CROATIA, SLOVENIA, AUSTRIA, CZECH REPUBLIC
Glorious coastal scenery, beach parties galore and the chilled out island lifestyle of Croatia joins with the stunning beauty and adrenalin pumping action adventure of Bled and the Emerald River Day trip. Chuck in the Alpine majesty (and seriously good grub, including the best ribs you’ll ever eat) of Salzburg and Cesky Krumlov and the mind blowing history (and partying) of Prague and you get 6 nights and 7 days of pure, awesome adventure – if you want to discover the best of Eastern Europe the Bohemian Trek is most definitely where it’s at…
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Day 1: Split - Pag
Departing Split the island paradise of Pag is our destination, with its crystal clear island waters, beautiful sunsets and awesome food. An afternoon spent swimming and lazing on the beach gives way to a local cheese and wine tasting at sunset, before we head to dinner and the famous Pag roast lamb. With an island lifestyle that’s out of this world Pag is host to some of the best beach parties ever, and tonight we’ll party the night away on Zirce beach with the locals as Pag comes to life after dark.
Day 2: Pag - Ljubljana - Bled
From the Croatian coast to the awesome Alps, get ready for the drive of your life through some of Europe’s most incredible scenery. Take turns as bus DJ whilst we cruise through stunning Slovenia, with a stop at Ljubljana to explore before heading back on the road to Bled. At the foot of the Southern Alps, beautiful Bled is our base for two nights. Tonight test those backpacking muscles and row out to the nearby island church to ring the bell for luck, explore the amazing landscape and chill out with your trip mates in this true Eastern paradise, ready for an action packed day tomorrow on one of our most awesome optional excursions – the Emerald River Day Trip…..
Day 3: Bled
A hearty breakfast is in order as we dedicate today to action, adventure and serious adrenalin! With the magnificent Slovenian Alps as our playground, the optional Emerald River Day trip will see us swimming, rafting and canyoning through waterfalls, mountains, searing peaks and stunning valleys before an evening BBQ in the alpine air - the perfect end to a truly awesome day.
Day 4: Bled – Salzburg
A day of sheer touring pleasure, with castles, great music and alpine scenery galore as we head to Salzburg, world heritage city and home to the best schnapps, incredible ribs and the Sound of Music! On arrival we’ll head to the Monastery of Beer before an evening at the Schnapps farm, where we’ll feast on ribs, Schnapps, cider, local beer and homemade liqueurs for a totally traditional evening and the best local food around.
Day 5: Salzburg - Cesky Krumlov
Cesky Krumlov is the destination today and it’s a short drive from Salzburg to this, one of our best loved gems. Visit the old town and check out the gorgeous medieval castle or get adventurous and go rafting on the Vlatva River before an evening in our traditional Bohemian Guesthouse just outside town, where beautiful Bohemia abounds.
Day 6: Cesky Krumlov – Prague
Our last day takes us to Prague, the Bohemian Capital and one of the most iconic cities in Eastern Europe. Arriving mid-morning you’ll have the whole afternoon to explore this incredible city following our orientation walk on arrival, which will open your eyes to the stories and history of this inspiring, complicated city; a mix of old and new, traditional and modern – a side you’ll see tonight, on the last unforgettable night of our tour!
Day 7: Prague
Our Trek finishes after breakfast. To continue your Eastern adventures why not jump on to our Classic Rhapsody or Rhapsody, or get exploring freestyle on our Hop On, Hop Off network with a North Loop, Flexitrip or applicable One Way trips?
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