2019: Oct 11 - Oct 17

$2,095 USD

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Learn new techniques and improve your photography while seeing the world through a lens with the very talented photographer, Carmen Huter. Capture unforgettable content as you wander cobblestone streets, explore national parks, sail the sea and stroll across sandy beaches in Croatia.

This experience is open to all levels and kinds of creatives. Bring your grandma’s film camera, your underwater housing, your mirrorless baby or if you prefer, your sketchpad. No judgements shall be made, although, let’s be honest guys, shooting on an iPad is a little odd. ;) All I need from you is a sense of adventure and an open heart, and we’re good to go.

Come on your own, bring your mum, your sister, heck, invite your neighbour. Spots are limited so get in while you can.

  • Dates
    2019: Oct 11 - Oct 17
  • Price
    $2,095 USD
  • # of Travelers
    10 - 20
  • Accommodations
    Double Occupancy in 3+ star Hotels or Apartments
  • Included
    ✓ Airport & City Transfers
    ✓ All Breakfasts & 2 Dinners
    ✓ Plitvice Lakes National Park Tour
    ✓ Photography Workshop
    ✓ Tour of Zadar
    ✓ Dugi Otok Boat Excursion
    ✓ Krka National Park Tour
    ✓ Tour of Šibenik
    ✓ Hvar and Pakleni Island Boat Excursion
    ✓ Tour of Split
  • Not Included
    × International Flights
    × Food & Alcohol (except as noted)
  • Payment Schedule
    ✓ 25% due now
    ✓ Balance due 60 days before trip
  • BOOK NOW

your host

Carmen Huter

Far far away from her familiar Austrian home, the land of the long white cloud, New Zealand, inspired Carmen to chase mountain peaks and sun rays. In every free minute that her university degree and two jobs allowed, she slowly went on to venture off to lands across the waters; soon also with a camera in hands.

Fast forward to three years later, leaping from corporate to creative, Carmen decided to step into the unknown and follow the urge to pursue photography. A loyal following of 130k+ on social media, several National Geographic online features, many trusted brand partnerships and more than three dozen countries later, the once unknown has morphed itself into a beautiful, messy reality the photographer is eager to share with you.

To create more than to consume are words the 25 year old lives by.

itinerary

Zagreb: Get a caffeine buzz while in Croatia’s capital at any of the endless café terraces. Admire the colorful roof of St. Mark’s Church or explore the quirky museums like the Museum of Broken Relationships.

Zadar: Zadar is the second largest city in Dalmatia, and one of the oldest, continuously inhabited cities in Europe. Watch a memorable sunset over the ocean and experience local art as you walk over the solar-powered work of art known as the Greeting to the Sun.

Split: A historical coastal city where remnants of the ancient Roman palace are built into hundreds of homes and restaurants throughout the city center. Split is the perfect homebase for yachting from island to island.

You’ve made it! We’ll meet you at the airport in Zagreb and transfer you to the hotel. For those of you who arrive early, enjoy a city tour covering St. Mark Church, Tkalčiceva street and more.

Meet the crew for dinner at 8pm and cheers to the adventure that lies ahead!

Arrival: Welcome dinner at 8pm. Fly into Zagreb Airport (ZAG).

Included: Airport Transfer, Welcome Dinner

Breakfast will be provided before hitting the road for Plitvice Lakes National Park. We'll arrive when the park opens to get the best photo and lighting opportunities.

Afterwards, the journey will continue on to Zadar.

Photography Workshop: We will spend a few hours discussing composition, equipment, how to have a voice and create a loyal online community, image backup and post processing. Naturally, I am available all week to answer your queries, yet today will be a more formal setting.

Included: Breakfast, Tour of Plitvice Lakes National Park, Entrance Fees, Photography Workshop

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel before starting your city tour of Zadar. The tour will cover St. Anastasia Cathedral bell tower view, St. Donat Church, the Square of Five Wells, the antique Forum and much more in this historic city.

The rest of the afternoon is free for exploring. Don't miss out on a breathtaking sunset at The Greeting to the Sun!

Included: Breakfast, Tour of Zadar

Climb aboard and experience a boat excursion to Dugi Otok. We'll discover hidden coves, beautiful white pebble beaches, turquoise water, and a lighthouse from 1849. Enjoy the clean sea, take in the fresh scent of pine trees and relax as you capture content by water.

Included: Breakfast, Boat Excursion to Dugi Otok

Wake up for an early morning departure to Krka National Park and explore Šibenik on a guided tour. We'll visit popular sites including the UNESCO Cathedral of St. Jacob and enjoy epic views such as the St. Mihovil Fortress.

We'll head back to Split to wrap up the incredible day of exploration.

Included: Breakfast, Tour of Krka National Park, Entrance Fees, Tour of Šibenik

Today, we'll travel to Hvar and Pakleni by speed boat on another boat excursion. We’ll enjoy one final meal together and cheers to the memories made along the way!

Included: Breakfast, Boat Excursion to Hvar and Pakleni Islands, Farewell Dinner

For those not leaving until later, join us on one last guided city tour of Split. Experience the Diocletian cellars, St. Duje Cathedral, Riva promenade, Marjan hill and incrdeible rooftop views. Airport transfer included!

Included: Breakfast, Tour of Split, Airport Transfers

Departure: You'll wake up in Split. Fly out of Split Airport (SPU).

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All of our trips include accommodations, transportation between cities, some meals and a number of activities relevant to the theme of your trip! Most of our hotels also include breakfast, but that varies by destination. A local guide who speaks the language will also be assigned to your trip and ready to provide recommendations every step of the way. Welcome to a better way to follow your passion while seeing the world!
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Excursions and tours vary trip to trip and are based on the theme of the trip. Refer to the trip itinerary to see which activities are included in your trip!
Typically, at least 2 dinners and breakfast every day is included, but it varies trip to trip. You can ask your local guide for tips on where to eat cheap if you’re on a budget! Dietary & allergy information will also be collected leading up to the trip to ensure you’re taken care of.
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A 25% down payment is due at the time of booking. The down payment is refundable until your spot is confirmed at which time it becomes non-refundable. You will receive an email when your spot is confirmed. The remaining balance will be charged 60 days prior to the trip departure. If you book within 60 days from trip start, the full amount will be due at booking, but still refundable until your spot is confirmed. See all of our Terms & Conditions.
When you book your trip, your spot will enter a pending status. In most cases, your spot will be confirmed about 48 hours after booking. In cases where the trip has not yet achieved the minimum number of bookings required for confirmation, your pending status may last longer. While we typically notify much sooner, you’ll be notified at least 60 days prior to trip start whether or not your spot is confirmed. Your down payment is refundable until your spot is confirmed. We recommend not booking a flight until your spot is confirmed.
We cater to adults past the stage of roughing it - that means no hostels and no hotels below 3 stars. We strive to create an experience that’s not only authentic, but also easily accessible and comfortable. All hotel locations are conveniently located near the heart of each major destination, so you can live like a local. Less time in transit means more time doing; save the commute for back home.
No more than 20 travelers on each trip. In order to create a personalized experience, we feel it is important to keep group sizes smaller. Sometimes, less is more!
We try to start and end all trips in a major city with an international airport for your convenience. It’s up to you whether or not you want to continue your adventure after the trip ends!
We will send a detailed itinerary with everything you need to know at least 2 weeks prior to your trip start date including hotel information and airport transfer information (if included). Before your trip, you’ll be invited to both a Facebook and WhatsApp group to meet the other travelers and start exchanging information. You can expect each trip to kick off with a welcome dinner for you to meet everyone after settling into your room. Bon Appétit!
Unless listed otherwise, you’ll sleep in twin or double shared accommodations with private bathrooms. Traveling with a friend? Just plug in their name while booking under "Special Requests" or shoot us an email at hi@trovatrip.com and we’ll ensure you’re roomed together. Uncomfortable with sharing a room? No problem! Most of our trips offer a single supplement option that you can choose when booking.
Excellent question! We’ll provide a full itinerary including hotel and transportation details at least 2 weeks prior to your trip including all necessary travel information. Accommodations often change depending on the group size, so we like to get the exact itinerary out to you when finalized to avoid confusion.
If you’re leaving the country, you’ll need a valid passport that doesn't expire for at least 6 months from your return date. You may also need a Visa. Unfortunately, we cannot provide Visas or guidance on Visas, so please check with your local consulate. We'll send you a packing list leading up to your trip to help you prep what's needed! If you have specific questions about what to pack, email us at hi@trovatrip.com.
Trips are hosted by topic experts and led by local guides. Most trips also include a Trip Manager to help coordinate. You’ll be introduced to all staff prior to your trip. Feel free to reach out with any questions regarding your upcoming trip or link up on social media!
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Downtime will vary trip to trip according to the itinerary. We do our best not to jam-pack itineraries so that you have some time to explore or relax on your own!
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