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Sticky Tours: Be a Cretan Bee Keeper

Sticky Tours: Be a Cretan Bee Keeper

Duration:4 hours total
Includes:Food, Drinks and Equipment
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

Hello!We are a family of beekeepers ,located in Crete .Our story starts back in 1982 when a young mathematician (our father) bought his first hive as a new hobby “a moment is enough”. The hobby had become obsessive! Since then, the bees have increased to hundreds hives in numerous bee yards across Crete, producing many different types of monofloral honeys. Nowadays the legacy continues as the next…
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What we’ll do

• Learn about the incredible life of our most important pollinator and history of beekeeping. • Learn how honeybees make this liquid gold: we call honey, how nectar source determines a honey's color, aroma and flavor and how honey is harvested and extracted from the hive. • Work with us and meet the bees in their natural environment. (Yes, that means an opportunity to suit-up in beekeepers suit…

What else you should know

Your hands must ready to get sticky by tasting fresh honey from the combs. Let us know if you have any special requirements, or some special dates.

What I’ll provide

Snacks and Other
 Delicious Food Platter and Raki(Cretan traditional spirit) in our bee yard - A selection of local products accompanied with.  Varietal Honey – Honey Tasting
Drinks
 Beverages, water
Equipment
 Bee Suit, Gloves & Veil

What to bring

Solid Shoes or Boots
Long socks
Camera/ Mobile

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Where we'll be

Location: We have bee yards all around Crete. Let us know your location and we will set a meeting point depending your location, the weather and the blossoming. Our hives are located in some truly awesome spots - from rocky cliffs next to the sea, to Olive plantations and even the top of Cretan Mountains. Time: We have flexible time schedule. The exact time can be decided based on your needs (morning or afternoon),our workload and the weather.

Upcoming availability

Sat, 1st Jun    From 16:00 to 20:00.
$58 per person
6 of 6 spots left

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 6 guests ages 3 and up can attend.

Alcohol

This experience includes alcohol. Only guests who meet the legal drinking age will be served alcoholic beverages.

More tips

Your hands must ready to get sticky by tasting fresh honey from the combs. Let us know if you have any special requirements, or some special dates.
Yianni
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Sticky Tours: Be a Cretan Bee Keeper
1 review
₹4,002 per person
1 review
₹4,002 per person