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Emerald & turquoise lakes, waterfalls, outdoor lovers' paradise

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From price based upon

  • 2 sharing a double/twin room, Half Board
  • Airport transfers and all equipment as described
  • Flights from London Stansted

Multi activity adventure holiday which includes kayaking, rafting, walking, swimming and cycling around the Plitvice Lakes National Park area.  Take in the stunning scenery of this World Heritage Site which has 16 lakes, too many waterfalls to count and thick green forests.  Previous kayaking experience is recommended but not obligatory.

Total group size will be a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 16.  Accommodation is provided by the families and owners of  private guest houses. Traditional dwellings with simple yet clean rooms in an idyllic setting.  Peaceful and tranquil surroundings.  Please note that some rooms may have to share a bathroom between two.

Day 1 arrival to Plitvice, by air to Zagreb, Zadar or Rijeka, you will be collected at the relevant airport and transferred to the small village of Korana which will be your base for the next week.  After settling in, meet up for dinner and learn more about your programme.

Van drive 120 minutes

Day 2 – Walking, Plitvice Lakes National Park

Start the day walking and hiking along the wooden raised paths and bridges in and around the Plitvice Lakes. Its 16 emerald and blue travertine lakes surrounded by beech and pine forests are home to a wide variety of  wildlife. After a picnic lunch, we will take a panoramic boat and train ride before returning home for dinner.

Walking, hiking, 4 – 6 miles, terrain – easy well, marked paths.

plitvice-lakes-croatiaDay 3 – Cycling Plitvice Lakes area

Today is a cycling day, all about exploring the pastoral beauty of the countryside by bike.  Cycle on practically traffic free roads through forest, between hills and across fields.  At lunch time you will have a picnic and time to relax. After this its then back to Korana village in time to relax before a traditional Croatian evening meal. Breakfast and dinner included.

Cycling, 4 hours. terrain – rolling hills.

Day 4 – Zrmanja River Kayaking

This kayaking trip is an expedition down the magnificent Wild West-like canyons of the Zrmanja River in Velebit National Park. Perfectly clear and green waters, rapids and waterfalls, hidden swimming pools and steep sided canyons will make this excursion an unforgettable experience. No previous kayaking experience is needed providing you can swim. We use open canoes or sit-on-top kayaks for 2 persons with the option of a child seat. Rafting boats are used during high water season (usually before May and after September, but the water level can vary a lot in spring and in autumn). After an amazing day on the river, we will return to our vans and drive back to Korana village.

Van ride – 120 minutes each way, kayaking class II – III, easy/moderate – 4 hours

Please note that if the water levels are low this trip can only be done downstream.

Day 5 – Your day off

Be as active or lazy as you wish – there are organised tours of hiking, canyoning, climbing, sightseeing or beach trips.  These off site trips are optional and will incur an additional cost of approximately e 50 per person, payable locally.

Van ride max 2 hours each way

Day 6, – Una River Rafting

The River Una is a natural border between Croatia and Bosnia. Here you will see the  natural  beauty of the clear water and dense forest, even when the summer is dry, the Una river flows, so you will raft here.  There are several sections from which to choose and our Guides will select the one best suited to the Group and current water levels.  Breakfast and dinner is provided.

Van ride 60 minutes each way.  Rafting, class II – III, 2- 3 hours

Day 7 – Upper Mrezinca Canyon Kayaking

On the water today – kayaking the upper Mreznica canyon,  starting upstream, travel a  gorge so narrow and deep that the sun only enters for a couple of hours every day around noon, which creates some spectacular light effects.  Enjoy the waterfalls and lush vegetation before arriving at a strong freshwater Spring.  Continue to the second highest waterfall where you will stop for a picnic and a swim.  After this break, continue downstream to return to the vehicles. Breakfast and dinner included today.

Van ride – 45 minutes each way, kayaking class II – III, moderate – 4 – 5 hours

Please note that if the water levels are low this trip can only be done downstream.

Rafting on the Una

 

Day 8 – Departure day

Either transfer to the airport for your trip home, or to your onward hotel if you are staying for longer.

Price includes

  • Return airport transfers
  • 7 nights in double/twin rooms
  • Meals on a half board basis.
  • Use of all equipment
  • 5 days organised activities
  • Neoprene shorts and booties or sandals in the event of colder weather
  • NP entrance fees
  • English speaking guides
  • All ground & transportation throughout
  • Local taxes Insurance for activities
  • Minimum age 8 years, accompanied by parent/guardian

Meals tend to be quite heavy on meats and sausages, bread and pastry.  Anyone with special dietary needs should advise us as soon as possible.  Vegetarian diets can be catered for but we do recommend bringing your favourite protein snacks.

Itinerary is subject to change dependent upon Group ability, preferences, weather, water levels and your local Guide will do their utmost to ensure your holiday matches expectation without compromising on safety at any time.  This may mean changing the itinerary above.

Gratuity for your Guide is not included in the above

Departure Dates 2017

Every Saturday from from 20 May – 30 September inclusive

Other dates or private escorted tours on request

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