Day 1 SPLIT ARRIVAL, Saturday
Arrival to Split Airport. Transfer to Split harbor for embarking.
Welcome drink on board, followed by dinner on board.
Overnight in Split harbor.
Day 2 SPLIT – VIS, Sunday
Morning guided walking tour of Split with a licensed guide.
At noon cruising towards Vis, with swimming in beautiful bays on Vis.
In the evening dinner at Roki’s
Overnight on Vis.
Day 3 VIS – KORČULA, Monday
Leaving Vis early in the morning we set off for Korčula, with swimming stop in one of pristine bays and lunch onboard.
Korcula is well known as a wine producing island, famous for its homemade wines so a visit to this island wouldn’t be complete without tasting the local red and/or white wines and perhaps sampling a traditional snack. We will start at town of Vela Luka where we meet coach and transfer to Korcula- then cycle over to Lumbarda (usual route approx. 11-12km / 1 hour 15-30 minutes, but it is possible to do a shorter ride). Visit to winery in Lumbarda for wine tasting (2-3 wines) and light lunch (something like a Dalmatian platter: prsut, cheese, olives, bread and then something like hrstule for a dessert) .
After the winery tour you will be transferred back to the ship. Your evening is free to discover the town and enjoy dinner on your own at one of the many good restaurants.
Day 4 KORČULA – DUBROVNIK, Tuesday
In the morning cruise to Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of the Adriatic”, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Lunch on board. After lunch a guided tour of Old Town Dubrovnik with optional walk on the famous city walls. In the evening a special dinner at restaurant Klarisa.
Overnight in Dubrovnik
Day 5 DUBROVNIK – NP MLJET, Wednesday
Morning sea kayaking excursion around medieval walls.
You will set off to explore caves and beauties of mysterious Lokrum island, also called The Island of love. After paddling around the island you will paddle across the bay until you reach hidden cave beach called Betina, where you will have a break for snorkeling and sandwiches. The only way to reach this peaceful beach is from the sea side so you will enjoy in private camp; unique view of the City walls.
After a short break on the beach you will paddle along the cost toward the City walls. Paddling under the impressive city walls and rocks on which they were built, you will enjoy breathtaking views of the Pearl of the Adriatic from a different perspective. Later cruise to Mljet Island, with plenty of time for swim along the cruise. Evening is free in Mljet.
Day 6 NP MLJET – HVAR, Thursday
Morning cycling tour of Mljet National Park. Continue sailing through lunch, arriving this afternoon in Hvar. Early evening guided tour of Hvar town.
Tonight enjoy Captain’s dinner onboard.
Day 7 HVAR – BOL – SPLIT, Friday
Morning free time in Hvar to hike to Hvar fortress up on a hill above the town.
Hiking tour on Brač island:
We start from Bol with transfer to the highest point of Croatian islands – Vidova gora. Upon the arrival to the belvedere we will spend some time to enjoy the view of Hvar, Vis and other islands of mid Dalmatian archipelago. Our guide will lead you through the history of the island and Vidova gora area where landscapes and lives of people where shaped by the destiny of vineyards and olive fields. From the top of Vidova gora we will take 45 minute walk through pine woods and typical inland landscapes, across natural water reserves all the way to shepherds village consisting of dry stone huts. We continue by bus to Škrip. Škrip is the oldest settlement on the islands with wonderfully preserved authentic architecture, and fortified houses of nobles of the past times. Škrip is not only the cradle of island culture but also very important agricultural center with centuries old olive oil tradition. We will visit the Museum of Olive Oil where your curator will show original old presses and tools and explain the process of olive oil making. We will also spend time enjoying olive oil tasting set in the old mill itself. We return to Bol by bus.
Evening cruise back towards Split. Free evening in Split.
Day 8 SPLIT, Saturday
After breakfast it’s time to disembark. Transfer to Split Airport for departure flights
The MS Karizma is one of the most attractive and luxurious boats in Croatia offering a more intimate cruising experience.
The MS Karizma’s size allows for access to the relatively small ports, coves and inlets providing unique views of the landscape and surroundings. This new boat for 2016 is a modern, yacht-like cruiser that features warm and inviting decor and the latest in facilities.
All en suite cabins, located over two decks, are generous in size and feature either twin or double beds, air-conditioning, LCD TV, safe and much more.
The abundance of space and public areas on-board include a salon-restaurant with panoramic windows, comfortable seating, bar and dining facilities. This leads out to a covered outdoor terrace with plush sofas for your comfort.
The large sun-deck has sun-beds for all passengers from where you can take in the panoramic views. To make the most of every swimming opportunity there is a platform at the rear of the ship with a ladder for easy access to the water.
Travel Dates: October 1 – 8, 2022
Discover the paradise that is Croatia on-board a deluxe ship. This Dalmatian island hopping cruise is an unforgettable exploration of the islands and coastline of the Adriatic Sea. It is the perfect combination of adventure and relaxation as you indulge your senses while exploring inspiring destinations, charming fishing villages, unique national parks, and picturesque coves. Your comfortable, deluxe vessel has all modern facilities and is the perfect size to moor in the small ports and bays as you cruise north from Dubrovnik to Split.
- Cruise on MS Karizma
- 7nights in double/twin cabins, with halfboard included and all taxes included
- Cruise manager during the program
- Arrival and departure transfers from/to airport Split
- Brač island Hiking program
- Museum of Olive oil visit
- Hvar guided walking tour with a licenced guide
- Korčula cycling and; wine tasting program
- Dubrovnik sea kayaking program
- Dubrovnik guided walking tour with a licenced guide
- Mljet National Park entrance fee
- Mljet National Park cycling program
- Dinner at Roki’s tavern in Vis
- Dinner at Klarisa restaurant in Dubrovnik
- $1.990.00 per person in lower deck cabin (twin/double), double occupancy
- $2,250.00 per person in upper deck cabin (twin/double), double occupancy
- $910.00 lower deck cabin
- $1,100.00 upper deck cabin
Deposit: 50% payable thru electronic payment link.
Remaining trip amount: Due 75 days prior to departure.
The captain reserves the right to change the route in case of bad weather conditions as well as conditions in the ports visited. The order of visits may be different than published in case of ports being overly crowded and too busy and with the intention to give the travelers a better experience.
Departure is guaranteed for 14 cabins booked.
Passengers are obliged to follow the rules and regulations of the ship found in written form onboard. In case of inappropriate behavior, the captain reserves the right to ask passengers to disembark. Due to specific mooring conditions and requirements in some Croatian ports, the ships can be moored side by side, making it necessary for the clients to cross from one ship to another with gaps in between.
In the event of cancellation:
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