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Explore Croatia, Hike & Bike | 5 DAYS

Break from your everyday life
Raftrek Adventure Travel / Explore Croatia, Hike & Bike | 5 DAYS
5 days
Dalmatia
Age 12+
Dates (May-Oct)
from 670 Eur

Explore Croatia, Hike & Bike | 5 DAYS

You’ve already planned out your trip to Croatia?

Explore Croatia, Hike & Bike tour is a short yet long enough break from your everyday life! In just 5days you’ll get to see some very different national parks: PlitvicePaklenica, and Krka. Yes, you got that right, that’s lakes, mountains, and rivers.

You’ve already planned out your trip to Croatia? However, you don’t have any physical activities scheduled for that period? No problem, come join us for a 5 day adventure weekend. Put your mind at ease, let us take care of accommodation, breakfast, and organizing for you.

Break from your everyday life

Between the day to day tours on our Explore Croatia, Hike & Bike trip, you’ll enjoy your private villa accommodation, resting in the garden under a tree or swimming in the pool. You’ll get to know local people, enjoy local food, explore local customs and above all, have a good time. If you don’t feel like hiking or cycling, you can opt to stay in town, at the villa house or at one of the nice beaches around us.

Short Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival to destination – Murter Island
Day 2: Plitvice Lakes walking
Day 3: Cycling Krka National Park, visit Sibenik
Day 4: Hiking Paklenica National Park
Day 5: Departure

Highlights of the Explore Croatia, Hike & Bike

national parks: Krka National Park, Paklenica National Park and Plitvice Lakes National Park | Old town Sibenik and Murter Island

Day 1

Arrival to Murter Island

Your guide will pick you up at the Split airport. Spend the afternoon exploring Murter before meeting the rest of your group in the evening, to introduce the details of the Explore Croatia, Hike & bike tour.
Meals: D; Van drive: 2h from the airport 
Day 2

Walking Plitvice Lakes National Park

Starting the day off with an early morning ride to the entrance to Plitvice National Park. The rest of the day is spent hiking and pretty much trying to find your way out of an amazing maze of lakes and waterfalls. There are no words to describe this beauty, so make sure not to miss this day!
Meals: B; Elevation gain 150 meters (492 ft), 6 - 7 hours, distance 18 kilometers (11 miles) 
Day 3

Cycling Krka National Park

Travel to the beautiful national park of Krka Waterfalls. Bike in the valley, and head to Skradin, where you’ll stop for a short coffee break. After the break, bike to the amazing waterfalls of Skradin Buk for swimming and hiking. Please note that swimming is allowed in the period from 1st July to 31st August, due to safety reasons.
Meals: B; Elevation gain 358 meters (1175 ft), 2 hours, distance 25 kilometers (15 miles); 80% road, 20 % gravel 
Day 4

Hiking Paklenica National Park

Travel to Paklenica National Park, and spend the day hiking around the park's beautiful landscape. Enjoy panoramic views of the cliffs of Anica Kuk, Velika Paklenica Canyon, Jurasova Glavica, and Manita Pec Cave. If you're interested in bungee jumping, this is the day for it!
Meals: B; Van drive: 1,30min; Elevation gain 400 meters (1312 ft), 4 - 5 hours, distance 13 kilometers (8 miles). 
Day 5

Departure

Say your farewells to the island. We hope you have enjoyed our Explore Croatia, Hike & Bike tour. You are welcome to schedule your homeward transport for any time. If you decide to spend more time in Croatia, our guides will be happy to recommend other beautiful places to visit - especially those you won’t find in tourist guide books.
Meals: B; Van drive to the airport: Split 2 hours 

Note on Itinerary:
This itinerary is subject to change due to group abilities and preferences, weather, water levels, special events of interest, etc. Raftrek Guides and Trip Leaders will do their utmost to ensure the best possible experience for their clients without compromising safety at any time. This may mean changing the original itinerary to avoid discomfort or risk which could be caused by exceptional situations. Raftrek reserves the right to alter the itinerary without prior notice.

Group size

Min 4 – max 16 people per group; larger groups are on request. Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund. In case the minimum number of participants is not met but the guest/s still want to do the trip, the price increases by a percentage depending on the final number of participants.

Skill level

Moderate*** Read more

Accommodation

Family-owned beautiful Dalmatian stone house, Villa Maria, with swimming pool, garden area, chilling patio/terrace, BBQ, and more, not far from the historic old town of Šibenik. This pretty and idyllic holiday home with plenty of lovely details is located in a natural environment surrounded by a pretty garden with flowers and trees, ideal for unwinding in the sunshine or freshening up in the swimming pool. Indulge yourself, reading a favorite book, or just enjoy this amazing place doing different activities each day. Just 10 minutes from a beach, 2 minutes from a supermarket.

Air Travel

Please check with us before purchasing your airline tickets to ensure your trip has the necessary minimum number of participants required to operate. Early arrivals / Extended stay notes – we include two transfers with each trip. These are usually the transfers on the first and the last day of the trip. In case you are arriving a few days earlier or extending your stay in Croatia after your trip with us, we can provide additional airport transfers.

Meals

Meals tend to be fairly heavy on the meats and sausages, breads and pastries, pastas and dumplings. If you have special dietary needs, please let us know as soon as possible. Vegetarian diets can be accommodated but we recommend that you bring along with you some of your favorite protein snacks.

Prices

  • All prices are per person in EUR
  • Minimum age: 12 years if accompanied by parent(s)
  • Children discount does not apply
  • Single-use rooms are available upon request, with 199 Euro surcharge. Sharing a room with another person of the same sex is possible.

 HighIntermediateLow
double/twin780,00 €725,00 €670,00 €
single979,00 €924,00 €869,00 €

**NOTE: The prices are fixed in euros. This conversion is for comparison purposes only. The exact price in dollars or pounds is calculated on the day of booking according to the exchange rate of the Croatian National Bank.

Departure seasons

High Season: July 27 – Aug 28
Intermediate Season: June 6 – July 26 / Aug 29 – Sept 11
Low Season: May 16 – June 5, Sept 12 – Oct 30

What’s included
  • 4 nights in double/twin room
  • meals as noted in the itinerary (B=breakfast, D= dinner)
  • use of all necessary equipment
  • 3 days of organized activities
  • park entrance fees and tourist taxes
  • skilled guide and assistance
  • transfers from/to Split airport *
  • ground transportation (private transport throughout)
  • local taxes

* 17:00 pm pick up transfer at Split airport, 8:00 am departure transfer from Murter to Split airport

Not included
  • International airfare to/from Croatia
  • beverages and lunches or picnics as noted in itinerary
  • items of personal nature and optional gratuities to your guide(s)

 

 

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