Itinerary + Map

Day 1 Belgrade
Your tour commences with an arrival transfer from Belgrade airport to your hotel. After settling in, get ready to explore the Serbian capital on a captivating walking tour. Immerse yourself in the bohemian atmosphere of Skadarlija and behold the historical wonder of Kalemegdan Fortress which offers panoramic views of the Danube River and the city below. Overnight in Belgrade.

Stay at: Hotel Moskva (4 star) / Sky Hotel (4 star) or similar

Day 2 Belgrade – Novi Sad – Osijek
Depart Belgrade and head north towards the city of Novi Sad, an effortlessly cool and laid-baid city located on the banks of the Danube River. Stop by the Petrovaradin Fortress for excellent views of the city and embark on a walking tour of Novi Sad. Enjoy some time at leisure before continuing your journey across the border and into the region of Slavonia in Croatia. Dinner and overnight in Osijek.

Stay at: Hotel Waldinger (4 star) / Hotel Osijek (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

Day 3 Osijek – Vukovar – Ilok – Osijek
After breakfast you’ll have the opportunity to explore the wonders of the Slavonia region’s capital. Situated on the right bank of the Drava river, Osijek was originally part of the Austro-Hungarian empire and its influence is evidenced in the regions spicy cuisine and stately buildings. Enjoy a walking tour of Osijek and to Tvrda, a fortified part of the city from the 18th century, to see some of the most valuable examples of Baroque architecture in Croatia, such as the statue of Holy Trinity and General’s-headquarters. Next, venture to Vukovar and immerse yourself in this culturally significant town that has left a lasting impact on the region. Later, experience a delightful wine tasting in Ilok, a medieval town famous for its Old Cellars and the celebrated Ilocki Traminac wine, once served to celebrate the crowning of Queen
Elizabeth II. Overnight in Osijek.

Stay at: Hotel Waldinger (4 star) / Hotel Osijek (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 4 Osijek – Zagreb – Plitvice Lakes – Split
Today, head into the heart of Croatia’s cultural heritage and its capital city – Zagreb! Discover the upper town with its iconic landmarks, including the Stone Gate, St. Mark's Church, and the Lotrscak Tower. Treat yourself to some Strukli at a traditional bakery before heading to Rastoke, a village nestled amidst enchanting waterfalls. Dinner and overnight in Plitvice Lakes region.

Stay at: Hotel Palcich (4 star) / Degenija (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

Day 4 Plitvice Lakes – Split
Begin the day with an early visit to Plitvice Lakes National Park, the most beautiful and oldest national park in Croatia that’s been under UNESCO protection since 1979. Take a guided tour around the park grounds to admire the lush landscape, turquoise waters, and 16 lakes connected by magnificent waterfalls. Once the tour has ended, drive to Split to board your Dalmatian cruise, or perhaps add an extra night or two in Split to take in the sights of this fabulous historic city.

Meals included: Breakfast

  • 4 star hotel accommodation
  • Private arrival transfer from Belgrade airport to hotel
  • Private transport by modern air-conditioned van as per itinerary
  • Services of an English speaking driver/tour representative from days 2-5

Exclusions: Gratuities and any optional excursions – to be paid locally

  • 4 breakfasts
  • 2 dinners
  • 2 tastings including wine tasting in Ilok
  • Guided tours of:
    Novi Sad
    Plitvice Lakes National Park (includes entrance)
  • Visit:


17 Apr 2024 - 31 Oct 2024
Based on a minimum of 2 guests
Prices per adult in Australian Dollars (AUD)

This is a private tour, limited to a 2-6 guests per tour and running between Apr-Oct. Travel outside these months is on request only. New price will apply to any customisation according to the desired services/hotels.
Add this before your small ship Croatian cruising departure from Split for a very convenient and comfortable way to travel from Belgrade to Zagreb to Dalmatia. Please contact us for a free quote.