This program is for nature lovers. Surely what comes to your mind when you think of Croatia is the blue Adriatic Sea and beautiful beaches. However, Croatia is a country rich with beautiful and diverse vegetation, and all thanks to the influence of different climates. What are you waiting for?
Self guided tour

Croatian National Parks

Many might be familiar with the images of Plitvice national park and its waterfalls but we have 7 more gorgeous national parks to brag about. You'll visit during this tour five of them.

The lush vegetation of the Brijuni National Park is reminiscent of ancient times. Dinosaur story lovers will be delighted to know that more than 200 dinosaur footprints from Mesozoic Era have been discovered on the island of Veliki Brijun.

There is a lot to be said about the uniqueness of the Paklenica National Park: the beauty paradox of the steep canyons up to 700 meters deep, from high plateaus with bare rocks to dense medunca oak, black pine and white hornbeam forests ; rich in cultural and historical heritage with hundreds of mountain trails park attracts various adrenaline enthusiasts eager to speed climb on large rocks.

Krka National Park is the second most popular national park in Croatia, famous for its stunning cascades and nature. Its river is one of the most valuable ornithological areas of Europe and home to many endemic species. A boat ride on Visovac Lake and a walk along the educational trails will provide a superb and complete experience for daily visitors.

Find out why Mljet national Park is among everyone’s favourites. This island is in the vicinity of Dubrovnik . The untouched nature of the park, the beauty of the Great and Small Lakes connected by a narrow strait with the open sea will enchant every visitor. No wonder this green island rich in history, with many archaeological and cultural-historical sites, is surrounded by myths and legends such as legend of Odysseus.

Apart from the beautiful nature you will visit our capital city Zagreb and famous places: Pula, Zadar, Trogir, Split and Dubrovnik.

Day 1. Zagreb - Arrival

Arrival. Car pick up from a designated rental car company, located at the airport. Drive to the place of your stay.

Day 2. Zagreb - Opatija

A guided visit to Zagreb's hill of Gornji Grad, St Mark's Church with a polychromous roof, the Cathedral, the Croatian National Theatre and the University of Zagreb.

Departure for the small town Opatija, the cradle of Croatian tourism and the famous seaside resort of the Habsburg family and other celebrities including Gustav Mahler, Isadora Duncan and A. P. Chekhov. Overnight in Opatija.

Day 3. Opatija - Brijuni Islands National Park – Pula - Opatija

For this day we planned for you to visit Brijuni islands, national park famous for lush tropical vegetation, wild animals and archaeological finds. The archipelago comprises 14 islets, and the you'll visit is called the Veliki Brijun.

After visit of Brijuni national park we suggest to continue to the city of Pula and to visit Arena, one of the world's best preserved amphitheatres. Overnight in Opatija.

Day 4. Opatija - Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Departure for the Plitvice Lakes National Park – Croatia's largest national park comprising 16 lakes interconnected with waterfalls. Overnight in Plitvice.

Day 5. Plitvice - Paklenica National Park - Zadar

Morning departure for the Paklenica National Park, famous for its Karst landscape and both huge and small canyons.

Continuing towards the city of Zadar, where you'll have guided tour which includes visits to the Roman Forum, the Cathedral of St Anastasia (St Stošija) and the Church of St Donatus.

Overnight in Zadar.

Day 6. Zadar - Krka National Park - Trogir - Split

Departure for Krka National Park, a tour of the waterfalls, a boat ride to the islet of Visovac and a visit to the Franciscan Monastery. Trip continues towards the city of Trogir. A guided visit of this medieval town will be arranged includes visit of St Lawrence's Cathedral famous for its beautiful Romanesque portal. Continue towards Split and overnight.

Day 7. Split - Dubrovnik

A guided tour of Split includes Diocletian's Palace (3rd century B. C.) highlighting its Peristyle, the Cathedral of St Dominus (St Duje) and Jupiter's Temple will be visited from the outside.

Continue in the afternoon to Dubrovnik. Overnight.

Day 8. Dubrovnik

A tour of Dubrovnik includes visits to the Franciscan Monastery. Dominican Monastery, Rector's Palace and Cathedral will be visited from the outside. This leaves afternoon free for you to explore Adriatic Pearl on own. City walls entrances will be provided.

Overnight in Dubrovnik.

Day 9. Dubrovnik - Mljet National Park

A whole-day excursion to the island of Mljet covered with dense pine forests. A visit to the Mljet National Park, famous for its two salt water lakes connected with a channel, and to a Benedictine Monastery built on the islet located in the larger lake locally called Veliko Jezero.

Overnight in Dubrovnik.

Day 10. Dubrovnik – Departure day

Car rental drop off at the airport.

Included: - Accommodation in hotel, BB service (tourist taxes included) : 1 night in Zagreb , 2 nights in Opatija, 1 night in Plitvce area, 1 nights in Zadar, 1 night in Split, 3 nights in Dubrovnik.
- Car rental B category with one way fee and unlimited mileage
- Local guides: Zagreb, Pula, Trogir, Split and Dubrovnik
- Entrances: Brijuni national park with boat ride from Fažana, Pula amphitheatre, Plitvice national park, st. Donat church Zadar, Krka national park, st.Lawrence cathedral Trogir, Diocletian's cellars, Franciscan monastery in Dubrovnik and city walls
Catamaran tickets: from Dubrovnik to Polače

Not included:
Meals, drinks, porterage, tips , parking fees, extra driver fee, GPS, any other service not mentioned in the above

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