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Cycle and Kayak in Belgrade

A whirlwind biking and kayaking tour of the city of Belgrade. 3 days. 2 days off work.

DURATION
2 Nights
COMFORT
Comfortable
LOCATION
Serbia
SEASON
May—August
NEAREST AIRPORT

Explore Belgrade, Serbia’s historic capital, by bike, kayak the mighty Danube and sample the local delicacies.

Your hassle-free adventure includes

  • 1 day kayaking
  • 1 day biking
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation
  • All meals
  • English speaking local guide
  • Kayaking and biking equipment
  • Airport transfers

Perfect for

Anyone looking for an adventurous city break in a capital steeped in history. No previous experience is required.

Need To Know

Not included in your adventure:

  • Flights
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Upgrade to single room occupancy (see ‘optional extras’)

You don’t need any previous experience. You just need to be in good health with an adventurous spirit. Your experienced guide will ensure you are safe and well every step of the way.

Yes absolutely. It’s a great way to meet likeminded people.

Your local host recommends:

  • Hiking shoes
  • Hiking trousers
  • Breathable quick drying sports clothing
  • Sandals
  • Swimsuit
  • Towel
  • Sun protection (glasses/hat/suncream)
  • Warm clothes for the evening
  • Day backpack
  • Shorts
  • Snacks e.g. energy bars

Kayaking and biking equipment will be provided

The best time to visit Belgrade is in the spring and summer months when average temperatures range from between 18 – 28 degrees Celsius. Winter months can be cold with average temperatures around 5 degrees Celsius. Rainfall is spread evenly throughout the year with around 50 mm each month.

All the food is local and freshly cooked. Meals are typically hearty and include domestic cheese, dried meats, fish, local fruits and vegetables.

Yes absolutely, just let your local host know once you have booked

Start point? Your local host will meet you at Belgrade airport. They can meet any flights arriving on or before 15:00 on day 1.

End point? Your local hosts will drop you off at Belgrade airport on day 3. You can book any flight departing after 12:00.

Getting there and away? By air: The closest airport is Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport (BEG) which is situated 11 miles west of the city. The airport is served by around 30 carriers with flights to many European destinations. Air Serbia and Wizz Air run regular flights to London Airports.

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Location

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This adventure takes place in around Belgrade, the capital city of Serbia. Belgrade sits at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers in northern Serbia. The city has a rich history dating back to prehistoric times when the Vinca culture evolved in this area.

Its architecture tells of the cities chequered history with grand boulevards and mighty buildings sat adjacent to the stark concrete architecture of the socialist period. In modern times, Belgrade is a vibrant city full of energy. This is especially apparent at night when the bustling bars pubs and clubs are filled with life. Belgrade has many great local brewers and no trip would be complete without sampling the local produce.

The Danube, Europe’s second longest river, flows through nine different countries. The river is immensely broad with a strong current. If you are heading with the flow, it is a very enjoyable river to paddle.

Start point

Your local host will meet you at Belgrade airport. They can meet any flights arriving on or before 15:00 on day 1.

Finish point

Your local hosts will drop you off at Belgrade airport on day 3. You can book any flight departing after 12:00.

What to Expect

Day 1: Arrive and a bicycle history tour

Your mini-adventure begins at Belgrade airport where you will be met by your local host. From there, it’s a short drive to Usce, the point where the Danube and Sava rivers meet. There is a quick safety briefing on cycling as a group, then it’s time to hit the road.

Your guide will take you on a tour of the city’s important sites, including the old town of Zemun, Gardos tower, Museum of Yugoslavia, Kalemgdan fortress and Ada Ciganlija. A bike is a great way to see the sites and the riding is nearly all flat.

After you’ve finished touring the city it’s time to check into your accommodation for the evening. By now, you’ll have worked up a bit of an appetite and freshly prepared dinner is the perfect way to end the day.

Day 2: Kayaking the Danube

Today you will be kayaking the mighty Danube river. After breakfast, there is a quick training session and safety briefing and then it’s time to hit the water. The river has a swift current making for enjoyable paddling and it’s not unusual to have the whole river to yourself.

There’s a chance for a quick break at the largest island in the Danube with time for a quick dip and to explore the island. In total, you’ll cover over 10 kilometres of paddling before landing on one of the Danube’s beaches where the support van awaits.

Next, you’ll head to one of the areas many famous fish restaurants to sample the local specialities before heading back to your accommodation. In the evening there is a tour of the several pubs to sample the local speciality beer and celebrate a great two days adventuring.

Day 3: Departure

Enjoy a last breakfast with your travelling companions. Then, you have a few hours of free time to explore Belgrade before heading to the airport to catch your flight. Time to bid your local hosts a fond farewell and head off home or to your next adventure.

Note: This itinerary and the duration of the activities are subject to change due to group abilities and preferences, and weather conditions and forecasts.

Accommodation

You will be staying in a 3* hotel in the heart of Belgrade. It’s in a great location from which to explore this historic city.

The rooms are comfortable, all with their own en-suite facilities, TV and wifi.

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Accommodation · Airport Transfers · Equipment · Guide · Local Transport · Meals As Described · Happiness Guaranteed · 100% Financial Protection · No Single Supplements

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Optional Extras

Make your life easy. Once you have reserved your space, your host can help you arrange the extras you’ll need. Here are some guide prices which can be confirmed with you during booking.

Pre/Post trip accommodation Payable Before Departure
Belgrade, Podgorica, Tivat or Mostar Hostel €25.00 Per Person, Per Night
Belgrade, Podgorica, Tivat or Mostar 3* Hotel B&B €30.00 Per Person, Per Night
Belgrade - 3* Star Hotel €40.00 Per Person, Per Night

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