Walking in Northern Cyprus

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4 Based on 3 Reviews
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-17299
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Kyrenia, Cyprus
  • Ends Kyrenia, Cyprus
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Explore the mountains of North Cyprus on easy and moderate grade walks from our hotel base
  • We drive each day to a different walk in the Besparmak Mountains
  • Taste the fresh flavours of Mediterranean mezes at local restaurants
The "Walking In Northern Cyprus" tour starts and ends in Kyrenia. It is an active and outdoor trip that takes 8 days taking you through Famagusta, Bellapais Village, Kyrenia and 3 other destinations in Cyprus. "Walking In Northern Cyprus" is a guided small group tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

With the imposing setting of the Besparmak Mountains running alongside the beautiful cobalt of the Mediterranean Sea as a backdrop, this week long walking tour of Northern Cyprus offers a perfect getaway with pleasant winter time temperatures. Explore flower-rich mountain trails and discover imposing ruined castles as we showcase the contrasting scenery on this idyllic Mediterranean island.

Bellapais - Explore the famous twelfth century Crusader abbey

Mediterranean food - Enjoy the fresh flavours of mezes at local restaurants

Buffavento - Spectacular views from this less visited castle

Alcansak - 17Feb, 24Feb, 09Mar and 16Mar2024 departures will be staying in this beachfront resort
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  • Day 1 : Join trip in Kyrenia
  • Day 2 : Hike to Kantara Castle. Afternoon visit to Kaplica Beach
  • Day 3 : Walk through the Besparmak Mountains to Bellapais village
  • Day 4 : Visit Saint Hilarion Castle; walk to Karmi
  • Day 5 : Optional excursion to the historic city of Famagusta and Salamis ruins
  • Day 6 : Hike Akdeniz King Tombs Trail
  • Day 7 : Visit Buffavento Castle. Walk in the shadow of Besparmak Mountain
  • Day 8 : Trip ends in Kyrenia/Alsancak
  • 7 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches
  • The Ship Inn (7 nights)
  • Driver(s)
  • Bus
  • Explore Tour Leader
  • Any international flights to/from Kyrenia are not included in this price. We always recommend that you arrive 1 day prior to your tour starting date.
  • Travel insurance is not included in this Walking in Northern Cyprus tour. Travel insurance is mandatory to buy. World Nomads' travel insurance has been designed by travelers for travelers.
4 - Very Good
Based on 3 reviews
  • David
  • On Sep 01 2020
4 - Very Good
Very Good
A good and well organised trip although dominated by poor weather - which was no one's fault of course.Good group - we gelled well together - and with a good Tour Leader it made for a very good week with the bonus of celebrating... Read more
  • Rebecca
  • On Aug 01 2020
3 - Average
I want to say thank you for my News Eve Dinner that you provided. We had an excellent evening mixing with the locals and eating a hug amount of food.
  • Les
  • On Jul 01 2020
5 - Excellent
Enjoyed the trip and company of Cemaliye and the rest of the group very much. Should have mentioned our full Christmas dinner provided by the hotel on Christmas Day. It was excellent and a lovely surprise.
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Walking in Northern Cyprus tour. You can cancel the tour up to 63 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 62 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 25 July 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 25 July 2024, a deposit of 10% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 62 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Walking in Northern Cyprus tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Walking in Northern Cyprus tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • The average size of this tour is just 12 people.
  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be either fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure or have taken a negative test (rapid antigen or PCR)  within 72 hours of departure.
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