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Adventures Afloat: Extension: Croatia’s Capital and Beautiful Lakes

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Program #21037RJ
4 Days | 3 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

Itinerary for May 21 — May 24, 2015

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Type: Hotel

Ship Information: Not a ship

Contact info:
HR 53231 Plitvice lakes
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
phone: +385(0)53751400
Facility amenities: The hotel offers 229 units, including 7 suites, 10 semi-suites and 2 handicapped accessible rooms. The hotel lobby bar, as well as the hotel restaurant with its rich and recognizable culinary offer. Our youngest guests will find entertainment in the children's playroom. All hotel rooms are equipped with satellite TV, telephone and Internet connection and washrooms with either a bath or shower. Majority of rooms are equipped with a mini-bar. Additional features available include the whirlpool - massage pool for a maximum of 15 persons and two Finnish and Turkish steam baths, as well as a hairdresser's salon. The use of the massage pool is included in the room price, while the use of saunas is extra.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day One: Thursday, May 21 - Coach from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park....
Coach from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park. Visit Zadar en route.

Breakfast: At the hotel in Split

Morning: Transfer to Plitvice Lakes National Park. Field Trip: Zadar is an ancient city full of historical and cultural monuments. It is three thousand years old, a city of old, tumultuous and dynamic history, often destructed, looted, devastated, every time emerging from the ruins stronger, richer and more beautiful. Zadar appeared for the first time in history in the 4th century B.C. as a settlement of the Illyrian tribe of Liburnians.

Lunch: Enjoy lunch on your own in Zadar.

Afternoon: Arrive to your hotel in Plitvice Lakes National Park and check in.

Dinner: At the hotel in Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Evening: At leisure.

Lodging: Hotel Jezero

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Ship Information: Not a ship

Contact info:
Gajeva 1 10000,
Zagreb, Croatia
phone: +0038514863555
Facility amenities: The standard offer of each room includes: •FREE high speed and wireless Internet connection •air-conditioning system, •safe, •mini bar, •satellite TV with LCD display, •telephone, •room service (from 7AM to 10PM), •a bathroom with a bathtub in rooms with two beds, double beds and suites and a shower in single rooms, •hair dryer, •standard cosmetic set, •the room price includes our rich buffet breakfast (from 6:30 AM to 10AM). •hotel guest may use the fitness center and the business center (24 hours a day) free of charge •the laundry and dry-cleaning services are offered to the guest with extra charge •iron and iron board on request free of charge •hotel parking with the previous reservation and extra charge

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Two: Friday, May 22 - Plitvice / Karlovac / Zagreb
Breakfast: At the hotel.

Morning: Field Trip: Plitvice Lakes - Croatia's first National park established in 1949 - covers 296.85 km2 of breathtaking natural splendor. It is the largest among the eight national parks of the country. The park harbours a grand collection of waterfalls, gallery of lakes, forest and diversity of animal life. The lakes are renowned for their distinctive colors, ranging from azure to green, grey or blue. The colors change constantly depending on the quantity of minerals or organisms in the water and the angle of sunlight. The sixteen lakes which are formed by natural dams of travertine are separated into upper and lower lakes.

Lunch: Explore the flavors of Karlovac on your own.

Afternoon: Field trip: Discover Karlovac Karlovac was built in the 16th century as an unique city core formed as a six-pointed star with a purpose of defense from the Turkish conquerors. Besides Karlovac, only two other towns in Europe have similar plans (Palmanova in Italy and Novy Zamk in Slovakia). Then continue your journey to Zagreb. Check into the hotel in Zagreb before dinner.

Dinner: At the hotel.

Lodging: Hotel Dubrovnik Zagreb

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Ship Information: Not a ship

Contact info:
Gajeva 1 10000,
Zagreb, Croatia
phone: +0038514863555
Facility amenities: The standard offer of each room includes: •FREE high speed and wireless Internet connection •air-conditioning system, •safe, •mini bar, •satellite TV with LCD display, •telephone, •room service (from 7AM to 10PM), •a bathroom with a bathtub in rooms with two beds, double beds and suites and a shower in single rooms, •hair dryer, •standard cosmetic set, •the room price includes our rich buffet breakfast (from 6:30 AM to 10AM). •hotel guest may use the fitness center and the business center (24 hours a day) free of charge •the laundry and dry-cleaning services are offered to the guest with extra charge •iron and iron board on request free of charge •hotel parking with the previous reservation and extra charge

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Three: Saturday, May 23 - Zagreb in depth
Breakfast: At the hotel

Morning: Filed Trip: Discover Zagreb Today's Zagreb has grown out of two medieval settlements that for centuries developed on neighbouring hills. The first written mention of the city dates from 1094, when a diocese was founded on Kaptol, while in 1242, neighbouring Gradec was proclaimed a free and royal city. Both the settlements were surrounded by high walls and towers, remains of which are still preserved.

Lunch: On your own.

Afternoon: Enjoy free time this afternoon to explore Croatia's captial, Zagreb.

Dinner: At the hotel.

Lodging: Hotel Dubrovnik Zagreb

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day Four: Sunday, May 24 - Departures from Zagreb
Breakfast: At the hotel.

Morning: Depart for the airport for flights to the U.S.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Important information about your itinerary:
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7 meals: 4 breakfasts, 0 lunches, 3 dinners
5 Field trips

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