ADRIATIC CRUISE, CROATIA & VENICE ~ K220

Trips & Tours // Europe // 12 Days

Culture/History, Guaranteed Departures, Summer Getaways


12 days from Dubrovnik, Mljet, Korcula, Hvar, Split, Trogir, Zadar, Plitvice Lakes, Opatija, Postojna, Venice

Enjoy a 7-night cruise from Dubrovnik to Zadar on board M/S Karizma. Experience the rich history and beauty of the coastline and islands.

TAP Rating: TAP Exceptional



Day 1, arrive Dubrovnik, Saturday

You will be transferred from Dubrovnik’s airport or your Dubrovnik hotel to Gruz Harbor, where embarkation begins at noon. Meet your fellow travelers and your Cruise Manager later at an on-board Welcome reception. (WR)

Day 2, Dubrovnik – MljetKorcula, Sunday

Start the day with a walking tour of Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of Adriatic” and a UNESCO World Heritage site. You’ll visit the Rector’s Palace and Franciscan Monastery’s Pharmacy before returning to the boat for lunch. As you dine, set sail for Mljet Island. After, time to enjoy the spectacular scenery, continue cruising to Korcula. (B, L, D)

Day 3, KorculaHvar, Monday

This morning, enjoy a walking tour of Korcula. Board your boat for lunch and a swimming stop as you cruise. Late this afternoon, arrive in Hvar. On a sightseeing tour, see the first public theatre in Europe, the Franciscan Monastery and much more. Your evening is free in Hvar. (B, L)

Day 4, Hvar – Bol – Split, Tuesday

Sail to Bol, home to one of the best beaches in Croatia, the Golden Horn. Over lunch on board, continue sailing to Split. Here, a walking tour shows off the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace. Your evening is free in Split. (B, L)

Day 5, Split – TrogirSibenik, Wednesday

In the morning sail to the UNESCO-listed city of Trogir. Your time here is free to explore on your own. Back on board, enjoy lunch as you cruise to Sibenik, with stop on the way for a swim. Arriving in Sibenik, your evening is at leisure. (B, L)

Day 6, SibenikSali, Thursday

The Sibenik area is home to two National Parks, Krka, with its breathtaking waterfalls, and Kornati, comprised of more than 140 islands. Your day is devoted to these scenic destinations before you sail to Sali. Tonight, enjoy captain’s dinner on board.  (B, L, D)

Day 7, SaliZadar, Friday

As you cruise this morning, stop for a swim (weather permitting). Late this afternoon, arrive in Zadar for a walking tour. Your evening is free in the city. (B, L)

 

Day 8, Zadar - Opatija, Saturday

Disembark after breakfast. Journey north for a visit to Plitvice Lakes National Park. Then continue to Opatija. Dinner is at your hotel. (B, D)

Day 9, Pula & Rovinj Excursion, Sunday

Head to Pula and take an orientation tour of this strategic port since the times of the ancient Romans. Continue on to the beautiful resort of Rovinj. There’s free time to explore the old town and its narrow lanes before we return to Opatija. (B)

Day 10, OpatijaPostojna – Venice, Monday

After breakfast, travel to Slovenia and visit the unique and beautiful Postojna Cave. Continue to Venice. (B)

Day 11, Venice, Tuesday

We begin our exploration of Venice with a boat ride to the Murano Island. Visit a glassblowing factory. Then, on to St. Mark’s Square, for the walking tour, visiting St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace, and enjoying views of the Bell Tower and Bridge of Sighs. Later, gather for a Farewell Dinner with new friends. (B, D)

Day 12, depart Venice, Wednesday

You will be transferred to Venice’s airport for your flight home. (B)

Departure Date: Tour Status: Price Per Person (U.S. Dollars):
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May 12, 2018 Available Guaranteed$2,698CallCall
June 2, 2018 Available Guaranteed$2,865CallCall
June 23, 2018 Available Guaranteed$2,865CallCall
July 21, 2018 Available Guaranteed$2,865CallCall
August 18, 2018 Available Guaranteed$2,865CallCall
September 1, 2018 Available Guaranteed$2,865CallCall

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Payment Policy

Deposit: $ 200.00 per person due at time of booking - final payment due 45 days prior to departure


Cancellation Policy

DEPOSIT & FINAL PAYMENT: A deposit of $200 per person per tour is required at time of booking. This deposit is non-refundable. The deposit forms part of your final payment which is due 45 days prior to departure. If we do not receive final payment by the specified date, we reserve the right to cancel the reservation. In the case of billing errors, we reserve the right to re-invoice with correct pricing. REVISION FEE: Revision fee of $30 per transaction alterations or revisions. A change of tour date or tour itinerary within 45 days of departure will be treated as a cancellation and new booking; regular cancellation fees apply. SPECIAL HANDLING FEES: Bookings made within 30 days of departure will incur special handling fee of $50. CANCELLATIONS AND CANCELLATION FEES: Cancellations must be advised to Custom Holidays in writing. Per person cancellation fees apply as follows: • 46+ days prior to commencement of service: full deposit • 45-31 days prior: 35% of total price • 30-15 days prior: 50% of total price • 4-0 day(s) prior: 100% of total price Cancellation charges apply to extra nights prior to and after the tour. Optional tours cannot be refunded after purchase. If Custom Holidays cancels a tour, we will re-book passengers on the same tour with a different departure date or a similar tour. All re-bookings are subject to availability. If that tour is unacceptable, Custom Holidays will refund all monies paid to Custom Holidays; there is no additional liability. Custom Holidays cannot assume responsibility for any additional costs or fees relating to the issuance and/or cancellation of air tickets or other travel arrangements not made through Custom Holidays.

Included Features:

  • 7-night cruise from Dubrovnik to Zadar on board M/S Karizma in a cabin with private facilities
  • 4 nights in first class hotels, rooms with private facilities
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers
  • Welcome cruise reception
  • Breakfast daily
  • 6 lunches, and 1 dinner aboard the ship
  • 1 captain’s dinner with live music
  • Two dinners as per itinerary
  • Complimentary bottled water, coffee and tea onboard cruise ship
  • Professional Cruise & Tour Manager
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Luggage handling
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • Service charges and hotel taxes
  • Free Wi-Fi on board

 

Sightseeing Tours Included:

 

  • Dubrovnik
  • Mljet National Park
  • Korcula
  • Hvar
  • Split
  • Krka National Park
  • Kornati National Park
  • Zadar
  • Plitvice National Park
  • Pula
  • Postojna
  • Venice
 
Single supplement: $1,789
Supplement cat. A Main Deck: $179 per person
Port tax: $95 net per person
 

HOTELS:

  • Opatija: GH Adriatic I (F)
  • Venice: Carlton on the Grand Canal (F)

PRE/ POST STAY RATES:

Net price per person, per night in hotel

 

Lacroma, Dubrovnik:

Apr 25 – May 18 & Oct 13 – 31:

$74 in DBL; $119 in SGL

 

May 19 – Jun 15 & Sep 29 – Oct 12:

$99 in DBL; $158 in SGL

 

Jun 16 – Jul 8 & Sep 21 – 28:

$112 in DBL; $182 in SGL

 

Jul 9 – Sep 20:

$126 in DBL; $197 in SGL

 

Carlton on the Grand Canal, Venice:

May 1 – Oct 31:

$133 in DBL; $210 in SGL

 

 

Itinerary

Day 1, arrive Dubrovnik, Saturday

You will be transferred from Dubrovnik’s airport or your Dubrovnik hotel to Gruz Harbor, where embarkation begins at noon. Meet your fellow travelers and your Cruise Manager later at an on-board Welcome reception. (WR)

Day 2, Dubrovnik – MljetKorcula, Sunday

Start the day with a walking tour of Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of Adriatic” and a UNESCO World Heritage site. You’ll visit the Rector’s Palace and Franciscan Monastery’s Pharmacy before returning to the boat for lunch. As you dine, set sail for Mljet Island. After, time to enjoy the spectacular scenery, continue cruising to Korcula. (B, L, D)

Day 3, KorculaHvar, Monday

This morning, enjoy a walking tour of Korcula. Board your boat for lunch and a swimming stop as you cruise. Late this afternoon, arrive in Hvar. On a sightseeing tour, see the first public theatre in Europe, the Franciscan Monastery and much more. Your evening is free in Hvar. (B, L)

Day 4, Hvar – Bol – Split, Tuesday

Sail to Bol, home to one of the best beaches in Croatia, the Golden Horn. Over lunch on board, continue sailing to Split. Here, a walking tour shows off the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace. Your evening is free in Split. (B, L)

Day 5, Split – TrogirSibenik, Wednesday

In the morning sail to the UNESCO-listed city of Trogir. Your time here is free to explore on your own. Back on board, enjoy lunch as you cruise to Sibenik, with stop on the way for a swim. Arriving in Sibenik, your evening is at leisure. (B, L)

Day 6, SibenikSali, Thursday

The Sibenik area is home to two National Parks, Krka, with its breathtaking waterfalls, and Kornati, comprised of more than 140 islands. Your day is devoted to these scenic destinations before you sail to Sali. Tonight, enjoy captain’s dinner on board.  (B, L, D)

Day 7, SaliZadar, Friday

As you cruise this morning, stop for a swim (weather permitting). Late this afternoon, arrive in Zadar for a walking tour. Your evening is free in the city. (B, L)

 

Day 8, Zadar - Opatija, Saturday

Disembark after breakfast. Journey north for a visit to Plitvice Lakes National Park. Then continue to Opatija. Dinner is at your hotel. (B, D)

Day 9, Pula & Rovinj Excursion, Sunday

Head to Pula and take an orientation tour of this strategic port since the times of the ancient Romans. Continue on to the beautiful resort of Rovinj. There’s free time to explore the old town and its narrow lanes before we return to Opatija. (B)

Day 10, OpatijaPostojna – Venice, Monday

After breakfast, travel to Slovenia and visit the unique and beautiful Postojna Cave. Continue to Venice. (B)

Day 11, Venice, Tuesday

We begin our exploration of Venice with a boat ride to the Murano Island. Visit a glassblowing factory. Then, on to St. Mark’s Square, for the walking tour, visiting St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace, and enjoying views of the Bell Tower and Bridge of Sighs. Later, gather for a Farewell Dinner with new friends. (B, D)

Day 12, depart Venice, Wednesday

You will be transferred to Venice’s airport for your flight home. (B)

Pricing & Availability

Inclusions

Included Features:

  • 7-night cruise from Dubrovnik to Zadar on board M/S Karizma in a cabin with private facilities
  • 4 nights in first class hotels, rooms with private facilities
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers
  • Welcome cruise reception
  • Breakfast daily
  • 6 lunches, and 1 dinner aboard the ship
  • 1 captain’s dinner with live music
  • Two dinners as per itinerary
  • Complimentary bottled water, coffee and tea onboard cruise ship
  • Professional Cruise & Tour Manager
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Luggage handling
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • Service charges and hotel taxes
  • Free Wi-Fi on board

 

Sightseeing Tours Included:

 

  • Dubrovnik
  • Mljet National Park
  • Korcula
  • Hvar
  • Split
  • Krka National Park
  • Kornati National Park
  • Zadar
  • Plitvice National Park
  • Pula
  • Postojna
  • Venice
 
Single supplement: $1,789
Supplement cat. A Main Deck: $179 per person
Port tax: $95 net per person
 

HOTELS:

  • Opatija: GH Adriatic I (F)
  • Venice: Carlton on the Grand Canal (F)

PRE/ POST STAY RATES:

Net price per person, per night in hotel

 

Lacroma, Dubrovnik:

Apr 25 – May 18 & Oct 13 – 31:

$74 in DBL; $119 in SGL

 

May 19 – Jun 15 & Sep 29 – Oct 12:

$99 in DBL; $158 in SGL

 

Jun 16 – Jul 8 & Sep 21 – 28:

$112 in DBL; $182 in SGL

 

Jul 9 – Sep 20:

$126 in DBL; $197 in SGL

 

Carlton on the Grand Canal, Venice:

May 1 – Oct 31:

$133 in DBL; $210 in SGL

 

 



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