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Dalmatian Highlights 2018

Dubrovnik (Croatia) - Dubrovnik (Croatia)

8 days / 7 nights - Aug 11, 2018

Dubrovnik, Korcula, Pucisca ( Brac Island ), Omis, Split, Hvar, Mljet Island National park, Dubrovnik aboard Adriatic Pearl

As one of the best reviewed among yacht-like passenger ships Adriatic Pearl successfully continues her fourth sailing season along the magnificent Croatian Coast.
Reward yourself with experience of natural beauties and cultural heritage of Dalmatia while docking each day in a different little port and within a very short walk distance from all the major attractions of little medieval towns.
Our carefully planned 7-night sailing itinerary features a combination of leisure activities-lovely swimming stops and learning activities- optional guided tours when in ports.

DAY 1 - EMBARKATION IN DUBROVNIK (Gruz harbor) FROM 2:00
Embarkation starts from 2:00 PM onwards. Meanwhile you will be served a welcome drink and a snack, and get a chance to meet your Cruise Director and the crew of “Adriatic Pearl”. Captain's orders and safety measures will be explained to you. Later that night you will have a dinner on board. Overnight in Dubrovnik.


DAY 2 -  DUBROVNIK – KORCULA
In the morning after breakfast, you will be transferred to the Old Town gate where you will be joining guided tour of Dubrovnik. Our local expert will show you around this fascinating world-known landmark, an ancient town protected by 13th century fortifications. Dubrovnik was for centuries a standalone Republic and the only power able to compete with the Venetians. In the early afternoon we will depart for the island of Korcula, on the way to Korcula we will have a short stop for swimming and relaxing on one of the beautiful Elafiti Islands. Lunch will be served on board before the late afternoon arrival to Korcula, the alleged birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. After arrival guide will take you for a walk around the town of Korcula. You will hear of its long history, ingenious building strategies, peculiar building layout and a legend of a great merchant traveler Marco Polo who was born and spent his childhood in the streets of Korcula. Overnight in Korcula.
*Dubrovnik town tour with a coach transfer from Dubrovnik port (Gruz) to the Old town – walking tour package
*Korcula town walking tour – walking tour package


DAY 3 - KORCULA – PUCISCA (Island of Brac) - OMIŠ
After breakfast you will set sail towards the Island of Brac, passing through the scenic Peljesac channel, around the tip of Peljesac peninsula and the southeastern tip of the Island of Hvar. Weather permitting, Captain will drop the anchor on the way for a refreshing swim in a secluded bay, after which you will continue your journey towards Pucisca. Pucisca is nested in a beautiful bay on the island of Brac, surrounded by stone quarries that yield some of the whitest and best quality limestone in the world. Suffice to say that pillars of this snow-white stone decorate the façade of the White House and other landmarks all over the world. After docking at Pucisca, you can join a short visit to a stonemasonry school nearby where you will learn of the Brac limestone, their centuries-old tradition of stonemasonry and the unconventional tools they use before we continue our journey to Omiš where we will rest for the night. In the afternoon you can join optional boat excursion up the river Cetina. Overnight in Omiš.
*Stonemasonry school – walking tour package
**Optional excursion: Cetina river


DAY 4 - OMIŠ – SPLIT – excursion Skradin, Sibenik and Trogir
After breakfast you will join our excursion to Sibenik, Skradin and Trogir. Leaving Omis ride by coach through the karst Sibenik hinterland to Skradin. Skradin is situated on the upper end of Krka estuary on the entrance to National Park, free time for exploration.  After Skradin we will make a short stop in the town of Sibenik with an orientational guided tour of the old town of Sibenik. Before arrival to Split we will make another quick stop in Trogir which is situated on a small island and squeezed in between the mainland and the larger island of Ciovo. Except for the green parks the entire island is occupied by spectacular constructions of stone-houses, palaces, churches, monasteries, towers, walls etc. You will have free time to pay a visit to the main attraction in Trogir – the Cathedral of St. Lawrence which is probably the finest example of sacral architecture in Croatia. Finally we will be arriving to Split Old Town and you can join an optional walking tour with the local guide who will show you monumental Diocletian Palace which was built over 1700 years ago. During the centuries the Old Town has grown into the palace and around it, creating a unique urban landscape. Because of its historical and architectural importance, the whole Old Town is part of the UNESCO’s List of World Cultural Heritage. Later you can just join locals enjoying a cup of coffee on their much beloved seaside promenade. Dinner on board and overnight in Split.
*Split Walking Tour – walking tour package


DAY 5 - SPLIT – HVAR (Island of HVAR) – VELA LUKA (Island of Korcula)
Today you will be sailing towards Hvar, known as the sunniest island in Croatia, famous for its endless fields of lavender and rosemary, its beautiful coast and lovely historical towns. Your destination is the town of Hvar, a town of immense beauty that buzzes with vibrant energy in the summer sun. Upon arrival, our expert local guide will take you for a walk around the ancient streets of Hvar. After the guided walking tour of Hvar we will set sail to Korcula Island. Along the way we will stop for a swim near beautiful islands (Pakleni otoci), known by very warm sea. After the swimming break the Dalmatian fried fish will be served for a snack. Arrival in Vela Lula (Korcula Island) in the late afternoon. Overnight in Vela Luka (Korcula Island).
*Hvar town – walking tour package


DAY 6  - VELA LUKA (Island of KORCULA) – POMENA (Island of MLJET) - SLANO
Thursday morning after leaving stunning beauty of Vela Luka your Captain will hand-pick a bay for you where he will drop the anchor. You can hop into your swimsuit and have a swim in the crystal-blue Adriatic, surrounded by pine trees and the sound of crickets. After the swim break you will continue sailing to Pomena on the island of Mljet. Island of Mljet on its western side houses National Park Mljet, known for its immense beauty and its two turquoise salty lakes surrounded by thick forest. Upon arrival you will have plenty of free time to explore the park individually, for example, by renting bikes and cycling or jogging on the numerous paths around the lakes or in the forests. If you feel like just relaxing you can hop onto the small boat that will take you to a tiny island on one of the lakes, where you can discover a monastery and a church of St. Mary’s built in the 12th century and enjoy a cup of coffee with the view and the quiet. In the late afternoon we will depart towards Slano. Overnight in Slano.
**Optional excursion: Mljet National Park, free time in the National park.


DAY 7 - SLANO – DUBROVNIK
After breakfast you are free to take an optional guided tour Taste of Dalmatia –you will visit Ston, small town famous of its 5 km long city walls (the longest one in Europe) and visit local vinery where you will have opportunity to taste some finest Dalmatian wines. Later, we set sail to Dubrovnik and cruise beneath Dubrovnik City Walls and then to port Gru┼ż. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
**Optional excursion:  Taste of Dalmatia


DAY 8  - DUBROVNIK
After your last breakfast on board disembarkation follows by 09:00 AM. It is time to say farewell to your fellow travelers, your Cruise Manager and the crew of M/S Adriatic Pearl.

Cruise Rates per person based on double-occupancy.

Category Public fares Bonus fares
Lower Deck 1180.00 EUR
Main Deck 1300.00 EUR

Additional charges

Charge type Rate
Walking tour package 60.00 EUR
Full board supplement 150.00 EUR
Single supplement - Main Deck 650.00 EUR
Single supplement - Lower Deck 600.00 EUR
3rd pax reduction 400.00 EUR

Other notices

Early booking discount: -100,00 € Per Person/Week for bookings made by December 31,2017.and paid  by January 10,2018.

RATES INCLUDE:
• 8 days / 7 nights cruise on route Dalmatian Highlights Cruise in a chosen category cabin
• Welcome drink and snack
• Half board: breakfast buffet and lunch buffet,except on Day 1,4 & 5 when dinner is included instead of lunch
• 1/2l bottled water during meals
• Coffee/tea all day long
• Fresh fruit all day long
• Service of 9 crew members including cruise director
• Usage of the ship’s equipment
• Change of towels every second day
• Bed linen change once a week
• Daily cabin cleaning service
• Free Wi/Fi on board
• Excursion Sibenik, Skradin and Trogir (entrance to NP Krka not included)


RATES DO NOT INCLUDE:
• Drinks/beverages from the ship’s bar
• Transfer from and/or to the ship (organized on request)
• Pre/post cruise accommodation ( organized on request )
• Tips, entry ticket for Mljet National Park aprox. € 14,00 per person
• Taxes and fees, € 40,00 per person to be paid on board in cash
• Laundry service
• Beach towel hire 3€/Week
• Any other items of personal nature


Walking tour package – 60,00 € per person
• Walking tour of Dubrovnik – included: guide, transfer
• Walking tour of Korcula – included: guide
• Walking tour of Split – included: guide
• Walking tour of Hvar – included: guide
• Pucisca Stonemasonry School – including: tour escort, entry ticket

**Optional excursions:
Cetina river  tour (20,00 € per Person) – included: guide, small boat transfer, snack
Mljet Island National Park (20,00 € per Person) – included: guide, entry fee
Taste of Dalmatia (20,00 € per Person) – included: guide, transfer, wine sampling


ITINERARY DEVIATIONS:
Every effort will be made to adhere to the scheduled itinerary ; however, due to the schedule changes beyond organizer’s control, we reserve the right, without prior notice, to change routing or alter shore excursions.
* DELECTA Ltd.reserves the right to change the vessel provider in case of the contracted services are not supplied according to the previously agreed standards.

BOOKING:
Bookings are on request and need to be confirmed.
30 % reservation deposit per person based on the total cost of the cruise should be paid within 7 days from our written confirmation.
Deposit is non refundable.

NOTES:
In some ports of call the ship may be moored sideways to other boats. Passengers would need to walk through another boat to reach pier. Assistance will be provided to the passengers with walking difficulties.
In case where the ship would have to anchor overnight due to Port authority orders, transfer by a tender boat will be organized to and from the shore. Passengers will be asked to follow transfers schedule.
Guests are obliged to follow ship rules (found in written form on the ship) especially with regards to bringing drinks on board.

FINAL PAYMENT:
Final payment is due 50 days prior to departure.

CANCELLATION FEES:
* up to 50 days prior to the cruise commencement - loss of deposit
49 - 21 days prior to the cruise commencement - 50 % of the cruise rate
20-0 days days prior to the cruise commencement - 100 % of the cruise rate

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