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Highlights of Croatia

HRV01: 11 Days Zagreb - Rastoke - Plitvice Lakes - Zadar - Sibenik - Trogir - Split - Blue Cave - Hvar - Split - Ston - Peljesac - Korcula - Peljesac - Dubrovnik

Tour Type: Private Tour, flexible and customized
Guide & Driver: English-speaking guide, experienced driver & air-conditioned car
Hotel: 4 to 5-star well-selected hotels, also be open to your own choice
Meals: A mix choice of local cuisines and western-style food

Itinerary
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Day 1: Arrival in Zagreb, Airport Pick-up
Welcome to Zagreb to join this Croatia tour! You will meet your driver on arrival at the airport, and then he/she will transfer you to the hotel.
Day 2: Zagreb City Tour
Our Zagreb city tour will start from 10:00 am. The driver guide will lead you to Mirogoj Cemetery by car, and show you around Zagreb Cathedral, Dolac farmers market, Tkalca Street, WWII Tunnel, and the medieval streets of Upper Town where you will see Lotrscak tower, St. Mark's church as well as Stone Gate on foot. We will also take a Zagreb's funicular ride at this historical zone. After the 4-hour morning exploration in Zagreb, the afternoon is free for your own arrangement.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Rastoke & Plitvice Lakes National Park Discovery, Arrival in Zadar
After breakfast, we'll go to Rastoke and Plitvice Lakes National Park. We'll stay at Rastoke for about 30 minutes, during which you can stroll around this 300-year-old village. With the old houses and waters embracing each other, and the dense shady trees, Rastoke looks like a fairyland on a waterfall. Plitvice Lakes nearby, aka 16 Lakes, was listed as a UNESCO natural heritage in 1979. The guide will escort you to tour around the scenic national park for 3 hours. After that, the driver will transfer you to the restaurant nearby for lunch at your own expense. Then we will drive to the hotel in Zadar and stay overnight there.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Visit Zadar & Sibenik
At around 9:00 am, we will start the walking in Zadar old town. Praised as "Entertainment Center of the Adriatic Sea", Zadar has its highlights including Church of St. Donatus, Sea Organ, and Sun Salutation. When the tide rises and falls, Sea Organ makes charming sounds, which is quite marvelous.

At 12:00, we'll go to  the next destination Sibenik. Check in at the hotel upon arrival. To 16:00, our guide will wait for you at the hotel lobby, and then go to explore the medieval scenes in Sibenik. During the walking trip, the guide will also lead you to the Cathedral of St. James, a UNSECO heritage site. If you are interested in going inside, you could get the ticket at your own cost. We are going to end the walking at about 18:00.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Trogir & Split Walking Trip
Driving southwards for an hour, we will get to Trogir. There, our local guide will lead you to walk around the Old Town, where is full of the churches, palaces, castles, towers and residences in Roman, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque styles.

At around 12:00 at noon, the driver will transfer you to Split and check in at a local hotel. Later at 16:00, the guide will come to pick you up and go to Diocletian's Palace. The palace was constructed in 305 AD, and is another world cultural heritage in Croatia.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Boat Riding to Blue Cave & Hvar Island, Back to Split
After breakfast, you'll be transferred to the wharf by the driver, to meet the skipper and take the speedboat to Island of Bisevo. 90 minutes later, go ashore to visit the Blue Cave and then Stiniva Beach of Vis Island. After, go on to Budikovac Island, where you can swim and snorkel in Adriatic Sea freely. Afterwards, go to Pakleni Island for a self-paid lunch, and go swimming in the clear lagoon. Our last stop of today's boat tour will be Old City of Hvar. You could have a cultural adventure to the heritages, drink a cup of coffee, and buy some souvenirs. Finally, return to Split by boat.

This boat tour is at a risk of cancellation in the bad weather. If so, we will arrange you a Krka National Park tour instead.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: A Taste of Ston & Peljesac, Arrival in Korcula
During today's trip, we will go to Korcula, a long and narrow shady island. At first, we'll drive for 2.5 hours to Ston, where you will be given 45 minutes' free time to witness the large area of seaside salt pan and European great wall. To the lunch time, the driver will send you to an oyster bed, to taste the special food cooked with oysters and mussels. Next, we will go to a winery on Peljesac Peninsula, to try the classical Croatian wines - Plavac Mali & Dingac. At last, you will be transferred by car ferry and arrive at the hotel on Korčula Island at around 17:00.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8: Korcula Guided Tour
Enjoy a free morning, to relax on the beach or roam around the town. After meeting the local guide at 12:00, start the 4-hour tour to a winery located in Lumbarda and Zrnovo. Then we will go for a 1.5-hour walking tour in the old fortified town, where you can see the historical sites of Korcula Cathedral, Franciscan Monastery built in the 15th century, the City Council, the former Venice Governor House, the old palaces of local businessmen and the nobles, etc.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9: Wine Tasting on Pelješac, a Panoramic Drive to Srđ Hill
At about 10:00 am, the driver will send you to Dubrovnik. On the way, we'll pay a visit to another winery on Peljesac Peninsula, to taste the famous local wines. Upon arrival in Dubrovnik, go to the observation area on Srd Hill by car, to have a bird's eye view of the seaside old town. Later at 15:00 or so, go to check in at the hotel. Then you'll be free in the rest time of today.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 10: Dubrovnik City Sightseeing
From 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, we will enjoy Dubrovnik Old Town sightseeing. You can follow the guide to walk on the old Stradun Street, while listening to the historical stories once happened there. In the afternoon, you could enjoy yourself in this museum city on your own.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 11: Dubrovnik Departure, Airport See-off
At the end of this Croatia private tours, our driver will provide you the airport drop-off service from the hotel. Thanks for joining this trip!

Meals: Breakfast

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This trip can be tailored to match your dates and interests!
DestinationsLuxury HotelsStandard Hotels
ZagrebEsplanade Zagreb Hotel
Hotel Dubrovnik
ZadarHotel Bastion
Hotel Bastion
SibenikHeritage Hotel Life Palace
Heritage Hotel Life Palace
SplitHotel Park
Cornaro Hotel
KorculaBastion Heritage Hotel
Bastion Heritage Hotel
DubrovnikHotel Bellevue Dubrovnik
Hotel Kompas Dubrovnik
Tour Prices

2024 & 2025 Special: 10% off - Book before Aug 31, 2024

Prices with Luxury Hotels
2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
USD6839
USD6155
USD5289
USD4760
Prices with Standard Hotels
2-3 travelers4-5 travelers
USD6309
USD5678
USD4759
USD4283
  • Prices are per person based on double occupancy.
  • The prices in red reflect 10% discount.
  • Any parts of the itinerary e.g. tour length, activities & hotels can be tailored to your individual interests.
What's Included
  • Accommodation with daily breakfast at hotels.
  • Professional licensed driver/guide during the trip.
  • City tours with local guides.
  • Entrance fees for mentioned sights per itinerary.
  • Boat day trip to Blue cave and Hvar.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off services.
  • All government taxes and VAT.
What's Excluded
  • International flight into and out of Croatia.
  • Personal expenses.
  • Tips for guides and drivers.
  • Travel insurance
  • Croatia Visa Fee.
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