Kompas Escorted Tours 2018

035 Day 9, in Plitvice Lakes, Sunday A full day to enjoy spectacular Plitvice Lakes National Park , a UNESCO World Heritage site. Have your camera ready as you take a walking tour around several of the lower lakes. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder with 16 terraced lakes surrounded by thickly wooded mountains and lush vegetation. (B, D) Day 10, Plitvice to Opatija, Postojna & Bled, Monday Returning to the coast, stop at the beautiful bay of Kvarner and its popular resort, Opatija. An orientation tour of Opatija will show off the highlights of this former Imperial resort city. Afterward, drive across the border into Slovenia and to Postojna Cave , one of the largest caves in Europe. Tour this fantastic subterranean world by miniature electric train. Afterward, continue to Bled, beautifully set in the Julian Alps. (B, D) Day 11, in Bled, Ljubljana excursion, Tuesday An Alpine lake surrounded by high peaks, Bled was “discovered” by travelers in the middle of the 19 th century. A sightseeing tour features the charming town and the lakeshore, and visit of the imposing Bled Castle , perched on a cliff high above the lake. Afternoon excursion to Ljubljana; the city tour takes in views of the open-air Central Market, Baroque Town Hall, Robba’s Fountain, the Three Bridges, and the Parliament. Return to Bled for an overnight. (B) Day 12, Bled, to Trieste & Venice, Wednesday Leaving Bled, drive south to Trieste in Italy for orientation tour and visit to Miramare Castle and its lovely park. The castle was built by the Habsburg monarchy on a cliff overlooking Adriatic Sea. After your visit, continue on to the romantic city of Venice. (B) Day 13, in Venice, Thursday Today begins with a walking tour of Venice, featuring the major highlights: St. Mark’s Square, St. Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace , Bell Tower, and Bridge of Sighs. Visit a glassblowing factory where you will watch a master artisan demonstrate this traditional Venetian art. Your afternoon is at leisure to enjoy Venice at your own pace, shop or take an optional gondola ride. Celebrate your wonderful vacation tonight with a Farewell Dinner at a favorite restaurant. (B, D) Day 14, depart Venice, Friday After breakfast you will be transferred to Venice airport for your flight home. (B) Included Features: � First class hotels, rooms with private facilities � Breakfast daily and 8 dinners � Airport arrival and departure transfers � Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach � Professional Tour Director throughout � Luggage handling � Whisper technology enhanced touring � Service charges and hotel taxes Sightseeing Tours Included: � Zagreb � Sarajevo � Dubrovnik � Split � Plitvice Lakes � Opatija � Bled � Ljubljana � Postojna Cave � Venice Hotels: � Zagreb: Westin Hotel (DLX) � Sarajevo: Europe Hotel (F)/ Holiday (F) � Dubrovnik: Hotel Lapad (F)/ Lacroma (F) � Split: Hotel Atrium(F) � Plitvice: Hotel Jezero (F) � Bled: Hotel Park (F)/ Hotel Golf (F) � Venice: Bauer Paladio Hotel & Spa (DLX) SLOVENIA Zagreb Opatija Dubrovnik Split Sarajevo ITALY HUNGARY AUSTRIA SERBIA MONTENEGRO CROATIA 1 ROMANIA Ljubljana Venice Plitvice Lakes TOUR K808 STAR DATES: END DATES: 14-Apr 27-Apr 05-May 18-May 12-May 25-May 19-May 01-Jun 26-May 08-Jun 09-Jun 22-Jun 16-Jun 29-Jun 23-Jun 06-Jul 14-Jul 27 Jul 04-Aug 17-Aug 18-Aug 31-Aug 25-Aug 07-Sep 01-Sep 14-Sep 08-Sep 21-Sep 15-Sep 28-Sep 22-Sep 05-Oct 29-Sep 12-Oct PRICES: PER PERSON IN TWIN: $2,789 SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT: $1,168 BOSNIA AND HERCEGOVINA 1 3 2 2 2 2