Dalmatian cities and national parks will amaze you with their charm and beauty. The beautiful cities will bring you back in history and the national parks with their beauties will make long lasting memories.
- Spend 8 days in Zadar, in the very heart of Adriatic coast
- Enjoy in off-road adventure with a Jeep on Velebit mountain Nature Park
- Visit Plitvice, the most visited national park in Croatia
- Explore Krka National park, amazing waterfalls and nearby charming city of Šibenik with 2 UNESCO sites
- Spend the day discovering emperor Diocletian’s Palace in Split, walk through the protected historic center of Trogir and climb to the very top of the magnificent Klis Fortress
- Visit the royal town of Nin and the unique island of Pag, taste local specialties like Pag cheese, prosciutto and wine
- Sail by boat through the most indented group of islands in the Mediterranean, Kornati National Park
Check out entire tour program and please notice that any change is possible in proposed itinerary in order to best suite all you needs. For example, we can change accommodation type from private to hotel accommodation or a luxurious villa. We can arrange tour program to fit bigger group of people or include meals in the itinerary. In case you would like to make a change, do not hesitate to contact.
In the morning, starts Jeep safari on Velebit, the longest Croatian mountain. Almost the entire mountain Velebit is a protected area, and film many scenes about the Indian chief Winnetou were shot there.
After lunch, return to Zadar for a tour of the city with virtual reality glasses that will reproduce the history of Zadar and take you 2000 years back in time. During the city tour, you will taste Maraschino, a fruit liqueur that has been produced only in Zadar for more than 500 years. After sightseeing return to accommodation.
Day 3: Zadar – National park Plitvice lakes – Rastoke – Zadar
Full day trip to Plitvice, the most beautiful Croatian national park. Sightseeing of the park for 3 to 4 hours. Plitvice Lakes are the only place in the world where tufa grows up to 90 centimeters in 30 years while the world average is only a few centimeters. That is why Plitvice are called “The land of falling lakes where rocks grow”.
After Plitvice you will visit nearby Rastoke where you will have a lunch in a restaurant with the terrace where the fish swim in the streams under your feet. Rastoke is a settlement formed on the river Slunjčica with traditional wooden mills.
After sightseiing Rastoke, return to Zadar.
Day 4: Zadar-National park Krka-Šibenik-Zadar
Visit to the Krka National Park, the second most visited park in Croatia. The park is dominated by waterfalls, lakes and beautiful nature. At the foot of Skradinski Buk waterfalls is the second hydroelectric power plant built in the world, open just 2 days after the hydroelectric power plant at Niagara Falls.
After lunch, you will visit Šibenik and the Cathedral of St. James that has been constructed for more than 100 years. It is interesting that it is built entirely of stone without the use of any kind of binder material. After sightseeing of Šibenik, return to Zadar.
Day 5: Zadar – Klis – Split – Trogir – Zadar (Game of Thrones tour)
Visit to the Klis fortress located at the top of a inaccessible cliff. The fortress had a historical significance in the defense of these area. Klis was the first Croatian capital, besides it is shown in the Game of Thrones series as the town of Meereen, the city where slaves lived.
Next stop is Split, it is the largest coastal city in Croatia, known for Emperor Diocletian who built the palace there. Diocletian’s Palace is one of the most preserved monuments of Roman architecture in the world.
After lunch, the journey continues to nearby Trogir. Trogir is located on an island between the mainland and the island of Čiovo. It is considered to be the best preserved Romanesque-Gothic city in Central Europe. Since 1997, the entire city has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List. After sightseeing of Trogir, return to hotel for dinner and rest till tomorrow.
Day 6: Zadar – Nin – Pag island – Zadar
Nin is one of the smallest cities in Croatia, but also one of the most important cities in Croatian history. The center of the ancient town is an islet, 500 meters in diameter, connected by two bridges to the mainland. In the sandy lagoon that surrounds it on one side of the town is one of the most beautiful sandy beaches in Croatia, and on the other side of the city is an ancient saltwork.
Continue to the island of Pag. The island of Pag is known as Moon Island or Stone Island, and because of this it has the best cheeses in the world. On karst landscape grows only medicinal herb that is food for the sheep, and because of that Pag has the best lamb and cheese. Visit the Gligora factory and taste several types of award-winning cheese, prosciutto and wine. After the tasting, walk through the olive grove where some olives are over 1600 years old.
In the afternoon, return to Zadar.
Day 7: Zadar – National park Kornati and Nature park Telašćica – Zadar
Take a boat ride to the National Park Kornati and Nature Park Telašćica. The Kornati islands are the most indented group of islands in the Mediterranean.
Nature Park Telašćica is located in the southeast of Dugi otok. The park is known as the most protected port on the Adriatic, which is why, along the Kornati islands, this area has been named as a paradise for boaters. At the top of the western side of the bay extends the largest cliff in the Adriatic sea reaching 166 meters in height and going 85 meters deep into the sea. Nearby is the salt lake “Mir” which is known for its high salt content and medicinal mud.
In the afternoon return to Zadar and a farewell dinner in the old town.
Day 8. Zadar (END OF THE TOUR)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and leisure time in the city of Zadar until departure.
PRICE: from 1.600,00 EUR per person
INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
- Accommodation in 3* hotel, 7 nights with breakfast
- Dinner in the old town the first and last day
- 5 dinners in hotel
- Lunch at the mountain the 2nd day of tour
- 3 lunches in restaurants and tavernas
- 1 lunch with tasting cured meat products on the farm
- Tastings at day 6 (substitute for lunch)
- Tourist taxes
- Tickets for National parks, Klis fortress and Lun olive groves
- Insolvency insurance
- Trip organization
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
- Flight to and from Zadar airport
- Driver and transportation
- Tour guide
- Licensed local guide
- Tickets for churches and museums
- Personal costs
- Travel health insurance