Home » Europe » Croatia » Croatia - Elaphite Isladns and Dubrovnik Walking
Croatia - Elaphite Isladns and Dubrovnik Walking
View Gallery »

Contact this supplier 

Croatia - Elaphite Isladns and Dubrovnik Walking

offered by supplier M05235 (read about supplier)

Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 15 people
Destination(s): Croatia  
Specialty Categories: Walking Tours   Island Vacation  
Season: April - October
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 680 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 680 Euro (EUR)

Croatia has 1185 island. Elaphite islands are the most southern and among the most beautiful ones. Situated near Dubrovnik, sometimes called Dubrovnik archipelago, Elaphite islands are a blend of great nature, culture and friendly local people. The pathways of Elaphite islands – Lopud, Sipan and Kolocep take you along the scenic coastline, historical sights with Preromanesque chapels, charming fishing villages, olive and orange grows, vineyards, forest, steep cliffs, caves and coves. Two islands, Lopud and Kolocep are traffic free, there is no industry and the air is clean full of lovely Mediterranean odors (rosemary, lavender, sage, pine fennel).Visit to local farm and meeting local people and tasting local food, mainly home grown is one of the highlights of this tour.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Dubrovnik. Arrival transfer to Dubrovnik. Visit the Old Town and enjoy the charm of this renown Mediaeval town and its shiny cobble streets and many attractions (time permitting). Overnight Dubrovnik.

Day 2: Dubrovnik - Sipan. Today we climb the Mount Srdj on the old serpentine road. As we climb each serpentine offers more and more fascinating view over Dubrovnik Old Town, open sea and Elaphite islands. We reach the top of the Mount Srdj and visit the 1991 War Museum situated in the Napoleon Fortress. The walk continues on top of the Mountain to the village of Bosanka and on the donkey stairways down to Dubrovnik. Transfer to pier Gruz in Dubrovnik, evening departure to the island of Sipan where clients are welcomed by local host. Welcome dinner – the participants of the tour will have an opportunity to meet each other and get the basic information from their guide. Šipan: dinner and overnight.

Day 3: Sipan. After breakfast which is served on the terrace of the local restaurant we start our walk through the dense pine wood, we arrive at abandoned stone house with walls and castle that was used as mint during Dubrovnik Republic days. Our way takes us through olive trees and fields to big fortress church St Spirit, built in the form of cross, we climb the top and enjoy the 360 degrees breathtaking view of the Elaphite islands and Sipan valley and hills.

Our walk continues on the local road between the fields and terrace shaped olive groves (Sipan has most olive trees to number of inhabitants in the world according to Guinness’s book of records), carrob trees and vineyards. We reach the old monastery complex with castle and walk on to the hill of St Nicolas chapel with view over the Sipan channel to mainland mountains chain and small villages nested along the shore. Walking down the hill takes us back to our accommodation. Free time for swimming or relaxing at the beach. Dinner in local restaurant.

Day 4: Sipan. Morning walk across the island, passing the fascinating castle and ruins of large renaissance villa to the village of Luka, situated in a deep bay. Village with lovely Dalmatian architecture, and exceptional natural setting. Our walk continues along the sea on a narrow pathway and the landscape is changing all the time. The shallow crystal clear water, small beaches, Dalmatian flowers and Mediterranean bushes will delight you. Cary on walking on the island pathway through the fields and pine covered hills. Short break at the top of a hill in a farm house nested in middle of the olive trees for Dalmatian ham and goats cheese and olives lunch. Return to Sudjuradj on a pathway between the stone fences and terrace gardens, passing the old goats village. Evening in Sudjuradj.

Day 5: Sipan – Lopud via Kolocep. Embark the local boat to the green island of Kolocep .We start our walk from Donje Celo village and its deep bay with sand beach, passing the old preromanesque church ruins and chapel of St Nicola, walking around the island on a pathway that takes us to the protected forest area of the old pine trees and Mediterranean groves. The breathtaking steep cliffs green pine trees touching the clear water and open sea on our route are on the south western side followed by red lantern and cause bays on the northern side. We reach the small fishermen’s village Gornje Celo. After lunch, relax on the beach and return to Donje Celo where we take local boat to Lopud. Evening on Lopud – enjoy walk or dine in one of many small restaurants on island.

Day 6: Lopud. Morning walk through the village of Lopud, visiting the Renaissance garden and Franciscan Monastery, continue walking along the orange gardens to the highest point of Lopud with the fort Kastio that offers magnificent view over Lopud, its red tile roofs, bell towers and green Elaphite islands on one side and Mountain range on the mainland. We descended on the shady pathway through green forest of pines, laurel, carob and Mediterranean groves. Evening – enjoy sunset and drink in one of many restaurants on the sea front.

Day 7: Lopud. Morning crossing on the local pathway to the other side of the island to the sand beach where we make a short stop for coffee or drink. Optional swimming and sunbathing an continue our walk, passing the ancient church of Gospa od Sunja, and on the walking pathway through the pine forest back to Lopud. Dinner Lopud.

Day 8: Lopud - Dubrovnik. Departures.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- 1 night Dubrovnik, hotel
- 3 nights Lopud, guesthouse
- 3 nights Sipan, guesthouse
- 7 breakfasts, 3 dinners
- Airport transfers
- Ferry tickets
- Entrance fees
- Guide service
- All applicable taxes.

Price Excludes:
- Drinks with meals
- Other meals than stated.

About This Supplier
Photos: Next »
Location: Croatia
Joined InfoHub: Jul 2005
Client Request Served: 340

Based in Dubrovnik, M05235 was founded in 2003 by Ivana Grzetic and Edi Brkic. The company operates as travel agency specialized in sea kayaking tours. M05235 employs local guides. Beside the fact that this kind of employment brings benefits to the local community, local guides are very familiar with the area and they...

View this supplier profile   |   Submit your review

Out-Of-The-Ordinary Ranking
Please take this quick survey and tell us, in your opinion, how original is this trip?
  See results

Also see tour packages in:
Europe   Croatia   Outdoor: Land Rambler   Walking Tours   Island Vacation  
Email it to a friend:
Click here to email this vacation to a friend
Use the form below to arrange booking of this trip directly with the supplier. You can also use this form to:
Ask questions
Inquire availability
Order free brochure

Privacy Statement: We do not share or sell your personal information to outside parties.
First Name*
Last Name*
Phone Number*
E-mail Address*
Country of Residence*
Skype
Alternative Phone Number
Number of Adults*
Number of Children*
Approximate Travel Period*
From*:
To*:
Travel Period Flexible*:
Duration*
How did you hear
about infohub.com?
Questions/requests for this supplier
Add me to newsletter*
Do you want a brochure
to be mailed to you?*


!!! You have no obligation to purchase anything. Their sales/reservation desk will get back to you shortly.
-->