M/S CAPTAIN BOTA will be docked in Split harbour where you can board during the entire day. Welcome meeting will start at 7:00 p.m. where you will be introduced by our Cruise director to the Captain, our crew and of course your future fellow passengers with whom you will spend a week on board.
Welcome dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m. The embarkation will be possible throughout the day; passengers arriving in the morning cannot enter their cabins before 1:00 p.m. but they can leave luggage on board. Captain will wait for all passengers arriving late at night and these guests will be provided with dinner. Overnight in Split, (D)
We start our day with morning departure towards Bol, said to have the best beach for swimming in Croatia named Zlatni Rat. (Golden cape). We will stop in Bol and enjoy this nice Dalmatian town for a walk, or to have a cup of coffee and take a swim till lunch is served on board. After lunch we will continue cruising towards the sunniest island of Croatia – the island of Hvar, along of the many coves and bays on the way. Hvar is one of the most popular, very attractive tourist destinations and a meeting point for the international jet set.
Upon your evening arrival at Hvar, a local English speaking guide will walk you throughout the town introducing you to the history, culture and way of life on this island and explain how lavender was traditionally farmed on the Island of Hvar for centuries. Have an evening in Hvar free on your own to explore and dine around in one of numerous family owned restaurants. Overnight in Hvar, (B,L)
We start our day with morning departure towards the island of Mljet with a swim stop along a way. Lunch will be served on board while cruising to Mljet National Park. Upon arrival to the Mljet National Park, you will have free afternoon to explore park (entrance fees are not included), to walk around the Great and Small Lake and Islet of St. Mary with its Benedictine Monastery from the 12th century.
We will have Captain’s dinner that evening on board. Overnight in Mljet National Park, (B,L, Captain’s dinner)
After breakfast we depart for a pleasant cruise along the shores of Mljet and the Elaphite islands where we will have a swim stop and lunch arriving to Dubrovnik in the afternoon. Our own English speaking guide and coach will come to the pier. After an organized transfer we will arrive to the historical centre of Dubrovnik, the famous city enlisted as UNESCO’s World Heritage site, where your guide will show you the most interesting sights of Dubrovnik. After city tour you will be left on your own to explore the city, visit City Walls or take the cable car to the top of the Mount Srđ.
Return coach transfer is scheduled in the evening or you can return on your own. You will see why this city is called the Pearl of the Adriatic. Overnight in Dubrovnik, (B,L)
After breakfast we will start our cruise to Korčula Island with a swim stop. Lunch on board and afternoon arrival to Korčula town, on Korčula Island. Korčula is a city known as a birthplace of Marko Polo, the famous explorer. Our English speaking guide will do Korčula City tour, and walk us through narrow and cobbled streets. The rest of the evening is free to enjoy dining at one of the local restaurants of your choice. Overnight in Korčula Historical Town, (B,L)
Our voyage will continue towards Makarska with refreshing swim stop on our way passing by Pelješac Peninsula and its picturesque places on both sides, green with the olive and pine groves, vineyards and the low bush forests and Eastern side of Hvar Island. Lunch on board “en route” and afternoon arrival to Makarska on the mainland, “tourist Centre of Dalmatia” famous with it's long beaches and nightlife, where we will spend the night.
Overnight in Makarska, (B,L)
After breakfast, we'll cruise across Brač Channel towards Pučišća, the biggest settlement on the island of Brač. Sitting inside a deep fjord, Pučišća boasts authentic Mediterranean architecture whose shiny white stone facades rise uphill to form a stunning amphitheatre, emanating a unique rustic ambiance. Pučišća is renown for its quarries, whose stone was used to build limestone columns of the White House in Washington DC, Vienna Parliament and many other well known buildings around the world. This small town is also home to the ancient Stonemasonry School where students carve Brač limestone using old traditional and unconventional tools. After a relaxed stroll around Pučišća, we'll lunch on board while cruising to Split, our ﬁrst and last stop.
Split is the second largest urban centre in Croatia and the seat of the Split-Dalmatia County. Over 1700 years old, Split abounds with cultural and historical sights, the most important being the famous Diocletian Palace, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List ever since 1979. Our English speaking guide will do Split City tour, walking us through the historical palace of Roman Emperor Diocletian.
Overnight in Split, (B,L)
OPTIONAL FRIDAY AFTERNOON FAREWELL EXCURSION TO NATIONAL PARK KRKA
After lunch, we’ll depart for Krka National Park, arriving there around 3.30 pm. Krka National Park covers a total area of 109 km² of the loveliest sections of the Krka River, the vast and unaltered area of exceptional natural value which includes several preserved pristine ecosystems. Enjoy a revitalising walk along the Krka River’s longest waterfall of Skradinski buk, one of the best known natural beauties of Croatia. The paths and bridges surrounding the waterfall will comfortably lead you to the awarded Ethno Village, with its preserved traditional folk architecture and mills, souvenir shops and ethnographic exhibition venues. We’ll return by a scenic road, eventually entering Split through The Golden Gate, where we shall have an orientation Split City tour before we return on board. Reservations and payment on the spot.
Including: English speaking guide, return transfer, entrance fee to Krka National Park, Split City tour, wireless headset system. Note: This excursion includes walking over cobblestone streets, uneven surfaces and slopes, for which reason comfortable walking shoes are recommended
After breakfast, the time has now come to say farewell to all your new friends. (B)
|Cabin Name||Price Per Person (in USD)|
|Lower Deck, Standard Cabin||$1,800|
|Upper Deck, Main Cabin||$2,200|
|Standard Cabin Single||$2,700|
|Main Cabin Single||$3,300|