Croatia Express
9 Days Escorted Tour from Zagreb, Plitvice, Split, Island Hvar, Dubrovnik & Montenegro

Features and Inclusions

  • 8 nights in First Class hotels, rooms with private facilities

  • Airport transfers

  • Service charges and hotel taxes

  • Breakfast Daily and 4 dinners

  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach

  • Professional English Speaking Tour Director throughout

  • Sightseeing Tours Included: Zagreb, Plitvice, Split, Island Hvar, Dubrovnik, Montenegro

  • Headsets will be provided for included sightseeing tours, so you can easily hear your guide's commentary

  • Luggage handling

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Preferred Hotels

Zagreb:

Westin (DLX) or similar

Split:

President or similar (F)

Hvar:

Amfora or similar (F)

Dubrovnik:

Lapad or similar (F)

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Departures and Prices 2017

Starting Dates

Terminating Dates

April 26

May 4

May 10

May 18

May 24

June 1

June 7

June 15

June 21

June 29

August 23

August 31

September 13

September 21

September 20

September 28

October 11

October 19

Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 1870.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 749.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrive Zagreb, Wednesday
You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The day is at leisure until a welcome dinner. (D,O)

Day 2: Zagreb, Thursday
A morning sightseeing tour will take you along the historic Upper Town. See St. Mark’s Church, St. Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral, the Parliament and the Government Palace. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the winding streets of the old town or take an optional excursion to the countryside. (B,O)

Day 3: Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes & Split, Friday
Journey south, and visit Plitvice Lakes National Park, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Have your camera ready and take a walking tour around several of the lower lakes. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder with 16 terraced lakes surrounded by thickly wooded mountains and lush vegetation. After your visit, drive southbound to Split. (B,D,O)

Day 4: Split to Island Hvar, Saturday
Today begins with a walking tour of the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. See the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle and the Cathedral. Time on your own, until embarkation. In the afternoon we board the ferry and sail to Hvar Island. Dinner and overnight. (B,D,O)

Day 5: Island Hvar, Sunday
The town of Hvar is unique cultural and historical heritage and an important tourist destination with a centuries-old tradition in tourism. Enjoy morning orientation walking tour of Hvar, featuring views of the Fortress and Franciscan Monastery. Conde Nast Travel Magazine included Hvar Island among the 10 most beautiful Islands in the world. During the afternoon, kick back, relax and enjoy this beautiful Island on your own. (B,O)

Day 6: Hvar to Dubrovnik, Monday
Morning departure from Hvar Island to mainland and continue to the pearl of Adriatic Dubrovnik. Drive along pictures Croatian Coast line and admire the natural beauty everyone is talking about. (B,D,O)

Day 7: Dubrovnik, Tuesday
Dubrovnik is a famous city enlisted as UNESCO’s World Heritage. In the morning there will be a walking tour of “Old Dubrovnik”; the Rector's Palace, Bell Tower Clock, Orlando’s Column and the Sponza Palace. You will also see the Dominican Monastery and Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy, one of the oldest in the world. (B,O)

Day 8: Dubrovnik, Wednesday
Travel to the Republic of Montenegro. Head towards the mouth of the beautiful Bay of Kotor, the longest and deepest fjord in Southern Europe. Visit city of Kotor and proceed with a boat ride to Our Lady of the Rocks, one of two islets off the coast of Perast. The Roman Catholic Church is the largest building on the inlet, with a museum attached to it. Upon return to the coast, we will stop in Perast, an old charming coastal town. Visit city of Kotor before returning to Dubrovnik. Evening at leisure. (B,O)

Day 9: Dubrovnik, Thursday
After breakfast we drive to the airport for your flight home. (B)


B=Breakfast; D=Dinner; O=Overnight                                   kits810

 

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