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Chania Tour 2. Explore the Secrets of Wine and Olives

Highlights

  • Visit a winery to enjoy a tour with tasting
  • Visit an olive oil mill to enjoy a tour with tasting
  • Marvel at 3000 years old ancient olive tree
  • Embark on a semi private tour for up to 6 or 8 persons per vehicle
  • Taste traditional Cretan lunch
  • Explore numerous Cretan villages
  • 7 - 8 Hours Approx.

  • Distance

    110 km

  • Difficulty
    3.0
  • Altitude Dif:

    700m

Pick Up Times

  • 8:00 Kalives
  • 8:15 Chania town
  • 8:30 Golden Beach
  • 8:40 Agia Marina
  • 8:45 Platanias
  • 8:50 Maleme
  • 9:00 Kolymbari
  • Tour starts at 9:00 am

Schedule

April to October : Tuesday - Saturday

Price Includes

  • Free hotel pick up and drop off
  • Premium off-road vehicles (7 or 9 seater) driven by multilingual escort-drivers
  • Entrance fees for the olive mill tour and tasting
  • Entrance fees for the winery tour and tasting
  • Traditional Cretan lunch
  • Liability insurance and local taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Wine or beers or refreshements in tavern
  • Gratuities

Description

Discover the secrets of wine, olives and Cretan tastes in a premium semi private safari tour.

Our day trip safari to the depths of the Cretan culture beginsafter we pick you up from your hotel or accommodation and heading towards Terra Creta olive mill for an informative tour and olive oil tasting. Continuing our day tour we visit Karavitakis winery for an informative tour and a mouthwatering wine tasting experience unraveling the secrets of high longevity in Crete! Then we head to the village of Ano Vouves to marvel up close the ancient olive tree which is 3000 years old and learn about the history of olives.

Our adventure off-road route starts heading towards Sebronas village and as we cross a gorge with a picturesque creek nestled amongst lush vegetation and panoramic views. There, on our way through the gorge we will have plenty of opportunities to take photos of picturesque chapels, sheep, goats, bees, sprawling vineyards and gorgeous olive groves.

Working up an appetite we arrive at a small village tavern in Nea Roumata, where we will introduce you to the Cretan cuisine with plenty of local food and let you feel the very essence of the renowned Cretan hospitality. On the way back we will follow an easy asphalt route through orange and lemon trees before we reach back Chania town.

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Don't Forget

Don’t forget your 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, have mobility or kinetic problems or back problems or pregnant or for children younger than 7 years old as we don't provide baby seats or people taller than 1,95cm or heavier than 130 Kg. Alcohol consumption is not allowed to minors under the 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 unfavorable weather conditions. This can be done without prior notice.

Reservations must be made no later 24 hours prior to departure. Any cancellation must be made according to our cancelation policy. In case of late cancellations, no refund will be granted from Uncharted Escapes.

If a tour is cancelled due to insufficient 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, 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.    

In order for Uncharted Escapes to arrange lunch with vegetarian alternatives, information is required upon reservation. This also counts for any kind of food allergies, so as to find possible alternatives if possible.

Travelers Info: COVID-19

Being always concerned about our guests’ and staff wellbeing, 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. Ready to welcome you again, we act with responsibility. We stay up to date following the guidelines set by The World Health Organization and the National Public Health Organization. We know that holidays with your family and friends are very important to you, so are here to make sure you 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 an indicated point near your hotel) 10 minutes prior to your pick up time and our escort will be on time 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. These governmental laws and regulations against covid-19 infections change.
  • The temperature and wellness of all those participating in the tour ( escort, driver, staff) will be monitored daily, excluding, and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.

On Board:

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

During Your Tour:

  • All those taking running the tour and service (escort, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • Sealed Lunch Boxes will be given during some of our day tours and on day tours which include lunch in restaurants will be provided at restaurants that follow all the hygiene protocols.

Cleaning Standards:

Enhanced Vehicle Cleaning:

  • The average cleaning time 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 sanitized daily before and after tour.

Air Circulation On Board:

Our vehicles are equipped with A/C (and when used 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 People:

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, family or friends. We look forward to escape the ordinary with you!