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Multi-Activity Week Istria - 8 Days

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 4 - 12 people
Destination(s): Croatia  
Specialty Categories: Multi-activity   Canoeing/Kayaking/Rafting  
Season: April - October
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 540 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 640 Euro (EUR)

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival. Arrival in Porec, meeting with guide and presentation of program.

Day 2: Sea Kayak (distance: 10 km)

Orientation walk of the old town, famous for Eufrasius Basilica, UNESCO's world heritage. Meeting with our guide and introducing to our sea-kayaks and are fitted with safety gear. We are then shown how to handle these easy to paddle craft and then we are off, paddling besides the city walls and around the islands to the wild beach for a swimming and snorkeling.

Day 3: Mountain Bike (distance: 43 km)

Transfer to Savudrija where we will start biking (on macadam) on the legendary route of the Parenzana, the former narrow-gauge railway line which deeply penetrates into the Istrian peninsula and from Porec to Trieste connects 33 Istrian cities, which today are located on the territory of even three states. Passing through magnificent rolling landscapes and lively Istrian vineyards, once it was named as the railway of the wine. After a pleasant and exciting ride from charming medieval town of Grožnjan to Vižinada we will pass through many tunnels, over old bridges and stop on many fascinating view point.

Day 4: Day to Relax. You are free to spend a day on the beach, for swimming, snorkeling, kayaking or you can optionally choose our fishing trip or other excursion from our program.

Day 5: Speleo Adventure

Breakfast, transfer with minibus to the Cave Baredine in Nova Vas (Porec). The speleo adventure starts at the training ground Speleolit. After you have been given the necessary speleo equipment and acquainted with the safety codes of using the same, the practices od descending and climbing the rope begins. When all the participants have mastered the speleo technique, we enter the nearby cave. We go down to the depth of 35 metres, mastering all the pot-holes with the use of the rope. Participants are provided with speleo equipment, helmet with light and coveralls (due to the cave temperature of 10°C). Participants must have their own footwear (sport shoes or hiking boots)- sandals are completely unsuitable. In afternoon free time for beach or walking tour.

Day 5: Sea Kayak (distance: 13 km)

Short drive to Vrsar where we will start with our sea kayak adventure along the protected area of Lim fjord. You will enjoy paddling along the bay, with its steep banks, passing beside the cultivation of mollusks and fish to the end of Lim bay. During paddling we will make stop on the wild beach for swimming and snorkeling. Hike to the Romuald´s cave, this 105-meter long cave consists of several impressive halls that have preserved evidence of permanent existence of life since prehistoric times. The entrance to the cave is 47 centimeters high, and the main hall is five to six meters high. Romualdo’s Cave is a speleological phenomenon because the cave ornaments are located on the left side only, while the right side is empty.

Day 7: Hiking (distance: 11 km)

A minibus will take us to the picturesque city of Gracisce where the pathway starts and runs down. The village of Florincici is home to one of the highest Istrian waterfalls – Sopot, ca. 30 meters high, reminiscent of places found only in films, forms a small green lake at its bottom. Most visitors but view the waterfall from its upper side. However, those more adventurous can climb down to the lake itself (we climbed down to the bottom of the waterfall and the scene there was really fantastic). Coming next after the Sopot waterfall is walking up a hill to a small church of Saint Maria Magdalena, which is situated on top of the hill. The place offers a magnificent view on Gracisce and the surrounding. We proceeded toward the point at which we took off. After 11 km walking we were hungry and our next target was Istrian tavern for a lunch.

Day 8: Departure.

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer. Request a free gift certificate.

Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Welcome meeting
- 7 overnights in self catering apartments
- Residence tax
- Guide during whole program
- Transfer in minibuses
- Rentals of bikes, helmets, sea kayaks, paddles, speleo equipment
- 1 x bike tour
- 2 x sea kayak
- 1 x speleo adventure
- 1 x hiking trip
- 1 x fish picnic
- 1 x istrian lunch
- 2 x energy meal
- Visit of Romuald's cave.

About This Supplier
Location: Croatia
Joined InfoHub: Jan 2010

Founded in 1992, M19955 is the Croatian's most experienced operator of adventure, cultural and gourmet travel in Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia & Hercegovina and Montenegro. Every year M19955 pioneers over 500 escorted programs, from one-day trips to extended overland, adventure, cultural and gourmet tours for...

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