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Highlights of Istria MTB

8 days
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$1,910 USD

Experience the best of Istria with an MTB and boat tour. Explore rugged mountain bike trails with stunning sea views and enjoy a relaxing boat cruise along the coast. Led by experienced guides, this adventure-packed tour is the perfect way to discover the natural beauty and rich culture of the region.

  • Category
    Mountain Biking
  • Type
    Fully Guided
  • Duration
    8 days
  • Culture Level
  • Skill Level
    2 - Novice
  • Activity Level
    2 - Moderate
  • Elevation
    2 - Moderate
  • Terrain
  • Distance
    139.8 miles
  • Avg. Daily Distance
    23.6 miles
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Welcome to Istria, a picturesque region in Croatia, known for its rugged mountains and crystal-clear waters. This 8-day MTB and boat tour is an exciting way to explore the region's natural beauty, culture, and history.

The tour starts with a leisurely cruise to the island and city of Cres. If weather permits, you could have your first refreshing dip of many in Croatian waters. The rest of the trip is a  mix of  mountain biking adventure, where you will ride on exciting trails, passing through charming villages, vineyards, and olive groves. You will enjoy stunning views of the Sea and the surrounding countryside. At the end of each day, you will board a boat for a relaxing evening along the Istrian coast.

Highlights of this trip include cycling along the old train lines of Parenzana, walking through historical Porec, seeing the Roman amphitheatre in Pula and more swimming in crystal clear waters. Experienced guides will lead the tour, providing interesting information about the region's history, culture, and nature.

The tour concludes with a return to the starting point, where you can relax and reflect on the week's adventure. This MTB and boat tour is an excellent way to experience the best of Istria and make unforgettable memories.

Tour inclusions and exclusions at a glance:

What's included?
Items included in the cost of the tour

  • Breakfast daily
  • Guided bike tours and sightseeing as described in the itinerary
  • Overview-maps for the daily bike tours (on board)
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Bed linen and towels
  • Shared twin cabin below deck with shower/toilet
  • 2x full board and 5x half board
  • Tourist tax
What's not included?
Items not included in the cost of the tour

  • International / Domestic flights
  • Visas
  • Travel Insurance
  • Beverages on board (tally sheet; to be paid to the captain)
  • Meals and beverages ashore
  • Entrance fee for sights not included in the tour price
  • Tips for tour guides and crew
  • Journey to Omišalj
  • Flat rate for bottled water and tourist taxes (to be paid to the captain)
  • Free bike rental is not included. Please see the available rental options below.

Tour options and upgrades:

3 equipment options available
7 tour add-ons available