Our itineraries reflect 40 years of experience in crafting exceptional educational tours. That means we know exactly how to make the best of your time abroad—incredible destinations, immersive activities, centrally located hotels, and smart, well-traveled tour managers who ensure your educational goals are met. Here are some of the exceptional features of this tour.
We have high standards, which is why we take care to include these features in every tour.
After a busy day, comfort is key.
Save the commuting time, beat the morning crowds and keep right on exploring after dark when your hotel is in the heart of the city.
Delicious, authentic, multi-course dinners at local restaurants with meal times tailored to maximize your experience.
Part guide, part educator, part engineer, part mind-reader, part magician—ACIS Tour Managers are your travel partner.
Never wait hours at the airport to share a transfer with other later groups.
We're so sure you're going to love your tour, we guarantee it!
24/7 on the ground support whenever and wherever you need it.
Participants will have unlimited access to personal headsets so that local guides and ACIS Tour Managers can more easily communicate with the group along the way.
Our tours are designed to help you and your students be in the moment and experience everything the world has to offer.
Go on a journey beneath the surface of the Earth as you travel to the jaw-dropping Postojna Cave. Students will see enormous stalagmites and other geological wonders in this informative, exploratory experience. Have fun riding the mini-train that transports you through a complex system of passages and dramatically lit chambers that were formed over the eons by the Pivka River.
Beauty. Nature. Wonder. Experience it all when you visit the spectacular Plitvice Lakes National Park. You’ll enjoy one of the most beautiful natural sights in Europe as you learn about the unique geology of the region that led to its creation. See the park's 16 terraced lakes which cascade into each other through a series of waterfalls. Follow the wooden footbridges and pathways and discover natural travertine dams, crystal-clear waters that range in color from turquoise to grey to green and Mother Nature at its best.
Students share some of the most impactful and rewarding moments of their educational tour experience, teachers share the level of quality and care they get from ACIS, and tour managers share a bit of the magic they witness as they facilitate learning and a love of new cultures for ACIS groups across the globe.
This itinerary is the starting point for your tour, but it’s not set in stone. If there are days you would like to change, or specific places you’d like to go, we can work with you to create a personalized program that fits the needs of you and your students.
Depart from the USA.
Arrive in Dubrovnik, meet your ACIS Tour Manager and transfer to your hotel. Acquaint yourself with the Pearl of the Adriatic during an orientation tour later today.
George Bernard Shaw once said that "those who seek paradise on Earth should come to Dubrovnik." This morning's guided sightseeing tour shows you highlights of the old town—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—such as the ancient city walls, the cathedral and the Rector's Palace as well as the harbor. The afternoon is free for you to explore more of Dubrovnik at your own pace. If you have time, perhaps ascend to the summit of Mount Srd by cable car for views you won't soon forget!
Today enjoy a full day excursion to Montenegro. Nestled between the Adriatic's Gulf of Kotor and surrounding mountains, the medieval-walled old city of Kotor is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the narrow streets, cathedrals and historic squares that served as important commercial and artistic centers in the Middle Ages. Then return to Dubrovnik.
Depart Dubrovnik and enjoy marvelous views of the Adriatic as you drive up the Dalmatian coast to Split. This city's engaging blend of ancient and modern feels simultaneously preserved and alive, with something to see around every corner.
Discover the city of Split on a guided sightseeing tour. You'll see the highlights of the old town, a UNESCO World Heritage site, including the relics of Diocletian's Palace, a palace and fort built by the retired Roman emperor in the 4th century around which the city itself has grown. The afternoon is yours to explore more at your own pace. Perhaps visit Bacvice beach to watch locals play the unique game of picigin, invented here, or hike Marjan Hill for beautiful birds-eye views of the old town and harbor.
Depart Split this morning and journey inland to the spectacular
Plitvice Lakes National Park, one of the most beautiful natural sights in Europe. The park's 16 terraced lakes cascade into each other through a series of waterfalls formed as travertine deposits have created natural dams over time. Wooden footbridges and pathways let you discover the crystal-clear turquoise waters of this natural wonder without disturbing the unique geology. Continue to Croatia's capital and largest city, Zagreb, for the evening.
Today's sightseeing tour of Zagreb with a local guide shows you highlights of both Gornji grad, (Upper Town) and Donji grad (Lower Town). Marvel at coat of arms tiled onto the colorful roof of St. Mark's Church, gaze sky-high at the twin neo-Gothic spires of Zagreb Cathedral, feel the lively buzz of Dolac Market and see the statue of Ban Jelacic in his namesake square. Then depart for Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia and a multicultural city noted for its many fine museums and medieval architecture.
Kick off the morning with guided sightseeing of Ljubljana's most famous sights. Discover the Old Square before crossing the Dragon Bridge on the way to Market Square. See the town's most recognizable sights, the Triple Bridge, City Hall Square and the Bishop's Palace, before ending your tour with a stroll along the river. Then you’ll travel to the jaw-dropping
Postojna Cave, for an informative, exploratory experience where a mini-train transports you through a complex system of passages and dramatically lit chambers, formed over the eons by the Pivka River. Return to Ljubljana for the evening.
Depart for the USA.
Most Enhanced health coverage, program interruption, baggage delay/loss and travel delay protection while on tour. Plus, enhanced medical/job loss cancellation refund policy
Rate $300Add to Tour
Enhanced health coverage, program interruption, baggage delay/loss and travel delay protection while on tour. Plus, enhanced medical/job loss cancellation refund policy
Rate $250Add to Tour