GREEN HEART OF CROATIA

Easy / Medium
8 days
April - October
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General

Offer includes 8 days of exploring beauties of Plitvice Lakes, Risnjak National Park, Velebit protected mountain range, rafting on the Kupa and the Mrežnica and swimming in the crystal clear sea waters around the island of Krk.

Enchanting medieval towns, turquoise sea, majestic mountains... With tasty foods, intimate accommodation, and a bit of adventurous spirit it is easy to find out why this small mediterranean country is a must – see destination.

Offer includes accommodation in 4-star hotels, all transfers in luxurious mini vans, tour guides and insurance.

Day 1 - Arrival

Transfer from the airport to the hotel. After dinner sightseeing tour of Karlovac – town on 4 rivers and town of parks, we visit Dubovac castle and have a complimentary drink at one of the pubs where we present a detailed itinerary of your trip.

Guided tours of Karlovac brewery and visiting Zagreb are optional.

Day 2 - Kayaking on the river Mrežnica

Kayaking on the upper Mrežnica, through the canyon over 3,5 m waterfalls. Picnicking on the canyon's highest waterfall. Swimming in the „pool“ between the cascades. Jumping from 8-meter cliffs for the brave ones. Lunch in Rastoke, an „outdoor museum“, a place of rich history. Return to hotel.

Day 3 - Trekking NP Risnjak

Trekking up Horvat Path to the top (3h), short break at Risnjak mountain house, ascent to the very top of the mountain (20 min). Taking photos, short break, lunch in Risnjak mountain house, return to Bear's Door and Marko's lair, Leska educational path. Return to hotel.

Day 4 - Rafting on the river Kupa

Rafting on the Kupa in the company of experienced skippers in raft boats for 2 – 8 people. Parts of the river from Osilnica to Brod na Kupi are not dangerous but hide many surprises and display rich flora and fauna of Gorski Kotar. You can go down some rapids only in life-vests to complete the adventure. The trip lasts 4 – 5 hours, depending on water level of the Kupa and on the length of breaks.

Day 5 - Island of Krk

Day is reserved for individual activities, rest and swimming in the sea around the island of Krk where you can visit an authentic tavern and enjoy tastes and scents of Adriatic fish, cheese, prosciutto, olives and local wines...

Return to hotel.

Day 6 – Light canyoning on the river Kupa

Going upstream Jasle creek through deep canyon called „Devils Pass“. In the middle of the trip after going over „five waterfalls“ we take a short break in the shade of old water mill ruins.

We go into water, put our elbows together, push forward and go down the slides of the waterfalls together with millions of crystal clear drops of water. We end the trip at Zeleni Vir mountain house where you must taste blackberry strudel.

Return to hotel.

Day 7 – NP Plitvice Lakes

Guided tour of Plitvice Lakes National Park. Seeing all 16 lakes connected by 90 waterfalls. Getting to know the historic facts, local legends and biodynamic processes that crated travertine cascades which connect the lakes. Rowing on lake Kozjak.

Return to hotel.

Day 8 – Transfer to the airport

As we drive to the airport we share our impressions and experiences, hoping for new encounters and new adventures.

Group size:

Groups of 4 – 14 people, trips for larger groups organised upon request.

Note:

If clients request a trip for less than 4 people in a group, the price of the trip is 20% higher per person.

Dates

Dates:
01.04. – 31.10. (every day)
Price:
16.500kn (2171€)
Price includes:
Offer includes accommodation in hotels with 4 stars (PP), all transfers in luxury vans, guides, insurance.
Price does not include:
Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
Transport to the place of the meeting
Personal items

Details

Difficulty:
Moderate
Activities:
Kayaking, Rafting, Trekking, Canyoning, Swimming, Wine Tasting
Accommodation:
Hotels
Location:
Karlovac, Risnjak, island of Krk, NP PLITVICE LAKES
Duration:
8 days
Climate
Spring and summer are usually warm and sunny. From May to October temperatures are pleasant to stay and activities in nature. The possibility of rainy periods always has and it is necessary to bring appropriate clothing and footwear for bad weather
In the event of extreme weather conditions TerraCroatica reserves the right to change timetablea activities. If the change of time is not possible your deposit will be fully refunded.