Discover the charm and natural wonders in Rethymno as you learn about the important traditions on the north coast of Crete. This off-road adventure will take you through unspoiled nature and local villages where you’ll also get to stop at a shepherd’s hut and learn about the traditional cheese-making process!
Your adventure starts from Rethymno where you’ll head southeast passing through the traditional villages of Milopotamos in order to reach the historic Halepa Monastery. This monastery was once a refuge for Cretan rebels during civil wars and is a great spot for photos since you will get to take in incredible views of the valley and the highest mountain tops of Crete!
After, your off-road route continues to a traditional shepherd’s hut where you’ll have panoramic views of your picturesque surroundings! You may even get to see eagles and wild goats if you’re lucky. At the hut, you will get to learn about the lifestyle of a shepherd and discover the traditional cheese-making process where you’ll also get to try fresh Cretan cheese and a shot of raki, the national drink of Crete.
Once leaving the hut, you will make your way to a traditional Cretan tavern in the village of Axos where you will get to relax and enjoy local dishes and wine and experience the meaning of Cretan hospitality at its finest! You can also take a coffee after lunch before making your way back on an easy asphalt road to your accommodation in Rethymno.
For your next holiday, embark on a fun and interesting jeep tour where you’ll get to discover the traditional way of life in Crete!
The total duration of this tour is approximately 6-7 hours.
Each jeep can comfortably seat 6-8 participants.
The trip has guided stops every 30-40 minutes, for everyone ́s convenience.
Wed, Fri, Sat
8:30 GeorgioupoliActivity requirements
9:25 Adelianos Kambos
Tour starts at 10:00 am
The trip is not recommended for people suffering from car sickness, have mobility or kinetic problems, or for children under 6 years old (child car seats are not provided for this tour). Special terms
This activity could be canceled or postponed due to weather conditions.
This tour operates with 4 or more participants.
Adults (13 years old and up): 80.00€
Children (6 - 12 years old): 50.00€
If you have any dietary restrictions or allergies, please contact your guide after booking in order to arrange lunch that is suitable to your needs.