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.

$57.09 Private & Custom Tours

Akamas Panorama (short) Walk - (private from Limassol)

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Akamas Peninsula, Neo Chorion, Paphos DistrictThis customisable walk takes place in the north part of Akamas, a pristine, almost untouched area of Cyprus. There are (at least) two versions. During the cooler season we recommend to do a 12 km long walk from Neo Chorio village (walking initially west) whereas during the hot season we recommend to do a 10 km long walk (from Smiyies picnic site)From Smiyies the route goes north (and at points offers excellent vistas of the Lara coastline) and ascends to the peak known as "Moutti tis Sotiras" from where one can enjoy unobstructed views of the north coast from Cape Arnaouti, the tip of Akamas, towards Chrysochou Bay and the north-west all the way to Pomos in the north-east.After a pause for a picnic and to enjoy the majestic views we usually walk to the Baths of Aphrodite on the Aphrodite trail (initially a steep descent, with the last stretch on a coastal dirt road, near the cliff). As this is a private trip, we can customise it. There are many possibilities to finetune the route and its length.Duration: 6 hours

$57.09 Private & Custom Tours

Akamas Panorama (short) Walk (private from Paphos)

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Akamas Peninsula, Neo Chorion, Paphos DistrictThis customisable walk takes place in the north part of Akamas, a pristine, almost untouched area of Cyprus. There are (at least) two versions. During the cooler season we recommend to do a 12 km long walk from Neo Chorio village (walking initially west) whereas during the hot season we recommend to do a 10 km long walk (from Smiyies picnic site)From Smiyies the route goes north (and at points offers excellent vistas of the Lara coastline) and ascends to the peak known as "Moutti tis Sotiras" from where one can enjoy unobstructed views of the north coast from Cape Arnaouti, the tip of Akamas, towards Chrysochou Bay and the north-west all the way to Pomos in the north-east.After a pause for a picnic and to enjoy the majestic views we usually walk to the Baths of Aphrodite on the Aphrodite trail (initially a steep descent, with the last stretch on a coastal dirt road, near the cliff). As this is a private trip, we can customise it. There are many possibilities to finetune the route and its length.Duration: 6 hours

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