Zagreb Short Break

“We travel not to escape life,
but for life not to escape us.” – Anonymous

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Explore and experience Croatian capital city and it’s surroundings in this unique multi-sport adventure.

The tour starts with relaxed cycling trough the city center, the next day is dedicated to kayaking just 10 minutes from the city center, and the last day you will refill your lungs with fresh air while hiking on Medvednica mountain above Zagreb.

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4 Days / 3 Nights

Zagreb

€405,00

Activity Level: 2/5

Trip program

Day 1

Welcome to Zagreb

First we’ll transfer you from the Zagreb Airport to your accommodation and check you into our guesthouse. After briefing, we’ll take a city tour by bike where we will show you our Old Town and tell you facts about Zagreb’s history. Later we’ll have dinner and leisure time to explore the city of Zagreb.

  • Overnight: Zagreb
  • Daily Activity: 3 hours
  • Cycling Distance: 15 km
Day 2

Jarun – Sea of Zagreb

After breakfast we’ll make a visit to the best known and favorite recreational site in Zagreb, where we will try our hands in kayaking across the “Sea of Zagreb”. Later on, we will take a break for lunch in one of the many restaurants situated immediate near the lake where we’ll enjoy the rich local cuisine.

After lunch and a short break we’ll return to the guesthouse where you’ll enjoy your leisure time for sightseeing. In the evening, we will have dinner in the center of the city and afterwards make plan to explore the nightlife of Zagreb, which is optional.

  • Overnight: Zagreb
  • Daily activity: 4 hours of paddling
  • Paddling distance: 12 km
Day 3

Medvednica – Lungs of Zagreb

After breakfast we’ll head for a hike through the forest to the top of the mountain Medvednica, following a famous mountain route which many citizens of Zagreb use to maintain a healthy lifestyle for centuries. As a reward, we’ll get to have traditionally prepared lunch in one of the many known mountain lodges.

A return to the accommodation is planned to happen in the afternoon hours, when we’ll go exploring secret sites throughout the center of the city.

  • Overnight: Zagreb
  • Daily activity: 6 hours of hiking
  • Paddling distance: 15 km
Day 4

Departure

After lunch we’ll take a walk through the Maksimir park, which is optional and depending on your departure time. Zagreb ZOO is situated in the park, and you can visit it if there is enough time. Afterwards, we’ll transfer you to the Zagreb Airport.

  • Overnight:
  • Daily activity: Depending on departure time

Tour details

  • Departure city: Zagreb
  • Thursday to Sunday
  • 3 nights in Zagreb
  • Difficulty level: low
  • Experience level: low
  • Daily activity: 3-6h
  • Number of participants: min 4 - max 16
  • Suggested minimum age: 8
  • Health conditions and limitations: none

Accomodation

Private guesthouse on the islands are licensed and approved for tourists. Rooms are typically shared, with two people per room. Rooms are simple, comfortable, and clean, with private bathroom, bed linens, and towels.

Guesthouses are conveniently located. Everything is within walking distance. Hotel accommodation is also available on request.

How to pack?

The key to staying comfortable while on an active trip is layering. To get maximum comfort with minimum weight, you need versatile layers that mix and match to create the right amount of insulation, ventilation and weather protection.

This gear list below has been created to help you in choosing your equipment for the trips. Try to bring only what is necessary, this will help you and the field staff.

Provided gear

  • Kayaks
  • Paddles
  • Life jackets
  • Dry bags
  • Group first aid kit

Your checklist

  • Swimwear
  • Sun hat
  • Bottle of water
  • Footwear: water sandals /
    shoes for kayaking / flip-flops
  • Sunglasses (with retainer strap)
  • Sunblock and lip balm
  • Lightweight towel

Optional accessories

  • Cycling and/or padded gloves
  • Camera & accessories
  • Waterproof camera for kayaking
Day 1

Welcome to Zagreb

First we’ll transfer you from the Zagreb Airport to your accommodation and check you into our guesthouse. After briefing, we’ll take a city tour by bike where we will show you our Old Town and tell you facts about Zagreb’s history.

Day 2

Jarun – Sea of Zagreb

After breakfast we’ll make a visit to the best known and favorite recreational site in Zagreb, where we will try our hands in kayaking across the “Sea of Zagreb”.

Day 3

Medvednica – Lungs of Zagreb

After breakfast we’ll head for a hike through the forest to the top of the mountain Medvednica, following a famous mountain route which many citizens of Zagreb use to maintain a healthy lifestyle for centuries.

Day 4

Departure

After lunch we’ll take a walk through the Maksimir park, which is optional and depending on your departure time. Afterwards, we’ll transfer you to the Zagreb Airport.

Included in price

  • 3 nights accommodation in  private guesthouses
  • Transfers by minivan
  • English speaking professional kayak guide
  • Bicycle
  • Nordic walk poles
  • Kayaks with equipment
  • Dry bags
  • 3 breakfasts
  • 1 dinner
  • 1 lunch

Not included in price

  • Drinks
  • Additional meals

Included in price

  • 4 nights accommodation in  private guesthouses
  • Transfers by minivan
  • English speaking professional kayak guide
  • Snorkeling gear
  • Kayaks with equipment
  • Dry bags
  • 4 breakfasts
  • 1 dinner
  • 1 lunch

Not included in price

  • Drinks
  • Additional meals
Rate per person
€400,00
$460,00
£360,00
2.960,00 HRK
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