AC203 Ultra Deluxe Cruise and Land Tour
Relax and let the captain and crew take care of you.
In the mornings, relax on spacious decks and take in the sunshine. Moreover, refresh yourself in the Adriatic Sea. Then, explore Croatia’s finest destinations.
Spend eight unforgettable days cruising the north Adriatic Sea from one island to another. Start in Zagreb and end in Dubrovnik, visiting Plitvice Lakes, Trogir, Krka, Hvar, Vis, Korcula, and more.
Furthermore, savor delicious cuisine, beautiful islands, and the cleanest seawater.
And then you still have time to explore on your own.
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Day 1: ZAGREB
Unveil the secrets behind the old facades, discover the hidden courtyards and revive the stories from the past. We'll give you a completely new perspective of Zagreb City. Walking tour of Zagreb starts with the main square Ban Jelačić, Cathedral, Tkalčićeva street, the Stone Gate, Upper Town, the historical center of the city, St. Mark's Church with the famed multi-colored roof. Using funicular, close to the Lotrščak Tower, you can go down to the Lower town to see a part of famous Ilica street, the Croatian National Theatre, University, and more. Arrival in Zagreb and a meeting with your driver for a private transfer to your hotel in Zagreb Time at leisure and an overnight
Day 2: ZAGREB
Breakfast at the hotel Meeting with your guide for a private walking city tour of Zagreb Time at leisure and overnight at the hotel
Day 3: ZAGREB – PLITVICE LAKES NP – SPLIT
Plitvice Lakes National Park is Croatia’s best-known national park and the only one of eight that is listed on the UNESCO List of World Heritage sites. Breakfast at the hotel and check-out. Meeting with your driver for a private transfer from Zagreb to Split with en-route stop in Plitvice Lakes National Park area for a visit on your own. Final drive to Split will follow, time at leisure and an overnight in Split
Day 4: ARRIVAL AT SPLIT (WR, D)
You will be transferred from your Split hotel to the harbor, where embarkation begins at 1:00 pm. Get settled in your cabin before attending a Welcome Reception followed by dinner this evening.
Day 5: SPLIT – TROGIR (NP Krka excursion) (B, L)
In the morning join a guided tour of Split, visit the seafront promenade and Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace. The historical center of the city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Set sail to the old Dalmatian town Trogir. Trogir is sometimes referred to as “miniature Venice” or a “mini Dubrovnik” because of its ancient walls, or a floating museum town - as it has masterful architecture including some stunning Venetian palaces. After disembarking in Trogir we will take the bus to visit Krka National Park. You will discover the pristine nature and waterfalls of the Krka National Park, an area extremely rich with flora and fauna. Overnight in Trogir.
Day 6: TROGIR – STARI GRAD, Monday (B, L)
Morning guided tour of Trogir with a local tour guide. Enjoy sailing towards Stari Grad on the island of Hvar, swimming stop, and lunch on board. Stari Grad is one of the oldest towns in Europe with many friendly and cheap konobas and restaurants in the backstreets of the old town. The Stari Grad Plain and the old town center of Stari Grad have been listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 2008. Your evening is free to explore Stari Grad on your own.
Day 7: STARI GRAD – HVAR – VIS (B, L)
Leaving Stari Grad in the morning towards the city of Hvar. A sightseeing tour of Hvar town shows you the first public theatre in Europe and many more historical sites. Afterward, continue to Vis. The town of Vis is on the northern side of the island and was developed near the remains of ancient Issa, the first urban center in Croatia, formed by the Greeks in the 4th century B.C. Visit the remains of the Roman Baths, Church of Our Lady and City museum, or take a walk enjoying the view of the beautiful Villae Rusticae situated along the coast. Your evening is free in Vis.
Day 8: VIS – BIŠEVO – KORČULA (B, L)
Leaving Vis, we will have an early morning cruise towards Biševo island to visit the Blue Cave, a magnificent natural phenomenon on the islet Biševo just in front of the town of Komiža. As sometimes weather conditions can be very unpredictable, the possibility of our visit will depend on those conditions, however, you will be notified of this on time. Afterward, cruise towards the Korčula the island’s main settlement and is known as the birthplace of Marco Polo, one of the world’s most famous explorers of all times. Stop for lunch in one of the secluded bays en route. Afternoon arrival in Korčula followed by a guided walking tour of one of the best-preserved medieval cities in the Mediterranean. Korčula has an abundant choice of restaurants to enjoy your gourmet experience and there are numerous bars and clubs for those looking for evening entertainment. Overnight in Korčula.
Day 9: KORČULA – MLJET – SLANO (Oyster Tasting) (B, L, T, CD)
In the morning head further south to the Island of Mljet. Join the Cruise Manager for a stroll to the famous salt lakes in the Mljet National Park. Alternatively, you can rent bicycles, scooters, or kayaks to explore the National Park or island on your own. Lunch on board and departure for a small village called Slano on the mainland, a peaceful fishermen’s village and the starting point to Ston, another once fortified small village famous for its oysters situated on Pelješac peninsula. Pelješac peninsula is known as one of the best wine-producing regions in Croatia. After exploring the town we leave for a small nearby village to enjoy the authentic local oyster tasting. Tonight, enjoy Captain’s dinner and overnight in Slano.
Day 10: SLANO – ELAPHITI ISLANDS – DUBROVNIK, Friday (B, L)
Early morning cruise to Elaphiti islands with swimming stop on one of the secluded bays to spend the morning. Before lunch sail to Dubrovnik, before we moor at Gruž port we cruise alongside the old city walls, while lunch is served. After docking, join a guided tour with panoramic rides and transfers included. After the panoramic view, we will arrive at the historical center of Dubrovnik, walkthrough STRADUN – both a street and a square, the most famous place inside the town walls, the famous city enlisted as UNESCO’s World Heritage site, where your guide will show you the most interesting sights of Dubrovnik. After the city tour, you will be left on your own to explore the city, visit City Walls, the Franciscan Monastery with Europe's second-oldest pharmacy, the Rector's Palace, and the Cathedral, take a boat ride to Lokrum island or take the cable car to the top of the Mount Srđ. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Day 11: DUBROVNIK DEPARTURE (B)
After breakfast, it’s time to disembark. You will be transferred to Dubrovnik airport or your Dubrovnik hotel.
AC203 – 3 Day Land Tour and 8 Day Ultra Deluxe Cruise package includes:
- ALL PRIVATE and ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDES AND DRIVERS
- VAT TAX INCLUDED
- 24hr concierge and in Croatia assistance
- Private transfer from Zagreb hotel to Zagreb Airport
- 2 nights Zagreb, 4* hotel, bb basis
- Private guided walking tour of Zagreb
- Private transfer from Split to Zagreb, with optional en-route stop to Plitvice Lakes National Park (entrance tickets not included)
- 1 night Split, 4* hotel, bb basis
- Assistance with your luggage and transfer to the Deluxe cruise
- 7 nights cruise from Split to Dubrovnik
- Supreme category ship in a cabin with private bathroom, air conditioning & LCD TV
- Departure shared transfer from port to Dubrovnik airport/hotel on the last day
- Daily buffet breakfast
- 6 lunches, all with 4 courses
- Captain's dinner and Welcome dinner
- Water dispenser
- Complimentary coffee, tea, and fresh fruits are available daily
- Professional Cruise Manager throughout
- Whisper technology enhanced touring
- Daily cabin servicing, fresh bed linen, and towels midweek
- Luggage handling
- Free Wi-Fi onboard
- City tours of Split, Trogir, Hvar, Korcula, Dubrovnik
- Guided tour and entrance to Krka National Park and Mljet National Park
- Oyster tasting in Ston
- Entrance to Blue Cave to be paid on the spot: up to $16 per person (depending on the season)
- Drinks on board, extra meals.
- Port tax + Tourist tax $44 net per person (to be paid by invoice).
- Entrance Fees
- Meals and drinks not mentioned above
- Airfare, Travel Insurance
- Additional excursions and/or services not mentioned in the program
- Personal expenses (internet, telephone, mini bar, etc.)
- Tips and porterage services
- Available dates upon request
- Travel between May - October
- Double occupancy cabins, Solo traveler with supplement
- price starting at $3143 per person
- Price and availability subject to change