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Bike & hike

By foot or by wheels, we will show you the best kept secrets of Dalmatia. Our bike&hike package is unique combination for active holiday you will never forget. We will show you most beautiful parts of Dalmatia, from iconic Velebit and Dinara mountains in the north to the unforgettable singletracks along Adriatic coast.

This unique package offers you three days of mountain biking and two magnificent hiking trails. Add a visit to Krka national park on your free day, and the perfect week is there!

We will show you trails you will never forget, fill you with adrenaline, take you to unique mountain tops, and offer you the best of our traditional mediterranean cuisine. We will make sure that you have a holiday to remember.

Together we will explore the beauties of amazing Croatian nature and culture and find out why it is considered one of the most attractive destinations in Mediterranean. Our team of professionals will make sure that you enjoy a holidays to remember.

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7 day guided tours

2,999 euro

all inclusive

Itinerary
DAY 1.  Saturday – Arrival

Self-organized arrival to our hotel or VIP transfer for you and your bike from Split or Zadar airport. After you settle in your room, in the evening you will meet your hosts and tour guides. Our team will brief you about all the details of your stay, check your bikes, and get them ready for the days to come. We will learn more about each other during welcome drink and dinner in our hotel.

DAY 2.  Sunday – bike

After breakfast you will have enough time to prepare yourself and your bike for our first ride. Usually, day one is an easy one, as we use this ride to check your skills and fitness, so the group can feel each other. We will cruise along the gravel roads and singletracks along the coast, without any mayor climbs on our way. After the ride you will enjoy a tasty lunch in our hotel and have a freetime for yourself afterwards. In the evening it is time for unique gastro experience. We will visit one of traditional dalmatian households for dinner which will show you the mediterranean as it once was.

DAY 3.  Monday – hike

Monday is our first hiking day. After breakfast and preparations, you will explore the beauties of rocky Dalmatia. One thing is for sure, no matter which trail we choose, it will leave you breathless. Walking through such beauty will surely make you hungry, so lunch with seafood or meat specialties is the best option to give you back the strength. In the afternoon you can rest a little bit, or enjoy a walk along Vodice. In the evening we will enjoy the local specialties that can be tried only in Dalmatia and nowhere else.

DAY 4.   Tuesday – bike

We are back on the bike again! Day four offers a longest ride, so called queen stage of your “Tour of Dalmatia”. This is the most demanding ride in your week, as we will cover a lot of distance, gain some serious altitude, and descend some technical downhills as well. But remember, climbing means a lot of stunning views as well, and these views you will never forget. Delicious lunch at the local restaurant with local specialties  is a logical ending of this ride. Use the rest of the day for the afternoon nap or relax by hotel’s pool. In the evening we’ll have the new episode of unique gastro experiences in one of the local restaurants.

DAY 5. Wednesday – free day

No serious action today, but that doesn’t mean you will stay in the hotel. You will sleep a little longer though, but after breakfast we have prepared an excursion to the famous Krka waterfalls, one of the most popular Croatian national  parks. Tasty lunch is also included, and in the afternoon it is time to explore the beauties of old town of Šibenik. After the tour you will have some free time for shopping and then we get back to hotel for dinner.

DAY 6.   Thursday – hike

After energizing breakfast, we are heading north. It is time you meet hikers paradise, Paklenica national park. Beauty of Velebit mountain is well known in the world, and Paklenica hides some of it’s most beautiful trails. Terrain will change a little bit, but the beauty of the views will remain the same. After the hike be ready for a lot of different dalmatian specialties during lunch. You will probably be full until dinner time, but that doesn’t mean we will skip dinner in our hotel.

DAY 7.  Friday – bike

Morning routine stays the same, and for the last riding day we will explore some attractive trails near Šibenik. You will enjoy riding through the largest vineyards in Dalmatia with beautiful view of Šibenik’s islands. In the end we will ride along the promenade through channel of St. Ante which offers some unforgettable views of the old town of Šibenik. Afterwards, dalmatian delicacies are on the menu again, this time in one of traditional “konoba”. Use your last afternoon for one more walk through the Vodice and prepare for a farewell dinner party.

DAY. 8  Saturday – Departure

Today is departure day. Enjoy the exquisite breakfast for one last time, and afterwards we will arrange  a transfer to the airport for you.


„Dalmatian trails“ itineraries may be subject to slight route changes, hotel substitutions, and other modifications.

Pricing

Our bike packages are organized as all inclusive  based on two sharing room in HP hotel accommodation.

Price includes:

  • 7 nights’ accommodation in 4* hotel
  • all of your meals, that means 7 breakfasts in your hotel and 7 lunches and 7  dinners in your hotel, local restaurants or rural households (depending on itinerary)
  • transfers from airport (Split or Zadar)
  • local, professional and experienced bike guides
  • logistical or mechanical support during and after your rides
  • guided excursion to national park Krka (on ride-free day)
  • van support and luggage transfers
  • daily refreshments, various soft drinks and snacks

Price excludes:

  • single room supplement  350 euro / 7 nights
  • international/ domestic flights
  • alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
  • bike rental – we can arrange bike hire for you
  • travel and activity insurance
  • transfer from Zagreb airport (can be arranged upon your request)
  • tips or any kind of gratuities
Preparing yourself

Our tours are intended for real mtb lovers and they do require a certain degree of stamina. To fully enjoy yourself while on a bike tour, you should be in good
health and good form. Please read our fitness and skill levels explanation carefully before making any bookings.

Also, our tours are quite demanding for your bike as well. Preparing your bike is very important. For this tour we recommend a good quality hardtail or full-suspension MTB bike with 100 to120 mm travel front or rear and with tubeless tyres. Terrain is very rocky and some flats will be unavoidable, but please be prepare for them. It is also necessary to carry spare parts and bicycle equipment listed here.

EQUIPMENT LIST
  • Bike helmet,
  • Bike shoes,
  • Bike thermo jacket ( winter and autumn period)
  • Bike thermo pants (winter and autumn period)
  • Bike gloves x 2 pairs (long finger, not fingerless)
  • Bike glasses
  • Long-sleeved base layers ( 2 pairs)
  • Functional undershirt ( 2 pairs)
  • Functional underpants ( 2 pairs)
  • Waterproof / windstoper jacket or vest
  • Jersey / trousers ( 2 pairs in summer and spring)
  • Overshoes (winter and autumn)
  • Socks
  • Arm / leg warmers ( autumn and spring)
  • Buff
  • Backpack with hydration system (Camelbak) or drinks bottle x 2
  • Multifunctional Tools
  • Tubeless tyres  / we strongly recommend
  • Quick link connector for your chain
  • Tubes x 2 pieces
  • chain lube
  • hanger for rear derailleurs specific for your bike
  • brake pads specific for you brakes x 2 pairs
  • tyre lever x 2 pieces
  • tubeless repair kit
  • mini pump or CO₂ pump + CO₂ cartridges x2 pieces
FOR HIKING
  • Good hiking waterproof boots
  • Windstopper jacket (depend on the season)
  • 35 litre backpack or bigger
  • Long and short sleeve base layers (2 pairs)
  • Socks
  • Drinks bottle
  • Raincoat
  • Gloves
  • First aid kit
  • Cap
  • Sun protection cream
Skill and fitness levels

This is our grading system for fitness and skill.  We assemble groups based on fitness and skills level, so please read this carefully, before making any reservations. Make sure that you book right level for yourself.  As this grading system is a general guide, feel free to contact us if you are unsure of where do you fit in.

EASY – This is an entry level.  If you You have average fitness and are capable of riding 1,5-2 hours a day at a relaxed pace this is a level for you. This means that you should be able to handle one or two easy climbs of up to 200 vertical metres during your daily ride. You exercise 1-2 per week for minimum 45 minutes. Easy level doesnt require special technical skills , as we will choose some of easier trails for you. However, Dalmatia is rocky, and be prepare for it.

MEDIUM – This is a level for those who train a little bit more. This means that you are able to ride for  2-3 hours a day at a moderate pace with several short breaks, over a few days. You’re capable of climbing up to 500 vertical metres  in a day and you exercise on average at least 3-4 hours per week. Your technical skills are quite good, which means that you can cycle on technical off-road trails with rocks, roots,  descents and small drops with control and consistency.

HARD – Title says it all: you are real mountain biker,  capable of riding at a moderate pace for an average of 3-4 hours  each day. You can handle moderate climbs up to 750 m vertical metres in a day. You exercise on average 6 hours per week. Your technical skills are quite excellent and and you are confident in riding all types of terrain and distances.You can descend technical steeps, and climb technical single-track.

Accomodation and food

All of our packages offer you spectacular accommodation and delicious dalmatian food. You can choose between 4* hotel or 5* villa, depending on what kind of accommodation you want.

If you choose a hotel, you will be located in small luxury hotel on the coast, with seaview. Hotel offers you premium service, as you can enjoy in great food in restaurant, relaxing by the private pool or on the hotel terrace with the scent of magnolias all around.
If you still want a different accommodation, you can choose some of our other hotel partners or opt to stay in private luxury villas where you can enjoy open pool, outdoor whirlpool bath, open fireplace, inside and outside kitchen etc.

As mentioned before, all of your meals during your stay are included in the package price, and we guarantee you it will be a gastro-tour to remember.  You will try the best of famous dalmatian cuisine, either in restaurants or rural households, and taste the mediterranean at it’s best.

Hotel Villa Radin

important notice

For all additional questions and explanations please read our FAQ section as well as ours Terms and conditions