Croatia: Islands & Mountains

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4.8 Based on 25 Reviews
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-7919
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Ends Zadar, Croatia
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Walk idyllic coastal and mountain routes
  • Discover the Unesco-listed town of Dubrovnik
  • Experience the wilderness of Krka and Paklenica national parks
The "Croatia: Islands & Mountains" trip starts from Dubrovnik and ends in Zadar. It is a countryside and village visits trip that takes 8 days taking you through Makarska, Zadar, Krka National Park and 6 other destinations in Croatia. "Croatia: Islands & Mountains" is a guided small group trip that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Enjoy the very best of Croatia: the coast and islands, the beautiful towns, near-perfect national parks and spectacular mountains. Starting in the fascinating Unesco-badged city of Dubrovnik, we begin our journey along the coast where the crystal-clear sea forms the backdrop for many of our early walks, followed by the peaceful sound of waterfalls as we head into the national parks of Paklenica and Krka. Here we have a chance to visit Skradinski buk waterfalls and enjoy walks through spectacular gorges, forests and mountain scenery.
  • Day 1: Start Dubrovnik
  • Day 2: Walk from Gornji Obod to Strazisce Peak; transfer to Dubrovnik, explore the old town
  • Day 3: Transfer up the coast to the Biokovo Massif; walk above the town of Makarska; transfer to Bol on the island of Brac
  • Day 4: Climb Vidova Gora for views over Bol and Zlatni Rat, the Golden Beach; afternoon to relax on the beach
  • Day 5: Catch the ferry to Split and explore the old town before transferring to Krka National Park; visit the Skradinski Buk waterfalls
  • Day 6: Velika Paklenica National Park gorge walk via Ramici Village
  • Day 7: Another day in Paklenica National Park; walk to a meadow beneath Bojin Kuk peak before returning to Starigrad Paklenica in the afternoon
  • Day 8: End Zadar Airport
  • All accommodation
  • All breakfasts
  • All transport and listed activities
  • Free group arrival and departure transfers available
  • Tour leader throughout
  • Travel insurance
  • Single accommodation (available from)
  • Visas or vaccinations
  • Local bus tickets in Dubrovnik
4.8 - Excellent
Based on 25 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Jun 20 2019
5 - Excellent
Excellent way to visit Croatia
The previous reviews say it all, a great way to experience Croatia. I had already visited Dubrovnik and Split so for me the mountain hikes were what I enjoyed most especially those in the Paklenica National Park. On the Thursday... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Jun 14 2019
5 - Excellent
Croatia: Islands and Mountains
A fine mix of culture- Dubrovnik and Split, with daily walks. Brac was a sample of Dalmatia's islands and Bol was both a quiet characterful resort, and ferry port. The long linking distances were made in a comfortable mini bus... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Jun 01 2019
5 - Excellent
Croatia holiday
Good walking, good food and accommodation, good leader, convivial group. Sight seeing was considered to be a little rushed (so we booked a few extra days in Dubrovnik, Split and Zadar on our own)
  • Anonymous
  • On Oct 23 2018
5 - Excellent
Amazing 7-Day Tour of Croatia
I highly recommend this tour if you want to see the Dalmatian Coast and Croatias mountainous terrain. I have never visited Croatia so I was eager to see the big cities-Dubrovnik and Split-but I also wanted to hike in Croatias... Read more
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Croatia: Islands & Mountains tour. You can cancel the tour up to 93 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 92 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 25 May 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 25 May 2024, a deposit of 25% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 92 days before trip departure.

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Croatia: Islands & Mountains tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Croatia: Islands & Mountains tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Group sizes are kept small to maintain a low risk ‘small group bubble’, with an average of 10 guests in each group.
  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • All travellers will be required to be fully vaccinated no less than two weeks prior to travel.
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