Ancient Salamis Ruins - Kantara castle - Karpas peninsula beaches, culture and Natural Reserve area
This private tour will take you out of the cities to enjoy breathtaking views, lovely sandy beaches and crystal clear sea waters, historical monuments from ancient times and to meet the wild donkeys at the end of Karpas. We start exploring the famous Rouins of antique Salamis where in less than 2 hours you'll see the Roman Baths and reservoirs, the remnants of the Gymnasium, the Theatre.
Our next stop will be at the Bysantium castle of Kantara on top of Pentidaktilos mountain.
The winding road will take us down along the lovely sea coast to the very end of Karpas peninsula, to explore its lovely sandy beaches. We can stop for a break to swim and enjoy lunch at the 3 km long Golden Beach / considered by many to be the best beach of Cyprus / or you can choose some of the other smaller beaches with little cosy and simple restaurants with very few visitors all around. We wil visit the fully renovated monastery of Apostoles Antreas and reach the end of the peninsula.
Our tour would usually start visiting the ancient city of Salamis, than we climb by car the picturesque road to the castle of Kantara. Down the slopes of Pentidaktilos mountain and along the beautiful sea coast the road will take us next to the very end of Karpaz peninsula. Along this road we will see ancient churches lovely nature and visit unpopulated sandy beaches. At the very end of Karpaz we will visit the beautifully reconstructed Monastery of Aposteles Antreas. Along the way we can stop for drinks and lunch at any of the wide choice of restaurants at locations of your choice.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: We shall meet at the location convenient for you just the mentioned tour price includes any location in Larnaca, Agia Napa and Protaras or Famagusta area. Any other meeting location will be charged extra.
End location: Any location of your choice implementing the same basic rules concerning the meetin location.
Duration: 10 hours
This duration applies when the tour starts from Agia Napa, Protaras or Larnaca
The car I normally use is classic Mercedes 260 E comfortable sedan in perfect shape with all extras: air con, el. windows and sunroof, full leather, all clean and quiet, smooth and safe to run. If you preffer another car please select and we take it at extra cost of course.
Transportation and museim entrances cost are included in the base price for maximum 4 people
Estimated Local Cash Needed
40 TRL - Lunch in is the most common spending during the tour.
Lunch and drinks cost are extra during the trip
If groups are larger than 6 people I will be obliged to hire a suitable vehicle with a driver and a licenced guide from the local tour board