8 Hours History tour itinerary for Karpass Peninsula: Find The Best Of Nature And Heritage
Go on an unforgettable day trip to the Karpas Peninsula where you can meet the best of nature and history. Visit the sandy beaches where turtles lay eggs and the lush grasslands that wild donkeys thrive in. Visit churches, monasteries and an olive oil factory in the countryside.
Our first stop will be at an olive oil factory where you will get to see how the mill works.
Coffee break at Dipkarpaz village.
Stop at Ayios Thyrsos Church (16th-17th century).
Visit Karpaz, with its deep bays and sandy beaches. Caretta and Greenhead turtles lay their eggs on these beaches, every June.
One of the most important species to see here is the wild Cyprus donkey. Until 1974, donkeys were a part of village life, but since then they have returned to the wild and gathered in Karpaz where the rich vegetation has provided them with an environment to flourish. This area is priceless for the nature lovers.
Drive up to Apostolos Andreas Monastery. It's a place of pilgrimage, where people come from all over the world come to pray.
On route, take a break to take photos, swim and have lunch.
Transportation in a 2017 model Jeep.
The minimum participant required for this tour is 2 people.
If you are a larger group, please ask for the discounted price of a minibus or a bus, according to the number of the participants.
Type of Tour
This tour is offered throughout the year.The tour starts at 09:00 hours.
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