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8 Day Tour from Ljubljana to Ljubljana

 

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Arrive in Ljubljana. Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to see some of Ljubljana, Slovenia’s capital, with a strong alpine architectural flavor. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers. (D)

Day 2: Ljubljana–Postojna Caves–Zadar, Croatia

Undoubtedly, one of the highlights on this tour is a visit to the Postojna Caves. Your included visit is comprised of a Train ride and a walking tour, which will allow you to see what are possibly Europe’s most extensive and best-known caves. Then, into Croatia, traveling along the coast to Zadar. Over the centuries, Zadar was ruled by Venetians, Austro/Hungarians, by Italy after WWI, and today belongs to Croatia. Find out more during the included guided tour. (B, D)

Day 3:  Zadar–Split–Dubrovnik

Drive south to Split to visit the former hometown of Roman Emperor Diocletian, his Palace, and Jupiter Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See more of the lovely Dalmatian Coast before reaching Dubrovnik. (B)

Day 4: Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik is the best-preserved Croatian medieval city and the liveliest in Dalmatia. Visit the Franciscan Monastery and the Rector Palaces, where the Local Guide will give you a full commentary, including the history of this beautifully preserved medieval architectural wonder. Afternoon and evening optional excursions are available. (B)

Day 5: Dubrovnik–Neretva Gorges–Mostar, Bosnia-Herzegovina–Sarajevo

Enjoy a scenic drive into the rugged beauty of the Neretva Valley. Stop in Mostar, where a Local Guide shows you the Turkish Quarter with the Turkish House, the Mosque, and the reconstructed 16th-century bridge. On to Sarajevo, capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina and certainly the most Turkish-looking city in the Balkans—famous for its mosques, markets, and bazaars. Discover the city with a Local Guide and get acquainted with its architectural highlights, including the Gazi Husrev-Beg Mosque. (B, D) 

Day 6: Sarajevo–Plitvice National Park, Croatia

Travel north today back into Croatia to visit the country’s famous Plitvice National Park. Enjoy a walk with a Local Guide through the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder. Its 16 lakes, wooded hills, waterfalls, and cascades make it one of Europe’s most loved national parks. (B, D) 

Day 7: Plitvice–Zagreb–Ljubljana, Slovenia

Get to know Croatia’s capital on the included city tour. The city is packed with historic buildings, such as the gothic St. Marcus Church. Continue to Ljubljana, where a Local Guide will help you appreciate its imperial beauty. (B) 

Day 8: Ljubljana

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

 

Sightseeing:
Visits to Postojna Caves. Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description including admission charges where applicable.

Scenic Highlights:
Dalmatian Coast, Neretva Gorges

Guides:

Guided city sightseeing in Zadar, Split, Dubrovnik, Mostar, Sarajevo, Plitvice National Park, Zagreb, Ljubljana; professional Tour Director while touring

 

Hotels   

Ljubljana: M Hotel (ST)
Zadar: Porto Hotel (ST)
Dubrovnik: Tirena Hotel (ST)
Sarajevo: Bosnia Hotel (ST)
Plitvice: Jezero Hotel (ST)

 

Meals:

Buffet breakfasts daily; 4 dinners

Optional Excursions: Dubrovnik  – Ljubljana

 

Dates and Prices

The price listed does not include your airfare, taxes or fees.

Departure
Details
Tour
Start Date
Return
Date
Land/Cruise
Price Only
Popular Departure 04/12/2017 04/19/2017 $1,399
$1,349
  04/19/2017 04/26/2017 $1,399
$1,349
Popular Departure 04/26/2017 05/03/2017 $1,449
$1,399
  05/03/2017 05/10/2017 $1,449
$1,399
  05/10/2017 05/17/2017 $1,449
$1,399
Popular Departure 05/17/2017 05/24/2017 $1,449
$1,399
Popular Departure 05/24/2017 05/31/2017 $1,449
$1,399
  05/31/2017 06/07/2017 $1,449
$1,399
Popular Departure 06/07/2017 06/14/2017 $1,449
$1,399
Popular Departure 06/14/2017 06/21/2017 $1,449
$1,399
Popular Departure 06/21/2017 06/28/2017 $1,449
$1,399
  06/28/2017 07/05/2017 $1,449
$1,399
  07/05/2017 07/12/2017 $1,399
$1,349
Popular Departure 07/12/2017 07/19/2017 $1,399
$1,349
  07/19/2017 07/26/2017 $1,399
$1,349
  07/26/2017 08/02/2017 $1,399
$1,349
Popular Departure 08/02/2017 08/09/2017 $1,399
$1,349
  08/09/2017 08/16/2017 $1,399
$1,349
  08/16/2017 08/23/2017 $1,399
Popular Departure 08/23/2017 08/30/2017 $1,399
$1,349
  08/30/2017 09/06/2017 $1,449
$1,399
  09/06/2017 09/13/2017 $1,449
$1,399
  09/13/2017 09/20/2017 $1,449
$1,399
  09/20/2017 09/27/2017 $1,449
$1,399
  09/27/2017 10/4/2017 $1,429
$1,379
Popular Departure 10/04/2017 10/11/2017 $1,429
$1,379
  10/11/2017 10/18/2017 $1,379
$1,329
  10/18/2017 10/25/2017 $1,299
$1,249

Prices in USD based on double room occupancy.
Single room supplement: $315

No triple room reduction.

Extra nights per person in Ljubljana:
In single room: $126 

In twin: $84

In triple: $74

 

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