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Perian

Hi I’m Perian. I’m originally from Toronto and now live in Italy. I frequently visit Croatia throughout the season in search of new off the beaten track experiences and charming boutique properties for my clients.

Perian

Croatia Specialist

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Overview

  • from $3,720 PP
  • 9 Nights
  • Private
  • Apr - Oct
  • Moderate
  • 10hrs from NYC
  • Dubrovnik

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Highlights

Discover the beauty and history of Croatia on this 9-night tour from Zagreb to Dubrovnik. Visit sparkling lakes, idyllic beaches, beautiful islands, and enchanting centuries-old cities. Begin in Zagreb, travel to world-famous Plitvice Lakes and Krka national parks followed by tours of Split and Trogir. Cross over into Bosnia for a tour of Mostar before continuing to Dubrovnik. Conclude with three nights in stunning Dubrovnik.

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At a Glance

  • Days 1/2
    • Zagreb

      • Private Transfer from Zagreb Airport to Zagreb Hotel
      • Private City and Strukli Tour
  • Day 3
    • Plitvice Lakes

      • Private Transfer from Zagreb Hotel to Plitvice Lakes with Plitvice Lakes National Park for self-guided Tour en-route
  • Days 4-6
    • Split

      • Private Transfer from Plitvice Lakes Hotel to Split Hotel with a stop en-route to tour Krka National Park
      • Private tours of Split & Trogir
      • Free day. OPTIONAL speedboat trip to the Blue Cave and Hvar
  • Days 7-10
    • Dubrovnik

      • Private Transfer from Split Hotel to Dubrovnik Hotel via Bosnia with a guided tour of Mostar
      • Private Dubrovnik Old City tour
      • Private wine & oyster tour
      • Private Transfer from Dubrovnik Hotel to Dubrovnik Airport
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    Day by Day Itinerary

    Day 1 Zagreb: Arrival into Zagreb

    Zagreb, Croatia

    Your adventure through Croatia kicks off in the capital city of Zagreb, which offers a mix of modern and medieval, including Austro-Hungarian architecture reminiscent of Vienna and Budapest. Filled with world-class museums, galleries, and hip cafes, it’s a hub of culture. You’ll be met by your private driver at Zagreb’s airport for transfer to your hotel, with the afternoon enjoyed at your leisure to relax or explore. Perhaps find a spot at an outdoor café to unwind with a drink while people watching.

     

    • Preferred Hotel Hotel Esplanade, Zagreb

    Day 2 Zagreb: Private city & Strukli tour

    Zagreb, Croatia

    Meet your guide for a private city tour that will uncover the highlights of Zagreb and its cobbled streets that will reveal some of its most impressive landmarks like the colorful roof of St. Mark’s Church, Zagreb Cathedral with its twin spires that soar above the skyline, Dolac Market, the Croatian National Theater and more. During the tour, you will break at “La Struk” to sample Croatia’s most well-known delicacy, Strukli.

    • Preferred Hotel Hotel Esplanade, Zagreb

    Day 3 Plitvice Lakes: Transfer to Plitvice Lakes NP & private tour

    Plitvice Lakes, Croatia

    Moving on from Zagreb, your private driver will transfer you to Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a fantasy come to life, best known for its 100 waterfalls and 16 interconnected lakes in various shades of emerald and turquoise. Your professional guide will take you to explore this huge national park. At the end of the tour, you can hop on the train for a panoramic ride back to the north-side entrance.

    • Preferred Hotel Hotel Degenija, Plitvice

    Day 4 Split: Transfer to Split via Krka National Park (self-guided)

    Krka waterfalls

    It’s time to head to the coastal city of Split next, famous for its 4th-century Roman emperor Diocletian’s Palace. Along the way, you will stop to visit Krka National Park. Spend some time admiring this natural beauty spot and explore the restored stone houses, watermills, exhibits, and workshops. The network of forest pathways, trails, and wooden bridges will lead you to the discovery of diverse flora and fauna. Continue to Split, arriving later that afternoon.

    Note that your visit to Krka NP is self-guided (entrance tickets are included).

    • Preferred Hotel Cornaro Hotel, Split

    Day 5 Split: Private tour of Split & Trogir

    Church of Saint Sebastian in the Center of Trogir

    Immerse yourself in the history and culture of Croatia on your tour today visiting the UNESCO Island Town of Trogir and Split. Your tour of the two cities begins in the charming town of Trogir, where you can stroll along the seaside promenade and admire the Venetian and Renaissance monuments and buildings whilst learning about their history. Return to Split where you will have a walking tour of the iconic Diocletian’s Palace and the medieval Old Town.

    • Preferred Hotel Cornaro Hotel, Split

    Day 6 Split: Free day. OPTIONAL speedboat trip to the Blue Cave and Hvar

    Blue Cave, Bisevo, Croatia

    Today is a free day in Split to relax and explore at your own leisure.

    Optional Tour – Blue Cave & Hvar
    After an early breakfast hop onto a speedboat for a tour of the Blue Cave, Hvar, and Vis islands. Start by witnessing the remarkable phenomenon that occurs in the cave, illuminating the interior in a surreal blue glow, and then cruise over to nearby Vis to enjoy swimming off the shores of one of the world’s most beautiful beaches at Stiniva Cove. After reaching Hvar you’ll have a couple of hours to explore the historic Old Town before we make our return to Split.

    • Preferred Hotel Cornaro Hotel, Split

    Day 7 Dubrovnik: Transfer to Dubrovnik via Mostar, Bosnia

    Mostar Bridge, Bosnia and Herzegovnia

    Your transfer today brings you to your final destination, the UNESCO-listed “Pearl of the Adriatic.” First, however, take a detour to Mostar in neighboring Bosnia & Herzegovina. After crossing the Croatian / Bosnia & Herzegovina border you’ll get a full rundown of the country, and hear all about the local history and life in the present, the break up of Yugoslavia, and the early 1990’s war. Spend a few hours exploring historic Mostar in the company of a private guide, with a little time to explore independently too. Cross back over the border and continue your journey to Dubrovnik.

    • Preferred Hotel Hotel Bellevue, Dubrovnik

    Day 8 Dubrovnik: Private Dubrovnik Old City tour

    Dubrovnik, Pile Gate

    You’ll get to know the heart of Dubrovnik and its medieval walled center on a private half-day tour. Your local guide will reveal fascinating tidbits about its history and destruction during the Homeland War. It’s been impressively rebuilt to its former glory, something you’ll witness as soon as you step through the Pile City Gate. While walking the marble streets, marvel at landmarks like the gothic-renaissance Rector’s Palace, the Franciscan Monastery which is home to an over 700-year-old still operating pharmacy, and much more.

    • Preferred Hotel Hotel Bellevue, Dubrovnik

    Day 9 Dubrovnik: Private oyster & wine tour

    Oyster & Wine Tour, Croatia

    Today you will journey to the Peljesac Peninsula to taste the region’s renowned oysters and fine wine. Start in the medieval village of Ston where you’ll witness the ‘Great Wall of Croatia,’ second in length only to the Great Wall of China, built in the 14th century. Next, take a short drive from Ston to hop on a boat to visit an oyster farm. Here you’ll be able to taste the delicacy right from the sea, paired with some of Dalmatia’s tasty wine while learning all about how and why oysters have been grown here for 700 years.

    • Preferred Hotel Hotel Bellevue, Dubrovnik

    Day 10 Dubrovnik: Departure

    Old Town of Dubrovnik

    Your 9-night adventure comes to an end after enjoying breakfast this morning. You’ll be met by your private driver for your transfer to Dubrovnik’s airport to catch your flight home.

      Preferred Hotels

      Hotel Esplanade Zagreb

      Hotel Esplanade, Zagreb

      The hotel Esplanade is located right in the heart of Zagreb’s historical old town and offers guests a premium level of service and amenities including a spa. The hotel boasts art-nouveau style rooms, an excellent restaurant and award-winning cocktail bar.

      Hotel Degenija Plitvice Lakes

      Hotel Degenija, Plitvice Lakes

      This exceptional 4-star Hotel Degenija is conveniently located just 2.5 miles from National Park Plitvice Lakes in the village of Seliste Dreznicko. This new, family-run hotel has been built in an alpine lodge style and offers a modern interior.

       

      Cornaro Hotel Split

      Cornaro Hotel, Split

      This 5-star award-winning hotel boasts impressive city views, a bespoke service combined with elegant interiors. Located in a central location within easy reach of all of Split’s top attractions as well as the ferry port, local beaches and the harbor – which are just a short stroll away.

      Hotel Bellevue, Dubrovnik

      Hotel Bellevue, Dubrovnik

      This 5 star premium resort hotel is just moments away from the old town walls of Dubrovnik and offers a highly personal service and breathtaking views across Miramare Bay. The luxury rooms have a slight nautical theme – and many rooms have balconies with panoramic sea views.

      What's Included

      • Private guided tours of Zagreb, Split, Trogir, Mostar and Dubrovnik
      • Entrance and guided tour of Plitvice Lakes National Park
      • Transfer to Split via Krka National Park
      • Transfer to Dubrovnik via Mostar with private tour
      • Oyster and wine tour from Dubrovnik
      • 4 and 5 star hotels in Zagreb (2 nights), Plitvice (1 night), Split (3 nights) and Dubrovnik (3 nights) with breakfast
      • All private luxury car transfers, as per the itinerary

      What’s not Included

      • Return airfares
      • Optional gratuities
      • Any excursions and entrances into attractions not included or optional on the itinerary

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