The trail passes through a Calabrian pine forest with beautiful view spots of the Bay of Morfou (central west part of Cyprus). At Selladi tis Straorouthkias, the trail joins with the Kourdali – Limeria trail, and both trails share a common route for the next two kilometres.
The trail ends at the location of Limeria with its many hideouts that were used during the anticolonial National struggle war of 1955-1959. Some six kilometres north of Agia Eirini Village there is a picnic site: ‘Kapoura’, which is situated next to the Kapoura Forest Station.
Flora: While hiking you can study the endemic plants: Golden oak (Quercus alnifolia), Thyme (Thymus integer), ‘Manouthkia’ (Pterocephalus multiflorus subsp. multiflorus – an evergreen small shrub with pale pink flowers), Cyprus skullcap (Scutellaria cypria subsp. cypria).
Fauna: The main species found in the area are:
Mammals: Fox, hare, hedgehog.
Birds: Bonelli’s eagle, Eurasian jay, Wood pigeon, Partridge, Cyprus warbler (endemic), Cyprus wheatear (endemic).
Reptiles: Cyprus viper, Cyprus lizard, Black whip snake.
|GPS coordinates of the starting point:||Lat: 34.980599 Lon: 32.968808|
|GPS coordinates of the ending point:||Lat: 34.990647 Lon: 32.950746|
|Altitude of the starting point:||906m|
|Altitude of the highest peak:||1,217m|
|Altitude of the end peak:||1,204m|
|Starting point:||Agia Eirini Village.|
|Estimated duration:||2.5 hours|
|Difficulty rate:||3 (steep uphill route)|