COMBO - Discover the Western Balkan & Highlights of South Adriatic Cruise by Agape Rose from Zagreb

Description

DAY 1 WEDNESDAY Zagreb; D
Transfer on the day of the tour from Zagreb airport, or another hotel in Zagreb to the tour hotel, rest of the day at leisure. Dinner and overnight in Zagreb/Zagreb area/.
DAY 2 THURSDAY Zagreb – Bled B, D
Morning sightseeing tour of Zagreb, Croatian capital city, gives you the opportunity to see the fortified Upper Town, the city’s historical center, St Mark’s church with its multi-colored roof, the Cathedral, Croatian National Theatre and the University. Early afternoon departure to Bled, small town in the Julian Alps which could be a setting for a classic fairy tale: immense natural beauty with mountains and forest surrounding an emerald glacial lake, an island in the middle of the lake with a church steeple and its wishing bell, a cliff top castle with picturesque views. Dinner and overnight in Bled/Bled area/.
DAY 3 FRIDAY Bled – Ljubljana – Plitvice; B, D
Morning departure to Ljubljana, Slovenian capital where you will have a guided tour of the most significant sights of its old center: the picturesque Central open-air Market and the Three Bridges, the Baroque Town Hall and Robba’s Fountain. After Ljubljana we are continuing our journey to Plitvice lakes, well-known UNESCO World Heritage Site, natural beauty of the 16 crystal - blue lakes cascading into 92 spectacular waterfalls.Dinner and overnight in Plitvice area.
DAY 4 SATURDAY Plitvice – Zadar – Trogir - Split; B, D
Morning departure towards Zadar, where upon arrival we'll be taking you for a guided walking tour through the Roman Forum from the 2nd century BC, passing by the 9th century pre-Romanesque church of St. Donatus as well as St. Anastasia church. Departure to Trogir. Embarkation on Highlights of South Adriatic Cruise. Dinner and overnight Split.
DAY 5 SUNDAY Trogir – Skradin – Šibenik; B, L
After breakfast enjoy an optional guided walking tour of Trogir – protected UNESCO heritage site. Departure to Skradin. Free time to explore Krka National Park (entrance fee not included). Afternoon departure to Šibenik.
Dinner is taken on board for full board option. Overnight in Šibenik.
DAY 6 MONDAY Šibenik - Vis; B, L
After breakfast enjoy an optional guided walking tour of Šibenik - a town which successfully combines famous history and natural beauties. Departure to Vis. Afternoon arrival to Vis – island famous by its sandy beaches and beautiful bays. Dinner is taken on board for full board option. Overnight in Vis.
**Optional excursion Vis
DAY 7 TUESDAY Vis – Hvar - Split; B, L
Breakfast on board and early departure to Hvar - the sunniest Adriatic island. Upon arrival enjoy an optional guided tour with a local guide. Around 13:00 departure to Split, your port of call for the day. Arrival to Split and optional guided walking tour in the afternoon. Dinner is taken on board for clients on the full board service. Overnight in Split.
*Hvar Walking tour
*Split Walking tour
DAY 8 WEDNESDAY Split – Omiš – Brač - Korčula; B, L
Breakfast on board and early departure to Omiš - small town built below steep mountains at the mouth of river Cetina. Free time for explore on your own or to take an optional tour to Cetina river. Departure to Pučišća (Brač island) around noon. Pucisca is nested in a beautiful bay on the island of Brac, surrounded by stone quarries that yield some of the whitest and best quality limestone in the world. Departure to Korčula. Afternoon arrival to Korčula. Overnight in Korčula.
*Stonemasonry School in Pucisca – walking tour package
** Optional excursion: Cetina river
DAY 9 THURSDAY Korčula – Mljet – Slano; B, L
Breakfast on board and optional morning walking tour of Korčula. Departure to Pomena (Mljet island). Island of Mljet on its western side houses the National Park Mljet, known for its immense beauty and its two turquoise salty lakes surrounded by thick forest. Lunch and swimming break are followed by afternoon departure to Slano. Tonight enjoy the delicious Captain’s dinner with our crew and your fellow travelers. Overnight in Slano.
**Optional excursion: Mljet National Park, free time in the National park.
DAY 10 FRIDAY Slano – Dubrovnik; B, L
After breakfast you are free to take optional guided tour Taste of Dalmatia –you will visit Ston a small town famous of its 5 km long city walls (the longest one in Europe) and visit local vinery where you will have the opportunity to taste some finest Dalmatian wines. Later, we set sail to the Lopud island for a short swim and continue to Dubrovnik and cruise beneath Dubrovnik City Walls and then to port Gruž. Upon arrival to Dubrovnik, you will be transferred to the Old Town gate where you will be joining a guided tour of Dubrovnik. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
*Dubrovnik town tour with a coach transfer from Dubrovnik port (Gruz) to the Old town – walking tour package
**Optional excursion: Taste of Dalmatia
DAY 11 SATURDAY Dubrovnik DEPARTURE; B
Disembarkation after breakfast by 12:00

Inclusions

INCLUDED
ELITE TRAVEL air-conditioned vehicle with driver at group's disposal as per itinerary.
Experienced tour leader throughout the trip as per itinerary.
Hotel accommodation on half board basis (breakfast & dinner) as per itinerary
This might be a bilingual tour.
SIGHTSEEING TOURS
Zagreb, Zadar, Ljubljana, Plitvice lakes, Split
OTHER SERVICES
Entrances in Plitvice lakes, Split
NOT INCLUDED
Gratuities, drinks, telephone charges and incidentals
INCLUDED
BOAT specifications
BOAT DESCRIPTION:
Newly built boat will be commissioned in 2017, luxury class. The boat is 48,5 m (155 ft) long, 8.5 m (28 ft) wide with a cruising speed of 9 knots. Her capacity is 38 persons. She has 18 ensuite cabins on the main and lower deck, and all are fully air-conditioned.
CABIN TYPES:
- Double-queen-size bed (165 x 200 cm / 65 x 79 in)
- Twin-two single beds (90 x 200 cm / 35 x 79 in each)
- Triple-queen-size bed with an additional single bed.
CABIN SPECIFICATION:
Lower deck: 8 cabins
- 2 twin cabins
- 4 double cabins–queen size bed
- 2 triple cabins–queen size bed + additional single bed
Main deck: 8 cabins
- 4 twin cabins
- 4 double cabins–queen size bed
Upper deck: 2 cabins
- 2 double cabins–queen size bed
Cabin furnishings include a cupboard, a cabinet and a window or a porthole. All cabins are equipped with power plugs. Bathrooms are fully equipped with a shower, toilette, hairdryer and a vanity with a sink.
CABIN SIZES:
- Lower deck cabins: 15-19 m2 (49-62 sq ft) with bathroom
- Main deck cabins: 14-18 m2 (45-59 sq ft) with bathroom
OTHER PARTS OF BOAT:
On the main deck and the upper deck there is one bathroom with showers. Upper deck houses a fully air-conditioned salon-restaurant that sits all guests at the same time with a fully equipped bar and LCD TV. At the rear of the boat you can find a shaded lounge area with club tables and comfortable sofas. Top deck, also called the „sun deck“ offers 155 m2 (500 sq ft) of space and is equipped with sun tanning chairs, also WIFI is available free of charge in the salon and in the rear part of the boat.

INCLUDED - 8 days / 7 nights cruise
- Accommodation in a chosen category cabin
- Welcome drink and snack
- Half board: breakfast buffet, light lunch buffet
- Complimentary 1 l water during meals (lunch and dinner)
- Complimentary coffee/tea all day long
- Complimentary fresh fruit all day long
- 9 crew members including a Cruise Manager
- Towels change every second day
- Bed linen change once a week
- Daily cabin cleaning service
- Free Wi/Fi on board
- Excursion Montenegro
*Walking tour package – 70,00 € per person
- Walking tour of Dubrovnik – including: guide, transfer
- Walking tour of Korčula – including: guide
- Walking tour of Split – including: guide
- Walking tour of Hvar – including: guide
- Pucisca Stonemasonry School – including: guide, entrance fee
**Optional excursions:
- Cetina river (25 euros) – including: guide, small boat transfer, snack
- Mljet Island National Park (25 euros) – including: guide, entrance fee
- Taste of Dalmatia (25 euros) – including: guide, transfer, wine tasting
Rates do not include:
- Beverages from the ship bar only
- Gratuities or any other expense of personal nature
- Taxes and fees, € 40,00 per person, to be paid on board in cash
- Laundry service at selected ports of call
- Beach towel hire € 3,00/week
- Entrance to National park Mljet approx. 14,00 € p.p.
Cruising route is subject to change depending upon weather conditions
Departures are guaranteed. Elite Travel reserves the right to change the vessel provider in case the contracted services are not supplied according to the previously agreed standards.
Guests are obliged to follow ship rules (found in written form on the ship) especially with regards to bringing drinks on board.
In case of bad behavior Elite Travel/captain reserves the right in asking clients to disembark
Tour is not suitable for persons with restricted mobility.
CANCELLATION FEES:
60 - 30 days prior to departure 10% of the tour rate
29-9 days prior to departure 25% of the tour rate
8 - 1 days prior to departure 50% of the tour rate
0 and no show 100% of the tour rate

Additional info

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:
Unesco heritage sites:
- Historic City of Trogir (1997)
- Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian (1979)
- Old City of Dubrovnik (1979)
- Plitvice Lakes National Park (1979)
- Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor (1979)
Capital cities:
- Zagreb (Croatia)
- Ljubljana (Slovenia)
Natural sites:
- Lake Bled
National Parks:
- Mljet
Islands:
- Hvar
- Korčula
- Mljet
- Brač

 

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