Day 1: Zagreb
Upon arrival to Zagreb Airport, transfer to hotel. Accommodation in the hotel. After a good night’s rest, we will be ready to start our adventure around Croatia tomorrow!
Day 2: Zagreb - Zadar
After breakfast, we will visit Zagreb. First, we will get to know this beautiful European capital by means of a panoramic glance from the bus. Among the places we will visit, it is worth mentioning: the marvelous Mirogoj cemetery, which could be easily mistaken for an art gallery, and the Dolac, an open-air market where Zagrebians buy their groceries. We will also pass through the historical Upper Town, where time appears to have stopped, the medieval centre with St. Marks’ Church, the Cathedral and Kamenita Vrata. Kamenita Vrata is the alley we must pass through to get to the Upper Town and it is nowadays a Christian devotion place because the image of Our Lady of Kamenita Vrata -patron Saint of Zagreb- can be found, which miracoulously survived the great fire of 1731. We will also see Zagreb’s main square: “Trg Bana Josipa Jelacica”. This square is visited by thousands of people on a daily basis and it is the most popular meeting point in the city. After the city tour, you have free time for lunch and then depart towards Zadar which, according to famous film director Alfred Hitchcock, has the best sunset in the world. Come and see it for yourselves!
Day 3: Zadar - Trogir-Split
After breakfast, visit the city on foot. Apart from a breathtaking sunset, Zadar is known for its magnificent promenade, the sea organ, the greeting to the sun, the Dalmatian ham and the liquor Maraschino. Explore Zadar’s rich heritage: the Roman Forum, St. Donat’s Church, St. Anastasia’s Cathedral, Kalelarga Street and the city walls. After, depart towards Split. Before that, you can make a short visit to the city of Trogir. This small medieval town is included in UNESCO’s list of World Heritage sites. You have free time to stroll around the city, after which you can depart to Split.
Day 4: Split-Dubrovnik
After breakfast, visit Split. In the centre of the city, we will find the Palace built by the Emperor Diocletian in the 4th century. Apart from the vast history that the Palace has experienced, in its premises the 5th season of the popular TV series Game of Thrones was filmed. Visit the Palace’s cellars, the peristyle, the Cathedral and Jupiter’s Temple. After this sightseeing, you have free time for lunch and some more strolling around this captivating city. Later, depart towards Dubrovnik, the city known as the pearl of the Adriatic.
Day 5: Dubrovnik
After breakfast, head to Pile gate, one of the main entrances to the Old Town. Passing through this gate we are now inside the walled city of Dubrovnik which has remained almost unchanged since medieval times and which is also included in UNESCO’s list of World Heritage sites. You can visit the Rector’s Palace, the Cathedral, the Franciscan Monastery and the pharmacy, which is Europe’s second oldest pharmacy and the oldest which is still in operation. After the visit, you will have the rest of the day free. Have lunch in a local restaurant, maybe take a stroll around the walls, wander around the streets and alleyways or take a ride on a boat.
Day 6: Dubrovnik-Plitvice
After breakfast, depart towards Plitvice. On the way few stops for rest and lunch. Park Plitvice is one of Croatia’s symbols and it is included in UNESCO’s list of World Heritage sites.
Day 7: Plitvice-Zagreb
After breakfast, visit the National Park of Plitvice Lakes. This natural beauty is one of Croatia’s jewels. Through this Park, 16 small and big lakes pass forming 92 waterfalls. You can walk around the Park and also take a boat ride through Lake Kozjak. After the visit you will have free time for lunch. Post this, depart for Zagreb.
Day 8: Zagreb
Breakfast and transfer to Zagreb Airport.
Leave Croatia with a bag full of memories.
- Accommodation on a twin sharing basis at 3 star hotels
- Breakfast on all days except Day 1
- Return Zagreb airport transfers
- All internal transport (as indicated against each day).
- All tours and activities except those which are optional/add ons.
- Entrance fee at local monuments, museums
- Roundtrip airfare
- Visa charges
- Travel insurance
- Meals not mentioned
- Local transport within the city beyond the itinerary
- Personal expenses such as beverages, tips, room service etc.
- Any costs arising from flight delays, change in weather conditions, strikes etc. which are beyond our control.
- What is not mentioned in “Inclusions”
*Please note: Activities are flexible and depend on availability