Frequently Asked Questions
HOW FIT DO I HAVE TO BE TO PARTICIPATE IN ACTIVE ADRIATIC TOURS?
Most of Active Adriatic travellers are on the moderate level, where a reasonable physical fitness is required. All tours contain approximately 4-6 hours of daily physical activities. As the adventurers want to test themselves, there are some hill terrains with the altitude difference from 300 to 600m (1000 to 2000 feet).
CAN I TRAVEL WITH CHILDREN?
Children under the age of 10 are not allowed to participate in Active Adriatic tours, as the trips are designed mostly for adults. But if your child is a strong and active teenager, he/she is more than welcome to join for the adventure!
WHAT IF I DO NOT BRING MY OWN EQUIPMENT?
For biking tours you should bring your personal equipment: clothes, comfortable shoes and sunglasses. Trekking bike and helmet rentals are already included in all the tour prices. Bicycles are completely new, made by German manufacturer of great quality. It is also possible to rent an electric bike, with the price 30€ per day.
For hiking tours we do not provide personal equipment. We advise you to bring comfortable shoes and warm clothes. Also sun cream and sunglasses would be helpful.
WHAT ARE THE ACCOMMODATIONS LIKE?
We work hard to find the finest local places to accommodate our guests: nice hotels, finest tourist farms and other butique lodgings. It is important to us, that you are well-rested and that you feel comfortable in the evenings.
On biking tours there are always private rooms arranged for couples, friends and families with a private bathroom.
On hiking tours, the most of accommodations will be double or twin rooms with a private bathroom as well, but please understand, that somewhere in the hills there may be only shared rooms available.
Solo travellers on biking and hiking tours, usually share a room with another traveller, but we can offer an option to arrange your room private for additional cost.
WHAT KINDS OF MEALS ARE SERVED?
The fact is, that getting active goes perfectly with good and healthy food. Active Adriatic adventurers have a high-energy breakfast with lots of fruits and carbohydrates. Mediteranean cuisine is light, so we are able to keep our strength on full when eating local and traditional. As we stop to grab a lunch or dinner at the small local tourist farms or restaurants, we get pure vitamins from the organic gardens and Karst dryed ham from the local cellars. Sometimes, when the view is just too spectacular for sitting inside, we do the picnic and rest our eyes on the sea. Besides healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner, our guides have snacks available to keep us tireless and strong.
WHAT IF I HAVE SPECIAL DIETARY REQUIREMENTS?
We organize gluten-free, vegeterian and vegan meals. As soon as you apply for the booking, we kindly ask you to inform us about your special dietary requirements and we will arrange your meals the best way possible.
WHAT TYPE OF INSURANCE DO I NEED?
As travelling with Active Adriatic inherits risks of injuries, we highly reccommend you to arrange an adequate insurance. We do not organize travel insurances, but because we do care about your health and safety, we have made a suggestion for you.
Even after you have left home, you can buy, extend or claim the travel insurance from the WorldNomads.com, which is available to people from over 140 countries. It is designed directly for you, for adventurous travellers and it covers overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities.
WHO ARE OUR TOUR GUIDES?
Our local tour guides are the experienced travellers, who have biked and hiked lots of different countries and continents. They are professional guides, always full of energy and good stories. They are wishing to share all the best landmarks that region Adriatic has to offer. As they are active locals, they know the routes, the land and culture of people well. If you are lucky, you will be able to listen to the founder of Active Adriatic team, the most experienced traveller and cyclist of us all.
WHAT IF I AM TRAVELLING SOLO?
There are lots of solo travellers when it comes to Active Adriatic adventurers. Travelling solo is the unique experience! As we always help to each other on tours, you are encouraged to establish new connections and have an unforgettable intercultural sharing of moments with other travellers. We also play intercultural games in the evenings and we bind our cultures together quickly. You know how precious is hanging out with people who think the similar way and come from all over the world!
Regarding to accommodation, usually, solo travellers share a room with another traveller, but it can be arranged private upon request and additional cost.
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