Island Tour (Jeep Safari)

5-hour trip:

Cost: 60euros

Minimum participants: 2, Maximum participants:7

Duration: 5 hours

Distance: 60km

Starting time: 15:00 – 16:00 depending on the season and sunset times. We can also do the trip in the morning starting at 9am.

Odyssey Outdoor Activities can take you on a 4×4 island safari in our 5 seated (including the driver) Mitsubishi L200 pickup truck, in which you cover more than 1/2 of the scenic island of Ithaca. Be closer to nature and the elements with alternative ways to see this fantastic island. Get off the usual tourist trail and experience archaeological sites, old villages, old ruins, well preserved windmills, pre-earthquake architecture and strange ancient Menir monoliths. Driving through vineyards and olive groves,  you will have breathtaking 360 degree views of Ithaca and the nearby islands of Kefalonia, Lefkas, Meganisi, Kastos Kalamos and the mainland of Greece. View many birds and wildlife in their natural habitat. While experiencing all this you will also learn about the history, culture and traditions of the island from our professional and knowledgeable local guide. These island safari trips run often upon request and can be organized to meet your needs, time and level, . From 2 people. In case of a company of more than 4 people we can add another vehicle for 3 people (Suzuki Jimny 4×4)

Highlights:

  • Kathara Monastery
  • Anogi Square
  • Araklis Menir Anogi
  • Polis Viewpoint
  • Ulysses palace miniature Stavros
  • Nautical exhibition 
  • Archeological site at Saint Athanasios (Homer’s School)
  • Pernarakia peak at Mt.Exogi (sunset)
  • Modern Pyramids and John Papas grave quiz

Optional stops if customers want to replace one of the above stops:

  • Cave of the Nymphs
  • Windmill at Marmakas area
  • Kalamos spring

3-hour trip:

Cost: 50 euros

Minimum participants: 2, Maximum participants:7

Duration: 3 hours

Distance: 45km

Starting time: Around 16:00 depending on the season and sunset times. We can also do the trip in the morning starting at 9am.

Odyssey Outdoor Activities can take you on a 4×4 island safari in our 5 seated (including the driver) Mitsubishi L200 pickup truck, in which you cover more than 1/3 of the scenic island of Ithaca. Be closer to nature, history and tradition with alternative ways to see this fantastic island. Get off the usual tourist trail and experience archaeological sites, old villages and strange ancient Menir monoliths. Driving through vineyards and olive groves,  you will have breathtaking views of Ithaca and the nearby islands of Kefalonia, Lefkas, Meganisi, Kastos Kalamos and the mainland of Greece. View many birds and wildlife in their natural habitat. While experiencing all this you will also learn about the Homeric and modern history, king Odysseus, Ithaca’s culture and traditions from our professional and knowledgeable local  guide. These island safari trips run often upon request and can be organized to meet your needs. In case of a company of more than 4 people we can add another vehicle for 3 people (Suzuki Jimny 4×4 or Suzuki Samurai 4×4)

Highlights:

  • Kathara Monastery
  • Anogi Square
  • Araklis Menir Anogi
  • Ulysses palace miniature Stavros
  • Archeological site at Homer’s School where Odysseus Palace was located
  • (Optional visit to the Nautical exhibition in Stavros village)

 

**We can pick up the customers at their accommodation or arrange a meeting point.

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