Hike & Cruise Dalmatia

27.01.2022., Thursday

Active Cruise

Explore amazing coastlines, towns and old villages; hike the historic islands; climb some high peaks and relax on the beaches; eat delicious local food and try robust, local wines.

Active Cruise, Walk & Hike Dalmatia

SATURDAY check in at 11:00 h from Split harbour; Departure at 13:00h
-  Walk & hike cruise with professional guide. Recommended equipment hiking shoes, backpack, extra clothes, rain/sun protection.
-  Participant agrees to abide to the decisions and instructions given by the guide who reserves the right in changing the itinerary according to weather conditions

Day 1  SPLIT - SUPETAR (L, D)
Check-in and departure at 13h. Lunch during the journey to island of Brač and time to meet fellow passengers and the crew. Upon arrival in Supetar, hiking tour for warming up! Supetar is the island’s capital and It’s the only city on the island, developing fast in the past few years. It’s the administrative, transportation, and cultural center of the island Brač. And much more! Overnight in Supetar

Day 2 SUPETAR MAKARSKA   (B,L,D)
HIKE: Vošac - Sveti Jure – Voša
Length: 11 km  |  Duration: 3,5 h  |  Total ascend: 550 m
Highest point: 1762 m  |  Difficulty level: 3/5
Breakfast during sail from Supetar to Makarska with panoramic cruise at the foot of the mountain Biokovo - the biggest, the hardest and the most beautiful mountain in Dalmatia. After arrival to Makarska, transfer to the mountain hut 'Pod Vošcem' where starts our hiking tour to the highest peak of Biokovo, and at the same time the second-highest Croatian peak - Sveti Jure (1762 m). In the close vicinity of the hut is the peak Vošac (1422 m) with beautiful and unforgettable views on the whole Makarska riviera, Omiš, Split and also the island of Brač, Hvar, Korčula, Lastovo and Pelješac peninsula. We continue further, a little uphill then little downhill and so on to the mountain hut. There is a telecommunication tower in the vicinity as well as the peak Sveti Jure, but the climb to the top is secured by rope. After relaxing and enjoying the view of the mainland, the sea and the islands, we go the same way back to the mountain hut and further with transfer to Makarska.

Day 3  MAKARSKA - POMENA (MLJET) (B, L)
Length: 13 km  |  Duration: 3,5 h  |  Total ascend: 350 m
Highest point: 235 m  |  Difficulty level: 2/5
Morning sail towards the lush green island of Mljet. Breakfast during cruise and enjoy the views of Hvar island, Pelješac peninsula and Korčula island. Arrival at Pomena, lunch on board and afternoon walking tour on National park Mljet, the oldest National park on the Mediterranean. Entrance fee to be paid on the spot -20 EUR per person. The main reason why Mljet is proclaimed a national park is definitely its two connected saltwater lakes, rich flora and a unique appearance of the coast, cliffs, rocks and numerous islets. Hike tour to the peak Montokuc (235m) with the wonderful view of the whole Mljet archipelago and neighbouring islands. In return, refreshment in salt lakes. Possibility of Captain's dinner on board. Overnight in Pomena

Day 4  POMENA (MLJET) - PELJEŠAC - KORČULA (B, L, D)
Length: 16 km  |  Duration: 6 h  |  Total ascend: 1100 m
Highest point: 960 m  |  Difficulty level: 4/5
Before breakfast, cruise towards Pelješac peninsula with the dominant peak of Sveti Ilija (960m). Start of hiking tour from Orebić. Easy climbing to Ruskovići village and then further by a well-built and well-kept hiking path. The trail goes through a pine forest, but also some parts are very steep so caution is necessary. After approx. 3 hours of hiking we reach the peak, which is one of the widest and the most beautiful viewpoint in the Croatian mountains. Descend to Orebić taking the less steep path with a wonderful view of the archipelago of Korčula town. Arrival to Orebić, boarding the ship and short cruise to Korčula town. Dinner on board and overnight.

Day 5  KORČULA - VELA LUKA (KORČULA) (B, L, D)
HIKE: Vela Luka - Hum - Vela spilja - Vela Luka
Length: 10 km  |  Duration: 3,5 h  |  Total ascend: 480 m
Highest point: 376 m  |  Difficulty level: 2/5
After spending the night in Marco Polo's town, cruise to the other side of the island - to Vela Luka. Walking tour to the hinterland, first to the hill Hum (376m). Climbing the trail, it gradually opens your eyes to Vela Luka bay and then to the sea and neighbouring islands, even to the coast of Italy. During the Austria-Hungarian governance, the fort was built here. After Hum, return to Vela Luka and continue to the cave Vela Špilja - one of the most important archaeological prehistoric localities in Europe. Entrance into the cave is 1 to 10 meters wide, 4 m high, facing the south with a wonderful view of the bay and the islets. Return to the port and overnight in Vela Luka.

Day 6  VELA LUKA (KORČULA) - STARI GRAD (HVAR) (B, L, D)
HIKE: Sveta Nedilja - Sveti Nikola - Stari Grad
Length: 15 km  |  Duration: 6 h  |  Total ascend: 680 m
Highest point: 628 m  |  Difficulty level: 4/5
Breakfast and cruise to the longest Croatian island - Hvar. Arrival at the Sveta Nedija village, disembark from the ship and start of hiking tour to Saint Nicholas (628m), the highest peak of the island. Ascend by road and then macadam path through the numerous vineyards. There is a cross at the edge of the cliff and the neighbouring chapel of Saint Nicholas after which the name of the peak comes from. Descend to the other side of the island by a less steep path, towards Stari Grad. We go through the Stari Grad field - well preserved ancient land division which dates from Greek times. There is a system of paths and plots. Dinner on board and overnight in the harbour of Stari Grad.

Day 7  STARI GRAD (HVAR) - BOL (BRAČ) - SPLIT (B, L, D)
HIKE: Bol - Vidova gora – Bol – Split
Length: 12 km  |  Duration: 3,5 h  |  Total ascend: 850 m
Highest point: 780 m  |  Difficulty level: 3/5
Last active day in the week we start with sailing from Stari Grad to Bol with the goal of conquering the highest peak of all Adriatic islands - Vidova Gora (780m). Breakfast during the sail. Start of the hiking tour in Bol. There’s a paved road through the place and then the attractive built hiking path to the plateau of Vidova Gora. Arrive to the top with the stunning view of the neighbouring island of Hvar, Vis, Korčula and Pelješac but also of the world-famous beach The Golden Horn. After relax time, descend the same way back to Bol, boarding the ship and cruise towards Split during lunch. Free afternoon for exploring the town of Diocletian. Overnight in Split.

Day 8  SPLIT (B)
An early breakfast before your final goodbyes to new friends and the crew.

* B - breakfast; L - lunch; D - dinner

TRADITIONAL ENSUITE VESSELS
Wooden vessels featuring air-conditioned cabins with private shower/toilet, mostly bunk beds, air-conditioned salon.
Included services: Continental breakfasts, three-course lunches (6x full board & 1x half board), professional guide, complimentary water, free WIFI.

TRADITIONAL VESSELS
Charming wooden vessels, cabins with washbasin and bunk beds. Shared showers/toilettes on deck, air-conditioned salon, cabins do not have A/C.
Included services: continental breakfasts, three-course lunches or dinner, professional guide,  complimentary water, free WIFI.

PACKAGE PRICE PER PERSON IN 2022

 TRADITIONAL

  OCT 1

 Traditional Ensuite

 Upper / Main deck

455 EUR

 Traditional Ensuite

 Lower deck

 425 EUR

 Traditional

 Upper / Main deck

 395 EUR

 Traditional

 Lower deck

 370 EUR

SWIMMING BREAKS: In good weather and depending on timings we will have regular stops for swimming while the ship anchors in secluded bays approximately 20-30 metres from the beach or after the hike and before our departure to the next island.

HIKE ROUTE: The length of the daily hiking routes is estimated and relies on the latest local information. This depends on various detours or shortcuts that can be made en route. Sailing and hiking routes may be changed on the spot due to weather conditions and the ability of the respective hikers on board. Departure depends on the program.

FOOD:  Breakfast, lunch or packed lunch (depending on the daily program) and dinner on board. During the hiking routes, we will recommend stops at local restaurants where you can sample the local specialities. These meals are not included in the price of the trip and are to be paid for on the spot.

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