On this Dubrovnik walking holiday you will discover stunning sceneries and landscapes of Dubrovnik Archipelago in a best possible way – at slow pace. It is perfect for those who like to enjoy the great outdoors on foot, no matter the age.
The daily walking routes will cover visits to Dubrovnik, Elaphiti Islands, Mt. Srd and Mljet Island National Park. They are not too long or too strenuous, and at almost every point you will be able to enjoy a refreshing swim break. We will stay in 3* family run guesthouses. The first two nights we will stay in the picturesque Zaton Bay. The rest of the week we’ll spend in a secluded village of Sipan Island.
The people of Dubrovnik claim their city to take the top spot on this list. This walled town founded in the 7th century, holds a spot on the list of UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Apart from its gripping history, Dubrovnik is also interesting for the beautiful nature that surrounds it. Possibly the most beautiful part is Elaphiti Archipelago. This string of 13 green islands is covered by pine forests, has almost no traffic, and lots of sunshine and beaches. Together with Mljet Island National Park, they are not just places of incredible natural beauty. They are also an open air museums of history, art, architecture and folk traditions. Our experienced local guides will avoid overcrowded destinations ensuring you get the most authentic experience.
|Sat||1||Arrival||Zaton Bay||Zaton Bay||D|
|Sun||2||Mljet Island walking||Mljet Island NP||Zaton Bay||B|
|Mon||3||Dubrovnik and Srdj hiking||Mount Srdj, Dubrovnik||Sipan Island||BD|
|Tue||4||Sipan Island walking||Sipan Island||Sipan Island||BD|
|Wed||5||Optional day||Sipan Island||Sipan Island||B|
|Thu||6||Kolocep Island hiking||Kolocep Island||Sipan Island||BL|
|Fri||7||Lopud Island walking||Lopud Island||Sipan Island||BD|
Arrival in Dubrovnik
Zaton is a picturesque bay, 2 km (1.2 mi) long and situated just 8 km (5 mi) from Dubrovnik. Nestled in the bay are three willages – Zaton Mali, Zaton Veliki and Stikovica, and each of them has cozy waterfront restaurants where one can savor local specialties.
At the first dinner together we will introduce all members of the group and go through the itinerary of this island walking holidays.
Accommodation: Zaton Bay; Meals: D
Walking in Mljet Island National Park
We will explore the Park on foot, enjoy a swim in the warm waters of the lakes and time permitting take the short boat ride the islet and monastery. Later in the afternoon we will take a boat back to Dubrovnik and return to Zaton for a quiet evening.
Accommodation: Zaton Bay; Meals: B; Walking: 3-4 hours, easy/moderate; Ferry: 1h 30min each way
Visit Dubrovnik and Hiking to Mount Srd
After sightseeing we hike to Srd, the mountain protecting Dubrovnik from the north, offering a great view of the area. You an also take an optional trip to the nearby Lokrum Island and enjoy its botanical garden and olive groves, or take the walking tour of Dubrovnik’s famous city walls.
In the afternoon we will catch the ferry to Sipan Island where we will be staying for the rest of the trip.
Accommodation: Sipan Island; Meals: B, D; Walking: 3 hours, moderate; Drive: 15 min; Ferry: 1h.
Sipan Island Walking
This island is unbelievably rich in cultural heritage, tales from the past and well-preserved monuments that witnessed its turbulent history. We will explore them by walking and there will be plenty of time to relax on beaches or in cafes.
Accommodation: Sipan Island; Meals: B, D; Walking: 3- 4 hours, easy/moderate.
Optional Trip or Beach Day
Today is the last day for those who booked the 5-day option. We will transfer you to the airport, or if you are staying if Croatia our guides will happily share with you tips on how to get the best of your experience.
The rest of the group is free to do whatever you enjoy the most: sunbathing, swimming, snorkeling, walking or sea kayaking or sightseeing. You can also take an optional trip: your guide will share all the options with you.
Accommodation: Sipan Island; Meals: B.
Kolocep Island Hiking
On your walk across the island you will encounter many architectural remnants, witnesses of the turbulent history of the area: an old pre-Romantic chapel, ruins of the basilica, summer homes of Dubrovnik nobility, Napoelon’s fort and more.
A pleasant noon siesta will take place in a quiet and relaxing atmosphere of Gornje Celo turquoise bay, near one of the best fish restaurants in the area.
Accommodation: Sipan Island; Meals: B, L; Walking: 3.5 hours easy/moderate; Ferry: 35 min each way.
Lopud Island Walking
The sandy beach of Sunj Bay on Lopud’s southern side is the most popular beach of the Dubrovnik area. However this island’s true treasures are its tiny churches and a fort strategically located at one of its highest points. In the past it served as an observation point and it used to protect the island and the town of Dubrovnik. Today it offers stunning views of the Elaphiti Archipelago and Mljet Island.
Accommodation: Sipan Island; Meals: B, D; Walking: 4 hours; Ferry: 20 min each way.
Departure – Dubrovnik airport
However, if you continue your holidays in Croatia feel free to ask our guides for any tips and recommendations. They will be happy to help.
This itinerary and the duration of the activities are subject to change due to group abilities and preferences, weather conditions and forecasts, water levels, special events of interest, etc. Huck Finn 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. Huck Finn reserves the right to alter the itinerary without prior notice.
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All prices are per person.
Child discount valid for children aged 12 and under at time of travel.
High: June 20 – September 11
Intermediate: May 30 – June 19, September 12- 25
Low: April 18 – May 29, September 26 – October 17
|Departure dates 2020 - Saturdays|
Other dates on request.
- 7 nights accommodation
- meals as per itinerary (7 breakfasts, 4 dinners, 1 lunch)
- 5 days of organized activities
- local taxes and permits
- Mljet Island National Park entrance fee
- transfers by speedboat or ferry,
- skilled English speaking guide and assistance
- pick up and drop off transfers
- drinks and meals not indicated in the itinerary
- tips and other personal expenses
- optional trips
Arrival and departure airport: Dubrovnik
Optional trips are not included in the price and can be booked on the spot. Optional trips cost approximately 40 – 70 € per person, payable on site, and are dependable on suitable weather conditions. The price is based on a minimum of 4 participants.
Maximum number of participants: 16 guests per group. Larger groups upon request.
Minimum age: 8 years if accompanied by an adult.
Child discount: 8-12 years of age at time of travel. One child enjoying discount shares parents room; two or more children can have their own room. Single use rooms are available upon request with a 20% surcharge. Sharing a twin room with another person is possible in case there are other guests interested in sharing.
Accommodation type: family run guesthouses in Zaton Bay and on Sipan Island.
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