Walking in the most beautiful national park of Croatia and a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Plitvice Lakes is the oldest Croatian National Park and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The sequence of 16 turquoise lakes linked together with beautiful waterfalls and travertine pools are really as beautiful as in the photos, even more. The lakes are surrounded by beech and pine forests and are home to extensive wildlife. You will walk by the lakes and up to amazing viewpoints where you will be able to admire the complete picture of this amazing natural attraction.
8:30 Pick up in your hotel in Zagreb (or any other location of your choice in Zagreb) and drive to the Park with a possibility to stop at some interesting points along the way like the charming Rastoke village
11:00 Arrival to the Park, parking and buying the tickets
11:30 Start of the walk
16:30 End of the walk and drive to Zagreb
18:30 Arrival to Zagreb
The itinerary is subjet to change due to traffic, weather conditions and your preferences.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Your hotel in Zagreb or any other location in Zagreb
End location: Your hotel in Zagreb or any other location in Zagreb
Duration: 10 hours
Due to the traffic the lenght of the tour may vary slightly
We will use my car to get to Plitvice Lakes from Zagreb, it's a clean modern Opel Zafira (2011) for up to 6 people that has air-conditioning. The drive is 2 hours one-way. Once at Plitvice we will walk around the lakes and maybe even take a boat at one point if you feel like it (no extra charge).
Estimated Local Cash Needed
320 Croatian Kuna (Kn) - Park entrance fee varies depending on the time of year:
-1.1.-31.3. & 1.11.-31.12.: 55 Kn per person
-1.4.-30.6. & 1.9.-31.10.: 150 Kn
-1.7.-31.8.: 250 Kn
Lunch: there are points in the Park that sell simple meals (sandwiches, grilled meat, fries, ice crem, drinks, etc), you can count around 70 Kn (lunch 50 Kn, drink 20 Kn). If you want after the walk we can stop in one of the local restaurants that serve traditional local dishes, a meal with a drink would cost around 100-150 Kn.
My car is a Daccia Lodgy from 2012 that can fit maximum 6 passengers+driver. Please inquire for larger groups because I have the possibility to rent a bigger car/minibus/bus for larger groups up to 50 people.
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We thoroughly enjoyed this tour with Davor! There were 4 teens beside myself in our group, and they really liked talking and listening to Davor explain a little about Croatia and our stops. We were able to see the whole park, had two other small stops. Wonderful tour just being us. Not a long day. Prior to arrival, Davor was always in contact and we were well taken care of! Highly recommend Davor!