The trail initially passes through areas of forest and then continues for a short distance along the Kyparissia River, offering panoramic views of the Germasogeia dam and Limassol. The trail runs through a forest, with clusters of Cypress trees (Cupressus sempervirens var. horizontalis), and connects to the circular trail of Germasogeia dam. The Kyparissia Forest is a Natura 2000 site.
Flora: While hiking you can study the endemic plants: Entire – Leaved Horehound (Acanthoprasium integrifolium), Kakomallis Alison (Alyssum chondrogynum), Thyme (Thymus integer), Shrubby knapweed (Ptilostemon chamaepeuce subsp. cyprius), Cyprus Yellow Sun Rose (Helianthemum obtusifolium).
Fauna: The main species of fauna found in the area are:
Mammals: Fox, hare, hedgehog.
Birds: Bonelli’s eagle, Wood pigeon, partridge, Cyprus warbler (endemic), Cyprus wheatear (endemic).
Reptiles: Cyprus viper, Cyprus lizard, Black whip snake.
|GPS coordinates of the starting point:||Lat: 34.794998 Lon: 33.136578|
|GPS coordinates of the ending point:||Lat: 34.759798 Lon: 33.104231|
|Altitude of the starting point:||562m|
|Altitude of the highest peak:||692m|
|Altitude of the end peak:||140m|
|Starting point:||Around 3km from the main Parekklisia – Kellaki road.|
|Length:||(a) 3.7km (circular), (b) 11km (ends at Germasogeia Dam)|
|Estimated duration:||(a) 1.5 hour, (b) 3 – 3.5 hours|
|Difficulty rate:||(a) 2 (there is a steep downhill at the start), (b) 3 (there is a steep downhill at the start)|