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Troodos and Kykkos Day Tour from Paphos

  • Experience the best of Cyprus’ Troodos Mountains in a day from Paphos
  • Relax a coach takes you through scented pine forests, villages, and valleys
  • Visit Kykkos and two other monasteries, plus the wine village of Omodos
Troodos and Kykkos Day Tour from Paphos
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This tour of Cyprus’ Troodos Mountains, and its villages and monasteries, from Paphos lets you sit back and enjoy the scenery without worry of route planning, ticket buying, or navigating. Visit the monasteries of Kykkos and Chrysorrogiatissa, enjoy pine forests and hamlets, and explore Omodos wine village, all as a guide provides background. Central hotel pickup and drop-off from central Paphos included.
What to Expect

Your day begins with pickup from your central Paphos hotel. There you board a comfortable, air-conditioned coach and journey into the scenic Troodos Mountains, the hills of Cyprus’ interior.

Stop to visit the 12th-century Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery, a retreat dedicated to the Virgin Mary, before continuing through Paphos Forest—protected pine woodlands in northwest Troodos—toward Kykkos.

Here, tour Kykkos Monastery to see its treasures, including a Virgin Mary icon believed to have been painted by the Apostle Luke. Then, venture through Marathassa Valley before a lunch stop (own expense) at a village.

Finally, stroll around the cobbled winemaking village of Omodos and visit its Holy Cross Monastery, home to a piece of rope reputedly used to tie Jesus to the cross.

While here, enjoy time for coffee or to try Cypriot commandaria wine and the local spirit, zivania, before your tour finishes with drop-off at your Paphos hotel.

Reviews (52)
1 - 5 of 27 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Excellent day trip

A long, tiring day out but excellent. Our first time in Cyprus so good to get an overall view of the island. Our guide was excellent. She certainly knew her stuff !! The Kykkos Monastery was amazing. The lunch provided on the tour consisted of...More

2  Thank ianrina
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Great fun safari

Picked up from our hotel by Jimmy, we set off first to a dam where we met another jeep. Nice views from the top. Then on to a winery where we had a wine tasting. Then on to a number of small villages and a...More

Thank StanBrynmawr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jeep Safari

Our guide, Paul, from Steves Jeep Safaris, kept us amused and informed throughout the trip. Wonderful views and you get to see the traditional Cyprus

1  Thank Patricia T
Reviewed 14 September 2018
Great tour

I enjoyed the tour, we visited about 4 or 5 monasteries and churches and enjoyed spectacular view from the bus and from a couple of viewpoints where we had stops. There was one relatively short stop at souvenir shop, which is okay, many other tours...More

1  Thank Andrey M
Yiannis P, General Manager at Qualiday By Ruslan Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Customer, Thank you for your feedback and excellent remarks about the tour and our guide. Your suggestion is correct Looking forward to welcome you again in any of our tours in the near future..

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Excellent day tour

I really enjoyed this day tour. We saw a mix of beautiful mountains, traditional old villages and churches, and opulent monasteries. Our guide, Mary, gave us lots of interesting information about the region and its history.

Thank ChloeF864
Yiannis P, General Manager at Qualiday By Ruslan Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Customer, Thank you for your feedback and good comments. Troodos/Kykkos is among our best selling tours mainly because is a combination of nature, scenery and history as you correctly mentioned.A big thank from the team!

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