Hunting Wild Truffles With Dogs

 Available every Friday in German/Czech (May-October)

 Duration 7 hours approximately (from last pick up to first drop off)

We will transfer you by mini bus to Lasithi Plateau and start our first meeting to the restaurant with tea and cookies and a short story about Lasithi mountains, Cretan herbs and nutrition. Time to meet the hunting dogs and start our walk to the mountains searching for the very rare underground truffle mushrooms, used by chefs as an ingredient with a unique flavour and smell.
At the end of our walk we will enjoy local breakfast with local delicacies such as olives, cheese, nuts and fresh fruits. Back to the restaurant to prepare a rich meal with the essential ingredient of truffle oil. When our activity is finished we will offer our guests a small souvenir to make this experience unforgettable!

Day 1
10:00 - Introduction in Lasithi

We start our trio with some tea and cookies in Lasithi.

Day 2
11:00 - Meeting The Hunting Dogs

We will meet the dogs at the fields and start our adventure.

Day 3
12:00 Local Breakfast

After our walk we will enjoy breakfast from Cretan delicacies!

Day 4
13:00 - Preparing Meal With Truffles

Time to return to the restaurant and prepare our meal.

In this trip we offer:

  • Hotel pick up and drop off.
  • Transfer with our air conditioned buses.
  • Experienced tour guide.
  • Lunch in Kato Zakros local restaurant.

Excluded from price - paid on spot:

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Terms & Conditions

  All the bookings for each trip must have been sent to South Crete Tours S.A. and confirmed one day before the trip begins by 8 o’clock in the afternoon.
  Our travel agency reserves the right to alter or cancel any tour due to adverse weather conditions or insufficient passengers number or force majeure 12 hours prior to departure time with a notification to the customer.
  All participants must arrive on time to the given pick-up point. Unfortunately, there is no option to wait for latecomers, as the daily schedule is stressed. In case of delay, missed pick-up, missed departure time, there will be no refunds.

Cancellation Policy

  For cancellations up to 2 days prior to departure date, no cancellation fees.
  For cancellations 1 day prior to departure date, 50% cancellation fees.
  No-Show, 100% cancellation fees.