18-to-Thirtysomethings: Adriatic Adventure Zagreb to Athens (ECZA)
Countries Visited: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Greece, Montenegro Excellent value, amazing prices, quality experiences Simple and clean hotels, guesthouses and hostels chosen for location and character Affordable public and private transport for maximum cultural interaction Plenty of optional activities tailored to your interests and budget
Trip Style: Information Not available
Service Level: Basic
Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Group Size: Max 16, avg 10.
Meals Included: No meals included
Accommodations: Hotels/hostels (14 nts, multi-share).
Relax on Corfu's beaches, make new friends over drinks along the Adriatic, explore charming old villages, discover the rich and varied culture of the Balkans, marvel at stunning views at the Bay of Kotor
From cultural Zagreb to ancient Athens and historic walled Balkan towns to the dance floors of exclusive nightclubs, this 15-day adventure promises a Europe you didn't know was there. You'll hit the Adriatic's famous sites and hidden gems in the company of other young travellers while indulging in sailing and hiking, exploring Montenegro and Albania, and embracing beach and social life in Corfu. This is a European trip like no other - strap on your sandals and discover it the right way.
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|Day 1||Zagreb||Day 1 Zagreb|
Arrive at any time. Additional Notes: If youd like to explore this city, consider booking a night or two of pre-accommodation. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Plitvice Lakes National Park||Day 2 Zagreb/Plitvice Lakes National Park|
Explore Zagreb on an orientation walk before transferring to Plitvice for the night. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Local bus (4.00 hour(s))
|Day 3||Split||Day 3 Plitvice Lakes National Park/Split|
Explore the terraced lakes, waterfalls, and hiking trails of Plitvice Lakes National Park, then travel to Split for an orientation walk upon arrival. Additional Notes: Entrance to the park is included. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Local bus (5.00 hour(s))
|Day 4||Split||Day 4 Split|
Enjoy a guided walk of Diocletians Palace. The rest of the day is free, opt to visit the famous Zlatni Rat beach on Bol, head to Trogir or the ancient ruined city of Solin, or experience the nightlife once the sun goes down. Included Activities: Diocletians Palace Guided Walk
|Day 5||Hvar||Day 5 Split/Hvar|
Take a morning ferry to Hvar. Upon arrival, enjoy an island-hopping boat cruise that stops at secluded coves around the Pakleni Islands. Included Activities: Pakleni Islands Boat Cruise Transport: Ferry (1.00 hour(s))
|Day 6||Dubrovnik||Day 6 Hvar/Dubrovnik|
For great atmosphere with good music, check out the East/West Beach Club. Its one of the best nighttime party spots and attracts a good crowd during the day as well. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Croatia - Bosnia) Border Crossing (Bosnia - Croatia) Transport: Ferry (1.00 hour(s)) Local bus (3.50 hour(s))
|Day 7||Dubrovnik||Day 7 Dubrovnik|
Today, new travellers may join you for the rest of your adventure. You are welcome to join them at a group meeting this evening, followed by an optional dinner.
|Day 8||Kotor||Day 8 Dubrovnik/Kotor|
Cross the border into Montenegro and go hiking or visit Lake Skadar. Additional Notes: Please note that we use a mixed sex dormitory in Kotor. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Croatia - Montenegro) Transport: Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s), 100km)
|Day 9||Kotor||Day 9 Kotor|
Enjoy an included day trip to the beautiful nearby village of Perast. Later, opt to explore the city of Kotor or the beaches of Herceg Novi. Additional Notes: Please note that we use a mixed sex dormitory in Kotor. Included Activities: Perast Visit
|Day 10||Tirana||Day 10 Kotor/Tirana|
Be sure to check out the lively nightlife here. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Montenegro - Albania) Orientation Walk Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours, 200km)
|Day 11||Saranda||Day 11 Tirana/Saranda|
Travel through the Albanian countryside to coastal Saranda, stopping along the way to explore towns and local sights. Opt to take a dip in the Blue Eye Spring and stop for lunch in the historic centre of GjirokastEr, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Additional Notes: The exact stops along the drive depend on the day and weather. Depending on traffic and arrival/departure times to Saranda, groups may opt to stop by Albanias largest archaeological site from the Greek era, which includes a large Roman amphitheatre and a Byzantine basilica. Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00-5.00 hours)
|Day 12||Corfu||Day 12 Saranda/Corfu|
Take a late afternoon ferry across the border to the island of Corfu. Enjoy an orientation walk in the old town of Kerkyra, then enjoy free time to hit the beach and the clubs in the evening. Included Activities: Border Crossing (Albania - Greece) Orientation Walk Transport: Ferry (1.00 hour(s))
|Day 13||Corfu||Day 13 Corfu|
Free time to hit the beach and the clubs. Opt to explore the island by horseback, visit some of the older churches and historic buildings found on the island, or relax on one of its many beautiful beaches.
|Day 14||Athens||Day 14 Corfu/Athens|
Spend the day in one of the most renowned ancient capitals of the world. Wander around the open-air museum that is the historic centre. Sample mouthwatering greek food such as Saganaki (fried cheese), or Spanakopita (spinach pie). Opt to visit the Acropolis site, the new Acropolis Museum, the Roman agora and the National Archaeological Museum. Additional Notes: Please note that passenger luggage (up to 23kgs/50lbs per passenger) is included on this flight. Transport: Plane (2.00 hour(s))
|Day 15||Athens||Day 15 Athens|
Depart at any time. Additional Notes: Please note that there are many things to do in and around Athens. Booking extra accommodation after your tour is recommended to take in the sites as this tour only spends one night in the city. Included Activities: Departure Day
Local Flights: N/A
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Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered.
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