Private tour

From Chania: East Crete Secrets Off the Beaten Track

From Chania: East Crete Secrets Off the Beaten Track

From US$ 722.13 per group up to 3

Experience Crete like a local with off-the-beaten-path itineraries, villages, mountains, and gorges. Make this day trip yours and discover the island's best-kept secrets from Chania & Rethymno regions

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German, French, Russian
Pickup included
Pickup is available from Chania and Rethymno regions.
Private group


  • Visit the hanging Byzantine monastery of Kremasta with fortified architecture
  • Immerse in East Crete village hopping of Kritsa & Kroustas where time has slowed
  • Discover Minoans mountains & mesmeric panoramas of both the Libyan & Cretan Seas
  • Taste local cuisine in a secret place of alluring beauty with pure water springs
  • Traverse the gentle Sarakinas canyon by embracing its wild beauty
Full description
There still exists a purity of experiences in this world, and you can find it here in East Crete. Have the inside track from our top local insider unearthing gateways to an unseen world by the comfort of luxury chauffeured vehicle at your disposal. Venture from village to village to see the island through the eyes of a local. Get off the beaten track & follow archaic trails across the Minoan mountains embraced by ancient forests. From a perfect mountainside peak take in the bird’s eye panoramas of the Libyan & Aegean Seas. Then lose yourself in the deep veins of magnificent gorges that host wild beauty with a soft heart. Somewhere between heaven & earth, discover a secret paradise of our forefathers nestled within an oasis of towering-aged trees & perennially flowing waters. Revel in genuine tastes of Cretan cuisine with local cooking techniques on a wood oven or open fire. Looking for stories that define people & culture, we want to give you access to Crete’s best-kept secrets.
  • Personal pick-up & drop-off
  • Chauffeured premium vehicle at your disposal
  • Vehicle comforts: mineral water, fresh fruit & snacks, Wi-Fi, USB sockets & hygiene amenities
  • Private knowledgeable local insider guide
  • Exclusive insider-access opportunities & tailored details
  • Dine as locals: best authentic restaurant & bar recommendations
  • 24/7 travel concierge consultation
  • Drinks and meals in taverns
  • Admission fees (if applicable)
  • Wine tasting expenses (if requested)

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