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Chania Two Wineries Experience and Off-Road Vineyard Tour

Highlights

  • Embark on a semi-private tour with premium off road vehicles driven by multilingual escort-drivers
  • Set off on a winery tour with 8 wines tasting, snacks and lunch
  • Enjoy an off-road vineyard tour
  • Marvel the best panoramic view of Chania from above
  • 5 Hours

  • Distance

    70 Km

  • Difficulty
    2.0
  • Altitude Dif:

    700 m

Pick Up Times

  • 10:00 or 12:30
  • Different times upon request and according to availability.

Schedule

April - November: Daily Departures On Request

Price Includes

  • Visiting Karavitakis and Manousakis Wineries
  • Off-road vinetard tour visits
  • 8 Wines tasting assorted with local snacks
  • Lunch
  • Premium Land Rover vehicle with escort-driver
  • Semi private tour up to 6 persons per vehicle

Price Does Not Include

  • Extra wine consumption
  • Gratuities

Description

Escape and enjoy the pleasure of wines, discover the secrets of Cretan wine varieties and the area’s unique viticulture on a five hour premium tour in a small group. Visit two of the most famous family-owned wineries in Chania, hear about their production processes, discover their vineyards through an amazing off-road route and enjoy the two included wine tastings with local snacks, and lunch. 

After pickup from your hotel, the port, or a point close to your hotel, settle inside a premium 7 or 9 seated Land Rover 4x4 vehicle with a professional driver-escort. Then, head into the rugged countryside to visit two carefully selected family-owned wineries, each distinctive for its history, architecture, panoramic view and their red and white wines. As you travel, hear about Crete’s long history, local products and traditions. Between the visits of the two wineries, an exciting off road route will lead us up to the top of the hill in 660 meters altitude. This magnificent location, with a panoramic view of the north part of Crete accompanied with the natural environment, the vineyards and the fresh air retaliates with the best feeling ever. On arrival at each estate, learn about its traditional or modernised winemaking processes, view the vineyards, and follow up with a delicious wine tasting. Taste the different wines introduced by your sommelier, and enjoy them with tasty local products. Learn about the indigenous grapes that go into each wine, taste a total of 8 different wine styles over the course of your tour, including some rare top cuvée wines and enjoy your lunch.

 During your day escape, hear fascinating background on local winemaking traditions from your escort, gaining a clear understanding of the magic that happens here between growing and bottling. Stop at a vineyard to see the island’s unique vine-growing methods close-up and escape the ordinary wine tours with an experience that only Uncharted Escapes can offer. A unique wine escape, an exciting adventure embraced by the renowned Greek hospitality, and enjoying the sights and professional but relaxed service!!!

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Don't Forget

Don’t forget your face masks, comfortable shoes, for example trekking shoes or sandals, camera, sun protection, etc. During spring and autumn, we advise you to bring a jacket. 

The trip is not recommended to people suffering from car sickness, having mobility or kinetic or back problems, pregnant women or for children younger than 7 years old as we don't provide baby seats, or people taller than 195 cm or heavier than 130 kg. Alcohol consumption is not allowed to minors under age of 18 years old. Uncharted Escapes reserves the right to make minor changes in the program when considered necessary, for example, in case of unfavourable weather conditions. This can be done without any prior notice. 

Reservations must be done no later than 24 hours prior to departure. Any cancellation must be made according to our cancelation policy mentioned under “Terms & Conditions”. In case of late cancellations, no refund will be granted from Uncharted Escapes. If a tour is cancelled due to insufficient number of participants or adverse weather conditions, Uncharted Escapes will refund 100% of made payments. For more information about our terms and conditions please follow this link: http://www.unchartedescapes.com/terms-conditions

Adventure Tips

The trip is ideal for everyone who's looking for an experience beyond the ordinary, for example youth groups, single or couple participants, families with older children, and companies.

The trip has guided stops every 30-40 minutes, for everyone's convenience.   

When meals are included, Uncharted Escapes can arrange vegetarian alternatives, but information is required upon reservation. This also counts for any kind of food allergies, in order to find suitable alternatives if possible.

Travelers Info: COVID-19

Being always concerned about our guests’ and staff wellbeing and having as a priority your health and safety, we remain committed to our premium standards, fully complied with all necessary measures set by the Government. Always ready to welcome you, we act with responsibility. We stay up to date following the guidelines set by The World Health Organisation and the National Public Health Organisation. We know that your holidays with family and friends are very important to you, so we are here to make sure you can relax, enjoy and dream the way you want to.

In detail:

Before Your Tour:

  • We recommend that you should be at the pick-up area (your hotel or another indicated point nearby your hotel) 10 minutes prior to your pick up time. Our driver/escort will be on time to welcome you and show your seat, in order to keep social distancing guidelines.
  • Our vehicles are filled up according to governmental covid-19 law of their capacity. Those governmental laws and regulations against covid-19 infections might change, but are strictly followed at all times.
  • The body temperature and wellness of all those participating in the tour (escort, driver, staff and guests) will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or other symptoms.

On Board:

  • Please follow all the instructions given to you by your guide.
  • Sanitising dispensers are available at each vehicle.

During Your Tour:

  • Everybody that is taking part in the tour (escort, driver, guests etc...) will wear face mask throughout its duration as long as it is required by law.
  • Sealed lunch boxes will be given on some of our day tours. On day tours which include meals served at restaurants, those will be provided only at restaurants following all the applicable hygiene protocols.

Cleaning Standards:

Enhanced Vehicle Cleaning:

  • The average cleaning effort in all vehicles is doubled both during the day and after the end of each tour.
  • All sensitive touch areas such as seats, armrests, sidewalls etc. are intensively cleaned and sanitised daily before and after each tour.

Air Circulation On Board:

Our vehicles are equipped with A/C (and when used, the internal air circulation is turned to OFF) but as our safari tours are mainly operated in country side we strongly recommend the tours to be conducted with open windows for continuous fresh air circulation and to feel the freshness of the countryside.

Our Staff:

Our staff is trained in the latest hygiene protocols and cleaning procedures. They use personal protective equipment (face masks/shields and optional gloves) to ensure a safe travel experience for you and themselves.

Greece is well known for its long history and unique hospitality throughout the centuries. We remain confident that our services are of high value and will provide the most memorable experience in Greece to you, your family or friends. We are looking forward to escape the ordinary with you!