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8 days/7 nights tour from Dubrovnik

Lopud, Kolocep and Sipan belong to the Elafiti Islands archipelago – 13 green islands covered by pine forests, devoid of traffic, with lots of sunshine and sandy beaches, and under an hour’s sailing time from Dubrovnik. They are not just places of incredible natural beauty, but also open air museums of history, art, architecture and folklore. Our journey will also take us to Peljesac Peninsula as well as in the Mljet Island National Park.

PRICE FROM 560,00 euro


  • ITINERARY

  • DETAILS

  • DEPARTURES AND RATES

  • BOOKING INFORMATION

 

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DAY 1 Saturday DUBROVNIK Arrival
Arrive in Dubrovnik and transfer to Zaton, a charming and picturesque bay, only 8 km away from Dubrovnik. All three villages – Zaton Mali, Zaton Veliki and Štikovica, have cozy restaurants by the sea where one can savour Dubrovnik and Dalmatian specialities. The freshwater source Vrelo is a natural site located at the bottom of the Zaton bay, whose waters once moved the mills. Zaton is recognized as a Dubrovnik summer manor region. It is our base for the rest of the holiday.

dubrovnik

DAY 2 Sunday DUBROVNIK
Visit Dubrovnik, the most beautiful of all Mediterranean towns, for sightseeing, shopping in ancient streets, walking along city walls… Hike to Srdj, the hill above Dubrovnik offering a great view over the town. Ice cream or coffee taste the best in open air bistros along Stradun, old town’s main street and promenade.

peljesac

DAY 3 Monday PELJEŠAC PENINSULA
Pelješac peninsula is know for being a real oasis of peace, with its hidden beaches, salt farms, fertile fields, vineyards and some of the best wines in the World. We will visit Ston, a medieval town whose history reaches back as far as the 14th century. It is a small town with the longest stone wall in Europe (5,5km), with narrow quiet streets, noble ancient houses and traces of ancient cultures. We will also visit Zuljana bay, an ideal place for relaxing in quiet atmosphere and swimming on beautiful beaches. There will be time for wine tasting. 

sipan

DAY 4 Tuesday ŠIPAN ISLAND
This day is dedicated to the largest of Elaphiti Islands – Šipan. Colorful villages of Sudjuradj and Luka Šipanska and the fields between them have preserved the real country life style, chapels, monasteries, palaces and summer houses of ancient Dubrovnik aristocracy. 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 / hiking and there will be plenty of time to relax on  beaches or in cafes.

mljet

DAY 5 Wednesday MLJET NATIONAL PARK
The northern part of the island is covered with a dense, green forest. The Park has two beautiful salt water lakes, one with a 14 century monastery on a tiny island. We will explore them on foot and enjoy a swim in the warm waters of the lakes.  There will be time for a fresh seafood lunch in a fishermen village.

kolocep

DAY 6 Thursday KOLOČEP ISLAND
Visit Kolocep Island, extremely interesting for its dramatic scenery with hidden dark caves, high cliffs and colorful reefs. Walk through Gornje Celo and Donje Celo, well preserved romantic Mediterranean villages, and along high cliffs. A pleasant noon siesta will take place in a quiet and relaxing atmosphere of Gornje Celo turquoise bay near Skerac restaurant.

lopud

DAY 7 Friday LOPUD ISLAND
Lopud is an island with lots of sunshine, sandy beaches and palm trees, devoid of traffic. The only town has no more than a couple of hundred permanent residents, old houses of beautiful architecture and abundance of flowers everywhere which contribute to an easy going life style. The island produces its own seafood, vegetables, fruit and even tropical fruit like lemons, oranges and kiwis.
The sandy beach of Sunj Bay on Lopud’s Southern side is the most popular beach of Dubrovnik surroundings.

departure

DAY 8 Saturday DEPARTURE DAY
Depart from Dubrovnik for the airport and flight home. You are welcome to schedule your homeward transport for any time. If you decide to spend more time in Croatia, our guides will be happy to recommend other beautiful places to visit - especially those you won’t find in tourist guide books.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 7 nights in double/twin rooms
  • 2 meals per day (dinner day 1-breakfast day 8)
  • 6 days organized activities
  • use of walking poles
  • Park entrance fees
  • local taxes and permits
  • skilled bi-lingual guide and assistance
  • ground transportation
  • Saturday transfers from/to Dubrovnik airport, harbour, bus or train station
  • basic insurance

Not Included:

  • international airfare to/from Croatia
  • items of a personal nature
  • optional gratuities to your guide(s)
  • beverages and lunches or picnics


PLEASE NOTE:

Due to possible overbooking Avansa Travel reserves the right to substitute hotels from the list providing similar accommodation.

Rates are per person in Euro
Departure dates 2012RATE PER PERSON
APRIL 21, 28 & MAY 05, 12, 19, 26 & JUNE 2 560,00
JUNE  09,16, 23, 30 & JULY 07 670,00
JULY 14, 21, 28 & AUGUST 04, 11, 18 740,00
AUGUST 25 & SEPTEMBER 01, 08 670,00
SEPTEMBER 15, 22, 29 & OCTOBER 06, 13 560,00

 

Minimum number of participants: 4

Rates are per person in double room.
Currency is set to EURO.
Single Supplement = 20% (on request)
Children discount: valid for children 8-14 years of age if accompanied by an adult. One child enjoying discount shares parents’ room; two or more children can have their own room.


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.

Deposit: 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 two ways: credit card (VISA, AMEX,and Mastercard), or money transfer order to our bank account (preferred). The amount of deposit differs depending on the tour, but is usually 30% of the total amount.

Final Payment: Upon receiving the deposit or credit card authorization form, you will be sent a confirmation. 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.

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 cancelation fees will apply:

 

Number of Days Prior to DepartureCancellation/Change Charge Per Person
45 - 22 Days 30% of tour cost
21 - 15 Days 40% of tour cost
14 - 8 Days 80% of tour cost
7- 0 days / 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.


CANCELLATION and CHANGES MADE BY SERVICE PROVIDER
The itineraries are subject to change depending on group abilities and preferences, weather conditions, water levels, other acts of God, special events of interest and similar. For client's safety and comfort reasons service provider reserves the right to alternate programme without prior notice.
In a case of major changes or cancellations, service provider will advise the Client as soon as possible and provide the following options:

a) Client may accept a new departure date or destination
b) Client may accept a replacement package/excursion of equivalent or closely similar itinerary
c) Client may cancel his/her booking altogether and receive a full refund of the money paid.

The Client is obligated to inform service provider of his/her decision within 7 days of the offer. If the Client does not, service provider will book a replacement package/excursion


Client’s Insurance : All clients are insured for the event of personal injury that may occur during local transfers or while taking part in guided outdoor activities to the maximum amount of 10,000 euros. Insurance to higher amounts would significantly reflect the package/excursion price; therefore service provider reccommends the clients to purchase travel and other additional insurance from a reliable insurance company in the country of residence. If the clients wishes to purchase additional insurance (injury, damage, lost property, travel insurance and similar) service provider strongly recommends each client to read the terms and conditions carefully.


IMPORTANT:

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

You MUST provide us with passport details and ensure you have valid travel documents (passport obligatory and visa if required). All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler. 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.

If possible, please provide some of this information in your enquiry:

  • number of persons in your party
  • average age
  • travel to and within Croatia (airport, ferry, own/rented car...)
  • your preferred date(s)
  • your preferred activities
  • contact telephone number