gorge, picturesque villages and marvelous landscapes while I will pinpoint interesting things and talk you through Cretan culture and history. A stop will be made for an hour and a half in a restaurant to enjoy a meal cooked only on wood fire. Finally we will drive back through a panoramic windy road with spectacular views of Chania and Souda bay.
This unique tour combines exploring the most spectacular gorge close to Chania, followed by lunch in perhaps one of the best bio restaurants and farm in Crete.
We will drive through spectacular natural scenery, inside Therisso gorge leading to the foot of the White Mountains, where the restaurant is located. It’s not only a nature experience through the gorge but also a cultural one as we will visit a small Byzantine church and the lunch at the end is an experience by itself. On the way back we drive by the side of mountain over Chania with panoramic view of Chania and Souda port.
All food in the small family restaurant is handmade and cooked in wood oven, from bread to the local Cretan and Greek recipes. You will taste a range of Cretan dishes in small plates, with home-made organic wine. We will not leave the restaurant until you are full! For those who wish we can make a small tour on the farm before or after lunch.
You too can be an expert in the different flavors and aromas of olive oil. After your visit to a traditional olive oil press you can enjoy a panoramic view of the city from one of the most historic and popular places.
An exclusive chauffeur-driven private tour that combines all “must-see” landmarks in Crete Island - the worldwide famous Knossos Palace, the mysterious Cave of Zeus and an authentic journey to the mountainous East Crete (Lassithi Plateau). Enjoy a personal hotel, villa or cruise pick up and drop off by your private local insider guide, with a premium vehicle at full-day disposal, ultimate comfort, and maximum privacy like a true VIP. You will be provided with skip-the-line accesses in archaeological areas, key pieces of information, extra-personalized attention and engagement with the Cretan local lifestyle. Last but not least, you will visit off-the-beaten-path eateries to try traditional local delicacies and get the best recommendations for an authentic Cretan lunch!
Enjoy an afternoon of wine and cheese at Manousakis Winery!
This tour includes private transportation to and from the winery. On the way to the winery, hear about the 4500 year history of Cretan wine. At the winery, learn about the Manousakis family and how the idea for the winery began. Tour the fermentation floor and barrel room before cozying up in the tasting room. Learn how to taste wine properly under the professional guidance of Chania Wine Tours. Sample 5 different wines. Once you've settled on your favorite, enjoy a full glass with a bountiful cheese platter.
Duration is 3 hours. Pick up from your hotel/accommodation in Chania town and surrounding areas at 11:00am.
(Start times are flexible.)
Price per person is 85€. Includes private transportation, all admissions and tasting fees, and VAT.
Escape to the Western Crete - an idyllic destination on the island that effortlessly captures the spirit of authentic Philoxenia (“Hospitality”). With a chauffeured premium vehicle at your full-day disposal, you will explore the Venetian city of Rethymno, the charming lake of Kournas, and the romantic town of Chania by enjoying maximum comfort and privacy. Your private local insider guide will enrich the day with a visit to the village of Argyroupolis (Ancient Lappa city), where you will experience an authentic lunch in a cozy place surrounded by mountainous waterfalls, the smell of tasty grilled lamb on the spit (Cretan Antikristo) and friendly locals. Last but not least, you will have the chance for unique home-made wine tasting by Kournas Lake. This private tour will excite your senses!
Experience the quintessential luxuries of Crete and explore the hidden gems of the South-Western region by following bespoke itineraries off the beaten track. Enjoy your day-trip like a true VIP with an absolute comfort and a premium chauffeured vehicle at your full-day disposal. Your private local insider guide will unveil for you wild Cretan nature, beautiful gorges with breezy fresh-water springs, authentic Cretan villages, breath-taking spots with panoramic views of the Libyan Sea, and ancient Byzantine monasteries. Furthermore, you will enjoy an authentic lunch in a cozy place that is surrounded by mountainous waterfalls. Not to mention the smell of tasty grilled lamb on the spit (antikristo) and friendly locals! At the end of the day, you will follow a scenic city trail through Venetian Rethymno's streets by visiting the best places for wine and product tasting!
Explore some of the oldest (14th-17th century) Byzantine Monasteries, Churches, and Cathedrals, which are sanctified by the steps of St. Paul. These holy monuments represent until now the symbolical land of Christianity's spiritual nourishment on Crete island. Your private expert guide (highly specialized in religious-based tours), with a premium chauffeured vehicle at full-day disposal, will customize your religious day tour with bespoke itineraries within comfortable chronological order and absolute privacy. Last but not least, you will visit off-the-beaten-path eateries and a local winery to excite your senses with Cretan tastes!
Discover Greece out of season and live a unique experience, celebrating Greek Orthodox Easter in Crete. Easter is the most important celebration in Greece, with rich folkloric traditions. It is a moment of festivities that invite you to discover the local customs, but it is also the ideal season to explore the islands.
The IMable is a private tour agency, which offers visitors the most reliability, efficiency and excellent service to travel around Crete.
We aim at visitors, who want to relax and travel, see the sights and enjoy the real life of Crete, by exploring at their own pace. We will provide you with an incredible mix of tastes, sounds and sights. Let your tour overflow with brilliant moments, because those are what will eventually turn into treasured memories.
Wine Adventure Tour by Chania Wine Tours
Spend a full day swirling, sipping, and tasting through western Crete with wine professionals. Perfect for honeymoons, birthdays, or other special occasions.
Vasili and Anna Maria, the owners of Chania Wine Tours, are Greek-Americans that returned to their ancestral home of Crete. They are passionate wine people- Vasili owns vineyards and Anna Maria is a Certified Sommelier.
The first half of the day is dedicated to olive oil. Take in the endless olive trees at the Cave of Saint John the Hermit, learn all about olive oil production at Biolea Estate olive mill, and visit the oldest olive tree in the world!
The second half of the day is for wine! Visit the vineyards and tasting room at Karavitakis Winery. Learn how to taste wine properly and how grapes are grown. Enjoy 6 wines. Then to Manousakis Winery for a tour of the winery to learn how wine is made before enjoy 5 more wines. Full lunch with unlimited wine is served on their terrace.
Explore the world-famous Cave of Zeus and East Crete “must-see” landmarks, like a true VIP. Your private local insider guide will customize bespoke itineraries through the mountainous region of Lassithi by visiting authentic Cretan villages, connecting with locals, and deeply engaging with East Crete's unique nature, within comfortable chronological order and privacy. You will also have the opportunity to experience Cretan mountainous wine-tasting with traditional lunch in a picturesque place, as well as visit a ceramic workshop and the town of Agios Nikolaos.
Margarites Village, located between green rolling hills. The village is well known for its pottery which the visitor can purchase along with other items of traditional art – local craft shops are open to welcome tourists. Margarites are worth exploring by walking through the village, you will see beautifully decorated doors and walls, which date from the period of the Venetian occupation.
The Monastery of Arkady is surrounded by a strong wall that made it impregnable by the enemies. It is surely the most historic monastery of Crete, it is the sacred symbol of the fight for freedom. In fact, the UNESCO has declared Arkadi a European Monument of Freedom.
Rethymnon City is a fascinating walking tour through the narrow winding streets of Rethymnon, the old houses with their wooden covered balconies, the Venetian and the Turkish monuments. Rethymno combines rarely united features: the old town’s charm and history, with proximity to a long sandy beach.
Chania old Town walking tour, Its History and Culture. Next, East suburbs of Chania and Souda bay. The city is set around a beautiful Port and has given us evidence of human residency as far back as 5.000BC!
• Chania old Town walking tour, Its History and Culture.
• East suburbs of Chania and Souda bay.
• A touch of Venice kissed by the Levantine.
Meet and greet your Licensed tour Guide and your driver with vehicle at the meeting point of yours. (Note :
This tour starts from Chania district - Hotel, Chania (Souda) port or Chania airport).
More than 15000 German soldiers lost their lives during the Second World War in the Greek territory. The German military cemetery in Maleme (Deutschen Soldatenfriedhof in Maleme) is one of the two cemeteries in Greece where the graves of German soldiers are. Height 107: is located in Maleme village. During the Second World War, that spot was of great importance. Whoever controlled the “107 Height” controlled the airport of Maleme and the area surrounding it. When the Germans took over the spot actually, they took over the whole island of Crete. The view from there is magnificent Souda Bay War Cemetery: At Souda port, in a beautifully landscaped scenery, there is the Souda Bay War Cemetery, where ceremonies take place every year in memory of the victims of the Second World War. Throughout the year, many visitors, mainly Australians and New Zealanders, visit this place.
Lassithi Plateau is located in a peaceful and fertile region, it is surrounded by the wild mountains of Dikti and several smaller plateaus. The altitude ranges from 800 to 850m, making Lassithi one of the few residential areas in the Mediterranean at such high altitude. Zeus Cave It sits at 1540 metres above sea level. It is a very large cavern to explore and an inner sanctum. Kritsa is a traditional village with old houses and narrow streets on the Lassithi (Dikti) mountains. From many vantage points throughout the village, there is the church, Panagia Kera to see the wonderful frescos painted in Byzantine times. Agios Nikolaos the small picturesque town where you find one of the two sweet water lakes of Crete.