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Explore Croatia

Explore Croatia - Intrepid Travel
Explore Croatia - Intrepid Travel
Stu "The cities covered were great and so was the tour length. The size of the group (6 plus the guide) was a really good size. We used local guides a couple of times - the woman (Susie) in Split was fabulous. Peter was a really good tour guide and I wouldn't hesitate to travel with him again on a more intrepid tour. However for Croatia it would have been nice to have a Croatian tour guide who knew..."
Excellent
6 reviews
Starts
Dubrovnik
+2 Destinations
Croatian Islands
Ends
Split
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Highlights

  • Relax on the quiet island of Lopud
  • Walk the streets of "King's Landing"
  • Swim the clear waters of Korcula Island
  • Enjoy traditional Dalmatian meat loaf
Age range
15 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hostel, Hotel, Apartment
Max Group Size
12
Transportation
Coach / Bus, Local Transport, Private Vehicle, Ferry
Travel style
In-depth Cultural
Start in Dubrovnik and end in Split! With the in-depth cultural tour Explore Croatia, you have a 8 day tour package taking you from Dubrovnik to Split and through Dubrovnik, Croatia and 3 other destinations in Croatia. Explore Croatia is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel and hostel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport.

6 Reviews

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  • JB
    Written on May 23, 2018
    3.0 - Average

    The trip was set up to make us pay for all kinds of "extras," like meals and transport. Especially annoying was that I paid for a single supplement, but at our last hotel, I was told I had to share a room, and had to make separate arrangements for a... Read more

    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Joseph, thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We're sorry to hear that you were annoyed at having to pay extra for the final two nights of the trip. This is common of all of our Explore Croatia departures as the final property is very busy and often sold out of single rooms, and it is clearly stated on our website that the single supplement does not include these final two nights. Nevertheless, we are very sorry for any disappointment or stress this caused you. Please feel free to email customerrelations@intrepidtravel.com if you would like to discuss further or share any additional feedback. Kind regards, Intrepid
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  • Explore Croatia reviewer 2
    Written on May 12, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Excellent tour that allowed us to begin to experience and appreciate the culture and natural beauty of Croatia. Our tour leader was fantastic and our small group of 7 got along very well.

    Intrepid Travel commented on this review
    Hi Kathleen, thanks for sharing your experience with us, we are delighted to hear you had a great time in Croatia! Such a beautiful country, and we're so happy that you had fun with your leader and your small group! Hope to see you on another trip with us again soon! Kind regards, Intrepid
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  • Explore Croatia reviewer 3
    Written on July 6, 2016
    3.0 - Average

    The tour was ok but the ages of most of the people on my tour were much older than me (Im in my 30s and the people were in their 60s mostly). This was disappointing as they had said there would most likely be lots of younger people on it. Also, they would... Read more

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  • MM
    Written on April 21, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    I can't say enough great things about this trip. My group was great, you can't beat ferry transport and the itinerary was fantastic. We had a private dinner at a local's house where the food just kept coming. In Hvar we rented a private boat as a group and... Read more

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  • MM
    Written on November 24, 2015
    5.0 - Excellent

    This was my first trip with Intrepid Travel and everything was seamless. Our guide was Croatian and really went above and beyond to make sure we enjoyed ourselves. The group dynamic was really fun and I got a chance to do everything that was on my list -... Read more

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  • Explore Croatia reviewer 6
    Written on June 24, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    The cities covered were great and so was the tour length. The size of the group (6 plus the guide) was a really good size. We used local guides a couple of times - the woman (Susie) in Split was fabulous. Peter was a really good tour guide and I wouldn't... Read more

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Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Dubrovnik
  2. Day 2: Dubrovnik
  3. Day 3: Korcula Island
  4. Day 4: Korcula Island
  5. Day 5: Hvar Island
  6. Day 6: Hvar Island
  7. Day 7: Split
  8. Day 8: Split

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Good by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers

Not included

  • Flights

  • Insurance

Videos

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  • Main Page Video
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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

    • Where and when does the tour end?

      The tour ends in Split on Day 8 of the trip. There are no activities planned for the final day, so after check out you are free to depart, or spend the day ticking off some of the suggested optional excursions!

    • Where and when does the tour start?

      Day 1 of the tour starts in Dubrovnik. You can catch a pre-booked transfer, taxi or airport bus and connecting city bus to the tour meeting point, which will be at the following address:

      Hostel Sol
      Obala Ivana Pavla II 13
      Dubrovnik
      CROATIA
      Phone: +385 20 610 300

      There are no activities planned for this day so you are free to explore the city and settle into the hotel. At 6pm there will be an important welcome meeting where you can get to know your guide and fellow travellers.

    • Do you arrange airport transfers?

      We can pre-book your departure and arrival transfers, however this is not included in the tour price and will be an extra charge. Please contact our customer service team for more information once you have a confirmed booking. Alternately you can catch the airport bus to the final stop at Pile Gate, then catch the city bus 1a, 1b or 1c directly to Hostel Sol. There are also taxis available just outside of the airport.

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    About the countries

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    Visa

    Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.

    Vaccinations

    These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
    Hepatitis B
    Recommended for Croatia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
    Tick-borne encephalitis
    Recommended for Croatia. Ideally 6 months before travel.

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    Location
    Dubrovnik is the starting point and Split is the endpoint.
    Hold my space
    TourRadar can request Intrepid Travel to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
    Deposit
    TourRadar only requires a deposit of $400 to confirm this Intrepid Travel booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 14 February 2019 the full payment of $1,555 is necessary.
    Cancellation policy
    No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $1555 for Explore Croatia, but the deposit of $400 is non-refundable.
    Credit Cards
    The following cards are accepted for Intrepid Travel tours: Visa - Master Card - American Express

    Destinations

    Covering a total distance of approx 178 km.
    • Dubrovnik (Croatia)
    • 86 km
    • Korcula Island (Croatia)
    • 52 km
    • Hvar Island (Croatia)
    • 40 km
    • Split (Croatia)

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