Jeep Safari Troodos - Kykkos monastery Waterfall and Venetian bridge from PAPHOS

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  • 8 hr

Travel by jeep to the Troodos mountains, with the opportunity to see the beauty of the wild nature of Cyprus and visit the main shrine of the island-the monastery of Kykkos. On the way to Troodos, we will visit the second largest dam in Cyprus - Asprokremos, and also, one of the four bridges of the Venetian era - Chelefos. We will taste the wines, and visit beautiful waterfall Chantara and on the way back, we will make a stop for bathing at the "stone of Aphrodite" where, according to legend, the goddess of love and beauty was born and went ashore.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: ConstrucTOUR Travel Agency

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Stop At: Asprokremmos Dam

Asprokremmos dam is the second largest dam in Cyprus. It is built at an altitude of about 100 m above sea level. It is considered an important wetland for endemic and migratory birds

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Tzelefos Bridge

Definitely the most known bridge of the island. Its popularity is due to the fact that that it’s the largest stone bridge ever build in Cyprus and goes over river Diarizos. Found in an area of rich green vegetation, the forest area engulfing it is beautiful and has various nature spots to be explored.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Chantara Waterfall

The Hantara waterfall derived its name from the word "anatra" which means "water noise". The water of the waterfall falls violently from a height of eight meters rolling over the gavro, which is one of the main rocks of the area and forming at its base a small pond. Situated in the middle of the countryside, it is surrounded by trees, plane trees, ivy, pine trees, golden oaks, sumac, strawberry trees, cistus, sage and lavender, giving guests wonderful scents.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Mount Olympus

Olympus, or Chionistra, at 1,952 metres, is the highest point in Cyprus. A British long range radar currently operates at Mount Olympus' peak. In winter time high possibility of snow. Ski resort operating in January, February

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Kykkos Monastery Troodos

Kykkos Monastery is one of the wealthiest and best-known monasteries in Cyprus. The Holy Monastery of the Virgin of Kykkos was founded around the end of the 11th century by the Byzantine emperor Alexios I Komnenos

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: Omodos

It is a popular destination for those who like homemade wine, walks around ancient streets, visits to the traditional rural homes that have been turned into museums and shopping for original art and crafts (e.g. silver jewelry, glass objects, lace-work, sweets and famous Arkatena pretzels). The village’s main attraction is the True Cross Monastery, which houses a piece of the True Cross together with other relics.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Zenon Winery

Wine tasting

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Aphrodite's Rock

According to one legend, this rock is the site of the birth of the goddess Aphrodite, perhaps owing to the foaming waters around the rock fragments, and for this reason it is known as Aphrodite's Rock Stop for a swim

Duration: 30 minutes
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