At agreed time, our tour guide / driver will pick you up in Zagreb to start pleasant ride to the national park. On our way, first stop will be a visit to the Homeland War memorial in Turanj. The collection is set up on a battlefield of the worst fights of Croatia army which defended Karlovac and proves the importance of Turanj as an advance guard for Karlovac since the period of Ottoman Empire. After this intriguing history lesson enjoy short stop for a coffe in Rastoke. This village respresents an excellent introduction to the Plitvice Lakes as this location is often called as „Small Lakes of Plitvice“ because both destinations are connected with the same river. Apart from astonishing natural beauties, Rastoke are best known for its little waterfalls along the Slunjčica river and well-preserved mills and houses which represent the unique style of this region.
Once arriving at Plitvice Lakes national park, begins your adventure of discovering the whole park area accompanied by our knowledgeable tour guide. This park consists of 16 terraced lakes, formed by natural travertine dams. Depending on the angle of the sun’s rays and the mineral makeup of the water, lakes change colors throughout the day, from bright turquoise to gray. Enjoy the walk and be amazed by the preserved nature of the area. After the tour your tour guide will take you to the local restaurant where you can taste traditional dishes of this area (optional). He will gladly make some recommendations for food, drinks or even suvenirs. After the lunch, starts your pleasant drive to the final drop off location in Zagreb.
- 8:00 Pick Up in Zagreb
- 9:00 Visiting Homeland War Museum in Turanj
- 10:00 – 11:00 Visiting Rastoke and a coffee break
- 11:30 – 15:30 Sightseeing of Plitvice Lakes National Park with tour guide
- 16:00 – 17:00 Time for lunch
- 19:00 Drop off in Zagreb
Possibly the itinerary may be adjusted due to traffic, flooded trails in the park or bad weather conditions.