Hiking Cyprus 8 Days Classic

Cyprus is a perfect all-year location for hiking holidays, although the month June-September are quite hot. If you cannot avoid summertime because of your personal holiday planning restrictions, we can choose areas and starting times of our hikes accordingly.

It´s not only hiking, according to the program we visit many places of interest on our daily tours, and the entrance fees are included in the package price.

  • Cyprus North only
  • Besparmak Mountains
  • 6 days of hiking + 1 free day
  • 2 different accommodations
  • Half board (breakfast and lunchbox)


IMPORTANT NOTE: to enjoy our programs in Cyprus, we will not bother you with factory shopping stops like carpet and leather! We will only advise you if you are interested in local products like wine, Halloumi, Zivania and many more.

For more information and prices please check the TRIP TYPES section!

Private Tour

You book the group exclusively for up to 4 persons – and you choose the date!

Private Group Tour

You book the tour exclusively for your own group of participants - and you choose the date!

Group Tour

You join a group of maximum 16 hikers – next available departure date is 25th of March!

Program Details

On the arrival day we pick you up at the airport of Larnaca (LCA) or Nicosia (ECN) according to your arranged flight. Your CYPRUSTRAVEL guide welcomes you and gives you all the necessary information for an amazing week on the wonderful island of Cyprus.

Depending on your arrival time we offer you a walking tour in the historic centre of Nicosia.

Hotel Sun
On this hike from Vounos to Bellapais we cross the Besparmak (Five–Finger) Mountains from South to North. The end point of this magnificent hike is Bellapais Abbey, one of the most beautiful examples of Gothic style architecture in Cyprus. Before returning to Nicosia, we will enjoy a stroll along the picturesque harbour of Kyrenia that is dominated by the impressive 16th century fortress.
Entrance fee – Bellapais Abbey
Hotel Sun

After a short transfer from Nicosia, we start our hike in the beautiful mountain village of Karmi on the southern slope of the Five-Finger-Mountains. After a demanding hike we reach the crusader castle of Saint Hilarion. Here we are rewarded with magnificent views over the coastal town of Kyrenia. Saint Hilarion Castle is one of three crusader castles on the mountain range. With the highest point at 732m it dominates the western part of the Five-Finger-Mountains.

Entrance fee – Hilarion castle
Hotel Sun

After two demanding hiking days you have the possibility to relax, to stroll through the historic centre of Nicosia or go on an optional tour with us to Famagusta.

Hotel Sun

We are checking out from Sun Hotel in Nicosia and are heading west to the coastal village of Agia Irini. From here we start our hike along the shoreline of the northern part of the bay of Morphou/Güzelyurt. On this hike we find traces of ancient settlements and remains from the 20th century troubled history of the island of Cyprus.

Endpoint of this amazing hike is the Maronite village of Kormacit, a village inhabited by the Christian Maronite community of Cyprus. Our accommodation for the next day will be in one of the historic village houses.

Payt tel Ruso

Our accommodations in Kormacit have the fantastic advantage that we can start our walks directly without a transfer. Today we are heading North to the beautiful bay of Kornos with the small chapel “Saint George of the seeds”. That chapel is the destination of an annual pilgrimage to thank the patron of the village for a rich harvest.

This demanding hike rewards you again with fantastic views from the green slopes of the Five-Finger-Mountains to the azure blue Mediterranean Sea.

Payt tel Ruso

In March and April, in the valleys around the Maronite Village of Kormacit you can find the endemic dark-red tulip of Cyprus. The rare Tulipa Cypria grows only in 5 areas on the island, and here is probably the most beautiful one of them. After a long photo stop at the tulip site we continue our hike through the green valleys and beautiful forests around the village.

Back in Kormacit, we visit the impressive Church of Saint Georges and end our day in the village coffee house.

Payt tel Ruso

We say goodbye and wish you a safe flight home with a lot of good memories – and hope to welcome you again in Cyprus!

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