Croatia and Adriatic Cruise
10 days from Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes, Zadar, Trogir, Split, Hvar, Korcula, Mljet & Dubrovnik

Features and Inclusions

  • 2 nights in deluxe class hotels, rooms with private facilities 

  • 7 nights cruise from Zagreb on board M/S Aloha or Karizma in cabin with private facilities

  • Airport arrival and departure transfers

  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach as per itinerary

  • Breakfast daily, 6 lunches and 2 dinners 

  • 1 captain's dinner, including wine, beet and soft drinks

  • Complimentary bottled water, coffee & tea onboard cruise ship

  • Professional Tour & Cruise Manager throughout

  • Free Wi-fi onboard

  • Luggage Handling

  • Whisper technology enhanced touring

  • Service charges and hotel taxes

  • Sightseeing per itinerary

  • Not Included: Port tax of $130 per person

 

Preferred Hotels

Zagreb:

Westin (DLX) or similar

 

Departures and Prices 2017

Starting Dates

Terminating Dates

April 27

May 6

Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 2374.00

Single Per Person on Request basis

$ 1849.00

Supplement for cat A Main Deck per person

$ 192.00

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Starting Dates

Terminating Dates

May 18

May 27

June 29

July 8

September 7

September 16

Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 2489.00

Single Per Person on Request basis

$ 1849.00

Supplement for cat A Main Deck per person

$ 192.00

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Starting Dates

Terminating Dates

July 13*

July 22

July 27

August 5

August 10*

August 19

August 24

September 2

Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 2406.00

Single Per Person on Request basis

$ 1849.00

Supplement for cat A Main Deck per person

$ 192.00

* Cruise on Aloha

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ITINERARY

Day 1: Thursday - Arrive Zagreb

You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. (D,O)

Day 2: Friday - Zagreb

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: Saturday - Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes and Zadar

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. On to Zadar and the port to embark on your yacht. Later, gather with your fellow "sailors" for a Welcome Reception on board followed by dinner. (B,D,O)

 

Day 4: Sunday - Zadar - Sali

Zadar's historical center is a pedestrian zone, perfect to explore on foot. Set out on a walking tour and admire the 16th-century walls built by the Venetians as a defense from the Turks. On to see the 16th century Port Gate where the Venetian lion still stands guard over the entrance, the Square of the Five Wells, Church of St. Donat, the Roman Forum (1st century BC) and the largest cathedral in Dalmatia, St. Anastasia. Returning to the yacht, enjoy lunch as you sail to Sali. Explore the town tonight, and have dinner on your own in one of the restaurants. (B,L,O)

 

Day 5: Monday - Sali - Sibenik

Take in the scenic natural beauty of two National Parks today. Start in Kornati, home to more than 140 islands with numerous coves and crystal clear waters. Stop for a swim during your lunchtime cruise. Next is Krka, with its breathtaking waterfalls. After your visit here, coach to Sibenik where your yacht is anchored. Your evening is at leisure in town. (B,L,O)

 

Day 6: Tuesday - Sibenik - Trogir - Split

Take a break for a swim during your morning cruise. Sail through lunch, arriving in the UNESCO listed city of Trogir this afternoon. There's time on your own before heading to Split. Here, a walking tour of the historic inner city shows off 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. (B,L,O)

 

Day 7: Wednesday - Split - Bol - Hvar

Stop in Bol, home to one of the best beaches in Croatia, the Golden Horn. This long, golden pebble beach is unique in that it changes shape and position depending on the winds. Go for a swim in the clear blue waters before sailing to Hvar. Here, a sightseeing tour includes views of the first public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeare's theatre in there UK), the Franciscan Monastery, and many more historic sights. The evening is free to explore Hvar and to dine on your own at one of the excellent restaurants. (B,L,O) Note: Due to the limited capacity of the Hvar harbor (during peak season in July and August) port of call can be substituted for Stari Grad/Jelsa. In that case transfer by bus will be organized to and from Hvar.

 

Day 8: Thursday - Hvar - Korcula - Mljet

Relax on deck as you sail to Korcula, with an early afternoon arrival. Korcula is the supposed birthplace of the famed explorer Marco Polo. Take a walking tour through its narrow, cobbled streets and visit the grand Gothic-Baroque Cathedral of St. Mark. Continue sailing to the island of Mljet, where you will enjoy the afternoon tour of Mljet National Park, as you walk around the Great and Small Lakes. This lovely island was supposedly a favorite holiday spot for the Greek hero Ulysses! Tonight, enjoy captain's dinner on board your ship. (B,L,D,O)

 

Day 9: Friday - Mljet - Dubrovnik

In the morning sail to Dubrovnik, so called "Pearl of Adriatic," a UNESCO World Heritage Site. While Dubrovnik take a walking tour of the old town and visit the Rector's Palace and Francisan Monastery with is Pharmacy. Your evening is free to explore here in the "Pearl of Adriatic," a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (B,L,O)

 

Day 10: Saturday - Dubrovnik

Disembark after breakfast. You will be transferred to Dubrovnik airport for your flight home. (B)

 

Pre/Post Stay Rates:

Price per person per night in hotel Westin, Zagreb

4/25-10/31                       $98 in double; $159 in single

 

Price per person per night in hotel Lacroma, Dubrovnik

4/28-5/18 & 10/13-10/31  $110 in double; $175 in single

5/19-6/15 & 19/29-10/12  $150 in double; $235 in single

6/16-7/8 & 9/21-9/28       $170 in double; $268 in single

7/9-9/20                         $187 in double; $291 in single

 

 

 

 

Ship Information:

M/S “Princess Aloha” built in 2013 is classified 5*, they are 125 ft. long, 26 ft. wide, with cruising speed of 9 NM. Boats are brand new and made by 2013 standards. Capacity: 38 persons. They have 18 cabins with twin or double beds and some of them with possibility for an additional bed. Cabins are made under new standards, each cabin has A/C, LCD TV, safe deposit box, fire alarm, internal communication system between room and bar. Bathrooms are equipped with WC, shower, wash basin, hairdryer, slippers, bathrobe, and cosmetic package.

 


B= Breakfast   L= Lunch   D= Dinner   O= Overnight             kits225