Here is an example typical sample itinerary for a Croatian land and coastline tour. This custom-made Croatian journey , Croatia kosher tour, will take travelers from urban capital of Zagreb to famous Plitvice lakes, Split with Diocletian palace, waterfalls of Krka national park, well known resort destination island Hvar , legendary picture-perfect Dubrovnik. On this Croatian Adriatic journey You can enjoy culture and historical heritage with local certified guides, enjoy local wine do some optional activities.
Day 1 (Thursday): Arrival Zagreb
Depending on arrival flight, meeting English speaking driver/travel coordinator for all of the tour at the Zagreb airport for transfer to the city.
Hotel check in , meeting Your local Zagreb guide and city tour 2 hours. ( depending on arrival time in Zagreb guided tour of Zagreb can be organized on the second day of the tour – Friday) The tour starts at your preferred meeting point, and then we will take you through the historic parts of Zagreb’s upper town, with its narrow streets filled with stories from the past. The Stone Gate, Grič Cannon and old square, parlament and government palaces are just some of the Upper town’s most cherished sights. Also, you will experience the elegant architecture of Zagreb’s lower town and it’s historic buildings and parks, as well as charming pedestrian streets and squares where locals love to relax. Dinner.
Day 2: Half-day excursion to Trakošćan Castle. Start at 08:00.
Trakošćan, one of the most attractive Croatian castles, is situated in the picturesque region of Hrvatsko Zagorje. Standing upon a hill and overlooking a small lake, this 13th century castle hosts a museum with historic artifacts ranging from medieval to baroque. Free time me for lunch and afternoon in Zagreb. Dinner. Free time for evening walk in Zagreb.
Day 3: Shabat in Zagreb
Breakfast. Free time . Dinner.
Day 4: Transfer to Split via Plitvice lakes
Breakfast. Start at 09.00 and drive from Zagreb to Plitvice takes 2 hours. The park is included in the lists of most beautiful natural wonders of the worlds. We will take you through the wonders of the lakes with its waterfalls and untouched nature, along the walking paths and including boat rides on the lakes. Additionally we will visit the small village of Rastoke with its water mills where you can enjoy the harmony between nature and historic and cultural heritage of the region. On the way , optionally, we can visit War memorial museum in Turanj, near Karlovac. Arrival and hike with Your guide or explore on Your own (2-3) hours. Free time for exploring, hiking and lunch.
Evening check in at hotel in Split. Dinner. Free time for an evening in Split.
Day 5: Split
Breakfast. Start at 9.30 and meeting your local guide for Split 3 hour tour.
Our local guide will meet You at the Hotel and take you for a sightseeing walking tour around the city. Our journey through ancient history starts with the fact that the Roman emperor Diocletian , the city founder, was born in nearby important Illyrian center and the capital of the Roman province of Dalmatia – Salona. He ordered to build one of today’s most preserved palaces of that time in the nearby town Split. We are continuing our journey and sightseeing the 1700-year-old Diocletian`s palace in Split, UNESCO protected site, imagining how the life of Diocletian was like, within the walls of the palace. During the tour we will stop by also the ancient cellars, Peristyle in center of the palace, Roman temples the famous Golden Gate and Split synagogue. On this walking tour you will get to know Split and its history in an interesting way.
Free time for lunch. Free afternoon to explore Split or relaxing and swimming at the beach Optional: excursion to UNESCO site old town of Trogir near Split , Klis Fortress or Marjan mountain. Dinner. Free time for night out in Split.
Day 6: Split
Breakfast. Hvar island excursion. We will board a fast catamaran or a private speedboat transfer to island of Hvar. The most famous and beautiful croatian islands. Upon arrival, we will explore Croatia’s rich island history on this 2-hour Hvar city walking tour. Follow your guide from For-tica Castle through the ancient streets of Hvar and enjoy stunning views over the island archipelago. Gain insight into Hvar’s heritage on route through lush pine forest to the bustling Old Town. After the tour there will be some free time for exploring or enjoying the famous croatian plavac wine from Hvar. Free afternoon. Return to Split.Dinner. Free time for night out in Split.
Day 7: Split to Dubrovnik
Breakfast. Split to Dubrovnik drive takes about 3-4 hours. Enroute, optional stop for lunch in Ston; a small fisherman village very well known for Europe’s (and possibly world’s) oldest salt factory – still in function, World second largest city walls (besides China wall) and oysters and mussels cultivation. Hotel check in. Dinner. Free time for an evening walk in Dubrovnik.
Day 8: Dubrovnik
Breakfast. 09.00 meet your local Dubrovnik guide and city tour 2-3 hours or as much as You like. Local guide will take us to the most wonderful and hidden streets of the Dubrovnik. Explore Dubrovnik City Walls and enjoy a unique view of the Old Town (UNESCO HERITAGE SITE) of Dubrovnik including its narrow streets and small squares, shop on the Stradun street, explore Game of Thrones locations visit Dubrovnik synagogue.
Free time for lunch. Afternoon cable cart excursion to Srđ mountain above Dubrovnik. Dinner. Free time for night out in Dubrovnik.
Day 9: Dubrovnik
Breakfast. Sightseeing and exploring Dubrovnik and Dubrovnik Riviera with Your tour leader. Free time to swim and relax. Optional: Full day Elafiti island cruise starts / kayaking around Dubrovnik city walls, Lopud island excursion. Dinner. Free time for night out in Dubrovnik
Day 10: Shabat in Dubrovnik
Breakfast. Free time. Dinner.
Day 11: Departure day
Breakfast. Maybe time to do some late shopping. Depending on departure flight, transfer to the Dubrovnik airport at Cavtat.
The tour can be modified according to arrival airport, activity level, accommodation grade, food etc.