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8 days/7 nights tour from Dubrovnik

Lopud, Koločep and Šipan belong to the Elafiti Islands archipelago – 3 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.

PRICE FROM 715,00 euro


  • ITINERARY

  • DETAILS

  • DEPARTURES AND RATES

  • BOOKING INFORMATION

 

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DAY 1 Saturday DUBROVNIK Arrival
Arrival transfer to Dubrovnik. Visit the Old Town and enjoy the charm of this renowned Mediaeval town and its shiny cobble streets and many attractions.

dubrovnik

DAY 2 DUBROVNIK
Today we climb the Mount Srđ 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 Srđ 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. in the afternoon transfer to pier Gruž in Dubrovnik, evening departure to the island of Šipan where the guests are welcomed by local host.

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DAY 3 ISLAND OF ŠIPAN
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 Šipan valley and hills. Our walk continues on the local road between the fields and terrace shaped olive groves (Šipan 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 Šipan 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. 

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DAY 4 ŠIPAN ISLAND
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. This village has 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 goat’s cheese and olives lunch. Return to Suđurađ on a pathway between the stone fences and terrace gardens, passing the old goat’s village.

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DAY 5 ŠIPAN - LOPUD via KOLOČEP
Embark the local boat to the green island of Koločep .We start our walk from Donje Čelo 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 Čelo. After lunch, relax on the beach and return to Donje Čelo where we take local boat to Lopud.

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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.

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DAY 7 LOPUD ISLAND
A morning crossing on the local pathway to the other side of the island to the sandy beach where we make a hort stop for coffee or drink. Optional swimming and sunbathing before we continue our walk, passing the ancient church of Gospa od Šunja, and on the walking pathway through the pine forest back to Lopud.
The sandy beach of Šunj Bay on Lopud’s Southern side is the most popular beach of Dubrovnik surroundings.

departure

DAY 8 DEPARTURE DAY
Depart from Dubrovnik for the airport and flight home.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 1 night accommodation in hotel*** in Dubrovnik
  • 6 nights accommodation in private guesthouses
  • 7 breakfasts, 2 dinners and 1 lunch in local restaurants
  • Transfers by minivan and boat with assistance
  • Guide service

Not Included:

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


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 2018RATE PER PERSON
JUNE 23 715,00
AUGUST 26 715,00
SEPTEMBER 16, 23 715,00

 

Minimum number of participants: 4

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


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