Costa Rica Traverse

The trip was an amazing experience. As expected it was physically tough but worth every drop of sweat and mud (no blood fortunately). For me personally, I found the heat hard to adjust to. I expected us to benefit from the shade of the rainforest more than we did and I guess going from a Scottish winter to an equatorial country didn't help. Having said that it didn't detract from my enjoyment, just made it harder work. We were also lucky because all 13 of us got on very well and it was a good mix of people. A special mention has to go to the guides and Danny in particular. I remember when we did the Cycling in the Andes that the guides were good but Danny was excellent. As well as being extraordinarily fit and knowledgeable about adventure stuff he was passionate about Costa Rica, it's environment and future. He had a great sense of humour and as if all that weren't enough he and his team were superb cooks. Although this wasn't everyone's idea of a relaxing holiday I came home envigorated and motivated with stacks of energy - apart from having to negotiate Terminal 5 on it's second day of chaos! I've already been on your website looking for the next potential challenge, if only work didn't get in the way.


J Dunthorne | UK
 
 

Dubrovnik and the Dalmatian Coast - Deluxe

George Bernard Shaw said 'those who seek paradise on Earth should come to Dubrovnik', also describing it as 'the pearl of the Adriatic'. With its impressive old town and dominating position on the Adriatic coast, the city is visually stunning and deserving of both Shaw's remarks and its UNESCO World Heritage status. Based on a deluxe boat, the trip begins in Dubrovnik where time is set aside to explore the narrow streets and lively town. Extending westerly into the Mediterranean, the islands of southern Dalmatia are best explored by bike. Highlights include visiting the islands of Korcula and Mljet. This trip also includes an excursion across the Bosnian border to the beautiful historic town of Mostar.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrival and guided tour of Dubrovnik, overnight at Gruž, a port in the city
DAY 2 Cycle on the island of Šipan and Mljet (11 + 25km / 7 + 15.5mi)
DAY 3 Cruise to Lastovo, discover the island by bike (28km / 17.5mi)
DAY 4 Cruise to Korcula, cycle from Vela Luka to Prigradica, cruise to Gradac, optional cycle (20 + 25km / 12.5 + 15.5mi)
DAY 5 Excursion to Mostar
DAY 6 Cruise to Korcula Island, cycle to Korcula town (50km / 31mi)
DAY 7 By boat to Prapratno on the mainland, cycle to Slano then cruise to Dubrovnik (30km / 18.5mi)
DAY 8 Trip concludes

traveller reviews

Excellent well organised trip. The boat, the food, the crew and our guides were all great. The riding was quite hard in part due to the high temperatures we encountered but our guides were very patient and encouraging.

K. Ovens. Daglish, WA. Australia

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Trip Code: UDD
Trip Grading: Moderate
Duration:  8 days
Activities:  Cruising Cycling
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Electric Bike Supplement US $110
deck level twin cabin supplement US $170
single cabin supplement below deck US $730
deck level single cabin supplement US $1020
H high season surcharge US $230
M mid season surcharge US $120

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