WONDERFUL CROATIA –LAND & DELUXE CRUISE
M/S EQUATOR, M/S FREEDOM M/S BELLA, M/S DESIRE LAND 102
GUARANTEED DEPARTURE IN ENGLISH/FRENCH
11 DAYS, 10 NIGHTS
Day 1 ZAGREB Arrival, Wednesday
As you land in Zagreb, an organized transfer will wait for you at Zagreb Airport. In hotel you will meet your guide, have dinner and spend the night.
DAY 2 ZAGREB – NP PLITVICE, THURSDAY
On our first day of exploring Croatia, we will start with Zagreb. Capital of Croatia is famous for St. Mark’s Church with its multicolored roof. In fact, fortified Upper Town is the city’s historical center. Next we will visit the Cathedral, the Croatian National Theatre and the University. Afterwards we will board our coach which will take us to the most popular national park in Croatia – Plitvice. We will stroll around sixteen lakes and cascading waterfalls. Plitvice Lakes are a natural phenomenon of a rare and unique beauty. We will have dinner and spend the night in Plitvice region.
DAY 3 NP PLITVICE – TROGIR – SPLIT, FRIDAY
Today we will head to the Adriatic Coast. Taste of Mediterranean spirit we will have in Trogir. Gorgeous Trogir is set within medieval walls on a tiny island and mostly famous for Cathedral of St. Lawrence, a show-stopping sight. After Trogir, we will head to Split. Split is Croatia’s second-largest city, very best to enjoy Dalmatian lifestyle. Local guide will wait for us for sightseeing tour of Split. We will see Diocletian’s Palace with the Peristyle, Jupiter’s Temple and the Cathedral. We will have dinner and spend the night in Split.
DAY 4 SPLIT – DUBROVNIK EMBARKATION, SATURDAY
After breakfast, we will head to the city that hides the most beautiful old town in Croatia – Dubrovnik. In Dubrovnik port we will embark on our boat where you will meet your fellow travelers. Cruise Manager has organized a welcome reception followed by a dinner. In the evening you can relax in your cabin or take a walk through Dubrovnik’s old town streets.
DAY 5 DUBROVNIK – ELAPHITI ISLANDS – SLANO (TASTING), SUNDAY
We will start the day with a walking tour of Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of Adriatic”. Local guide will wait for us to show us around. After we return to our boat we will head to Elaphiti islands for a swim stop. In the afternoon we will arrive in Slano, a peaceful fishermen’s village and our starting point to Ston, once fortified small village famous for its oysters. We will spend the night on board in Slano.
Day 6 SLANO – MLJET, Monday
Almost every cruise in Croatia visits the greenest island in Croatia – Mljet. This is exactly what we are going to do, too. We will take a stroll to the famous salt lakes in the Mljet National Park and enjoy the boat ride to the St Mary Isle. However, if you prefer cycling, you can rent bicycles, scooters or kayaks to explore the island on your own. We will spend the night on board in Pomena.
Day 7 MLJET – KORČULA, Tuesday
In the morning we will set sail towards island Korčula, which is famous for its vineyards, olive groves and small villages. We will head to glorious old town Korčula, birthplace of famous merchant, writer and explorer Marco Polo. Local guide will take us on sightseeing tour of the town. We will spend the night here, so you can enjoy in local cuisine at the multiple restaurants and bars.
Day 8 KORČULA – VIS, Wednesday
In the morning, we will head to another island – Vis. Vis is the furthest inhabited island from the mainland. It used to be Yugoslav military base cut off from foreign visitors from the 1950s until 1989. Due to this isolation it can definitely be said that here you can find untouched nature. Take a walk enjoying the view. We will spend the night onboard and enjoy Captain’s dinner.
Day 9 VIS – BIŠEVO – HVAR – STARI GRAD, Thursday
Today we will visit the Blue Cave, a magnificent natural phenomenon and Croatia’s most famous natural sights. In the afternoon we will arrive to town Hvar followed by a tour of the town. It is the most luxurious destination in Croatia – modern hotels and elegant restaurants can be found everywhere. After the tour we will head to Stari Grad another town in Hvar where we will spend the night on board.
Day 10 STARI GRAD – BOL – SPLIT, Friday
In the morning we will head to island Brač and town of Bol. We will take a swim on the most unique beach in Croatia – Golden Horn. After lunch, we will continue to Split. Local guide will wait for us and take us visit historic inner city built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian`s Palace. After the tour you are free to enjoy the rest of the day on your own. We will spend the night onboard in Split.
Day 11 SPLIT departure, Saturday
After breakfast we will transfer you to Split airport or Split hotel of your choice.
- Arrival shared transfer from Zagreb Airport to hotel on the first day and departure shared transfer from harbor to Split Airport on the last day of the tour
- 3-night accommodation in hotels (2 nts in 5* and 1 night in 4*) on half board basis
- Air-conditioned motor coach throughout
- English-speaking tour escort throughout
- 7-night accommodation on board (supreme category boat) in a cabin with private bathroom, A/C & LCD TV
- Daily buffet breakfast
- 6 lunches, all with 4 courses on board
- Welcome dinner and Captain’s dinner on board
- Water dispenser
- Complimentary fresh fruits available daily
- Professional Cruise Manager throughout
- Daily cabin servicing, fresh bed linen and towels midweek
- Luggage handling
- Free Wi-Fi on board
Sightseeing Tours included:
- Local guides for sightseeing tours of Zagreb, Split, Dubrovnik, Korčula and Hvar
- Entrance fees to Plitvice Lakes National Park, Cathedral of St. Lawrence in Trogir, Diocletian’s Palace and Cathedral in Split
- Tasting in Ston
- Entrance to the Mljet National Park: up to 25 EUR per person (depending on the season) to be paid at the entrance. Guide free of charge.
- Entrance to Blue Cave to be paid on the spot – up to 13 EUR per person (depending on the season)
PRICES AND DEPARTURE DATES 2019/20
|May 6, 20||1980 EUR|
|Jun 3, 10||1980 EUR|
|Sep 9, 23||1980 EUR|
|Single suppl.||1320 EUR|
|Main deck suppl.||275 EUR|