Explore the unspoilt wilderness of the West/Northwest Coast of Cyprus
This tour will give you the opportunity to explore the island's most unspoiled area, the peninsula of Akamas; walk through the Avakas Gorge, visit Lara Bay - the Green Turtle's hatchery - swim in crystal clear waters, visit the Baths of Aphrodite (the Goddess of Love and Beauty). This is a full day excursion, and at least half of it takes place in non-tarmac roads. Comfortable shoes are recommended. Don't forget your swimwear (we'll visit a folklore museum or go for wine-tasting in case the weather does not allow for a swim).
This tour could be altered according to your needs.
- Avakas Gorge walk
- Lara Bay - Green turtle's hatchery; learn a bit about the conservation project, and if the weather allows, spend time swimming
- Traditional lunch at a small village. Alternatively, fresh fish by the seaside near Latsi/Baths of Aphrodite
- Baths of Aphrodite - the Goddess of Love and Beauty
- Authentic Cypriot villages and indigenous people
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Pick up from accommodation (hotel, or promenade for cruiseship-travellers)
End location: Drop off at accommodation (hotel, or promenade for cruiseship-travellers)
Duration: 8 hours
Transportation takes place in a 4X4 Land Rover Defender, fully licensed, and fully equipped for your safety
Transportation with English-speaking driver/guide
Refreshments and local village wine in one of our morning stops.
Lots of information about history, culture, flora and fauna.
Plenty of photo stops
Estimated Local Cash Needed
15 EURO - Approx. pp - Lunch, Refreshments, Ice-cream
Lunch, and anything extra you wish to buy (i.e. souvenirs, wine, etc.)
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Our tour with Andreas was an absolute delight from beginning to end. Andreas was incredibly friendly and flexible with the activities on the day and also when our numbers went up slightly. His car is comfortable and the stops during the tour are truly interesting, besides, he adds a lot of really interesting details and provides a lot of background information. He wants to make the best tour possible and tries to avoid crowds and to show the beuty of the Akamas in the best possible way. Highly recommend.