Commence your exploration of Croatia on the gorgeous Istrian Peninsula where lush forests, rolling vineyards, attractive roads and medieval towns are abundant. Witness picture-perfect towns such as Motovon which overlooks river Mirna and the stunning Motovun forest from its hillock location. Immerse in the culture of the famous Istrian truffle as you embark on a private truffle hunt with an experienced hunter and his dogs. Adventure into the forest in search of truffles before indulging in a specialities tasting in this unique experience that will open your eyes to the gem of Croatian gastronomy. Venture to the peninsula’s largest town, Pula, and discover its 3000 year history through diverse cultural and historical attractions. Enjoy the sight of beautiful landmark at every step as you wander the town, marvel at the outstanding Roman amphitheatre and other superb monuments.
Journey by boat to the Brijuni archipelago which is covered by luscious meadows, parks and forests. Delight in a private tour of the national park, observe the outstanding natural beauty intertwined with parts of Yugoslavian history. Visit the safari park home to exotic animals, the botanical garden teeming with rare plants and the fascinating archaeological site of ancient Roman settlements where over 200 dinosaur prints can be found. Plunge into the surrounding waters for a brilliant scuba diving and snorkelling adventure to uncover the beautiful submarine world where large schools of mesmerising fish are abundant.
Continue to the relatively isolated and rarely visited Risnajak National Park. Imagine dense, verdant forests of beech and pine trees surrounded by meadows of vibrant wildflowers. Swap the coastal bustle for this majestic hideaway land where the alpine breezes make for a welcome escape from the heat. Accompanied by an experienced guide, embark on a private wildlife watching tour. Go in search of bears, wolves and the rare lynx after which the park is named, and look to the sky where golden eagles and peregrine falcons soar gracefully overhead.
Travel to Plitvice National Park, a wildly pristine and lush land which has been labeled a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a relaxing private tour of the national park to Plitvice Lakes, learn about the fascinating geological processes that led to their formation and delight in the Croatian beauty where excellent vistas of luminous lakes, spectacular waterfalls and secluded caves are plentiful.