Chilling in Croatia

Zagreb, Split, and Dubrovnik
Duration :   9 Days 8 Nights
Price From :    $2,350.00
Max People :    8
Start Location:   Zagreb

If you’re obsessed with food, wine, history and natural beauty, this European destination on the Adriatic coast is like no other. With its glorious coastal cities, ancient Roman ruins, magnificent medieval architecture, and stunning natural wonders, Croatia has it all.  Discover Croatia’s true heart and soul with a nine-day exploration of some of the Dalmatian Coast’s finest locations:  Zagreb, Split, and Dubrovnik (Montenegro).

Explore the small town of Zagreb! Walk the walls of the Old Town of Dubrovnik! Wander the harbourside of Split or a hike in Secret Marjan Park! A day trip to Montenegro.  Trust us when we say uncovering the treasures of this Balkan beauty will be the adventure of a lifetime during this Friendsgiving trip.

Pricing is per person (Double occupancy)

Places You’ll See :

Schedule Details

Day 1, Nov 17, Depart USA

Depart from JFK to Zagreb Croatia

Day 2, Nov 18, Arrive in Zagreb
  • Your private guide and driver will welcome you at the Zagreb airport and take you directly to your hotel.
  • Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure

Dining Option:  Restoran Lanterna na Dolcu


Accommodation:  Sheraton Zagreb

Day 3, Nov 19, Zagreb

Zagreb Self Guided Walking Tour


Stop At: Mirogoj Cemetery, Aleja Hermanna Bollea 27, Zagreb 10000 Croatia

The Mirogoj City Cemetery, also known as Mirogoj Cemetery, is a cemetery park that is considered to be among the more noteworthy landmarks in the city of Zagreb. The cemetery inters members of all religious groups: Catholic, Orthodox, Muslim, Jewish, Protestant, Latter Day Saints; irreligious graves can all be found

Stop At: Funicular Railway, Zagreb 10000 Croatia

Zagreb Funicular is not only the shortest funicular in the world but also the oldest and first means of public transportation in Zagreb. Some may say there is no point to it, but that is also the fun of it!

Stop By: Porta di Pietra (Kamenita Vrata), Zagreb 10000 Croatia

Zagreb sights – Kamenita vrata (The Stone Gates) are one of the major Zagreb sights situated in Upper Town, part of the old city walls that once stood around the old town Gradec and the ideal place to start a sightseeing of the old Zagreb. Although Kamenita vrata were first mentioned in 1429, it is assumed to have been built in 13th century.


Stop By: King Tomislav Square, Trg Kralja Tomislava, Zagreb 10000 Croatia

King Tomislav Square was the first square in the city built in the 19th century. It bears the name of the first king of Croatia and has a mounted statue of him in the middle; nearby is a large park with a fountain. The park is beautifully laid out and represents a spacious green space with lots of flowers and benches to sit on, which makes it a popular outdoor place with the locals.

Stop At: Upper Town (Gornji Grad), Zagreb 10000 Croatia

Zagreb's Upper Town (Gornji Grad) is a network of little streets that stretch between two hills: Kaptol and Gradec. First settled in the 11th century, it is the oldest part of Zagreb with 17th and 18th-century buildings lining narrow, winding streets. In contrast to the wide boulevards and parks of Zagreb's Lower Town (Donji Grad), the atmosphere here is intimate and old-fashioned. The Upper Town is a delightful place to explore and hosts some of Zagreb's most interesting museums, restaurants, bars and cafes.

Stop By: Museum of Broken Relationships, Cirilometodska 2, Zagreb 10000 Croatia

The Museum of Broken Relationships (Croatian: Muzej prekinutih veza) is a museum in Zagreb, Croatia, dedicated to failed love relationships. Its exhibits include personal objects left over from former lovers, accompanied by brief descriptions.

Stop At: Dolac Market, Zagreb Croatia

Dolac market is Zagreb’s main open-air farmers’ market. The place locals buy their food. Full of life and color. A must see and experience when you are visiting Zagreb!

Stop At: Cathedral of Zagreb, Kaptol 31, Zagreb 10000 Croatia

Zagreb Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary is a Zagreb landmark. As a matter of fact, it is the most monumental sacral building in Neo-Gothic style southeast of the Alps.

Stop By: Tkalciceva Street, Zagreb Croatia

Tkalčićeva Street is the most beautiful vibrant street in Zagreb. It is filled with small boutiques, traditional shops, restaurants and cafes.


Dining Option: Trilogija Fino&Vino


Accommodation:  Sheraton Zagreb

Day 4, Nov 20, Zagreb to Split

Board your 55-minute flight this afternoon to Split.


Transfer to your hotel and enjoy the day at leisure


Dining Option: Adriatic Sushi & Oyster Bar Split


Accommodation:  Le Meridien Split

Day 5, Nov 21, Split

The Best of Split Self-Guided Tour - Appreciate Split’s many historical and cultural landmarks on a self-led tour. Explore the city and gain an intimate insight into attractions including Diocletian's Palace, Prokurative Square, and the city’s Gregory of Nin statue from your guide.


Secret Marjan Park Hiking Tour

Visit the beautiful park-forest Marjan with me and enjoy a beautiful hike on the best paths of Marjan. Marjan is a hill above the old city of Split and has been an important hike destination for the citizens of Split for many centuries. Marjan is riddled with interesting historic locations and exciting stories, the first inhabitants of this peninsula chose Marjan for their living space and soon you will find out why. The forest was a hunting ground during Roman rule, which we know because of a temple dedicated to the goddess Diana. The whole forest is an oasis of calm and tranquility, ideal for charging your batteries after the hectic "civilization". Come and join me and have a fun day on Marjan Hill.


Dining Option: CHOPS GRILL Steak & Seafood

Accommodation:  Le Meridien Split

Day 6, Nov 22, Split to Dubrovnik

Board a bus for a 4-hour ride to Dubrovnik


Transfer to your hotel and enjoy the day at leisure


Dining Option: Gradska Kavana Arsenal


Accommodation:  Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik

Day 7, Nov 23, Dubrovnik

Montenegro Day Trip from Dubrovnik

Montenegro, off-the-beaten-path for many tourists, boasts some beautiful seaside towns. Explore Budva, Kotor, and Perast, learning about their history and what’s happening in present-day Montenegro from your knowledgeable guide.


Dining Option: Dubravka 1836 Restaurant


Accommodation:  Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik

Day 8, Nov 24, Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik Old Town Walking Tour plus City Walls

Ascend up the craggy Mt. Srd in the spacious comfortable cable car affording incredible views of Dubrovnik and the Adriatic. Then descend to the Old Town and begin an information-packed walking tour of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed site. Finally, climb up to the walls, stroll along the medieval fortifications, and admire this historic part of the city.


Dining Option: Nautika Restaurant (MICHELIN)


Accommodation:  Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik

Day 9, Nov 25, Depart from Croatia

Transfer to the airport for your departure flight


What is the refund/cancelation policy?


Initial deposits are refundable up to 48 hours after the time/date of registration, after the 48-hour time frame your deposit will be  NON-REFUNDABLE.   

Do I need travel insurance?

Even the best-planned trips can be impacted by the unexpected. And that is why we recommend that you help protect yourself and your investment by purchasing travel insurance.  Travel Protection can help with medical coverage for illness or injury, trip cancellation and/or interruption, baggage loss, medical evacuation, and more. 

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What is double occupancy? Is the price per person?

Double occupancy simply means that there will be 2 people in the room. Our double occupancy accommodations will most likely have 2 queen beds in the room if you booked double occupancy.   ALL LISTED PRICES ON OUR WEBSITE IS PER PERSON, regardless if there are one or 2 travelers in the room. Couples must book double occupancy each.

Passport Requirement

Passport is the traveler's responsibility to have a passport valid for at least 6 months beyond the dates of travel and a visa if required. Please check the information at for the specific country/region you are visiting for more details. 

IMPORTANT: Passengers who are not U.S. citizens must check with the respective consulate or a visa agency to determine what personal identification is required.


Passengers who enter, leave, and then re-enter the same country on their itinerary should check if they require a double-entry visa. Passport applications are available at most U.S. Post Offices, as well as at regional Passport Agencies. Passengers requiring visas, whether obtained in advance or locally upon arrival, should ensure that their passport has blank pages. 

Is This Trip Right for You?

This moderately active trip covers a lot of ground most days. Expect from three to four hours of walking every touring day, where you could encounter some uneven surfaces, cobbled streets, stairs, and steep slopes. Some hiking may be required to access some sites. The longest day spent on the bus is from Zagreb to Split.

Climate and Clothing

Croatia - Spring and Autumn: 40–65°F; Summer: 65–85°F; Winter: 30–45°F. Bring comfortable walking shoes, a sweater, clothes you can layer, and an all-weather jacket. Some religious sites may require modest dress to enter (no shorts, short skirts, or sleeveless tops).

What's Included

  • Accommodation
  • Airport Transfers
  • International Flight
  • Intraflights
  • Transport

What's Excluded

  • Meals
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance


  • City Tours
  • Cultural
  • Dining
  • Fitness Level: Walking/Light

Why Book With Us?

  • Creativity - Explore the world the way youve always wanted. The only limit is your imagination.
  • Passion - Were a team of adventurers, thinkers, dreamers, and movers. We live and breathe travel, and our passion permeates all we do.
  • Authenticity - Each trip is cultivated with an authentic itinerary so you can feel like a local.
  • Expertise - Let us take care of the planning, so you can focus on the exploring.

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