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12D9N CROATIA AND SLOVENIA DISCOVERY

12D9N CROATIA AND SLOVENIA DISCOVERY
  • 12 days
  • Group Tour
  • Dec 2020 - Sep 2021
  • SGD 2688

TripZilla EU12C

150 South Bridge Road, #07-01 Fook Hai Building, Singapore 058727

Highlights
12D9N CROATIA AND SLOVENIA DISCOVERY​
TOUR CODE: EU12C

Up to $500 OFF per couple
  • 8-night Accommodation at 5-star Hotels
  • 1-night overnight Lake Bled Enjoying Lake View
  • Pletna Boat Ride to Bled Island in Lake Bled
  • Old Town & UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kotor
  • Audio Headsets for More In-Depth Commentary
  • Localised Cuisine, Authentic Specialised Meals
  • More In-Depth Inclusions, Fewer Optional Tours
  • Lower Tipping Guidelines
ITINERARY:
DAY 1 SINGAPORE – ZAGREB
  • Meals on Board
  • Troop down to Singapore Changi Airport for your flight to Zagreb, the capital of Croatia.

DAY 2 ZAGREB – LJUBLJANA – LAKE BLED

  • Meals On Board/Dinner
  • Upon arrival, make your way to Ljubljana, the capital and largest city of Slovenia. Ljubljana boasts a balanced mix of old and new, with centuries-old buildings surrounding a medieval heart beating in tandem with an increasingly modern outlook and a vivacious entertainment and cultural scene. Get acquainted with the city’s ancient charms on a tour through the heart of its old town. After feasting your eyes on the impressive Baroque-style architecture of Church of St Nicholas with its impressive twin bell towers and towering dome, head to nearby Market Colonnade and stroll through dozens of charming little shops selling a wide variety of local produce and souvenirs. The market curves along the east bank of the river Ljubljanca, between Triple Bridge and Dragon Bridge, offering plenty of visual treats as well. Later, cross Triple Bridge to the city’s main meeting point, Preseren Square, named after the greatest Slovene poet, France Preseren. Continue to Lake Bled.

DAY 3 LAKE BLED – OPATIJA

  • Breakfast/Dinner
  • Today, tour Slovenia’s most famous lake, Lake Bled. Marvel at the stunning crystal blue-green lake, immerse in its idyllic surroundings and fresh clear air, take a moment to ponder and understand why it is described by many as a paradise on Earth. Delve deeper into the region’s beauty with a traditional pletna boat ride to Bled Island, a picturesque islet crowned by the exquisite Church of the Assumption. Visit the church, climb up the stairs to the top and to ring the church bell for your wishes to come true. Thereafter, do not miss an opportunity to join an optional tour to Postojna Cave, a natural wonder of Slovenia, at your own expense. Then, continue on your journey to Opatija for your overnight stay.

DAY 4 OPATIJA – PLITVICE LAKES – ZADAR

  • Breakfast/Croatian Suckling Pig Lunch
  • Today, get ready for a change of scene as you approach Plitvice Lakes National Park, one of Europe’s most impressive national parks with a designated UNESCO World Heritage status since 1979. Hold your breath as you walk towards the 70-metre-tall Veliki Slap, the largest waterfall in the park. The beauty of the park lies in its 16 crystalline lakes, interconnected by a series of cascades, and set in deep woodland populated by deers, bears, wolves, boars and rare bird species. Next, proceed to the pretty coastal city of Zadar. Head to the Sea Organ, an artistic and architectural installation located along the coastline, to hear the natural symphony made by tidal waves flowing through a series of tubes and holes underneath a set of large marble steps.

DAY 5 ZADAR – MOSTAR - SARAJEVO

  • Breakfast/ Bosnian Bey Soup And Cevapi Lunch/ Dinner
  • This morning, cross the border to Bosnia and Herzegovina and proceed to the ancient town of Mostar. Mostar was initially developed by the Ottoman Empire and occupied by generations of multicultural residents ever since. Packed with plenty of architectural gems from different eras, ranging from pre-Ottoman, Ottoman, Mediterranean and Western European architectural elements, the city is a feast for the eyes. Walk across the old town’s indisputable star, Stari Most, also commonly known as Old Bridge, and revel in the moment as the pale stone arch cast a sweeping reflection on the Neretva river beneath. Head to Sarajevo for your overnight stay.

DAY 6 SARAJEVO – MOSTAR

  • Breakfast
  • Sarajevo, the capital of the country, is a city that had risen from the ashes time and time again from its tumultuous times throughout history. Now, its rejuvenated historic centre is filled with spired minarets, bustling bazaars and a certain buzz about town. Explore Gazi Husrev-beg Mosque and stroll down the cobbled streets of Bascarsija, founded by the Ottomans in the 15th century, and you may think that you have landed in Turkey! Sarajevo is also the city that hosted the 1982 Winter Olympics. Visit Tunnel Museum to experience the life of the besieged during the war. If time permits, shop for traditional and handcrafted wares and try Bosnian coffee at your own expense. Travel back to Mostar and spend some time at leisure to explore the city. 

DAY 7 MOSTAR – KOTOR - DUBROVNIK

  • Breakfast/Dinner
  • Today, travel to Kotor, a coastal town in Montenegro. Explore the Old Town and marvel at its many UNESCO World Heritage Sites including medieval churches and fortification. Next, get ready to be lost for words as you stand before the mountain-rimmed Bay of Kotor, the deepest natural fjord-like bay in the Mediterranean Sea. The scenery around it, including the steep mountains which come almost straight down to the water edge, is spectacular. Thereafter, travel to Dubrovnik, also known as the Pearl of the Adriatic.

DAY 8 DUBROVNIK

  • Breakfast/ Adriatic Seafood Pasta Dinner
  • Be in awe as you set eyes on Dubrovnik with its orange-hued roofs, ancient city walls, marble streets and Baroque buildings. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the city’s landmarks such as Rector’s Palace, Clock Tower, St Blaise Church, Onofrio Fountain, Orlando’s Column and Sponza Palace will not fail to impress. Next, with your city walls admission, walk around the ancient fortress dotted with bastion, towers and detached forts. After, see Franciscan Monastery up close, which also houses Europe’s 3rd-oldest pharmacy. You may wish to join an optional cruise to sail along the Adriatic Sea, or take a ride up to Mount Srdj for breathtaking views of the Old City at your own expense

DAY 9 DUBROVNIK – SPLIT

  • Breakfast/Chinese Lunch/Dalmatian Grilled Fish Dinner
  • This morning, drive through the Croatian countryside to Split, the 2nd-largest city in Croatia. Soak up the exuberance of the Dalmatian city of Split as you embark on a city tour through its most important sights. Relive the days of the past as you come face to face with Diocletian’s Palace, Temple of Jupiter and Cathedral of St Domnius. With the dramatic coastline and turquoise waters of the Adriatic surrounding remnants of Roman, Renaissance and Gothic buildings, this charming city is a sight to behold.

DAY 10 SPLIT – ZAGREB

  • Breakfast/Chinese Dinner
  • Today, enjoy a scenic drive back to Zagreb. Embark on a sightseeing tour of this old Central European city, with its Baroque atmosphere in the upper town, picturesque open-air markets and great shopping. Take in sights like Roosevelt Square, Ban Jelacic Square and Zagreb Cathedral. Go back in time to the Middle Ages with a stroll through the upper town to Croatian Parliament, St Mark’s Church, Kamenita Vrata or Stone Gate, and the ancient Lotrscak Tower.

DAY 11 ZAGREB – SINGAPORE

  • Breakfast/Meals On Board
  • If time permits, of course there is always last-minute shopping before bidding farewell to Zagreb as you transfer to the airport for your flight home.

DAY 12 ARRIVE IN SINGAPORE
 
REMARKS

  • Revisions, if any, in itinerary are subject to the Company’s Terms and Conditions, a copy of which is available at www.ChanBrothers.com/PackageTourTnCs.
  • In particular, the Customer is requested to note the following:
  • Itinerary may be subject to change due to circumstances beyond the Company’s control.
  • Accommodation in designated cities is subject to room availability.
  • Sequence of itinerary may be subject to change.
  • Different tour groups may be merged.
  • Proposed changes, if any, that are not accepted will be subject to the refund provisions set out in the Terms and Conditions.