Jeep Safari to Agiofarago Gorge

Odigitria Monastery-Agiofaraggo Gorge-Matala Beach
9 hours

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Weekly Schedule

Description

Our Jeep Safari to Agiofarago gorge starts with a drive through the vineyards of Crete. We use only the best Land Rover jeeps and tour guides for our activities. The villages we will cross are famous for the grape varieties and their wines.

The first step of our journey is the village of Saint Thomas. It is at an altitude of 760 meters. You will have the opportunity to admire at the ancient Byzantine churches dating back to 1371 AD.  Explore the remnants of the Byzantine aqueduct, and discover the Roman tombs.

Odigitria Monastery

As our Crete Jeep Safari progresses, we pass the scenic Messara valley. We make our way through olive groves until we reach the 14th century Monastery of Odigitria. Inside there is a museum. It showcase the artifacts from the daily lives of the locals.

Jeep Safari to Agiofarago Gorge

The excitement continues as we navigate the rocky terrain in our land rover jeeps. The road leads us to the entrance of Agiofarago Gorge. We embark on a walk through the gorge. You will witness the thriving wildlife of the region.  Walking through the Agiofarago gorge you will have the opportunity to get close to sheep and goats. They are both beautiful and absolutely harmless.

After an easy 30 minute walk, we reach the bay of Agiofarago.

But the adventure doesn’t end there! After our gorge exploration, we resume our Crete Jeep Safari and make a stop at a local tavern. Here, you can taste a Cretan lunch. Read below for full details of the lunch.

Matala Beach

Our Jeep Safari in Crete concludes with a visit to the fishing village of Matala. One of the largest Hippie communities during the ’60s and ’70s. More time for swimming.

The Jeep Safari to Agiofarago Gorge offers a blend of nature, history, and culture.

Distance: 190Km

Altitude: 760m

What to Bring:

Walking shoes with rubber soles for a good grip.

Swimming suit, a towel, a hat, sun glasses, and a sun cream.

Pricing:

We are very careful with our pricing. What you read is what you get. If you need further information please contact us. The Jeep Safari to Agiofarago is €80 for an adult, and €55 for a child. Infants are free.

Schedule - Days and Languages

Itinerary:

08:00 am: Jeep Safari Departure.

Stop: St. Thomas Village – 40 min Stop.

  • Pause and immerse yourself in the charming atmosphere of St. Thomas Village with a 40-minute break.

Stop: Arrival at the Monastery of Odigitria – 40 min Stop.

  • Experience the cultural richness at the Monastery of Odigitria with a 40-minute stop.

Entrance of Agiofarago Gorge.

  • Begin your adventure at the entrance of Agiofarago Gorge, initiating a 30-minute walk.

Beach of Agiofarago.

  • Revel in the pristine beauty of the Agiofarago beach, with ample time for swimming and sunbathing.

Stop: Sivas Village – Lunch Break.

  • Enjoy a delightful lunch break in the charming village of Sivas, offering a relaxed hour to savor local cuisine.

Stop: Beach of Matala.

  • Head to the iconic Matala beach, indulging in a 45-minute stop for a refreshing swim and beachside relaxation.

17:30 – 18:00: Jeep Safari Return.

Days and Languages:

Tuesday: English, French, German.

Thursday: English, French, German.

Saturday: English, French, German.

Includes:

✅ Hotel pick up and drop off. Transportation by modern Land Rover jeeps.

✅ Lunch is included in the price.

During the journey after driver’s question, can each choose his lunch. For example, there are vegetarians, as there are people who do not eat pork and so on. So everybody can choose the meal they wish.

Food menu includes:

4-5 first dishes

Main dish

Salad

Desert

Raki and unlimited wine

✅ Professional tour guide and driver (live).

✅ Insurance cover.

✅ Easy cancellation (Cancel up to 48 hours prior to departure time and receive a full refund).

Excludes:

❌ Entrance tickets to places of interest.

❌ Extra meals or drinks.

Not Suitable:

This tour is not suitable for people with walking difficulties.

Jeep Safari to Agiofarago Gorge

Cancellation Policy:

  • Full refund if cancelled 24 hours before start time.
  • Weather-dependent; if cancelled due to bad weather, choose a new date or get a full refund.

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