1. Cyprus
  2. Nicosia District
  3. Kakopetria
  4. Kykkos Monastery

Protaras: Kakopetria and Kykkos Bus Tour in English

Product ID: 365635
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Travel into the heart of Cyprus and discover Kakopetria and Kykkos on this full-day bus tour. Visit a picturesque mountain village, see the Tomb of Archbishop Makarios, marvel at the island's wealthiest monastery, and enjoy free time to explore.
About this activity
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Mobile ticketing
Duration: 1 day
Starting time 7:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Please be ready and waiting for pickup 5 minutes before the scheduled time and look for a big bus with a sign for the excursion.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Skip the beach and spend the day exploring a different side of Cyprus
  • Discover the charming and picturesque mountain village of Kakopetria
  • Enjoy a guided tour of the island's wealthiest monastery, Kykkos
  • See the Tomb of Archbishop Makarios, the first president of Cyprus
  • Spend free time exploring at your own pace and mingling with the locals
Full description
The day begins with pickup from Protaras between 7:00 AM and 7:25 AM. Get settled onto the bus then head towards Troodos, passing through the capital of Nicosia along the way. Enjoy a quick coffee break near Astromeritis before continuing onto the picturesque mountain village of Kakopetria.

Upon arrival, stroll through the village’s charming streets lined with stone houses and watch the locals go about their day. Hop back on the bus and travel to Throni for a visit to the Tomb of Archbishop Makarios, the first president of Cyprus.

Stop at Kykkos Monastery next, the wealthiest monastery on the island. Take a guided tour of the monastery and learn about its fascinating history. After your tour, spend some free time exploring the surrounding area, stroll through the nearby forest, or find a local eatery for lunch. At the end of an action-packed day, sit back and relax on the bus for the return journey to your hotel.
Includes
  • Pickup and drop-off from Protaras, Pernera, and Paralimni
  • Qualified and licensed tour guide
  • Guiding at Kakopetria
  • Guiding at Kykkos Monastery
  • Visit to the Tomb of Archbishop Makarios
What’s Not Included
  • Food or drinks
  • Gratuities for the driver and guide

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Sleeveless shirts
Know before you go
• Please note, lunch is not included and is at your own expense
• Please note, to visit the monastery, all visitors must be dressed appropriately with their shoulders and knees covered

From US$ 42.38 per person