Highlights of Croatia – Mostar – Split – Zadar and Sarajevo
Osijek – Zagreb – Plitvice and Dubrovnik
A 9-day Croatia Group Tour
Day 1: Arrive Dubrovnik – Weekly on Sunday – May through mid-October (D)
Our local-based local rep. meets you at the international airport (if you arrive by sea we will meet you at the cruise terminal), assists you with the formalities, and sees you to your charming and comfortable hotel. Check in, relax, then take a stroll through the lively streets. Browse for treasures and curios, savour a coffee or aperitif at a terrace café, or enjoy a fine meal in one of the old districts. Dinner is included tonight and overnight in Dubrovnik/Dubrovnik area.
DAY 2: Dubrovnik – Mostar – Sarajevo – Monday (BD)
Morning departure to Mostar, city of bridges, where the travelers from the south see the first glimpses of the continent beyond. Orientation walk with your tour leader in Mostar and free time for lunch. Departure to Sarajevo, the Capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Sarajevo is one of the most historically interesting cities in Europe. It is the place where the Western & Eastern Roman Empire split; where the people of the Eastern Orthodox east, the Ottoman south and the Roman Catholic west met, lived and warred. It has been an example of historical turbulence and clash of civilizations, as well as a beacon of hope for peace and tolerance through multi-cultural integration. City tour of Sarajevo upon arrival. Dinner and overnight in Sarajevo/Sarajevo area.
DAY 3: Sarajevo – Osijek – Tuesday (BD)
Morning departure to Osijek, the largest city in eastern Croatia, beautifully settled on the banks of Drava river. Osijek remains a popular tourist destination for its Baroque style, open spaces and ample recreational opportunities. The abundance of game and agriculture has made Osijek the country’s semi-official gastronomical capital. City tour of Osijek includes the Cathedral and the Tvrdja (Old Fort). Dinner and overnight in Osijek/Osijek area.
DAY 4: Osijek – Zagreb – Wednesday (BD)
Morning departure to Djakovo. The first thing you see when approaching Djakovo from either side is the brightness of the bricks of the two towers and cupolas of the most beautiful cathedral in the area from Venice to Istanbul.
After the visit, continue on to Zagreb followed by a visit to the Etno Village of Stara Kapela for a snack (no drinks included). Upon arrival sightseeing of Zagreb, Croatia’s capital city, during which you will have the occasion to see the fortified Upper Town, the city’s historical center, St Mark’s church with multi-colored roof, the Cathedral, Croatian National Theatre and University. Dinner and overnight in Zagreb/Zagreb area.
DAY 5: Zagreb – Plitvice – Zadar – Thursday (BD)
Morning departure to Plitvice National Park, inscribed on the List of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. Tour of the 16 crystal-blue lakes cascading into 92 spectacular waterfalls. Walk on the wooden promenades to view majestic waters where every turn leads to a breathtaking scenery and yet another waterfall. Surrounded by dense woods Plitvice lakes are a natural phenomenon of rare and unique beauty. Departure to Zadar. Dinner and overnight in Zadar/Zadar area.
DAY 6: Zadar – Split – Friday (BD)
After breakfast the guided tour of Zadar through the Roman Forum from the 2nd century BC, passing by the 9th century pre-Romanesque church of St. Donatus as well as St. Anastasia church. Departure to Trogir. Lunch break in Trogir. Departure to Split. Upon arrival, city tour of Split, covering the Diocletian’s Palace inscribed on the UNESCO’s List of World Cultural Heritage, the Peristyle, Jupiter’s Temple and the Cathedral. Dinner and overnight in Split/Split area.
DAY 7: Split – Dubrovnik – Saturday (BD)
Morning departure to Dubrovnik, driving along the Makarska Riviera. Upon arrival, city tour of Dubrovnik, inscribed on the List of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO with the visit of the Cathedral (no entrance to Treasury).
Dinner and overnight in Dubrovnik/ Dubrovnik area.
DAY 8: Dubrovnik – Sunday (B)
Breakfast is always included at the hotel. Full day at leisure, to explore Dubrovnik as you wish on your own.
DAY 9: Dubrovnik – departure – Monday (B)
Transfer to Dubrovnik airport. Bon Voyage! We would be happy to add extra days in Dubrovnik upon request.
Rates are per person in USD $
Sample Hotels (or similar): Three and four star hotel accommodation, listed below.
|In double occupancy.||In single occupancy.|
USD $ 2185.
USD $ 2250.
USD $ 2865.
- Local guided sightseeing as per itinerary including all entrance fees and air-conditioned vehicle.
- Meals as indicated, with preset menu (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner)
- All airport transfers are based on private air-conditioned vehicle, private chauffeur.
- Accommodations with breakfast (B) as indicated below, or at comparable properties, according to availability. Three and four stars hotels (or similar):
- International air transportation from/ to your country
- Any meal not specifically mentioned
- Beverages, and personal expenses
- Gratuities for local personnel
- Travel insurance
- Airport taxes
- Any visa fee when /if required