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Discover Hidden Croatia, 8 days, Private tour

Hidden Croatia is a journey that will reveal interesting places in Croatia that are usually not on a tourist map but beside that still have a special charm. You will get to know the continental part of Croatia with all its beauties and enjoy the hospitality of the kind hosts who are the true treasure of this region.

Zagreb – Krapina Kumrovec – Trakošćan – Varaždin – Vukovar – Osijek 

8 days, 7 nights (4 overnights in Zagreb, 3 overnights in Vukovar)

COVID-19 precautions: We’re enforcing extra health and safety measures, focused on small-group tours and visits of cultural sites and national parks are scheduled in a period outside of rush-hour.

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PRESENTATION: Hidden Croatia, 8 days

TOUR PLAN:

Day 1. Arrival in Zagreb
Welcoming at the airport and transfer to the hotel in the city center, free time until 5 pm. At 5 pm we will go for a city walking tour. You will listen to some old stories that have been retold for centuries. Meet the latest European lighters who manually light the street lamps in the old town and take a photo in front of one of the most beautiful cathedrals in the world with its two unique bell towers, which hight is around 105 m. After sightseeing you will go for a welcoming dinner in a traditional restaurant in the old town which serves local food dishes. After the dinner you will drive back to the hotel for overnight.
Transfer: from the airport to the hotel in city center 20 kilometer/45 minuta
Accommodation: Hotel 4*
Meals: dinner in Zagreb at 7 pm
Activity: easy city walk, cca. 1,5 hours, 2 kilometers in total 

Day 2. Zagreb-Krapina-Trakošćan Castle-Zagreb

Breakfast in hotel and after that drive to Kumrovec. Arrival in Kumrovec will be followed by a visit to Tito’s birthplace, which is part of the Staro selo (Old Village) Museum. In the museum you will be able to see how the old traditional villages from the beginning of the 20 century looked like. After seeing the museum the journey continues towards Krapina which houses the Krapina Neanderthal Museum. The largest site of Homo Sapiens Neanderthalensis is situated in Krapina with over 900 human fossil bones and is about 125.000 years old. After sightseeing follows a short drive to a traditional restaurant where you are going to try local specialties and taste some lokal wines. After lunch our journey continues towards the Trakošćan castle from the 13th century located on a picturesque hill overlooking the lake and Hrvatsko Zagorje. The castle is today a museum owned by the Republic of Croatia with a collection of old weapons, furniture, paintings and graphics, and books and photographs. After visiting the caste we will return to the hotel for dinner and free time till tomorrow.
Accommodation: Hotel 4*
Meals: breakfast at 8:00 am, lunch at the farm at 1:30 pm, dinner at the hotel
Activity: easy, 10 hours
Transport: 230 kilometers, cca. 4 hours driving in 5 times

Day 3. Zagreb- Varaždin- Zagreb
Breakfast in the hotel and continuing the journey towards the old Baroque town Varaždin. By walking through the streets of Varaždin you will discover many mansions, villas, the oldest city hall in Europe made in Baroque and rococo style. In the town are situated 11 churches, 3 monasteries, a cathedral and the old town with numerous traditional crafts. You can also visit the city cemetery that has been recognized for several years as the most beautiful cemetery in the world. After sightseeing follows a short drive to a restaurant for dinner where you will try some local wines from their own production. After lunch we will return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: Hotel 4*
Meals: breakfast at 8:00 am, lunch at farm at 1:30 pm, dinner at the hotel
Activity: easy, 7 hours
Transport: 180 kilometers, cca. 2:30 drive in 3 times

Day 4. Zagreb- Vukovar
Breakfast in the hotel and free time for walking around the city on your own and lunch in the town. In the afternoon departure to the Croatian east to the town of Vukovar. Check in and dinner in hotel. After dinner you will have free time to take a night walk along the river Danube. Until 1991. was Vukovar one of the most beautiful cities on the river Danube and since 1991. a city that every Croat honors.
Accommodation: Hotel 4*
Meals: breakfast at 8:30 am, lunch in Zagreb, dinner at the hotel in Vukovar
Activity: easy, 4 hours
Transport: 295 kilometers, cca. 3:10 hours driving with breaks

Day 5. Vukovar
After the breakfast follows a city walking tour and you will find out how Vukovar became „The city of heroes“, where a small group of brave volunteers stopped, at that time, the third world power, the Yugoslav Army, which in the end destroyed the city. The damage to Vukovar is being compared to the one of Staljingrad. After the walking tour we are getting on a boat to start a boat tour on Danube from where you can enjoy the beautiful city panorama. Then you will drive to have lunch on a family farm and try some local products. After lunch you will go for a carriage ride through fields and vineyards and while the horses rest you will try some wines from this beautiful vineyard. After the carriage ride we will drive back to the farm where you will participate in the preparation of the most famous dishes of this area in a pleasant atmosphere by the fire with a glass of wine in hand. Then we will return to the hotel for overnight.
Accommodation: Hotel 4*
Meals: breakfast at 8:00 am, lunch at farm at 1:00 pm, dinner at farm at 7:00 pm
Activity: easy, 11 hours
Transport: 10 kilometers/20 minutes, 2 hours carriage ride

Day 6. Vukovar-Osijek-Baranja-Vukovar
Breakfast in hotel and then a drive to the city Osijek. By arrival you will go for a walking tour through the old town that is surrounded by city walls with 4 gates. Most of the buildings are built in baroque style and you will also visit one of the most beautiful cathedrals made of brick. After the city tour you will drive through endless plains to the Ethno village Karanac for lunch. Karanac represents some distant, past times in which each house had its own story that is slowly retold from generation to generation. It has kept the authenticity and lifestyle far from the hustle and bustle of urban areas. After the lunch you will walk along the ethno village and then follow the journey to the winery Josić where you will have a tour through wine cellars and taste some wines that are produced there. After the tasting we will drive back to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: Hotel 4*
Meals: breakfast at 8:00 am, lunch at the farm at 1:00 pm, dinner in the hotel
Activity: easy, 9 hours
Transport: 150 kilometers, 2:30 h driving in 3 times

Day 7. Vukovar- Zagreb
After breakfast, check out and drive to Zagreb. By arriving in Zagreb, check in and free time till 4:00 pm. After that you will go for a walking tour where the guide will tell you some interesting stories about the city, the people and some historical moments that are being retold for generations. After the tour you will go to a farewell dinner to share experiences and coordinate the final day of this trip. Return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Accommodation: Hotel 4*
Meals: breakfast at 8:00 am, lunch in Zagreb, farewell dinner in Zagreb at 7:00 pm
Activity: easy, 8 hours
Transport: 295 kilometers, 3:10 hours driving with breaks

Day 8. Zagreb- Zagreb Airport

Breakfast and check out from the hotel. Free time in the city until scheduled flight
Meals: breakfast between 07:00-09:00 am, depending on the flight
Transport: 20 kilometers, cca. 45 minutes ride

PRICE: 

  Total price (EUR) Total price (HRK) Price per person
2 persons 6.886,00 EUR 51.645,00 HRK 3.443,00 EUR or 25.823,00 HRK
4 persons 8.948,00 EUR 67.110,00 HRK 2.237,00 EUR or 16.778,00 HRK
6 persons 11.172,00 EUR 83.790,00 HRK 1.862,00 EUR or 13.965,00 HRK
*If more people is interested, contact us for the price

INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:

  • Transfer from airport to hotel on first day
  • Transfer from hotel to airport the last day
  • 7 nights with breakfast in 4* hotel in double bedrooms (4 nights in Zagreb, 3 nights in Vukovar)
  • Tour guide that is also a driver, for 8 days
  • Transport with air conditioned car (1200 kilometers in total)
  • 7 nights with breakfast in 4* hotel in double bedrooms (3 nights in Vukovar) for tour guide
  • Welcoming and farewell dinner
  • 4 dinners in hotels in Zagreb and Vukovar
  • Wine cellars tour and wine tastings on day 6
  • Meals for tour guide
  • Tickets for: Museum Staro selo, Krapina Neanderthal Museum and Trakošćan Castle
  • Licensed guide for Zagreb, Varaždin, Osijek and Vukovar
  • Visiting family farm, tasting local specialties (7 dishes, 2 brandies and 2 wines), lunch and dinner at farm, carriage ride, horseback riding on request
  • Private band playing local plucked string instrument called „Tamburica“ , in 2011. added to UNESCO  List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
  • Sojourn tax
  • Insolvency insurance
  • Tour organization

NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE:

  • Flight tickets
  • 5 lunches
  • Wine tasting in restaurants
  • Tickets for churches and museums you visit in free time
  • Personal consumption
  • Travel health insurance

NOTICE:

Tour plan can be adjusted to suit your interests and wishes. We can change the tour plan, recommend you another activity or exclude some transfers that you feel doesn’t suit your needs.

This multy-day tour can be organized even as a group tour, for a lager groups of people.
Inform us about your wishes, travel date, number of participants and we will send you an offer with a price.

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