Private Tours Croatia

Four Republics

OverviewOverview

  • Private tour of Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, and Montenegro.
  • History, Nature beauties, Art, Architecture, Culture & Cuisine, Relaxation
  • 14 days - 13 nights
  • 2 night in Zagreb
  • 1 night in Bled
  • 2 nights in Rovinj
  • 1 night in Zadar
  • 3 nights in Split
  • 1 night in Hvar
  • 2 nights in Dubrovnik
  • Our agent at 24/7 disposal throughout your journey if you have any questions or need assistance
  • Licensed local guides & private chauffeurs.

HighlightsHighlights

  • Split - 1700 years old Roman emperors palace in Split
  • Trogir - an island city packed with history
  • Mostar - where east meets the west, two cultures with only a river in between
  • Hvar - the sunniest place in Croatia, 2726 hours of Sun per year

Day 1

Day 1, ZAGREB ARRIVAL

Upon your arrival to the Zagreb Airport, your driver will meet you, holding your name on a sign board, ready to take you to your hotel in Zagreb. The rest of the day is at your leisure, to relax after your trip and to explore the city. We suggest taking the Zagreb Funicular and have a glass of wine at Zagreb’s Upper Town. Overnight in Zagreb. Hotel Esplanade 5*

Day 2

Day 2, Hrvatsko Zagorje - Zagreb’s Hinterland castles

This morning meet your driver and guide for the sightseeing tour of the castles of northwestern Croatia. Tour begins at Varaždin, Baroque town, and then through hillocky Zagorje, to Trakoscan Castle, finest romantic castle in Croatia. Not missing out on Veliki Tabor castle either, with the legend of pretty Veronika Desinicka, walled up for her beauty and impudence. Lunch tasting local dishes in a restaurant just across the road, with a fine view of the castle.Next stop is Castle Bežanec, recently restored, and a fine example of a classicist palaceA place not to miss is Kumrovec Ethno village, on the Sutla River, with the typical rural architecture and folk heritage of the areas. It was here that Josip ' Tito' Broz, once lifetime president of Yugoslavia, was born and brought up. On the way back to Zagreb, a stop at Medvedgrad, with its Homeland Altar, from which there's a stirring view of Zagreb and environs. In the evening hours you will return to your hotel. Overnight in Zagreb. Hotel Esplanade 5* Meals: Breakfast

Day 3

Day 3, Zagreb – Ljubljana - Bled

In the morning, meet your guide in the lobby of your hotel for a sightseeing tour of Zagreb. After the tour of Zagreb, you will be transferred to Ljubljana. A local guide in Ljubljana will take you on a walking tour, followed by a lunch break. After lunch you will be transferred to Bled, a breathtaking small city on a beautiful lake. The rest of the day is at your leisure. We suggest having dinner in a Bled castle restaurant, enjoying the fine food and the breathtaking view. Overnight in Bled. Hotel Toplice 5* Meals: Breakfast

Day 4

Day 4, Bled – Postojna – Rovinj

After breakfast, meet your guide at the lobby for a guided tour of Bled that includes a walk along the Bled Lake and a boat ride to the small island in the middle of the lake. After the tour, your driver will transfer you to Rovinj, making a stop at the Postojna Cave for a tour of the cave and lunch before continuing your journey to Rovinj. After checking in at your Rovinj hotel, we suggest having dinner in one of Rovinj’s restaurants with a sea view. Overnight in Rovinj. Hotel Monte Mulini 5* Meals: Breakfast

Day 5

Day 5, Rovinj & Motovun

This day is reserved for a half-day trip to Motovun, a beautiful small town on the top of a hill, surrounded by vineyards, in the middle of the truffle-hunting area. There you will get the unique experience of becoming a truffle hunter. After the hunt, we suggest having lunch in one of Motovun restaurants. In the afternoon hours, you will get back to your Rovinj hotel and have the rest of the day at your leisure. We suggest visiting the old tobacco factory, now an art gallery. Overnight in Rovinj. Hotel Monte Mulini 5* Meals: Breakfast

Day 6

Day 6, Rovinj – Plitvice – Zadar

In the morning, meet your driver in the hotel for a private transfer to Zadar. On your way to Zadar you will get the opportunity to explore the beauties of the Plitvice lakes National Park on a tour which includes a boat ride on one of the lakes and a walking tour on the boardwalk built just above the turquoise lake surface. After the tour, you can have lunch in one of the local restaurants followed by a transfer to Zadar. In the early evening hours, check in at your hotel. The rest of the evening is at your leisure. We suggest visiting the one-of-a-kind artistic installations “Sun Salutation” and “Sea Organ”. They are best experienced during the evening hours. Overnight in Zadar. Hotel Bastion 4* Meals: Breakfast

Day 7

Day 7, Zadar – Split

After breakfast, meet your guide at the hotel, ready to take you on a tour of Zadar, and explore the city that once was the capital of Dalmatia. After the tour, your driver will take you to Split. Before getting there, have a lunch break in Šibenik, a town founded by Croats. You will reach Split in the evening and have the rest of the evening at your leisure after the hotel check in. The rest of the day is at your leisure. Relax after your trip and to explore the city. We suggest having a cup of coffee at the Riva, or a drink in one of the bars inside the 1700-years-old Diocletian palace walls. Overnight in Split. Hotel Judita Palace 4* Meals: Breakfast

Day 8

Day 8, Split & Trogir

In the morning, meet your guide at the lobby of the hotel for the tour of Split and Trogir. Split is one of the living and breathing monuments both to the way people lived in the past and to different styles and influences that have been carved into its narrow streets, Roman temples and Christian churches. Outside the palace, the story of Split continues as it spreads from its center, the Palace, to beautiful vistas on the hill of Marjan, to the old town, waterfront promenade RIVA and its beaches. Trogir is a small island town around 30 km from Split. In the past, the town was a bitter enemy of Split, with wars being waged for the land that lies between the two famous cities. After the Trogir tour, enjoy wine and food tasting tour in Kaštela, with one of the local families. You probably know all about the cultivar Crljenak - Zinfandel. DNA fingerprinting revealed that it is genetically equivalent to the “Primitivo” variety traditionally grown in Puglia (the "heel" of Italy), where it was introduced in the 18th century, as well as to the Croatian grapes “Crljenak Kaštelanski”. The grape found its way to the United States in the mid-19th century, and became known by variations of the name "Zinfandel", a name of uncertain origin. WINE AND FOOD PAIRING shall take place at vineyard, as well as the vinery BEDALOV. The lunch shall consist of the freshest ingredients found at the market that very day, and the menu shall be at the INSPIRATION OF THE CHEF. After lunch, rest of the day is at leisure. We suggest having a drink at Vidilica, a beautiful belvedere overlooking the whole of Split and the surrounding area and having dinner in one of the restaurants on the West coast of city harbour, with stunning views of the city of Split. Overnight in Split. Hotel Judita Palace 4*. Meals: Breakfast, Bedalov wine and food pairing

Day HighlightsDay Highlights

  • Bedalov wine and food pairing

Day 9

Day 9, Split & Mostar

After breakfast, meet your driver at the hotel. The driver will take you to Mostar, a city named after the bridge keepers (mostari), who used to guard one of the landmarks of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the bridge over Neretva River that is today a prestigious example of Islamic architecture. In Mostar, your guide will take you on a tour of the city that is divided in half by the river: in the Ottoman region, you will find mosques, craftsmen and artists that represent the Islamic part of the city. After the tour, your driver will take you back to Split to relax in the evening hours. We suggest visiting the Sustipan Park, one of the most romantic places in Split. Overnight in Split. Hotel Judita Palace 4* Meals: Breakfast

Day 10

Day 10, Split – Hvar

This morning after breakfast, you will embark public catamaran to Hvar island. After reaching Hvar, check in in Hotel Adriana 4*, refresh yourselves and get ready for a tour of the city of Hvar. Our half day tour starts with a car transfer to Hvar’s Fortica Castle, which is the best place for the most amazing view of the entire city and island archipelago. After learning more about the castle and its history we’ll begin our gentle stroll down to the city center through lush pine woods until we reach old part of the town called Groda. At Groda we will stop at Benedictine Nun’s museum where you will see their signature works of art: Agava pattern laces, which last year became UNESCO protected. Afterwards we will discover the city square, Arsenal Theatre, cathedral and finish our tour with espresso at Cafe Piazza. After the tour evening at leisure.Overnight in Hvar. Hotel Adriana 4*

Day 11

Day 11, Hvar – Dubrovnik

After the breakfast and a check out procedure, you would embark a public catamaran to take you from Hvar to Split where you would meet your driver. He will take you to Dubrovnik. On your way there, you will get to visit an oyster farm, as a part of a unique experience. Your host will be waiting for you in Hodilje, just 5 minutes away from the city of Ston by car. Once there you will embark a boat, which will take you to the oyster and mussels farm, located in Malostonski bay. You will see how the oysters are grown in a short demonstration by your host. After the farm, he will take you to a small privately owned island that has been in his family for generations. Here you will get to taste the oysters from the farm accompanied with some local olive oil, wine and rakija. To round the experience up the host will prepare Buzara sauce for you. This sauce for centuries is the base of the local cuisine, genuine Comfort food of Dalmatia. After enjoying oysters, your driver will take you to Dubrovnik, for an afternoon in leisure. Overnight in Dubrovnik. Hotel Bellevue 5* Meals: Breakfast, Oyster farm tasting

Day HighlightsDay Highlights

  • Oyster farm tasting

Day 12

Day 12, Dubrovnik & Cavtat

The day kicks off with a sightseeing tour of Dubrovnik, one of the jewels of the Mediterranean. Your guide will take you on a historical journey, so that you can get an insight into the city that, using diplomacy, stood for such a long time as the only competition to Venice in the Adriatic and the Mediterranean. After the tour, enjoy your afternoon leisure time. We suggest having coffee at the Hotel Excelsior terrace, with a stunning view of Dubrovnik. In the late afternoon hours, drive to Cavtat, a small town nearby, offering many restaurants with excellent sea food. We suggest visiting the old cemetery offering one of the most beautiful sunset views on the Mediterranean, followed by dinner in one of the local restaurants. Drive back to Dubrovnik. Overnight in Dubrovnik. Hotel Bellevue 5* Meals: Breakfast

Day 13

Day 13, Dubrovnik – Kotor, Montenegro

This day is reserved for a full-day exploration of Montenegro, with a visit to Kotor, an old Venetian city, teeming with the flavors of past times permeating stone buildings.Discover the Bay of Kotor, one of the most spectacular sceneries on the Mediterranean, surrounded by high mountains with picturesque small towns along its shores. Drive to Kotor past Risan, once the seat of the Illyrian queen Teuta and picturesque Perast. Meet your local guide for exploring Kotor with the Romanesque Cathedral of St Triphun encircled by walls and fortresses included on the UNESCO`s World Heritage List. Return drive to Dubrovnik in afternoon hours. Overnight in Dubrovnik. Hotel Bellevue 5* Meals: Breakfast

Day 14

Day 14, Dubrovnik – Onward

In the morning your driver will take you to Dubrovnik international Airport to board your plane. Meals: Breakfast

Price IncludesPrice IncludesPer itinerary

  • Zagreb airport to Zagreb Hotel private transfer
  • Zagreb hinterland castles private tour
  • Zagreb - Ljubljana - Bled Private transfer
  • Ljubljana private sightseeing tour
  • Bled private sightseeing tour
  • Bled - Postojna - Rovinj private transfer
  • Postojna cave self-tour
  • Rovinj and Motovun private sightseeing tour with transfers
  • Rovinj - Plitvice - Zadar private transfer
  • Zadar private sightseeing tour
  • Zadar - Sibenik - Split private transfer
  • Split and Trogir private sightseeing tour with transfers
  • Bedalov winery wine and food pairing
  • Split - Mostar - Split private transfer
  • Mostar private sightseeing tour
  • Split - Hvar Public ferry tickets (return)
  • Hvar private sightseeing tour
  • Split - Hodilje - Dubrovnik
  • Hodilje private oyster tasting
  • Dubrovnik and Cavtat private sightseeing tour with transfers
  • Montenegro private sightseeing tour with visit to Kotor with transfers
  • Dubrovnik Hotel - DUbrovnik Airport private transfer
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  • - 2 NIGHTS IN ZAGREB, HOTEL ESPLANADE 5*
  • - 1 NIGHT IN BLED, HOTEL TOPLICE 5*
  • - 2 NIGHTS IN ROVINJ, HOTEL MONTE MULINI 5*
  • - 1 NIGHT IN ZADAR, HOTEL BASTION 4*
  • - 3 NIGHTS IN SPLIT, HOTEL JUDITA PALACE 4*
  • - 1 NIGHT IN HVAR, HOTEL ADRIANA 4*
  • - 3 NIGHTS IN DUBROVNIK, HOTEL BELLEVUE 5*
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  • Besides breakfast remaining meals which are included in the price:
  • Bedalov wine and food pairing
  • Oyster farm tasting
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  • Our agent at 24/7 disposal throughout Your journey if You need assistance.
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  • 30% of deposit is due immediately on booking. The balance is due 30 days prior to arrival.

Price does not IncludePrice does not Include

  • Airfare to Croatia
  • Meals and drinks not described in the programme
  • Entrance fees not listed under include in the price
  • Personal expenses
  • Hotel services like phone calls, laundry, mini bar, room service
  • Travel personal insurance (can be arranged for you)

Important notesImportant notes

Should one of the CLIENTS decide to cancel a booking once it was confirmed, Private Tours Croatia (Private Tours Croatia Ltd. travel AGENCY) shall keep the following amounts from the full package price

70 or more days before the journey20% of the total price
69-40 before the journey30% of the total price
39-28 before the journey75% of the total price
27-0 before the journey100% of the total price

In case of cancellation, the CLIENT (traveling alone) or PARTY LEADER (more than one person) must immediately advise us in writing by recorded delivery mail, e-mail or fax.

The package includes all legal taxes and VAT in Croatia. Mandatory insurance is also included. We strongly suggest you book FULL MEDICAL COVERAGE INSURANCE, LUGGAGE INSURANCE as well as the CANCELATION INSURANCE that protects your paid amount in full for the inability to travel due to the medical condition of the client (all in accordance with the insurance policy rights & regulations). You are welcome to book the insurance at the country of your domicile. As a travel agency, we can offer you travel insurance ( ALLIANZ insurance company ), for the territory of Croatia as well as cancellation insurance for the recovery of 90% of the full amount, in case you have to cancel your trip. For the terms and conditions of the insurances, please refer to the link below:

http://private-tours-croatia.com/pdf/allianz.pdf

The price of cancellation insurance depends on a total price of the private tour and the price of travel health insurance depends on number of days spent in Croatia.

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