Travel  through  the  beautiful  Troodos  Mountains, explore  some  of  the  most  picturesque  and  traditional  villages  and  visit  the  richest  and  most  miraculous  monastery  of  Cyprus!

Our  first  stop  is  Kakopetria, where  you  will  get  the  chance  to  walk  around  the  quaint  little  village  known  for  its  running  waters  and  mini  waterfall  and  mingle  with  the  friendly  locals.

Driving  through  the  mountains, we  then  stop  at  Throni, which  is  located  on  the  top  of  the  mountain  amongst  a  beautiful  pine  forest. This  location  offers  breathtaking  and  scenic  views  of  Troodos  Mountains. There  you  will  also  have  the  chance  to  visit  the  tomb  of  Archbishop  Makarios  III , the  first  President  of  Cyprus.

We  then  drive  to  Kykkos  Monastery, founded  by  the  Byzantines  in  1092. Kykkos  is  dedicated  to  Virgin  Mary  and  it  is  the  richest  monastery  on  the island. It  also  possesses  one  of  the  three  surviving  icons  painted  by  Saint  Luke.

The  miraculous  icon, which  is  covered  in   silver  gilt  and  enclosed  in  a  shrine  of  tortoise  shell  and  mother -of- pearl, holds  an  eminent  position  in  the  church. Free  time  will  be  given  to  visit  monastery  and  to  have  lunch (optional  extra).

NOTE:

*Adult ticket: 36 €

*Kid ticket: 18 €

*Children from 2 to 12 years old – 50% discount

*Infants up to 24 months old – free 

*Visitors  must  dress  appropriately  when  visiting  religious  places. No tank  tops  or  shorts  allowed  for  men  or  women!

*Passport or European Union ID card is needed for trips to Kerynia and\or Famagusta*Entrance fees for all excursions are included in the prices (except entrance fees at the House of Dionysus mosaics, Salamis, and Saint Barnabas)

*Meals are not included in the prices

 

 

  • Pick up from hotels in Protaras 07:00 – 07:30
  • Pick up from hotels in Ayia Napa 07:35 – 07:55
  • Pick up from hotels in Larnaca 08:10 – 08:25
  • Coffee break near Astromeritis (approx. 20 mins)
  • Guiding and free time in Kakopetria Village (approx. 1 hour)
  • Guiding in Throni (tomb of Archbishop Makarios) (approx. 30 mins)
  • Guiding in Kykkos Monastery and free time for lunch (optional extra not included in the price) (approx. 1 hour and 45 mins)
  • Return in Larnaca around 17.00, Ayia Napa around 17.30 and Protaras around 18.00

Note: Please advise clients that all visitors must dress appropriately when visiting Kykkos Monastery. No tank tops or shorts allowed for men or women inside the monastery!

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