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From Paphos: Troodos Mountains & Villages Guided Day Trip

1. From Paphos: Troodos Mountains & Villages Guided Day Trip

Soak up the charm of the traditional villages of Lofu and Omodos on this guided day trip that includes pickup and drop-off at select hotels and locations in Paphos. See where the mythical Aphrodite is said to have emerged from that sea at Petra tou Romiou. Hop aboard a comfortable and spacious bus and sit back and relax on an air-conditioned ride. Travel to the town of Lofu which clings to the side of the Troodos Mountains. Go for a stroll on the cobblestone paths of Omodos. Admire natural beauty of the sparkling waters of the Millomeris Waterfall. Stop at a family-owned boutique winery for an intimate tasting of some of their award-winning wines. Head to sandy beach to uncover the breathtaking location where the mythological story of Aphrodite began at Petra tou Romiou.

From Paphos: Troodos, Paphos Forest, Kykkos, and Omodos Tour

2. From Paphos: Troodos, Paphos Forest, Kykkos, and Omodos Tour

First stop on the way to the Troodos Mountains is at the Chrysorriatissa Monastery, a 12th Century monastery, view its vineyards planted in the end of the 18th century produce some of the finest white Ayios Andronicos and Ayios Elias and enjoy the magnificent valley overlooking Kannaviou dam. The tour continues towards Kykkos, passing through the Pafos forest. Arriving at Kykkos Monastery, you will be guided through the renowned and rich Monastery as well as to visit the Archbishop Makarios’ tomb in Throni where you can enjoy the breath-taking view of almost all the islands! We drive on to “Timios Stavros” famous for its cross of 25meters high which overlooks Marathasa Valley. There will be free time to enjoy your buffet lunch (price not included) or free time to enjoy the magnificent view. On the way to Omodos we will drive through the pine forest, pass the highest village of Cyprus, Prodromos and tourist Platres. Omodos is a traditional wine producing village, you can walk through the cobbled streets to reach the village square lined with cafes and shops selling wines, olive oil and other local products or visit the church of the Holy Cross and then enjoy a Cyprus coffee in the square. Important: There is a dressing code when visiting monastery and churches

Cyprus: Troodos Mountain Food & Wine Tasting Tour with Lunch

3. Cyprus: Troodos Mountain Food & Wine Tasting Tour with Lunch

A guide will pick you up from a location of your choice and you’ll be driven around carefully selected villages to visit locals making traditional products and taste Cypriot delicacies. One of these stops will be an award-winning winery where you'll try a selection of wines and discover a variety of indigenous grape varieties. You’ll learn about the ingredients, the making process, and the traditions linked to the products. Part of the touring will be visiting villages where you’ll have time to explore and see the sites. Along the way, the group will stop at a local tavern to feast on a selection of Cypriot dishes with a full meze lunch. We keep our tours authentic by visiting true locals and because these local villagers are busy with every day life – we cannot guarantee which stops we’ll be including… However, here’s an example list of products which are likely to be included – Halloumi Cheese, Honey, Olive Oil, Village Breads, Traditional Sweets, Wine etc. We guarantee a great day out and you can be sure that you’ll visit 5 fantastic places within the Troodos mountain villages and experience a foodie day tour like no other!

From Ayia Napa: Grand Tour Jeep Safari with Lunch

4. From Ayia Napa: Grand Tour Jeep Safari with Lunch

Head deep into the heart of Cyprus to see off-the-beaten-track destinations on a day filled with spectacular landscapes, little-known villages, clean rivers, pristine air, flora and fauna, vineyards, monasteries, churches and more. Top it off with local food and wine in a traditional village tavern. Start with a 4x4 off-road adventure through the most diverse and rapidly-changing landscapes in Cyprus. Visit one of the largest water dams in Cyprus for amazing views and photos. Walk through ethnic villages with narrow streets, spectacular views, and great stone architecture. Pass by the fantastic natural wonder of the Island, a mountain waterfall. After a delicious lunch in a traditional tavern, visit one of the authentic Cyprus villages with it's narrow streets, spectacular views, and stone architecture.

Cyprus: Troodos Mountain Wine Tour with a Local

5. Cyprus: Troodos Mountain Wine Tour with a Local

Enjoy the convenience of being picked up from your accommodation. Meet your local guide and learn about the local food and wine offerings. Drive to a Troodos mountain village and visit a family-owned boutique winery. Take a tour of the facility and enjoy a wine tasting. Continue to a quaint village where you’ll have a chance to wander the cobbled streets and take in the picturesque scenery. Visit the local church, monastery, and local craft shops. As you explore the village, stop for a food tasting. After exploring the village, sit down for a trqditional meze lunch and drinks. Relax and watch the world go by.

Cyprus: Troodos Mountains Villages and Wineries Tour

6. Cyprus: Troodos Mountains Villages and Wineries Tour

Embark on a full-day food and wine adventure in the scenic Troodos Mountains designed to showcase Cypriot food and wine. With roundtrip transportation included, visit remote villages, taste regional products, and try delicious local wines. Begin with pickup from a location of your choice and head to the Troodos Mountains. Visit villages and carefully selected wineries, stopping for lunch to feast on a selection of Cypriot dishes and enjoy a full meze spread. At 3 family-owned wineries, learn all about the wine-making process and Cypriot indigenous grape varieties. There are many different wines for tasting including the world-famous Commanadaria.

Western Cyprus: Troodos Mountains 4x4 Tour with Local Guide

7. Western Cyprus: Troodos Mountains 4x4 Tour with Local Guide

Enjoy a fabulous 4x4 Jeep Safari daytrip in the Troodos Mountains in Cyprus! Our tour takes you to traditional villages, waterfalls, tastings and the unique nature of this region. Your starts and ends right at your Hotel in the Paphos area where we will pick you up at around 08:30 am and bring you back at around 4:00 pm. We will leave Paphos and the sea behind and visit the Asprokremmos Dam on our way to the Troodos Mountains. The 4x4 Jeep Safari leads you through several traditional mountain villages, where tourism has not arrived yet and time stands still. In the middle of the woods the historical Venetian Tzelefos Bridge can be found which crosses the Diarizos river. Then, through the forest, we reach Chantara Waterfall for a quick stop and then some Traditional Turkish Delights tasting ( loukoumi). The adventure continues, and you will enjoy an incredible view from the Olympos, the highest peak of Troodos Mountains at an altitude of 1952 m. During our lunch break you will get the chance to try some delicious, traditional dishes together with a local wine (not included in the price). As the tour continues,we will stop at the Omodos wine region and make another stop at the village winery for some free wine tasting. A typical village, where souvenirs can be bought, and locals are very friendly. This 4x4 Jeep Safari tour takes you to the largest mountain range of Cyprus and you will explore all the must-see places of this region away from the crowds!

From Protaras: Full-Day Jeep Safari to Troodos with Lunch

8. From Protaras: Full-Day Jeep Safari to Troodos with Lunch

Head deep into the heart of Cyprus to see off-the-beaten-track destinations on a day filled with spectacular landscapes, little-known villages, clean rivers, pristine air, flora and fauna, vineyards, monasteries, churches and more. Top it off with delicious local food and great wine in a traditional village tavern. Start with a 4x4 off-road adventure through the most diverse and rapidly-changing landscapes in Cyprus. Visit the largest water dam in Cyprus for amazing views and photos. Walk through ethnic villages with narrow streets, spectacular views, and great stone architecture. Pass by a mountain waterfall, a spot from paradise and a natural wonder. After a delicious lunch in a traditional tavern, visit one of the authentic Cyprus villages with it's narrow streets, spectacular views and stone architecture.

From Ayia Napa: Troodos Classic Jeep Safari

9. From Ayia Napa: Troodos Classic Jeep Safari

A Jeep safari to the green landscape of the Troodos Mountains is a must during your holiday in Cyprus. Travel deep inside the island’s interior to see and experience villages and forested landscapes not often visited by average tourists. Your adventurous itinerary uses a combination of small asphalt roads and well-maintained dirt tracks to bring nature and culture together.  See and experience the best and most authentic side of Cyprus, enjoy meeting the locals and gaze upon breathtaking views from the mountain summits. Take short walks through traditional villages with their narrow streets and stone architecture, and feast upon scrumptious local delicacies. You will also have the chance to light a candle in a medieval stone-built church with fresco wall paintings. Then, visit one of the many fantastic natural waterfalls that have ice-cold water cascading down their rocky cliffs. Take in this paradise-like spot with its cool spring waters and lush vegetation surroundings. Lunch is optional and can be enjoyed in a traditional family-run restaurant.

From Paphos: Troodos, Kykkos Monastery, and Winery Day Trip

10. From Paphos: Troodos, Kykkos Monastery, and Winery Day Trip

Visit Omodos Village, the Timios Stavros Monastery, the Kykos Monastery, and a traditional winery, all on this guided trip from Paphos. Learn about local nature, history, and religion, and experience swimming in the most famous place on the island. For much of the trip, pass through the picturesque Troodos mountain range with its magnificent green cedar forests and fresh mountain air. At the foot of the mountains, among vineyards, explore the old traditional Omodos Village, protected by UNESCO. Visit the Timios Stavros Monastery, known for keeping a piece of the Holy Cross and Rope, and the famous Kykkos Monastery, which keeps one of the miraculous icons of the Virgin Mary. Along the journey, stop at one of the local traditional wineries, where you can taste delicious Cypriot wines of the highest quality. For the finale of the trip, witness the birthplace of Aphrodite, one of the most stunning places on the coast of Cyprus, and get the opportunity to bathe in its truly magical waters.

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4.6 / 5

based on 164 reviews

This Tour was amazing! Our guide and also our driver were totally friendly and we had a lot of fun. I really can recommend this tour. We have seen two different little villages (very nice), we did a wine-tasting (very very good) and we have been to a nice waterfall. Also the other members of the group were very friendly and talkative. I did participate by my own but never felt lonely. THANK YOU SO MUCH

Really interesting trip, the guide was great and driving from George also good. We saw bits of Cyprus that we wouldn’t otherwise have seen. Wine tasting was entertaining.

our guide lady sdina(? not sure I remember it correctly) she is very good, our driver George is funny as well. we had good time with them.

Very informative and excellent value for money. Thank you for a pleasant day

George is the best! Everything was perfect. Thanks.