Here’s a chance to travel deep inside the island’s interior to see and experience villages and forested landscapes not often visited by average tourists.
This itinerary uses a combination of small asphalt roads and well-maintained dirt tracks to bring Nature and Culture together.
See the best and most real side of Cyprus with the maximum contact with local people.
Visit Omodos village, one of the wine-making villages of Cyprus.
Stroll in its narrow streets and visit the Monastery of Holy Cross. Discover, Tzelefos bridge. The bridge is part of Venetian Bridges nature trail which connects three of the Venetian Bridges of Pafos Forest. The location around the bridge is perfect for all nature lovers but also for photographers.
Do not miss the opportunity to capture the perfect picture. Climb higher along twisting mountain road and past tiny villages to find Kykkos Monastery. At an altitude of 1318 metres, Kykkos Monastery is located in an impressive densely forested area northwest of Troodos Mountains. It was founded at the end of 11th century. It is considered the richest and most lavish of the monasteries of Cyprus. The monastery is a popular pilgrim stop.
Lunch will be served at a nearby mountain village. Before heading back to your hotel, explore a mountain waterfall and a waterdam.
|08:30-08:45||Pick up guests from Paphos hotels|
|08:45-09:15||Drive to Big Rock, briefing and stop for photos|
|09:15-10:00||Drive to local Village for a coffee break|
|10:00-10:45||Drive and visit of Tzelefos bridge|
|10:45-11:30||Drive to Kykkos Monastery|
|11:30 - 12:15||Visit Kykkos monastery, free time|
|12:15-13:15||Drive to local restaurant for lunch|
|13:15-14:30||Lunch offered with wine or soft drink|
|14:30-15:15||Drive & visit of a mountain waterfall|
|15:15-15:30||Drive to Omodos village|
|15:30-16:20||Visit Omodos Village, free time|
|16:30-17:30||Drive back to hotel & drop off guests at hotels|