Walking Croatian National Parks

8 days
6/20/20 - 6/27/20

This is an all-time favorite hiking trip suitable for active people who find joy in experiencing the great outdoors on foot.

Enjoy amazing scenery and landscapes of five Croatian National Parks stretching from Croatia’s coastal mountain region to some of Europe’s best preserved ecosystems. This trip includes the Croatian National Parks of Paklenica, Risnjak, Krka, North Velebit and the world famous Plitvice Lakes.

The hiking routes are a moderate difficulty level, last approximately
4-6 hours per day, and are popular across all age groups. This hiking schedule allows enough time for relaxing evenings.

Carefully chosen accommodations reflect local vibes close to the spectacular destinations. You will stay in a family-run hotel on a riverbank, charming guesthouses in Korana Village, and a hotel in a picturesque town with over 6,000 years of history.

Experienced local guides know how to avoid overcrowded destinations ensuring authentic and perceptive experience.


Walking Croatian National Parks

Day # Activities Place Lodging Meals
Sat 1 Arrival Zvecaj Zvecaj Hotel D
Sun 2 Risnjak NP walking Risnjak NP Zvecaj Hotel B
Mon 3 Northern Velebit NP hiking Mount Srdj, Dubrovnik Korana Village BD
Tue 4 Plitvice Lakes NP walking Plitvice Lakes NP Korana Village BD
Wed 5 Optional day (relax or choose between several river, walking, sightseeing or beach trips) Central Croatia or Adriatic coast Korana Village BD
Thu 6 Paklenica NP hiking Paklenica NP Skradin hotel B
Fri 7 Krka River NP walking Krka River NP Skradin hotel BD
Sat 8 Departure B

If you have time, consider staying day or two in Croatia before your departure.

7 nights accommodations
7 breakfasts and 5 dinners
5 days of organized activities
National Park entrance fees
Saturday arrival van transfer from Zagreb airport
Saturday departure van transfer to Zagreb, Zadar or Split airport
All ground transportation by van
Skilled English speaking guide and assistance

Local taxes and permits
Use of walking poles

Not included:
Drinks and meals not indicated in the itinerary
Tips and other personal expenses
Optional trips

Accommodation type: Small 3*** hotels and family-run guesthouses. Two (per request three) beds per room. In some accommodations in Korana Village two rooms could share one bathroom. 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.

Arrival airport: Zagreb, Croatia
Departure airport: Zagreb, Zadar or Split, Croatia.

Arrival transfers: Arrivals are recommended by 5 PM.
Transfers for arrivals after 5 PM may be subject to a surcharge and may miss the group dinner with orientation.

Departure transfers: You can book your flight from Zadar or Split from 10 AM onwards. Earlier departures can be accommodated. There might be several group transfers between the destination and airport depending on flight departure time.
If flying out of Zagreb, please do not book your departure flight before 1 PM due to the longer driving time from the accommodation.

Number of participants: 8 - 16 guests per group.

Minimum age: 12 years if accompanied by adult.

Child discount: 10%, valid for children of 12-14 years of age if accompanied by an adult. One child partaking in the discount shares the parent’s room; two or more children can have their own room.

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. Wandertrail Tours guides, partners 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. Wandertrail Tours reserves the right to alter the itinerary without prior notice.

Please make your check payable to Wandertrail Tours and send to:  Wandertrail Tours, 1262 Sunny Dr. Eugene, OR 97404.

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