Arrival in Zadar Airport and transfer to 4 Hotel Kolovare for 1 night, BB.
Transfer from Zadar to Zvecaj Village by the Mreznica River. The guide will give you a brief introduction of the upcoming holiday.Van ride of approximately 2:45 hr. Cold plate with salami and cheese served for dinner.
Walking in Risnjak National Park, named after a lynx, a rare animal that inhabits its woods. The park is located in Gorski Kotar, the most mountainous and heavily forested region of the country and it includes both the Risnjak and Snjeznik ranges and the area of the Kupa River. The hike starts from Vilje and then leads towards the Big Risnjak, the highest point of this mountain range. Schlosser's mountain hut, situated 100m below the peak, is probably one of the most beautiful mountain huts in Croatia. After resting and enjoying the amazing view over the sea, other peaks of Gorski Kotar and even the Alps, the group will descend slowly back to Vilje and return back to hotel for dinner in the late afternoon.Walking:3-4 hr; Terrain: easy/moderate, well-marked paths.
The area of North Velebit National Park is rich in karst phenomena, outstanding biodiversity and exquisitely beautiful nature on a relatively small area. There are numerous mountaineering trails of which the most famous is the Premuzic trail, named after its constructor who built it in the late 1933. Walking: 4-5 hr; Terrain: easy/moderate, well-marked path.
Today we visit the most beautiful and stunning National Park of Croatia - Plitvice Lakes. We start our day walking along the wooden paths and bridges in and around Plitvice Lakes National Park. Its exquisite series of 16 emerald green and opal blue travertine lakes, more than 90 waterfalls and numerous caves make it a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Panoramic boat and train rides will take us back to the start.Walking: easy, 4-5 h; Terrain: easy, well-marked paths.
On the fifth day of your holiday you can be as active or as lazy as you want. You can relax by the river, swim or even take another optional cycling tour on your own in and around Plitvice Lakes National Park. Several river, walking, sightseeing or beach trips will be offered, in a case you are keen on discovering more beauties that Croatia has to offer.
Paklenica National Park is a part of a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve and a favourite hiking and climbing destination. It covers the area of torrent flows of Velika Paklenica and Mala Paklenica, their distinctive canyons carved vertically into the south slopes of Mount Velebit and the broader surrounding area.Walking: 4-5 h; Terrain: moderate, well-marked paths.
The last day of the journey takes us to Krka River National Park with its fantastic karst formations and travertine waterfalls. We explore the park's extensive waterways and complex history dating back to late 10th century and first Croatian kings. One of the options is a visit to Skradinski Buk waterfall, the place where the second hydro plant in the world was built, just a few years after the one on Niagara Falls. A boat will take us to Visovac Island and and its Franciscan monastery.Walking: easy, 3 h; Terrain: easy, well-marked paths.
Transfer from Skradin to Split Airport for your flight back home.Transfer time approximately 1 hour.
This itinerary and the duration of the activities are subject to change due to group abilities and preferences, weather conditions and forecasts, water levels, special events and interest. Our guides reserve the right to alter the itinerary without prior notice. .
Maximum number of participants: 16 guests per group (minimum age: 8 years if accompanied by parent(s)).