(Zagreb, Split, Hvar, Dubrovnik)
Feel your family bond grow as you stand arm in arm on the one of the highest peaks of Sveti Jure with breath-taking views of the Adriatic islands laid out before you.
This Mosor hiking adventure is just one of the action-packed highlights on this extensive family-friendly journey through Croatia. You’ll also pile into off-road vehicles to explore the rocky interior of Hvar island; enjoy lunch in an eerie deserted village; stroll through the lavender fields, olive plantations and vineyards of the mountainous hinterland; discover the hidden bays, pristine beaches and secret coves of the Adriatic by kayak; explore a charming 7th-century town outside of Dubrovnik; marvel at the picturesque reflective lakes, waterfalls and cascades at Plitvice; and encounter a UNESCO World Heritage-listed palace in Split.
A team of experienced tour guides will keep your adrenalin pumping and your kids engaged throughout this thrilling, hands-on adventure. But there’s also plenty of time to recharge at a collection of family-friendly accommodation carefully selected for restful evenings. From sleeping in a restored 1700-year-old palace to cooling off under the poolside waterfalls of a laid-back beach resort, your kids won’t be the only one’s to enjoy these stellar properties.
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Take a private airport transfer with vehicle and English speaking driver in Zagreb.
A welcome package with your vouchers, a city map, train tickets (if relevant) and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.
Escape to the Best Western Premier Astoria (4*) and experience the ultimate in comfort and service accommodating guests traveling for business and pleasure. Built in 1932, this Croatian hotel is centrally located in the charming capital of Zagreb and offers guests a quiet, peaceful atmosphere and warm personalized service.
Enjoy a private transfer from Zagreb to Split with a guided 4-hour stop at Plitvice Lakes, a complex of 16 lakes located between the mountains of Mala Kapela. The 19.5 hectares of wooden hills enclose the lakes by a series of waterfalls and cascades. Admire the landscape formed by the mineral-rich waters that carve new paths through the rock, and enjoy your time in the middle of the nature. You will meet your local guide at the park before entering. Entrance fees are included.
In its spectacular location at the historical centre of Split, the Peristil Hotel (3*) awaits guests within the Diocletian palace, the World Heritage monument under the aegis of the UNESCO organization. The hotel is situated just a couple of steps away from the famed Silver Door. 12 luxuriously furnished rooms, 9 double and 3 single rooms within the 1700 year-old ramparts of the original palace, offer a splendid view over the Cathedral of Saint Duje and its bell-tower and the Peristil - the Palace main square.
Meet your private transfer at your hotel for a drop-off at the starting point of your 3hr private walking tour with a guide today in Split. Explore the city which is dominated by the Diocletian’s Palace (a UNESCO World Heritage site), and explore the historical part of the city. The Palace is one of the most famous and integral architectural and cultural constructs on the Croatian Adriatic Coast. Visit the Silver Gate which is the entrance to the Old town, the Cathedral and Bell tower of St. Dominus. Discover the waterfront promenade of Split, the lively open green market and the monuments not only from antiquity, but also from the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Baroque periods. After the tour, you can enjoy some time at your leisure to immerse yourself into town’s famous Mediterranean charm. (Entrance fees for Diocletians Palace substructure & Cathedral included). Return transfer included.
You will meet your guide and driver in hotel lobby for a private transfer to the small village of Sitno Gornje - the start point of your Mosor Hiking adventure. Your guide will take you to the lodge, located 868 meters above the sea level, from where you can enjoy fantastic views of the Adriatic islands and city of Split. Fitness permitting, you may consider climbing to one of the highest peaks Sveti Jure. There is a Roman Catholic chapel of the same name at the 1320 meters above the sea level. In the afternoon your driver will take you back to your hotel.
Enjoy a private transfer and a shared ferry ride from Split to Hvar.
The Amfora, Hvar Grand Beach Resort (4*) is a beautiful hotel with diverse amenities overlooking a picturesque bay on the island of Hvar. The front view of the hotel offers an impressive building on various levels with a huge swimming pool and cascades in front. At night the spectacle is heightened with the waters shining turquoise blue and the lights of the hotel making a truly inviting scene. At this hotel you will enjoy taking a dip in the pool, or wandering down to the private beach, ‘Bonj les bains’ or lush pine groves. In just ten minutes you can reach the Venetian city of Hvar with its beautiful terracotta tiles buildings and picturesque port. The rooms at Amfora, Hvar Grand Beach Resort are prettily and fashionably dressed in cream, brown and turquoise tones, reflecting the surrounding nature and water. The hotel offers a two level restaurant, Cascades, with casual dining below, while the top level features a stunning sail-covered terrace for romantic dinners in a quiet seaside ambiance serving local seafood. The hotel has a number of swimming options; if you prefer to stay near to the hotel the huge Amfora pool with its elegant array of cascading waterfalls is surrounded by beautifully groomed gardens. In just a short walk you can reach ‘Bonj les bains’, a 1930s enclave made from white stone nestled under a pine grove. It includes private stone cabanas, individual and couples massage at Sensori Ô spa, sun beds and showers.
This shared Jeep safari along the island of Hvar consists of a ride in Land Rover Defender off-road vehicles on the asphalt and gravel roads. The tour includes visits to the old inhabited settlements and deserted villages in the inner part of the island.Lunch (included) is usually organized in the abandoned village of Humac in a tavern with the same name. The tour also takes us to the island's highest peak, St. Nicholas (626m) from where you can see all islands of the central Adriatic and the mountains of hinterland. On your way, you will pass through many lavender fields, olive plantations and vineyards, and see abandoned vineyards and miles of stone walls which are several centuries old. Along with the ride and lunch, you can visit to Grapčeva cave, which is just half an hour walk from the Humac tavern. Or if you desire to taste some of the island's wine (not included), it can be arranged in village of Humac or in one of the places that you pass through on the excursion. Price includes jeep and instructor.
Enjoy a shared kayaking adventure. Numerous hidden bays and beaches situated south of the town of Hvar, are ideal for kayaking expeditions on the Adriatic Sea. You will paddle around a small island with an old stone lighthouse called Pokonji Dol. Short breaks for snorkeling and swimming will take turns on this route and on a longer break you will stop for a swim and coffee (not included) in a unique bar-restaurant in a bay. Since your kayaks are unsinkable, previous paddling experience and supreme physical condition are not necessary for manoeuvring them. This excursion starts near the town of Hvar and it will make it possible for you to observe the island from different perspective while feeling the freedom of being on the sea.
Enjoy a transfer to Dubrovnik with a private vehicle & driver as well as a shared ferry ride. Luggage will be safely stored in the vehicle while on the ferry.
The Bellevue Hotel (4*) sits on a living rock 30 meters above the Miramare bay and just walking distance from the Dubrovnik Old Town; a haven for people seeking a true getaway. This modern five-storey property is situated in spectacular location just 800 meters from the city center, historical monuments, museums, churches, monasteries, art galleries, shops and boutiques. The hotel’s interior is defined by a chic-art concept, organic materials and a fresh Mediterranean feel. Beautiful panoramic views of the sea, as well as the use of traditional arts and artisans and renowned Croatian artists create a unique and tranquil ambience. Experience a treat for all senses, a world of discrete luxury, natural details and elegance, and magnificent panoramic sea views at the Bellevue Hotel.
This morning meet your guide and driver in the hotel lobby for a private tour of the Dubrovnik Hinterland – the region of Konavle. Your first destination is the ancient Mediterranean town of Cavtat. After a 7th century invasion which destroyed the town, refugees from the Cavtat formed another settlement, Dubrovnik, cementing a permanent link between Dubrovnik and Cavtat. Your guide will take you for a stroll through this picturesque little town and up to the top of the hill where you will discover the extraordinary Mausoleum of Račić Family. After the walk, you will continue your exploration of the traditional countryside of Konavle. In the village of Čilipi, the local family Novaković will welcome you at their humble estate that has a small ethno museum presenting Konavle region history, a tavern with a wine cellar and a variety of agricultural structures. While you enjoy their hospitality, they will serve a traditional lunch (included). After the lunch, your guide and driver will take you back to Dubrovnik.
Take a private airport transfer with an English speaking driver in Dubrovnik.
VISA/PASSPORTA passport is required for travel to Croatia. A visa is not required for U.S. and Canadian passport holders for tourist or business trips of fewer than 90 days within a six-month period. All foreign citizens must register with the local police within 24 hours of arrival as well as inform them of any change in their address. Registration of foreign visitors staying in hotels or accommodations rented through an accommodation company is done automatically by the hotelier or accommodation company.
Citizens of other countries may require a visa. Please ask your Sales Advisor. These requirements change often and therefore it is best that you check with the Embassy of Croatia for the most up to date visa information.
HEALTHHealth insurance is recommended. Medical facilities are good quality. We recommend that you see a health-care provider who specializes in Travel Medicine. The doctor or health-care provider will determine what vaccinations and medication you will need, depending on factors such as your health and immunization history, areas of the country you will be visiting, and planned activities. For more information on travel requirements, visit the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website: http://wwwn.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/croatia.aspx COUNTRY INFOCapital: Zagreb. Government: Republic. Independence from the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia proclaimed in 1991. Language: The official language is Croatian (Hrvatski). Also Serbian, Slovenian, Hungarian and Italian are spoken. People working in tourism generally speak excellent English, plus some Italian and German. Religion: Roman Catholic Croats (87.8% of the total population) and Eastern Orthodox Serbs (4.4%), as well as small communities of Protestants, Jews and Muslims. Time: GMT + 1 (GMT + 2 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October). Electricity: 220 volts AC, 50Hz. Telephone: Country code +385. Mobile Telephone: Roaming agreements exist with most international mobile phone companies. Coverage is good. Internet: Cafes can be found in Zagreb and other main towns.
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