Croatia, Active & Soft Adventure: 9-Nights

Price $5499 9 Days
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Croatia, Active & Soft Adventure: 9-Nights

$5499 per person


*Prices are CAD per person, based on 2 people; land only, private tour
*Price is subject to increase to cover increased costs, tariffs and taxes, and to reflect fluctuations in foreign exchange markets. 


If your Mediterranean fantasies feature balmy days by sapphire waters in the shade of ancient walled towns, Croatia is the place to turn them into reality. Don’t just listen to what they say. Go. Explore. Enjoy.

The Republic of Croatia is at the crossroads of Central Europe, the Balkans, and the Mediterranean. Its capital and largest city is Zagreb. With more than a thousand islands off the Adriatic coast, Croatia is a “Jewel“ in the Mediterranean region.

What’s Included: All transfers with professional English-speaking drivers (with luxury cars); Airport pick up and drop off; Accommodation for 9 nights; 9 breakfasts in hotel restaurant; Entrance fee / tour of National park Plitvice lakes; All local taxes and more!

*MEMBER BENEFIT: $100 Visa Gift Card provided when booking a trip with Via Tours Croatia

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Departure Dates

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  • Destination
  • Arrival City
    Zadar, Croatia
  • Departure City
    Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Activity Level
    Moderate to Active; including canoe safari, bike and walking tours
  • Passenger Limit
    Minimum 2 passengers (group to private options available)
Zadar, Croatia
Arrival in Zadar. Zadar, a Mediterranean heaven situated in the heart of the Adriatic. The town itself is a medieval walled city on the Adriatic Sea in Northern Dalmatia. The Old Town is small, but pretty with roman ruins, a harbor and unique attractions such as the Sea Organ. According to Albert Hitchcock Zadar is the city with the most beautiful sunset in the world and you will have a chance to be a part of it. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Zadar.
Accommodation: Hotel Iadera (5 *) - Deluxe Double Room Sea Side
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Zadar - Plitvice Lakes - Zadar
In the morning departure to National Park Plitvice Lakes. Situated in the Region of Lika, in the part of Croatia that is due to its exceptional natural beauties used to be called Devil`s Garden, Plitvice Lakes are truly a small piece of Heaven on Earth. Many times proclaimed as one of the most beautiful places in the world, 16 lakes and their waterfalls are among most visited and popular sights of Croatia. It is not just about the relaxing sound of water and stunning landscapes, Plitvice also provide you a cultural elevation giving you the chance to learn about life and traditions of the people living in the area. National Park is inhabited by many protected plant and animal species so all the visitors are kindly asked to respect the rules concerning the ecology, flora and fauna. Plitvice Lakes are also Croatian oldest National Park and only Croatian natural sight in the UNESCO`s World Heritage Register. Lakes are divided into theUpper and Lower Lakes. Their characteristic is water saturation with dissolved calcium carbonate that in combination with the force of water dispersion creates travertine. In the evening departure to Royal Vineyards near Zadar for an amazing dinner and wine tasting. Experience the Mediterranean lifestyle; Royal Vineyards will amaze you with its charm. Discover this little piece of Dalamtian heaven located just a 15 minutes ride from Zadar and taste the best wines of Zadar Region. Overnight in Zadar.
Accommodation: Hotel Iadera (5 *) - Deluxe Double Room Sea Side
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Zadar- Zrmanja- Obrovac - Zadar
On this day enjoy in canoe safari. Zrmanja is 69 km long hidden beauty of the North Dalmatia. Its source is at the foot of Plješevica mountain. It flows into the Adriatic sea, in the bay of Novigradsko more. Zrmanja is a karst river with numerous waterfalls and strong rapids on its upper course. After the Jankovića Buk Waterfall begins the lower course of the river. In that area the water is brackish and underwater world abounds with many unusual species. Actually, a variety of sea fishes and cephalopods live in the area. Lower course of the river flows through the picturesque town of Obrovac. The ruins from Roman and Medieval era witness about the town`s rich history. After getting the equipment and instructions from the skipper, you are ready to experience 14.5 km long canoe trail. If you are in great shape, you are going to finish canoeing for about two and half hours. If you are not in shape, it may take you three or four hours to finish the trail. We all know that the chain is strong as its weakest link. Therefore, our goal is that each and every one of you experiences and enjoys the activity of its choice to the best of its ability. Overnight in Zadar.
Accommodation: Hotel Iadera (5 *) - Deluxe Double Room Sea Side
Meals Provided: Breakfast, Dinner
Zadar- Split
After breakfast departure to Split. Arrival in Split. Croatia's second-largest city, Split is a great place to see Dalmatian life as it’s really lived. Always buzzing, this exuberant city has just the right balance of tradition and modernity. Step inside Diocletian’s Palace (a Unesco World Heritage site and one of the world’s most impressive Roman monuments) and you’ll see dozens of bars, restaurants and shops thriving amid the atmospheric old walls where Split life has been humming along for thousands of years. Overnight in Split.
Accommodation: Hotel Park (5*)- Superior Double Room City View
Meals Provided: Breakfast
After leisurely breakfast proceed to Mosor hiking. Hiking on mountain Mosor begins and ends in a little place called Sitno Gornje. The participants climb about 300 meters above sea level to the mountain lodge on Mosor. The lodge is located 868 meters above sea level and it provides a wonderful view of all the Dalmatian islands and the city of Split. Lunch in the lodge is organized by agreement. We can organize several hiking tours through Mosor for the physically fit and more demanding participants. Overnight in Split.
Accommodation: Hotel Park (5*)- Superior Double Room City View
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Split- Stari Grad- Hvar- Split
In the morning embark on the private boat to Hvar island and proceed to amazing food and wine bike tour. We start our tour from town Hvar with a transfer to Stari Grad from where we start cycling. Some 2400 years ago, the Ancient Greeks sailed into the harbour of modern-day Stari Grad from the island of Paros. We will easily ride through its long promenade outlining the deep protected bay, passing by Residence of the Renaissance poet Petar Hektorovic, built 16th century. From Stari Grad we have numerous options where to go, so your day can be anything from 10-50km. Passing through the middle part of the island which is mild, and not as steep as the hills around Hvar town. Depending of the route you take you will pass also through some of small beautiful traditional villages in the interior of the island. Our guides will decide about the route depending of the group and their fitness level. So we want to make shore that you will enjoy the day. On our way back to Stari Grad, we will stop on a small local farm situated at the Stari Grad Plain, also known as Hora or Ager, is such an impressively preserved testament to the Ancient Greek period that it was added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2008. After founding the oldest town in Croatia and naming it Faros, the Greeks turned their attention to a neighbouring fertile field of some 80 hectares, dividing it into equal plots of land measuring 1 x 5 stadiums, or 180m x 900m (approximately 16,000m2). The land was fertile and produced much food for the settlers, who brought vines and olive trees with them from Paros. After the Greeks came the Romans, who built impressive Villae Rusticae on the plain, and farming practices continued. Range of organic food and wines produced by the family, and catering for groups for the most traditional of Dalmatian meals, the Farm is waiting for your visit to show you a different side of Hvar. As well as growing a range of organic produce, Zuvela’s range of Hora wines is a byword for authenticity and quality. Croatia has more than 130 indigenous grape varieties, and some of these are indigenous to Hvar and only grown on the island. The tour ends with a car transfer after lunch, back to Hvar. Overnight in Split.
Accommodation: Hotel Park (5*)- Superior Double Room City View
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Split - Dubrovnik
After breakfast departure to Mali Ston. Locals from area are known for cultivation of oysters and mussels since roman times. Oysters from this region are known as natural aphrodisiac. You will be taken on a boat ride and enjoy the untouched natural beauty of the protected eco system of Mali Ston bay, along with the sun and the sea in which many small islets 'are bathing'. The entire experience also has an educational character since we gladly share our knowledge and experience about the process of cultivating oysters with our guests. Learn how to gather oyster sand open them in the midst of an oyster farm and enjoy tasting it with a glass of local wine. Boat ride takes approximate 60 min after which you will be brought back to in lands and continue your drive to Dubrovnik full of new experiences and knowledge. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Accommodation: Royal Blue (5*)- Deluxe Double Room Sea View Balcony
Meals Provided: Breakfast
On this day enjoy a unique food and drink tour in Dubrovnik. It is perfect if you are looking slightly different sightseeing away from usual walking tours and busy streets. Dubrovnik on plate tour will take you through historical heart of Dubrovnik – Old Town allowing you to sample food and drink in best places. We offer a close insider view into the culinary tradition garnished with entertaining stories behind your snack. Tour starts at 3pm finishing around 6pm. On the way we visit four different gourmet gems, taste local food and drink, stop to see a couple of historical sites and hear funny things from Dubrovnik past. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Accommodation: None (depart home)
Meals Provided: Breakfast
Dubrovnik- End of Tour
After breakfast departure to Dubrovnik airport. This itinerary is subject to change dependent on group abilities and preferences, weather and special events. Our guides and Tour Leaders will do their utmost to ensure the best possible experience without compromising safety. This may mean changing the original itinerary to avoid discomfort or risk which could be caused by exceptional heat or cold, stormy weather, heavy traffic or other reasons beyond our control.
Accommodation: None (depart home)
Meals Provided: Breakfast

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