DAY 01: ARRIVE ZAGREB
Highlight: Zagreb evening city Tour
Welcome to The Croatian capital Zagreb which is young and playful at heart, despite the almost thousand year-old history of its old town. By day, the city beats to the pulse of its thriving businesses, letting its hair down come sunset. And despite being a thoroughly modern metropolis, the locals welcome visitors with traditional Croatian hospitality.Come and visit Croatia’s political, commercial and cultural heart! Zagreb’s old town is a true feast for your senses, where you can sample some of the country’s most renowned restaurants and coffee shops in the midst of classic façades, lush gardens and striking Neo-Gothic buildings.
Upon arrival at Zagreb airport, you will be transferred to the hotel in a private vehicle.
Zagreb City tour:
Meeting point - At the Tourist Information Centre on Ban Josip Jela?i? Square 11 [Duration – 2.5 hrs – 3 hours]Explore Zagreb and learn about its famous historical sights and monuments accompanied by a English-speaking guide. Listen to stories about two medieval cities that merged into one city that we all know as the capital of the Republic of Croatia
DAY 2: ZAGREB TO PLITVICE // PLITVICE LAKE TOUR
After breakfast, we check out and get transferred to Zagreb bus terminal to board your coach to reach Plitvice. Visit Plitvice Lake among the national parks that are the jewels on the beauty crown of Croatia. The sixteen lakes of the National park of Plitvice are connected by 92 waterfalls. In free time you have a chance to experience its natural beauty and variety of animal and plant life. You will absolutely enjoy in this beauty that is a natural product of long interaction between stone and water. Plitvice Lakes, and walk in forests of green. See the terraced lakes and waterfalls of crystal clear water flowing through a vast and lush environment.Situated in the Region of Lika, in the part of Croatia that is due to its exceptional natural beauties used to be called Devil`s Garden, Plitvice Lakes are truly a small piece of Heaven on Earth. Many times proclaimed as one of the most beautiful places in the world, 16 lakes and their waterfalls are among most visited and popular sights of Croatia. It is not just about the relaxing sound of water and stunning landscapes, Plitvice also provide you a cultural elevation giving you the chance to learn about life and traditions of the people living in the area. Plitvice Lakes are also Croatian oldest National Park and only Croatian natural sight in the UNESCO`s World Heritage Register. Lakes are divided into the Upper and Lower Lakes. Their characteristic is water saturation with dissolved calcium carbonate that in combination with the force of water dispersion creates travertine.
Main attractions of Plitvice: Upper Lakes – this group includes 12 of 16 Plitvice lakes separated of each other by the travertine barriers.
Kozjak Lake – is the largest and the deepest lake in Plitvice Lakes National Park. It belongs to the group of Upper Lakes. Nature played merging two smaller lakes into one and created Kozjak, the only navigable lake of Plitvice. On the lake stands a travertine Stephanie`s island that was named by the Austrian princess who visited the Park in distant 1888.
Lower Lakes – idyllic scenes of small waterfalls, turquoise water and surrounding greenery characterize this group of lakes. Nearby is situated the underground cave of Šupljara.
Great Waterfall – located within the group of Lower Lakes, with the height of 78 meters is the highest waterfall in Croatia.
DAY 3: PLITVICE TO ZADAR
Today proceed from Plitvice to Zadar by coach in the morning. Check out and get transferred to bus terminal and reach Zadar.Upon arrival, meet the driver at the bus terminal who shall then make you get transferred to your hotel.Welcome to the city of Zadar, a city of exceptional history and rich cultural heritage, a city of tourism. The particularity of the city is irresistible for those who respect and admire historical monuments and cultural heritage, artists, tourists and its citizens. Zadar is a city monument, surrounded by historical ramparts, a treasury of the archaeological and monumental riches of ancient and medieval times, Renaissance and many contemporary architectural achievements such as the first sea organs in the world.Enjoy Evening Zadar guided city tour
Meeting point - Narodni trg (People`s Square) under the Lamp Post 10 minutes beforehand.
Departure Time – 18:00 hours
DAY 04: ZADAR TO DUBROVNIK
After breakfast Proceed to Dubrovnik by coach in the morning. Today shall be a long day travel since the distance shall be approx. 350 kms. Upon arrival, meet your driver at the bus terminal and get transferred to your hotel.Dubrovnik is a city in southern Croatia fronting the Adriatic Sea. It's known for its distinctive Old Town, encircled with massive stone walls completed in the 16th century. Its well-preserved buildings range from baroque St. Blaise Church to Renaissance Sponza Palace and Gothic Rector’s Palace, now a history museum. Paved with limestone, the pedestrianized Stradun (or Placa) is lined with shops and restaurants.
DAY 05: DUBROVNIK CITY TOUR
Discover Dubrovnik is the ultimate tour for visitors who wish to take in all the main sights and explore the architecture and history of this famous city. Accompanied by our experienced guide, the story of Dubrovnik's golden age will unfold before your eyes.The route takes you around the Old Town via Onofrio's Fountain and up Prijeko Street to the Old Port - the key to Dubrovnik's trading and maritime success. Along the way you will pay a visit to St. Saviour's, the grandiose Franciscan and Dominican church, and see wine-producing vines believed to be more than 100 years old.Ships from Dubrovnik were renowned throughout the Mediterranean and galleons from the Republic could be found in navies across Europe and beyond. These ships were built and loaded in the legendary Arsenal, which is another stop on the tour. Once in the Old Port, your guide will relate the stories of the famous Quarantine and the nearby fortresses of St. Luke and St. John as well as legends about the Church of St Blaise, the Cathedral, the Rector's Palace, Sponza Palace, and Orlando's Column.
Discover Dubrovnik in your tour. It lasts one hour and in that time you will be entertained, informed and leave with a true understanding of the Dubrovnik's multi-layered past.
DAY 06 – DUBROVNIK TO SPLIT
After breakfast, proceed to Split by coach in the morning. Welcome to Split Discover the largest coastal town in Croatia on foot on a 75-minute walking tour of Split. Follow a local guide to the most important sights in town, such as the Golden Gate, Diocletian Palace, statue of Gregory of Nin, and many more.
Split city tour – Meeting point – Golden Gate – Departure time – 15:00 or 17:00 Travel back in time on a 75-minute walking tour of Split, and discover the largest city of the Dalmatia region with a local guide. Explore 1,700 years of the city’s history, from the construction of the Diocletian Palace in 305 CE, to its place as Croatia's 2nd largest city.Meet your guide at the Golden Gate of the Diocletian Palace, and marvel at the remains of an ancient palace of the Roman Empire, including the open colonnades of the Peristyle. Continue to the impressive Cathedral of St. Duje (Saint Dominus), considered the oldest Catholic cathedral in the world to still be in use in its original structure.Learn about Gregory of Nin by his statue in Giardin Park, and go to the Riva promenade to admire views of Marjan Hill and the Adriatic Sea.
DAY 07: SPLIT: BLUE & GREEN CAVES
Today post breakfast, experience the beautiful Green & Blue caves from Split. This unique day on the sea starts with the majestic Green and Blue caves and includes Vis and the Pakleni islands! We’ll begin by cruising between Hvar and the islets of Ravnik and Biševo. First we will visit the Green Cave where we will get a chance to swim inside and enjoy the emerald light show!. Then we’ll discover a picturesque hidden inlet called Stiniva, where you can enjoy a delicious swim or just relax and sun bathe. After Stiniva, it’s off to experience the world-renowned Blue Cave, whose ethereal silvery-blue color is created by the sun as it bathes the inside of the cave through an opening in the roof and is reflected back by the sandy surface below. Widely regarded as one of the world’s most beautiful natural phenomena, this cave is a must-see. Our trip continues to the legendary island of Vis. We will have an hour of free time to explore this charming seaside hamlet before we take off to enjoy the Paklinski Islands. We’ll stop at one of the archipelago’s most popular bays, Vinogradišce at Palmižana, where you can have a seaside lunch at some of the best restaurants in the Adriatic! After lunch, you can swim, relax or even go dancing at the Laganini lounge club beach bar, a famous island hangout where Bono enjoyed THAT 10-course lunch!
DAY 08: SPLIT TO ZAGREB
Post breakfast, checkout and get transferred to Split bus terminal to board the coach to reach Zagreb, the last leg of your tour.Post arrival in Zagreb, meet the driver and get transferred to your hotel. Evening is free to explore the city on own.
DAY 09: ZAGREB DEPARTURE
Breakfast at the hotel and free time until check out (depending on the flight departure time) Gather your memories of tour and head on to airport for your return Journey.
1 Night Accommodation Zagreb
1 Night Accommodation in Plitvice
1 Night Accommodation in Zadar
2 Nights’ Accommodation in Dubrovnik
2 Nights’ Accommodation in Split
1 Night Accommodation in Zagreb
Daily breakfast except on day 01
SEAT IN COACH TRANSFERS:
Zagreb to Plitvice (shared coach)
Plitvice to Zadar (shared coach)
Zadar to Dubrovnik (shared coach)
Dubrovnik to Split by coach (shared coach)
Split to Zagreb by coach (shared coach)
Transfer from Zagreb Airport to hotel
Transfer from Zagreb hotel to Plitvice bus terminal
Transfer from Plitvice Bus Terminal to Plitvice Hotel
Transfer from Plitvice hotel to Plitvice bus terminal
Transfer from Zadar bus terminal to Zadar hotel
Transfer from Zadar hotel to Zadar bus terminal
Transfer from Dubrovnik bus terminal to Dubrovnik hotel
Transfer from Dubrovnik hotel to Dubrovnik bus terminal
Transfer from Split bus terminal to Split hotel
Transfer from Split hotel to Split bus terminal
Transfer from Zagreb bus terminal to Zagreb hotel
Transfer from Zagreb hotel to Zagreb airport
SIGHTSEEINGS – (Departure point – Guest need to reach on their own from hotel)
Zagreb evening Guide walking tour with funicular ride experience (SIC Basis – shared services)
Plitvice National Park entrance tickets (SIC Basis – shared services)
Zadar guided Walking city tour (SIC Basis)
Dubrovnik guided walking tour with 2 way cable experience on Mt. SRD (SIC Basis – shared services)
Split guided walking city tour (SIC Basis)
Full day tour to Blue & Green Caves tour (SIC Basis – shared services)
GST will be levied as applicable based on the date of confirmation
Airfare & Taxes
Surcharges will be applicable based on blackout dates or conference/special events/ exhibitions etc
Visa Fees and Travel Insurance
Guaranteed early check in or late check out. This is completely at the discretion of the hotel and we can only put in a request for the same.
City Tax/Tourist Tax (this is to be paid directly at the hotel in EUR)
Any expenses of personal nature
Driver Tips 3 EUR Per Person Per day
Guide Tips 5 EUR Per Person each city for guided tour
Surcharges as applicable due to peak season, surcharge dates, trade fair dates.
Meals other than that what is mentioned in your itinerary.
Any services not mentioned in the inclusions list
Drinks including Water during meals / sightseeing tours are not included