ESCORTED CULTURAL TOUR
Day 1 Arrive North Cyprus
Fly from optional airports on Saturday and upon arrival into the airport, transfer to Salamis Bay Conti hotel, Famagusta.
Day 2 Wellcome meeting & INCLUDED Beach walk to Salamis Ancient City
After Breakfast meeting to get information about the week, Hotel and all the details of the program. Historical brochures and Map will be distributed. Free time walking around then, we will meet for our first trip. Very special beach walk around 45 minutes to reach to Salamis Ancient city!!! Where was the kingdom of Toucer – Great Fighter of TROJAN war – Roman Baths, Anfi- theatre, Latrines, Temple of Zeus and Sun mosaic – St. Paul first step to Cyprus was through this mosaic in 45 AD. – then, returning to the hotel. Dinner & Overnight at Samalis Bay Conti.
Day 3 Incirli Cave - Kantara Castle & Local Village – OPTIONAL €35.00
A visit to the longest cave on North Cyprus, Incirli (fig tree), then drive up to Kantara castle, where Richard the Lionheart captured the last King of Byzantine. After lunch, walk through the local villages with great views of the coast and mountains and a chance to watch the making of local foods and handicrafts. Return to the hotel around 17.30. Dinner & Overnight at Salamis Bay Conti hotel.
Day 4 Famagusta – Varosha - St. Barnabas Tour – OPTIONAL €35.00
The day starts at St. Barnabas monastery with the Archeological and Icon Museum. St. Barnabas was the great follower of St. Paul, his effort made Cyprus as the first Christian Country in the world. Whole Cyprus was Christian in 330 AD. Lunch at the walled city of Famagusta. In the afternoon the excursion includes Othello tower, St. Nicolas Cathedral, Venetian palace and all around the walled city. Later during the day, visit the closed marash city from outside. Return to the hotel around 17.00. Dinner & Overnight at Samalis Bay Conti.
Day 5 Karpas Peninsula Tour with Swimming at the Golden Sand Beach – OPTIONAL €40.00
Travel the Traditional villages on the foothills of the Five Finger Mountains and visit Bogaz Fishing village, the fifth century Mosaics of Sipahi Basilica and the Monastery of St. Andrew. At Karpas peninsula enjoy the scenery of undiscovered beaches, natural fauna and the famous wild donkeys of the area. Fresh Fish lunch at the outside of Golden sand beach and break for swimming at this unblievable beautifull sea of North Cyprus. Dinner & Overnight at Samalis Bay Conti.
Day 6 Kyrenia Castle - Harbour & Bellapais Monastery – OPTIONAL €45.00
Kyrenia is considered the most beautiful town in Cyprus. The excursion starts at the castle of Kyrenia and then onto the museums of Shipwreck, Lusignan’s Dungeons, Venetian Tower and the Roman Provincial Coins. Free Time for visit of Horsewhoe Harbour as well as a cold beer. Later visit to Bellapais village, have a great lunch at the famous tree of Idleness and visit the 13th. Century Chuch and Abbey of Bellapais, one of the most interesting examples of gothic architecture in Cyprus. Return to the hotel dinner and Overnight. OPTIONAL – 45 EURO. Inc. Lunch and entrance fees.
Day 7 Nicosia City Sights & Shops – OPTIONAL €35.00
Nicosia is the only divided Capital in the world, following the fall of the Berlin wall. It is possible to see the barriers which separate the two sides. The excursion includes a visit to the closed bazaar of Ottomans, St. Sophia Cathedral, and the Great Inn (or Kervansaray), which was the 17th century hotel of the Ottomans. After free time for lunch there is will be time to explore the city. Return to the hotel around 17.30. Gala Dinner at a Local Restaurant with ALL DRINKS Included.
Day 8 Return To Beautifull Country.