5 AMAZING DAYS IN NORTH CYPRUS TOUR

5 AMAZING DAYS IN NORTH CYPRUS

5 AMAZING DAYS IN NORTH CYPRUS TOUR

Discover Cyprus! its history, fantastic weather, medieval ports and castles and traditional dining to off-the-beaten-track streets, miles of beaches and fantastic scenery. A travel tour experience you will never forget.

REF: SDTC5001

5 AMAZING DAYS IN NORTH CYPRUS

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

  • DAY 1 - Arrival and transfer to Kyrenia
  • DAY 2 - HIGHLIGHTS OF KYRENIA & NICOSIA
  • DAY 3 -  KORMACIT MARONITE VILLAGE AND “THE WILD WEST”
  • DAY 4 -  THE PRISTINE KARPAZ PENINSULA AND THE VENETIAN GLORY OF FAMAGUSTA
  • DAY 5 - Transfer to Ercan Airport

FROM $ 704.00 PER PERSON On Double Basis

Included services:

  • Airport transfers (ECN)
  • 3 guided full day tours according to program/entrance tickets
  • 4 nights accommodation on BB base/3 day lunch


NOT included:

  • Supplement for transfer from and to Larnaca (LCA) or Paphos (PFO)
  • Personal expenses, tips.

Please contact us for requests and more information.

INCLUDES:

  • Transfers In and Out Ercan (ECN)
  • 4 Nights accommodation in KYRENIA on BB basis
  • 3 day full day excursions with professional guiding including lunches according to program.

NOT INCLUDED:

  • Flight to / from Ercan or Larnaca (can be arranged by us on request)
  • Dinner: can be arranged at local restaurants / hotels
  • Supplement for arrivals / departures in Larnaca: 50€ per person (related to governmental subsidies)
  • Personal expenses, drinks during lunches and dinners, tips.
  • Tour leader in shared double / single room with special price / Free of

 

Charge according to group size and
requested services.

Special rates for less or more than 2 passengers.

Please contact us for requests and more information

ITINERARY

DAY 1: FLIGHT TO CYPRUS: ERCAN (ECN) VIA TURKEY OR LARNACA (LCA) AND TRANSFER TO KYRENIA
Airport Transfer and greetings by our professional guide. Private guided group transfer to Kyrenia. Overnight in Kyrenia

DAY 2: HIGHLIGHTS OF KYRENIA & NICOSIA (North & South*) 70 km
In Kyrenia the visit of the impressing Harbour Castle and its ship wrack museum, then St Hilarion Castle with stunning views overlooking the northern coastline. Then we continue to Nicosia, the last divided capital of Europe. On a walking city tour we visit the Gothic style Selimiye mosque, the Büyük Han (Great Inn). On the way back we visit Bellapais Monastery, one of the most beautiful buildings from Lusignan period in Cyprus. Overnight in Kyrenia.

Exclusive:
ARABAHMET Ottoman quarter in renovation
ARMENIAN MONASTERY Witness of the old glory of Armenians in Cyprus
SOUTH NICOSIA*: Crossing to the South at Lokmaci check point and visit of Ledra Street by feet

DAY 3: KORMACIT MARONITE VILLAGE AND “THE WILD WEST” OF NORTHERN CYPRUS 165 km
Our first destination is Kormacit is the last village of the Maronite catholic community in Cyprus. The Maronites came with the crusaders in the middle ages and stayed on the island until today. Then we depart for Güzelyurt, where we visit the Monastery of Saint Mamas, the patron saint of the tax evaders and the nearby archaeological museum with the “Golden Leaves”. In Soli we will visit the ruins of the ancient Byzantine church of Saint Auxibius and the Greek theatre. Overnight in Kyrenia
Exclusive:
KORMACIT: we visit the old and new St Georg Churches as well as the ethnographical museum.
LEFKE: famous its copper mines and for a modern Islamic Saint, Sheik Nazim Al Naqshabandi
KALKANLI: Millennium olive trees with a short walking tour
AKDENIZ JEEP SAFARI: Optional tour in Jeep with antique ruins and agrotoursitic activities
VOUNI PALACE: a former Persian military camp with marvellous views to the Troodos Mountains
and the western coastline. Orchid paradise in winter and spring

DAY 4: THE PRISTINE KARPAZ PENINSULA AND THE VENETIAN GLORY OF FAMAGUSTA 320 km
Through the Venetian City Walls we drive into the old part of Famagusta. The Lala Mustafa Pascha mosque (former Saint Nicolas Cathedral) is one of the highlights during our walking city tour. After some free time in the city we continue to the Ruins of Salamis, here we have our lunch and a short swimming break. Salamis was also the birthplace of Saint Barnabas, who evangelized Cyprus together with Saint Paul. The Church of Saint Barnabas with its archaeological and icon museum are our the next spot of today’s program. Afterwards we are heading east towards Karpaz peninsula with its wild donkeys and visit the Apostolos Andreas Monastery, well known amongst Cypriot and Orthodox Christians for its Holy Well. This water is said to be a r emedy for eye and skin diseases! After a swimming / walking break at the famous Golden Beach back to Kyrenia.
Overnight in Kyrenia

Exclusive:
MINIACYPRUS exhibition of miniature Cyprus monuments near Tatlisu village
ECO-VILLAGE BÜYÜKKONUK with old olive oil mill and tastings of home made specialities

DAY 5: FREE TIME AND DEPARTURE
Free time at leisure in Kyrenia. Transfer to Ercan / Larnaca airport. Departure.

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES:

DAY 2

Optional:

Special dinner: KYRENIA traditional taverns with life music (Choice depends on weekday)

KYBELE High class restaurant in the garden of Bellapais monastery

* Visit of South Nicosia, if no extra visa is required, depending on nationality of the tourists / entry point of the island

DAY 3

Optional:

Special dinner: CARETTA beach and sea side restaurant by Akdeniz village

VOUNI KING sea side restaurant in Yesilirmak. Strawberry fields in spring

DAY 4

Optional special dinner: ZAMBAK Sea side restaurant at Zambak Tatil köyü

KLEPINI famous tavern (meyhane) in the Arapköy village.

 

Special rates for less or more than 2 passengers.

Please contact us for requests and more information.

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