Jeep safari Kozjak is a unique ride with jeeps Land Rover Defender through mountain Kozjak where you will enjoy the magnificent views on the city of Split and the islands surrounding it. You will experience an unforgettable adventure driving up the mountain Kozjak and get to know its natural and cultural heritage as well as the central Dalmatia, in the completely new way. It is impressive view of the mountain Kozjak from city Split, but only when you go into the arms of that mountain, you will realize just how under-explored, magnificent and mesmerizing it is. In this thrilling safari ride with short breaks, you will see that the Kozjak mountain is mountain with two faces. On the coastal side, it gives the impression of powerful impassable rocky barrier towering above the narrow belt of the Kastela fields, and on the north side, the upland extends to the edge of the highest mountain peaks.
Yes- (home made lunch)
No- additional cost
USD 95 for
Our jeep safari begins with gathering in the morning at 9:00 am on the Split waterfront. We continue along the main road through Solin and climb up the mountain Kozjak.The route actually starts in the east in village NinÄeviÄ‡i with the good and wide road that goes under the stone ridge some 15-20 m from the top and continues on unpaved paths. As we drive along the road, you will see the Italian bunkers, where the Italians had fortified positions on the former border of the NDH and Italy, which allowed them monitoring of the roads leading through Kozjak and Blace towards Zagora.
We continue to the eastern tip of Kozjak where is the church of St. Jure belonging to the Solin parish. This top is our first short stop â€“ viewpoint from which you have a panoramic view on city Split and you can take great pictures.
Next, we descend to the town of Blace where will make shortstop in front of the â€œdogsâ€ pit. Driving further, we pass Blace and proceed to other viewpoint located on the cliff. There is the church of St. Luke. From the cliffs, there is a fantastic view from one side on city Split, the islands and the surrounding area, while the other side shows the cruelty of the mountains of the Dalmatian hinterland, Dinara, Svilaja, and KameÅ¡nica.
Then we continue to the village VuÄevica that reflects the hard life of farmers through various vineyards, wells and stone houses. There is also an important shrine of St. Ante.
Shortly we continue our jeep safari and reach the Eco-ethno village Å kopljanci where we dine and taste the local specialties â€“ traditional dishes. After lunch, we set out to visit the ethnographic museum with the theme of bulls, musical instruments, and folk costumes, and the whole village is in the sign of bulls because of the competition Bikijada â€¦
Then we continue to the place KriÅ¾ni put dedicated to the fallen defenders in the homeland war. While driving, you will see a stone church of Sv. George built on the walls of prehistoric ruins while on the other hand; we have a view at Malacka.
Our next stop is at the beautiful church of St. Lovre, situated on the slopes of Kozjak where you can enjoy spectacular views of the Bay of Kastela, Split, Trogir and the islands of Brac, Hvar, Solta.
The return is via Kastel SuÄ‡urac, ancient city of Salona to the place where we started our adventure.