Best of The Balkans - Leisure Holidays

Best of The BalkansCroatia

From RM5,624 / per person for 9 nights
Weave your way through the historic centres of Zagreb, Dubrovnik and Split, and unwind amongst the dramatic waterfalls and emerald lakes in Plitvice National Park.

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Summary

Admire the charming medieval cities and extraordinary natural beauty of the Balkans with sightseeing in the historic centres of Zagreb, Dubrovnik and Split. You'll also see the vivid emerald green lakes and dramatic waterfalls in the beautiful Plitvice National Park.

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Itinerary

Transfer

On arrival at Zagreb Airport transfer will operate at 11.30am and 2pm. Guests arriving later should make their own way to the hotel.

Return transfers on the last travel day will arrive at Zagreb Airport at 7am and 11.30pm.

Accommodation

Day 1 & 2: Hotel Panorama

Day 3: Hotel Hollywood

Day 4: City Hotel

Day 5 & 6: Hotel Adria

Day 7 & 8: Hotel Katarina

Day 9: Hotel Panorama

Day 10: Depart Zagreb

Sightseeing

Day 1: Arrive Zagreb
Spend the afternoon relaxing or take a stroll. This evening, meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for an included dinner.


Day 2: Zagreb sightseeing and free time
Your Local Specialist shows you the highlights including the Upper and Lower town, vibrant market place, the majestic cathedral, Archbishop's Palace, St. Mark's Church and the Opera House. Spend free time exploring the winding streets of the Old Town.


Day 3: Zagreb - Sarajevo Sightseeing
Travel south from Croatia into Bosnia-Herzegovina before arriving in the fascinating capital city Sarajevo.The city contains synagogues, mosques, orthodox as well as Catholic churches - all in one city.


Day 4: Sarajevo - Medjugorje - Mostar
Today leave Sarajevo and travel through dramatic mountainous scenery to Medjugorje. Later travel to Mostar where you'll meet your Local Specialist. 


Day 5: Mostar - Dubrovnik Sightseeing
This morning after breakfast travel towards the Dalmatian coast and the spectacular medieval city of Dubrovnik. Enjoy a sightseeing walking tour of the main sights with a Local Specialist. Admire the Rector's Palace, the city walls, Onofrio's Fountain and the Franciscan and Dominican monasteries.


Day 6: Dubrovnik - Free day
Enjoy a completely free day in Dubrovnik to explore at your own pace. Dine tonight at your hotel.


Day 7: Dubrovnik - Split
Depart Dubrovnik and travel north along the spectacular Adriatic coast, past old fishing villages and new resorts, to Split. Enjoy a city tour with a Local Specialist featuring the historic inner city and the remnants of Split's Roman heritage.


Day 8: Split Free Day
Enjoy exploring Split, take a stroll along the beaches or join an Optional Experience to Hvar, one of the most beautiful islands in the Croatian archipelago.


Day 9: Split - Plitvice - Zagreb
Travel to the forested National Park of Plitvice. Admire the breathtaking waterfalls and lakes of this spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Site on your walking tour with a Local Specialist. This evening arrive at your hotel in Zagreb, where you dine tonight.


Day 10: Depart Zagreb
Say farewell to your companions as this trip comes to an end. 

Extras

Included Extras

Please find below a selection of extras that are included within the price of your tour.

On-Trip Transport

Luxury air-conditioned coach

Meals

13 meals as per itinerary - 9 Buffet breakfasts, 4 Three course dinners

Local Specialists

Local specialists to bring locations alive

Travel Director

An expert Travel Director and separate driver

Hotel Charges & Local Taxes

All baggage handling, hotel charges and local taxes

Optional Extras

All of the below extras are additional to the price of your tour, and can be selected on the next stage.

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