5 days
Duration
Croatia
Location
8+
Age
from 720 €
Price
May-Oct
Dates
4-16
Group size

Split, Plitvice Lakes and Zagreb, Croatia’s lively capital, are a must on your visit to our country. Over the course of five days you will see three towns, two national parks and one river.

Cycle in Krka River National Park and spend two nights in lovely Mediterranean town of Skradin. Kayak the gorgeous, green Zrmanja River and explore its karst canyon. Take a step back in time in Plitvice Lake National Park’s rustic Korana Village. Finish the trip in Zagreb, Croatia’s vibrant capital.

This holiday balances popular destinations such as Split, Plitvice and Zagreb with less known areas in Croatia.

Combine this break with other Huck Finn short holidays in all parts of Croatia.

Day ActivitiesPlaceLodgingMeals
Tue1Arrival, optional raftingCetina River & SplitKrka NP area HotelD
Wed2CyclingKrka River NPKrka NP area HotelBL
Thu3KayakingZrmanja RiverKorana VillageBD
Fri4Walking Plitvice Lakes NPKorana VillageBD
Sat5DepartureZagrebB
1

Arrival in Skradin

Meet your guide in Split in the afternoon and transfer to Skradin. If you have time, you can join us in the morning for an optional river rafting trip on the Cetina River. The Cetina is fun year round, but easy enough for beginners and families with children.

Settle into the hotel in Skradin and meet up with the group and guide for dinner.
Accommodation: Krka River NP area 3*** hotel; Meals: D; Drive: 1 hour from Split. 

2

Krka River National Park Cycling

Today we visit Krka River National Park. We will cycle from our hotel to the entrance and explore the Park’s impressive Skradinski Buk waterfall on foot. Getting back on our bikes we will cycle on local roads to Visovac island and visit Roski waterfall. Today we will enjoy an excellent traditional Dalmatian prosciutto lunch. After cycling, we return to the hotel and enjoy a late afternoon and dinner in Skradin on your own.
Accommodation: Krka River NP area 3*** hotel; Meals: B, L. 
3

Zrmanja River Kayaking

We depart from Skradin and head towards Velebit Nature Park and the Zrmanja River. The Zrmanja boasts gorgeous, clear, green water and is very refreshing in summer. No previous kayaking experience is needed if you can swim. We use open canoes or sit-on-top kayaks for 2 persons with optional child seat. Rafting boats are used during high water season (usually before May and after September, but the water level can vary a lot in spring and in autumn). After an amazing day on the river, we will return to our vans and drive to rustic Korana village within the Plitvice Lakes National Park where we will spend last two nights.
Accommodation: Korana village homestay (two rooms may share one bathroom); Meals: B, D; Kayaking: 4 h, class II-III, easy/moderate; Drive: 1h10 to the Zrmanja River, 2h to Korana village. 
4

Plitvice Lakes National Park Walking

Plitvice Lakes were Croatia’s first national park. It is a sequence of 16 emerald and turquouise colored lakes connected by numerous waterfalls. Wooden walking paths surround them, making it possible to come extremely close to the lakes. Observe fish, birds, butterflies and numerous plant species thriving in this protected are. There are several routes to choose from. We return to the quiet Korana Village after our walk and spend a relaxing afternoon.
Accommodation: Korana village homestay (two rooms may share one bathroom); Meals: B, D; Drive: 10 minutes each way. 
5

Departure

Transfer to Zagreb airport for your flight home. Please note it takes 2 hours to reach Zagreb, so your flight should depart no earlier than 10 am. Earlier departures can be accommodated. There might be several group transfers between the destination and airport depending on flight departure time. If you wish to spend some time in Zagreb, our guide(s) will be happy to transfer you to your accommodation in the city.
Meals: B; Drive: 2 hours. 

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 of interest, etc. Huck Finn guides and trip leaders will do their utmost to ensure the best possible experience for their clients without compromising safety at any time. This may mean changing the original itinerary to avoid discomfort or risk which could be caused by exceptional situations. Huck Finn reserves the right to alter the itinerary without prior notice.

2019highlow
adult770,00 €720,00 €
child693,00 €648,00 €
single924,00 €864,00 €

All prices are per person.

Child discount valid for children aged 12 and under at time of travel.

Seasons 2019

High Season: June 29 – August 30
Low Season: May 11 – June 28, August 31 – September 28

Departure dates 2019 - Tuesdays
May7142128
June4111825
July29162330
August6132027
September3101724
October1

Other dates on request.

Price includes:

  • 4 nights accommodation (in Korana village two rooms may share one bathroom)
  • halfboard
  • 3 days of organized activities
  • activities and use of equipment (kayaks, bikes)
  • national park entrance fees
  • transfers from Split and to Zagreb free of charge
  • local transfers
  • English speaking tour leader and assistance
  • local taxes and permits
  • insurance

Not included:

  • airfare
  • drinks and meals not indicated in the itinerary
  • gratuities and other personal expenses
  • optional trips

Arrival airport: Split

Departure airport: Zagreb

Departure transfers: Several group transfers between the airport and destination depending on departure time. Please note it takes 2 hours to reach Zagreb, so your flight should depart no earlier than 10 am. Earlier departures can be accommodated.

Optional trip is not included in the price and can be booked and paid on the spot. Optional rafting trip on the Cetina River costs 40 € per person, payable on site, and is dependent on suitable weather conditions.

Maximum number of participants: 16 guests per group. Larger groups upon request.

Minimum age: 8 years if accompanied by parent(s).

Child discount: valid for children of 12 years of age if accompanied by an adult. One child enjoying discount shares parent’s room; two or more children can have their own room.

Single use rooms are available upon request with a 20% surcharge. Sharing a twin room with another person is possible in case there are other guests interested in sharing. In Korana Village rooms are traditional and rustic and two rooms may share one bathroom.

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