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Dalmatia Island Hopping Cruise

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8 days/7 nights, cruise starting from Dubrovnik

Relax and enjoy this extra value cruise on a new ship MS Splendid. On the seven day cruise we will show you the beauty of our islands and thousand year old cities, our rich history and heritage.
The itinerary is carefully prepared to give you right enough time to undertake your own explorations of medieval towns of South Dalmatian islands and the mainland. Of course there will be plenty of time for relaxing and swimming.

PRICE FROM 890,00 EURO

  • ITINERARY

  • DETAILS

  • DEPARTURES AND RATES

  • TOUR MAP

  • BOOKING INFORMATION

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DAY 1 SATURDAY DUBROVNIK
M/S Splendid will be docked in Gruž 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, crew and of course your future fellow passengers with whom you will spend a week on board.
Dinner and overnight in Dubrovnik.

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DAY 2 SUNDAY DUBROVNIK- ELAPHITI ISLANDS- N.P. MLJET
After breakfast we will start our pleasant cruise to the Mljet National Park. On our way we will cruise by magnificent shores of the Elaphiti islands archipelago, to the northwest of Dubrovnik, with a swim stops 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, to walk around the Great and Small Lake and Islet of St. Mary with its Benedictine Monastery from the 12th century. Evening at leisure.
Overnight in Mljet National Park

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DAY 3 MONDAY MLJET – HVAR
Morning cruise to the Island of Hvar with a swim stop near the island of Korčula. After lunch we will continue cruising towards the sunniest island of Croatia – the island of Hvar, with a second swim stop in a one of the many coves and bays along 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. We will join a short lavender presentation where you can learn how lavender was traditionally farmed on Hvar Island for centuries. Have an evening in Hvar is free to explore and dine around in one of numerous family owned restaurants.
Overnight in Hvar

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DAY 4 TUESDAY HVAR – BOL – SPLIT
After breakfast we continue sailing to 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 a relaxed cruise from Bol to Split arrival in Split is expected during afternoon hours. Split is the second largest urban centre in Croatia and the seat of the Split and Dalmatia County. It is traditionally considered to be over 1,700 years old. Since 1979 the historic centre of Split has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site List. The historical and cultural buildings are located inside the walls of the Diocletian’s Palace. In addition, its numerous museums, the National Theatre, old churches and other archaeological sites in the region of Split make this city an important cultural attraction. Our English speaking guide will do Split City tour, and walk us through historical Diocletian’s Palace.
Overnight in Split

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DAY 5 WEDNESDAY SPLIT – OMIŠ – PUČIŠĆA (BRAČ ISLAND)
Morning departure to Omiš, ancient town located at river Cetina delta. For centuries famous Omiš pirates were fighting the domination of Venetian Republic. After a relaxing walk through stone paved streets of Omiš you will have a lunch onboard and continue to Pučišća. Pučišća is the island’s biggest village of the island of Brač with authentic Mediterranean architecture and rustic ambiance inside a deep fiord; shiny and white stone facades rising amphitheatrically uphill make this place so unique and worth seeing, famous for its quarries from which stone was excavated to build limestone columns of the White House in Washington DC, The Parliament house in Vienna and many other famous buildings all over the world. In Pučišća there is the only Stonemasonry school in Croatia where students carve Brač limestone with traditional and unconventional tools that are used here for centuries.
Overnight in Pučišća at Brač Island

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DAY 6 THURSDAY PUČIŠĆA – KORČULA
We start our day with morning departure towards the last island on our cruise – the island of Korčula. We shall stop for a swim before lunch and in the afternoon we will arrive in 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 short Korčula City tour, and walk us through narrow and cobbled streets of Korčula. The rest of the evening is free to enjoy dining at one of the local restaurants of your choice.
Overnight in Korčula

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DAY 7 FRIDAY KORČULA – DUBROVNIK
After breakfast we depart for a pleasant cruise along the shores of Mljet and the Elaphiti islands where we will have a swim stop and lunch. Arrival back to Dubrovnik in the afternoon, our first and last stop. You will have afternoon and evening free to enjoy your stay in the Pearl of the Adriatic.
Overnight in Dubrovnik

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DAY 8 SATURDAY, DUBROVNIK
Breakfast and disembarkation by 09:00 AM It is time to say farewell to all your new friends, but only for a while. With your memories, photos and contacts you will keep sailing with us for some more time!



Rates include:

  • English/French speaking cruise director on board
  • 6 crew members
  • Complimentary fresh fruit available daily
  • 7 nights cruise in a preferred category cabin
  • Welcome dinner - three courses
  • Buffet breakfast daily and 6 lunches - three courses
  • Professional English speaking guide for city tours of Hvar, Split and Korčula
  • Towels change every second day and linen change in the middle of the week
  • Wireless headsets system for sightseeing tours (Hvar, Split and Korčula)
  • Free unlimited Wi-Fi on board
  • Two bottles of water 0,5 l per person daily
  • Elegance Rooftop Jacuzzy (sundeck) 

Rates do not  include:

  • Port taxes and fees, € 25,00 per person/week, to be paid on board in cash
  • Entrance to the Mljet National Park, cca 15,00 EUR per person to be paid at entrance if clients want to enter
  • Optional excursions in Dubrovnik
  • Private car transfers can be organized on request

 
PLEASE NOTE:

Avansa Travel reserves the right in cancelling departures with less than 10 participants and changing ship name if need arises. Every effort will be made to adhere to the itinerary as stated. However, due to the schedule changes beyond the organizer’s control, we reserve the right, without prior notice, to change the route or alter the shore excursions.


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NEW 2017 Rates are per person in Euro
Departure dates 2017LOWER DECKMAIN DECKUPPER DECK
MAY 6, 13, 20, 27 890,00 1090,00 1190,00
JUNE 3 890,00 1090,00 1190,00
JUNE 10, 17, 24 990,00 1150,00 1290,00
JULY 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 990,00 1150,00 1290,00
AUGUST 5, 12, 19, 26 990,00 1150,00 1290,00
SEPTEMBER 2, 9, 16 990,00 1150,00 1290,00
SEPTEMBER 23, 30 890,00 1090,00 1190,00
OCTOBER 7 890,00 1090,00 1190,00

Rates are per person for double occupancy for 7 days
Currency is set to EURO.
Single Supplement : +50% (on request)

Reductions:

adult sharing cabin - 30% reduction
child (age 3-11,99 years) sharing cabin with two adults - 50% reduction
child (age 3-11,99 years) in twin with one adult - 20% reduction

 

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PAYMENT INFORMATION

How to Make Your Reservation: After selecting your cruise, simply click on SEND REQUEST button, and fill in the booking form, with as much details as possible. Please make your reservations as early as possible since many of our cruises are completely filled 4 to 6 months before departure.

Deposit: Once you are confirmed the availability of cruise, we will send you pro forma invoice for deposit and final payment. Payments can be done in these ways: PayPal, credit card (VISA, AMEX,and Mastercard) or money transfer order to our bank account (preferred). If paying by PAYPAL processing fee of 3% applies.The amount of deposit is 30% of the total cruise price per person with minimum amount of 300 Euro per person.

Final Payment: Upon receiving the deposit or credit card authorization form, you will be sent a confirmation. Final payment is usually due 45 days prior to the departure date. If reservations are made less than 45 days prior to departure, payment in full is required at the time of booking. If final payments are not received on time, Avansa Travel d.o.o. may cancel the reservation and invoke the cancellation fee.

Pricing: Price quoted is per person based on double occupancy. The Operator reserves the right to adjust prices due to fluctuations in foreign exchange rates, imposed fuel surcharges, taxes, charges and levies imposed by any third party including government and its agencies. Should these change the price of your tour by more than 10% you may cancel without penalty within 7 days after we notify you of the increase.

Cancellation, Changes & Refunds: From the day of confirmation up to 30 days prior to arrival - Eur 300 per person (of deposit payment) is non refundable. For cancellations or changes thereafter, the following cancellation fees will apply:

 

Number of Days Prior to Departure Cancellation/Change Charge Per Person
35 - 22 Days 35% of the remaining balance
21 - 15 Days 50% of the remaining balance
14 - 0  Days 100% fee


In addition, no refunds are made for unused portions of a cruise including but not limited to missed meals or sightseeing, cruise travel and the non-use of cabins.
Name change / date change fee - 20 Eur per person. Valid only if the change is done up till 30 days prior booked departure, otherwise regular cancellation will be applied!
Avansa Travel highly recommends clients to take insurance against cancellation of reserved services.

Refund claims: Any complaint about your tour should be made immediately to the captain or cruise deirector.
All refund claims must be submitted to Avansa Travel in writing within 15 days of the completion of the tour.


IMPORTANT:

Booking is considered to be finalized upon recipient of confirmation from Avansa Travel ltd.

You MUST provide us with passport details and ensure you have valid travel documents (passport obligatory and visa if required). All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveler. Requirements may change and you must check the up-to-date position in good time before departure. It is your responsibility to ensure you are in possession of all necessary travel and health documents before departure. All costs incurred in obtaining such documentation must be paid by you. We regret we cannot accept liability if you are refused entry on to any transport or into any country due to failure on your part to carry correct documentation. If failure to have any necessary travel or other documents results in fines, surcharges or other financial penalty being imposed on us, you will be responsible for reimbursing us accordingly.