This trip will show you stunning sceneries and landscapes of 5 Croatian National Parks. It is perfect for those who like to enjoy the great outdoors on foot, no matter the age. All the way from Croatia’s inland mountain region to the Adriatic coast through five national parks: Risnjak, Northern Velebit, Plitvice Lakes, Paklenica and Krka. They are all protected for it’s biodiversity and natural phenomena. The daily walking routes are not too long or too strenuous, between two and five hours on easy to moderate terrain with enough time for relaxing in the evening.
The accommodation is chosen carefully to reflect local feel close to the key destinations. We will stay in a family run hotel on a river bank, charming Korana Village guesthouses and a hotel in a picturesque town of Skradin on Krka River. Our experienced local guides will avoid overcrowded destinations ensuring you get the most authentic and insightful experience. Consider staying in Zagreb prior to your departure; really worth getting to know this vibrating capital.
|Sat||1||Arrival, relaxing||Zvecaj||Zvecaj hotel||D|
|Sun||2||Walking||Risnjak NP||Zvecaj hotel||B|
|Mon||3||Hiking||Northern Velebit NP||Korana Village||BD|
|Tue||4||Walking||Plitvice Lakes NP||Korana Village||BD|
|Wed||5||Optional trip day||Korana Village||Korana Village||BD|
|Thu||6||Hiking||Paklenica NP||Skradin hotel||B|
|Fri||7||Walking||Krka River NP||Skradin hotel||BD|
Arrival and Transfer to Zvecaj Village
Accommodation: Zvecaj hotel; Meals: D; Drive: 1h from Zagreb airport, 1.5 h from Rijeka airport.
Walking in Risnjak National Park
Accommodation: Zvecaj hotel; Meals: B; Walking:3-4 h, easy/moderate, well marked paths; Drive: 1.5h-2h each way.
Walking in Northern Velebit National Park
Accommodation: Private guesthouses in Korana Village; Meals: B, D; Walking: 4 – 5 h, easy/moderate, well marked paths; Drive: 2.5 h each way.
Walking in Plitvice Lakes National Park
Accommodation: Private guesthouses in Korana Village; Meals: B, D; Drive: 15 min each way; Walking: 4-5 h, easy, well marked paths.
Optional trip day
Accommodation: Private guesthouses in Korana Village; Meals: B, D; Drive: max 2 hours each way.
Paklenica National Park Walking
Accommodation: 3* Skradinski Buk Hotel in Skradin; Meals: B; Walking: 4-5 h, moderate, well marked paths; Drive: 2h+1h.
Krka River National Park Walking
Accommodation: 3* Skradinski Buk Hotel in Skradin; Meals: B, D; Walking: 3 h, easy, well marked paths.
Meals: B; Drive: Zadar 45 min, Split 1 h, Zagreb 3.5 h
|adult||670 €||760 €||840 €||560 €||620 €||660 €|
|child||603 €||684 €||756 €||504 €||558 €||594 €|
|single||804 €||912 €||1008 €||672 €||744 €||792 €|
All prices are per person.
Child discount valid for children aged 12 and under at time of travel.
Low: May 15 – June 4; September 11 – 25
Intermediate: June 5 – 25; August 21 – September 10
High: June 26– August 20
|Departure dates 2021 - Saturdays|
Other dates on request.
- 7 nights accommodation
- meals as noted in itinerary (7xB=breakfast and 5xD=dinner)
- use of walking poles (with advanced notice)
- 5 days organized activities
- National Parks entrance fees
- local taxes and river permits
- Saturday arrival transfer from Zagreb or Rijeka airport/meeting point
- Saturday departure transfer to Zagreb, Zadar or Split airport
- skilled English speaking guide and assistance
- ground transportation
- drinks and meals not indicated in the itinerary
- tips and other personal expenses
- optional trips
Arrival airport: Zagreb, Rijeka
Departure airport: Zagreb, Zadar, Split
Arrival and departure transfers: Several group transfers will be organized throughout the day depending on group arrival times from Zagreb meeting point and Zagreb airport. Waiting time may up take up to 3 hours. Arrivals after 6pm may be subject to surcharge of 30 EUR per person. If flying out of Zagreb please do not book a departure flight before 1 PM due to long driving time from the accommodation.
Optional trips are not included in the price and can be booked on the spot. Optional trips cost approximately 40 – 70 € per person, payable on site, and are dependable on suitable weather conditions. The price is based on a minimum of 4 participants.
Maximum number of participants: 16 guests per group. Larger groups upon request.
Minimum age: 12 years if accompanied by an adult.
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.
Accommodation type: family owned hotels and private guesthouses. Please note that each house in Korana Village has 2-4 bedrooms, and that sometimes two rooms share one bathroom. Please inform us in advance (at time of your booking, by e-mail) should you require walking poles.