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Croatia Discovery Coach Tour (Zagreb to Dubrovnik And Back)

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Join this wonderful 9-day tour, starting and finishing in Croatia’s capital city of Zagreb.

Explore the medieval Upper town and vibrant Lower town, conveniently connected by the shortest funicular in the world.

Have a cup of coffee in the cobbled Tkalča street, just moments away from the main square.

Bid Zagreb goodbye (for now) and head southwards to the UNESCO-protected Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Explore untouched nature, walk the wooden paths under stunning waterfalls and enjoy a scenic boat ride across the lakes.

From Plitvice we’ll head straight to Dubrovnik, Croatia’s star destination and another UNESCO-protected sight.

Two nights in this beautiful city provide enough time for sightseeing and visiting some of the most famous attractions, including the St Blaise’s Cathedral, the Stradun Promenade, the Rector’s Palace and the Franciscan Monastery.

On our way back north we’ll visit Split, Croatia’s second largest city famous for the Ancient Roman palace built by Emperor Diocletian.

A quick stop in Trogir will give you a chance to explore this picturesque medieval town.

Before returning to Zagreb, we’ll spend a night in Zadar, another Roman city full of historic landmarks such as the Pre-Romanesque church of Saint Donatus.

Its old town enclosed by the formidable city walls will leave you mesmerised as you explore every corner.

Airport(s)

Zagreb

Duration

8 nights/9 days

2020 Departures

May 6, 13 | Jun 3 | 10 Aug 26 | Sep 2, 9, 16

2021 Departures

May 5, 12 | Jun 2, 9 | Aug 25 | Sep 1, 8, 15

Price Includes

  • Arrival / Departure airport transfers (Zagreb Airport)
  • Air-conditioned coach transfers throughout
  • English-speaking tour escort throughout
  • 2 nights 4* accommodation in Zagreb
  • 2 night 4* accommodation in Plitvice area
  • 2 night 3* accommodation in Dubrovnik
  • 1 nights 4* accommodation in Split
  • 1 night 4* accommodation in Zadar
  • Local English-speaking guide on sightseeing tour of Zagreb
  • Local English-speaking guide on sightseeing tour of Dubrovnik
  • Local English-speaking guide on sightseeing tour of Split
  • Local English-speaking guide on sightseeing tour of Zadar
  • Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Franciscan Monastery and Rector’s Palace in Dubrovnik
  • Diocletian’s Palace and Cathedral in Split
  • St. Lawrence Cathedral in Trogir
  • St. Donatus Church in Zadar

Hotel List

  • Zagreb - Panorama 4*
  • Plitvice - Park 4*
  • Dubrovnik - Ivka 3*
  • Split - President 4*
  • Zadar - Pinija 4*

Complimentary

  • Travel pack delivery to your home address
  • 24/7 customer service
Highlights
  • Fortified Upper Town in Zagreb
  • Colourful roof of St. Mark’s Cathedral
  • UNESCO-protected Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Dubrovnik City walls
  • Outstanding Diocletian’s Palace in Split
  • Trogir’s St Lawrence Cathedral
  • Cobbled streets of Zadar’s Old centre

Croatia Discovery Coach Tour (Zagreb to Dubrovnik And Back) Itinerary

Day 1Wednesday – Zagreb arrival (D)

As you arrive in Zagreb you will be transferred to your hotel.

Leisure and overnight in Zagreb.

Day 2Thursday – Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes (B, D)

Join the morning sightseeing tour of Zagreb that takes you to the Upper Town, the history packed city centre, the Cathedral, St. Mark’s Church, the National Theatre and the University.

After the tour depart for dinner and overnight at Plitvice.

Day 3Friday – Plitvice Lakes (B, D)

After breakfast take a walking tour through the famous Plitvice Lakes National Park.

This UNESCO-protected site features sixteen silver lakes, each on different level creating breath-taking waterfalls.

After the tour enjoy the rest of your day in Plitvice region. Overnight at Plitvice.

Day 4Saturday – Dubrovnik (B, D)

Morning departure for Dubrovnik, arriving in late afternoon.

Dinner and overnight in Dubrovnik.

Day 5Sunday – Dubrovnik (B, D)

Spend the day at leisure.

Explore Dubrovnik by yourself, enjoy the day relaxing by the sea or go hiking for a panoramic view of Dubrovnik.

Day 6Monday – Dubrovnik, Split (B, D)

In the morning you’ll be taken on a sightseeing tour of Dubrovnik, a world-known medieval town protected by UNESCO.

Visit the Cathedral, the Franciscan Monastery with Europe’s oldest pharmacy and the Rector’s Palace.

In the afternoon depart to Split. Overnight in Split, dinner included.

Day 7Tuesday – Split, Trogir, Zadar (B, D)

First on today’s itinerary is Split, a home to the famous Diocletian’s Palace.

Sightseeing tour of the city will take you through the narrow streets of the Old Town to see the Promenade, the Cathedral, Peristyle and much more.

After the tour depart for Trogir, a dreamy medieval Town. Spend some time exploring Trogir before heading on to Zadar.

Dinner and overnight in Zadar.

Day 8Wednesday – Zadar, Zagreb (B, D)

Before heading back to Zagreb enjoy a sightseeing tour of Zadar.

Walk its busy streets and see the Church of St. Donatus and the Roman Forum.

Relax and sit by the sea to listen to a wonderful tune of sea organ. Afternoon departure for Zagreb.

Day 9Thursday – Zagreb departure (B)

After breakfast, a transfer from the hotel to Zagreb airport will be provided.

Thank you for travelling with us!

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

What is the food like in Croatia?

Breakfast varies, although it mostly includes fried or scrambled eggs, a selection of salami, sausages and cheese with bread, rolls or toast and different types of cereal.

Lunch is the main meal in Croatia – it usually starts with soup, which is followed by a cooked meal.

Croatian food is heavily influenced by Austrian and Italian cuisines.

In Dalmatia, seafood, risottos, and pasta are very popular.

In continental parts, you should try schnitzel, roast meat dishes, roast potatoes, different types of pies etc.

If you prefer a lighter lunch, many restaurants offer different salads, soups, sandwiches etc.

What are the beaches like in Croatia?

Beaches in Croatia are mostly pebbly, some are rocky and there are several sandy beaches, although rare.

If you’re traveling with small children, it might be a good idea to get the beach shoes for them.

These can be purchased at shops and stands situated by or at beaches in Croatia.

What is the currency in Croatia?

The Croatian currency is Kuna. 1 British Pound (GBP) equals about (at Aug 2019) 8.20 Kuna (HRK).

Is Croatia a member of the European Union?

Yes, Croatia entered the European Union in 2013.

Can my travel agent book restaurants for me while I'm on holiday?

Yes. Your travel agent will provide his/her mobile phone number, so you can reach them quickly.

Should you need any assistance before or during the holiday, let them know and they will help as soon as possible.

Give your agent a day’s notice and he/she will book a table at a requested restaurant for you or suggest best restaurants in the area.

Can I add extra activities to my itinerary after I've paid the deposit?

Yes. Any additional cost will be added to your remaining balance invoice, which is due 60 days prior to your departure.

What if I need assistance while in Croatia or have further questions?

Your agent will share their personal mobile phone number with you; you’re welcome to contact them anytime (we recommend Whatsapp to save money!) should you have any questions or need assistance.

All our agents are native Croatians with rich knowledge of their country and the region.

Deposit

A minimum deposit of 20% is due at the time of booking and the remaining balance is due 60 days before your departure date.

Please note that the deposit and balance due date may vary depending on the nature of the booking.

Payment Methods

We accept payment from all major credit/debit cards.

You can pay via an online payment link which will be sent to you upon request or via bank transfer.

Is it possible to pay the total price of my holiday in instalments?

Yes, just let your agent know that you’d like to pay in instalments. The full amount needs to be paid 60 days prior to your departure.

What happens after I've paid the deposit?

We’ll email the confirmation pack to you.

Three weeks before departure, we’ll send you a pack containing all your travel documents (service vouchers).

The pack will normally be sent to your home address.

Alternatively, we can arrange the delivery to another address or to your hotel in Europe (applicable for clients travelling from other continents).

Cancellation Policy

Please see our Terms & Conditions for our cancellation policy.

City Tax

Since 2007 the Croatian government has levied a tourist tax or otherwise known as a Sojourn tax.

This is a tax imposed on all visitors and is common amongst virtually all the European countries.

The tax is paid to the various tourist boards and used to maintain their tourist facilities.

The amount levied ranges from 10kn to 20kn per person, per day depending on which town/city you are staying in and the season you arrive in.

The tourist tax is calculated by the hotel and added to your final hotel bill when you check out.

Health Insurance & Travel Documents

Please note it is your responsibility to make sure your travel documents are valid.

If you require a Visa to visit Croatia, please make sure to obtain it on time.

For more information, please see our Useful Links.

We also suggest that you purchase travel health insurance before your trip to Croatia.

You can read our full terms and conditions here.

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