heraklion harbour crete
crete
crete island

Unusual Crete

4.5

Excellent 2500 reviews

clock Duration : 

7D/6N

About

Explore the Treasures of Crete on this unforgettable seven-day tour, beginning and ending in Heraklion. Discover the diverse beauty of Greece's largest island, from Venetian towns to majestic mountains. Visit the well-preserved medieval city of Rethymno, explore the intriguing island of Spinalonga, and admire the romantic charm of Chania. Enjoy an exhilarating landrover tour, with glimpses ...

Itinerary

Day 1

Unlock the Crete Vacation

  • Stay Included

Begin your thrilling vacation by hopping at the Airport. From there, navigate to the Gouves Water Park Holiday Resort. This will be your accommodation for the rest of the vacation. 

Get relaxed at the hotel or hop out to explore the major spots of the city on your own.

Day 2

The Day is yours!

  • Breakfast

We haven't planned anything for the day. You can design it the way you want. Either spend some time at leisure or step out of the hotel to discover some prominent sites on your own.

Day 3

Boat Trip to Spinalonga

  • Breakfast

Enjoy your morning meal, and be ready for an exciting boat trip to Spinalonga. Spinalonga dubbed the 'island of tears,' was a Venetian fortress turned leper colony. Explore its haunting remains on a guided walk, witnessing the main street lined with shops and houses where lepers once lived. Afterward, sail back to Elounda for a traditional Cretan lunch and free time to explore, shop, or swim.

In the evening, get back to Gouves Water Park Holiday Resort.

Day 4

Exploring the Palace of Knossos & Heraklion City

  • Breakfast

Explore the ancient Palace of Knossos, dating back to 1900 BC, the heart of Crete's Minoan civilization and the legendary home of the Minotaur. Your guide will unravel the myths surrounding the palace and its rulers as you discover its treasures.

Next, venture to Heraklion, where you'll encounter landmarks like the Venetian lion fountain and the loggia, now the Town Hall. Conclude your tour at the entrance to the old harbor, where you have free time to explore. Don't miss the opportunity for a guided tour of the Archaeological Museum of Heraklion, delving deeper into Crete's rich history and heritage.

Day 5

Discover the pristine cities of Crete

  • Breakfast

Commence your day journey to explore two charming cities of Crete, Chania (also known as Little Venice) and Rethymnon, boasting picturesque harbor fronts and a blend of Italian and Turkish influences. Your guide will lead you through the quaint old quarters, with beautifully restored neighborhoods and backstreets.

Indulge in the lively atmosphere of Chania's market hall and leather lane before marveling at the breathtaking Venetian port. Next, the harbor of Rethymnon, your second stop. Enjoy free time to wander the winding backstreets, soaking in the history and beauty of these captivating cities.

Day 6

Thrilling Rover Tour

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Indulge in a delectable breakfast before embarking on a journey through the heart of Crete, immersing yourself in its mythology, culture, and local life.

Your adventure begins with a scenic drive to the Potamies Reservoir water dam, followed by a captivating exploration of the ruins of the Roman aqueduct of Lyttos. Pause in the charming village of Kastamonitsa for a traditional coffee break among the locals.

Prepare for an off-road adventure as you ascend into the mountains, tracing the ancient Minoan path to the legendary cave of Zeus. Capture memorable photographs of the Lassithi Plateau before enjoying a mouthwatering BBQ lunch with unlimited wine.

Continue your journey to the timeless Lassithi plateau, where local farmers carry on ancient traditions. Conclude your day with a visit to the village of Krassi, home to a 2,000-year-old plane tree and natural spring water source.

Relax and savor the memories as you're transported back to your hotel, reflecting on a day filled with discovery and excitement. Lunch, wine, and bottled water are included.

Day 7

Departure from Crete

  • Breakfast
  • Hotel To Airport

On your final day of vacation, pack up your bags and catch a flight back home. We will drive you to the Airport as per your flight departure time.

  • https://fontawesome.com License - https://fontawesome.com/license/free Copyright 2024 Fonticons, Inc.--> Tours
  • Stay Included
  • Dinner as per Itinerary
  • Transfer
  • Boat trip to Spinalonga
  • Excursion to the Palace of Knossos & Heraklion City
  • Discovering Rethymnon & Chania
  • Rover Tour & exploring The Birthplace of Zeus

Hotels

Day 1-2-3-4-5-6

Crete

Gouves Water Park Holiday Resort

  • Transfer Facility (To Airport)
  • Accommodation at "Gouves Water Park Holiday Resort": 6 Nights/7 Days
  • Meals & Beverages (As Mentioned)
  • Airfare & Airfare Taxes
  • Travel Insurance
  • Meals & Beverages (Not Mentioned)
  • Visa Fees (If Applicable)

Hotel included in package:

Starting from:

$650.00 $780.00

per adult on twin sharing

Inclusions
  • Stay Included
  • Transfer
mapIcon Where do you want to go?

contact How do we contact you?

Crete Package for 6 nights and 7 days : Frequently asked questions

To explore the top attractions of Crete craft an itinerary of around 7-10 days. However, based on your preference, you can tailor the itinerary accordingly..

The average price of the package varies from $ 650 to $ 1,000. However, you can further, enquire about your package price by connecting with the Trekhops support team..

No. Having travel insurance isn't restricted at all. However, you can add a protection shield by getting travel insurance..

Yes. Travelers are free to modify/customize their vacation package as per their preferences or interests..