Calling all travelers! The North Cyprus Tour from Belek is your next historical Turkish destination. Learn about how the region thrived in the Bronze Age into the Ottoman Empire that even Shakespeare himself noted in his play, Othello.
Put on your sunscreen before casually dressing for the extensive adventure as the tour group will safely be transported from their hotel to the Antayla airport to board their 45-minute flight to Nicosia. A tour guide will regroup all members to get on another bus ride that will serve a free break. Tour guides selected from the agency are well-versed in regional and contemporary information to add context behind the views and visiting spots.
After landing at Ercan airport, window gaze the copper ruins of Enkomi before reaching the archival setting of Salamis and unique cultural attractions in Cyprus. Further into the excursion, structural artwork will leave you in awe at the Gothic-style Lala Mustafar Pasha Mosque before arriving at the point that established Christianity in the region, Saint Barnabas monastery.
Other notable Turkish features will be seen in Varosha and Nicoisa. Want to walk on the beach of one of Earth’s seven most attractive beaches? You will with this tour option! A monumental experience will leave you feeling like royalty after walking through the Kyrenia Castle to board a yacht ride. Praise your touring efforts so far by enjoying a soak in the Turkish waters or be served purchased items aboard the yacht.
Redocking near the Castle of Saint Hilarion, independently browse the Kyrenia for designated free time of your choice to wrap up the non-stop excitement by further treating yourself to a personally selected cultural experience. After regrouping, a bus ride, a flight, and another bus ride, the tour will end once safely returning to the hotel.Tourists are highly recommended to to bring passports and acceptable monetary forms to purchase unique souvenirs at village shops, hats, sunglasses, and sunscreen.
Be prepared to board the bus to department from Antalya airport to begin the adventure after a quick 45-minute flight between Antalya and Nicosia. Informative and professional tour guides will accompany the travel group once arriving in Nicosia. Tour guides will help everyone regroup to ride another free bus ride, but this time, free breakfast will be served en-route!
Pick-Up: Check to make sure you have your passport and acceptable monetary forms as there is no turning back once boarding the bus for the 45-minute flight between Antalya and Nicosia.
Regional Escort: Don’t be surprised that an individual will be waving everyone around to get all tour members onto the next bus ride as that individual will be your knowledge tour guide!Once on the bus, free breakfast will be served to be enjoyed for the ride.
Views and Designations: The copped embellished city of Enokomi contains ruins from the Bronze Age. Then, walk through the Lala Mustafa Pasha Mosque and monastery and museum of St. Barnabas, a Christian prodigy. Further visiting spots include Namik Kamal where on the top floor is a contemporary square but below, you will find an ancient Ottoman dungeon, and the Othello Castle, well-noted from the works of Shakespeare but now a ghost city following the collapse of the Cypriot government.
All-Around Lunchtime Experience: Before arriving to the Holiday Village Santoriafor the free and inclusive lunch buffet, the tour group will walk through the last divided capital in the world, Nicosia that the Turkish and Greek share, to reach the Ledra Palace Hotel and the Presidential Palace of the Cyprus president.Once seated to lunch, please take the time to overlook the olive groves that reach to the base of the mountains and the pine greenery the reaches the beaches.
Mountain Terrace and Waterways: After lunch, the tour will march to mountain terrace ruins that homes a 13th century Gothic-styled monastery of Bellapasi. Reaching the courtyard among the ruins, tourists will be educated of the in-depth history of this location. Leaving the mountain terrace will be quick walk to reach where the yacht is docked near a monumental castle and harbor. Take another opportunity in the open waters or onboard before being released for two-hours for a free-roaming shopping adventure in Kyrenia.
Departure: Bus after regrouping to the Ercan Airport to have one last bus ride from Anatalya airport to the hotel.