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Croatian Islands Walking Holiday

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7-day walking holiday in Croatia with 7 walking tours on Dalmatian islands of Brač, Hvar, Korčula and Mljet as well as Pelješac peninsula. Experience Croatia and Dalmatia with all senses and in their truest form. Enjoy our walking tours on seven different and beautiful walking trails.

 

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  • Reviews 1 Review
    5/5
  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Walking / Trekking
  • Activity Level Moderate
    3/8
  • Group Size Small Group
    2-6
All about the Croatian Islands Walking Holiday.

7-day walking holiday in Croatia with 7 walking tours on Dalmatian islands of Brač, Hvar, Korčula and Mljet as well as Pelješac peninsula. Experience Croatia with all senses and enjoy our walking tours on seven different and beautiful walking trails. Discover the beautiful city of Split and Dubrovnik and ferry hop from the Dalmatian Coast to the islands of Brač, Mljet, Korčula and Hvar. This walking adventure will find you on leisurely to moderate walking trails and you'll find it incredibly easy to engage with the locals and their culture.

Highlights:

  • Experience the breathtaking scenery of Dalmatian Islands.
  • Walk on great and gentle trails on beautiful Croatian Islands.
  • Discover unique coastal towns of Hvar, Korčula, Brač, Pelješac ...
  • Pelješac peninsula - the wine growing region of Dalmatia.
  • Explore Dubrovnik with a beautiful walk in the old town.
  • Walk around in Split old town and Marjan Nature Park.
  • Stay in charming Mediterranean accommodations.
  • Taste the richness of the Dalmatian culinary.
  • Explore Mljet National Park.
  • Walk to the top of Brač's highest peak Vidova Gora (778 m) and to the top of Pelješac peninsula - Sveti Ilija (961 m).

Facts:

  • Duration: 7 days / 6 nights
  • Activity: Self guided walking
  • Grade: Easy to moderate
  • Accommodation: 3* hotels and private accommodation
  • Date: From March 15th to November 31st
  • Booking: Start on any day of the week.
  • Start of the tour: Split (Croatia)
The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • Full organisation of the walking tours and holiday.
  • Introductory briefing in Split on day 1.
  • Booklet with detailed itinerary and route instructions, ferry and catamaran timetables and details with all vouchers for accommodations, ...
  • Maps with marked routes.
  • Emergency contact number and 24/7 support.
  • 7-day rental of walking equipment (hiking poles, backpack, basic rain jacket).
  • 6 nights in 3* hotel and 3* apartments with breakfast.
  • All sea transfers according to the itinerary:
    • Catamaran transfer from Split to Bol (Brač island).
    • Catamaran transfer from Brač to Hvar Island.
    • Catamaran transfer from Hvar to Korčula Island.
    • Return ferry transfer from Korčula to Orebić (Pelješac).
    • Return catamaran transfer from Korčula to Mljet.
    • Catamaran transfer from Korčula to Dubrovnik.
  • All land transfers according to the itinerary:
    • Private car transfer from Bol to Milna town (Brač).
    • Private car transfer on Hvar island.
    • Private car transfer on Korčula island.
    • Private car transfer in Dubrovnik.
  • Mljet National Park entrance fee.
  • Tourist tax and VAT.
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Travel to the start and from the end point of the trip.
  • Food and drinks: lunch and dinner on all days.
  • Items of personal nature.
  • Main luggage transfer from Split to Dubrovnik.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Single supplement: 220 €
  1. Day 1 Split
    • Morning Introductory meeting in Split.
    • Afternoon coastal walking tour and Marjan park walk in Split (8 km, 3h).
    • Hotel***, Split.

     

     

  2. Day 2 Brač Island
    • Breakfast in the hotel.
    • Morning Catamaran transfer from Split to Bol (Brač Island).
    • Walk to the top of Vidova gora (778 m, 12 km, 5-6 h).
    • Hotel***, Brač.
  3. Day 3 Brač to Hvar
    • Breakfast in the hotel.
    • Morning taxi transfer from Bol to Milna.
    • Catamaran transfer from Milna to Hvar (Hvar Island).
    • Accommodation in hotel***.
    • Circle coastal walking tour from Hvar town to Milna (9.5 km, 3h).
  4. Day 4 Hvar
    • Breakfast in the hotel.
    • Walking tour Brusje to Malo Grablje and Dubovica (15-17 km, 5-6h).
    • Swimming at Dubovica - one of the most beautiful beaches on Hvar.
    • Brief private transfer back to Hvar town.
    • Hotel***, Hvar.
  5. Day 5 Korčula and Pelješac
    • Breakfast in the hotel.
    • Morning Catamaran transfer from Hvar to Korčula (Korčula Island).
    • Short morning ferry transfer from Korčula to Pelješac (20 min).
    • Walking tour: Sveti Ilija walk (981 m, 10 km, 5-6 h).
    • Afternoon ferry transfer back to Korčula from Pelješac (20 min).
    • Hotel***, Korčula town.
  6. Day 6 Mljet Island walking
    • Breakfast in the hotel.
    • Morning Catamaran transfer from Korčula to Mljet.
    • Walking tour in Mljet National Park – North West Park Trail (12.5 km, 5h).
    • Afternoon catamaran transfer back to Korčula.
    • Hotel***, Korčula town.
  7. Day 7 Korčula to Dubrovnik
    • Breakfast in the hotel.
    • Catamaran transfer from Korčula to Dubrovnik.
    • Afternoon: Dubrovnik old town walking tour (2-3hours).
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3* and 4* Accommodation

Accommodation is in a combination of 3* and 4* hotels (with en-suite) and private accommodations.

Day 1: Hotel in Split (Double/twin room with breakfast).

Day 2: Hotel in Bol, Brač Island (Double/twin room with breakfast).

Day 3: Hotel in Hvar, Hvar Island (Double/twin room with breakfast).

Day 4: Hotel in Hvar, Hvar Island (Double/twin room with breakfast).

Day 5: Hotel in Korčula, Korčula Island (Double/twin room with breakfast).

Day 6: Hotel in Korčula, Korčula Island (Double/twin room with breakfast).

  • Jacket – warm, wind & waterproof, soft-shell,
  • comfortable clothes,
  • sunglasses, sunscreen, lip balm, any other sun protection,
  • reusable water bottle,
  • first aid (a small basic kit with items such as bandages, antiseptic wipes, gauze, antibacterial ointment, sterile pads),
  • large backpack to pack all your belongings,
  • hiking shoes –  choose wisely!

IMPORTANT: Appropriate footwear is an essential part of any hiking tour. There are a variety of models on the market designed to meet the needs of different types of hikers; the challenge is finding the one that works best for your purposes.

Choose softer and more flexible hiking shoes, appropriate for longer walks. Those shoes are typically made of breathable material, are comfortable and do not require breaking in.

Shoes like that are usually not waterproof, but Croatia during the summertime has very little rain and the odds are good that during your tour, there will be no rain.

  • The tour is considered to be moderate to challenging. There is an average of 5 hours of walking each day with many ascends and descends. A good physical condition is essential.
  • Make sure you take sufficient water/drinks on a trip every day.
  • Breakfast is included at every accommodation.
  • We advise that you to start your daily trips early  in the morning to allow yourself enough time to stop often and enjoy the scenery and escape the hot summer sun.
  • In case bad weather is predicted, do not forget to bring your rain-covers and extra clothes. We also advise in this case that you to place packed things in plastic bags before packing them in the  backpacks.
  • All customers are required to notify us before booking the tour of any medical conditions, as well as dietary restrictions. If you suffer from any medical conditions, we strongly suggest that you consult your physician before booking a tour to receive an expert medical advice. We are more than happy to discuss and recommend the most suitable adventure for you based on your conditions, but cannot ultimately be responsible for your health.

Croatian coast has a typically Mediterranean climate consisting of hot, dry and sunny weather during summer months.

Average temperatures during summer lies in the high 20°C, although it is more likely that you’ll have temperatures well into the 30 °C.

The sunniest island in Croatia is Hvar, with over 2,700 hours of sun per year. Split, Vela Luka (on the island of Korčula) and Dubrovnik are the next sunniest spots in Dalmatia.

Croatia boasts with very low humidity, sitting at about 60%, so even in the scorching sun the heat is bearable.

We suggest that you travel with a comprehensive travel insurance, including emergency evacuation coverage. We strongly recommend that you purchase travel insurance that includes cancellation protection so that you will be covered in the event that you are unable to attend the tour (due to injury, illness or other unforeseen circumstances). We do not provide travel insurance for our clients. As coverage and a price of the insurance changes depending on your travel destination, do make sure that you purchase a coverage for all countries you will be traveling in on your adventure.

The tour is considered to be moderate level of difficulty.  A good physical condition is essential.
Due to the nature of the package, this program is not recommended for children younger than 15 years and pregnant women.
All minors must be accompanied by an adult, who is either their parent or legal guardian.

Overall Rating
5/5
Rich Payne
Reviewed On 06/11/2018
5/5

Walking from Split to Dubrovnik and island hopping in between. The most magnificent tour I have ever been on! Daily hikes are especially selected to take you to the most beautiful parts of the area, you get to walk through the old parts of towns, such as Hvar, Korčula and even the glorious Dubrovnik. The tour is rather complex, due to a large area that it covers and quite a few ferry and land transfers, yet it was flawless. The ferry rides and adventure of its own, and oh what the views on the beautiful sea! The communication with LIFE Adventures was smooth, they provided all necessary information and details, so we started the tour well prepared and well notified. They were available 24/7, which gave us a great comfort knowing, someone has our back. But the tour was so greatly organized we never needed to use the emergency contact. Thank you LIFE Adventures for this unforgettable tour! we will soon be back!

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