Jamieson Travel & Tours
Cancellation Waiver and Medical Insurance flat rate of $350 per person (regardless of age). Cancellation Waiver only of $310 per person (regardless of age). Insurance must be purchased at the time of booking.
Be immersed in more than one thousand years of Croatian history and tour its medieval cities, tranquil lakes, and charming local villages. Explore Plitvice National Park by foot and by boat, a place where waterfalls cascade down sheer cliffs connecting 16 pristine lakes. Connect with the local people during a home-hosted dinner. Explore the white stone buildings, winding alleys, and massive city walls of the ancient town, Dubrovnik.
Highlights Include: Fly in/fly out Venice/Zagreb, Opatija, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Dubrovnik, Cilipi Family Style Dinner, Split, Diocletian’s Palace, Choice of Excursion in Dubrovnik, Ljubljana, Lake Bled, Pletna Boat Ride, Zagreb
Itinerary at a Glance:
Day 1 Overnight Flight
Day 2 Opatija, Croatia
Day 3 Opatija, Croatia
Day 4 Opatija - Plitvice Lakes
Day 5 Plitvice Lakes - Dubrovnik
Day 6 Dubrovnik
Day 7 Dubrovnik
Day 8 Dubrovnik - Split
Day 9 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Day 10 Ljubljana - Lake Bled Ljubljana
Day 11 Ljubljana - Zagreb, Croatia
Day 12 Zagreb - Home
Double (2 per room) - $4,509 per person
Single (1 per room) - $5,169 per person
Triple (3 per room) - $4,479 per person
*All prices are in Canadian $ and are based on Double Occupancy*
Day 1 - Saturday, April 29, 2017
Fly to Venice, Italy. Today is a travel day. After our pickups along Hwy 17 (Pembroke to Ottawa), we take our overnight flight from the Ottawa airport to Venice, Italy.
Opatija, Croatia - Tour Begins. Your tour begins in the seaside resort of Opatija. This evening, get to know your fellow travellers during the special welcome dinner. Today, dinner will be included.
Opatija. Opatija, known as “Croatia’s Riviera,” was once the summer retreat for Roman Caesars and Hapsburg Monarchs. Spend the day exploring the town on your own. Today, breakfast will be included.
Opatija - Plitvice. This UNESCO World Heritage site promises inspiring scenery as you travel along its 16 terraged lakes an dense forest. A series of waterfalls and free flowing cascades connects each lake to the other. Complete the experience with a short cruise that takes you into the heart of this natural wonder. Today, breakfast and dinner will be included.
Plitvice Lakes - Dubrovnik. This UNESCO World Heritage site promises inspiring scenery as you travel along its 16 terraged lakes an dense forest. A series of waterfalls and free flowing cascades connects each lake to the other. Complete the experience with a short cruise that takes you into the heart of this natural wonder. Today, breakfast and dinner will be included.
Dubrovnik. Join an expert local guide on a tour of “Old Dubrovnik,” a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit the Franciscan Monastery, where Europe’s oldest pharmacy lies; Rector’s Palace, the City Walls, and many more historical sites. During your stay in Dubrovnik you have the special opportunity to personalize your tour and partake in one of two inclusions: Elaphiti Islands* cruise (today) or Montenegro excursion (tomorrow). This afternoon features either your first choice or leisure time to relax or independently explore Dubrovnik on your own. Those who have chosen today’s option will set out on a cruise around the Elaphiti Islands, stopping along the way at a local fishing village o get a taste of island life. Today, breakfast will be included.
Dubrovnik. For those who selected the Elaphiti Islands cruise yesterday, today is a day at leisure to relax or independently explore Dubrovnik. Those who have chosen the Montenegro excursion will leave in the morning to cross the border to Montenegro’s Bay of Kotor (or “the Boka”). Once known as Europe’s southernmost fjord, it is in fact a ria (a long, narrow inlet). Your guide will introduce you to the deep history of the region and will share stories of the many cultures and empires that have left their marks here. Enjoy some free time before returning to Dubrovnik. This evening, travel to the culturally-rich Konavle region to Cilipi for a family-style dinner in a locally-owned restaurant. While visiting with the loca family you’ll learn about life in the Croatian heartland and sample regional wines. At dinner, servers introduce you to a culinary feast, prepared n the way of their ancestors. Today, breakfast and dinner will be included.
Dubrovnik - Split. Today, savour stunning sea views as you travel up the winding coastal road, hugging the sheer cliffs that drop into the aquamarine Adriatic Sea. Enjoy a stop in a quaint village in the Croatian countryside. You will have time to taste the local specialties and perhaps walk through the village square. Upon arrival in Split, set out on a walking tour featuring the impressive Diocletian’s Palace, one of the most significant Late-Roman historical monuments and a UNESCO World heritage site. In addition, see the peristyle of the palace and the Temple of Jupiter. Then, continue to your hotel located in the centre of Split. Today, breakfast will be included.
Split - Ljubljana, Slovenia. Your adventure continues as you travel up the coast, into Slovenia, and on to today’s destination – the quaint capital of Ljubljana. During the drive, take in the spectacular scenery. Later, arrive in Ljubljana and enjoy your afternoon at leisure to relax or get acquainted with the city on your own. Today, breakfast will be included.
Ljubljana - Lake Bled - Ljubljana. This morning you will be met by a local expert who will introduce you to this lovely town nestled along the banks of the river. Your tour includes the impressive City Hall and a visit to the magnificent Cathedtral of St. Micholas. After free time for lunch, drive a short distance to tranquil Lake Bled. Experience the old-world charm that comes with taking a “pletna” boat to the picturesque island in the centre of Lake Bled. Spend time exploring the 17th-century cathedral, St. Mary’s Church, and the “wishing bell”. Enjoy some time to stroll the quiet paths of this lakeside community at your own pace. Today, breakfast will be included.
Ljubljana - Zagreb, Croatia. Today you travel to Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, and embark on a fascinating tour. Continue your exploration with free time this afternoon. Tonight, celebrate the end of an unforgettable trip with dinner in one of Zagreb’s most famous restaurants. Today, breakfast and dinner will be included.
To book this tour, please call our office at 1-888-582-7011 (local 613-582-7011).
A deposit of $250 per person plus insurance (if purchasing) must be provided by October 31, 2016. Bookings made after this date are subject to availability and change in price.
Names as they appear on passports along with date of birth, passport number and expiry date are required.
Balances are due February 28, 2017.