Explore the Balkans - Guided multi sport tour - 8 days
Guided - Biking, hiking and paddling tour in 3 countries: Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro
Explore the natural, cultural and historical attractions of the 3 neighbouring countries through multisport activities: hiking in the mountains of the Dubrovnik countryside, and along the picturesque bays of Montenegro and the formal railroad route through Bosnia, paddling down the green river and exploring historical cities of Dubrovnik, Kotor and Mostar.
This is a guided tour with moderate daily activities which lasts for 8 days, i.e. 7 nights. Every day we will be travelling and exploring one of the most scenic and interesting areas of Europe where the river meets the sea, where the west meets the east and the Orient meets the Mediterranean.
- 8 days / 7 nights
- hiking, cycling, paddling
- 3 countries (Croatia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina)
- guided tour
1st day: arrival at the Dubrovnik Airport
Shuttle transport to your accommodation in Cavtat / Konavle, check-in.
Welcome dinner with the group.
Overnight stay in the Cavtat / Konavle region.
2nd day: Konavle hiking tour
The hiking tour of Konavle starts after a short ride to the village of Kuna (at 750m above sea level and the valley of Konavle). There we start our hiking tour to a 1234-meter peak, following the old Austro-Hungarian military trail. From this peak we will get to enjoy a spectacular view of the towns and islands on the coast, the valley of Konavle and a huge part of the Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro. After lunch we will walk back to the village and ride back to the hotel.
Overnight stay at the same hotel in Konavle / Cavtat.
3rd day: Kotor (Montenegro), cycling distance: 65km
Cycling from Konavle and across the border to Montenegro.
After breakfast we will tune and fit the bikes and cycle through the Konavle valley and the picturesque bays all the way to Montenegro. We will cross the border and cycle through the town of Herceg Novi. We will continue cycling along the bay of Kotor, an area with amazing views of the bay, and historical towns with an amazing hinterland.
Arrival in Kotor and free time to explore the town on your own.
Overnight stay in the area of the town of Kotor.
4th day: Ravno (Bosnia and Herzegovina), cycling distance: 65km
We will leave the town of Kotor and Montenegro and travel by car. After a one-hour drive through the mountain region of Montenegro, we will park the car and continue our journey on bikes. From there, we will cycle down to the valley of Herzegovina, pass by small towns, farms and a very rural area which was seriously damaged during the Homeland War in the 1990s. In the small town of Hum, we will reach the formal railroad of the Ćiro train (today's cycling path) and continue cycling along that path to the small town of Ravno. This interesting and remote part of Herzegovina (southern part of Bosnia) is very much different to Croatia and Montenegro.
Overnight stay in Ravno / Zavala.
5th day: Čapljina (Bosnia and Herzegovina), cycling distance: 60km
On the second day in Bosnia and Herzegovina we will continue our journey by cycling along the formal railroad trail through the rural area of Herzegovina, along the valley of Popovo Polje. This trail will take us to another valley and the Neretva River, a green area with lakes, rivers and canals.
Overnight stay in the town of Čapljina, on the Neretva River.
6th day: Mostar (canoe safari / rafting on the river), distance: 8km, sightseeing tour of Mostar
We will start this morning with a different experience. After a short shuttle ride to our starting point on the Trebižat River, we will begin our canoe adventure on the river. This river adventure includes paddling, swimming, exploring and enjoying the scenery. Depending on our stops (stops for swimming or taking photos), we will finish our canoe adventure around lunchtime. After lunch we will go to Mostar (a 45-minute drive up north), where you will get the chance to explore the town at your own leisure. Overnight stay in Mostar.
7th day: Dubrovnik, city tour.
After breakfast we will leave Mostar and Bosnia and Herzegovina and travel to Dubrovnik (Croatia) by car. This is a 3-hour scenic drive through the mountain area of Herzegovina. Upon our arrival in Dubrovnik and check-in at our hotel, we will go on a city tour of the historical part of Dubrovnik. You will spend the rest of the day at your own leisure.
Overnight stay in Dubrovnik.
8th day: departure day
Breakfast and shuttle service transport to the Dubrovnik Airport in accordance with flight times.
|Duration||8 days / 7 nights.|
|Dates||From April 1 to October 31|
|Level||Easy and Moderate|
|April 25th - May 2nd 2020.||1.315,00 EUR per person|
|May 30th - June 6th 2020.||1.420,00 EUR per person|
|October 17th - October 24th 2020.||1.315,00 EUR per person|
Departure dates 2020:
April 25. – May 02. EUR 1.315,00 per person
May 30. – June 06. EUR 1.420,00 per person
October 17. – 24. EUR 1.315,00 per person
Single use supplement EUR 180,00
Min 4 pax per departure
Private tour on other dates than the above -
on request basis, please feel free to contact us.
7 nights accommodation in 3* and 4* hotels
Meal plan: 7 x breakfast, 6 x dinner, 6 x lunch (light lunch, picnic lunch during active days)
- last day lunch and dinner not included.
Itinerary as described: 1 x hike, 3 x bike and 1 x river canoe trip, city tour of Dubrovnik.
Ground services; guide and support car during a tour, all car shuttles according itinerary, airport shuttles, equipped trekking (hybrid bikes) are included.
Aditional rental options:
Garmin (Edge Explore)
- 3 days rental period EUR 10,00
- 4 - 10 days rental period EUR 15,00
Clipless pedals (SPD SL or SPD pedals)
- 3 days rental period EUR 5,00
- 4 - 10 days rental period EUR 10,00