Croatia, a stunning country located in Southeast Europe, offers a diverse range of experiences to travelers. Known for its picturesque coastline along the Adriatic Sea, ancient cities, rich cultural heritage, and pristine national parks, Croatia has become an increasingly popular destination for tourists from around the world. Whether you're looking to relax on beautiful beaches, explore historical sites, or indulge in delicious Mediterranean cuisine, Croatia has something to offer for every type of traveller.
Dubrovnik: This iconic walled city is a UNESCO World Heritage site and a must-visit destination. Walk along its medieval walls for breath-taking views of the Adriatic Sea, explore the cobbled streets of the Old Town, and immerse yourself in the history and culture of this enchanting city.
Split: Another historical gem, Split boasts the impressive Diocletian's Palace, which is one of the best-preserved Roman architectural complexes in the world. Stroll through its ancient streets, visit museums, and enjoy the lively atmosphere of its cafes and restaurants.
Plitvice Lakes National Park: A natural wonderland, this national park is a UNESCO World Heritage site and a true paradise for nature lovers. With a series of interconnected lakes and cascading waterfalls, it offers breathtaking scenery and fantastic hiking opportunities. Hvar: One of Croatia's most famous islands, Hvar is known for its vibrant nightlife, crystal- clear waters, and beautiful lavender fields. Explore charming villages, relax on hidden beaches, and enjoy the luxurious atmosphere that Hvar has to offer.
Zagreb: Croatia's capital city, Zagreb, is a blend of history and modernity. Visit its museums and galleries, wander through its parks and squares, and experience the lively street culture.
Beaches and Coastline:
Croatia's coastline is a major attraction, and the country is dotted with beautiful beaches and hidden coves. Some of the top beach destinations include Zlatni Rat in Bol (Brač Island), Stiniva Bay (Vis Island), and Bačvice Beach in Split. The Adriatic Sea offers crystal-clear waters, perfect for swimming, snorkeling, and various water sports.
Croatian cuisine is influenced by Mediterranean, Italian, and Balkan flavors. Seafood dishes are prevalent along the coast, while inland regions offer hearty stews, grilled meats, and pasta. Don't miss trying traditional dishes like Peka (slow-cooked meat and vegetables), Octopus Salad, and Black Risotto made with squid ink.
Apart from exploring historical sites and lounging on the beaches, Croatia offers plenty of outdoor activities. Adventure enthusiasts can go hiking in national parks like Paklenica or go rock climbing in the Velebit Mountains. Water sports like kayaking, sailing, and windsurfing are also popular along the coast.
Croatia's coastline is adorned with over a thousand islands, making it ideal for island hopping. From popular destinations like Brac, Vis, Korcula, and Rab to lesser-known gems, each island has its unique charm and character waiting to be discovered.
Festivals and Events:
Croatia hosts several festivals and events throughout the year. The Dubrovnik Summer Festival (July-August) features performances of music, theater, and dance in the city's historic venues. The Ultra Europe Music Festival (July) in Split attracts electronic dance music fans from around the world. Additionally, various local festivals celebrate the country's traditions, cuisine, and arts.
Croatia is a country of diverse landscapes, history, and culture, offering an enriching travel experience. Whether you're interested in exploring ancient cities, relaxing on pristine beaches, or immersing yourself in natural beauty, Croatia will captivate your heart and leave you with unforgettable memories of your journey.
Itinerary: 6 nights and 7 days
A 6 nights 7 days itinerary for Croatia will allow you to explore some of the country's highlights, including its beautiful coastline, historic cities, and stunning national parks.
Day 1: Arrival in Zagreb
On Arrival at Zagrev (the capital city of Croatia) airport, our representative will meet you and transfer you to your hotel. Enjoy your ride to the hotel and take in the local vistas. After checking in and freshening up, head out to explore the city on your own. End the day by enjoying local cuisine at a traditional restaurant.
Day 2: Sightseeing in Zagreb
Post breakfast, visit the historic Upper Town (Gornji Grad), including St. Mark's Church and Lotrščak Tower. Next head towards Dolac Market, the most famous farmer’s market of Zagreb and then to the Zagreb Cathedral and Ban Jelačić Square. If interested, visit the Museum Of Broken Relationships, one of Croatia’s quirkiest tourist attractions. Located in a former palace in the old town of Zagreb, Croatia’s capital, the museum displays objects sourced from heartbroken lovers worldwide alongside text telling each item’s story. End the day by having dinner at the Bombay Grill or Royal India restaurant.
Day 3: Plitvice Lakes National Park
Travel to Plitvice Lakes National Park (approx. 2 hours from Zagreb) for a day tour. This park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with 16 pristine lakes and numerous enticing waterfalls. Spend the day exploring the stunning lakes, waterfalls, and lush forests. Take a boat ride and hike the trails around the park. Through this tour, you get to walk alongside the lower lakes towards the Croatia largest waterfall that constitute a height of 78 meters. Moving forward, you get to visit a picture perfect village named Rastoke. Here, you will witness the sights of many watermills. Later, return to the hotel and enjoy a sound sleep.
Day 4: Split
Post an early breakfast and check-out travel to Split (approx. 4 hours from Zagreb). Check-in to the hotel and visit the UNESCO-listed Diocletian's Palace, an ancient Roman palace complex that now forms the heart of the city.
Stroll along the seaside promenade, enjoy a glass of Croatian wine at an outdoor cafe, or take a hike up Marjan hill.
Day 5: Split and the Islands
Take a day trip to one of the nearby islands (e.g., Hvar or Brač) by ferry. Enjoy the island's beautiful beaches, local cuisine, and charming villages. Return to Split in the evening.
Take a full day tour to Croatia’s five most beautiful islands, Hvar, Biševo, Vis, Ravnik, and Budikovac via Trogir, another amazing town in Croatia. Firstly, you will sail towards the Blue Cave on the magical Biševo Island, Soak in the blue ambience here for 20 minutes. Next on the list is a calm and scenic village of Komiža, located on Vis Island. Visit the Stiniva Cove that is also located on this island. Next visit the Green cave located on Ravnik Island (tickets excluded). Then, you will be taken to Budikovac Island to witness the Blue Lagoon. One can also partake in swimming and snorkeling at one’s own expense. Last but not least, day 5 ends with a visit to Hvar that is such a beautiful town that it will surely leave you awestruck. Moreover, this town is home to the Cathedral of St. Stephen which you can visit during your time in this place. In the end, glimpse over the scenic beauty of Hvar and Pakleni islands from Fortica Fortress.
Day 6: Dubrovnik
Post an early breakfast and check-out travel to Dubrovnik (approx. 4 hours from Split). Walk along the impressive city walls of Dubrovnik and explore its historic Old Town. Visit the Rector's Palace, Franciscan Monastery, and Dubrovnik Cathedral. Take a cable car ride to Mount Srđ for panoramic views of the city and the Adriatic Sea.
Day 7: Departure
Spend the morning enjoying any last-minute sights in Dubrovnik. Check-out and drive to the airport. Fly back home with happy memories!
Best season to plan: May to September - Croatia
• Accommodation for 06 nights on twin/triple sharing basis.
• Meal plan as per the itinerary.
• Return airport and round-trip transfers.
• All sightseeing tours as per the itinerary
• GST (5%)
• Travel insurance covering medical evacuation, hospitalization, baggage insurance and trip cancellation.
• Any meals other than specified in the program.
• Any en-route or personal expenses such as alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages, telephone calls, tips and gratuities, laundry etc.
• Any exigency expenses caused by or liability for disturbance in trip program due to circumstances beyond our normal control.
• Such as airline delays, road blocks, vehicle malfunctions, weather conditions, sickness, natural disasters, riots etc.
• The Services of Vehicle is not included after finishing the sightseeing tour as per the Itinerary
• Guide fee, Camera fee and any monument Entrances
• 75% refund up to 45 days before travel
• 50 % refund between 45 to 30 days before travel
• No refund less than 30 days before travel