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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

(+1) 844 879 7838

Overview

  • from $3,155 PP
  • 10 Nights
  • Private
  • Apr - Oct
  • Easy
  • 10hrs from NYC
  • Dubrovnik

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Highlights

This 11-day journey uncovers it all, bringing the chance to experience the finest Croatia has to offer, from the spectacular historic landmarks in the capital city of Zagreb to the delights of Dubrovnik’s walled Old Town. Guided tours, led by local experts will reveal a fascinating insight into what you’re seeing, while the country’s famously delicious cuisine will keep you fueled for it all. You’ll walk the winding paths in Plitvice Lakes National Park to marvel at its incredible lakes and waterfalls, stroll the maze-like 4th-century Diocletian’s Palace in Split, the sun-soaked island of Hvar, and much more.

Our Flexi - Promise

  • Low Deposit

    Book your trip with us and pay a reduced deposit with the rest 90 days before your departure

  • Full Flexibility

    We will not charge you any admin fees to change your travel dates due to Covid-19 travel restrictions in place within 30 days of your departure.

  • ATOL & ABTOT Protected

    Your trip with us is fully financially protected by our travel insurers. Peace of mind guaranteed.

  • Low Cancellation Fees

    Should you wish to cancel outright, we will apply a 10% cancellation fee for all new bookings.

At a Glance

  • Days 1/2
    • Zagreb

      • Private Transfer from Zagreb Airport to your Hotel
      • Private Guided Tour of Zagreb
  • Day 3
    • Plitvice Lakes National Park

      • Private Transfer from Zagreb Hotel to Plitvice Lakes National Park Hotel with private tour
  • Days 4/5
    • Split

      • Private Transfer from Plitvice Lakes National Park Hotel to Split Hotel
      • Private Tour of Split and Trogir
  • Days 6/8
    • Hvar

      • Private Transfer and Catamaran from Split Hotel to Hvar Hotel
      • Pakleni Islands small group tour
  • Days 9/11
    • Dubrovnik

      • Private Transfer and Catamaran from Hvar hotel to Dubrovnik Hotel
      • Afternoon Guided Tour of Dubrovnik
      • Free day for optional tours
      • Private Transfer Dubrovnik Hotel to Dubrovnik Airport
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    Day by Day Itinerary

    Day 1 Zagreb: Arrival into Zagreb

    National theater, Zagreb

    Your trip begins with your arrival at Zagreb International Airport. Our driver will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel in the city. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure soaking up the atmosphere of this small cultural capital. We recommend enjoying dinner in the Upper Town at one of the city’s sought-after eateries.

    • Preferred Hotel Hotel Esplanade, Zagreb

    Day 2 Zagreb: Private guided tour of Zagreb

    Funicular

    This morning our local guide will meet you at your hotel for a guided tour of Croatia’s capital. Your tour will take you through the cobbled streets of the Upper Town where you can gaze up at some of the oldest buildings here, including St. Mark’s Church. Dating back to the 13th centuryth-century, its colorful roof has become a symbol of the city. You will also get to visit the gothic-style Zagreb Cathedral, the tallest in the country with two soaring twin spires. Finish the tour sampling one of Croatia’s authentic local dishes which is unique to the Zagreb region.

    • Preferred Hotel Hotel Esplanade, Zagreb

    Day 3 Plitvice Lakes: Explore the beautiful Plitvice Lakes

    Aerial view of Plitvice Lakes National Park

    Set off after breakfast for the world-renowned Plitvice Lakes National Park first. Our private driver will meet you at your hotel for the journey to this UNESCO World Heritage Site which features 16 spectacular lakes in shades that range from brilliant turquoise to emerald. They’ve been flowing over the limestone for thousands of years which has created tranquil pools and countless cascading waterfalls. You’ll hop on a boat crossing the stunning emerald waters of Kozjak Lake, stroll the pathways to view the falls and lakes up close.

    • Preferred Hotel Hotel Degenija, Plitvice

    Day 4 Split: Private transfer to Split

    Split

    Having explored the magnificent Plitvice Lakes, your next stop is the impressive UNESCO listed Old Town of Split. With a private 3 hour transfer to Split, you will arrive around midday in time to grab lunch and then check into your hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure exploring the beautiful Old Town and pristine promenade known as the riva on your own. Speak to our Croatia specialists about our hand-picked restaurant recommendations in Split.

    • Preferred Hotel Splendida Palace, Split

    Day 5 Split: Private tour of Split & Trogir

    Split

    A half-day tour will take you into the heart of ancient Split and its 1,700 years of history and the UNESCO-listed town of Trogir. Begin in charming Trogir by strolling along the waterfront promenade, admiring the Venetian and Renaissance buildings and monuments as your expert guide fills you in on their history. Back in Split, join a walking tour through the intriguing streets and alleyways of Diocletian’s Palace. It’s filled with some of the most well-preserved Roman architecture in the world, much of which has been converted into boutiques, galleries, and eateries which you’ll have time to explore afterward.

    • Preferred Hotel Splendida Palace, Split

    Day 6 Hvar: Transfer to Hvar

    Hvar, Croatia

    This morning our driver will meet you at your hotel in Split to bring you for the transfer to Hvar Island. Enjoy the gorgeous scenery, including sparkling turquoise bays and hidden coves along the way. Upon arrival, you’ll be transferred to your hotel with the rest of the day to enjoy at your leisure. You might relax on one of the beautiful beaches are explore the historic center of Hvar town which is filled with history, art, and culture. Visit Fortica Fortress for a panoramic view and then you might enjoy dinner at one of the world-class restaurants before checking out the lively nightlife.

    • Preferred Hotel Hotel Amfora, Hvar

    Day 7 Hvar: Pakleni Islands small group sailing

    Pakleni

    On this popular tour, you will spend 6 hours on board a sailing ship exploring the beautiful Pakleni Islands. The tour does not follow a fixed itinerary, the ship’s skipper will decide the best islands to visit based on the weather conditions that day. You will stop to enjoy the beaches and hop off the boat for swimming and snorkeling. There will be a lunch stop on one of the islands where you can enjoy a proper Dalmatian lunch by the sea.

    Optional Tour:
    Blue Cave speedboat tour

    • Preferred Hotel Hotel Amfora, Hvar

    Day 8 Hvar: Day of lesiure

    Lavenders of Hvar

    Today we’ve included a day of leisure for you to explore Hvar on your own or to enjoy the day relaxing at your hotel pool or nearby beach club.

    Optional Tours:
    Private Hvar wineries tour with wine and olive oil tasting
    See Hvar from a different angle with a sea kayaking tour
    Discover off-the-beaten-track Hvar with its lavender fields and hidden seaside towns

      Day 9 Dubrovnik: Transfer to Dubrovnik. Private afternoon tour

      Dubrovnik Croatia

      This morning you will enjoy a catamaran transfer to Dubrovnik arriving at midday. Our private driver will meet you on arrival and will transfer you to your hotel. Check in and enjoy a bite to eat whilst admiring the stunning sea views from your hotel. Later in the afternoon, our private guide will pick you up and take you for a private tour of Dubrovnik’s magnificent Old Town. After the tour enjoy exploring the Old Town on your own.

      • Preferred Hotel Hotel Bellevue, Dubrovnik

      Day 10 Dubrovnik: Day of leisure

      local-cooking-experience

      On your last full day in Dubrovnik, enjoy the day at your leisure with time to do some shopping or relax around your hotel pool.

      Optional Tours:
      Home-hosted cooking experience in a family’s countryside home
      Private guided tour of Montenegro
      Wine and oyster tasting tour of the Peljesac Peninsula

      • Preferred Hotel Hotel Bellevue, Dubrovnik

      Day 11 Dubrovnik: Departure

      Dubrovnik, Pile Gate

      On your last day in Dubrovnik, enjoy one last breakfast overlooking the beautiful Adriatic sea before our driver transfers you to Dubrovnik Airport for your flight home.

       

      Want to customize this itinerary?

      Speak to our travel experts if you would like to extend your stay in Dubrovnik or any of the destinations you are visiting on this custom itinerary.

        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 an 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.

        Splendida Palace, Split

        Splendida Palace, Split

        The hotel offers guests a central, yet peaceful location that’s just moments away from the UNESCO-listed old town. The hotel itself is a listed building, but in contrast, the rooms and public spaces are distinctly modern – taking advantage of historic features such as exposed walls and large open rooms – and combining it all with contemporary décor, individual design, marble bathrooms, and furnished balconies that look out to the nearby rooftops of Split.

        Hotel Amfora, Hvar

        Hotel Amfora, Hvar

        The luxurious 4-star Amfora Hvar Grand Beach Resort is situated in a prime position in a tranquil secluded bay. Besides boasting a spectacular ocean view, this elegant modern hotel also offers spacious and beautifully furnished accommodations and a wealth of amenities and facilities.

        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

        • 10 nights of overnight stays in hand-picked luxury 4 star and 5 star hotels with breakfast
        • Privately guided tours with expert English speaking guides and experiences as listed on the itinerary
        • Private luxury transfers throughout your trip with English speaking drivers
        • 100% Financial trip protection included for peace of mind

        What’s not Included

        • Return flights
        • Optional gratuities
        • Any tours or activities that are optional or not included in the itinerary

        Let’s get started making this itinerary yours.

        Speak to experienced Destinations Experts about designing this itinerary around your budget and trip preferences

        Why book with Unforgettable Croatia Co.

        • 100% Financial Protection

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          Our travel experts live and breathe the destinations they specialise in. This shows in their passionate to create hand crafted trips for our clients. We don’t offer cookie cutter trips, just truly unforgettable journeys unlike any other.

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          What makes our trips extraordinary is the unique immersive experiences we include. We pride ourselves in our black book of sought after expert guides, game rangers and local contacts who believe in our philosophy, unforgettable.

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          From the moment you book your trip, we are on hand 24/7 to assist you throughout your journey. With regional offices around the world, we have ground logistics teams on hand to help you every step of the way.

         

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