Departing from the pier, you will be transferred to a local holding area for the off-road vehicles.
Upon arrival, you will be assigned a vehicle (Suzuki Gimni or similar ). Vehicles are manual and open topped. The drivers will be given any needed instructions and everyone will be given a briefing on the program of the day. Then it's time to mount up. The vehicles hold four people including the driver.
You will follow a lead vehicle as you depart Rhodes Town and drive towards Damatria. Soon, you will depart the hard top and follow a dirt road that takes you through the beautiful landscape and valley of Profitis Elias. Once you arrive at the hill side location of Profitis Elias, you will stop to have a coffee, traditional mountain tea or a soft drink in an authentic Greek village cafe. You may notice the photogenic Italian style houses and buildings in the village.
You continue your journey through the mountainous middle portion of the island driving towards Laerma, a small traditional inland village. You will rejoin a paved road to take you around the mountain, before heading off road again on a dirt road that leads into the valley of Ataviros mountain. You will come to Arnitha, a small picturesque village hidden amongst hills where you will stop for lunch at a local typical restaurant.
After lunch, you will make your way towards the village of Asklepeios, passing by the beautiful monastery of Tharri. We rejoin paved road just before passing through the village of Asklepeios, named after the god of healing.
You will then, turn North starting your way back towards Rhodes Town. You will pass through the villages of Lardos, Pilona, and the coastal town of Kalathos, before driving inland through a valley of citrus trees to get to the villages of Massari and Malona, both traditional small villages who rely on the citus harvesting. Then drive to Kolymbia where you will head off road again to reach the village of Archipoli where you will make a short comfort stop to stretch your legs, use the restrooms or purchase a refreshment.
Your last stretch of off road driving will take you past the villages of Psinthos and Maritsa before returning to the car station. From here, you will be transferred back to the pier via coach.
Please Note: This tour offers customized departure times between 7:30 AM and 7:00 PM. If your preferred departure time is not listed, please contact us to place your request.