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Known for its sapphire water and ancient towns, Croatia is a travellers dream. Plitvice Lakes National Park is a mass of 16 sparkling lakes, crashing waterfalls and delightful pathways. Descend into Cetina River’s canyon as you walk and float through subterranean tunnels, swim in natural pools and see 180m high waterfalls. Taste local ingredients as you create a traditional Croatian dish, sipping wine from the top vineyards in the region. Stroll the streets of Old Town Zadar and Zagreb taking in the culture of these charming cities.

Join this action packed itinerary with focus on local history, culture, wine and cuisine. This 15 day introduction to this beautiful and lively country will only make you dream of coming back.

Highlights

  • Bike around beautiful Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Canyon in the Cetina River
  • Wine Tour through Hvar
  • Enjoy a hands on cooking class
  • Eat oysters with local fishermen
  • Culinary tour of Dubrovnik
  • Luxury accommodation and expert guides

Itinerary

Day 1 - Arrival

Private transfer from Zagreb airport to your hotel.

Day 2 - Zagreb

Take a 2 hour sightseeing tour visiting the main square - Ban Jelacic Square, stroll through the center and proceed Uptown. You'll also see the Cathedral, St. Mark's Church and House of Parliament, Stone Doors and the Croatian National Theater along with other significant areas. Part of this tour will be done by segway.

Day 3 - Plitvice Lakes

You will be picked up by your English speaking driver and transferred to Plitvice Lakes (2 hrs) where you have the rest of the day at leisure. We suggest visiting the National Park (ticket included).

Day 4 - Bike Tour

Meet your English speaking guide in Korana village, the doorstep to Plitvice Lakes National Park. You will be provided with your equipment and a short safety demonstration before you begin the scenic bike ride, ending where you started, in Korana village.

Day 5 - Zadar

This morning you will transfer to Zadar (1.5 hrs) and spend the day at leisure.

Day 6 - Free Day

You have a free day to do as you please. We suggest sightseeing in Old Town and taking a walk to the Cathedral of St. Anastasia and Church of St. Donatus.

Day 7 - Split

Transfer to Split (1.5 hrs), en route we suggest stopping at Trogir, a town-museum under UNESCO protection. Spend the evening at leisure.

Day 8 - Basic Canyoning on Cetina

Meet your guide for an exciting day of canyoning on the River of Cetina.

Day 9 - Speedboat transfer to Hvar

Make your way to the Split Harbor where your skipper awaits. Enjoy the speedboat transfer to Hvar, where 13th-century walls surround beautifully ornamented Gothic palaces and traffic free marble streets.

Day 10 - Half Day Wine Tour

Today you will visit 2 of Hvar's most celebrated wineries.

Day 11 - Hvar Cooking Class

Spend the morning at leisure before meeting your personal driver and starting your cooking class in Malo Grablje, a picturesque and abandoned village of Hvar Island.

Day 12 - Dubrovnik with Oysters

Return to the Hvar Harbor where your skipper awaits to transfer you to Split. Your driver will pick you up and you'll enjoy a break on Peljesac peninsula, famous for the longest city walls in Europe. Enjoy lunch at a fine restaurant (not included) and an oyster tasting (included) on a boat with a local fisherman. Continue on to Dubrovnik.

Day 13 - Magic Gastro and History Experience

Highlighting the history, culture and main town attractions of the UNESCO protected Dubrovnik Old Town, the taste of Dubrovnik tour will take you to five stops at different eno-gastro points, all with a goal of illustrating local traditions, typical regional ingredients and contemporary views of historic specialities.

Day 14 - Buggy Safari with Cable Car

Your driver will bring you to the base of the cable car, where at the top your instructor awaits you for your buggy safari tour. Just 5 minutes from Old Town Dubrovnik you'll be amazed by the views and wilderness. Get off the beaten path in your 2-seater buggy, explore the Imperial Fortress, war museum or simply enjoy the views.

Day 15 - Departure

Meet your driver in the lobby who will transfer you to the airport for your departure flight.

 

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Trip Route

Cost

Starting Zagreb/Ending Dubrovnik

Due to the great fluctuation of the euro currency, prices for all of our services will be quoted upon request. This policy enables us to provide you with the most competitive quotes. We invite you to browse our website to select the travel style that meets your needs, our Customs Travel Advisors are only a call/email away ready to provide any assistance in designing your itinerary.