Classic Croatia Self Drive 2015
|Duration:||8 days / 7 nights|
|Routing:||Zagreb – Plitvice Lakes – Zadar – Trogir – Dubrovnik|
•Airport transfers on Day 1 & 8
Accommodation (or similar)
•Zagreb: Hotel Central (3*)
•One Way Fee: €50 + tax (payable direct)
Per Person NZ$
Self Drive Code: 2015-MX-ZAG-DBV
(based on 2 people)
|01 Apr - 31 Oct||1,200|
SELF DRIVE ITINERARY
Day 1: Zagreb
Upon arrival in Croatia’s capital city, take a private transfer to your hotel. Day at leisure.
Day 2: Zagreb
Explore the city’s historical and cultural sights. Later treat yourself to a visit of the famous Dolac Markets. Zagreb is well known for its great shopping items such as the famous ‘cravat’ (silk tie).
Day 3: Zagreb – Plitvice Lakes
Your car will be delivered to your hotel and after breakfast drive via Karlovac to the Lika region; one of the last remaining brown bear habitats in Europe and its sanctuary in the National Park of Plitvice Lakes.
Approx. driving time: 3 hours
Day 4: Plitvice Lakes
After breakfast take a 3 hour walking tour of the UNESCO World Heritage site of Plitvice National Park, starting at the lower lakes and continue your walk to the upper lakes. Optional 6 hour tour upon request.
Day 5: Plitvice Lakes – Zadar – Trogir
Today drive through the Velebit mountains, on to Zadar on the Adriatic. Continuing along the coastal route to the UNESCO protected town of Trogir. Nestled between the mainland and Čiovo Island, it is often referred to as an open-air museum. Free time to explore.
Approx. driving time: 4 – 5 hours (1.30hrs to Zadar & 2.30hrs from Zadar to Trogir)
Day 6: Trogir – Dubrovnik
Today drive to Split and visit UNESCO’s Heritage site of the Diocletian Palace before continuing along the beautiful Makarska Riviera renown for its amazing pebble beaches and on to Dubrovnik. From the moment your eyes rest on the UNESCO protected Old Town, it will be clear why it is referred by many as the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’. Drop off your car on arrival.
Approx. driving time: 5 hours
Day 7: Dubrovnik
This morning take a 10 minute bus ride to the old town dating back to the 7th century.Dubrovnik was once a powerful rival to Venice in the fight over merchant trade & sea rule. Take in the sights of St Blaise’s Church, Sponza Palace, Dukes Palace, and Franciscan Monastery with an ancient Pharmacy dating back to 1317.
Day 8: Dubrovnik
You will be transferred to Dubrovnik Airport by private vehicle. Tour ends.