Meet us in the marble city of Split and enjoy optional trips like river rafting or boating along the coast!
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 the beautiful beaches on the island of Brač. If you want to mix up your evening plans and venture from Split Saturday evening, enjoy an optional trip for dinner in the neighboring port town of Trogir!
- 3 Nights at Top-Rated Accommodation in Split
- Central location, within walking distance to the beach and Old Town Split
- Breakfast each morning
- Welcome dinner Thursday evening
- Bus2alps Trip Leaders
- Exclusive Bus2alps discounts on activities (River Rafting, Island Cruise & more)
- Transportation to and from neighboring harbor town of Trogir
- Private Walking Tour of the historic, marble city center
* 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 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.
Thursday evening there will be a complimentary welcome dinner, including three courses and a drink. Reception will give you the details of the dinner upon your arrival at the accommodation. The rest of the group 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 your Trip Leader at breakfast, you have all day to explore Split and its surrounding areas. Bus2alps will organize a river rafting trip on the Cetina River, a sea-kayaking adventure and a rock climbing trip (not included) in which you can choose to participate. 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 an included walking tour of the Split city center, visit Diocletian's Palace, rent a bike and ride up Marjan Hill or take a day trip to local surrounding towns, like Omiš.
Friday night there will be an optional pub crawl (not included) to experience the best of Split’s bustling nightlife. Meet in the hostel reception area at the designated time set by your Trip Leader 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 and cafes or to stroll along the waterfront Riva.
Saturday you have all day to explore Split, the second largest city in Croatia and largest on the Dalmatian Coast. For those interested, Bus2alps will organize a private island cruise that heads to the island of Brač (not included). Meet in the hostel reception area at the designated time set by your Trip Leader to depart for the Island Cruise. We will sail to the island of Brač and enjoy an included lunch onboard before hopping off upon arrival at the island's center, the town of Supetar. Brač is known for its rolling hills, isolated bays, clear waters and in the summer months, water sports and activities. You will have time to explore the island, relax on the beach and swim for a few hours in the afternoon 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 neighboring island town of Trogir, situated thirty to forty minutes from Split (included and requires minimum number of participants). In this beautiful historic town known for its Venetian architecture, there are many great harbour-front dinner options. Your Trip Leader can provide you with recommendations for where to eat. We will return to Split after dinner and afterwards, it is possible to check out some 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 by speaking with reception. 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 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 featuring various entree options alongside local Croatian bread and a traditional dessert. Approximate Cost: 55 EUR
Private Island Cruise: Spend your day sailing along the coastline on a private boat and visiting the island of Brač. The cruise includes a grilled seafood, veggie or chicken lunch with bread, wine and water. Brač is known for its rolling hills, isolated bays, clear waters and in the summer months, water sports and activities. Once on Brač, you will have the afternoon to explore the medieval town of Supetar, relax on the beach and swim before sailing home in the early evening. Approximate Cost: 55 EUR
Marjan Hill Scenic Peninsula Paddle (Sea Kayaking): Join in on a beautiful adventure around the Marjan peninsula, perfect for all skill levels. Enjoy secluded bays in shaded pine forests to pebble beaches with plenty of chances to swim! Approximate Cost: 43 EUR
Marjan Hill Discovery Climb: Even with no prior experience, this rock climbing session on Marjan hill is perfect. Learn how to climb and how to properly use gear on Marjan’s limestone hills while overlooking an epic view of the sea. Approximate Cost: 57 EUR
Pub Crawl: Immerse yourself in a mix of Split’s top pubs, bars and clubs, while getting to know other fellow travelers! Approximate Cost: 20 EUR (paid in cash in person)