Excursions, Tours and Day Trips
It is great fun finding your own way around and discovering new and exciting things, but we can also be your guides to the island. We offer an assortment of tours and trips you can book during your Northern Cyprus holiday. Please contact your representative in resort to make a reservation or for any further details.
A1 CYPRUS EXCURSION LIST
EVERY DAY: LARA BEACH CLUB
We pick you up from your hotel around 10:00 am and take you to The Lara Beach Club where you can sunbathe and enjoy wonderful swimming. A delicious lunch is included, where you can relax with a superb sea view.
When and where? We pick you up from your hotel at around 10 am
What is included? Return transfers, entrance fee to the club and lunch. Drinks are extra
What should I take? Sun cream, swimming things and a beach towel
Price per person, £40
EVERY DAY: COASTAL BOAT TRIP
Explore the crystal-clear Mediterranean waters of North Cyprus with a day-long boat cruise along the coast. The boat stops at a number of places where you can swim or snorkel. A traditional Cypriot lunch is prepared for you on board.
When and where? We depart from Kyrenia harbour at 10 am and returns at approximately 4:30 pm
What is included? All relevant fees and lunch
What should I take? Sun cream (lots!), swimming stuff, beach towel, snorkel and mask
Price per person £20
EVERY MONDAY AND THURSDAY: HALF DAY NICOSIA
We transfer you to the capital city of North Cyprus, Nicosia, where you can spend the time indulging in some shopping or sightseeing. We take you right to the heart of the city at the main entrance to the old city centre. Here you will find an information centre with detailed maps of the area. There are also guided walks from here at 10:00 am.
When and where? We pick you up from your accommodation from around 9 am. The return trip leaves from Nicosia city gate at 1 pm
What is included? All transfers
What should I take? Camera, sun hat or similar
Price per person £30
EVERY TUESDAY: FULL DAY FAMAGUSTA TOUR
Departing from the Kyrenia region, you can enjoy the scenery as we cross over the mountains and through the Messaria Plain. The first stop is at St. Barnabas Monastery, which is now an icon museum. Then we travel to the remains of the Roman City of Salamis. The capital of Cyprus in the Roman period, it has many superb buildings including the largest amphitheatre in Cyprus. From there we journey to the heart of old Famagusta city, to visit Othello's Tower and the city walls. Then to the St. Nicholas Cathedral, which is now known as the Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque and was built in a French Gothic Style. You will have some free time during the city visit for shopping or sightseeing at will.
When and where? Pick-up from your hotel is from around 8:30 am
What is included? Transfers, entrance fees, local guide, lunch
What should I take? Sun cream, sun hat, bottled water, stout shoes, camera
Price per person £45
EVERY THURSDAY: JEEP TOUR
You will be picked up from your hotel after an early breakfast and taken to the starting point of the tour in Lapta, at 9:30 am. From there we drive up into the mountains, passing through the village of Baspinar high above Lapta, before finally reaching Selvili Tepe. This is the name for the peak of the mountain range. It is some 1024 metres above sea level and the views from here are spectacular. The winding lane takes us through mountain woodland to the ‘stranded tank’, hanging on the slope. We then continue through the village of Kozan village and on to the Maronite village of Korucam (Kormakiti). The Maronites are a protected Catholic community of people who came from Lebanon to Cyprus in the 7th century. After coffee, we reach the coastline who Catholics from Lebanon Christians Lebanese people who migrated to Cyprus hundreds of years ago. After coffee we travel on to reach the coastline near Kayalar village, ending up at Guzelyali beach, where we will have lunch followed by an hour’s break for swimming. Suitably relaxed, we go on through Karsiyaka village to the remains of Sinai Monastery. Dating to the Byzantine period, this was a building of significant scale and importance. The tour ends where it started, in Lapta, from where you will be transferred back to your hotel
What is included? Transport, relevant fees, lunch
What should I take? Sun cream, sun hat, bottled water, stout shoes, camera, swimming things, beach towel
Price per person £20
EVERY FRIDAY: THE KARPAZ PENINSULA
The Karpaz Peninsula has probably the most spectacular scenery of all Cyprus, with beautiful sandy bays and superb landscapes. The first port of call is the pretty fishing village of Bogaz, from where we go on to Sipahi (Ayios Trias) where you can see the excellent mosaic floors. Next, we visit the picturesque and interesting village of Dipkarpaz, after which the scenery becomes truly staggering, with little but wild donkeys on the horizon. Near the tip of the island, we reach the Andreas Apostolos Maonastery, where St. Andrew is said to have landed on Cyprus. Make a wish, light a candle and drink from the legendary holy water. Afterwards, there is time to enjoy swimming at Turtle Beach or relaxing on its wonderful golden sands, depending on the season.
When and where? Pick-up from your hotel (Kyrenia area) is from around 8:30 am
What is included? Transport, entrance fees, local guide, lunch. Drinks are not included
What should I take? Sun cream, bottled water, camera, swimming things, beach towel
Price per person £50
EVERY SATURDAY: TRADITIONAL CYPRUS NIGHT
Join us for a special night out in pure Cypriot style. We will collect you from your hotel and take you to one of the best venues on the island. Here you will sample live music and witness a stunning display of belly dancing. Dinner is traditional meze and fish or meat dishes. You might also like to take this opportunity to sample our local wines. Vibrant colours, live music and traditional dances, which we expect you to try for yourself of course!
When and where? Pick-up time from your hotel will be advised locally
What is included? Transfers, full meal and entertainment
What should I take? A good appetite!
Price per person £29
All tours can be booked in resort through your local representative. Alternatively, call our North Cyprus office on 0090 533 848 9000