Zagreb, April 26-29 2012

Guided tours

Ban Tours travel agency has designed special half day or one day guided tours exclusively for Kontakt participants. You can join these tours three days before or three days after the convention (on 23-25 and 30 April or on 1-2 May). So far, there are 3 tours you can choose from, but more will come.

Wine tasting

Half Day program by coach
Duration: up to 4 hrs

The perfect idea to fulfill the spring day is to leave the city and take the wine tasting tour on neighboring Jaska Hills, only half an hour driving distance from Zagreb. The first stop will be done with Tomac – boutique family wine estate – the first Croatian producer of sparkling wine and wine matured in amphora. Wine tasting session followed by home made pastries. Next stop is Korak – another boutique family wine estate – where you can find why is Mr. Velimir Korak awarded as the best Chardonnay producer in Croatia in 2008.  Return to Zagreb.

Price per person:

  • € 110,00 – minivan / min 4 persons
  • € 70,00 – minibus / min 10 persons
  • € 55,00 – minibus / min 20 persons
  • € 50,00 – coach / min 30 persons

Price includes:

  • tourist class vehicle as indicated
  • licensed English Speaking Guide
  • two wine tasting sessions

Plitvice Lakes National Park

Full day program
Duration: up to 12 hrs

Bus drive passing the town of Karlovac towards the mountain area of Lika. The first stop will be done in Rastoke – location made by play of nature on the place where River Slunjčica connects with river Korana. Nature played with blue-green waters of river Slunjcica and spread them in many big and small waterfalls. Continue to Plitvice Lakes National Park for the lunch followed by the guided visit of one of the most beautiful natural scenaries in Croatia. Situated in a thick forest, Plitvice Lakes are considered one of the most beautiful natural phenomena in the world. The 16 lakes connected by 92 waterfalls, cascading through picturesque surroundings. Plitvice Lakes were declared a National Park in 1949, and since 1979 they have been on UNESCO’s list of World Natural Heritage.

Price per person:

  • € 155,00 – minivan / min 4 persons
  • € 95,00 – minibus / min 10 persons
  • € 75,00 – minibus / min 20 persons
  • € 68,00 – coach / min 30 persons

Price includes:

  •  tourist class vehicle as indicated
  •  licensed English Speaking Guide
  •  admission to Plitvice Lakes NP
  •  3 course lunch en-route

Castles of Hrvatsko Zagorje

Full day program
Duration: up to 10 hrs

Enjoy the day in most beautiful area of central Croatia and most attractive castles. Drive to Trakošćan castle which belonged to aristocrat family Drašković and was turned into the museum during 20th century. The inventory dates between 15th and 19th century. Continue to Varaždin with en-route stop in a nice restaurant overlooking vineyards for a typical lunch. Varaždin, once capital of Croatia which glory can be seen in the old baroque city nucleus with many different palaces and churches dating between 16th and 20th century, the Old Town City walls “Stari grad” and the Town Hall.  Return to Zagreb.

Price per person:

  • € 170,00 – minivan / min 4 persons
  • € 95,00 – minibus / min 10 persons
  • € 70,00 – minibus / min 20 persons
  • € 60,00 – coach / min 30 persons

Price includes:

  • tourist class vehicle as indicated
  • licensed English Speaking Guide
  • admission to Trakošćan Castle
  • admission to Varaždin Old Town
  • 3 course lunch en-route
All prices are quoted / based on specified minimum of full paying passengers and prices of fuel, road-tolls and entrance tickets as on 13 April 2011. In case of higher prices in the period of performing offered excursions, Ban Tours keeps the right to modify / increase the offered prices accordingly.

For all information and bookings regarding the tours, contact: incoming(at)bantours.hr.