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Croatia's Dalmatian Coast to Montenegro Family Multi-Adventure Tour – Older Teens & 20s

Bike
Walk/Hike
Kayak

From Historic Split to Dubrovnik & the Bay of Kotor

From $4,698 - $5,048 pp dbl. occ. | 6 days / 5 nights

(+$1,410 for sgl. occ.)

Two distinct countries. Each with its own culture, tradition, landscape. What unites them? Miles and miles of untouched Adriatic coast. Bike along its shores with your family. See it glittering in the distance on mountain hikes. Learn its history. The common ground between Croatia and Montenegro is not ground at all, but water.

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Croatia & Montenegro

Start Split / End Tivat

Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro Map

Highlights

  • Explore the tiled and turreted city of Dubrovnik, the ancient and fascinating “Pearl of the Adriatic,” on two wheels
  • Enjoy crisp local wines, delicious farm-to-table cuisine and incredibly fresh Croatian seafood
  • Hike above Kotor, a charming medieval village, for breathtaking panoramic views of Montenegro's coast and mountains
  • Kayak or paddleboard in the crystal-clear waters of the Bay of Kotor, a World Heritage site
Croatia & Montenegro

Start Split / End Tivat

Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro Map

Itinerary

Days 1-2 Witness the vast beauty of the Dalmatian Coast on a journey from Split to Korčula Island | Spin along the southern coast of Korčula past vineyards, olive groves and quaint villages | Enjoy a morning boat ride to the windy town of Viganj for a hike to the summit of St. Elias, the highest point of the Pelješac Peninsula | Take part in a tour of historic Korčula Town, on one of the most verdant islands in the Adriatic.

Day 3 Pedal through the wine-growing region of the Pelješac Peninsula, from inland villages to the vast blue coast | Savor some of the best locally sourced seafood in Croatia | Explore the World Heritage site of Dubrovnik, with its turrets, spires and red-tiled roofs.

Days 4-6 The Konavle region, on the southernmost tip of Croatia, provides plentiful views of mountains and the sea | Bike across the border to Montenegro and the coastal town of Tivat, whose rocky mountains are dotted with cypress, fig, olive, cedar and pine trees | Hike in the shadows of Mount Lovćen along the wondrous and vast Bay of Kotor, a World Heritage site | Explore the winding cobbled streets, charming squares, medieval churches and aristocratic mansions of Kotor | Finish your adventure with a kayak excursion on the bay's sapphire waters.

The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.

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2018 August

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Gather your favorite people to share a Backroads adventure on a ready-to-book Private Trip - featuring all the legendary Backroads hallmarks from expert leaders to unforgettable activities. You can pick from a large selection of dates for your group of 8 or more. Call us for date availability. If your party has fewer than 8 guests, or if your preferred date is not available, we'll create a departure just for you.

2018 Private Trip Pricing
  • 10 or more guests: from $4,698 pp dbl occ
  • 8 - 9 guests: from $5,198 pp dbl occ
  • 6 - 7 guests: from $7,298 pp dbl occ
  • 4 - 5 guests: from $8,298 pp dbl occ
  • 2 - 3 guests: from $9,998 pp dbl occ

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Prices

From $4,698 - $5,048 pp dbl. occ.
6 days / 5 nights

(+$1,410 for sgl. occ.)

Traveling with Kids

Premiere Hotels

Lesci Dimitri Palace
Lešić Dimitri Palace

Korčula Town (2 nights)

Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik
Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik (1 night)

Regent Porto Montenegro
Regent Porto Montenegro

Tivat (2 nights)

Activity Level

This trip is rated Levels 2-4

What's Included

Services and equipment are included.

Why Backroads

Why Travel with Backroads in Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro

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Premiere Hotels

Accommodations may vary based on departure date. Any difference from what is listed below can be found by clicking on your desired date on the View Scheduled Dates or Private Dates tabs.

Lesci Dimitri Palace

Lešić Dimitri Palace

Korčula Town (2 nights)

This hotel in the heart of old town elegantly celebrates the marriage between old and new.  A Relais & Châteaux member. (spa)

Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik

Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik (1 night)

Located just outside the old town gates with plentiful amenities and a history of entertaining dignitaries and celebrities. (pool)

Regent Porto Montenegro

Regent Porto Montenegro

Tivat (2 nights)

With design inspired by the Venetian Renaissance, this luxurious hotel boasts superb views of the marina. (pool, spa)

This Trip Is Rated Levels 2-4

Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. We know your pace may vary from one day to the next—and your traveling companion's may differ somewhat from yours. So we present a range of mileage options, and each day you decide exactly what and how much you want to do.

Daily Route Options (drag to see full )

Daily Route Options
Day Activity EASYGOING ACTIVE AVID
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5
miles feet gain miles feet gain miles feet gain miles feet gain miles feet gain
1 Biking 10* 300 15 1200 25 2000
2 Walking/Hiking 4 500 5 1200 7 1600
Other Korcula Town Walking Tour (1 Hour)
3 Biking 15* 700 20* 1800 30 1700 35 3000
Other Dubrovnik Walking Tour (1.5 Hours)
4 Biking 20* 1800 30* 1500 45 3700 60 4000
5 Walking/Hiking 6 1300 6* 1500 9 1500
6 Kayaking on the Bay of Kotor (1.5 Hours)
 

Note:

* Includes shuttle.

Learn more about how we determine our activity level and fully support a range of abilities and interests.

Please note that our distance and elevation figures come from Ride with GPS. Other sources (such as Map My Ride and Garmin devices) may give differing elevation figures due to different GPS and mapping technologies. Readings from a Garmin or a smart phone are influenced by other factors such as air pressure.

Meals

All breakfasts, 6 lunches, 4 dinners

Available Bike Options

The key to a stellar day’s ride is a bike that’s perfectly in tune with your cycling style… Backroads has you covered with the best bike fleet in the world! Read on for your available bike options for this trip or view our full bike fleet in further detail.

Backroads Titanium Bikes (Included in your trip price)

Our custom-built titanium bikes are specially designed for you—and we offer different models for varied terrain so your bike is ideally suited to the region. Our custom-made bikes are included in your trip price.

Touring Bike (Included)

For trips departing before 4/15/18, please see available bike options here.

Also Included

  • Expertise and services of our experienced Trip Leaders
  • Snacks and beverages between meals
  • Additional guides and experts from the region on many trips
  • Van shuttles to support a variety of route options
  • Comprehensive Travel Planner with detailed pre-trip information
  • Private guided tours at museums, historic sites, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the Travel Planner
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Special events, including wine tastings and other select attractions as mentioned in the Travel Planner
  • On biking and multi-adventure trips, use of fully equipped Backroads titanium bike plus helmet and accessories
  • Trailercycles, carriers, and kid-sized helmets for Family Trips
  • Equipment and experienced guides for kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, sailing and canoeing as described
  • Park and other entry fees
  • Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the Travel Planner
  • Select coach transfers
  • Baggage transfers and porterage

Get the Straight Talk about This Trip

We want to make sure you're on the right trip and that you have the best experience possible. Every Backroads trip is unique and this one is no exception.

Shuttles

To bring you to our favorite parts of the Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro, we make liberal use of shuttles and boats on this trip. So although you'll ride in a shuttle or boat on most days, consider it an opportunity to view some spectacular scenery while resting your legs in preparation for your next activity.

Why Travel with Backroads in Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro

There's No Guidebook for This

Only Backroads offers an active travel experience linking four UNESCO-protected cities: Split, Korcula, Durbrovnik and Kotor. It helps that our Trip Expert is Croatian and knows the ins and out of places you won't find in any travel guide – including arranging our exclusive access to Hotel Lesic Dimitri, a nine-room luxury retreat built into the stone walls of Korcula.

More Leaders to Support You

On our Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro trips we have an extra leader supporting you along the road and trail—for a total of three, compared to the industry standard two. So we can be in more places at once, giving personal attention to guests traveling at their own pace. Here's more on our Trip Leaders.

Kids Who Aren't Kids Anymore

Only Backroads offers active trips in Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro designed for families with older teens and 20s. These trips are aimed at you and the amazingly grownup members of your clan—whether they're almost high school grads, already in college or further along. Find out more in this blog post.

Everyone at Their Own Pace

We design and support our Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro trips to suit mixed abilities and varied interests—so you can set your own pace, then change things up as the day unfolds. And all guests are free to do the same, traveling together or apart, with no one cramping anyone else's style. Which sounds easy in theory, but it's hard to pull off. Here's more on how we do it.

Your Trip Will Run. Period.

Under our Book with Confidence policy, your Backroads trip will run even for a single family of three or four people, subject to a nominal extra fee. Or transfer to another trip, and we'll give you a credit. It's all part of our trademark commitment to treating guests with integrity, transparency and total accountability. Read all the details.

Only the Best Hotels

On this trip featuring Premiere Hotels, you can count on the best lodgings Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro has to offer. In fact, the hotels we've chosen in this region have higher retail room rates than those offered by any other active travel company—even when their trips cost more.

Your Trip Will Run. Period.

Under our Book with Confidence policy, your Backroads trip will run even for one or two people (or a family of three or four), subject to a nominal extra fee. Or transfer to another trip, and we'll give you a credit. It's all part of our trademark commitment to treating guests with integrity, transparency and total accountability. Read all the details.

The Best Leaders in Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro

Backroads has the best-qualified people to lead your trip in Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro, and our guests back that up, rating our Trip Leaders an average of 9.75 out of 10 for all-around quality of performance. Get the facts (and no fluff) on how we recruit and develop the very best people for your trip.

In Europe Since 1988

Backroads has been welcoming active travelers to Europe since before the Berlin Wall came down. Today it's virtually our second home. We know the perfect roads and trails, the most scenic valleys and hilltop towns, the hidden churches and gem-like museums, the up-and-coming vintners and celebrated chefs—and, of course, all the best places to stay.

We've Set the Standard

For nearly four decades we've worked to earn and maintain our right to call Backroads the world's #1 active travel company. In pursuing that vision on behalf of our guests, we believe we've set the standard for our industry—captured in the Backroads Quality Guide, which clearly sets out the benchmarks of excellence, choice and support that we live by

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Straight Talk

We want to make sure you're on the right trip and that you have the best experience possible. Every Backroads trip is unique and this one is no exception.

Shuttles

To bring you to our favorite parts of the Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro, we make liberal use of shuttles and boats on this trip. So although you'll ride in a shuttle or boat on most days, consider it an opportunity to view some spectacular scenery while resting your legs in preparation for your next activity.
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