Departure : 15th September
Starting City : Zagreb
Ending City : Ljubjiana
Day 1: Zagreb | Hotel : Internacional | Meals : Supper
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Zagreb sightseeing tour. Supper included.
Arrival in ZAGREB. Transfer to the hotel. Our guide will arrive with the group from Slovenia around lunch time. There will be a sightseeing tour with a local guide. We will have a chance to admire its two hills, the upper town and the new neighborhoods of Croatia’s capital city. Supper included.
Day 2: Zagreb | Maglaj | Sarajevo | Hotels : The Westin Zagreb | Meals : Supper
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Sightseeing tour of Sarajevo. Tunnel of life. Supper included.
We leave first thing in the morning to travel to Bosnia. Border procedures (which may be long) and entry in Bosnia. The border areas still show sad memories of the conflict in the nineteen nineties. MAGLAJ, and a stroll around this pretty Bosnian village. Lunch time. We will resume our trip to SARAJEVO, where we will arrive at mid-afternoon. Sightseeing tour with local guide of this highly Turk-influenced city – its musk’s, madrassas and hectic bazaars. We will also visit the Tunnel of Hope which saved the city during the Serbian siege during the war. Supper included.
Note: According to arrival time, the Tunnel of Hope can be visited on Friday before leaving for Mostar.
Day 3: Sarajevo | Mostar | Medjugorge | Kravice | Dubrovnik | Hotel : Panorama | Meals : Dinner
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: beautiful landscapes all the stage with mountains, rivers, waterfalls, lakes, picturesque villages.
Another exciting stage of scenic beauty. Amidst deep valleys, we travel to MOSTAR, with its very beautiful historic centre and Stonebridge separating the Orthodox, Muslim and Catholic communities. After lunch, we stop in MEDJUGORGE, a place that attracts thousands of Catholic pilgrims. We go on to KRAVICA, we stop at its magnificent waterfalls before continuing to CROATIA. Border procedures (which may be long). DUBROVNIK, arrival at the end of the day (accommodation on the coast near the city).
Note: From the end of October until the beginning of March, it is not possible to visit the Kravice waterfalls.
Day 4: Dubrovnik | Hotel : Antunovic | Meals : Dinner
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT:Panoramic tour of Dubrovnik. Cable car.
In the morning we include a panoramic tour of DUBROVNIK with a local guide. We are undoubtedly in one of the most beautiful cities of Europe, surrounded by walls, bathed by the Adriatic Sea; its intact historic centre is a jewel of world architectural heritage. The tour includes tickets to the Franciscan Monastery with the oldest pharmacy in Europe and Dubrovnik Cathedral. We also include a cable car ride to give us a fantastic view of the city and the neighboring islands. Afternoon free. Return to our hotel at the end of the afternoon. Dinner included.
Day 5: Dubrovnik | Split | Hotel : Splanade | Meals : Dinner | Supper
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Visit of Split.
We will depart in the morning travelling along the Croatian coastline which displays amazing seascapes with islands. Arrival in SPLIT at noon. We include a visit with a local guide and entry into the Diocletian’s Palace. We will tour this immense palace from the Roman period, its labyrinth of streets, and its sea vistas.
Day 6: Split | Plitvice | Opatija | Hotel : Diplomat Zagreb | Meals : Supper
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Plitvice lakes National Park.
We will travel to the interior region of Croatia, going through beautiful hilly landscapes to finally arrive in PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK, which was added to UNESCO World Heritage List. Entry into the park included (with access to the lakes’ boats or train) where you will admire its lakes and waterfalls. You will be able to trek along its trails and take the boats that sail through the waters of these lakes. After lunch, we will travel back to the coast toward the north of Croatia. OPATIJA, supper included and sojourn in this resort town which offers a charming night life.
Note: in exceptional circumstances, either for meteorological reasons or tourist density, it may not be possible or advisable to use the train nor boat in Plitvice.
Day 7: Opatija | Postjona | Bled | Ljubljana | Hotel : Hollywood | Meals : Supper
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHT: Postjona cave, Boat trip, Tour of Ljubljana.
Entry into Slovenia. We will travel to POSTJONA, one of the world’s biggest caves which is partially toured by train. After this, we will visit BLED, a gorgeous postcard town on the shore of a lake in the middle of which there is an islet where the bell tower of a monastery stands out at the foot of a medieval castle. We include a boat trip around Bled’s lake and a visit of the monastery on the islet. We will resume our trip to Slovenia’s capital city, LJUBLJANA. Arrival and tour with a local guide of Slovenia’s small capital city, a beautiful Central European city. Supper included.
Day 8: Ljubljana | Maribor | Zagreb | Hotel : Spa Hotel Terme | Meals :
We will travel to MARIBOR, Slovenia’s second most important city, highly influenced by Austrian culture, where its cathedral and castle stand out. Afterwards, we will go back to Croatia. Arrival in ZAGREB around 15.00 hrs & transfer to the airport for departure.
Ajith HewawasamAugust, 2018
Dear Aalam Tours Thank you for arranging such a wonderful trip to Europe for us. Everything went very well and we had a great time. We are especially grateful to the tour Leader Mr Ahsan for all of his arranging and hospitality. Everyone of our group is very nice and friendly. The hotels ,transportation and guides are excellent. We hope to travel through your company and will recommended to all our friends. Thank you Again.
Al DanishJanuary, 2018
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