Group tour for Plitvice Lakes

Plitvice Lakes group tour

Plitvice lakes group tour

Every Day from: 1.5. – 15.10.
7:15 am Start from Split

Itinerary

07:15h* Departure from Split
11:00 – 15:00h Guided sightseeing of Plitvice Lakes
15:30 – 16:30h Time for optional lunch
19:00 – 19:30h Arrival in Split
* 7:05 h voucher check
Possibly the itinerary may be adjusted due to the traffic, flooded trails or bad weather conditions in the park.

Highlights

  • Cascading lakes – all of the 16 lakes are situated at a different level and flow one into another via series of cascades and waterfalls;
  • Big Waterfall – 78 m high waterfall, the highest one in Croatia, caused by the flow of the Plitvica creek down the steep cliff;
  • Upper and Lower Lakes – gentle and smooth shores of southern Upper lakes and wild, steep and narrow canyon of northern Lower lakes;
  • UNESCO – Plitvice lakes are one of the first natural sites in the world to be inscribed on its World heritage list;
  • Crystal clear water – combination of changing colours of the water and its incredible pureness with the surrounding nature makes you feel like in a fairy tale;
  • Boat and train ride – enjoy a short boat ride on Kozjak lake and a panoramic train ride through the beech and fir forests.

Description

Our comfortable, air-conditioned mini-van or bus will pick you up at the prearranged location and head up through the countryside towards – Plitvice Lakes. The unity and harmony of 16 lakes and their rare natural and cultural value is not famous only throughout Croatia, but also worldwide; earning this remarkable national park a coveted place on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage sites. Arriving to Plitvice, we’ll walk through these ancient woodlands led by our experienced guide. The path takes us first across Gornja Jezera (Upper Lakes), a system of 12 lakes separated by travertine barriers. Then it’s time for a peaceful boat ride towards the second area called Donja Jezera (Lower Lakes), placed in a limestone canyon.

Wherever you are in Pltivice it’s easy to see why its travertine marble formations are such an extraordinary natural phenomenon. The barriers, sills and other forms created in these lakes, karst rivers and streams are stil an ongoing process that shapes the wonderful landscapes that make your walk through the park so enjoyable. It’s these same travertine formations that have and are still creating the numerous magnificent waterfalls here. Over time, the water changes its course, leaving some barriers dry as it deposits new layers elsewhere. This constant evolution makes the Plitvice Lakes never look the same. The best way to actually see this happening is when you are standing in front of the Big Waterfall, 78 meters high. The roaring thunder of the water as it hits the ground is unforgettable! Our journey ends with a tram ride.

With the end of the guided sightseeing we go in a restaurant for an optional lunch. After restaurant it’s time to drive back to Split along the highway, still excited and full of lasting impressions —make sure your camera has extra batteries!

Price list and schedule

1st May—31st May
740 kn / 99€ >17 years
550 kn / 75€ 7-17 years
375 kn / 50€ 0-6 years

1st Jun—30th Sep
820 kn / 109€ >17 years
610 kn / 82€ 7-17 years
410 kn / 55€ 0-6 years

1st Oct—15th Oct
740 kn / 99€ >17 years
550 kn / 75€ 7-17 years
375 kn / 50€ 0-6 years

Price includes:

Pick Up and Drop Off, entrance tickets, transport with comfortable passenger van or bus, official English speaking tour guide, road tolls and parking, all taxes and VAT.

*Tour is not recommended for children under 3 years old
** Price of the entrance ticket includes boat and tram ride.

Useful information

Passengers are recommended to bring comfortable items such as comfortable closed walking shoes, sportswear, snacks, water and most definitely a camera to take some amazing photos.

It is also recommended to bring a jacket/warm sweater and umbrella/raincoat due to unpredictable weather conditions in the area (subject to the season and weather forecast).

Tour is not recommended for children younger than 3 years and people with mobility issues as tour includes walking on uneven surfaces.

Please be advised that due to the geographical position and frequent local weather changes, the weather conditions in the Plitvice Lakes National Park may be much different than in Split area. Please check the weather conditions in the park day before the tour and make sure to dress appropriately.

Health & Safety Information

WAYS WE ARE KEEPING YOU SAFE WHILE TRAVELING WITH US:
1. Cleaning procedures
Disinfecting surfaces is one key way to minimize the spread of viruses. All our vehicles (bus, minivan and boat) will increase the frequency of our regular cleaning/disinfecting program and all inside areas will be cleaned at least two times per day with the cleaning products which are considered effective in combating coronaviruses (products with at least 70% alcohol).

2. Hand sanitizers
Personal hygiene including frequent hand washing and not touching your eyes, nose or mouth is essential to minimizing the spread of the COVID-19 and other viruses. Hand sanitizers will be available during the whole trip (inside of the vehicle). Guests will be kindly asked to use the sanitizer every time getting in/out of the vehicle.

3. Social distancing (physical distancing)
One of advices about how to stop the spread of coronavirus by avoiding close contact with other people. In our vehicles we leave additional space between passengers. Group sizes will be adjusted in best way to accommodate all social distancing requirements.

If you have any questions or concerns, or you are just looking for the right advice for vacation in these difficult times, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our mission is to provide our services on way that protect our guests and staff in their workplaces.

Plitvice lakes from Split to Zagreb 2019


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About Exploration Tours

Exploration tours are a mix of walking tours and adventure tour, combining the best things of both. Enjoy a relaxing time as you explore the various nature parks that litter Croatia‘s domain. Take a breath of fresh air and walk around the untouched beauty of various nature parks.

There’s truly everything for anyone in Croatia, whether you enjoy exploring various nature parks, walking around historical architecture or testing your bravery by hanging a hundred or so meters off the ground by ziplining.

About Plitvice Lakes

Plitvice Lakes is Croatia’s largest and oldest national park. Occupying a total of almost 300 km^2, it’s safe to say exploring this national park will take a while. Experience the blissful nature of Croatia in Plitvice lakes and let your body relax as you take in the various sights of the national park.

Plitvice is positioned in the mountainous region of Croatia, between two mountain ranges of Mala Kapela and Plješivica. The park falling administratively in two counties, mostly in the Lika-Senj (90.7%) and Karlovac (9.3%). There’s a total of 16 lakes inside Plitvice, separated in upper and lower clusters.

Due to the exceptional beauty that has lasted for dozens of years, Plitvice lakes was proclaimed as Croatia‘s first national park in 8th of April 1949. The park is made up of various travertine barriers that resulted in the creation of the lakes, providing outstanding universal value, for which Plitvice Lakes were internationally recognized on 26th of October 1979. with their inscription onto the UNESCO World Heritage list.

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