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Učka mountain hiking - 1 day hiking trip

Overview

Located on the border of two region of Croatia (Istria and Kvarner) Učka mountain is best place to relax in nature.it s beautiful flora with beech forests and views on whole istrian peninsula on one side and Kvarner islands on other side will make this trip perfect escape from nearby towns.
Transfer to Poklon, saddle between two hills from where trail starts.It goes on the top of Učka mountain which is biggest mountain in Istria with altitude of 1401m. From the top it goes all the way down on sea level in Lovran.Path is covered by oak and chestnut forests that give pleasant freshness in hot summers. The very summit of Ucka (Vojak) is worth to climb on for stunning panorama. The panorama of Kvarner bay includes sea and coastal towns, as well as the mountains in background: Obruc, Snjeznik and Risnjak Western side the whole Istra peninsula lies in front of you. Sometimes, if visibility is good, view towards to Venice and on Alps on the north side.Hike contiues down following the trail through the forest with magnificient panorama on the Kvarner Bay with islands .After 3-3.5 hour of hiking we will reach Lovran where our bus is waiting for us.Transfer back.

Facilities

In morning we will have transfer to Poklon, saddle between two hills from where trail starts.It goes on the top of Učka mountain which is biggest mountain in Istria with altitude of 1401m. From the top it goes all the way down on sea level in Lovran. Path is covered by beech and chestnut forests that give pleasant freshness in hot summers. The very summit of Ucka (Vojak) is worth to climb on for stunning panorama. The panorama of Kvarner bay includes sea and coastal towns, as well as the mountains in background: Obruc, Snjeznik and Risnjak Western side the whole Istria peninsula lies in front of you. Sometimes, if visibility is good, view towards to Venice and on Alps on the north side.Hike continues down following the trail through the forest with magnificent panorama on the Kvarner Bay with islands .After 3-3.5 hour of hiking we will reach Lovran where our bus is waiting for us.Transfer back.

TIME SCHEDULE

8:00 – 9:30 Pick up and transfer to Poklon

9:30 – 11:30 Walking from Poklon to summit Vojak

11:30 – 12:00 Break at Vojak

12:00 – 15:30 Walking from Vojak to Lovran

15:30 – 17:00 Departure and arrival to Poreč hotels

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Essentials

Included

  • Transportation to start point and back
  • Licensed English speaking hiking guide
  • Insurance
  • Excluded

  • Lunches, dinners and drinks
  • Pickup Instructions

    Our bus will pick you at you hotel/accomodatin or you can meet us at our office

    Restrictions

    No special climbing skills are required for this hiking trip.
    You should be in a moderate physical shape for this hike.

    Extras/Upgrades

    You can start your holiday on any date in the season. To make a provisional reservation select "book". The price shown is per person, based on two people travelling, we offer discounts for groups of more than three people travelling together, these prices are displayed in the booking process.

    Possibility to organize lunch after hiking.

    Essentials

  • Bring comfortable walking shoes or boots
  • Comfortable breathable clothes
  • Backpack
  • Water (at least 1 L per person)
  • Picnic lunch
  • What equipment/clothing do I need to bring with me?
    You will need walking shoes, comfortable clothes, Backpack, water

     
    Can I organize a trip with just my friends or family?
    Yes, just let us know your chosen trip and we can organize a private departure. Prices may vary from those given on the website, depending on the size of the group and date of departure.
     
    What is the food like?
     Lunch is generally on your own, although some groups tours decide to pool funds on some days and enjoy picnics en route. We can organize lunch if group decides to.
     
    How far in advance do I need to book?
    We suggest you book as soon as your plans are finalised as Istria is extremely popular over the summer months.
     
    When is the best time of year?
    Traditionally April/May/June and September/October have always been the most popular time of year because the weather is better. July and August is better to avoid as it can be too hot for walking.
     
    What is the size of the group on a guided tour?
    We usually take between four and twelve guests on each guided tour. If we have a larger group, we'll have additional leaders so that we can split up if necessary. With this size of group, we can cater for individual needs and still ensure the whole party is well looked after.
     
    How knowledgeable and experienced is the Group Leader?
    The local guides undergo extensive training in all aspects of travel in the region. They are full-time professionals and are selected for their empathy and knowledge of the area you are visiting.

     

     

     

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