Experience Rural & Nature Teisia Tis Madaris (Circular)

Teisia Tis Madaris (Circular)

Starts: Close to the Madaris fire lookout tower, near the ending point of the Doxa soi o Theos – Madari trail. You can access the road by car on the Chandria – Polystypos road, heading towards the tip of Adelfoi mountain which is at a distance of 3km. The road is paved, except for the last 800 metres before the starting point of the trail, where it becomes a narrow, uneven dirt road.
Length: 3km
Estimated duration: 1.5 hours
Difficulty rate: 2
Points of interest: There are tall, impressive cliffs along the trail, as well as areas of geological interest. You will also encounter a beautiful view of the Mesaoria Plain and Morphou Bay. This trail connects with the Madari – Doxa soi o Theos trail and the Madari – Selladi tou Karamanli trail. The path is at an altitude of 1600m. At the highest point of Adelfoi mountain (1613m) you will find the fire lookout tower
ENDEMIC PLANTS: Wild rose (Rosa chionistrae), Troodos cat-mint (Nepetatroodi), Star-of-Bethlehem (Ornithogalum chionophilum),
Chamomile (Anthemis plutonia), Manouthkia (Pterocephalus multiflorus subsp. multiflorus), Golden oak (Quercus alnifolia), Cedar (Cedrus brevifolia), Cyprus crocus (Crocus cyprius), Thyme (Thymus integer).
Fauna: The main species of fauna found in this 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


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