SpecialNew 2019Deluxe Package

Central Europe & Experience Dalmatia Luxury Cruise 2019

Prague - Vienna - Budapest - Zagreb - Plitvice Lakes NP - Zadar - Sali - Kornati NP - Krka NP - Šibenik - Trogir - Split - Bol - Hvar - Korčula - Mljet NP - Dubrovnik

Explore the cultural experiences of Eastern Europe, with the rich natural heritage & diversity of Croatia's mainland and charming coast. Visit National Parks & tranquil coves for swimming & local Mediterranean cuisine on your tour & cruise onboard deluxe MS Karizma (2016).

Cruise check in ZADAR on SATURDAYS from 1200HRS - first night in Zadar Port
Cruise check out DUBROVNIK on SATURDAYS by 0900HRS


Code: K3

MS Karizma

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Central Europe & Coastal Dalmatia Luxury Cruise - MS Prestige, Freedom, Adriatic Queen - Prague to Dubrovnik 2019

Prague - Vienna - Budapest - Zagreb - Plitvice Lakes NP - Split - Bol - Stari Grad - Hvar - Vis - Vela Luka - Korčula - Mljet NP - Dubrovnik

15 DAYS / 14 NIGHTS

From $5,485 per person

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Day by day Itinerary

Day 1
Prague

You will be met and transferred to your hotel. There’s time to relax before meeting your fellow travellers and Tour Director for a Welcome Dinner. (D)

Day 2
Prague

Built on seven hills and both banks of the Vltava River, Prague is one of the most alluring cities in Europe. Your city tour starts with panoramic drive to see famous Wenceslas Square, Strahov Stadium and Castle Square. On a walking tour, visit the Royal Castle of Hradcany with the Cathedral of St Vitus, the Old Royal Palace, St George's Basilica and the Golden Lane with the Daliborka Tower. Cross the Charles Bridge and walk through the old quarter of Prague, viewing the Jewish Ghetto, the Town Hall and the world-famous Astronomical Clock. The rest of the day is free. Perhaps attend an optional cultural performance, shop, or just relax. (B)

Day 3
Prague - Vienna

Head to Vienna, the "City of Waltz." Your time is free to begin exploring Austria’s lovely capital or perhaps savour a Viennese pastry or two. (B)

Day 4
Vienna

On a morning sightseeing tour, visit Hofburg Palace, once the centre of the Habsburg monarchy, see Belvedere Palace, Prater Amusement Park, the UN Buildings, St Stephen's Cathedral and other remnants of the city’s imperial history. The afternoon is at leisure. Tonight, gather for a dinner in a local restaurant. (B, D)

Day 5
Vienna - Budapest

Today, journey to Budapest. The afternoon is free to explore the “Paris of the East”, shop along the Vaci Utca, nibble a delicious slice of Dobosz cake, sip an excellent Hungarian wine, or perhaps join one of the optional excursions available. (B)

Day 6
Budapest

In 1873, the twin cities of Buda and Pest joined with ancient Obuda to form a new, unified city, Budapest. Charming and beautiful, the city was declared a World Heritage site in 1987. Your morning sightseeing tour includes views of all the main attractions, Parliament, Royal Palace and the Castle Hill area, Fisherman's Bastion, Matthias Church, Heroes' Square, and Gellert Hill with its Citadel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this exciting city on your own. Tonight, enjoy dinner with entertainment in a typical Csarda restaurant. (B, D)

Day 7
Budapest - Zagreb

Journey along the banks of the Lake Balaton and cross the border to continue to Zagreb. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Croatian capital will take you through the historic Upper Town. See St Mark’s Church, the Cathedral, Parliament, and the Government Palace. Diner in your hotel. (B, D)

Day 8
Zagreb - Plitvice Lakes - Zadar

Head south for a visit to magnificent Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder with its 16 terraced lakes surrounded by forested mountains and lush vegetation. A walking tour takes you around several of the lower lakes. On to Zadar port to embark on your small ship cruise. Later, gather with your fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception followed by dinner. (B, D)

Day 9
Zadar - Sali

Historical centre of Zadar is a compact pedestrian zone, perfect to explore on foot. Set out on a walking tour and admire the old walls built in 16th century by Venetians as a defense from the Turks. You will also see the Port Gate where the Venetian Lion still guards the entrance, the Square of the Five Wells, Church of St Donatus, the Roman Forum from the 1st century BC and the largest cathedral in Dalmatia, St Anastasia. Return to the ship for lunch while we cruise to Sali. Evening is free to explore the town and dine in one of the restaurants on your own. (B, L)

Day 10
Sali - Kornati - Krka - Šibenik

Take in the scenic wonderland of two National Parks today. Start in Kornati, home to more than 140 islands, with numerous coves and crystal clear waters. We will make a swim stop if weather permits and lunch will be served onboard while we cruise to Krka National Park and its magnificent waterfalls. Later, transfer to Šibenik by coach, where your ship will be anchored. Your evening is at leisure in town. (B, L)

Day 11
Šibenik - Trogir - Split

Morning swim break, followed by lunch and cruise to the UNESCO listed town of Trogir, arriving in the afternoon. Free time to explore before heading to Split, where guide will take us on a walking tour of the historic inner city with visit to Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. See the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle and the Cathedral. (B, L)

Day 12
Split - Bol - Hvar

Stop in Bol on Brač Island, said to have the best beach in Croatia, Zlatni Rat. This vast, golden, pebble beach is unique, as it changes shape and position depending on the winds. Go for a swim in the clear blue waters before cruising to the Island of Hvar. Enjoy a sightseeing tour including the first public theatre in Europe, older than Shakespeare’s Theatre in the United Kingdom, the Franciscan Monastery and many more historic sights. The evening is free to explore Hvar and to dine on your own at one of the excellent restaurants. (B, L)

Note: Due to the limited capacity of Hvar Port during peak season in July and August, port of call can be substituted for Stari Grad or Jelsa. In that case transfer by bus will be organised to and from Hvar Town.

Day 13
Hvar - Korčula - Mljet

Cruise to Korčula after breakfast, with an early afternoon arrival. Korčula is thought to be the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Take a walking tour through its narrow, cobbled streets and visit the majestic Gothic Baroque Cathedral of St Mark. Continue cruising to the Island of Mljet, where you will enjoy the afternoon tour of Mljet National Park, as you walk around the Big and Small Lake. This lovely island was supposedly a favourite holiday spot for the Greek hero Ulysses. Tonight, enjoy Captain’s Dinner with live entertainment onboard. (B, L, D)

Day 14
Mljet - Dubrovnik

In the morning, cruise to Dubrovnik, often called "The Pearl of the Adriatic", a UNESCO World Heritage Site. While in Dubrovnik, take a walking tour of the Old Town and visit the Rector’s Palace and Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy. Remainder of the day is free. Perhaps discover this lovely town on your own or enjoy last minute souvenir shopping. (B, L)

Day 15
Dubrovnik

Breakfast and disembarkation by 0900HRS. You will be transferred to Dubrovnik Airport. (B)

Inclusions

Coach Tour 
Prague - Zadar  Includes

  • Airport transfer Day 1
  • 7 Nights in 4* - 5* hotels
  • 7 Breakfasts, 4 Dinners (B, D)
  • A/C motor coach
  • Tour Director
  • Service charges & hotel taxes
  • Whisper headsets
  • Porterage

Deluxe Cruise 
Zadar - Dubrovnik Includes

  • Airport transfer Day 15
  • 7 Nights in A/C cabin with ensuite
  • Welcome Reception & Dinner (D)
  • 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches (B, L)
  • 1 Captain’s Dinner with live entertainment (D)
  • Bottled water, tea & coffee
  • Cruise Director
  • Free WiFi (restrictions may apply)
  • Service charges & port taxes
  • Whisper headsets
  • Porterage

Sightseeing

  • Prague
  • Vienna
  • Budapest
  • Zagreb
  • Plitvice Lakes
  • Zadar
  • Kornati Islands
  • Krka Waterfalls
  • Split
  • Hvar
  • Korčula
  • Mljet
  • Dubrovnik

Entrance

  • Prague - St Vitus Cathedral, Old Royal Palace, St George's Basilica, Golden Lane, Daliborka Tower
  • Vienna - Hofburg Palace, St Stephen's Cathedral
  • Budapest - Matthias Church, Fisherman's Bastion
  • Zagreb - Cathedral
  • Plitvice Lakes - National Park
  • Zadar - St Donatus Church, St Anastasia Cathedral
  • Kornati Islands - National Park
  • Krka Waterfalls - National Park
  • Split - Diocletian Palace
  • Korčula - St Mark’s Cathedral
  • Mljet - National Park
  • Dubrovnik - Rector’s Palace, Franciscan Monastery’s Pharmacy

Pricing and Accommodation

Start DateEnd Date
Main DeckTwinSingle Lower DeckTwinSingle
Sat 01 Jun 19Sat 15 Jun 19
$6,260$9,895$5,970$9,600
Sat 29 Jun 19Sat 13 Jul 19
$6,520$10,155$6,230$9,865
Sat 03 Aug 19Sat 17 Aug 19
$6,520$10,155$6,230$9,865
Sat 31 Aug 19Sat 14 Sep 19
$6,665$10,300$6,375$10,010
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Important Notes

Main Deck Cabins are on the Main Deck
Lower Deck Cabins are in the hull of the ship, below the Main Deck

Captain reserves the right to change the route in case of bad weather conditions, crowding or other circumstances out of his control. Departures are guaranteed for minimum 10 participants. Cruise Operator reserves the right to cancel or change the ship name if necessary. Guests are obliged to follow ship rules (found in written form onboard). Guests are not permitted to bring beverages onboard the vessel that have been purchased onshore. All drinks must be purchased onboard. In the event of inappropriate behaviour the Cruise Operator and Captain reserves the right to disembark guests. Most arrival times in port are in the late afternoon.

Port taxes, entrance fees, sightseeing and excursions (if not included in the package) must be paid in local currency upon arrival. EUR currency quoted is converted on the spot to the equivalent in Croatian Kuna.

Disclaimer
Due to specific mooring conditions and requirements in some Croatian Ports, ships are moored side by side. This makes it necessary to cross from one ship to the other where there are gaps in between each ship. Special care must be taken at all times when crossing between the vessels and guests do this at their own risk. Crew assistance will be given to those needing and requesting it. Cruises are not recommended for those in wheelchairs or with limited mobility.

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