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Plitvice Lakes Day Trip
Activities in Zagreb

Plitvice Lakes Day Trip

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Amazing natural scenery with an amazing guide. Katarina is clearly recommended, and a fundamental part of the sublime experience we had :)
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Fall in love with Europe's most beautiful natural springs. Plitvice Lakes in Croatia is home to spectacular waterfalls, luscious green forests and breath-taking turquoise pools.

Plitvice Lakes Day Trip Itinerary

On the morning of your tour, around 9 am, you'll be picked up from your hotel in Zagreb and taken south, through the verdant Croatian countryside in the direction of the Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Along the route, you'll make a stop in Rastoke, a picturesque settlement that is known for its quaint water mills. Its name roughly translates as "the branching of rivers", and it is located where the Slunjčica River splits and forms the Korana River. You'll have time here to stretch your legs and wander around the pretty village, taking photos of the historic buildings. 

Hop back on the bus to finish the rest of your journey, and you'll soon arrive at the majestic Plitvice Lakes. With the help of a map, your guide will point out the sixteen lakes and the cascades that connect them, explaining the different routes that you'll be able to explore to make the most of your day trip. After enjoying a delicious traditional meal (optional), you'll have around 4 - 5 hours of free time to discover the national park at your own pace.

The Plitvice Lakes National Park is a truly magical place. The lakes, split over different levels of mossy rock, are filled with pools of naturally colour-changing waters. Impressive waterfalls - the tallest is over 255 feet (78 m) tall - and rivers snake through the lush virgin forest, which is home to diverse wildlife including brown bears! Hike through the captivating wilderness thanks to the wooden walkways and immerse yourself completely in its beauty.

After meeting back up with your guide, you'll make the return journey to Zagreb, where you'll be dropped off at your hotel between 7 pm and 9 pm.

Traditional meal at Plitvice Lakes

Complete your experience enjoying a typical lunch during your excursion to Plitvice Lakes. You'll be taken to a local restaurant where they serve delicious Croatian food including one of the most traditional delicacies - lamb or beef cooked "under the peka". This way of cooking, popular in the Balkans, literally means "under the lid" - meat and vegetables are placed under a cast iron pan which is covered with embers in a wood oven. You'll have your pick of the many dishes on the menu, which includes vegan and vegetarian options.

Important information

Between the 2 November and 1 March this excursion requires a minimum of 2 people to operate.

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Price

Adults Children between 7 and 17 years old Children under 7 years old
Day trip
US$ 147.20
US$ 123.60
US$ 111.80
Day trip with lunch
US$ 194.30
US$ 159
US$ 147.20

Day trip

  • Adults

    US$ 147.20
  • Children between 7 and 17 years old

    US$ 123.60
  • Children under 7 years old

    US$ 111.80

Day trip with lunch

  • Adults

    US$ 194.30
  • Children between 7 and 17 years old

    US$ 159
  • Children under 7 years old

    US$ 147.20

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

12 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks en english, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks en english, although it may occasionally be done in two languages.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

Transport by air conditioned minibus with WiFi to Plitvice Lakes.

English speaking guide.

Entrance to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Traditional lunch at Plitvice Lakes (optional).

Visit to Rastoke Village.

Reduced group size.

When to book?

You can book up until 5 days before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Only some areas are accessible.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

No printing of documentation required.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 3 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

From
US$ 147.20
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.