Croatia: Health Studies

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Length

11 days

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Destinations

Zagreb, Zadar, Split and Island of Brac

Program includes

  • 9 Nights of Hotel Accommodation
  • All Ground Transportation
  • Daily Breakfast & Lunch
  • Welcome & Farewell Dinners
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tours
  • Full Time Guidance & Assistance
  • Travelers Insurance

Program highlights

  • St. Catherine Private Hospital
  • Private and Public Clinic Visits
  • Split Sulphur Springs
  • Day Trip to Mountain Sljeme & Omis
  • Plitvice National Park
  • Diocletian Palace
  • Rafting on Cetina River/Zipline Experience
  • Krka National Park
  • Etnoland Dalmati
  • Island of Brac Day Trip

Itinerary

Day 1 – Departure

  • Depart Home for Zagreb, Croatia

Day 2 – Zagreb

  • Arrive in Zagreb, Croatia
  • Meet at Hotel
  • Orientation Walking Tour – The group will become oriented with their neighborhood, the public transportation systems, nearby pharmacies, markets, ATMs, etc. Additionally, an in-depth safety briefing will be provided for what to do incase of an emergency. 
  • Welcome Dinner – The group will be taken for an authentic dinner with a wide variety of menu options to cater all diets.

Day 3 – Zagreb

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tour of Zagreb – Ban Jelačić Square, the Dolac Market, Gric Tunnel, Strossmayer Promenade, Lotrščak Tower, and the Stone Gate and more…
  • Farmer’s Market Tour
  • Group Lunch – Traditional Croatian Cuisine
  • St. Catherine Private Hospital OR School of Public Health Visit – Introduction to Croatian Health System/Private Clinics vs Public Hospitals 
  • Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion

Day 4 – Zagreb

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Day Trip to Mountain Sljeme
  • Hiking Trail (duration: approx. 2.5 hours)
  • Group Lunch
  • Return to Zagreb
  • Structured Free Time & Cultural Immersion

Day 5 – Zadar

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Transfer to Zadar – Private Bus (approx. 3 hours)
  • En-Route Visit to Plitvice National Park – Plitvice Lakes is the oldest and largest national park in the Republic of Croatia. The Plitvice Lakes National Park offers visitors seven different routes to tour the lake system, and four hiking trails.
  • Group Lunch
  • Arrive in Zadar – Check-in & Refresh
  • Orientation Walking Tour

Day 6 – Zadar

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tour of Zadar – Old City, Church of St. Donat that lies on the ancient Roman forum built from the 1st century BC to the 3rd century AD, Cathedral of St. Anastasia, Sea Gate, Land Gate, City Walls, the Square of Five Wells and more…
  • Group Lunch – Dalmatian Cuisine
  • Private Clinic Visit – Physical Therapy/Rehabilitation

Day 7 – Split

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Transfer to Split via Krka National Park
  • Krka National Park – Walking Trail and Boat Ride
  • Etnoland Dalmati – Presentation on Traditional Dalmatian Lifestyle
  • Group Lunch
  • Arrival in Split – Check-in

Day 8 – Split

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tour of Split –
    Farmer’s Market, Split’s Golden Gate, Riva, City Hall, the Statue of Gregory of Nin, Peristil, St. Domnius Cathedral, Vestibul and more… – Hike to Marjan Hill 
  • Diocletian Palace – These ruins are some of the most valuable surviving buildings of the Roman era on the Adriatic coast.
  • Group Lunch
  • Visit to Split Sulphur Springs
  • University of Split Visit – To be confirmed

Day 9 – Split

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Day Trip to Omis – Private Bus
  • Scenic Drive along the Coastline
  • Rafting on Cetina River/Zipline Experience
  • Group Lunch
  • Time for Swimming in Omis
  • Return to Split

Day 10 –  Island of Brac/Split

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • Ferry Boat from Split to Supetar
  • Historical & Cultural Walking Tour of Supetar
  • Transfer Supetar to Bol
  • Group Lunch
  • Golden Horn Beach
  • Structured Free Time
  • Return to Split
  • Farewell Dinner & Program Closing

Day 11 – Return

  • Breakfast & Day Briefing
  • End of Program
  • Depart Split, Croatia for Home or Continue Trip

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