16 days in Croatia, Budapest & Prague Itinerary

16 days in Croatia, Budapest & Prague Itinerary

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16 days in Croatia, Budapest & Prague Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru, India
Fly:  16​h
1
Dubrovnik, Croatia
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Split, Croatia
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h 30​min
3
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 45​min
4
Zagreb, Croatia
— Few hours
bus:  4​h 30​min
5
Budapest, Hungary
— 4 nights
bus:  6​h 15​min
6
Prague, Czech Republic
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru, India

3
nights
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, museums, nightlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Walls of Dubrovnik, step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum, admire the landmark architecture of Franjevacki Crkva Male Brace, and wander the streets of Old Town.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik journey website .

Bengaluru, India to Dubrovnik is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Bengaluru to Dubrovnik, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Bengaluru in October: high temperatures in Dubrovnik hover around 24°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Split.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum

3
nights
Split, Croatia

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Dedicate the 25th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the distant past at Diocletian's Palace, pause for some serene contemplation at Church Of St. Roch, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Domnius, and steep yourself in history at Old Split.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Split visit planner .

You can take a bus from Dubrovnik to Split in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Split

Historic Sites Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Church Of St. Roch
Highlights from your plan
Palazzo di Diocleziano ©
Palazzo di Diocleziano
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
Wine Tours & Tastings

1
night
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
On the 26th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Plitvice Lakes National Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Plitvice Lakes National Park travel planning tool .

You can drive from Split to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Budapest.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park

few
hours
Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb
Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Zagreb trip maker app .

Traveling by bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zagreb takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 8°C. You'll set off for Budapest on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in Zagreb

Tours Nightlife Outdoors

4
nights
Budapest, Hungary

Budapest ©
You might consider the city of Budapest, divided by the Danube River into two distinctive cities--Buda and Pest--to be essentially one large World Heritage Site.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Buda Castle, Liberty Bridge (Szabadsag hid), Invisible Exhibition, and other attractions. There's much more to do: ponder the world of politics at Hungarian Parliament Building, contemplate the long history of Halaszbastya, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Basilica (Szent Istvan Bazilika), and take in the views from Szechenyi Chain Bridge.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Budapest vacation maker website .

Traveling by car from Zagreb to Budapest takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Budapest can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Prague.

Things to do in Budapest

Historic Sites Spas Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Hungarian Parliament Building ©
Hungarian Parliament Building
Halaszbastya ©
Halaszbastya
Matthias Church ©
Matthias Church

3
nights
Prague, Czech Republic

Prague ©
Prague lures millions of tourists each year with its World Heritage-listed medieval city center--a labyrinth of narrow lanes, bridges, cathedrals, and palaces overlooked by a thousand-year-old castle.
Prague is known for historic sites, nightlife, museums, fun & games, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of StaromEstske namEsti, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, take in the views from Charles Bridge, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Katedrala Svateho Vita.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Prague trip simple and quick.

You can fly from Budapest to Prague in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Budapest in October, expect nights in Prague to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are slightly colder, around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Prague

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
StaromEstske namEsti ©
StaromEstske namEsti
Prague Castle ©
Prague Castle
Charles Bridge
Charles Bridge

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