Cyprus Organised Trips

Discover Cypriot Traditions by Jeep

You can really get to know a destination by travelling through its countryside, driving from farms to villages and really getting off the beaten track. This full day exploration is flexible in nature but there’ll be the option to visit a halloumi cheese workshop, stop at a winery where you’ll join a short tour and a tasting and visit the village of Fyti which is famed for its lace weaving. Coffee lovers will love the stop at a local kafenion while nature enthusiasts can head out on a short walk to see a rare species of wild sheep. Alternatively, you could head to a nearby bay for a swim.

• Departs Monday to Saturday
• Operates year-round from hotels in the Paphos area
• Private experience

Duration:

Full day

Start time: 9am
End time: 5pm

Experience a Day in the Life of a Beekeeper

Bees are essential to the ecosystem and economy of Cyprus as the island has a long history of honey production and it is a major export. Today, discover the work that goes into caring for these busy little insects from working with the hives to extracting and bottling the sweet nectar produced. Of course, you’ll get to try different varieties of honey as well as learning how it is used in cosmetics and other parts of life.

• Departs Monday to Saturday
• Operates year-round from hotels in the Larnaca area
• Private experience

Duration:

Full day

Start time: 9am
End time: 2pm

Forests & Villages by Jeep

There’s a share of nature and culture on this full day exploration up in the foothills of the Trodos Mountains. Head into the stunning Diarizos Valley, stopping for a delicious Cypriot coffee in Agios Nikolas before you drive through the Paphos Forest and onto the UNESCO-protected Agios Ioannis Lampadistis Church. The rest of the day will be spent wandering through impossibly pretty mountain villages, sitting down to a typical Mediterranean lunch at riverside restaurant and wandering to a small pretty waterfall hidden in the forest.

• Departs Monday to Saturday
• Operates year-round from hotels in the Paphos area
• Private experience

Duration:

Full day

Start time: 8.30am
End time: 5pm

Hidden Cyprus

See a side of Cyprus that many visitors don’t tend to see – the stunning and character-filled villages that are tucked away in the Trodos Mountains. Begin your day in Kakopetria, where winding cobbled streets are lined with gorgeous stone-built houses. Next up is the settlement of Omodos, a rural town that’s home to a 17th-Century monastery and an array of craft shops and local tavernas, one of which will be your lunch spot.

• Departs Monday to Saturday
• Operates year-round from hotels in the Larnaca area
• Private experience

Duration:

Full day

Start time: 9am
End time: 4pm

Highlights of Cyprus in a Day

Pack in the best of the island’s sights, tease the tastebuds and explore rural Cyprus on an all-day adventure. You’ll begin with breakfast at a traditional kafenion (coffee shop) before visiting the UNESCO-listed village of Fikardou with its criss-crossing narrow streets and mountainous backdrops. As well as sitting down for a meze lunch at a local family restaurant, visit the terracotta topped Macharias Monastery.

• Departs Monday to Saturday
• Operates year-round from hotels in the Larnaca area
• Private experience

Duration:

Full day

Start time: 8am
End time: 5pm

Larnaca Cooking Class

Learning a recipe and new cooking techniques is the ideal way to ensure that holiday feeling continues once the wheels have touched down in the UK. You’ll get the chance to learn from the experts in the village of Vavatsinia as they show how a selection of local dishes. And the best thing about cooking classes is that you have the chance to taste your creations – this time at lunch. The day concludes with a visit to Lefkara, a village known for its traditional crafts.

• Departs Monday to Saturday
• Operates year-round from hotels in the Larnaca area
• Private experience

Duration:

Full day

Start time: 8am
End time: 3.30pm

Traditional Cyprus

Away from the coastal resorts and larger towns and cities, life in Cyprus has retained much of its traditional charm. We’ll spend the day learning about local delicacies, firstly visiting a goat farm where halloumi is produced. Next up we’ll visit a farm to learn to make olive bread and a winery to taste the island’s sweet dessert wines. The tour ends up in the Trodos Mountains where a visit to local family taverna is included.

• Departs Monday to Saturday
• Operates year-round from hotels in the Larnaca area
• Private experience

Duration:

Full day

Start time: 8am
End time: 3.30pm

Walk to Cavo Greco

It’s all about Cyprus’s natural beauty on this on-foot tour in south-east Cyprus. You’ll lace up your walking shoes and follow the coast to Cape Greco, a breathtaking rocky promontory where cerulean seas shape dramatic cliffs and caves. You’ll also walk through the nearby National Forest Park where miniature pine trees and juniper bushes are scattered across the sun-soaked landscapes. Sustenance will be in the way of a picnic packed with mouth-watering Cypriot food.

• Departs Monday-Saturday
• Operates year-round from hotels in the Larnaca area
• Private experience

Duration:

Full day

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