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Day 1: Prague
  • Arrive Prague
  • Meet & greet at the airport & transfer to hotel
  • Check-in
  • Freshen up & rest day free for leisure on own
  • Overnight
Day 2: Prague
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Later meet & local tour guide in the lobby & proceed for 4 hours City Tour of Prague

Jewish Quarter ,Charles Bridge,Lesser Town,National Museum,Old Town Hall Tower & Astronomical Clock ,Prague Castle,Old Town Square,Old Town City Hall & Powder Gate.

  • Evening walk on Petřín.
  • Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Prague
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Car at disposal to go around the surrounding area or enjoy the hotel beauty and facilities.
  • Overnight at the hotel
Day 4: Prague - Budapest
  • After breakfast at the hotel, check out and proceed to Budapest via Bratislava.

Slovakia's capital, Bratislava, fuels the country's IT, finance, tourism and service industries. Museums, preserved churches, reconstructed mansions and palaces attract global visitors that generate profit for the tourism sector. The city of Bratislava is also a popular destination for weekend travellers from other nearby countries, serving a variety of fun, indoor & outdoor activities and stag party packages. Investors see very high potential in the city. Heaps of construction developments and modern architectural plans glamorize the city's skyline. Mountains, hills, rivers and lowlands comprise the setting of Bratislava. Slovaks enjoy the fullness of nature together with the state-of-the-art malls, theatres, terminals and entertainment facilities.

  • Arrive Budapest after a drive of approx 5 hours (526 kms)
  • Check in at Hotel
  • Overnight
Day 5: Budapest
  • Breakfast at the hotel & proceed for city tour of twin city Buda & pest with our driver

VISIT BUDA SIDE

  • Gellért Hill – Citadella – (former) Liberation Monument (view point)
  • Gellért Spa (exterior)
  • Castle district (old historical area of Budapest)
  • Matthias Church (interior)
  • Fishermen's Bastion (lookout terrace - view)
  • Royal Palace (exterior) (includes the area of the RP, inside the Royal Palace there are museums and galleries)

VISIT PEST SIDE

  • St. Stephen Basilica (interior)
  • Parliament
  • Andrássy Avenue + Opera House (exterior)
  • Jewish quarter: Great Synagogue (interior) (2nd largest Synagogue of the world)
  • Jewish cemetery + Holocaust Memorial Park + Weeping Willow Tree + Heroes' Square (Historical statues + tomb of the unknown soldier) + City Park + Széchenyi Spa + Vajdahunyad Castle
  • Overnight at the Hotel.
Day 6: Budapest - Bled
  • Breakfast at the hotel & check-out & proceed to Lake Bled via Maribor

Maribor is, as the capital of Štajerska, the second largest city in the country. At the same time Maribor is pleasantly small and set in the wonderful natural surroundings of Pohorje on the one side and wine growing hills on the other, with the river Drava wending its way through it. With its diversity and quality offers, surrender to the best that can be offered in one of Slovenia's key tourist destinations!

  • Arrive lake bled after a drive of approx 05 hrs (516 kms).
  • Arrive and check in Hotel 
  • Overnight.
Day 7: Lake Bled
  • Breakfast at the hotel & later move around lake Bled

About lake Bled: This town is one of the most prestigious Slovenian resorts with its glacier-formed Alpine lake, the famous island of the Slavic goddess of life, Živa, and the oldest castle in Slovenia. In the 19th century, the Swiss doctor Arnold Rikli discovered the beneficial natural resources here and established a spa centre, making Bled one of the most popular touristic places in Austria-Hungary. You will traverse the lake in a traditional boat called pletna towards the Bled Island, which was visited by pilgrims as early as the ancient times. From the Bled castle, you will admire the fairy-tale lake and the high limestone peaks of the Julian Alps.  

Visit Bled Castle

Bled Castle (Slovene: Blejski grad, German: Burg Veldes) is a medieval castle built on a precipice above the city of Bled in Slovenia, overlooking Lake Bled. According to written sources, it is the oldest Slovenian castle and is currently one of the most visited tourist attractions in Slovenia.

Visit Lake Bled

Lake Bled (Slovene: Blejsko jezero) is a glacial lake in the Julian Alps in northwestern Slovenia, where it adjoins the town of Bled. The area is a popular tourist destination

Visit River Sava

The Sava is a river in Southeast Europe, a right side tributary of the Danube river discharging in Belgrade. It is 990 kilometres (615 miles) long, including 45-kilometre (28 mi) Sava Dolinka headwater rising in Zelenci Pools near Podkoren, Slovenia - draining the second largest catchment among Danube tributaries after Tisza and covering 97,713 square kilometres (37,727 square miles) of surface area. It flows through Slovenia, Croatia, along the northern border of Bosnia-Herzegovina, and through Serbia

Visit Radovljic

Radovljica (German: Radmannsdorf) is a town and a municipality in the Upper Carniola region of northern Slovenia.[2] The municipality has around 18,000 inhabitants and an area of 118 km². It is located at the southern slope of the Karavanke mountain range at the confluence of the Sava Dolinka and the Sava Bohinjka, both headwaters of the Sava river.

Visit Bohinj Lake

Lake Bohinj (Slovene: Bohinjsko jezero, German: Wocheiner See), covering 318 hectares (790 acres), is the largest permanent lake in Slovenia.[2][notes 1] It is located within the Bohinj Valley of the Julian Alps, in the northwestern Upper Carniola region, and part of Triglav National Park.

  • Overnight at the hotel.
Day 8: Lake Bled
  • Breakfast at the hotel & proceed for Excursions

Julian Alps (84kms 1hr 30min) - the kingdom of chamois

Taking in the Julian Alps and the vast underground caves of Postojna, we meander through flower-filled meadows and along the blue-green shores of Lake Bled. We discover cheese-making, bee-keeping and traditional lace, enjoy spectacular waterfalls and gorges, explore ancient castles and breathe Sloveniaâs pristine air.

Take a gondola trip to the center of Lake Bled (85kms 1hrs 30min)

It has an island with a white church, called Church of Assumption. There you will be able to see surface of Bled Lake where it's rises the only real island in Slovenia. In this church are fragments of frescoes with the scenes from Mary's life are preserved. You will be able to see main Baroque altar which is carved in 1747.

Vintgar Gorge (5.5kms 25min)

It is north of Lake Bled. That gorge are arranged for visits, especially for visitors to Bled. There are path that will leads you over bridges and Šumer’s galleries or Šum waterfall. From the Šum waterfall you can take the opportunity of walking up a picturesque footpath through Hom to St. Catherine-a historical church

  • Overnight at the Hotel
Day 9: Lake Bled - Ljubljana
  • Breakfast at the hotel & check out
  • Arrive after a drive of approx 1 Hr (47 kms)
  • Check in & later enjoy local sightseeing

Franciscan Church of the Annunciation

The Franciscan Church of the Annunciation (Slovene: Frančiškanska cerkev Marijinega oznanjenja or commonly Frančiškanska cerkev) is a Franciscan church located on Prešeren Square in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. It is the parish church of Ljubljana - Annunciation Parish.

Dragon Bridge

The Dragon Bridge is a road bridge located in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. It crosses the Ljubljanica River. etween Kopitar Street (Kopitarjeva ulica) and Ressel Street (Resljeva cesta), To the north of the Ljubljana Central Market at Vodnik Square

Preseren Square

Prešeren Square (Slovene: Prešernov trg) is the central square in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. It is a major meeting point in Ljubljana, where concerts, sport events, political events and other types of events take place.

University of Ljubljana:

The University of Ljubljana (Slovene: Univerza v Ljubljani, acronym: UL, Latin: Universitas Labacensis) is the oldest and largest university in Slovenia. With over 63,000 enrolled undergraduate and graduate students, it is among the largest universities in Europe.

  • Overnight
Day 10: Ljubljana
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Proceed for excursions

The Cathedral of St. Nicholas (4kms 20min)        

The Cathedral of St. Nicholas is the main church of Ljubljana and also the biggest. Due to its height, two green bell towers and a dome it is very visible – indeed it is difficult to miss. It stands on the spot of an old Romanesque basilica from the 13th century, also dedicated to St. Nicholas, the patron Saint of fishermen.

Zale - Ljubljana Cemetery (4kms 20min)

Concieved at the start of the 20th century, Zale Cemetery got its distinctive features when Joze Plecnik redesigned it in 1940. A monumental arched entrance with massive columns represents a doorstep from the world of the living to the world of the dead. In between the cemetery itself and the doors of Had, five chapels symbolize Zale as the home to all religions, thus making them all equal. An architectural masterpiece where many soldiers of WWI and numerous writers, poets, politicians, painters and architects are buried, including Plecnik himself, is a must see.

Roman Ljubljana – Emona (4.5kms 20min)

Ljubljana was established around the year zero as a Roman military base. Called Collonia Iulia Emona, the town had around 6000 citizens and was surrounded by massive walls. A gate from the Roman empire to the Balkans and to Eastern Europe, Emona was a town of merchants and craftsmen, part of the amber road and the site of numerous battles.

  • Overnight at the hotel
Day 11: Ljubljana
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Day free for leisure on own
  • Overnight at the hotel.
Day 12: Ljubljana - Zagreb
  • Breakfast at the hotel & proceed to Zagreb

On the way you will stop in a small medieval town called Skofja Loka which is not yet invaded by tourists. Strolling through its immaculately preserved streets and alleys, you can believe you are experiencing the life of your ancestors. Old town core is consisted from Upper - Town square called Plac and Lower square called Lontrg both dominated by the Castle of Škofja Loka. Later you will continue towards the Croatian border where near  Novo mesto where you will have a photo stop of Otočec castle

  • Arrive and check in 
  • Later visit the famous suggested places in Zagreb

Zagreb is a city of parks, palaces, museums and faculties. It is situated in the south-west of the Pannonia Plain and stretches between the Sava River and Medvednica Mountain. It is the most important connection between central Europe and Asia Minor and the shortest connection between the Pannonia Plain and the Adriatic Sea. You will see the most important sights, such as the cathedral, the picturesque and lively market Dolac, the church of Saint Mark (the symbol of Zagreb), the sightseeing point under the Lotrscak tower with a magnificent view of Zagreb, a stone port where you can light a candle, and the square of Ban Jelancic, not only a crossroad of the lower and upper part of the city but also the city’s heart where the young and the old inhabitants of Zagreb gather.

Sightseeing:

Maksimir Park

Maksimir Park is Zagreb's oldest public park. It forms part of the city's cultural heritage and is a habitat for many different plant and animal species.

Botanical garden

The Zagreb Botanical Garden is a botanical garden located in downtown Zagreb, Croatia. Founded in 1889 by Antun Heinz, Professor of the University of Zagreb, it is part of the Faculty of Science. Covering an area of 5 hectares, the garden is situated at an altitude of 120 metres (390 ft) above sea level. It is home to over 10,000 plant species from around the world, including 1,800 exotics. It has large ponds for aquatic plants. Some of Slava Raškaj's most notable works were painted by the garden ponds.

Medvednica (pronounced [mɛ̌dʋɛdnit͡sa]) is a mountain in central Croatia, just north of Zagreb and marking the southern border of the historic region of Zagorje. The highest peak, at 1,035 m, is Sljeme. Most of the area of Medvednica is a nature park (park prirode), a type of preservation lesser than a national park. The area of the park is 228.26 square kilometers and about 63% is covered with forest.

Day 13: Zagreb
  • Breakfast at the Hotel

Plitvice Lakes Tour (7kms 20min)

Experience a unique blend of continental and maritime Croatia on sixteen remarkable cascade lakes. Timeless beauty of waterfalls thrills in every season in a different way. The perfect picture nature has been creating for several millenniums, leaving everyone breathless. Experience the birth of a vivid rainbow while getting refreshed with the scattered drops of 78 meters high waterfall.

Archaeological Museum (5kms 15min)

The valuable museum holdings of circa 460,000 items are systematically arranged in appropriate collections. The prehistoric collection is a depiction of the development of many cultures, from the Paleolithic to the Early Iron Age. In the Antique collection there are monuments of Greek origin, and Roman monuments of domestic and foreign origin. The medieval collection follows a chronological system from the period of the Great Migrations to the later Middle Ages. The Egyptian collection is the only one of its kind in the south east part of Europe.

Croatian State Archives (4.4kms 15min)

Built in 1913, the The Croatian State Archives building is one of the most beautiful seccesionist buildings in Croatia. This most important palace of the Croatian secessionist period is a successful combination of early Viennese secessionism and modern European architecture marked from the beginning of the 20th century. It is a solitary building situated within a park and it blends well into the urban plan of Down Town Zagreb; that is the so-called ‘green horseshoe’ which is based around several other city parks. This place, filled with rich works of art (paintings, reliefs, chandeliers and desk lamps, as well as decorative objects and furniture), is ideal for holding business meetings as well as top-class events where the beauty of the place itself will be an additional tool for success.

  • Overnight at Hotel
Day 14: Zagreb – Split
  • After breakfast proceed to Split. Via Zadar.

The Old Town lies on a peninsula contained within the roads running along two quays. Beyond medieval Zadar lies the economic heart of the city as postwar housing, industrial parks and commercial zones sprawl outward to the suburbs. Visiting Zadar is like peeling back layers of time until you end up in the 9th century BC in ancient Illyria. The Old Town is paved with gleaming white stone and the straight streets were first laid out by the Romans. A high wall remains on the harbour side, built by the Venetians in the 16th century, and an entrance gate still sports the Venetian lion.

  • Arrive after a drive of approx 4 hrs 40 minutes. (408 kms).
  • Arrive and check in. Later proceed for sightseeing

Cathedral of St Domnius

The Cathedral of Saint Domnius (Croatian: Katedrala Svetog Duje), known locally as the Saint Dujam (Sveti Dujam) or colloquially Saint Duje (Sveti Duje), is the Catholic cathedral in Split, Croatia. The cathedral is the seat of the Archdiocese of Split-Makarska, headed by Archbishop

Marin Barišić

The Cathedral of St. Duje is a complex of a church, formed from an Imperial Roman mausoleum, with a bell tower; strictly the church is dedicated to the Virgin Mary, and the bell tower to Saint Duje. Together they form the Cathedral of St. Duje.

Maritime Museum

Croatian Maritime Museum is a great place! Filled with very interesting exhibits telling the story of our turbulent past and Dalmatia through the centuries.So, all you in love with the sea and the life on the sea, this is the place for you!

Museum of Croatian Archaeological Monuments

The Museum of Croatian Archaeological Monuments (Croatian: Muzej hrvatskih arheoloških spomenika ) located at Meštrovićevo šetalište 18, Split, Croatia, is the only museum in the country dedicated to researching and presenting cultural artifacts of the Croats in the Middle Ages, between the 7th and 15th centuries, particularly the time of the early medieval Croatian state from 9th to 12th century.

Green Market

Any traveller worth their salt wants to get real and rub elbows with some of the locals and Split's Pazar is the place to go to satisfy that desire. Jump in and join in the hubbub going on, all dedicated to good ol' small scale market capitalism. The buying and selling frenzy involves a variety of wares such as fruits and veggies, clothing and other odds and ends.

  • Overnight at Hotel San Antonio
Day 15: Split
  • After breakfast proceed for site seeing of surrounding area of split.

Diocletian's Palace (2kms 15min)

Obviously, the most important sight in Split is Roman emperor Diocletian's Palace. Get a locally published guide in English which describes this monument in great detail. Do not miss the Peristyle which is the main open space in the palace and is surrounded by a colonnade of six columns to the eastern and western sides and an arch, decorated with garlands, in the centre.

Statue of Gregory of Nin (1 kms 10min)

One of the most visited sites in Split is this remarkable statue by Ivan Mestrovic. Grgur Ninski was a Croatian religious leader from the 10th century. The big toe on the statue's left foot is shiny gold, having been rubbed by many people over the years - rubbing it is said to bring good luck.

Skradinski buk (93kms 1hrs 30min)

Skradinski buk is the seventh, and longest travertine barrier on the Krka River. The growth of travertine barriers at Skradinski buk was caused by the unification of the waters of Krka River with the three kilometre lower current of the Čikola River at Roški slap, creating one of the most unusual and beautiful landscapes of the Krka National Park.

Sibenik (73kms 1hrs 10min)

Sibenik is located in Central Dalmatia where the River Krka flows into the Adriatic Sea. It is a political, educational, transport, industrial and tourist center of Sibenik-Knin county. The Central Mediterranean, a fortified town by the sea, the library of the historical sites and culture, protected by the limestone rocks and mountain hinterland, blessed with more than 300 islands, islets, cliffs and reefs in its waters, a rich vineyard treasury united in a unique poetry of the urban centre.

  • Overnight 
Day 16: Split- Dubrovnik
  • After breakfast proceed to Dubrovnik.
  • On the way you will stop in a small fishing village Ston.

Ston was a major Fort of the Ragusan Republic whose defensive walls were regarded as a notable feat of medieval architecture.The town's inner wall measures 890 m in length, while the Great Wall outside the town has a circumference of 5 km. The walls extend to Mali Ston("Little Ston"), a smaller town on the northern side of the Pelješac isthmus and the end of the Bay of Mali Ston notable for its mariculture. Ston is also known for its saltworks which were run by the Republic of Ragusa and the Ottoman Empire.

  • Arrive after a drive of approx 5 Hours (338 Kms). Arrive and check in.
  • Rest of the day free for rest and walking surrounding area.
  • Overnight at Hotel Rixos.

Dubrovnik which is  Croatia’s richest city, and  is one of the best tourist cities in the Mediterranean, known as the "Pearl of the Adriatic." The city is located in the extreme south of Croatia, at the foot of the hill Holy Wrath, just 35 km from the border with Montenegro. The Old Town uphold high city walls and joined UNESCO in 1979. Although it was heavily destroyed in a 1667 earthquake, Dubrovnik managed to preserve its Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque churches, monasteries, palaces and fountains.

    Day 17: Dubrovnik

    After breakfast proceed to see the must see places in Dubrovnik.

    Rectors Palace

    The Rector's palace was the centre of government in the old Dubrovnik Republic. It was the home of the Rector who was elected by the Great council to represent the Republic for a month and during that time he wasn't allowed to leave the palace at anytime except on government business which completely fits into the Dubrovnik Republic principle clearly stated above the doors of the Great council hall: "Obliti privatorum, publica curate" which meant "Forget private and deal with public business".

    Stradun (pronounced [strǎduːn]) or Placa (Stradone or Corso) is the main street of Dubrovnik, Croatia. The limestone-paved pedestrian street runs some 300 metres through the Old Town, the historic part of the city surrounded by the Walls of Dubrovnik.

    Fransiscan church

    Franciscan Monastery is built in the transitional Romanesque-Gothic style. The construction started in 1337. In 1667 it was completely destroyed in the Great Earthquake. The door with Pieta at Stradun is the only thing left from the original church after it has been rebuilt. The Cluster of the Franciscan Monastery is considered to be a masterpiece of architecture in Dubrovnik. It was built in Romanesque-Gothic style by the famous Mihoje Brajkov from Bara. The capitals are a true example of Romanesque style, with bestiary motives bringing the spirit of Gothic as well.

    Sponza palace

    The Atrium of the palace is divinely formed with an arched gallery spreading all around. This gallery has been incorporated in many weddings to for example have a private photoshooting or to throw the bouquet off down in the wedding crowd. Today the Atrium of the Sponza palace is an art gallery always exhibiting some interesting works from international artists.

    Dominican Monastery

    Dubrovnik's Dominican Friary was founded in 1315 and built with the help of the local government and many local and foreign craftsmen. The monastery was constructed against the city wall to strengthen its northeastern flank.

    • Overnight in Dubrovnik
    Day 18: Dubrovnik

    After breakfast visit the surrounding area of Dubrovnik.

    Cavtat (19kms - 45min)

    A wonderful small little seaside town, Cavtat again provides welcome relief from Dubrovnik's crowds and its pleasant harbour provides an excellent place to relax in one of its cafes or restaurants. There are also some impressive sights here, including the Rector's Palace (Knezev Dvor) and the Racic Mausoleum in the town's cemetery which was designed by famed Croatian sculptor Ivan Mestrovic and built in 1921 from the white stone of the island of Brac.

    The Elaphite Islands (24kms - 1hr)

    The Elaphite Islands (or Elafiti islands) are a small group of islands to the north of Dubrovnik, with the main three - the islands that are inhabited - being Sipan, Lopud and Kolocep.

    The island of Lokrum (2.5kms - 15min)

    Lokrum is one of the easiest day trips to make if you're in Dubrovnik. Covered in pine trees, the island is an ideal place to spend a relaxing day – or few hours – sunbathing and swimming. There are also a few sights on the island if you don't want to be entirely idle. There are various paths through the island if you want to wonder through the vegetation, and there's a botanical garden in the middle of the island and the ruins of a monastery nearby as well.

    • Overnight in Dubrovnik
    Day 19: Dubrovnik - Mumbai
    • After breakfast proceed to airport to board flight LH 5991 departing on 0730 hrs for Frankfurt.
    • Arrive at 0930 hrs and board connecting flight LH 756 for Mumbai departing at 13 25 hrs.
    • Arrive Mumbai at 0100 hrs.

    • 3 nights in Prague
    • 2 nights in Budapest
    • 3 nights in Bled
    • 3 nights in Ljubljana
    • 2 nights in Zagreb
    • 2 nights in Split
    • 3 nights in Dubrovnik
    • Daily breakfast
    • Sightseeing as per itinerary
    • Airport transfers

    • Airfare
    • Visa
    • GST 9%
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    HOTEL DETAILS

    Prague - Best western city hotel Moran

    Budapest - Hotel Budapest Marriott ​

    Bled - Hotel Kompas

    Ljubljana - Hotel Ambient.

    Zagreb - Hotel Westin

    Split - Hotel San Antonio

    Dubrovnik - Hotel Rixos

     

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