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Cretan Truffle Hunting & Authentic Culinary with Cave of Zeus provided by Crete Private & Luxury Tours by Snami Travel

Cretan Truffle Hunting & Authentic Culinary with Cave of Zeus

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 15/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 15/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
An idyllic escape to the mountainous East Crete to explore the hidden gems of this uncharted region. Enjoy a personal hotel, villa or cruise pick up and drop off by your private local insider guide, with a premium vehicle at full-day disposal. Soak up the natural beauty of the Eastern Crete by collecting Cretan truffles with the assistance of a professional truffle hunter and his dogs in the heart of fertile Lassithi Plateau. Then you will enjoy a delicious Cretan lunch and wine tasting in a traditional mountainous tavern. Last but not least, you will visit the mythical Cave of Zeus and a local ceramic workshop.
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  • Pass by
    Mirabello Bay
  • 1
    Stop: 45 minutes
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  • 2
    Stop: 2 hours
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  • 3
    Lassithi Plateau
    Stop: 2 hours
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  • 4
    Dikteon Cave
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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    Pass by
    Milatos Beach
    Malia Palace Archaeological Site
    Agia Pelagia
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Important Information
Departure Point
Istro 721 00, Greece Voulisma beach, Agios Nikolaos 721 00, Greece Agios Nikolaos, Greece Elounda, Greece Milatos 724 00, Greece Sisi 724 00, Greece Malia, Crete 700 07, Greece Hersonissos 700 14, Greece Anissaras 700 14, Greece Analipsi 700 14, Greece Gouves 700 14, Greece Kokkini Hani, Greece Heraklion, Greece Agia Pelagia 715 00, Greece Fodele 715 00, Greece Bali, Greece Adelianos Kampos 741 00, Greece Rethimno 741 00, Greece
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Personal pick-up and drop-off with flexible start time
  • Chauffeured premium vehicle on disposal
  • Private local insider guide
  • VIP skip-the-line accesses
  • Mineral water, fresh fruits and nuts of Crete island
  • Wi-Fi, USB sockets & hygiene vehicle amenities
  • Drinks and meals in taverns
  • Admission fees (if applicable)
  • Wine tasting expenses (if requested)
  • Entry/Admission - Dikteon Cave
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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By: Crete Private & Luxury Tours by Snami Travel
5 star experience.
An incredible day with Alexander. We did a private tour and he took a genuine interest in our personalties to make
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Great Experience
We had a great experience with the Knossos Palace and Zeus Cave tour. Alexander was our guide. He has a pleasant pe
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First class service
Just spent a great day with Alexander showing us some of the sights of Eastern Crete. Knowledgable, friendly, in
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Thank you for a perfect day!
We were a family of 4 adults and 2 kids. It was not the first out trip to Crete, but the first time experience in c
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Just perfect
On the road to elafonisi. Very good and friendly driver. Many stops on the way to see some cretans views and for ta
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On time. Very Nice driver. Great places to go and learned a lot with this guide. Good locates to visit. Very intera
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Great culture Day
A great day of visiting! Lots of steps to get to the cave but our personal guide is motivating and caring! It has
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Great experience
A superb experience! Our guide was very kind and helpful! He listened to us and made us discover unexpected and sur
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Best ways to spend your private holidays
If you are looking to spend a beautiful holiday in Crete with privacy as a key element and discover exceptional pla
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Extraordinary tour
Incredibly friendly service, you can feel the Greek hospitality right from the start. The familiarity with the driv
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Wonderful Cretan Hospitality
We had a wonderful time with Alexander and Dmitrios, who were extremely hospitable and informative. We are a family
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A good opportunity to see the real beauty of the island.
My guide, Alexander, was very accommodating the whole way through, very knowledgeable of both cities- he clearly kn
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A trip where you experience all beauties of Crete
This was one of our best options during the stay on the island. On this trip we explored and experienced the best h
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My family pinned Elafonisi on our things to do on Crete island since our plans in early beginning of 2020. We view
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Axceptional service and great guide!!
Despite the long distance from Elunda our private guide Alex and driver Dimitris were amazing. They filled our day
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, Russian
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