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Self Drive
Dalmatian Sunshine 2016

Duration: 9 days / 8 nights
Routing: Dubrovnik – Split – Trogir – Plitvice – Opatija – Postojna – Bled – Ljubljana – Zagreb

 

Includes

• 8 nights in selected hotels or similar
• Breakfast daily (B)
• Service charges & hotel taxes
• 8 days car rental (CDMR car group: Opel Astra / Citroen 1.6 or similar)(Unlimited mileage, Collision Damage
Waiver (CDW), Theft Protection (TP), airport surcharge, and Value Added Tax (VAT))

Not Included

• One Way National Fee: €25 approx.
• Foreign Use Cost: €9.80 per day or €29.30 per rental
• Personal Accident Insurance (PAI), Super CDW & fuel
• Extra Equipment: Baby seat, roof rack, ski rack etc
• Additional day
• Sightseeing tours or entrances

General Rental Conditions

Min age is 21 years (valid driving license must be possessed for at least 2 years)

Accommodation (or similar)

Deluxe Hotels
• Dubrovnik – Grand Villa Argentina (5*)
• Split – Hotel Atrium (5*)
• Plitvice – Hotel Jezero (3*)
• Bled – GH Toplice* (lake view room) (5*)
• Zagreb – Hotel Esplanade (5*)

*GH Toplice – Hotel does not have twin rooms

Superior Hotels
• Dubrovnik – Hotel Neptun (4*)
• Split – Hotel BW Art (4*)
• Plitvice – Hotel Jezero (3*)
• Bled – Hotel Park (4*)
• Zagreb – Hotel BW Astoria (4*)

Standard Hotels
• Dubrovnik – Hotel Lero (3*)
• Split – Hotel BW Art depandance (3*)
• Plitvice – Hotel Jezero (3*)
• Bled – Hotel Astoria (3*)
• Zagreb – Hotel Jadran (3*)

2016 PRICES
Per Person NZ$
Code: 2016-KOSD-DAL
Departures Between
DELUXE PACKAGE
Twin Share
Based on minimum of 2 people
01 Jan - 30 Mar1,610
31 Mar - 23 Apr1,725
24 Apr - 11 May1,865
12 May - 29 May
1,995
30 May - 27 Jun
2,130
28 Jun - 08 Jul2,250
09 Jul - 15 Jul2,210
16 Jul - 31 Aug2,370
01 Sep - 19 Sep2,240
20 Sep - 30 Sep2,205
01 Oct - 15 Oct1,995
16 Oct - 30 Oct1,815
31 Oct - 12 Nov1,665
13 Nov - 12 Dec1,565
13 Dec - 31 Dec1,680
More vehicle & accommodation options available - enquire when booking

2016 PRICES
Per Person NZ$
Code: 2016-KOSD-DAL
Departures Between
SUPERIOR PACKAGE
Twin Share
Based on minimum of 2 people
01 Jan - 30 Mar
1,140
31 Mar - 12 Apr1,215
13 Apr - 24 Apr1,260
25 Apr - 05 May1,305
06 May - 30 May1,425
31 May - 29 Jun1,650
30 Jun - 15 Jul1,755
16 Jul - 31 Aug1,885
01 Sep - 16 Sep1,710
17 Sep - 30 Sep1,640
01 Oct - 07 Oct1,475
08 Oct - 20 Oct1,390
21 Oct - 31 Oct1,180
01 Nov - 31 Dec1,140
More vehicle & accommodation options available - enquire when booking

2016 PRICES
Per Person NZ$
Code: 2016-KOSD-DAL
Departures Between
STANDARD PACKAGE
Twin Share
Based on minimum of 2 people
01 Jan - 21 Mar990
22 Mar - 12 Apr1,020
13 Apr - 24 Apr1,090
25 Apr - 31 May1,250
01 Jun - 03 Jul1,375
04 Jul - 15 Jul1,425
16 Jul - 31 Aug1,555
01 Sep - 18 Sep1,410
19 Sep - 30 Sep1,375
01 Oct - 09 Oct1,210
10 Oct - 24 Oct1,150
25 Oct - 31 Oct1,075
01 Nov - 14 Nov1,020
15 Nov - 31 Dec990
More vehicle & accommodation options available - enquire when booking

SELF DRIVE ITINERARY

Day 1: Dubrovnik

Pick up your car rental at Dubrovnik airport and drive to hotel. Overnight in Dubrovnik.

Day 2: Dubrovnik

Dedicate your day to the most beautiful town of Dalmatia. Visit the Rector’s Palace, see the Bell Tower Clock, Orlando’s Column, Sponza Palace, the Dominican Monastery, and Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy, one of the oldest in the world. (B)

Day 3: Dubrovnik – Split

Travel north along the spectacular Adriatic coast, past old fishing villages and new resorts, to the city of Split. Upon arrival to Split, explore the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. Then see the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral. (B)
Approx Driving Time: 4hrs; Distance: 237 km

Day 4: Split – Trogir – Plitvice 

After breakfast, head to Trogir, the center of artistic activities where 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. (B)
Split – Trogir: Approx Driving Time: 40mins; Distance: 28 km
Trogir – Plitvice Lakes: Approx Driving Time: 3hrs; Distance: 256 km

Day 5: Plitvice – Opatija – Postojna – Bled

Return to the coast and travel along the beautiful bay of Kvarner to its popular resort, Opatija. After some free time, journey 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. Overnight in Bled. (B)
Note: Opening times for the Postojna Cave depend on month of arrival, entrance to the cave every full hour, visit takes 1hrs 30mins.
Plitvice – Opatija: Approx Driving Time: 3hrs 30mins; Distance: 221 km
Opatija – Postojna: Approx Driving Time: 1hr 30mins; Distance: 62 km
Postojna – Bled: Approx Driving Time: 1hr 15mins; Distance: 103 km

Day 6: Bled

An Alpine lake surrounded by high peaks, Bled was “discovered” by travelers in the middle of the 19th century. Since then, a small town of hotels, villas, and restaurants has developed around the lake, turning Bled into a lively, all-seasons resort. Explore the charming town and the lakeshore, and visits imposing Bled Castle, perched on a cliff high above the lake. Perhaps drive to Lake Bohinj this afternoon, another Alpine Jewel, just 26 km (30 min drive) from Bled. (B)

Day 7: Ljubljana – Zagreb

Leave the mountains and head to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. See the most significant sights of the old city center, the picturesque open-air Central Market (Sundays closed), the Three Bridges, Baroque Town Hall, and Robba’s Fountain, take a funicular to Ljubljana castle or just enjoy lunch on the river bank at one of many restaurants. Then, continue to Zagreb, Croatia’s capital city. (B)
Bled – Ljubljana: Approx Driving Time: 1hr; Distance: 55 km
Ljubljana – Zagreb: Approx Driving Time: 2hrs; Distance: 143 km

Day 8: Zagreb

In Zagreb see historic Upper Town, St. Mark’s Church, St. Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral, Parliament and Government Palace and explore the winding streets of the old town. (B)

Day 9: Zagreb

Drop off the car at Zagreb airport or Zagreb downtown. (B)

 

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