The location of North Cyprus with Europe to the north, Africa to the south middle east to the east, indicates that millions of migrating birds during all seasons is visiting North Cyprus by many species. More than 370 bird species in Northern Cyprus can be watched at different times of the year, especially in spring and autumn. In terms of bird watching, Northern Cyprus is one of the richest places in the Mediterranean.
The origin of the word “travel” is most likely lost to history. Euro free because of currency… Goof oppurtunity for travellers. Enjoy amazing sea and golden sands with your family
Do you know that there are more than 20 nesting areas in North Cyprus? Help young ones to find their way to Mediterennean sea. There are two species of sea turtles which prefer the beaches of Northern Cyprus to lay their eggs every year. These are the Loggerhead (CarettaCaretta) and the Green Turtle (Chelonia Mydas). More than 200 sea turtles of both types visit Northern Cyprus every year. The best time to watch egg laying process is the end of June and the beginning of July. Hatching occurs during the month of August, especially at the head end of August and the beginning of September. If you want to witness this interesting adventure, visit Alagadi, Mediterranean and Karpaz beaches during your stay in North Cyprus
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North Cyprus Weather and Climate
North Cyprus as well as the whole island enjoys typical Mediterranean climate with long, warm and dry summers from mid-May to mid-October and mild and wet winters from December to February. The short autumn and spring periods complete the seasons of the year.
Welcome to North Cyprus
“You are welcome Sir, to Cyprus” – Othello, William Shakespeare. Cyprus is an island that has inspired writers throughout the ages. From William Shakespeare who set “Othello” at a sea port in Famagusta Cyprus, through to the eighteenth and nineteenth century.
North Cyprus has fascinating underwater world with longest diving season in the Mediterranean. The underwater world in North Cyprus you can meet sting rays, amber jacks, scorpions, bream, grouper, cuckoo, wrasse and turtle. Visibility can be more than 30 meters. Octopus and moray eel, colorful sponges and soft corals could be found at the bottom of the sea. North Cyprus hosted many civilizations. So, divers in North Cyprus could catch chance to dive ancient times when come across with ancient wrecked ships.
North Cyprus has also a very rich potential for diving. You can see the point where the oldest of the world known wreck was located in there from the time of Alexander the Great. It has the most suitable conditions in the Mediterranean with an average sea water temperature of 21.5 degrees. This is ideal for those wishing to explore deep blue sea, and the underwater. Especially in many diving points in Girne (Kyrenia) and other regions, diving into the blue depths will offer different perspectives to you from the mysterious North Cyprus
North Cyprus Wild Donkeys
North Cyprus wild donkeys are not so much wild as liberated, being descended from Cypriot domestic donkeys left to roam over the Karpas Peninsula National Park. Now a protected animal, the Karpas donkey numbers have dwindled from thousands to around 500 animals today, who live on the remotest parts of the peninsula. These grey, brown or black donkeys are very bad tempered and intolerant, so it is advisable not to get too close, and to warn children to look but not touch.
Donkeys on North Cyprus
The donkeys played a very important role in agriculture on the Karpas peninsula, to carry olives from the groves and cereals fro the fields to the mills. Every household had at least one, if not two donkeys, which were sure-footed and able to carry more than a horse. The British Army even used them for transport during World War II, as they were so suited to the rough terrain. However, by the 1970s, tractors and trucks began to replace the donkeys.
North Cyprus offers many alternatives trails to the tourists that are visiting North Cyprus to do trekking, hiking as well as cycling. The unique flora and fauna of North Cyprus that is stated at the “Why North Cyprus” page of this site, will enrapture visitors with its spiritual trails. Be sure that mentally and physically you will be experiencing healthier holiday so ever.
Homestay is a popular form of hospitality and lodging whereby visitors sleep at the residence of a local of the city to which they are traveling. The length of stay can vary from one night to over a year and can be free, in exchange for monetary compensation, in exchange for a stay at the guest’s property either simultaneously or at another time (home exchange), or in exchange for housekeeping or work on the host’s property. Homestays are examples of collaborative consumption and sharing. In cases where money is not exchanged in return for lodging, they are examples of a barter economy or gift economy.
If you want to see the best of North Cyprus you can get to appreciate the landscape via the healthy option of a good bracing stroll across the mountains and lowlands, and there are a few organisations who have sought to accommodate people’s desire for walking and hiking too. Some people prefer to spend a day outside, discovering new parts of the island which they had previously been unaware of, taking time to enjoy the local surrounds, nature and wildlife whilst being part of a group which enjoys doing the same thing. You would be surprised at the amount of open space there still is in North Cyprus, despite the property development over the last few years, and there are some very knowledgeable people who can ensure that you do see as much of it as possible.
Taking a tour in North Cyprus is the ideal way of exploring the beautiful and untainted countryside, sandy beaches, ancient historical sites and rugged mountains of this remarkable island. North Cyprus offers so much to its visitors, and our North Cyprus tours below help you experience it all! We also offer a wide-range of North Cyprus hotels, perfect for travellers on any budget!