Balkan Tours

Highlights of Croatia and Slovenia

Explore the highlights of Croatia and Slovenia in this nine day itinerary. Starting in Dubrovnik, the Pearl of Adriatic, to the capital, Zagreb you’ll make your way from south to north, stopping at UNESCO sites like Trogir, Split, Plitvice National Park and more. Spend your days relaxing in Slovenia’s landscapes and charming architecture which are a feast for the eyes. The Ljubljana city is full of culture, from museums to trendy galleries and Bled, the adorable little island, complete with historical church are just a few more reasons why this tour is right for you.

Duration: 9 days

Location: Croatia and Slovenia

Route; Dubrovnik, Split, Trogir, Plitvice Lakes National park, Postojna Cave, Bled, Ljubljana, Zagreb


  • Private transfer with air conditioned high class vehicle throughout the journey
  • Guided tours Dubrovnik, Split, Trogir, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Postojna Cave, Bled, Ljubljana, Zagreb with local guide
  • 2 nights at 4* or 5* Hotel in Dubrovnik, meals according to the itinerary
  • Entrance fee to Dubrovnik walls
  • 1 night at 4* or 5* Hotel in Split, meals according to the itinerary
  • 1 night at 4* or 5* Hotel in Plitvice, meals according to the itinerary
  • Entrance fee to NP Plitvice Lakes National Park 
  • 2 nights at 4* or 5* Hotel in Bled, meals according to the itinerary
  • Entrance fee to Postojna cave 
  • Pletna boat ride on Bled lake, and entrance fee to the church
  • Entrance fees to churches/cathedrals as per itinerary
  • Zagreb and Ljubljana funicular fee
  • 2 nights at 4* or 5* Hotel in Zagreb, meals according to the itinerary
  • Service charges and hotel taxes

We always reserve the right to modify schedules, tours and hotels if necessary.

MEALS: Breakfast daily and 5 dinners
Optional: Traditional Croatian lunch/dinner can be arranged





Extra services and costs which are not in the program as well as any personal expenses.

Please keep in mind that all tours are subjected to weather conditions and could be altered/cancelled in case of an unfavorable weather.

General terms and conditions that apply to this travel arrangement will be sent to you upon your confirmation and at the booking moment. Please study it carefully so that we can clarify any concerns in a timely manner.


Day 1 – Arrival to Dubrovnik

You will be met and accompanied by Travel Croatia representative to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure until the welcome dinner. (D)

Day 2 – in Dubrovnik

On a morning walking tour of Old Dubrovnik visit the Rector’s palace and see the Bell Tower Clock, Orlando’s Column, Sponza palace, the Dominican monastery, and Franciscan monastery with its pharmacy, one of the oldest in the world. The rest of the day is free. (B)

Day 3 – to Split

Travel north along the spectacular Adriatic coast, past old fishing villages and new resorts, to the city of Split. Enjoy a sightseeing tour featuring historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. Then see the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle and the Cathedral. After free time in Split head back to your for dinner. (B, D)

Day 4 – to Trogir and Plitvice Lakes National Park

Head to Trogir, the center of artistic activities. Scholars from around the world gather here to study and paint. Little labyrinth of an island, town of lucky moment and Greek God Kairos, is completely UNESCO protected, which you will understand as soon as you see the town. After sightseeing Trogir turn inland and travel to spectacular Plitvice Lakes National Park. Have your camera ready as you take a walking tour around several of the lower lakes. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder of 16 terraced lakes surrounded by thickly wooded mountains and lush vegetation. End the day with dinner in your hotel. (B, D)

Day 5 – to Opatija, Postojna cave and Bled

Return to the coast and travel along the beautiful bay of Kvarner to its popular resort, Opatija. After some free time, travel north to Postojna, home to one of the largest caves in Europe. Tour this fantastic subterranean world by miniature electric train. Afterward, continue to Bled, beautifully set in the Julian Alps. Dine at the end this day is in your hotel. (B, D)

Day 6 – in Bled

A sightseeing tour of Bled features the charming town, the lakeshore, and a visit to the imposing Bled Castle, perched on a cliff high above the lake, and join an excursion to the small island in the middle of the lake Bled. The end of the day is at leisure. (B)

Day 7 – to Ljubljana and Zagreb

Travel to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, and take a walking tour. See the sights of the old city center, including the picturesque open-air Central Market, Three Bridges, Baroque Town Hall, and Robba Fountain. Then continue the drive to Zagreb, the capital of Croatia. Meet up for dinner at your hotel to end this day. (B, D)

Day 8 – in Zagreb

This morning, enjoy a city tour featuring the historic Upper Town, St. Mark’s Church, St. Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral, the Parliament, and the Government Palace. The rest of the day is free to explore the winding streets of the Old Town, relax in a café or take an optional excursion to see the countryside. (B)

Day 9 – Travel Croatia Homeward Journey

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. (B)



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