Day 1: Limassol (BD)
Upon arrival you will be welcomed by your English speaking driver at Larnaca or Paphos International airport and transferred to your hotel.
After a welcome drink you will have time to relax and get ready for a welcome dinner at Limassol Old Town.
Day 2: Paphos (BLD)
Following breakfast your guide will meet you in the lobby of the hotel and accompany you to Paphos.
The first stop today is the ancient Kingdom of Kourion one of the most spectacular sites on the island due to its extensive archaeological ruins including well-preserved mosaics.
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant before continuing towards Yeroskipou where the 9th C Ayia Paraskevi church stands. While in Yeroskipou you will have the opportunity to visit a traditional Loukoumi (Cypriot Turkish Delight) factory and taste this local delicacy.
In the afternoon return back to the hotel in Limassol.
Dinner at leisure at the hotel.
Day 3: Larnaca – Lefkara (BLD)
Today starts with a visit to the village of Lefkara renowned for its unique architecture charming narrow streets and limestone houses. Next visit the city of Larnaca built on the ruins of Kition. We pass by Hala Sultan Tekke and the village of Kiti and the church of Angeloktistos with its magnificent mosaics dating to the early Christian period. After a short city tour we visit the cathedral of St. Lazarus the first bishop of Kition originally built in 900 AD.
Dinner this evening is at Avli tou Vasilea a beautiful listed old house in the historic Ayiou Andreou Street in the heart of Limassol’s old city centre.
Day 4: Limassol (BD)
Breakfast at the chosen hotel to begin a full day at leisure. Relax and take advantage of the hotel’s facilities or explore the city in your own pace and style.
Dinner at Leisure & overnight at the hotel.
Day 5: Kolossi – Omodos (BLD)
Following breakfast your guide will meet you in the lobby of the hotel to depart for a full day tour to Kolossi and surrounding winemaking villages.
Today’s first stop will be the Medieval Castle of Kolossi, a fine example of military architecture originally constructed in the 13th century during the crusades. Our next stop will be the traditional village of Omodos, a traditional Cypriot wine producing village renowned for its Monastery of the Holy Cross. Before lunch stroll around the village’s winding streets and mingle with the locals, walk around for some shopping at the various small shops selling traditional Cypriot items.
Omodos has a long tradition in wine making. A traditional wine press known as Linos is preserved and here you will stop and sample the local wines and liqueurs: including a selection of white and red wines the famous Commandaria dessert wine and of course Zivania.
Lunch will be traditional food served at a local Omodos Village Tavern.
We will then continue to Zambartas winery. Built in 2007 the Zambartas Winery has collected some of the most prestigious industry awards. Afterwards, continue to Erimi village and the Cyprus Wine Museum housed in a beautifully renovated three-story stone building.
In the afternoon return back to the hotel in Limassol for dinner at leisure.
Day 6: Kykkos – Troodos – Kakopetria (BLD)
Following breakfast your guide will meet you in the hotel’s lobby for a full day tour of Troodos Mountains.
Not far from Kykkos we will take a short stroll to Throni to visit the tomb of the late Archbishop Makarios III amidst the dense forest.
Following lunch served at a local tavern, continue to Kakopetria renowned for its Church of the Saviour’s Configuration (Metamorfosis tou Sotiros). The church of Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis (St. Nicholas of the Roof) is located nearby and is considered one of the most interesting Byzantine churches on the island thanks to its painted murals that date from the 11th to the 17th century.
Dinner at Pyxida Fish Tavern located at the Marina of Limassol offers a ‘sea-to-plate’ dining experience with a variety of fish and seafood. For those who can’t decide which meal to order the fish meze contains samples of up to twenty small Mediterranean fish dishes.
Overnight at the chosen hotel in Limassol.
Day 7: Departure (B)
Buffet breakfast at the hotel before your driver meets you in the lobby of the hotel to assist and transfer you to Larnaca or Paphos Airport.
- Six nights’ accommodation at the chosen hotel in Limassol.
- All transfers by first class a/c Mercedes E-Class or Vito as per the program.
- English speaking guide’s assistance as per the program.
- All entrance fees to the museums churches and sites as per the program.
- Four (4) lunches during the tours at local restaurants including of one glass of wine or one small beer or one soft drink per person.
- Three (3) dinners at the chosen hotel excluding drinks.
- Three (3) dinners out at a traditional restaurant including of 1 glass of wine or one local beer or one soft drink per person.
- Welcome pack with maps guide book and general information on Cyprus.
- International airfares
- Optional tours and excursions
- Port Taxes and fuel surcharges
- Tipping/Gratuities (please refer to tour notes for a recommended guideline)
- Personal Expenses
- Departure taxes
- Hotel charges for minibar or any extra charges
- Visas (unless specified)
- Any other services not clearly mentioned in the inclusions above
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