Croatia

DAY 1
Arrival to Zagreb airport. Transfer to the hotel. Overnight at the hotel in Zagreb area.

DAY 2
Breakfast at the hotel. Zagreb sightseeing tour with local guide (duration; approx. 2,5hrs) Zagreb grew up on two neighbouring hills: Kaptol – the centre of spiritual andreligious life of north-western Croatia and Gradec – the commercial centre of skillful tradesmen and craftsmen. Visit the Upper Town with its Gothic Cathedral, thebeautiful and ornate St. Catherine’s church or the massive St. Mark’s church withits famous colour-tiled roof. Continue to the medieval Stone Gate and “Dolac”, the open-air market which are a must for all visitors. Take a scenic drive to the LowerTown with its colourful turn-of-the-century architecture best represented in thelovely building housing the Croatian National Theatre and Opera House.

DAY 3
Full day visit of the Plitvice National Park Plitvice National Park is one of the most beautiful and best preservednational parks in the country. This is why the entire lakes andsurrounding area were declared a national park in 1949 and are listed on the UNESCO`s list of World Heritage Sites because of itsexceptional beauty. it is a valley situated between high forestedmountains in which lie, one below another, a string of sixteen beautiful lakes of crystal blue and green waters. Fed by small streamsand brooks, they spill into each other in 92 foaming cascades andthundering waterfalls. The lakes themselves cover about 2 square kilometres and the entire national park covers 200 square kilometres. The Plitvice lakes` scenery will simply delight you regardless whetheryou are walking the paths and wooden bridges, taking a boat ride orjust taking photographs. Continue drive to Zadar for overnight.

DAY 4
Breakfast. Proceed from Zadar to Split (about 2hours). The old town of Split is built on and around the spectacular RomanPalace erected by the Roman Emperor Diocletian (born in Salona –today’s Solin) in the 4th century. The walking tour starts with a visit to the cellars of the Palace that are still very well preserved. Thecellars offer a good view at how the life in the Palace was organized.Othersights such as the Golden Gate, the Silver Gate, the Peristyle Square etc. will be seen from the outside. Overnight at the hotel in Split area.

DAY 5
Krka National Park and Sibenik(duration approx 7 hrs) Surrounded by steep-sided canyons, along which runs the wideand plain rocky area, Krka surprises and enchants visitors withthe force and blue colour of its waters, the noise of its cascades, the freshness of its scent, the numerous perennial – though notalways visible springs, its rude existence and legends. Krka is aconstant source of inspiration. In summer, it waters thirstysurroundings, supplies coolness to the weary passenger, giveslife to fish, plants and birds. Resistant to the winter coldness and summer heat, Krka offers hope to the dreamer and comfort tothe melancholic. The Krka National Park is 12 km far fromSibenik and covers 142.2 sq km of which 25.6 sq km is underwater. In a wonderful natural setting, water forms beautifulwaterfalls which cascade over 17 natural barriers and precipitate 45 metres. After visiting the national park, the groupcan enjoy the walking tour of Sibenik; City known for one ofDalmatia’s most valuable religious monuments – the 15thcentury St. Jacob’s Cathedral, a masterpiece of the Gothic-Renaissance art. Overnight at the hotel in Split area.

DAY 6:
Blue Lagoon &Trogir by Speed Boat(cant b done if you have back problem) Speed away from Split to the Blue Lagoon and the World Heritage–listed Old Town of Trogir on this half-day tour. You’re whisked away by speedboat to the secluded waters of the lagoon, where you can swim or snorkel above a white-sand seabed or relax on deck before exploring the medieval harbor town. Depart in the morning or afternoon on this small-group tour, limited to 12 people to ensure personalized attention from your skipper.

DAY 7:
Breakfast. Transfer to Dubrovik.(about 3hours).

DAY 8:
Breakfast at the hotel. Private Dubrovnik sightseeing tour with local guide (Duration approx. 2 hrs); Those who seek paradise on Earth should come to Dubrovnik (George Bernard Shaw) This tour will reveal the finest sites of the old walled City. Thewalking portion includes visits to the Dominican Monastery with itsfine collection of medieval paintings and the Cathedral with its famous Treasury. Our guide will lead you through the narrowstreets of the Old Town introducing you to the history and cultureof this magnificent city. Other buildings will be viewed along the way. Afternoon free to explore the city on own. Overnight at the hotel in Dubrovnik area.

DAY 9:
Full day excursion to Montenegro (passport or IDobligatory) visit Budva and Kotor; Located less than one hour’s drive from Dubrovnik, Montenegrooffers a natural beauty in combination with history and culture.Enjoy the drive around the Kotor Bay with its numerous small settlements; stop in Medieval Kotor to soak in the typicalMediterranean lifestyle; continue to Budva, the ancient town whichis today a lively tourist resort. Overnight at the hotel in Dubrovnik area.

DAY 10:
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer to the Dubrovnik airport for flight to India.