Welcome to Croatia
On arrival at Zagreb International Airport, you will be met by our local representative and you will be transferred to the hotel.
The day is free, for you to explore the city at your own pace.
Zagreb, Croatia’s northwestern capital, is distinguished by its 18th- and 19th-century Austro-Hungarian architecture. At its center, Upper Town is the site of the Gothic, twin-spired Zagreb Cathedral and 13th-century St. Mark’s Church, with a colorfully tiled roof. Nearby is pedestrian-friendly Tkalčićeva Street, lined with outdoor cafes. Lower Town has the main square, Ban Jelačić, plus shops, museums and parks.
Overnight in Zagreb.
Breakfast at the hotel. Proceed to a city center meeting point, where you will meet your tour guide for the Zagreb walking city tour. Take a walk with us and discover art, architecture, history and everyday life of Croatia's capital city, Zagreb! We start at Zagreb's main square, The Ban Jelačić Square, where we introduce you to the founding of the city, its historical and legendary origins. Passing through the Praška Street we come to the lively park called Zrinjevac. In no time you will feel the difference between the crowded main square, and suddenly dive into the green peaceful beauty that is Zrinjevac. Surrounding the park, you will see many beautiful historical buildings, and various museums and galleries.
At the Square we can admire the building and check which exhibition is on display at the moment. Passing through the park, we come to Zagreb's main railway station, built in the late 19th century. Following the street we come to the Art-Deco-styled Esplanade Hotel, and talk about its history and famous guests. The next green stop on our route is the Botanical garden, a beautiful green oasis in the centre of the city which holds many domestic and exotic plants. Crossing the street, we find ourselves in front of the Croatian National Archive, a beautiful Art Noveau building, and stop to talk about the father of Croatian literature, Marko Marulić, whose statue is situated in front of the entrance. The tour takes us further, towards the Croatian National Theatre and the building of University of Zagreb, where you will get familiar with the works of Croatia's most renowned sculptor, the late Ivan Meštrović.
Breakfast at the hotel. Explore the first and largest national park in Croatia and discover Rastoke, a hidden gem called 'Little Plitvice. Get to know the oldest and most famous Croatian National Park Plitvice Lakes and the unique, still unknown place of Rastoke and complete your stay with an unforgettable day in pristine nature. Turquoise lakes, large and small waterfalls, deep green forests, watermills, over 20 km of footpaths through the Park, boat ride and panoramic train, are waiting for you to visit them. An experienced, licensed guide will make you acquainted with the natural beauties in the heart of Croatia. Explore the sensational Plitvice Lakes National Park on this one day tour from Zagreb. Meet us at our centrally located meeting point and start an exciting journey towards this UNESCO-listed site, one of the must-see sights in the area. Just before arriving at Plitvice Lakes the path will take us to Rastoke, which is a little village full of little ponds and waterfalls and therefore also called 'Little Plitvice'. The unanticipated beauty of this National Park lies in its sixteen stunning turquoise-colored lakes, harmoniously inter-connected by a chain of waterfalls and surrounded by serene deep-green forests. Explore the lakes with a professional guide, breathe in the fresh mountain air and enjoy a short boat ride across one of the lakes while listening to the sound of water crashing against the ground. Return to Zagreb in the late afternoon where you'll be dropped off at the meeting point.
After breakfast. You will be transferred to Zagreb airport for your onward flight to Zadar.
On arrival in Zadar the driver will be waiting for you and transferred to your hotel. Check in to your hotel.
Day is free, for you to explore the city at your own pace.
Zadar, a city on Croatia’s Dalmatian coast, is known for the Roman and Venetian ruins of its peninsular Old Town. There are several Venetian gates in the city walls. Surrounding the Roman-era Forum is 11th-century St. Mary’s Convent, with religious art dating to the 8th century. There’s also the grand, 12th-century St. Anastasia’s Cathedral and the round, 9th-century pre-Romanesque Church of St. Donatus.
Overnight in Zadar.
Breakfast at the hotel. Today an expert guide will introduce you to Zadar’s tumultuous history whilst you get to know the historical and cultural landmarks that make up this absorbing city that remains relatively off the beaten track.
Explore the intriguing Roman Forum, founded by the first Roman Emperor Augustus, as well as the Church of St Donatus; symbol of the city, and St Anastasia’s Cathedral, the largest cathedral in Dalmatia. Learn all about the rich history of the old town whilst admiring the ancient monuments, city walls, Square of Five Wells, People's Square and former city gates. With 3,000 years of colourful history under its belt, Zadar is a fascinating ancient city with a coastal setting. What’s more, you have to see and hear it to believe it, but the Sea Organ and Sun Salutation are an equally fascinating sight. Designed by a local architect, they give Zadar an edge with the Sun Salutation putting on a light show from energy collected during the day, and the Sea Organ emitting hypnotic and unique sounds as the sea tickles its whistles and pipes. At the end of the tour, your guide will happily recommend museums, restaurants and bars for you to enjoy your stay.
After breakfast. You will be transferred to Zadar airport for your onward flight to Pula.
On arrival in Pula the driver will be waiting for you and transferred to your hotel. Check in to your hotel.
Pula, a seafront city on the tip of Croatia’s Istrian Peninsula, is known for its protected harbor, beach-lined coast and Roman ruins. Settled in the prehistoric era and valued for its strategic location, Pula has been occupied, destroyed and rebuilt numerous times. The Romans, Ostrogoths and Venetians, as well as the Allied Forces in World War II, have each administered the city.
Overnight in Pula.
Breakfast at the hotel. Step back in time to the good old days where togas were all the rage! Come face to face with an enormous Roman amphitheatre and see Croatia from an entirely new point of view. Break away from the norm and explore different facets to the country that are almost unheard of. You’ll be served up views of the smooth sea and untainted nature in this pretty city. As well as the obvious trade of tourism, many other industries still exist such as winemaking, fishing and shipbuilding. Due to the Venetians reign over Pula for over 400 hundred years: some of their architecture still remains there until today. By far, the most notable is the magnificent Roman amphitheatre. Pula Arena boasts four side towers and is thus the largest of its kind. This is the best kept ancient monument in the entire country. It really is a work of art! Strolling around and through the amazing ancient arches, it won’t be long before your imagination runs wild just picturing all that would and could have happened in a place built over a thousand years ago. A village which appears to be suspended in midair as it is encompassed by candy floss esque clouds. It looks like something out of a fairytale, so magical and at the same time so mesmerising! This side to Croatia is certainly a far cry from the typical tourist hotspots. Delight in the essence of the olive groves in what is better known as the “village in the clouds”.
After breakfast. You will be transferred to Pula airport for your onward flight to Split.
On arrival in Split the driver will be waiting for you and transferred to your hotel. Check in to your hotel.
Split is the second-largest city of Croatia and the largest city of the region of Dalmatia, with about 250,000 people living in its urban area. It lies on the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea and is spread over a central peninsula and its surroundings.
Overnight in Split.
Breakfast at the hotel. Begin your royal secret of Split adventure in the not-so-modest home of the Roman emperor Diocletian. His colossal 1,700-year-old palace is not only a UNESCO World Heritage Monument, but also a popular hangout for locals of Split and the cast of Game of Thrones. As we wander into the heart of the city, peristil, we’ll discover the secrets of Diocletian’s life hidden in the walls of the world’s best preserved Roman palace – find out why he loved salad so much and why a piece of the mythical White Stone can make you happy. It is no secret, however, that the way to a Dalmatian’s heart is through the stomach. We’ll show you a traditional fish market, peskarija, where locals have been buying fresh seafood for centuries. Your mouth will surely be watering by now, so we’ll take you for a traditional Dalmatian snack fit for a king – air-dried smoked meat, soft sheep cheese, octopus salad, anchovies and olives. During your snack, your local guide will regale you with Split tales, past and present. After all, wine is one of our oldest traditions and a staple of the Mediterranean diet, so just stay calm and do as the Romans do! We’ll finish our tour on the Riva promenade, leaving you feeling as satisfied and pampered as the emperor Diocletian himself. Our local guides will point you to their favourite coffee shops and the best spots for an evening of Dalmatian delicacies and entertainment.
After breakfast. You will be transferred to Split airport for your onward flight to Dubrovnik.
On arrival in Dubrovnik the driver will be waiting for you and transferred to your hotel. Check in to your hotel.
Dubrovnik is a city in southern Croatia fronting the Adriatic Sea. It's known for its distinctive Old Town, encircled with massive stone walls completed in the 16th century. Its well-preserved buildings range from baroque St. Blaise Church to Renaissance Sponza Palace and Gothic Rector’s Palace, now a history museum. Paved with limestone, the pedestrianized Stradun (or Placa) is lined with shops and restaurants.
Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Breakfast at the hotel. Join a group on the highlight of Dubrovnik. Dubrovnik is one of the most picturesque cities in the Mediterranean, and its rich history and culture make it a fascinating place to visit. Drives to the bridge of Dubrovnik to enjoy the stunning main harbor view, followed by a visit to the hill of Srdj, overlooking the City of Dubrovnik. Afterward, meet with your local guide for a tour of the Old Town. Your guide will lead you on a walk along the cobblestone streets of Dubrovnik Old Town, from Pile Gate to the main street, Stradun (Placa), providing you with intriguing facts about the historic palaces, churches, and beautiful hidden corners along the way. You will be amazed by its unique architectural structures such as the Cathedral of St. Blaise and the Church of St. Francis. Learn the story behind the statue of Orlando, the keeper of the flag of Liberty, and other interesting sights as you walk through the City.
Breakfast at the hotel. Today stroll around the historic town of Ston, famous for its giant walls and salt flats before heading to the picturesque island of Korčula where you visit the birthplace of the world-renowned writer and traveller, Marco Polo. Shortly after departing from Dubrovnik, enjoy a short break at the Franjo Tuđman Bridge (Dubrovnik Bridge) where you can take in the spectacular views over the harbor and the town. Continue north with a drive along the Adriatic coast to the town of Ston, discover the second longest city walls in the world (after the Great Wall of China), the old salt flats. Take in the panoramic scenery as you travel alongside famous vineyards of Peljesac peninsula, beautiful countryside and ancient settlements. To make the journey even more interesting, you can listen as your guide discusses the region's wineries and musslels breeding. Upon arrival to Orebić you will board a boat that will take you to the island of Korčula. The beautiful island of Korčula presents a unique contact with nature, and a thousand-year-old history and culture. You will have free time to explore the area at your leisure as well as the opportunity to visit the birthplace of Marco Polo, and the church of St. Marco. After the boat ride back to the mainland, the final stop will be in Potomje where you will participate in wine tasting of famous sorts of wine, domestic brandy, and liquers, accompanied by a wine expert at one of the most famous Croatian wineries.
After breakfast. The day is free until checkout time. The driver will pick you up and drop you to the airport for your onward flight.
AED 11,950/- Per person, Prices are based on twin sharing.
Duration: 13 Days / 12 Nights.
Destinations: Zagreb, Zadar, Pula, Split & Dubrovnik
The rates are subject to availability at the time of booking request. In the event if there are rate changes due to increase in Govt taxes, or hotel charges a surcharge, or BAR rates (Best available rates), we reserve the right to amend the rates without notice. The exchange rate is subject to change. Please ensure that you have secured the relevant visa / entry permits & valid passport. The best source of visa information is the embassy of the country itself.
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Economy class, Dubai / Zagreb / Dubrovnik / Dubai.
Internal flight from Zagreb-Zadar-Pula-Split-Dubrovnik
3 nights in Zagreb based on twin sharing basis.
2 nights in Zadar based on twin sharing basis.
2 nights in Pula based on twin sharing basis.
2 nights in Split based on twin sharing basis.
3 nights in Dubrovnik based on twin sharing basis.
Return airport transfer in Zagreb, Zadar, Pula, Split & Dubrovnik on private car.
Zagreb City, Zadar Roman Forum, Pula Peninsula, Split city & Roman Emperor, Dubrovnik city & old town.
Rastoke-Little Plitvice, National Park Plitvice Lakes, Historic town of Ston, Peljesac Peninsula, Korcula, Orebic, Potomje.
Complimentary travel insurance.
All airline and hotel taxes.