Welcome to Akamas Peninsula


The peninsula is home to abundant flora and fauna, including some 600 plant species, 35 of them unique to Cyprus. There are also 68 bird species, 12 types of mammal (including foxes and hedgehogs), 20 species of reptile and many butterflies, such as the native Glaucopsyche pafos, the symbol of the region.


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Safari Tour to Akamas Peninsula from Paphos

The Akamas Jeep Safari is a day of adventure you'll never forget. There’s only one way to explore the wild and magical surroundings of the Akamas Peninsula - by 4WD. Join in on this bumpy adventure as you go off road down dirt tracks and over potholes. You’ll kick off with a drive to the giant 30 metre high limestone walls of the dramatic Avakas Gorge. Next up is Lara Bay, home to a breeding station for the protected Green Back Turtles. Heading back through Latchi, your last stop is at the Baths of Aphrodite, where legend has it that the waters have magical rejuvenating properties.

$79.27 Tours & Sightseeing

Akamas Panorama (short) Walk and Optional Blue Lagoon

The Trip:It is a walking trip along the ridge of Akamas peninsula to the north Akamas coast. Depending on time availability (for 10-hour trips from Paphos or Limassol) and travellers’ preferences the walk may be extended to reach Blue Lagoon cove (with possibility of swimming) or the adjacent Fontana Amoroza cove.Duration : Eight or Ten hours, depending on package selectionPickup time : To be agreed with the travellers. Usually it is between 08:00 and 09:00.Pickup location : At an agreed place (eg hotel, port, etc) usually in Paphos or Limassol. 10 hour trips can start at other cities or resorts (eg Larnaca, Nicosia, even Protaras or Agia Napa). Itinerary : The trip is all about the walk (with the possibility for swimming at Blue Lagoon for 10-hour trips from Paphos or from Limassol) . If we have time we visit other attractions (natural and/or cultural). Once we complete the walk we return to the pickup location stopping at attractions subject to time availability. The trip may be customised to include a meal at a coastal or traditional village restaurant (or other activities).The Walk:The walk is in Akamas, a pristine, almost untouched by man, rich in biodiversity area of Cyprus. Usually we start walking in Neo Chorio village and initially go through farmland west to the Smiyies picnic area. From there the route goes north (offering views to Lara coast) and ascends to the peak known as 'Moutti tis Sotiras' from where one enjoys unobstructed views of the north Akamas coast from Cape Arnaouti, the tip of Akamas, towards the  north west to Polis Bay and all the way to Pomos in the north east. After a pause for a picnic and for enjoying the majestic view we walk to Baths of Aphrodite cave on the Aphrodite trail (the last stretch is on the coastal dirt road, near the cliff). We can make other arrangements for shorter walks in the area if travellers prefer (eg. do the 7-km Aphrodite trail or even a one way coastal walk along the ragged Akamas north coast with boat transportation -for a fee- in the opposite way). We can also arrange to extend the walk to Blue Lagoon cove, an excellent place for swimming in our Cyprus (or to the adjacent Fontana Amoroza cove).Transportation :We usually use a Citroen C8 MPV car.What’s included:Guiding in the walk and the trip in general. What’s excluded :Food, drinks, entry fee at archaeological sites if any, etc.

$79.27 Tours & Sightseeing

Akamas Panorama (short) Walk and Optional Blue Lagoon

The Trip:It is a walking trip along the ridge of Akamas peninsula to the north Akamas coast. Depending on time availability (for 10-hour trips from Paphos or Limassol) and travellers’ preferences the walk may be extended to reach Blue Lagoon cove (with possibility of swimming).Duration : Eight or Ten hours, depending on package selectionPickup time : To be agreed with the travellers. Usually it is between 08:00 and 09:00.Pickup location : At an agreed place (eg hotel, port, etc) usually in Paphos or Limassol. 10 hour trips can start at other cities or resorts (eg Larnaca, Nicosia, even Protaras or Agia Napa). Itinerary : The trip is all about the walk (with the possibility for swimming at Blue Lagoon for 10-hour trips from Paphos or from Limassol) . If we have time we visit other attractions (natural and/or cultural). Once we complete the walk we return to the pickup location stopping at attractions subject to time availability. The trip may be customised to include a meal at a coastal or traditional village restaurant (or other activities).The Walk:The walk is in Akamas peninsula, a pristine, almost untouched by man, rich in biodiversity area of Cyprus. Usually we start walking in Neo Chorio village and initially go through farmland west to the Smiyies picnic area. From there the route goes north (offers great views towards Lara coastline on the west coast of Akamas) and ascends (via Adonis trail) to the peak known as 'Moutti tis Sotiras' from where one enjoys unobstructed views of the north Akamas coast from Cape Arnaouti, the tip of Akamas, towards the north west to the Bay of Polis and all the way to Pomos in the north east. After a pause for a picnic and for enjoying the majestic view we walk to Baths of Aphrodite cave on the Aphrodite trail (the last stretch is on the coastal dirt road, near the cliff). We can make other arrangements for shorter walks in the area if travellers prefer (eg. do the 7-km Aphrodite trail). We can also arrange to extend the walk to Blue Lagoon cove, an excellent place for swimming in our Cyprus or the adjacent Fontana Amoroza cove, or even a one-way coastal walk to Fontana Amoroza/Blue Lagoon with boat transportation -for a fee- in the opposite way) .Transportation :We usually use a Citroen C8 MPV car (usually collecting from Paphos and returning to Paphos).What’s included:Guiding in the walk and the trip in general. What’s excluded :Food, drinks, entry fee at archaeological sites if any, etc.

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