Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q: Why visit Croatia?

A:Lots of sunshine throughout of year.
Easy to get around.
Exceptional seafood.
Affordable gourmet dining and nightlife.
Many historic and cultural sights.
Convenient to combine with a trip to the other parts of Europe.
Warm and welcoming people.

Q: Why travel with Wandertrail Tours?

A: Hands-on knowledge of the destination.
We work with native Croatian travel experts.
Fun tours and packages to choose from.
Affordable prices to suit every budget.
Useful advice on Croatia and the region.
Dedicated customer service right here in USA.

Q: The year is long. When should we go?

A: The season for Wandertrail Tours is April to October. Mid-spring is usually warm enough for swimming in the south Adriatic.
Croatia gets busy in July and August during school holidays. September tends to be warm and sunny, and the crowds are usually gone by then.

Q: What is the difference between the room types?

A: Available accommodations are in double, twin, single and triple rooms. A double is a room with one bed for two people. A twin is a room with two separate beds. In Croatia, it is normal in some accommodations (especially in small hotels and homestays/guesthouses) to consider two twin beds pushed together to be a double bed. Please see trip description for more info.

Q: I have never sailed or canoed before. Can I still do the trip?

A: Sure you can! All Wandertrail Tours trips have been designed with a degree of flexibility when it comes to activities. Usually it is possible to do an easier or shorter version of an activity. Our travel colleagues and guides will help you find the best fit for your needs and abilities. Please see trip description for more info.

Q; Can you provide vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, etc. diets?

A: Yes, for the majority of our trips, we can. Just let us know in advance. Please be aware that if you choose vegan, vegetarian or gluten free diet you will be unable to switch to standard menu during trip.

Q: Can a solo traveler go?

A: Yes, you can. We’ll be happy to recommend a trip that would best suit your needs. You can request a single room or let us know if you are a traveler willing to share a room so we can pair you up with another solo traveler. In case there are no other single travelers willing to share a room you will be required to pay the single rate.

Q: How can I book and pay?

A: All reservations/bookings must be made by e-mail. Please choose your trip and send us email using the form on this page. After receiving your request, we will confirm all information.
The deposit of 50% is required at the time of booking. Please send check to: Wandertrail Tours, 1262 Sunny Dr. Eugene, OR 97404.
Remaining amount must be paid no later than 30 days prior to the beginning of the trip.

Q: How am I insured?

A: All trips are covered by deposit insurance under the umbrella of the Association of Croatian Travel Agencies, and mandatory insurance policies for tour operators, including liability and personal accident insurance. We encourage purchasing additional travel insurance before the trip.

Q: Life happens. Cancellations too. How can I cancel my reservation?

A: For reservation info and cancellations policy please Click Here.

Q: What happens in case of bad weather?

A: Unfortunately poor weather is always a possibility, but we run most of our trips from May to September when Mother Nature is generous. Safety is our top priority so alternative itineraries and activities will be arranged in case of unfavorable weather conditions.

Q: Gratuities?

A: Customary gratuities to the motor coach driver, tour guide, and hotel staff are not included. These gratuities should be extended on a voluntary, individual basis.

More Useful Information

Arrival/Departure airport: Zagreb, Split, Zadar, Rijeka or Dubrovnik, Croatia. Please see description of the trip.

Arrival and departure transfers: Several group transfers between airport and destinations depending on arrival/departure time. Arrivals after 6:00 PM may be subject to surcharge. Please see trip description for more info.

Optional trips are not included in the price and can be booked on the spot. Optional trips depend on weather conditions and cost approximately $40-70 per person, payable on site. The price is based on a minimum of 4 participants. Please see trip description for more info.

Maximum number of participants: Our trips are typically designed for 8-16 guests.

Minimum age: Typically 8 years if accompanied by an adult. Please see description of the trip.

Rate per person are based on double occupancy. Single use rooms are available with a 20% surcharge. Sharing a twin room with another person is possible in case there are other guests interested in sharing.

Accommodation type: Family-owned hotels and private guesthouses. Two beds per room (three on request). Please see description of the trip.

Walking Assistance: Please let us know if you like to have walking poles. You can use them free of charge.

For additional information, please read our company policies.

With any other question, please contact us at