- Admire Dubrovnik Old Town, take a cable car to Mt. Srđ & visit Lokrum island
- Explore cliffs and bays on a sea kayaking excursion to Koločep/Elaphite islands
- Discover Mostar and try your hand at canoeing on Trebižat river
- Visit Diocletian Palace in Split and bike on Marjan Hill
- Private boat excursion to Green and Blue Caves, visit Komiža, Vis & Pakleni Islands
- Hike at Plitvice Lakes National Park
- Bike around seaside resort of charming Rovinj
- Visit the Postojna Caves and Lake Bled
- Enjoy a hiking tour of Julian Alps
This tour offers a perfect balance of invigorating activities, relaxation and private touring of Croatia’s and Slovenia’s most famous cities — Dubrovnik, Split, Rovinj and Lake Bled —plus a sailing trip to the to the Dalmatian islands of Vis & Hvar, and an active day trip to the amazing waterfalls of Krka National Park.
Begin in Dubrovnik and spend three nights at the elegant Hotel Excelsior with stunning views of the Adriatic. Start slowly with a private walking tour of Dubrovnik Old Town including a cable ride to Mt. Srđ for spectacular views of the city and best spot for taking pictures. Continue with a boat ride to the Lokrum Island. Next, we take you to Mostar for a private sightseeing and an exciting canoeing excursion on Trebižat River. Then get ready to participate with all of your strength on a privately guided sea kayaking excursion in the nearby Koločep Island, one of the most interesting of 13 Elaphite islands. Your private chauffeur will take you on a scenic drive to Split. Spend a day enjoying a private walking tour of Diocletian Palace in Split, browse craft markets, art galleries and novelty shops. Explore Split from a different perspective and take a private biking tour of Marjan Hill for the most amazing view of Split and the closest Adriatic islands. Enjoy excellent optional dining before departing on a private boat exploration of Blue and Green Caves, islands of Vis, Komiža, Pakleni Island and beautiful Hvar.
End route to Rovinj the next morning, travel to Plitvice Lakes National Park for a hiking tour of the most beautiful waterfalls. Enjoy a biking tour of the seaside resort of Rovinj following one of the many bike trails and enjoy the magnificent views of the Adriatic. Discover Postojna Caves on a guided walking tour accompanied by the local expert. Spend a day on a private hiking excursion in Slovenia’s Lake Bled and Julian Alps. End your unforgettable adventure in Croatia and Slovenia with a private transfer to Ljubljana airport.> Book
Day 1: Arrive Dubrovnik
Arrive to beautiful Dubrovnik, Croatia. Experience the best of Dubrovnik on this unique tour in the company of our expert local guide. Start by taking a cable car ride to Mt. Srđ for the best view of the town and picture taking. Continue with the walking tour of the most important sights of the Old Town. And end by a short round trip boat ride to the beautiful island of Lokrum. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon in leisure. Hotel Excelsior, Dubrovnik, (B)
Day 2: Dubrovnik/Koločep Island/Dubrovnik
Today we take you to Koločep for an exciting sea kayaking excursion. This small island is considered to be the most interesting of the 13 Elaphite Islands. Discover its blue caves, impressive cliffs and reefs, sandy beaches and quaint villages. There is no cars on this island. In the company of your expert local guide, explore the silent underwater world in one of its most interesting spots and have a rest on the beach. Hotel Excelsior, Dubrovnik, (B)
Day 3: Dubrovnik/Mostar & Trebižat River/Dubrovnik
Today we will take you on a canoeing experience on Trebižat River in Herzegovina. Admire the islands across the coastal road and the unique beauty of Neretva River valleys. Experienced canoeists await you there to give a short instructional lecture, before the river adventure starts. A stop will be made so we you can relax, enjoy the beauty of the landscape, swim in the clear water and of course have break for lunch.
Later in the afternoon in the company of your driver and expert local guide, you will visit Mostar, a town over five centuries old, situated between high mountains divided by the Neretva River. Without question the highlight of Mostar is the Old Bridge (Stari Most) which was originally built in 1566 by the Ottoman Empire. Destroyed during the war in 1993 but rebuilt in 2004 in its original form, the Old Bridge is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hotel Excelsior, Dubrovnik, (B)
Day 4: Dubrovnik/Split
Transfer to Split by private car and driver taking a scenic local road along the sea. Split is the largest city along the Adriatic coast. Visit the ancient cellars of the Diocletian’s Palace during your private walking tour of Split. Your expert local guide will take you through the narrow cobblestone streets the insider way. Visit the colorful open marked called Pazar, fish market with the best selection of sea food just caught by the local fishermen, a local butcher, cheese and prosciutto producers, wine and chocolate producers. Learn the stories and myths about the ancient recipes still being prepared in Split. And don’t forget to taste these locally made chocolates and treas…
Continue exploring Split surroundings from a totally different perspective. Escape from the city crowd and enjoy the peaceful environment of the Marjan hill! Your biking trip starts at the west side of the city promenade Riva where your local biking expert and guide meets you for the ride along the coast to the park forest Marjan. Bike through the shady forest of pine trees, along the best beaches in Split, all the way up to the top where you have a spectacular view on the coast, mountains and islands! Le Méridien Lav, Split, (B)
Day 5: Split/Cetina/Split
This day is reserved for an unforgettable experience in a small village near Omiš, where our adventure on the Cetina River begins. Admire green water, jungle-like forests, caves and waterfalls. Begin with a thrilling river rafting. Break for lunch at a traditional Dalmatian restaurant on the river bank. After the break we´ll take you to unforgettable zip lining over river Cetina. There is no better way to experience Cetina River and its rocky canyons.
Or you can opt for some spectacular rock climbing. There are 12 climbing areas with more than 400 routes waiting for you to discover. We will provide the best rock climbing experts whether you are beginner or expert or just need a climbing cliff.
Another option is canyoning on the river Cetina which is considered to be the best adventure trip you can find in this area. The canyon is situated near the village of Zadvarje in the country side of Omiš. The canyon has two levels which are separated with biggest waterfall on river Cetina called Velika Gubavica. The canyon is characterized by extraordinary lateral limestone cliffs that form it. Its bottom is covered by amazing rock shapes that the river has been forming through the thousand years in which special place have crystal clear pools and numerous rapid slides.
Adventure for everyone! Basic canyoning is the combination of walking, hiking, sliding down the rapids, swimming in crystal clear natural water pools, walking through the tunnels and swimming under the highest waterfall on river Cetina. Also includes some cliff jumps (they are optional).
And if all of the above still isn’t enough and you crave more adrenaline rush, we have a solution for that, too. Cliff jumping and deep water soloing! Take a ride with our expert guide to Kasjuni cliffs, try different jumps from 2 to 10m height and then climb out from the sea to do some more! Deep water soloing (DWS) is a discipline where the climber climbs from the sea level without any climbing gear except shoes that we provide you with. Any wrong move and you are back in the water. This discipline gives you an adrenaline rush and great fun. Climbs range from really easy to difficult ones and jumps vary from 2 to 10m height. Le Méridien Lav, Split, (B)
Day 6: Split/Vis, Komiža, Pakleni Islands, Hvar/Split
Discover the Green and Blue caves on a unique full day boat excursion. Swim inside the Green cave and experience the emerald light show. Our boat ride continues to the picturesque hidden inlet where you can swim or just relax and sun bathe. Next, we take you to the world-renowned Blue Cave, whose ethereal silvery blue color is created by the sun as it bathes the inside of the cave through an opening in the roof and is reflected back by the sandy surface below. The island of Vis and the fishing village of Komiža are the next stops. Then, we head to Pakleni Islands. We’ll stop at one of the archipelago’s most popular bays where you can have a seaside lunch at some of the best restaurants in the Adriatic! After lunch, you can swim, relax or lounge on the beach. Hotel Lone, Rovinj, (B)
Day 7: Split/Plitvice/Rovinj
Private transfers by car and chauffeur to Opatija, with a stop at Plitvice Lakes National Park. Discover this oasis of rare natural beauty while hiking around one of Europe‘s most dazzling nature reserve parks. Start by walking along the wooden paths and bridges in and around the Lake. Its gorgeous cascades of 16 emerald green and opal blue travertine lakes, more than 90 waterfalls and numerous caves makes it a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The lakes are surrounded by beech and pine forests and are home to extensive wildlife. This is a perfect opportunity to enjoy a delicious picnic in peaceful nature. In the afternoon, continue to Rovinj on the Istrian Peninsula. Monte Mulini, Rovinj, (B)
Day 8: Rovinj
Enjoy a biking tour of the seaside resort of Rovinj following one of its many biking trails, and enjoy the beautiful views of the Adriatic. Rovinj is often called little Venice. This town is Istria’s cultural mecca, with its fantastic setting of centuries-old red-roofed houses clustered around the hill of a former island. The monumental baroque Church of St. Euphemia crowns the hill. And far below is the wide harbor packed with pleasure boats and rimmed with bright awning and colorful cafe umbrellas. Monte Mulini, Rovinj, (B)
Day 9: Rovinj/Postojna/Bled
Postojna caves are filled with spectacular limestone stalactites and stalagmites, which resemble pillars and take on fantastic shapes and forms. On a guided walking tour accompanied by the local expert, you will almost imagine yourself in another world. Villa Bled, Bled, (B)
Day 10: Bled
We’ll take a “pletna” boat ride to St. Mary’s Island. And while there, we will admire the renowned church that was built into the rock impregnating this small island. Now get your walking shoes out! For our energetic guide will take you up ninety-nine steps to reach the lake’s highest point and to experience other spectacular views. If you still have energy remaining, do not forget to ring the church’s “wishing bell,” which is rumored to bring everyone good luck! Villa Bled, Bled, (B)
Day 11: Bled/Triglav/Bled
A day of hiking in Julian Alps is a must. In the heart of the Triglav National Park lies the valley of the seven Triglav lakes, the homeland of the mythological white mountain-goat Zlatorog. The ancient trails of shepherds lead us through high alpine forests into the world of herdsmen and their rustic wooden cottages. Hiking deeper in to the valley you enter into an oasis of untouched primeval nature that embraces its visitors with innocence, silence and exuberant beauty. Your efforts are rewarded with beautiful scenery – mountain peaks in the crystal clear waters of the Triglav lakes. Villa Bled, Bled, (B)
Day 12: Depart Bled
Private transfer by car and driver to Ljubljana airport.
YOUR VACATION INCLUDES
- Private transfers by car and driver as per the itinerary
- Private sightseeing tours of Dubrovnik, Mostar, Split and Lake Bled
- Private sea kayaking in Koločep (Elaphite Islands) near Dubrovnik
- Private excursion to Mostar and canoeing on Trebižat River
- Private rafting and zip lining on Cetina River
- Private boat exploration of Bled and Green Caves. Visit Komiža, Pakleni Islands and Vis
- Visit to Plitvice Lakes National Park for hiking and self-guided tour of the Lakes
- Private biking excursion in Rovinj
- Private hiking to Julian Alps
- Entrance fees to Postojna Caves
- Experienced English speaking local guides
- Breakfast daily
- 24 hour assistance in Croatia & Slovenia if needed
- Dubrovnik, Hotel Excelsior, sea-view room, 3 nights, breakfast
- Split, Le Méridien Lav, superior sea-view room, 3 nights, breakfast
- Rovinj, Monte Mulini, deluxe room, 2 nights, breakfast
- Bled, Villa Bled, lake-view room, 3 nights, breakfast
- Airfare, tips,
- €1 – €3.5 tourist tax per person per day, drinks, telephone charges and incidentals
- Anything else not mentioned in the inclusion
|SEASON I||January 1 – March 31 & November 1 - December 31, 2018|
|SEASON II||April 1 – May 10 & October 1 – October 31, 2018|
|SEASON III||May 11 – September 30, 2018|