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Crete: Sunset Safari

4.9 / 5

12 reviews

Activity provider: Safari Experts Crete

Crete: Sunset Safari

Activity provider: Safari Experts Crete
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From US$ 73.89 per person

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See the wonders of Crete on this driving tour. Experience a magnificent sunset, have a guided tour through an animal ranch and local villages, and enjoy a dinner of local cuisine.

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Greek, German, Dutch, French
Pickup included
Please be waiting in your hotel lobby 15 minutes before your scheduled pickup time. Drivers will wait no longer than 10 minutes after the scheduled pickup time.
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Watch an incredible sunset while enjoying cool Prosecco and fresh seasonal fruit
  • See the incredible village of Sfendili, almost fully submerged in dam waters
  • Take an uphill off-road drive on dirt roads to the impressive gorge of Embassa
  • Have a guided tour of a traditional animal ranch and see the locals at work
  • Enjoy a dinner of local cuisine in one of the best restaurants in the area
Full description

Explore the historic sites and local culture of Crete on a drive to sights such as the dam of Aposelemis, the village of Avdou, and more. See a stunning sunset from the Minoan settlement, Karfi, and enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.

Your first stop is the village Potamies – a guided tour of a traditional animal ranch where you’ll experience the culture as the locals go about their daily tasks.

Enjoy the aroma of fresh fruits and vegetables as you wander through the gardens of the village to the dam of Aposelemis, the largest water supply project in Crete. Here you’ll see the curious village of Sfendili, whose old houses are slowly fading into the water of the dam.

Then it’s on to the village that perhaps most embodies Crete: Avdou. Characteristic of the settlement, all the buildings are well-preserved and have descriptions of the area’s history. 

We continue the drive uphill on dirt roads to the gorge of Embassa, where you’ll see the impressive mountains and wildlife of Crete. You’ll even have the opportunity to collect some of the fresh local herbs.

It’s then time for the dazzling sunset at the historical Minoan settlement, Karfi, accompanied by cool Prosecco and fresh seasonal fruits. Finally, you’ll finish your day with a dinner of local delicacies in the best tavern in the area.

Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off
  • Prosecco and seasonal fruits
  • Dinner
  • Unlimited wine and water
    Not suitable for
    • People with heart problems
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • Masks are required while indoors

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Medical mask

    Not allowed

    • Smoking in the vehicle
    • Food in the vehicle
    • Alcoholic drinks in the vehicle

    Know before you go

    • The route may be subject to change for safety or weather condition considerations
    • Wearing a mask in the car is mandatory
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.9 /5

    based on 12 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5/5
    • Transportation
      5/5
    • Value for money
      5/5

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    Très bonne excursion avec une très bonne ambiance avec nikos le guide qui nous a fait voyager dans la vraie crête et de ses valeurs ainsi que ces beaux paysages avec ce beau coucher de soleil. Je vous le conseille vraiment cette excursion et bonne continuation à nikos et ces amis.

    August 13, 2022

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    En utrolig god oplevelse. Vores guide Gorge var virkelig dygtig, humoristisk og gav os den bedste tur, hvor han flere gange undervejs holdt ind til siden for at vise os urter, blomster og cikader. Han gav os hele oplevelsen. Vi skiftede pladser undervejs i bilen, så man fik en ny udsigtspost hver gang. Det fungerede super godt. Vi filmede under turen, og Gorge var virkelig god til at fortælle os, hvornår der ville komme noget smukt, så vi kunne være klar med kameraet. Der var lidt skyer, da vi skulle se solnedgangen, men vi var så heldige, at solen alligevel dukkede frem. Solen var helt blodrød og det var utrolig smukt. Maden fra den lokale restaurant var også fin. Man kunne vælge mellem vegetar, pork eller kylling. Så det var rigtig godt med udvalget.

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    August 12, 2022

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    August 12, 2022

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