Guided tour

Rhodes: Filerimos Hill and Butterfly Valley Bus Trip

Activity provider: Kariba Travel

Rhodes: Filerimos Hill and Butterfly Valley Bus Trip

Activity provider: Kariba Travel

From US$ 26.29 per person

Go on a relaxing tour and visit two of the most interesting sights on Rhodes island, Filerimos Hill and the Valley of Butterflies.

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
At your accommodation.

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the Monastery of our Lady and the remains of the Ancient Acropolis of Ialyssos
  • Walk along a Golgotha, a tree-sheltered pathway
  • Experience a unique peaceful ecological setting at the Valley of Butterflies
  • Climb the enormous cross for views across the whole island
Full description

Be collected at your accommodation around 9:00 AM. Then head to your first destination, Filerimos Hill. Here, visit the monastery of Our Lady and the remains of the Ancient Acropolis of Ialyssos, one of the three ancient cities of Rhodes island. Walk along a Golgotha, a tree-sheltered pathway with a series of shrines with scenes of the Holy Passion. This footpath leads to an enormous imposing cross. You can admire the outstanding view of the villages and bright green valleys from the top.  Next, visit the Valley of Butterflies. This is a unique and peaceful ecological setting, which is a true representation of local nature, with narrow rock walkways, lakes decorated by water lilies, rustic bridges, running waters, waterfalls, and resting places loaded with millions of brown-red butterflies.

Visit the local museum there, and admire the large variety of different species and intricate photographs.

You will return to your accommodation around 2:00 PM. 

Includes
  • Pick up and drop-off at your accommodation
  • Food or drink
  • Entrance fees
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 216 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Safety
    4.4/5

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This is a must do trip! The pick up and drop off was so easy and communicated perfectly. Filerimos Hill, the views when you get to the top are breathtaking. Our daughter loved the peacocks and was a highlight for her. Valley of Butterflies, sensible footwear is a must. The steps and pathways are very uneven so sandals are definitely not a good idea. It took us about 30 minutes to get to the top and the last 100metres is definitely the worst part but the butterflies make it worthwhile. It was amazing seeing so many flying around you, there was something magical about it. would 100% recommend doing this, you will not be disappointed

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September 5, 2022

This is just a bus transfer in an air-conditioned minibus, with leather interior and for a small group. The driver was very friendly, gave information about the departure times, etc. This is explicitly not a guided tour or similar. All entrance fees have to be paid by yourself. €6pp for the monastery and €3pp for the butterfly valley. Both very worth seeing. It is essential to ensure that you bring sturdy shoes for the Butterfly Valley, the paths are very uneven and resemble a hike up a mountain. In addition, the butterflies can only be seen in June, July and August (display board in front of the entrance describes the life cycle).

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June 30, 2022

Communication from the travel company was very good, even called morning of pick up to say they would be 10 minutes late. Clear instructions from driver re time leaving each venue. Both attractions were good. Only saw one variety of butterfly but there were a lot of them. This was a self guided tour so no reviews for guide.

June 21, 2022

Product ID: 209757