From (AUD)$10,695
Days21
Airfares included
Discover the splendour of the Adriatic coastline and its surrounding treasures. Be enchanted by the romance of Lake Bled, visit the ancient cities of Dubrovnik and Split, relax in charming coastal villages and spend two nights within the stunning Plitvice Lakes National Park. Along the way we experience generous local hospitality and delight in the region's delicious cuisine.
Group Size — Max 20
Tips — Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, $240pp pre-paid
Transport — Boat, Bus, Electric train, Ferry & Raft
No Hidden Extras
Admire the lush, natural beauty of Lake Bled
Stroll along beautiful Dubrovnik’s cobblestone streets
Marvel at the natural wonder of the Postojna Caves
Admire the changing colours of the spectacular Plitvice Lakes

Special Experiences

Discover the culinary delights of Sarajevo on a gourmet walking tour. Enjoy a degustation of Bosnian cheeses and smoked meats, as well as other traditional foods. Relax in a typical tavern and try two types of homemade rakija.
Enjoy the warm hospitality of the locals and taste the regional cuisine at a special home-hosted dinner.
Stay right inside the national park, and only 400 metres from the highest waterfall.
Visit the Alpine Dairy Farming Museum, learning about the life of herdsmen in an authentic environment and tasting the locally produced cheeses.
Visit the traditional Gingerbread Museum to learn the history of this honey-bread and make your very own gingerbread heart, a symbol of love and passion.
Take a relaxing cruise aboard Rudolf’s raft as we meander past the adorable houses and buildings on the riverbanks, all while enjoying a delicious lunch and onboard entertainment.

Itinerary Jewels of Dalmatia

Itinerary

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Inclusions Jewels of Dalmatia

Inclusions

Sightseeing

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Witness age-old culture and stunning landscapes in Bosnia & Herzegovina

  • Tour the cosmopolitan capital of Sarajevo with its Turkish heritage and lively café scene. Visit the Gavrilo Princip Museum and enjoy exploring the four quarters of the city; each providing endless opportunities for relaxation, sightseeing and unique experiences.
  • Discover the culinary delights of Sarajevo on a gourmet walking tour including a degustation of Bosnian cheeses and smoked meats, a traditional meal and homemade rakija at a typical tavern.
  • Visit the Tunnel of Hope, built in 1993 in the midst of the Bosnian War.
  • Be enchanted by the town of Mostar with its beautiful 16th and 17th century mosques, medieval buildings and cobbled streets that survived the war completely. Walk across the most celebrated Ottoman Bridge that links the two sides of the town.

Beauty, culture and ancient architecture awaits you in Croatia   

  • Get acquainted with the fascinating city of Zagreb and admire its old world graciousness, lively energy and friendly locals.
  • Be rewarded with views of the shimmering Adriatic Ocean, beautiful marble streets and baroque buildings as you walk along the ancient city walls of medieval Dubrovnik. Here we'll see inside the Rector's Palace and the Franciscan with Pharmacy.
  • Experience a special home-hosted with a local family.
  • Tour the tiny country of the Republic of Montenegro as we explore the charming little villages along the Bay of Kotor.
  • Stop in Neum and have a photo opportunity at Bacinska Jezera, a cluster of pristine lakes in Dalmatia.
  • See the sights of Hvar, including incredible views from the Hvar Fortress, followed by a delicious lunch.
  • Visit the always buzzing, exuberant city of Split and enjoy a tour of the world’s most impressive Roman Monument, the Diocletian’s Palace.
  • Visit the town of Trogir, where artists from around the world gather to paint.
  • Spend two nights in Plitvice Lakes National Park, only 400m from the highest waterfall.
  • Discover the natural beauty of Plitvice Lakes National Park as your guided walking tour showcases its magnificent turquoise lakes, waterfalls and cascades.
  • Take an extended walk of the Plitvice Lakes and appreciate it natural beauty.
  • Have a short visit to the watermill village Rastoke, Slunj.
  • Spend two nights in Opatija, often referred to as the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’. Enjoy an orientation tour of this remarkable seaside resort town and learn all about its splendid past.
  • Take a full day excursion to the heart shaped peninsula of Istra and spend some time exploring the ancient Roman Town of Poreč as well as the fishing village of Rovinj, considered the star attraction of Istria. Visit the town of Pula for a city tour and see the Roman amphitheatre.

Slovenia, the land of pristine landscape and friendly faces 

  • Marvel at the two million year old stalagmite and stalactite formations at the Postojna Caves, a series of caverns, halls and passages some 20km long and hallowed out by the Pivka River.
    Stop to see the impressive Predjama Castle, which sits inside a cave.
  • Be mesmerised by the mountain resort of Bled. With its emerald green lake, iconic fairy-tale church steeple perched atop the tiny rock at the middle of the lake and its medieval castle clinging to a cliff top, this is truly a magical place to behold. Our visit includes a tour of Bled and visit inside the castle.
  • Visit the Alpine Dairy Farming Museum, learn about life of herdsmen in an authentic environment and taste the locally produced cheeses.
  • Admire breathtaking views over Lake Bohinj and the surrounding southern Julian Alps on a cable car ride to the top of Mt. Vogel and enjoy a light lunch served amongst this Alpine wonderland.
  • Enjoy free time in Bled, one of the most beautiful places in Europe.
  • Opt to take a walk through Vintgar Gorge, a stunning turquoise oasis of rapids, waterfalls and crystal clear pools.
  • Visit the traditional Gingerbread Museum to learn the history of this honey-bread and make your very own gingerbread heart, a symbol of love and passion.
  • Visit the well preserved and pretty capital city of Ljubljana and admire its dazzling hilltop castle, emerald green river, al fresco cafes on the banks of the promenade, youthful vibrancy and cultural creativity.
  • Take a relaxing cruise aboard Rudolf’s raft as we meander down the Krka River, complete with a light lunch and entertainment.

Travel

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  • Return economy-class flights from Australia to Croatia. Taxes included
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of tour
  • All touring in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Ferry from Drvenik to Hvar
  • Ferry from Hvar to Split
  • Tipping Made Easy, $240pp pre-paid

Accommodation

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  • 16 nights in 3-4 star hotels
  • 2 nights in Ethno houses, Plitvice Lakes

Meals

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  • 18 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 6 dinners, including group welcome and farewell dinners

Tour Guides

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  • English-speaking locally based tour director
  • English-speaking locally based guides

Porterage

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  • Porterage included where available

Accommodation Jewels of Dalmatia

Accommodation

Best Western Astoria

Croatia flag Zagreb

Dating from 1932, the Best Western Astoria combines elegant, traditional style with modern technology. The hotel is a short distance from the historic city centre, Jelacic Square and the Cathedral of Zagreb. The Ragusa restaurant provides a great breakfast buffet and Glama bar is the place for a quiet coffee or evening cocktail. Room service is also available.

Facilities: air-conditioning; free wifi; fridge/minibar; cable tv; safe deposit box; hairdryer

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Residence Inn

Bosnia and Herzegovina flag Sarajevo

Situated in the heart of Sarajevo, Residence Inn Sarajevo hotel offers stylish and tastefully appointed studios and suites, providing a blend of comfort and sophistication. All units feature fully equipped kitchenettes, with a stovetop, microwave, dishwasher and refrigerator. Ideally located in the heart of the city, Residence Inn Sarajevo hotel is an easy walking distance to the Old Town, shops, restaurants, cafes, museums and galleries.

Facilities: air-conditioning; free wifi; fridge/minibar; safe deposit box; tea & coffee making facilities.

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Grand Hotel Park

Croatia flag Dubrovnik

Grand Hotel Park is situated in the heart of Dubrovnik overlooking the Lapad Cove Promenade. The hotel offers guests a choice of 3 restaurants, 3 bars and the Grand Aroma Spa with several types of massage and wellness rituals on offer. 

Facilities: air-conditioning; safe deposit box; fridge/minibar; free wifi (lobby and pool areas); swimming pool; room service; currency exchange; souvenir shop

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Amfora Hotel

Croatia flag Hvar

Situated on a secluded bay, this luxury hotel offers a private beach and a multi-level pool. Sea views are the highlight here and Hvar’s centre is only a 10-minute walk away. Featuring modern design and elegant furnishings, the rooms provide a space of comfort and relaxation. All rooms enjoy views of Paklinski Islands or the well-manicured gardens. 

Facilities: air-conditioning; free wifi; fridge/minibar; safe deposit box

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Dioklecijan Hotel & Residence

Croatia flag Split

This luxurious hotel is located just 15 minutes walk from Split's Old Town and offers spectacular panoramic views over the city, sea and islands from its rooftop terrace and pool. Rooms are comfortable and spacious with balconies and all the modern conveniences. The property also boasts a Dalmatian restaurant and cafe with green terrace, as well as a library, billiards table and wellness spa.

Facilities: air-conditioning; free wifi; fridge; safe deposit box; outdoor swimming pool; tea & coffee making facilities

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Ethno Houses

Croatia flag Plitvice

Located in the heart of Plitvička Jezera National Park, about 400 metres from the highest waterfall, Ethno Houses Plitvica Selo is situated in the rural environment, within the forest area and pristine nature of the national park. Ethno Houses are built in wood and stone, using natural traditional materials with modern equipment for a unique experience. Made of dark wood, all rooms are elegantly decorated and fitted with a king-size bed, a desk and a seating area. 

Facilities: air-conditioning; free wifi; tea & coffee making facilities; safe deposit box; fridge/minibar

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Hotel Agava

Croatia flag Opatija

The Hotel Agava is situated in a wonderful old villa in the centre of Opatija. It lies in the immediate vicinity of the Angiolina Park with a magnificent view of Kvarner Bay. The former Villa Habsburg was built in 1896 and was refurbished as the Hotel Agava in 2006. Rooms are stylishly furnished, each room is different and of a specific shape, but offering the same quality facilities. The hotel restaurant offers a wide range of Croatian cuisine, and for relaxation there is the pleasant ambience of the hotel terrace, located alongside the main street. Hotel guests have at their disposal the wellness centre of the Grand Hotel Opatijska Cvijeta with its large outdoor and indoor pools, saunas, Jacuzzi, treatment rooms, and fitness centre. Other amenities include manicured gardens, 24 hour reception, laundry & dry cleaning services, terrace, multilingual staff and complimentary WiFi in the public areas.

Facilities: air-conditioning; free internet connection; fridge/minibar; safe deposit box

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Hotel Park

Slovenia flag Bled

Situated on the shores of idyllic Lake Bled, the Sava Hotel Park boasts modern, comfortable rooms with balcony, offering views of the lake or park. The hotel's very own Park Restaurant and Cafe is home of the original (and famous) Bled cream cake, and the Aperitiv Bar offers a wide selection of drinks, accompanied by live piano music at certain times. There is also a large indoor swimming pool, whirlpool and sauna for your enjoyment.

Facilities: free wifi; safe deposit box; indoor swimming pool

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Information Jewels of Dalmatia

Information

Let's Talk Fitness

 In the itinerary, this symbol indicates 2+ hours of walking, often across uneven ground and in areas of high altitude or heat and humidity.

At Bunnik Tours we don’t put specific age limits on our tours, but we also recognise some travellers may find our itineraries challenging.

We have a duty of care to all tour participants and the tour guides, so we do impose a firm policy on the level of fitness required by all our clients to attempt to ensure your safety and the safety of other travellers on our tours.

At Bunnik Tours our goal is for all our travellers to enjoy their tour, not struggle through it! Which is why we want to work with you to ensure you are on the best possible trip for your fitness level. We do reserve the right to refuse bookings if we feel that the requirements of the tour are too demanding.

Bunnik Tours are for independently minded travellers with good levels of mobility.

Our tours include:

  1. Generous amounts of free time
  2. Lots of walking
  3. Local and authentic experiences including various modes of transport and accommodation

In some regions travellers can also expect:

  1. Long days of travelling, at times on dirt and gravel roads in Africa
  2. Extended periods at high altitude (3,000-4,000 metres) in Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Ethiopia
  3. Extended periods of walking/hiking through humid forest areas in Rwanda, Guatemala, Mexico and Costa Rica
  4. Limited medical facilities in remote areas

Bunnik Tours travellers are required to at least:

  1. Be able to walk 2-3 hours on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid, on any given day
  2. Walk up multiple flights of stairs and short, steep hills
  3. Stand for 20 minutes without needing to sit down, often in hot/humid climates
  4. Carry their own luggage
  5. Get on and off various modes of transport without assistance, including small boats

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Dates & Prices Jewels of Dalmatia

Dates & Prices
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*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

Start Date End Date Tour Price
Per person
twin share
Status    
07 Jun 20
27 Jun 20
$10,695
Fully Booked
14 Jun 20
04 Jul 20
$10,695
Fully Booked
21 Jun 20
11 Jul 20
$10,995
Guaranteed Departure
09 Aug 20
29 Aug 20
$10,995
Guaranteed Departure
23 Aug 20
12 Sep 20
$10,995
Guaranteed Departure
30 Aug 20
19 Sep 20
$10,795
Limited Seats
06 Sep 20
26 Sep 20
$10,795
Fully Booked
13 Sep 20
03 Oct 20
$10,695
Guaranteed Departure
20 Sep 20
10 Oct 20
$10,695
Limited Seats
27 Sep 20
17 Oct 20
$10,695
Limited Seats
04 Oct 20
24 Oct 20
$9,995
Fully Booked

Additional Information

Tipping
Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, $240pp pre-paid
Taxes
Total cost includes - air taxes, $830
Single Supplement
From $1,550
Day/Date Variations
Due to airline flight schedules day of arrival and day of departure may vary depending on your city of departure
Taxes & Fuel Costs
Total cost includes air taxes. Taxes and fuel surcharges change regularly so above levies shown as a guide only
Visa Information

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Terms & Conditions

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