Day Tours of The Akamas National Park 

Latchi to Baths of Aphrodite and Cape Arnaoutis

 

Distance: 30km Total Elevation Gain: 420m Grade: 3/10 Easy to Moderate Total time: 3-4 hour

From the start point of Lachi Harbour we ride along the asphalt road for 5km before reaching the Bath of Aphrodite were we take to the off road trail....starting with two short climbs before descending down sea level and on to the beautiful blue waters of Blue Lagoon.


After a short break we continue along the rugged coastline to Fontana Amoroza and to the very end of the Island at the Cape Arnaoutis. After a short break we return along the coastline and back up to the Baths of Aphrodite were we have a chance to visit were the Goddess of Love bathed.


We stop at Baths of Aphrodite for food and drinks (optional) before returning along the 5km asphalt road to finish at Latchi Harbour.


This route is ideal for beginners with some riding experience and good level of fitness.

Akamas Coastline

 

Distance: 43km Total Elevation Gain: 420m Grade: 4/10 Easy to Moderate Total time: 3-4 hour

From starting point of Sea Rays Cafe we head West towards Toxeftra Beach were the Green and Loggerhead Turtles nest along this 2 km stretch of sandy beach during June time....we ride along the coastline for our first stop at Lara Bay for photos.


We continue along the sandy trail through the Juniper Forest to our next point of interest, Lara Bay Turtle Sanctuary, which is good opportunity to see the work done by the volunteers to protect the nest sites for the endangered Green and Loggerhead Turtles.


We rejoin the main trail to our next stop of The Chapel of Agios Kononas deep in the Akamas forest....from here the trail descents down hill for 4 km back to the rugged coastline....we take photo stop before returning along the 19 km coastal trail back to the start point for a well earned drink.


This route is ideal for beginners with some riding experience and good level of fitness.

Akamas Coastline Easy

 

Distance: 25km Total Elevation Gain: 250m Grade: 2/10 Easy to Moderate Total time: 3 hour

From starting point of Sea Rays Cafe we head West towards Toxeftra Beach were the Green and Loggerhead Turtles nest along this 2 km stretch of sandy beach during June time....we ride along the coastline for our first stop at Lara Bay for photos.


We continue along the sandy trail through the Juniper Forest to our next point of interest, Lara Bay Turtle Sanctuary, which is good opportunity to see the work done by the volunteers to protect the nest sites for the endangered Green and Loggerhead Turtles.


We rejoin the main trail to our next stop at view point over looking the rugged coastline....we take photo stop before returning along the coastal trail back to the start point for a well earned drink.


This route is ideal for beginners with some riding experience.

Sea Rays to Akamas Lighthouse


Distance: 60km Total Elevation Gain: 780m Grade: 7/10 Challenging Total time: 5 hours

From the start point of Sea Rays Cafe we head west into the Akamas Peninsula riding along the rugged Akamas coastline and beaches of Toxeftra and Lara beach, stopping off at Lara Turtle Sanctuary to see the work done by the volunteers to protect the Turtle Nest Sites.


At the 15km point the route climbs for 7km to one of the highest points on the route at 300m above sea level with views of both North and South coastline.


We continue along the High Akamas Trail for 8km before descending down to the Akamas Light House at the 32km point and 200m above sea level, with views of Blue Lagoon, Fontana Amoroza and Cape Arnaoutis we take a lunch break before taking to a technical descent back to sea level.


We follow the Akamas coastline heading East on a mainly flat trail with some short climbs before reaching the finishing point at Sea Rays Cafe.


This tour is best suited to the experience rider with good level of fitness....