Kos

EXCURSIONS - KOS

Islands Cruise

Islands Cruise

The cruise starts from Kos harbor and takes place on a traditional wooden boat (kaiki).Docking at the attractive harbor town of Pothia, on the famous sponge island of Kalymnos, you will be mesmerized by the tiny colored houses, arranged on the hillside, with life in the port bustling below.

You will have the chance to see for yourselves how natural sponges are processed and learn the history and techniques of local sponge fishermen. Second port of call will be at the deserted island of Plati, where you can enjoy a swim in the crystal clear waters, whilst lunch, your sumptuous BBQ is being prepared either on board or on the beach.

Finally docking at the rocky island of Pserimos, where you can indulge on the long sandy shores gently shelving into the blue crystal sea or have a drink in one of the small, friendly traditional cafes.

Type of excursion: Boat / Landscape Full day
Should take: Swimming suit, sun protection, comfortable shoes, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Kalymnos 2 hours
Pserimos 1½ hours
Plati 1½ hours
Remarks: BBQ or lunch in a tavern is included in the price. Drinks are not included
Boat trip to Nissyros Island

Boat trip to Nissyros Island

Cruising around the coastline of Kos you will catch your first glimpse of the magical island of Nissyros. Stepping onto our coach, you’ll be passing the most spectacular scenery you will ever encounter. Deep down the mouth of the volcano you will feel the force of the lava rumbling beneath your feet, witness the bubbling mud pools and steam geezers. Altogether one may think one has landed on the moon.

On the way back and at the altitude of 50m there is the Monastery of ”The Virgin Mary of the Cave” where you can marvel at its splendour and enjoy the superb view along the east side of the island. The excursion ends with a lunch in one of the traditional taverns and a walk in the harbor town of Mandraki, with its narrow cobbled windy streets and two-storey, white houses with pebbled doorsteps and colorful wooden balconies.

Type of excursion: Boat / Landscape Full day
Should take: Swimming suit, sun protection, comfortable shoes, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Nissyros Island 4 hours
Mandraki beach 5-6 hours
Remark: Lunch is not included.
Greek evening

Greek evening

A traditional Greek night in Kos style! Well, here you are in Greece and there's nothing like a traditional Greek night when it comes to fun. And this particular night really hits the spot. In the pretty village of Zia, this venue is a great place to capture the sunset and you'll have time to potter around and take in the view before the evening gets started.

Sit down to a delicious traditional Greek meal and after a while a bouzouki band and costumed dancers will take to the floor. Great fun!

Type of excursion: Folklore - Half day
Should take: : Comfortable shoes, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Fantasia restaurant 4 hours
Remark: Dinner and wine are included in price. The event takes place in “Fantasia” outdoor restaurant. At the beginning and end of the season, the Greek night takes place at the “New Fantasia” Indoor restaurant because of weather conditions.
Kos Island Tour

Kos Island Tour

This is the perfect way to discover all that the island has to offer, in just one day. Our air-conditioned coach invites you to explore the natural beauty of Kos. You will spend the day learning all about the history, mythology and experience the traditional way of life. Our journey starts from the Hippokrates’ Plane tree, where according to legend; the father of modern medicine, Hippocrates taught and practiced medicine.

Just in front of the tree is the mediaeval castle, built in 1748 by the knights of St. John. The next visit is to the Asclepeion of Kos, the Temple dedicated to Asclepeios, the God of health in ancient Greece. Our journey continues and takes you to traditional villages such as the mountain village of Zia where the locals will welcome you with open arms.

There will be time for a short coffee break, for shopping in the small traditional shops and for a walk through the village. Then we will visit the traditional house of Kos in Antimachia village, situated in the middle of the island, as well as the windmill which is still in use nowadays.

Onwards you will have the chance to visit other holiday resorts such as Kefalos village, where there will be time for a swim and to have lunch in one of the seaside tavernas, and Kardamena where you can take a coffee break or take a walk along the harbor and the small streets of the village. Overall this will be an unforgettable day out uncovering the hidden secrets of the island, with wonderful snapshots memories.

Type of excursion: Boat / City tour - Full day
Should take: Swimming suit, sun protection, comfortable shoes, camera.

Stops Approximate time of stay
Asklepeios of Kos 1 hour
Zia 45 min.
Antimachia 45 min.
Kefalos 2 hours
Kardamena 1 hour
Turkey – Bodrum

Turkey – Bodrum

A holiday in Kos is not complete without visiting the nearby continent of Turkey. A ferry journey takes you to the harbor town of Bodrum, a town nestled into the hillside and famous for its majestic castle that stands guard over the picturesque marina. You will have free time to go around for shopping, to visit the castle or the mausoleum.

Bodrum is where you are invited to barter to your heart’s content, for bargain hunters and barterer’s. Most likely the Turkish shop owners will entice you to their wares along with the traditional drink of apple tea. Should you prefer, why not relax and unwind in a Turkish bath or with a Turkish massage!

Type of excursion: Folklore - Half day
Should take: Swimming suit, sun protection, comfortable shoes, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Bodrum 5 hours
Remark: Lunch is not included. Passport details must be advised from the day before.
City Tour

City Tour

The guided tour of the city of Kos and its monuments starts passing through the “Toll Gate” entrance, the central gate of the ancient city Wall, this leads, through the ancient “agora “ to the square of Hippokrate’s Plane Tree, the oldest tree in Europe.

The “trip” in the World of Hippocrates takes about an hour and there then follows the tour to the “West excavation zone”. There are the foundations of the ancient gymnastic ground “Xysto”, so named because the athletes coated themselves with olive oil before the games and scraped it off afterwards. The “Thermes”, the roman public baths, the “Early Christian Basilica”.

Stops Approximate time of stay
Old Town of Kos (walking) 1 hour
Hippocrate’s Tree + free time 2 hours
Fishing excursion

Fishing excursion

A boat trip with Captain John and his crew! A unique experience that will take you on the coastal sea of Kefalos. The captain and his crew will sail you towards “Sarakinos Beach”, unreachable by road where you will get to experience the crystal clear sea water to dive in or swim, followed by a delicious beach BBQ for lunch. You will have plenty of time to relax in the peaceful surrounding nature. Excursion is a must for all ages and especially for families with children.

Should take: Swimming suit, sun protection, camera

 

Kos

EXCURSIONS - KOS

Islands Cruise

Islands Cruise

The cruise starts from Kos harbor and takes place on a traditional wooden boat (kaiki).Docking at the attractive harbor town of Pothia, on the famous sponge island of Kalymnos, you will be mesmerized by the tiny colored houses, arranged on the hillside, with life in the port bustling below.

You will have the chance to see for yourselves how natural sponges are processed and learn the history and techniques of local sponge fishermen. Second port of call will be at the deserted island of Plati, where you can enjoy a swim in the crystal clear waters, whilst lunch, your sumptuous BBQ is being prepared either on board or on the beach.

Finally docking at the rocky island of Pserimos, where you can indulge on the long sandy shores gently shelving into the blue crystal sea or have a drink in one of the small, friendly traditional cafes.

Type of excursion: Boat / Landscape Full day
Should take: Swimming suit, sun protection, comfortable shoes, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Kalymnos 2 hours
Pserimos 1½ hours
Plati 1½ hours
Remarks: BBQ or lunch in a tavern is included in the price. Drinks are not included
Boat trip to Nissyros Island

Boat trip to Nissyros Island

Cruising around the coastline of Kos you will catch your first glimpse of the magical island of Nissyros. Stepping onto our coach, you’ll be passing the most spectacular scenery you will ever encounter. Deep down the mouth of the volcano you will feel the force of the lava rumbling beneath your feet, witness the bubbling mud pools and steam geezers. Altogether one may think one has landed on the moon.

On the way back and at the altitude of 50m there is the Monastery of ”The Virgin Mary of the Cave” where you can marvel at its splendour and enjoy the superb view along the east side of the island. The excursion ends with a lunch in one of the traditional taverns and a walk in the harbor town of Mandraki, with its narrow cobbled windy streets and two-storey, white houses with pebbled doorsteps and colorful wooden balconies.

Type of excursion: Boat / Landscape Full day
Should take: Swimming suit, sun protection, comfortable shoes, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Nissyros Island 4 hours
Mandraki beach 5-6 hours
Remark: Lunch is not included.
Greek evening

Greek evening

A traditional Greek night in Kos style! Well, here you are in Greece and there's nothing like a traditional Greek night when it comes to fun. And this particular night really hits the spot. In the pretty village of Zia, this venue is a great place to capture the sunset and you'll have time to potter around and take in the view before the evening gets started.

Sit down to a delicious traditional Greek meal and after a while a bouzouki band and costumed dancers will take to the floor. Great fun!

Type of excursion: Folklore - Half day
Should take: : Comfortable shoes, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Fantasia restaurant 4 hours
Remark: Dinner and wine are included in price. The event takes place in “Fantasia” outdoor restaurant. At the beginning and end of the season, the Greek night takes place at the “New Fantasia” Indoor restaurant because of weather conditions.
Kos Island Tour

Kos Island Tour

This is the perfect way to discover all that the island has to offer, in just one day. Our air-conditioned coach invites you to explore the natural beauty of Kos. You will spend the day learning all about the history, mythology and experience the traditional way of life. Our journey starts from the Hippokrates’ Plane tree, where according to legend; the father of modern medicine, Hippocrates taught and practiced medicine.

Just in front of the tree is the mediaeval castle, built in 1748 by the knights of St. John. The next visit is to the Asclepeion of Kos, the Temple dedicated to Asclepeios, the God of health in ancient Greece. Our journey continues and takes you to traditional villages such as the mountain village of Zia where the locals will welcome you with open arms.

There will be time for a short coffee break, for shopping in the small traditional shops and for a walk through the village. Then we will visit the traditional house of Kos in Antimachia village, situated in the middle of the island, as well as the windmill which is still in use nowadays.

Onwards you will have the chance to visit other holiday resorts such as Kefalos village, where there will be time for a swim and to have lunch in one of the seaside tavernas, and Kardamena where you can take a coffee break or take a walk along the harbor and the small streets of the village. Overall this will be an unforgettable day out uncovering the hidden secrets of the island, with wonderful snapshots memories.

Type of excursion: Boat / City tour - Full day
Should take: Swimming suit, sun protection, comfortable shoes, camera.

Stops Approximate time of stay
Asklepeios of Kos 1 hour
Zia 45 min.
Antimachia 45 min.
Kefalos 2 hours
Kardamena 1 hour
Turkey – Bodrum

Turkey – Bodrum

A holiday in Kos is not complete without visiting the nearby continent of Turkey. A ferry journey takes you to the harbor town of Bodrum, a town nestled into the hillside and famous for its majestic castle that stands guard over the picturesque marina. You will have free time to go around for shopping, to visit the castle or the mausoleum.

Bodrum is where you are invited to barter to your heart’s content, for bargain hunters and barterer’s. Most likely the Turkish shop owners will entice you to their wares along with the traditional drink of apple tea. Should you prefer, why not relax and unwind in a Turkish bath or with a Turkish massage!

Type of excursion: Folklore - Half day
Should take: Swimming suit, sun protection, comfortable shoes, camera

Stops Approximate time of stay
Bodrum 5 hours
Remark: Lunch is not included. Passport details must be advised from the day before.
City Tour

City Tour

The guided tour of the city of Kos and its monuments starts passing through the “Toll Gate” entrance, the central gate of the ancient city Wall, this leads, through the ancient “agora “ to the square of Hippokrate’s Plane Tree, the oldest tree in Europe.

The “trip” in the World of Hippocrates takes about an hour and there then follows the tour to the “West excavation zone”. There are the foundations of the ancient gymnastic ground “Xysto”, so named because the athletes coated themselves with olive oil before the games and scraped it off afterwards. The “Thermes”, the roman public baths, the “Early Christian Basilica”.

Stops Approximate time of stay
Old Town of Kos (walking) 1 hour
Hippocrate’s Tree + free time 2 hours
Fishing excursion

Fishing excursion

A boat trip with Captain John and his crew! A unique experience that will take you on the coastal sea of Kefalos. The captain and his crew will sail you towards “Sarakinos Beach”, unreachable by road where you will get to experience the crystal clear sea water to dive in or swim, followed by a delicious beach BBQ for lunch. You will have plenty of time to relax in the peaceful surrounding nature. Excursion is a must for all ages and especially for families with children.

Should take: Swimming suit, sun protection, camera