VIP Zeus Cave and Knossos Palace Private Tour from Heraklion and Elounda
Attractions & guided tours

VIP Zeus Cave and Knossos Palace Private Tour from Heraklion and Elounda

Free cancellation
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 8 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Hop on from the dark-wine seacoast and hop off to olive-green mountains on an immersive Cretan getaway
  • Connect with the generous essence of Lassithi Plateau fueled with bottomless Cretan hospitality “philoxenia” and unspoiled local lifestyle
  • Unearth honored Byzantine monasteries and touch the living monument of the Plateau, a millennial plane tree at the village of Krasi
  • Visit a family ceramic workshop to embrace symbols & shapes of the prehistoric Minoan pottery and encourage your creativity with our artisans
  • Unwind by tasting award-winning Cretan vintages and savor melt-in-the-mouth traditional delicacies
  • Lift your spirit and explore the Cave of Zeus (Diktaion Andron) by soaking up the elemental energy of this mythical place
  • Indulge in the genuine Cretan cuisine and scrumptious flavors of Lassithi Plateau
  • Stroll the archaeological splendor of Knossos with personal touch impressions of our history-archaeology expert guide
What to expect

Your private day-trip will start with a visit to the must-see archaeological landmark of Crete Knossos Palace (King Minos/Minoa Palace), where you will receive all the informative highlights with highly personalized attention. Then you will enjoy an authentic journey to mountainous East Crete (Dikti mountains).

Your private local guide will customize bespoke itineraries by visiting ancient Cretan villages, connecting with locals and their unique lifestyle. Furthermore, you will make a stop for coffee under an ancient plane tree at the traditional village of Krasi. You will continue your journey deeper into the heart of the ancient fertile Lassithi Plateau.

At the entrance path to the Cave of Zeus (Diktaean Cave), you will have the opportunity to reach the Cave on donkeys! On the way back, you will visit a family-owned traditional ceramic workshop and a Byzantine monastery, renowned for its beautiful frescoes and unique “miraculous” icon, where you will experience deeply the history of Byzantine Christianity.

Last but not least, take the best recommendations by your local insider guide for a delicious traditional lunch in the mountains, and let your personal chauffeur take you to an authentic Cretan tavern, which will be a way from mass tourism and big crowd buses (not included in the price.)

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • What's included
    • Personal pick-up & drop-off with a flexibly adjusted pick-up time
    • Chauffeured VIP vehicle at your disposal
    • Vehicle comforts: mineral water, fresh fruit & snacks, Wi-Fi, USB sockets & hygiene amenities
    • Private knowledgeable local insider guide
    What's not included
    • Drinks and meals
    • Admission fees to Knossos Palace and Cave of Zeus
    • Wine tasting expenses (if requested)
    Where

    Lassithi 713 07, Crete, Greece

    Meeting point:

    Pick-up available from your preferred location at any time of the day. Contact the partner to arrange your pick-up point and time in Lassithi or, if you wish, to arrange it in a different place. Use the contacts you will find on the voucher you will receive after booking

    What to remember
    • This tour is supported by multiple pick-up point options from your accommodation or cruise port with a flexibly adjusted pick-up time. Contact the partner to arrange your personal pick up point and time
    • Based on the size of your family or group you can choose among the following vehicle's options: a modern 3-seats vehicle, a limo 3-seats Premium Class, a modern 6-seats vehicle, and a minibus 9-seats VIP Class
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    When
    • Please check the calendar for updated availabilities and start times
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    Provider
    Snami Travel - Cretan Authentic Experiences
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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