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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 $2,995 PP
  • 10 Nights
  • Private
  • Apr - Oct
  • Easy
  • 10hrs from NYC
  • Dubrovnik

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Highlights

This 9 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 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, discover the enchanting Blue Cave, the sun-soaked island of Hvar, and much more.

Our Flexi - Promise

  • 10% deposit to book

    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 Change Fees

    Should you wish to cancel outright, we will apply a 10% cancellation fee for all new bookings. The 10% fee will be kept in credit for you to use on your next booking with us.

What's Included

Croatia's finest
  • 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
  • 24/7 concierge service throughout your trip
  • Assistance with in destination PCR testing if required
  • 100% Financial trip protection included for peace of mind
 

Day by Day Itinerary

Day 1 Zagreb: Arrival into Zagreb

National theater, Zagreb

Your trip begins with arrival into 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 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-century, its colorful roof has become a symbol of the city. You will also get to visit gothic-style Zagreb Cathedral, the tallest in the country with two soaring twin spires. Finish the tour sampling one of the 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

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 Cornaro Hotel, Split

Day 5 Split: Private tour of Split and 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 Cornaro Hotel, Split

Day 6 Hvar: Transfer to Hvar with afternoon at your leisure

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 and Blue Cave speedboat tour

Blue Cave, Croatia

Today you’ll journey by speedboat to the Pakleni Islands which lie just southwest off the coast of Hvar. The archipelago is known for its secluded, postcard-perfect beaches edged by sparkling aquamarine waters. You’ll stop to so that you can enjoy a swim before continuing on to one of the most popular attractions in Croatia, the Blue Cave. Jump into a smaller boat that can squeeze through the entrance to marvel at the surreal beauty of the interior as its illuminated in a silvery blue glow as the sun’s rays enter through a crack, reflecting on the white limestone sea bottom.

  • 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.

If you would like us to plan a half day experience for you, these are the options we can offer:

  • 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 with afternoon guided 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 More, Dubrovnik

    Day 10 Dubrovnik: Day at leisure or optional experience

    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.

    Alternatively speak to one of our Croatia Specialists about booking one of these optional experiences:

    • 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 More, Dubrovnik

    Day 11 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 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 4-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 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 accommodation and a wealth amenities and facilities.

      Hotel More Dubrovnik

      Hotel More, Dubrovnik

      The Hotel More is located on the water’s edge, surrounded by pine forests and dramatic sweeping views of the Adriatic – this exclusive 5-star boutique hotel offers the most outstanding of views and is ideal for those seeking a romantic setting. Just 1.5 miles from the old town of Dubrovnik.

      What’s not Included

      • Optional gratuities
      • Any tours or activities not included in the itinerary

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      Why book with Unforgettable Croatia Co.

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