Unique things to do in Northern Cyprus
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Sea Kayaking at a limestone area
We will set to explore a hidden beauty of Cyprus. The beautiful formation of the white limestone with the clear water and the sea life makes the perfect setting for a sea kayak experience. We meet at the designated launch site where we will provide you with the necessary information about the area and equipment (kayak, paddle, PFD). We will make a small introduction on how to paddle and self rescue techniques. Following on, we will practice what we learn in the water and the adventure begins. We set off and paddle together with a relaxed pace to discover hidden coastlines, small coves, and weave through rocks. On our way, besides learning the basics of kayaking and different kayaking techniques, we will get to know about the area, the Cyprus sea life and more importantly we can get to know each other better and exchange information about our culture. We will make one stop where we will have time to swim, snorkel and relax. We will also enjoy a morning coffee and a local snack before we will start to paddle back having spend an adventurous day in the sea. Other things to note This activity is suitable for first timers kayakers, and it is offered as an experience. Participants should expect moderate work out but we also adjust to the group strength and stamina. Most of the kayaks are double, so there is a chance you will be sitting and socializing with someone else.
Lets start the underwater exploration. There are two really spectacular locations we would take you to. At the beginning we would come to pick you up from your accommodation and then we would drive towards Capo Greco area. First place is located in Ayia Napa. There we would visit brand new underwater museum with around 93 statues. It resembles underwater forest, first of its kind in the world. There is a need to swim 150-200 meters but we have a buoy so you can hold in case of need for a rest. After that we would go to another location located about 15 minutes driving a car. Second stop itself is so beautiful with azul blue waters and some colourful fishes but you will have a big chance to spot turtles as well. Green Turtle and the loggerhead Caretta Caretta are the one residing in Cyprus. Here is also small underwater museum with little statues. Statues also attracts the fishes so overall experience is astonishing.And then we would drive you back to your accommodation. In order to have lifelong memory, underwater pictures and videos would be taken for you with gopro camera. Point to note: In this snorkeling trip we do not use the boat, we swim to both locations as they are easily accessible from the shore. We can pick you up from Larnaca, Ayia Napa or Protaras. Regarding the other locations upon agreement for some extra charge.
Inside the Buffer Zone of Nicosia
This is not a regular city walk, but a passage through a town frozen in time. It will give you an insight into the current situation of the Buffer Zone “Green Line” off the beaten track, on streets that are hard to discover without the experience of a local guide. You will see the Venetian walls and how they form a boarder around the Old City, so unusual that once seen on a map will never be forgotten as a design synonymous with the unique shape of this ancient fortification. On our walk we will explore the Southern side of the city and follow the infamous “Green line” that cuts through the centre, separating the city into southern and northern sections. This division has kept the two major communities, of Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots apart for more than four decades. Our journey begins at the Ledra Palace Hotel known in its era as the largest and most majestic hotels of the capital. You will witness life having evolved along either side of this schism, something once impossible to do until recent agreements between the two sides to open border crossings. We will explore Ledra Street located at heart of the aforementioned walled city now once again rekindled to one of the most popular pedestrian commercial streets accented by abandoned buildings reclaimed by nature through decades of lost time scarred by bullet holes, military outposts and barricades. Other things to note Kindly note that our walk could last between 3.5-4 hours with our break, so make sure to wear comfortable shoes! Group Tours are also offered with a slightly varied itinerary, tailored to your needs. Please ask for details and all arrangements can be made.
Lovely, hidden villages around the Cyprus
I will take you for a trip to see the unique places on Cyprus: • Pano Lefkara- village where silver and lace are producing, • Governor’s beach aka White Stones - breathtaking white stones with crystal water and amazing tarrace view, • Zygi - lovely, small village with fishermans around. We will have few hours to explore these places, no rush. *If you prefer to go this day for other experience - let me know* :] *It is possible to arrange trip for group up to 6 persons up on request - just let me know :)
Sailing with Magic
Attention! If you are not physically fit or have disabilities, PLEASE do not book this experience for your own safety! One of the benefits of being docked in Zygi is that it is between Larnaca and Limassol (Limassol being the closest). You can get a bus from Larnaca as well as from Limassol to drive you to Zygi. We shall cast off from the port of Zygi and head towards Governors beach, checking out the shore as we go. We shall open up the sails, kill the engine and let the power of the wind carry us. Right after the Zygi port we shall pass the docking station of Vassiliko where large freight ships are docked for loading and unloading cargo. Passing Vassiliko the fish farms will be our next checkpoint, where usually sea turtles and dolfins show up. Right next to the farms our final destination will be Governors beach, where we shall drop anchor and relax before heading back. Sailboats are not Power boats, although they go majestically, they are slower, so although this may sound like a small trip in reality it will be more that enough. Other things to note Please note that sailing may not always be possible if the weather is bad or if i think that it might turn bad. The available dates i have in the calendar are based on latest weather forecast and i try to watch it as often as possible. Safety as well as a pleasant experience are my main goals.
Explore the Abandoned, Ghost Town of Famagusta
On this guided tour, we will explore and walk through the abandoned town of Varosha, a Ghost Town that completely embodies the past, the present, and the uncertain future. The abandoned city captures your senses in so many ways. In what used to be idyllic scenery, time seems frozen, a city that is now a vast area of abandoned and ruined buildings. Wonder its streets and you will see huge urban tombstones marking the city, you will see old residential homes and apartments, hotels, commercial streets with abandoned shops, gas stations, restaurants, and even theatres that are now decaying and crumbling, there are so many ruins with rusty parts and an eerie wilderness. Turn a corner and you’ll see, sandy beaches stretching from north to south and the crystal clear sea, barbed wire caging in striking abandoned houses, and an overgrown town beyond reminding you that this is a Ghost Town. Varosha was once a tourist paradise, attracting holidaymakers and film stars, Cyprus's own Riviera until conflict split the island in two in 1974. More than four decades ago, its inhabitants were forced to leave to escape war, becoming refugees in their own land. Varosha has been cut off from the world for some 47 years, until its recent opening. If there is any place in Europe where you can still see what it means to abandon a city overnight, Varosha is the best example.
Unforgettable Trip in Sunny Cyprus
Are You in capital of Cyprus???!!! I would like to introduce you one of the most beautiful part of Cyprus. You will have Gorgeous Day in Cape Greko, which is in the eastern side of Cyprus. The Capo Greko is National park, that offers a lot of opportunities for those who likes traveling. In a Five hours trip, we can see sea caves, natural bridges, churches, and spectacular landscapes. You will definitely enjoy! Other things to note Dear Guests, after your booking i will contact you to arrange our meeting point. If you are in Nicosia i might be able to pick you up from your hotel or your place.
Limassol: Halloumi Cheese-Making & Tour
Halloumi Heaven - Small Group Cheese-Making & Villages Food Tour... A guide from our team will pick you up from a Limassol location of your choice and you’ll be driven into the Larnaca region of the Troodos mountain range to the cheese-making workshop of a village local to learn the traditional technique of halloumi and anari cheese making. You’ll take part in the process from start to finish while spending time with true locals. This hands-on workshop ends with a traditional sit-down experience where you'll enjoy a delicious brunch which will include the cheeses made plus lots more. We'll then continue our journey into the scenic mountain countryside to visit a honey producer and a local making products with donkey milk. Part of our touring will be a visit to Lefkara village where you’ll see the local ladies making the famous Cyprus lace plus time to shop & explore. Any applicable entrance fees, tasting fees, door-to-door transport, cheese-making class, coffees, traditional brunch and drinks are all included in the tour price. If you'd like to do this tour but it's not available on the date and time of your choice - just message and depending on availability, we'll add it to the calendar.
Go-Sia for a ride and explore Nicosia on foot or by bike
TOUR-SIA Welcome to Nicosia. Why visit Cyprus? For beaches? Their wines? Temples and ancient ruins by the sea? The villages where time stands still? Multiple flights and good connections? An exotic destination where the sun always shines. In the heart of the island, not on the sea, is the capital, Nicosia. City off the beaten path. Often referred to as “passing through.” And by the way, it has been for all the populations that occupied Cyprus over the years. Located in the middle of a plains, overlooked by a mountain range, enhanced by the Venetian walls, embellished by Ottoman palaces, infused with Cypriot culture and the scorched summer months. Today, it's divided by a wall. Nicosia / Lefkosa is a complex place to be understood in only one day. A maze of historic streets and sometimes decadent buildings surrounded by modernity. Take a look then. If you want to ride and get lost in the labyrinth of the center, let yourself drive for two hours on a walking/riding tour to the city. Tour-Sia will allow you to understand a little more about the complexities of the island. And in the end, maybe, you'll love Nicosia, too!
Ayia Napa: Halloumi Cheese-Making & Tour
Halloumi Heaven - Small Group Cheese-Making & Villages Food Tour... A guide from our team will pick you up from an Ayia Napa location of your choice and you’ll be driven into the Larnaca region of the Troodos mountain range to the cheese-making workshop of a village local to learn the traditional technique of halloumi and anari cheese making. You’ll take part in the process from start to finish while spending time with true locals. This hands-on workshop ends with a traditional sit-down experience where you'll enjoy a delicious brunch which will include the cheeses made plus lots more. We'll then continue our journey into the scenic mountain countryside to visit a honey producer and a local making products with donkey milk. Part of our touring will be a visit to Lefkara village where you’ll see the local ladies making the famous Cyprus lace plus time to shop & explore. Any applicable entrance fees, tasting fees, door-to-door transport, cheese-making class, coffees, traditional brunch and drinks are all included in the tour price. If you'd like to do this tour but it's not available on the date and time of your choice - just message and depending on availability, we'll add it to the calendar.
Limassol: Vino Venture Mountain Wineries
A guide from our team will pick you up from a location of your choice and you’ll be driven into the Troodos mountain villages to visit 3 carefully selected wineries. At each stop, you'll have the chance to meet the individuals behind the wine-making and have all your questions answered on this brilliant small group excursion. The 3 award-winning locations we've picked will each offer something different and you'll gain a fantastic overview of the Cyprus wine scene. You'll tour the premises of at least two of the wineries to learn about the process and history of wine. Through each tasting session you'll discover the indigenous grape varieties of the island and experience a selection of dry whites, rosés and reds plus the traditional sweet wine Commandaria. Along the way we’ll stop and explore the quaint village of Omodos and sit down to enjoy an authentic meze lunch – a spread of delicious Cypriot dishes. On this scenic mountain tour you'll enjoy the rural villages and meet real locals - plus the opportunity to buy wine at fantastic prices! Any applicable entrance fees, tasting fees, door-to-door transport, meze lunch with drinks are all included in the tour price. If you'd like to do this tour but it's not available on the date and time of your choice - just message and depending on availability, we'll add it to the calendar.
Spectacular Day in Cyprus
Are You in Cyprus???!!! Let's visit the most beautiful part of Cyprus. We can have Gorgeous Day in Cape Greko, which is in the eastern side of Cyprus. The Capo Greko is National park, that offers a lot of opportunities for those who likes traveling. In a four hours trip, we can see sea caves, natural bridges, churches, and spectacular landscapes. Other things to note After your booking i will contact you to speak about meeting point. Pick up service from Hotels, hostels and apartments within your area is also available. Please note that Pick up service is also available from other cities. You can also choose time of your trip by contacting in advance! See You
Lovely Cyprus in a Day Voyage
We will meet you in Limassol and we will drive to Troodos mountains. Our first destination will be Millomeris waterfall. Then we will continue our ride up to the mountains. There, at Troodos mountains we will do 1 hour hiking around Olympus mountain. It's the highest peak in Cyprus ( 1950 meters above see level ). Spectacular views are waiting for you! Our Next Stop will be at Famous Cypriot Village of Kakopetria. After finishing our first part of the Trip we will drive to the eastern side of Cyprus - Beautiful Cape Greko. There we will do light hiking around beautiful rocky mountain in the area. We will visit by walking to some great places, such as Sea caves and Bridge of Love. We will spend some time there. This trip will take around 8 hours. You will definitely enjoy to see and hike in beautiful mountains and forest of Cyprus and in the same day to swim and hike in see shore of Cape Greko. It's unforgettable experience! Don't miss it out! Other things to note The trip will take approximately 7.30-8 Hour. Bring Jacket, Swimwear, and have comfortable Footwear for a hiking that we are going to do! See You soon!
Wine Tasting of 10 + 1 CYPRUS Wines.
Next to our very well established wine shop The Oak Tree Wine Cellar, we have set up a Tasting Room where all our wine tasting sessions are taking place. Wine tastings are made using: the proper wine glasses, served in the proper serving temperature using our unique Wine dispenser Systems, thus making sure that all wines served are fresh and crispy. Upon the arrival of our various visitors to our wine cellar, they can take a seat in one of our two tasting tables that can seat up to 16 people and then the wine tasting can start. During each wine tasting I will offer 11 top quality Cyprus wines: 4 white dry, 1 rose dry, 4 red dry, 1 commandaria sweet wine, 1 Cyprus liquor or spirit. For every wine served, I will be doing a very thorough explaining in terms of their grape variety, the winery and the region the wines are coming from, best food matching and some general information about the Cyprus wines. Special emphasis will be given on our unique indigenous grape varieties. During the tasting, visitors will have their own bottle of fresh water and some tasty bread sticks. All the wines tasted, are available for sale in our wine shop. We also arrange shipments of wines overseas Other things to note Only adults are allowed to book for this experience, 21 years old and above. we can accept up to 10 people per booking.