K801 ~ BOSNIA, CROATIA & SLOVENIA

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BOSNIA, CROATIA & SLOVENIA

Duration:
11 days
Price From:
$1,945

K801 ~ BOSNIA, CROATIA & SLOVENIA

11 Days Tour $1,945

General Information

Included Features

First class hotels, rooms with private facilities
Breakfast daily and 6 dinners
Airport arrival and departure transfers
Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
Professional Tour Director throughout
Luggage handling
Whisper technology enhanced touring
Service charges and hotel taxes

Sightseeing

Sarajevo
Dubrovnik
Split
Plitvice Lakes
Postojna Cave
Bled
Ljubljana
Zagreb


Hotels

Sarajevo: Europe (F) / Holiday (F)
Dubrovnik: Lacroma (F)
Split: Atrium (F)
Plitvice: Jezero (F)
Bled: Park (F) / Golf (F)
Zagreb: Westin (DLX)




Day 1, arrive Sarajevo, Thursday

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. (D)

Day 2, in Sarajevo, Friday

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. (B)

Day 3, to Dubrovnik, Saturday

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. (B, D)

Day 4, in Dubrovnik, Sunday

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. (B)

Day 5, to Split, Monday

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. (B, D)

Day 6, to Trogir and Plitvice Lakes, Tuesday

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. (B, D)

Day 7, to Opatija, Postojna and Bled, Wednesday

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. (B, D)

Day 8, in Bled, Thursday

A sightseeing tour of Bled features the charming town, the lakeshore, 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. (B)

Day 9, to Ljubljana and Zagreb, Friday

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. (B, D)

Day 10, in Zagreb, Saturday

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. (B)

Day 11, depart Zagreb, Sunday

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. (B)

TOUR K801
STARTING DATES: TERMINATION DATES:
19-Apr 29-Apr
03-May 13-May
17-May 27-May
31-May 10-Jun
14-Jun 24-Jun
28-Jun 08-Jul
02-Aug 12-Aug
16-Aug 26-Aug
30-Aug 09-Sep
13-Sep 23-Sep
27-Sep 07-Oct
11-Oct 21-Oct
PRICES:
Per person in twin: $1,945
Single room supplement:

$789