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Troodos and Kykkos Day Tour from Paphos

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Overview
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.
Itinerary
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  • 1
    Omodos
    Stop: 60 minutes
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  • 2
    Kykkos Monastery Troodos
    Stop: 90 minutes
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  • 3
    Kykkos Monastery Troodos
    Stop: 75 minutes
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    Chrysoroyiatissa Monastery
    Stop: 45 minutes
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Highlights
  • 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
  • Flexible: free time for lunch (own expense) and to shop and stroll in Omodos
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.
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Important Information
Duration
8h
Inclusions
  • Hotel pick up and drop off (Paphos City Center)
  • Licensed guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • Air-conditioned coach
Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Personal expenses
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No shorts or sleeveless blouses for the visits to churches and monasteries.
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • You will receive a messsage through Viator with your exact pick up point and time .If not please call us to be advised .
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 54 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Alice M wrote a review Mar 2020
Downpatrick, United Kingdom23 contributions9 helpful votes
This was a lovely trip. The bus stops at three different monasteries with the opportunity for a lovely lunch at one of them. The guide was very informative, not just about the monasteries but Cyprus in general. I would highly recommend it.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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DaveHanmer wrote a review Mar 2020
Liverpool, United Kingdom76 contributions16 helpful votes
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We booked this trip through Qualiday Travel at Paphos Harbour bus terminus for EUR20 per adult. We were told to be outside our Hotel for 07:45 and the coach arrived promptly. We did go round a few other hotels and the final pick up was as Paphos before going up the moutains.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from Qualiday, General Manager at Troodos and Kykkos Day Tour from Paphos
Responded 21 May 2020
Thank you for your kind comments
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Vincy M wrote a review Mar 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Troodos mountain is one of the best part in our holiday. It is a must visit place. Very nice roads and parking space all over the place
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Date of experience: February 2020
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3dee2018 wrote a review Feb 2020
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom2 contributions1 helpful vote
Very good day trip. It was a long journey, with stops along the way for exploring! Dress up warmly if going in winter.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Qualiday, General Manager at Troodos and Kykkos Day Tour from Paphos
Responded 21 May 2020
You can experience all weather conditions during winter in Cyprus. So be ready
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Pamela F wrote a review Jan 2020
Gabrovo16 contributions1 helpful vote
If you like monasteries and historical sites, then this is for you. With other places of interest included, this was a great day out going to places we wouldn't have found on our own.
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from Mike K, Guest Relations Manager at Troodos and Kykkos Day Tour from Paphos
Responded 30 Mar 2020
Dear customer thank you for your feedback and kind comments
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About the operator

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By: Qualiday By Ruslan Travel
Hugh K
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Authentic Cyprus
Interesting enjoyable day- good variety of activities- pottery, winery, lovely old church & excellent brunch in Sop
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532maxinea
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Didn’t have the wow factor
We had a nice day out and can’t fault Qualiday, from booking right throughout the day all of their staff were frien
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Weegogs
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Very informative tour
Booked this trip before flying out to Cyprus. Communication with Ruslan travel was very good and helpful. We were
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jordanbC1352PT
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Excellent way to see Northern Cyprus
I thought this tour was great. It was inexpensive and the tour guides were lovely. The church was gorgeous and an u
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ummstf
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Could have been great experience
I would have rated the experience 5 stars but unfortunately, it was marred by one rude incident before we even star
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ExPatpieMon
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Excellent full day out
We were staying in Pathos and booked this trip via Jet2 on the recommendation of a friend. This trip is a must do f
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shn30
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Excellent!
Pick up was slightly late but the journey from Paphos to Famagusta wasn't as bad as I thought it might be. The coac
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leanneb7727
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Famagusta
View good staff excellent but a long day would have liked to have seen more of ghost town but cant due to security
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Jimhough
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Excellent Trip
Were picked up on time and were soon on our way. This tour around the area of Pathos served as a very good introduc
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coistie
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Full day excursion
Excellent trip well worth money tour guide was very knowledgeable and helpful We opted to take extra lunch in Fa
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Urbanlovers
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Easy to book and Easy to get to
We use this company for day excursions and most any opportunity that arises when in Paphos. Courteous staff. Good d
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Christianah O
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Driver didn’t pick us up from Hotel
We didn’t get to go on the tour! And this completely ruined our trip as this was the only chance we had to see the
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Maisiec
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Good
Nice day trip to Nicosia. Informative staff. Had about 2. 5 hours free time in Nicosia . Plenty of time for us to c
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Gordon M
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great trip
this is a great tour thanks to guids and driver ,looked after us big time ,,had a fantastic time great day out than
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Gordon M
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great day out
went on this trip had an amazing day thanks to guide mary ithink she was called ,she could not do more for us , min
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