KEFALONIA VIP TOUR
Daytrip excursion to Kefalonia from Zakynthos
The unique factor of the VIP Kefalonia island tour excursion is that we travel by luxury coach with an original programme unique to Nefis Travel, designed so that it avoids you having to wait in lines with many crowds. On the Kefalonia island daytrip you have an opportunity to meet the locals and their Kefalonian hospitality! The excursion VIP Kefalonia island tour starts early in the morning with transfers from your Zakynthos resort.We will continue our road to Agios Nicholas, the most northern part of Zakynthos, where the local ferry will take you to the neighboring island of Kefalonia. The boat trip on the ferry takes about an hour and has fantastic views both to Kefalonia itself and return to Zakynthos. The chance to see dolphins is certainly present.
Upon arrival at the small harbor Pessada, the southern tip of Kefalonia, we will resume our Kefalonia island tour excursion by luxury coach. We visit the Kefalonia beautiful natural highlights such as the famous Myrtos Beach at a panoramic picture point. The beautiful cave-lake of the Nymphs Melissani lake, a real gem, discovered in the 1950s. The stalactites that decorate its walls betray its true age, which is estimated at 16,000 to 20,000 years. The green and blue colors created by the sun’s rays give to the crystal clear waters a unique setting. We take a memorable ride on one of the many boats designed for this purpose.
Next stop at this unique Kefalonia island tour excursion by luxury coach is at the Drogarati cave, we will stroll through an incredible beautiful fairytale of stalagmites and stalactites. The Drogarati cave is a true geological monument, the atmosphere inside the cave overwhelms its visitors. The main hall has incredible acoustics, so don’t be surprised if you see a podium for concerts in the middle. You might even try out your own Greek X factor talent! These more commercialized stops are the must do’s on the island of Kefalonia. Nefis Travel Zakynthos will make sure these stops on the Kefalonia daytrip are planned in time, no waiting in line with the crowds!
Our lunch at the picturesque seafront tavern is another highlight on our Kefalonia excursion. You will have time to enjoy: Greek cuisine, a refreshing dip in the sea or a walk to the nearby famous lake, not to mention the breathtaking views of the island of King Odyseus, Ithaca. Back on board the Nefis Travel Kefalonia daytrip, we will first continue our journey down the valley, set amongst beautiful vineyards, before the Nefis Travel Kefalonia excursion will move deeper into the mountains of Kefalonia, taking in majestic views of the national park of Mount Enos along the way.
We travel to the Monastery of Saint Gerasimos, patron saint of Kefalonia, the convent, which is still used daily and where the friendly nuns designate the sights , the silver shrine with the holy relics of Saint Gerasimos, but also the cave where Saint Gerasimos lived for many years. A pilgrimage to the Greeks in the summer time, a special place to visit . During our journey back to the ferry, on this VIP Kefalonia island tour excursion, we will stretch our legs in a very welcoming and authentic village, you be charmed by the locals with their Kefalonian hospitality. Step back in time at the oldest shop a "Pandapolio" from mister Niko and try some of the Kefalonia local mandolates, that will tickle your taste buds...
Kefalonia with her rich mythical history and many legends, has one big question that remains, where did King Odyseus live? Kefalonia or Ithaka? Join us on this Odyssey!
Please be aware:
• This tour involves walking up steps at the ferryboat, Drogarati cave and a slope going downhill at Melissani Lake.
• If you would like to swim please bring dry clothes.
• The time spent on Kefalonia is subject to change due to prevailing sea conditions.
• This tour is not suitable for most children aged below 6 years old.
The excursion days:
The excursion day is Wednesday, but in the high season the tour is also available on Saturday.
The excursion prices:
Adult: 45 euro PP
Child: 35 euro PP
The above mentioned prices are including the ferry tickets. Not included in the price are the entrance fees for the Melissani Lake €7 and the Drogarati Cave €5. The lunch is not included in the price, but it’s allowed to bring your own packed lunch, which can be consumed next to the restaurant.
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