BOSNIA, CROATIA, AND SLOVENIA
12 day tour from Sarajevo, Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice Lakes, Bled, Ljubljana to Zagreb
Bosnia, Croatia and Slovenia
Bosnia, Croatia and Slovenia Tour Includes
- First class hotels, rooms with private facilities.
- Sightseeing to Sarajevo, Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice Lakes, Postojna Caves, Bled, Ljubljana and Zagreb.
- Service charges and hotel taxes.
- Breakfast daily and six (6) dinners.
- Arrival and departure transfers.
- Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach.
- Professional Tour Director throughout.
- Luggage handling.
- Headsets will be provided for included sightseeing tours, so you can easily hear your guide's commentary.
Day 01, Wednesday: Depart U.S. for Sarajevo
Depart the U.S. for your overnight flight to Sarajevo.
Day 02, Thursday: arrive in Sarajevo
You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The balance of the day is at leisure. Tonight, join your Tour Director and fellow travelers for a welcome dinner.
Day 03, Friday: in Sarajevo
Sarajevo, the capital of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, has been influenced by a number of cultures and civilizations over its long history. On your city tour, visit the Turkish Bazaar Bas Carsija, Husref Bay's Mosque, the Olympic Stadium and Gavrilo Princip Museum. Your afternoon and evening are free.
Day 04, Saturday: to Dubrovnik
Drive through the gorge of the Neretva River to Mostar. Here, see the remains of the Turkish quarter and the 16th century stone bridge. Then travel on to Dubrovnik, with its picturesque setting on the Adriatic Sea.
Day 05, Sunday: in Dubrovnik
Take a walking tour of Old Dubrovnik this morning. See the Rector's Palace, Bell Tower Clock, Orlando's Column, and Sponza Palace. Then on to view the Dominican Monastery and Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy, one of the oldest in the world. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Day 06, Monday: to Split
Depart Dubrovnik and travel north along the spectacular Adriatic coast to Split. Enjoy a city tour featuring the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian's Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. Plus, see the remnants of Split's Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter's Temple, the Peristyle, and Cathedral.
Day 07, Tuesday: to Trogir and Plitvice Lakes
Head to Trogir, the center of artistic activities. Scholars from around the world gather here to study and paint. Then turn inland and travel to spectacular Plitvice Lakes National Park. Have your camera ready as you take a walking tour around several of the lower lakes. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder of 16 terraced lakes surrounded by thickly wooded mountains and lush vegetation.
Day 08, Wednesday: to Opatija, Postojna and Bled
Return to the coast and travel along the beautiful bay of Kvarner to the popular resort of Opatija. After some free time, head north to Postojna, home to one of the largest caves in Europe. Tour this fantastic subterranean world by miniature electric train. Afterward, continue to Bled, beautifully set in the Julian Alps.
Day 09, Thursday: in Bled
A sightseeing tour of Bled features the charming town, the lake shore, and a visit to the imposing Bled Castle, perched on a cliff high above the lake. The balance of the day is at leisure to explore on your own, stroll along the lake, shop, sit back in a café and nibble on Bled cream cake, or perhaps join an optional excursion visiting the small island in the middle of the lake.
Day 10, Friday: to Ljubljana and Zagreb
Travel to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, and take a walking tour. See the sights of the old city center, including the picturesque open-air Central Market, Three Bridges, Baroque Town Hall, and Robba's Fountain. Then, on to Zagreb, the capital of Croatia.
Day 11, Saturday: in Zagreb
This morning, enjoy a city tour featuring the historic Upper Town, St Mark's Church, St. Catherine's Church, the Cathedral, Parliament, and the Government Palace. The rest of the day is free to explore the winding streets of the Old Town, relax in a café or take an optional excursion to see the countryside.
Day 12, Sunday: depart Zagreb
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.
Rates & Hotels
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Your tour land price is per person based on two (2) people sharing a twin or double room. When a single room is booked, a single supplement will apply.
This tour does not include:
- Items not noted on itinerary
- Tips to driver/guide
Airfare is additional. Once you select your date, you will be given the opportunity to search our system for the best available airfare from your home city. The dates shown will be the start / end date of your tour. However, you can alter these dates to arrive earlier or extend your stay as needed.
Our system will search for the best possible airfare during your booking process. Note: airfare cannot be booked sooner than eleven (11) month from date of departure.
Departures & Transfers
Departure date is the date one would depart from the US. Tour begins in Europe one day later.
Hotels featured on this tour
|Built in 1882, at the crossroads of the Oriental and modern style, Hotel Europe is imbued with the best attributes of both worlds. Positioned in the heart of the Sarajevo city, just a few steps away from the tourist Old Town core, this Austro-Hungarian building with its external splendour alone will have you captivated. [more]|
|Lacroma Hotel ||Dubrovnik|
|Valamar Lacroma Dubrovnik Hotel, the proud recipient of the prestigious 2013 World Travel Award as „Croatia's Leading Hotel“ , is located on the tranquil Babin Kuk peninsula, surrounded by pine tree forests and soothing white pebble beaches. Renowned for its fusion of nature and state of the art facilities, the hotel offers ultra modern rooms and suites, the largest MICE facilities in the area, memorable gastronomic experiences in its gourmet restaurant, a wine bar terrace with panoramic views of the Elaphiti Islands and an abundance of activities to let you create a perfectly balanced holiday in Croatia with an added touch of luxury. [more]|
|Atrium Hotel ||Split|
|The Hotel Atrium is a unique addition to Split – a five-star hotel right in the centre of the city, that fuses the most modern design with the ancient Roman surroundings. A shimmering symphony of marble, steel and glass, this hotel has been built by the remains of the ancient aqueduct constructed by Roman Emperor Diocletian, whose palace still dominates this beautiful and fascinating city. [more]|
|Jezero Hotel ||Plitvice|
|Hotel Jezero provides 229 comfortably furnished guest rooms, 7 suites, 7 semi-suites and 5 handicapped equipped rooms. Hotel has two types of rooms; lake-side rooms and forest side rooms. Lake-side rooms are equipped with private bathroom with bath, hair dryer, heating, satellite TV, direct dial phone and mini-bar. The bathrooms in the forest-side rooms have a shower instead of bath. [more]|
|Park Hotel ||Bled|
|4-star hotel in Bled with indoor pool, restaurant. [more]|
|Westin Hotel ||Zegreb|
|The Westin Zagreb is a 5 Star landmark hotel centrally located in the very heart of Zagreb. The hotel is situated in a leafy green area adjacent to the Mimara Museum and world famous National Theater and Opera House, and is within easy walking distance to central square, markets, the many trendy cafes, restaurants, designer boutiques, rich cultural attractions and capital city business destinations. [more]|