Best of Croatia....
Destinations: Dubrovnik, Montenegro, Mostar, Neretva Valley, Split, Sibenik, NP Krka, Hvar
1. Day: Arrival at the airport of Dubrovnik
2. Day: Dubrovnik
3. Day: Dubrovnik – Konavle with wine taste - Dubrovnik
4. Day: Dubrovnik – Montenegro - Dubrovnik
5. Day: Dubrovnik – Mostar
6. Day: Mostar – Neretva Valley ( Photo Safari ) – Split
7. Day: Split
8. Day: Šibenik & National Park of Krka - Split
9. Day: Whole day trip to the Island of Hvar - Split
10. Day: Split – departure from the airport of Split
Program of the tour includes:
9 nights/10 days
4 BB in Dubrovnik, hotel 3 to 4*
1 HB in Mostar, hotel 2 to 3 *
4 BB in Split, hotel 3 to 4*
Croatian tour guide
Transport by modern tourist/mini bus according to the program for all days (depending on the size of the group)
entrance tickets for the city walls, Franciscan monastery and Rector's palace
trip to Konavle with wine tasting
excursion to Montenegro
local guide in Dubrovnik, Mostar, Split, Šibenik, Hvar
optional (Neretva valley – Photo Safari)
local guide in Split
entrance ticket to Krka Waterfalls National Park
organised lunch in rural household near Krka Waterfalls National Park
trip to the Island of Hvar; organised lunch in Hvar
ferry ticket Split –Hvar –Split
Preparation costs and organization of excursions, bail, VAT, insurance during travel
Period: April, May, June, October, September, November
Minimum: 6 persons
Price – on request
For this journey, Maranta's general conditions for tourist package tours are valid.
1. Day – Arrival at the airport of Dubrovnik
Upon arrival, the bus with tour leader will be waiting for the group at the airport and then transfer to the hotel (1st day programme depends on the exact time of the arrival of the plane). Overnight.
2. Day – Dubrovnik
After breakfast drive to the center of Dubrovnik and walking tour in the center of the old town with local guide. The tour will take about 3,5 hours and includes entrance tickets to the city walls, Franciscan monastery and Rector's palace (http://www.tzdubrovnik.hr/lang/en/index.html). After the tour, lunch can be organised in the center of the town or group can organize their free time as they want. In the late afternoon, transfer to the hotel, (optional dinner in the hotel), overnight stay.
3. Day - Dubrovnik – Konavle with wine taste - Dubrovnik
After breakfast, trip to Konavle with wine tasting (Konavle embroidery, folk costumes and excellent wines). This is an area with special natural beauties and contrasts: hills and valleys, mountains and karst, blue and green, traditions preserved through folklore, distinctive traditional folk costumes and embroider, the harmony of man and nature (https://visit.cavtat-konavle.com/en). Drive back to hotel, overnight stay.
4. Day – Dubrovnik – Montenegro - Dubrovnik
After breakfast, whole day excursion to Montenegro: Perast – Kotor - Budva- St. Stephen - sea pearls of the Montenegro coast. Montenegro has a spectacular nature, and can offer you a complete relaxation, rest, great fun, adrenaline breakthroughs and research excitements (https://www.lonelyplanet.com/montenegro). Drive back to Dubrovnik/Cavtat and overnight stay.
5. Day - Dubrovnik – Mostar
Drive by bus to Mostar (Bosnia & Herzegovina), the town that lies on the river Neretva, was built around the old bridge, dating from 1566., near the former suspension bridge. The bridge is the main symbol of Mostar, one could say – its beating heart for centuries. A walk through Mostar is actually a walk through time. Dinner and overnight stay in Mostar.
6. Day - Mostar – Neretva Valley ( Photo Safari ) – Split
After breakfast, drive to Split through Neretva valley (optional – Photo Safari). Take the Neretva's ship, called ˝Lađa˝ and discover the secrets of Neretva. Sail with ancient mariners and pirates.... Refresh yourself in Neretva's house reachable by water way only, and feel the spirit of the past when people lived here without electricity and without water. After the tour, drive to Split and overnight stay.
7. Day - Split
After breakfast, drive to the center of Split for the sightseeing tour accompanied with a local guide. It is the town of Saint Domnius, famous for its rich historical heritage. This beautiful 1700 years old town has an interesting story of the foundation from Emperor's Diocletian Palace. Split is a town that offers shade of the Marjan forest in the western part of the peninsula, 15 kilometers of promenades by the sea and Dalmatian song in the cobbled streets of the old town (https://www.visitsplit.com/en/1/welcome-to-split). After sightseeing tour, free time in the center. Transfer to hotel in the late afternoon. Overnight stay in Split.
8. Day - National Park of Krka - Split
Drive by bus to Krka National park, which got it's name because of the river Krka, with 7 big waterfalls and unique flora and fauna. In the area of the park, many cultural and historic remains from Paleolithic period up to Middle age can be seen. Most important constructions are: Franciscan church and monastery which guests will visit and abbey Krka with rich artistic collection. After the visit, lunch is organised in rural household nearby. Drive to Šibenik and visit of the St James's cathedral, under the protection of UNESCO (http://www.sibenik-tourism.hr/en/). Drive back to Split and overnight stay.
9. Day - Island of Hvar - Split
Bus transfer to the Split port, from which the ferry will take you to the town of Hvar on the Island of Hvar (app. drive will take 2,5 hours ). The Island of Hvar is known as the island of lavander fields, culture, beautiful beaches and the town of Hvar is magnificent and popular town that leaves it's visitors breathless (http://www.hvarinfo.com/hr/). After the tour, lunch is organised in Hvar. Return by ferry back to Split. Transfer to hotel and overnight stay.
10. Day – Split – airport
After breakfast, drive by bus to Split airport (depends on the time of the flight from Split).