Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro
13 Days/12 Nights: from 2250,00€ per person
Visit 4 countries with 11 UNESCO sites in just 13 days! Explore spectacular Skocjan caves in Slovenia, Walk through Plitvice lakes, visit Diocletians palace, walk accross Mostar bridge and explore Kotor bay.
Day 1: Ljubljana Arrival to Ljubljana Airport. Welcome and greeting by the english speaking local guide/driver who will take you to the hotel. Free for relaxation and in the afternoon sightseeing tour of the old town squeezed between castle hill and the river. Overnight in Ljubljana.
Day 2: Bled – Bohinj In the morning start of Private tour in Slovenia with drive to lake Bled to admire beautiful Alpine lake with charming island int the middle of the lake and castle 130 meters above the lake. Drive deeper into the Julian Alps to explore another Alpine pearl – Bohinj with cable car ride to Mt. Vogel. In the evening transfer to Ljubljana. Overnight in Ljubljana.
Day 3: Idrija – Ljubljana After the breakfast drive towards Idrija to visit UNESCO protected Mercury mine which used to be one of the biggest in the world. Visit of the mine and short walk through the town centre and continue drive back to Ljubljana to visit the area where pile dwellers used to live. Overnight in Ljubljana.
Day 4: Škocjan caves – Rovinj This morning we will leave Ljubljana and head towards another UNESCO site in Slovenia – Škocjan caves. Visit of the caves which are proud of its big underground canyon with Reka river in it. After Škocjan caves we will head towards Croatia to continue with Private tour of Croatia with visit of Istria and its most famous town – Rovinj which we will explore with local guide. Overnight in Rovinj.
Day 5: Pula – Poreč – Grožnjan – Zagreb This morning we will start with the tour of Istria. First we will head south of Istria to make a short visit of Pula and its Roman amphiteatre. Continue back north to visit complex of Euphrasian Basilica in Poreč. In the afternoon we will head in the region of truffles around Grožnjan, before we finish our day with drive to Zagreb. Overnight in Zagreb.
Day 6: Zagreb - Plitvice lakes After breakfast sightseeing tour of Croatian capital with visit of old town (church of St. Mark, Cathedral, Parliament, Ban Jelačić square etc.). After the sightseeing tour drive towards Plitivce lakes to visit one of the most popular sites in Croatia that is also protected under UNESCO. 16 big and small lakes and 92 waterfalls form one of the most magnificent sites in the world. Overnight in Plitvice.
Day 7: Zadar – Šibenik - Split After the breakfast drive towards Dalmatia and first stop in Zadar that used to be capital of the Dalmatia. Admire the Sea Organs and Sun salutation with medieval churches of St. Donatus and St. Anastasia and admire old Roman Forum. Continue to Šibenik that is extremely proud of its UNESCO protected cathedral of St. James and medieval town surrounding it. In the evening continue to Split for overnight.
Day 8: Trogir - Split In the morning we will continue with private guided tour with visit of Trogir also a UNESCO site – charming medieval Reneisanse town built on a small island squeezed between the mainland and island of Čiovo. Admire the famous cathedral st. Lawrence and city walls surrounding old town. In the evening return to Split to for a guided tour of the old town with visit of the Diocletians palace, cathedral st. Duje, Riva. Overnight in Split.
Day 9: Hvar In the morning we will take a ferry to island of Hvar which is one of the most famous along Dalmatian coast. Upon arrival to Hvar we will visit Stari Grad and area that was settled by Greeks in 4C BC and is toady protected by UNESCO. In the afternoon head to Hvar town to visit one of best protected towns on Dalmatian islands. Overnight in Hvar.
Day 10: Mostar - Dubrovnik After breakfast drive through Hvar island towards Bosnia & Herzegovina to visit Mostar to admire town where east meets west along Neretva river accross which beautiful bridge of Mostar was built was built. Bridge gave Mostar its name (mostari-bridge toll colectors) and is since 2007 protected by UNESCO. In the morning short stop at Počitelj beautiful “Turkish” looking village also under protection of UNESCO (together with Mostar) and continue our drive along Neretva river to admire millions of mandarine trees before we reach Dubrovnik late in the evening. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Day 11: Dubrovnik Full day to admire Pearl of Adriatic – UNESCO protected Dubrovnik - surrounded with 2 kilometers long defensive walls and with one of the best preserved old city centres in the world. Local guide from Dubrovnik will take us around the famous city with outside visits of the Rector Palace, Cathedral, Franciscan monastery, old port etc. In the afternoon free time and optional tour to nearby Lokrum island. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Day 12: Kotor bay – Njegoši - Budva - Dubrovnik After the breakfast day tour to Montenegro. Visit of the biggest fjord in Adriatic – Boka Kotorska with st. George and Lady of the Rocks island in front of Perast. Continue to Kotor – also UNESCO protected site with more than 5km long wall surrounding it. Continue towards Njegoši for spectacular panoramic ride and arrive to Budva after that. In the evening return to Dubrovnik. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Day 13: Dubrovnik Departure END OF SERVICES
Highlights on 11 UNESCO sites tour
◊ Drink a coffee along the Ljubljanica river in Ljubljana
◊ Take a boat ride on lake Bled
◊ Views from Bled castle
◊ Walk through Škocjan caves
◊ Visit of Mercury mine in Idrija
◊ Bohinj late from mt. Vogel
◊ Walk through Rovinj
◊ Visit of Roman Arena in Pula
◊ Fantastic Plitivce lakes
◊ Listen to the sea organs in Zadar
◊ Visit of St Jamest cathedral in Šibenik
◊ Old town of Trogir
◊ Enjoy the old town of Split – Diocletians palace
◊ Walk through Hvar town
◊ Visit the biggest pilgrimage site in the Balkans in Medjugorje
◊ Walk across the Old bridge in Mostar
◊ Enjoy in the breathtaking beauty of Dubrovnik
◊ Taste of Montenegro with thrilling drive on the edge of Kotor Bay
Price of 11 UNESCO sites tour
In Hotels 3*
• 2 pax: 4175,00€ per person
• 4 pax: 3380,00€ per person
• 6 pax: 2760,00€ per person
• 8 pax: 2250,00€ per person
In Hotels 4*
• 2 pax: 5060,00€ per person
• 4 pax: 4395,00€ per person
• 6 pax: 3550,00€ per person
• 8 pax: 2880,00€ per person
Boutique and Exclusive 5* Hotels – on request
◊ 12x accomodation in hotels upon request in double room
◊ Hotel taxes and service charges
◊ Local english speaking guides for city tours in Zagreb, Split, Trogir, Mostar, Hvar, Rovinj, Pula, Šibenik, Dubrovnik, Kotor
◊ Entrance fees to Škocjan caves, Idrija mine, Bled castle, mt. Vogel, Boat ride on lake Bled, entrance to church on island in Bled, entrance to Plitvice lakes, cathedral in Trogir, Pula arena, Euphrasius palace in Poreč, Diocletians palace in Split, mosque and turkish house in Mostar, St. James cathedral, Stari grad UNESCO site, Old pharmacy in Dubrovnik, Kotor cathedral.
◊ Service of a profesional english speaking tour guide/driver with a car (Citroen C8/MB Viano or similar) with all expenses
◊ Ferry to Hvar, ferry across Kotor bay
◊ 0,5l of water per person everyday
Not included in the price:
◊ Lunch, dinner and other meals (beside breakfast)
◊ Personal expenses of any kind, hotel services like phonecalls, laundry, minibar, room service
◊ Gratuity to guides
◊ Travel personal Insurance