10D/9N LUXURY TOUR OF CROATIA
From SGD 5588
Your Bolivian Tour starts in the city of La Paz and you begin your adventure in the popular street market El Mercado Rodriguez. After some sightseeing, the rest of the day is at your leisure. The next day brings you to the much awaited Uyuni Salt Flats. Marvel at this wonder of nature! Also enjoy your day’s excursion to the Altiplano or the high plateau region. Visit the archeological sites of Puerta del Sol, or the Sun Gate. Lake Titicaca is a must visit on your trip to Bolivia, and that is exactly what we will explore during the trip. In your holiday you get a glimpse of Bolivia in a nutshell.
Day 01: Arrival in Zagreb
Upon arrival in Zagreb, our driver will meet you at the Zagreb Airport and transfer you to the hotel. After you accommodate, we will be on your disposal for all your needs or wishes. After the sightseeing tour an exclusive welcome drink on the terrace on Mt. Srdj with amazing view of Dubrovnik Old Town where you will enjoy in unique panoramic view. Overnight at your hotel in Zagreb area.
Day 02: Zagreb
Enjoy your morning at leisure and then join your local guide for a private walking tour of Zagreb. A walking tour starts from Zagreb’s main square – Ban Jelačić and continues with the visit of two historic settlements – Kaptol and Gradec – from which Zagreb, as a capital city, developed. On Kaptol you will not only learn about the biggest Cathedral in Croatia and Croatia’s Catholic Church but you will also get a chance to discover a picturesque farmer’s market Dolac. After crossing the border between the two hills, today the loveliest walking street in Zagreb, we walk up to Gradec, better known as Zagreb’s Upper Town, and enter it through medieval Stone Gate. Within the old walled hill of Gradec you will get a chance to see the Parliament and Government buildings, as well as St. Mark’s Church with the famous colored roof, baroque church of St. Catharine’s and 16th century Lotrščak tower. In order to get to the nal point of the tour, there’s an option to use Zagreb’s Funicular, originally built in 1890, and known as the shortest funicular in Europe. In the afternoon time on leisure. Taste local specialities at the restaurants and walk along the charming streets and squares of this vibrant town. Overnight at your hotel in Zagreb area.
Day 03: Trakoscan – Varazdin
Today you will have an opportunity to explore a hidden treasures of the northwest region of Croatia – Hrvatsko Zagorje. First visit to historical Trakoscan Castle. According to legend, Trakoscan was named after the Thracian fortress (ARX Thacorum) which allegedly existed in antiquity. Another preserved legend says, it is named after the knights Drachenstein who in the early Middle Ages, ruled the region. Enjoy your time exploring the history of Trakoscan and discover the beauty of green surroundings and the lake. Afterwards the driving continues to Varaždin town, Croatia’s „little Vienna“. Enjoy your Varaždin sightseeing tour with experienced guide and Old Town’s extensive history. Later on you can visit one of the local restaurant in centre to try traditional Zagorje specialities. Return to Zagreb. Overnight at your hotel in Zagreb area.
Day 04: Plitvice Lakes
After breakfast transfer from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes National Park, a Croatia’s natural masterpiece and UNESCO World Heritage Site Plitvice Lakes are a unique natural phenomenon – 16 picturesques lakes which are connected by a number of cascading waterfalls. Travertine barriers, which are made in the period of about ten thousand years, are one of the fundamental features of the park. The lakes are renowned for their distinctive colors, ranging from azure to green, grey or blue, depending on the quantity of minerals or organisms in the water and the angle of sunlight. After walking tour with your local guide, you will have time for leisure, We recommend a very good restaurant not far from the National Park, with local specialities. Overnight at your hotel in Plitvice Lakes area.
Day 05: Plitvice Lakes – Zadar
Private transfer from your hotel in Plitvice to Zadar. Later afternoon your local guide will take you to discover the beauties of Zadar. It is a city monument, surrounded by historical ramparts, a treasury of the archaeological and monumental riches of ancient Roman and medieval times, Renaissance and many contemporary architectural achievements such as the rst sea organs in the world. A three thousand years old, Zadar has remains dating from the early Stone Age, while from the Neolithic it has remains of many human settlements. In Zadar we will see the Church of St. Donat, a city symbol from the early middle ages, Kalelarga, Cathedral of St. Anastasia and city walls from Roman times and middle ages. Time on leisure to explore the city by yourself, enjoy luch at the best restaurants and drink coffee in a local café. Do not miss the walk to the sea organ in the late afternoon and experience the most beautiful sunset in the world. Overnight in your hotel in Zadar area.
Day 06: Sibenik – Skradin – Split
After breakfast and check out at your hotel in Zadar we are going more to the south, following crystal clear Adriatic sea. Enjoy a walking tour of Sibenik, the oldest Croatian town on the Adriatic coast. It is also called Krešimir’s town, since it was the residence of King Petar Krešimir IV, the most important ruler of the ancient Croatian state. Its narrow winding streets, stony houses, many staircases and the remains of the city walls give Šibenik that romantic Mediterranean atmosphere. In Šibenik, we will see the unique monument of European sacral architecture – St. Jacobs Cathedral, which has been listed as UNESCO’s World Cultural Monument. The Šibenik Cathedral, adorned with 72 stone heads, is the most signi cant architectural creation in Croatia from 15th and 16th century. The cathedral, the Renaissance town hall, the Prince’s castle, the neighboring churches and palaces – all are a part of an impressive square, probably the most beautiful one in the town planning heritage of Croatia. After the tour drive continues to small village of Skradin for exclusive wine tasting and dinner at one of the local wineries. Overnight at your hotel in Split area.
Day 07: Trogir
Today you will enjoy exploring Split and Trogir with your local guide. Starting your morning in the heart and soul of the city, you’ll explore Split’s colourful green market, have a coffee, watch the locals, learn a little about the history and local culture and traditions. You may wish to visit a 15th Century Style Library Wine Bar. The core of the old town is the famous Diocletian’s Palace constructed by Roman emperor Diocletian 1700 years ago and inscribed in the UNESCO World heritage List. Many remains from the Roman period, as well as from other periods of the past, can be seen in Split. The Emperor’s square, or Peristil, the Cathedral of Split, the bell tower of St. Duje, Prokurative, and Mestrovic gallery, are the most famous among them. After this pleasant walking tour we proceed to Trogir, a short 30 minute drive north of Split. A small islet connected by a bridge to the mainland is founded in the 3rd century BC by the Greeks, later rulers were Rome, Byzantium, Venice and Austria but the deepest cultural expansion has been left by the Croats. Trogir is still very well preserved and is as well on the UNESCO”S World Heritage list. After walk, free time for exploration or maybe lunch at cozy local restaurants. Return to Split in the late afternoon. Walk down the famous Split waterfront called Riva to feel the atmosphere and enjoy your evrning. Overnight at your hotel in Split area.
Day 08: Dubrovnik
After breakfast transfer from the hotel in Split to Dubrovnik. On the way to Overnight at your hotel in Dubrovnik area. Dubrovnik we will arrange a break for lunch or coffee, according to your needs and wishes.
Day 09: Dubrovnik
Enjoy the day exploring this beautiful town with your local guide. In Dubrovnik the stone talks; from its most hidden corners to its sumptuous palaces that have all been silent witnesses to the time when this city was the seat of the glorious Republic of Ragusa. The city of Dubrovnik is both a museum and a picturesque stage where cultural heritage and contemporary life meet. Walk down the main street of the Old Town – Stradun – to the statue of Orlando; the keeper of the ag of Liberty. Strolling along the narrow streets of the Old Town Dubrovnik, you will come across numerous sights such as the Rector’s Palace, Franciscan Monastery and reveal some of the most fascinating stories hidden behind its stone walls. After walking tour we will take you to the top of Mount Srd. From there you will have an amazing view of Dubrovnik Old town and its islands. Enjoy your fresh cocktail and time. There is also a possibility for a buggy adventure on the top of Mount Srd! Overnight at your hotel in Dubrovnik area.
Day 10: Ston & Peljesac wine tour
Today we are going to Peljesac peninsula, one of the most famous wineyard area in Croatia. All the major civilizations, like Illyrians, Greeks, Romans, Venetians, French and Austro-Hungary Monarchy, left their traces in this part of the Mediterranean. The culture of growing grapes dates back 4,000 years, from the ancient Greeks. Due to its speci c geographic and climatic predispositions, this area has become a leading region in growing grapes and producing wine. We will visit one of the most famous Croatian winery and participate in wine tasting of unique sorts of wine accompanied by a wine expert from the winery. On the way back to Dubrovnik you have the opportunity to visit Ston, a small town famous for its old salt ats and the second longest city walls in the world. Your host will welcome you at seafront in Mali Ston and take you on a boat trip to visit a shell sh farm with shells tasting and a presentation of the cultivation and its history. Overnight at your hotel in Dubrovnik area.
Day 11: Departure day
Say goodbye to Dubrovnik and return to your home. Private departure transfer to Dubrovnik Airport.
- Accommodation in 5 Star and 4 Star hotel with Breakfast
- Private Luxury transport (Mercedes E Class or V Class)
- Private Sightseeing tours as mentioned
- Entrance tickets for Plitvice National Park
- Dinner and wine tasting at Bibich Winery
- Wine Tasting in Potomje
- Oyster tasting and visit to shellfish farm
- Private Airport Transfers
- Tour Guide
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
- All rates are per person based on sharing basis for a group of 4
- Rates are valid till Dec 2017 (Charges may vary for travel in August/September)
- Meals/Drinks offered may differ according to package
- Confirmation of package is subject to Hotel Availability
- All rates & tour itineraries are subject to change without notice
- All activities are subject to change relative to weather conditions
- Prices do not include any additional Airport charges or other charges