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One week kayaking tour

One week kayaking tour

8 days/7 nights tour from Dubrovnik

Book our best selling tour and enjoy paddling the crystal clear blue sea around the green Elaphite islands and the Pearl of Adriatic - Dubrovnik. Our experienced guides will ensure you spend an excellent week in Croatia.

PRICE FROM 720,00 euro

  • ITINERARY

  • DETAILS

  • DEPARTURES AND RATES

  • BOOKING INFORMATION

 

Island Lopud

DAY 1 Arrival
Transfer from Dubrovnik airport or pier to Dubrovnik, free time in Dubrovnik until 20:00 h. Departure by ferry to the island of Lopud where you will be welcomed by local host. The island of Lopud will delight you with its rich vegetation, mild Mediterranean climate and two splendid sandy beaches. With the exception of some bikes, there is no traffic on the island. Two 16th c castles, along with lovely stone houses, give the place a picturesque air. 
Overnight LOPUD.

Beach Sunj on Lopud island

DAY 2 Paddling to the Šunj beach 
After breakfast we gather at the beach and start with first instructions in shallow protected bay: the guide will explain safety procedures and give the tips on paddling technique. After the instructions we paddle along the outer scenic side of Lopud to sandy beach of Šunj - which is at the other side of the island. There we will stop for swimming and traditional local game 'picigin'. Afternoon is reserved for exploring the island on foot.
Daily activity: aprx. 1 hour of instructions, 3 hours of paddling, 2 hours of snorkeling & swimming, island walking
Paddling distance: 16 km
Dinner and overnight LOPUD.

Cliffs on Kolocep island

DAY 3 Paddling: Lopud - Koločep - Lopud
After breakfast we take 20 minutes pleasant walk to Šunj from where we paddle to the island of Koločep. We cross the channel and paddle on the outer side, along the breathtaking steep cliffs, caves and stunning rock formations the green forests and fascinating clear water. We will stop for a swim at the Blue Cave and continue to the small village of Gornje Čelo, where we stop for lunch. There will be some free time to explore the island on foot or relax on the beach. After lunch in local restaurant we paddle back to Lopud.
Daily activity: Aprx. 3 hours of paddling, 3 hours of snorkeling, swimming and island walking
Paddling distance: 16 km
Overnight LOPUD.

Brsecine village

DAY 4 Paddling: Lopud - Trsteno - Lopud 
After breakfast we paddle across Koločep Channel to Trsteno (mainland). This stretch of coastline has fascinating caves and secluded beaches. Trsteno is an old seaside village with a rich history; famous for its collection of cultivated and exotic trees and plant species in a 15th century Renaissance Park, as well as excellent examples of Dubrovnik summer manor architecture, including a villa, pavilion, aqueduct, Baroque fountain, and churches. The shady arboretum is a perfect place to relax after paddling. There are many opportunities to explore, swim, snorkel, and relax. In the afternoon we paddle back to Lopud.
Daily activity: Aprx. 3 hours of paddling, 2 hours of snorkeling and swimming, walking
Paddling distance: 15 km
Overnight LOPUD.

Sudjuradj

DAY 5 Paddling: Lopud - Šipan
Your luggage will be transferred from Lopud to the accommodation in Suđurađ (island of Šipan). After breakfast morning paddling to Suđurađ - on the island of Šipan. Sometimes called the Golden Island, Šipan is the largest and most populated of the Elaphite Islands. The mild winter climate, the ideal position and fertile dolomite valley, located between two limestone ridges, are still a challenge for every visitor. Much of the island is overgrown with Mediterranean maquis, but it is also rich in vineyards and olive groves. Charming fishermen village of Suđurađ will delight you with its old traditional limestone houses and Renaissance castles. Welcome dinner at local restaurant in Suđurađ.
Daily activity: Aprx. 3 hours of paddling, 3 hours of snorkeling and swimming
Paddling distance: 15 km
Dinner and overnight SUĐURAĐ.

Luka Sipanska

DAY 6 Paddling:Šipanska Luka - Suđurađ
Luka Šipanska, once the center of Authority of Dubrovnik Republic, the natural setting as well as the historical buildings are unique there. Šipan has also an exciting history -including conquers, aristocrats, and pirates. Its historic and cultural sites include a fortress, summer manor houses, a monastery and numerous Renaissance and Baroque churches. After breakfast we take the local bus to Šipanska Luka from where we paddle to Suđurađ, along the inner side of the island passing near small islets and bays where the green pine trees are touching crystal clear water.
Daily activity: Aprx. 4 hours of paddling, 2 hours of snorkeling and swimming
Paddling distance: 20 km
Overnight SUĐURAĐ.

Free day kayaking

DAY 7 Paddling:Šipan - Ruda
After breakfast we paddle from Suđurađ to the islet of Ruda. En route you will see lovely landscape with coves and islet of Ruda with its Mediterranean machia. We stop for a swim and visit the Green Cave. In the afternoon we explore this beautiful island on foot.
Daily activity: Aprx. 2 hours of paddling, 2 hours of snorkeling, swimming, island walking
Paddling distance: 11 km
Overnight SUĐURAĐ.

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DAY 8 Departure
Transfer from the island of Šipan to Dubrovnik airport

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 5 days sea kayaking guide service
  • 4 nights private accommodation Lopud
  • 3 nights private accommodation Šipan
  • 7 breakfasts
  • 2 dinners in local restaurant
  • 1 lunch in a local restaurant
  • Fully equipped sea kayaks (paddles, life jackets, spray deck)
  • Ferry tickets
  • Transfers as indicated


PLEASE NOTE:
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. The guides and trip leaders will do their most 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.

 

RATES:

Departure date - 2014 rate per person
MAY 04, 11, 18, 25 EUR 720,00
JUNE 01, 08, 15, 22, 29 EUR 720,00
JULY 06, 13, 20, 27 EUR 720,00
AUGUST 03, 10, 17, 24, 31 EUR 720,00
SEPTEMBER 07, 14, 21, 28 EUR 720,00

 

Rates are per person in double room.
Currency is set to EURO.
Single Supplement - 120 EURO

PAYMENT INFORMATION

How to Make Your Reservation: After selecting your tour, simply click on SEND REQUEST button, and fill in the booking form, with as much details as possible. Please make your reservations as early as possible since many of our tours are completely filled 4 to 6 months before departure.

Payment Method: Once you are confirmed the availability of tour, we will send you pro forma invoice for deposit and final payment. Payments can be done in three ways: PAYPAL, credit card (VISA, AMEX, and MasterCard), or money transfer order to our bank account. If paying by PAYPAL processing fee of 3% applies.

Deposit: The amount of deposit differs depending on the tour, but is usually 30% of the total amount and is due from 7 to 14 days after the reservation. Upon receiving the deposit or credit card authorization form, you will be sent a deposit confirmation.

Final Payment: Final payment is usually due 45 days prior to the departure date. If reservations are made less than 45 days prior to departure, payment in full is required at the time of booking. If final payments are not received on time, Avansa Travel d.o.o. may cancel the reservation and invoke the cancellation fee.

Confirmation: Once we receive the final payment in total amount you will be sent the VOUCHER with booking details. Please print it and take it with you to present it to our travel representative at the airport.

Pricing: Price quoted is per person based on double occupancy. The Operator reserves the right to adjust prices due to fluctuations in foreign exchange rates, imposed fuel surcharges, taxes, charges and levies imposed by any third party including government and its agencies. Should these change the price of your tour by more than 10% you may cancel without penalty within 7 days after we notify you of the increase.

Cancellation, Changes and Refunds: If your cancellation in writing is received more than 45 days prior to departure, your deposit will be FULLY REFUNDED. For cancellations or changes thereafter, the following cancellation fees will apply:

 

Number of Days Prior to DepartureCancellation/Change Charge Per Person
45 - 22 Days 20% of tour cost
21 - 8 Days 30% of tour cost
8 - 1 Days 50% of tour cost
Departure day /
No-show
100% of tour cost


In addition, no refunds are made for unused portions of a tour including but not limited to missed meals or sightseeing, motorcoach travel and the non-use of hotel rooms.

Refund claims: Any complaint about your tour should be made immediately to the tour director.
All refund claims must be submitted to Avansa Travel in writing within 15 days of the completion of the tour.


IMPORTANT:

Booking is considered to be finalized upon recipient of confirmation from Avansa Travel ltd.

You MUST provide us with passport details if requested and ensure you have valid travel documents (passport obligatory and visa if required). All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveller. Requirements may change and you must check the up-to-date position in good time before departure. It is your responsibility to ensure you are in possession of all necessary travel and health documents before departure. All costs incurred in obtaining such documentation must be paid by you. We cannot accept liability if you are refused entry on to any transport or into any country due to failure on your part to carry correct documentation. If failure to have any necessary travel or other documents results in fines, surcharges or other financial penalty being imposed on us, you will be responsible for reimbursing us accordingly.

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