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Croatia and Slovenia

Breathe the fresh mountain air of the Slovenian Alps and take in the unforgettable colour of the azure Adriatic Sea. If you are a nature lover and keen birder, the diversity of Slovenia and Croatia will surely fascinate you.


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Dates 17 - 25 Jun 2017
Prices £2,495pp (£200 single supp)

Leaders Roy Atkins plus local guides
Flights Easyjet, scheduled. Speedy boarding and extra legroom included
Outbound: Afternoon, Stansted - Ljubljana Inbound: Afternoon, Split - Stansted

Day 1 Flight to Ljubljana airport then head to our hotel near Lake Bohinj 3 nights Hotel Jezero
Day 2 Exploring the north side of Lake Bohinj and a visit to Pokljuka plateau
Day 3 Visit to the breathtaking high alpine habitat of Mangart Pass
Day 4 Travel to Postojna and visit the famous caves - a UNESCO World Heritage site 2 nights Hotel Rakov Skocjan
Day 5 Discovering the flora and fauna of magnificent Mt Nanos
Day 6 Travel to Plitvice Lakes - a UNESCO World Heritage site 3 nights Hotel Rajna
Day 7 A full day at the stunning Paklenica National Park
Day 8 Exploring the Lun Peninsular on the beautiful Croatian coast
Day 9 Travel to Split for our flight home

Weather Warm in lower areas, around 25°C – perhaps 30°C. Cooler in the mountains, possibly chilly early in the day with chance of rain.
Bring light rain gear, layers and walking boots plus lighter weight footwear
Walking Walking is mainly easy on good tracks and trails, though slightly trickier in the gorge at Paklenica.
Some slightly steeper walking in mountains dependent on snow!
Meals All included from dinner on Day 1 to lunch on Day 9
Insects Insects are unlikely to be a problem but bring repellent just in case
Accom Twin and single rooms all ensuite. Good quality small hotels and family run lodges with traditional food and some excellent breakfasts. One hotel with small wine cellar!
Group 12
 

   

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CAIRNGORMS NATIONAL PARK BRAND - Increasing quality whilst reducing impact

We've been granted use of this Brand by the Cairngorms National Park Authority. This is only given to those businesses who have agreed to a set of quality standards in respect of their visitor experience, together with a commitment to reducing their impact on the natural environment.


VISIT SCOTLAND - Quality Assurance Scheme - Wildlife Experience

Speyside Wildlife is one of 40 wildlife businesses to be assessed under Visit Scotland's pilot scheme for Wildlife Experiences achieving 4 Star status for our day tours. Watch out for the designation throughout Scotland. We were delighted to receive our letter of confirmation from Visit Scotland so thought we'd share some of it with you here, ''Thank you for participating in the pilot of the new Wildlife Experience Designator within our Quality Assurance Scheme for visitor attractions. Your feedback and contribution to the introduction of this new development has been invaluable and we would like to welcome you as a new member of the Quality Assurance Grading Scheme".


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