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Zadar Backlands | Rivers & Canyons (5 Days)

Zadar Backlands | Rivers & Canyons (5 Days)

ZADAR BACKLANDS FIVE DAY ADVENTURE

River ,Cave and Canyons

Possible Room or Hotel Acc.

A perfect Dalmatian short but Full of Adventures Tour.

We’ll visit the spectacular Zadar backland where we’ll have a kayak safari on the upper flow of Zrmanja River with rapids and waterfalls but then we’ll use our Sea Kayaks to paddle down the smooth water flow of this Snake Shape River Canyon.

Another great passage will lead us through the Canyon Sea Gorge with spectacular view on the Velebit Mountain and Paklenica Canyon National Park where we’ll enter as well.

One more great thing about this tour is that everything is close so you can besides camping as our base price model, choose overnight in simple room or Hotel to be in more relaxed way.

Itinerary

The following itinerary should be seen as an approximate guide only. Our program may change depend on the local weather conditions and preferences of the group.

Day One | Zrmanja River Safari

Pick-up in Zadar at 8:30 am latest.

Transfer to Zrmanja River where we'll spend the first night camping* on the river banks. But first we'll have a rafting or kayak safari, depend on the water level. The five hours long tour will take us through the snake shape river of Zrmanja and we'll also visit the river Krupa that is melting with this river. Upon our finish we'll have a shower and dinner in the camp open air restaurant with animals like rabbits, chickens and goose around us.

Just a 100 meters from us there is big waterfall that is perfect to visit at night or you can spend some time chilling by the river in near-by simple bar.

*Possible Room or Hotel Accommodation

Day Two | Amazing Canyon Sea Kayaking

We'll have a breakfast followed by packing the gear and transfer to Obrovac where well load our kayaks with food and water for the overnight and then paddle 4 km upstream (light current) to reach the Jankovića Buk –The last Waterfall of the river surrounded with ruins of few old mills. Paddle back downstream for a lunch on river banks of Obroavac. The part of the river that we’re going to paddle after lunch is hard to describe. Simply Amazing Canyon.

We’ll camp* and have dinner under the stars in the nearby olive tree plantation.

*Possible Room or Hotel Accommodation

Day Three | Amazing Scenery Day

After breakfast we’ll paddle through the Canyon Sea Gorge passing under two big bridges to enter the Velebit Channel with a view on Mighty Velebit Mountains. We continue paddling to first beach where we’ll take a swim break before we reach village of Vinjerac where we are going to have another siesta and coffee break. Follows the short crossing to mainland with spectacular view on National Park Paklenica Canyon in front of us and our destination of the day. We’ll pitch our tents in near-by campsite*.

*Possible Room or Hotel Accommodation

Day Four | Cave Modrič and Paklenica Canyon

After breakfast we’ll meet our speleology guide Marijan who will provide us the overall suits, helmets and carbon head lights for our spelunking adventure.

We’ll enter the Cave Modrich – a 550 meters long and straight going cave. It is situated only 100 meters from the sea and the underground scenery is just amazing. There are many shapes you can see but only your imagination can find them. The cave is not equipped with lights or trails and it’s completely natural. The tour is 2,5 hours long and it’s perfect to cool off on a constant temperature of 17 °C.

A well-deserved Lunch will wait for us in a local Restaurant.

With our bellies well fed we’ll have a short transfer to Paklenica Canyon and explore this amazing National Park known as one of the best climbing places in Europe.

Back to campsite* and dinner in the restaurant.

*Possible Room or Hotel Accommodation

Day Five | Trip Ends

Transfer to Zadar Town or Airport.

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Information

  • Price per Person

    600 €* | Based on camping Option

    * 700 € | Room & Transfers Option

    * 660 € | Room or Hotel on your own

  • Season

    May to  end-September

  • Difficulty

    Easy to Intermediate

  • Trip Type

    Combo ,Family ,Camp/Room Based

  • Departure Dates

    On Request Only

  • Departure Minimum

    4 Peole

  • Group Maximum

    7 People

    Private Groups Up to 20 People

  • Included

    Camp or Room Accommodation 4 Nights

    All food starting with lunch on day 1 to breakfast on day 5 

    Daily Transfers from and to Hotel or Room Accommodation

    Transfer from and to Zadar Airport 

    Park of Nature Velebit entrance ticket

    Guided Rafting Trip. Overall neoprene suit & helmet provided

    Cave Modrič Professional Guiding. Overall suit ,Helmet &Light

    Sea Kayak double or single from Prijon Kayaks

    Paddle ,Life jacket,spray skirt and 20 Lit.dry bag

    Sleeping Bag & Tent 

  • Trip Begins / Ends

    Town of Zadar

  • Nearest Airports

    Zadar Airport ZAD - 12 Km

    Split Airport SPU - 153 Km

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