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Head across the Adriatic to untouched Croatia! Raft down the emerald green Cetina River, wander through the marble ruins of Diocletian’s Palace, and sail the Dalmatian Coast to discover secluded beaches and the island of Brač. If you want to mix up your evening plans, enjoy an optional dinner in the neighboring port town Trogir!
* This tour meets on Thursday night in Split after 16:00 and ends on Sunday. Transportation to Split is not included. If you need any flight options you can check options here.
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If you select the Meet Us There option, please plan to arrive at your accommodation by Thursday evening. Luggage storage will be available for those of you arriving before 16:00. You can check in at the reception desk. Detailed information regarding your trip, including directions from the airport(s) to the accommodation, will be emailed to you in the days leading up to your departure for Croatia. The rest of the students will be traveling by bus through the night and will be arriving Friday morning, so you will meet with your tour leader at breakfast on Friday morning.
After checking in with you Trip Leader at breakfast, you have all day to explore Split and its surrounding areas. Bus2alps will organize a white-water rafting trip on the Cetina River, a sea-kayaking adventure, and rock climbing (not included). If you choose not to join any of the outdoor adventures, you can spend your day laying out on one of Split’s beaches, join a tour of the Split city center, visit the Diocletian Palace, rent a bike and ride up Marjan Hill, or take a day trip to local surrounding towns, like Omiš. You can hop on the local bus to the town of Omiš, which is located 25 kilometers from Split and is where the Cetina River meets the sea.
Friday night there will be an optional pub crawl (not included) to the best of Split’s bustling nightlife. Meet in the hostel reception at the designated time if you are interested in joining the pub crawl. If you choose not to join the pub crawl, the night is free to explore Split’s many restaurants, cafes, and pubs.
Saturday you have all day to explore the second largest city in Croatia and largest on the Dalmatian Coast. For those interested, Bus2alps will organize a private island cruise tour that heads to the island of Brač (not included). Meet in hostel reception at the designated time. Brač is known for its rolling hills, isolated bays, clear waters, and its views. Once on Brač you will have time to explore the medieval buildings and secluded winding alleys. You will climb back on board our private boat to enjoy lunch while we sail to our second stop where you will have a few hours to relax on a beach and swim before sailing home in the early evening.
If you stay in Split, you can spend your day laying out on one of Split’s beautiful beaches, join a tour of the Diocletian Palace, go to Marjan Hill, or take a day trip to local surrounding towns.
Saturday night there will be an optional trip to the island town of Trogir, situated thirty minutes from Split (included and requires minimum number of participants). Here there are many great dinner options. Your trip leader will provide you with recommendations of where to eat. We will return to Split after dinner. Afterwards, it is possible to check out one of Split’s many great nightlife options.
Check out is at 10:00 am. If your flight departs later in the day you will be able to store your luggage in the hostel. Sunday is a free day to visit any of the sites you missed over the weekend.
Rafting the Cetina River: Experience an adventurous ride down Croatia’s natural beauty, the emerald green Cetina River. Duck through lush overgrown trees expanding over the river and find yourself in large scenic expanses as you rush down the Cetina. When we’re all finished and off the river, a traditional Croatian late lunch will be included.
Private Island Tour: Spend your day cruising around the coastline on a private boat and visiting the island of Brač. Cruise includes a grilled seafood, veggie or chicken lunch with bread, wine and soft drinks. Brač is known for its rolling hills, isolated bays, clear waters, and its views. Once on Brač you will have time to explore the medieval buildings, and secluded winding alleys then climb back on board our private boat to enjoy lunch while we sail to our second stop where you will have a few hours to relax on a beach and swim before sailing home in the early evening.
Sea Kayaking: Join in on a scenic adventure around Marjan peninsula, perfect for all skill levels. Enjoy secluded bays in shaded pine forests to pebble beaches with plenty of chances to swim!
Split Pub Crawl: Immerse yourself in a mix of Split’s top pubs, bars, and clubs, while getting to know other fellow travelers.
Walking tours: There are numerous walking tours throughout Split that you can organize through the hostel reception or your trip leader. The most popular ones feature the Dicoletian Palace.