Ljubljana - 3 Nights
Explore the charming Old Town and indulge in Slovenian café’s
Touchdown Ljubljana in the natural paradise Slovenia. As you we whisk you away to your hotel where you check in and after you are refreshed you set out to explore the charm and natural beauty of the city starting with pedestrian only zone of Old Town exploring the highlights on foot. Later stroll along the river in the centre and explore great cafes and restaurants. Relax and unwind in the evening.
Explore the Ljunljana Castle and take a funicular ride for spectacular views of the city
Today after a hearty breakfast at your hotel , you can head up to the Ljubljana Castle exploring striking history of the city and the surrounding region at the museum. This is a great way to get a more in-depth picture of the rich story of Ljubljana’s founding and admiring spectacular views of the city followed by a quick funicular ride back to downtown.
Explore the vibrant Vodnik Square and stunning architecture
Later you can venture into the famous Vodnik Square and market right in the centre and easy to find as it goes from the famous Dragon Bridge to the Triple Bridge with some interesting architecture including the statue of the priest and poet ValetinVodnik. You can indulge in some great souvenirs , local specialities and crafts. Later in the evening indulge in the laidback atmosphere and relax.
Self drive to the glacial Lake Bled with a medieval castle on an island
Our Travel Engineer recommend to experience the best cover rest of the your trip in your own self driven private vehicle which you can rent from a reputed car rental today.
After procuring your vehicle drive straight to our top recommendation a day trip to Lake bled and its stunning surrounding area over a 45 mins drive from Ljuijana. Spend the afternoon enjoying the gorgeous glacial lake and medieval castle situated on an island. The entire town has a fairy tale atmosphere that will astound you ! You can stroll along the alluring jade water, hike through the surrounding forests, or even pilot a boat to float romantically over the lake. No trip to Slovenia is complete without a visit to this tranquil setting. If you like fish , our Travel Engineers recommend trying the fresh local trout and the local cream cake before heading back to Ljubljana.
Istria - 2 Nights
Drive to Istria with a pitstop at Predjama Cliff side castle enroute
Today you will embark your journey to charming city of Istria , Rovinj over a 2 hour 15 mins drive from Ljubljana. Enroute take a pit stop at marvellous Predjama castle built into the side of a cliff ! Upon reaching Rovinj late afternoon, check in to your hotel and spend the evening strolling around the tiny old town and vibrant harbour side!
Wine Tour on Istrian Peninsula
Following morning you head out to discover wine of Croatia’s Istrian peninsula on wine tour where you will explore three wineries , taste their collection of wine ,learn about the growing techniques and savour some traditional Istrian meal. Soak up the vineyard views as you travel the scenic Istrian Peninsula. You will also visit Wine cellars and savour local cheese and prosciutto.
Istrian Food tasting
You could also explore the option of a food tasting tour where you indulge in various types of food such homemade food from a small restaurant, popular seafood restaurant, traditional Istrian restaurant and foods from local farms. Spend the evening by the harbour.
Plitvice Lakes - 2 nights
Drive to Plitvice alongside Kvarner bay with a pitstop at Opatija Coastal Town
Today you will drive further towards Plitvice over a 3 hour 30 mins drive. You drive along the beautiful Kvarner bay with breathtaking views . Our Travel Engineers recommend taking a quick pitstop at the coastal resort town of Opatija! After arriving in Plitvice check in to your hotel later in the afternoon and relax.
Explore the spectacular emerald lakes and hiking trails of Plitvice National Park
The following morning start your day early with the a visit to Croatia’s oldest park Plitvice lakes national park known for its lakes and numerous waterfalls. There are multiple walking and hiking trails. You could make your visit here like a small picnic as you are allowed to bring in your own snacks and enjoy amidst the natural beauty besides that there are enough restaurants too. Out Travel Engineers recommend that you charge your camera battery to the full as this place is full of breathtaking views ! You would need a minimum 4-5 hours at the park therefore plan your day accordingly as you would be further driving to Split early afternoon.
Split - 1 Night
Drive to Split and indulge in the beach side and vibrant nightlife vibe
After a 3 hour drive from Plitvice you now arrive in Split later in the evening. Split is a perfect mix of vibrant nightlife and great outdoor activities. You would be tired after a long day ,just head out and explore the vibrant nightlife and beach side vibe of the city.
Hvar - 2 nights
Ferry ride to Hvar and explore panoramic views from the fortress
Today you will take off to the sunniest island of Europe , Hvar over a 1 hour ferry ride from Split. After settling at your hotel in Hvar you can head straight atop the Hvar fortress for magical views of entire town below and beyond to the Pakleni archipelago or take a private sailing trip to nearby Pakleni islands with quiet bays and ideal for snorkelling and swimming. Today our Travel Engineer would recommend visiting the Adriana Rooftop Bar to enjoy local wines , classic cocktails and delicious cuisines, spend the rest of the day exploring the town.
Explore the deep blue caves and snorkel in Komiza village
On your second day we have got two great options for you first is to explore one of the best known characteristics of Croatia , its deep blue water off the coast by getting more in depth into a blue cave which you will enter in small boats admiring the light play off the water and thereon continuing to the fishing village of Komiza where you can spend time snorkelling and swimming.
Bike around the lavender fields and picturesque vineyards and go wine tasting
And, since Hvar is surrounded by lovely countryside, where you can rent bikes and pedal out of the city to explore the fragrant lavender fields and picturesque vineyards to sample some of the local vintages. Our Travel Engineer could arrange a wine tour to really get a taste of all the regional varietals, hence your second option is to get a taste of the local vinous culture with wine tasting tour.
Dubrovnik - 3 Nights
Take a ferry to Croatia or ferry to Hvar with further on scenic drive to Dubrovnik with a stop at Mostar enroute
Today you will head to the most popular destination of Croatia over a 3 hour 30 mins ferry ride from Hvar alternatively you could opt for a 4 hour 45 mins scenic road trip whereby you could take a quick pitstop at Mostar the famously reconstructed bridge in Bosnia.
Take a boat ride or explore the filming locations of Game of Throne
Dubrovnik is surrounded by incredible natural surroundings. After you check in to your hotel just acquaint yourself to this fairytale like city. For a postcard like picture with natural surroundings head out for a quick boat ride to the nearby Lokrum where you could also sample some local food and wine. If you’re a Game of Thrones fan then go for a Game of Throne selfie tour to explore the filming locations.
Our Travel Engineers recommend a visit to the Restaurant 360 degree with stunning views of the city and the Adriatic. Its one of the most panoramas in the entire region.
Take an Old city walking tour and take a cable car ride up Mount Srd’
The following day after a hearty breakfast you will head out for 1.5 hour private walking tour of the Old City walking past iconic sites through the elegant main street. You will see The Franciscan Monastery, Onofrio’s Fountains, Sponza Palace, Orlando’s Column, City Bell Tower, Church of St Blaise, and Rector’s Palace. Continue your day in Dubrovnik after the tour with a ride on the cable car up Mount Srd' to take in the views or you could get another view of the town by walking the ancient walls that surround the city.
Our Travel Engineer’s recommendation today would be to try Buza Bar where you will get excellent cocktails and snacks with an incredible view at dusk !
Explore the Peljesac Wine region and go Wine tasting
After a good night’s sleep today you will spend the day exploring the Croatia’s finer things like food , wine and boats. You’ll see the gorgeous scenery and blue bays of the Peljesac peninsula, where you’ll taste excellent wine from Croatia’s most famous wine region and indulge in some scrumptious meals.
Go Buggy safari or kayak over Adriatic coast
If you are seeking some adventure our Travel Engineer recommend two great activities. The Buggy Safari which is an hour-long excursion that lets you drive off road to see wildlife, fortresses, former minefields and war sites. It all culminates in a dramatic 360° view of the entire region from Srd mountain. Or if you’d rather explore sea than land, a three-hour sea kayaking excursion is your best choice. You’ll paddle along the walls of Dubrovnik, getting a new view of the city, then go for a swim in one of the secluded coves, where you will get upclose with nature.
That brings us to the end of yet another great Croatian escapade ! Its time to wrap up and get back home !