Hiking Croatia


Immerse yourself in the rich plant world of the Adriatic coast

Botanical Tour

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We invite you to participate in an exciting journey into the natural beauty of Croatia’s Adriatic coast. If you love woods, flowers, mountains, and the sea, and if you crave a peaceful and meaningful holiday, this is the tour for you.

Immerse yourself in the rich plant world of the Adriatic coast. Our guides will show you the fascinating world of Croatian flora, which is surprisingly diverse. Drink in the magnificent scenery, rare plants, and breathtaking panoramas of the sea. And don’t forget to take photos!

Of course, the program of walks and excursions will leave enough time for the traditional resort pleasures. Baška boasts a two-kilometer sand and shingle beach – the Great Beach (Vela Plaža) – considered by many to be the best beach in Croatia. The tasty and healthy Mediterranean cuisine, supplemented by excellent wines and cheeses, will be available to you too. And you can take advantage of special offers at the SPA and wellness center at your hotel.

But can you afford a holiday like this? Of course! Vacations begin at only EUR 599 (not including air tickets and airport transfer).

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Tour itinerary

The seven-day program includes:

Guided tours through the valley of Baška
Baška has a surprisingly wide variety of environmental zones. Excursions around Baška allow you to learn interesting facts about the area’s bio-diversity, as well as the agriculture that once sustained the Croatian islands. Like collecting plants? Make your own herbarium in the Baška area!

Expedition to the Northern Velebit Botanical Garden and the bear "kindergarten"
Passing through the botanical garden in the Northern Velebit National Park, you will find many interesting and rare plants. In particular, note the Degenia velebitica, which is depicted on Croatian coins. You’ll also visit a kindergarten sanctuary for orphaned bear cubs, which will delight every visitor. Supported by private donations, the kindergarten cares for defenseless cubs and helps them return to their natural habitat.

Excursion to the Plitvice Lakes
Delight in this breathtaking corner of Croatia with its rich and unusual flora. Plitvice – a cascade of 16 lakes with a total vertical drop of 133 meters – boasts a huge number of waterfalls and magnificently colored waters. The Plitvice Lakes National Park has a total area of 297 square kilometers and is the oldest national park in Southeast Europe.

Excursion to Koshlyun Island and its wine center, Vrbnik
Koshlyun, a small island located in the Bay of Punat, is cloistered inside the island of Krk. Koshlyun serves as a refuge for the community of Franciscan monks and 540 species of plants and fungi! In Vrbnik the ​​famous Zhlahtina (Žlahtina) is made – a high-quality dry white wine. You will visit the vineyards, learn about wine and, of course, try Zhlahtina and other local delicates such as cheese and prshut (smoked ham).

valley of Baška

Degenia velebitica

On Plitvice Lakes

While on your Adriatic Botanical Discovery tour, you’ll stay at three- or four- star hotels in Baška, where all trips and tours originate. You’ll ride in comfortable busses or vans, as well as recreational marine vessel (for trips to the continent). During long trips, you’ll be offered a light lunch and drinks.

Certified guide Petar Tomašić, a renowned expert in local horticulture, will accompany you on hikes and excursions.

Itineraries may slightly vary depending on the dates of the tour. Please contact us regarding specific dates and we will send you detailed day-by-day tour itinerary.

Available dates and prices (season 2012):

Dates 07.04.-14.04. 28.04.-05.05. 26.05.-02.06.
Prices (EUR) from 599.- 665.- 665.-

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