Plitvice Lakes Multi-Activity Holiday

Looking for an activity filled week exploring one of the most beautiful national parks in the world? Then join us on our multi-activity holiday around the truly breathtaking Plitvice Lakes National Park. Let our highly experienced English speaking guides take you on a week of fun and adventure with daily activities including white water rafting, kayaking, cycling, hiking and more.

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This Plitvice Lakes activity holiday is ideal for families, couples and single travellers looking for an active holiday.

At a Glance

  • 7 Night multi activity holiday including flights and transfers
  • Price is per person based on 2 people sharing in low season. Single travellers welcome.
  • Explore the gorgeous Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • 5 days of organised activities including your equipment
  • Small groups consisting of maximum of 16
  • Overnight stay in a private guest houses with half board

Plitvice Lakes Multi-Activity Holiday

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£ 925.00

Includes return flights, overnight accomodation, half board & transfers


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Plitvice Lakes Multi Activity Holiday

Looking for an activity filled week exploring one of the most beautiful national parks in the world? Then join us on our multi-activity holiday around the truly breathtaking Plitvice Lakes National Park. Let our highly experienced English speaking guides take you on a week of fun and adventure with daily activities including white water rafting, kayaking, cycling, hiking and more.

The Plitvice Lakes National Park was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site on this multi-activity holiday you will discver why. With its 16 lakes and seemingly endless waterfalls which will leave you in awe, whilst you explore the parks forests which are teaming with wildlife, a truly unforgettable experience.

Daily Activities

River kayaking, white water rafting, hiking and cycling are part of the daily activities and are suitable for all ages. The rivers are calm and friendly, they are not physically demanding and not dangerous to swim in. During the summer time the water temperature is pleasant thanks to the warm weather. The cultural sightseeing that is also part of this holiday, make it a truly unique and memorable experience.

Accommodation

Guests will be staying in shared private guest houses in the charming village of Korana. Korana is a small, idyllic village close to National Park Plitvice and the guest houses in Korana are clean and comfortable, traditional houses in beautiful riverside locations. Delicious breakfasts and dinners are cooked by local hosts, with the opportunity to spend your evenings socialising with friends, family and fellow guests under the stars.

Group size

These are small group tours with a maximum of 16 people per group. These tours are also ideal for single travellers.

Departure Dates 2017

  • May 20, 27
  • June 3, 10, 17, 24
  • July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
  • August 5, 12, 19, 26
  • September 2, 9, 16, 23

What’s Included

  • Return flights from London Gatwick, Heathrow or Manchester.
  • 7 Night multi activity holiday
  • 5 days of organised activities with equipment included
  • Overnight stays in private guest houses
  • Breakfast and Dinner daily
  • Includes entrance fees to the national park
  • Includes professional English speaking instructors and equipment
  • Return airport transfers
  • ATOL Protected

Why Us

  • We are specialists in tailor-made travel to Croatia and have the UK’s largest range of activity holidays and day trips
  • Unrivalled customer service and extensive knowledge of the region, help us to craft unique and tailor made tours, holidays and unforgettable activity holidays in Croatia
  • Your Croatia activity holiday is covered by our ATOL cover providing you 100% financial protection and peace of mind for your trip
  • Our concierge team provide not only 24/7 support throughout the booking process and the trip, but also some little touches to show we care from the minute you get in touch to your return to work with the holiday blues

Day 1

Arriving at the village of Korana

After arriving at Rijeka, Zadar or Zagreb airport, you will be taken to the charming riverside village of Korana, close to National Park Plitvice, where you will be welcomed by your host in their private guesthouse. You will have some time to settle in and relax before meeting your fellow travelers over a welcome drink. There will be a brief orientation and a chance to discuss the planned activities for the week ahead.

  • Meals: Dinner
  • Van transfer from the airport (duration of the trip: 2 hours)

Day 2

Exploring National Park Plitvice

The 16 beautiful lakes with their extraordinary colors are waiting for you. Follow the trail that takes you over wooden walkways, past amazing waterfalls and numerous caves. There are over 90 waterfalls in the park, an abundance of wildlife, vast forest areas and much more for you to discover. You’ll enjoy a lovely picnic lunch surrounded by unspoiled nature. You will return to the starting point by taking a panoramic boat ride and a shuttle bus ride.

After returning in Korana in the afternoon, you can take a swim in the crystal clear river that flows just past your guest house.

  • Meals: Breakfast and Dinner (picnic lunch on your own)
  • Walking: 4 to 6 miles (6 to 10 km)
  • Terrain: easy with well-marked paths

Day 3

Discovering the Plitvice area by bike

On day 3 you will discover the beautiful countryside of Plitvice by bike. Almost all the roads that you will take are traffic free and run through picturesque fields and between forest covered hills. There will be time to relax and enjoy an outdoor picnic before cycling back to Korana for a traditional Croatian dinner.

  • Meals: Breakfast and Dinner (picnic lunch on your own)
  • Cycling: 4 hours
  • Terrain: rolling hills (the route may be too long for young children to cycle, but a support van will be available to take any tired participants back to Korana)

Day 4

Kayaking in the Upper Mreznica Canyon

After a 45min van ride from the guesthouse to the Upper Mreznica Canyon, we will start our expedition into the canyon. We will travel through a narrow and deep gorge that only lets the sunlight in for a few hours per day. When this happens, around noon, it creates some amazing light effects. When we reach the river, we will start paddling through a beautiful canyon landscape filled with white rocks, waterfalls and lush vegetation. We will also get to see a strong freshwater spring on our journey to the second highest waterfall in the Mreznica river. At this 8m high waterfall we will take a break for swimming and for a picnic, before paddling to the finish line of our expedition.  The van will take us back to Korana at the end of the afternoon.

  • Meals: Breakfast and Dinner (picnic lunch on your own)
  • Kayaking: 4 to 5 hours, moderate level, class II-III.
  • Van transfer (duration: 45 min)
  • Please note: During high water levels, rafting boats will be used instead of kayaks (2 hours of rafting). During low water levels, only the downstream part of the trip can be done (2 to 3 hours) 

Day 5

Day of rest with optional trips

Take a day to rest and recharge your batteries for the days ahead, or discuss the options for another trip with your guide, in case you prefer to stay active and explore more of Croatia. Several trips can be arranged, from beach trips to climbing, hiking, canyoning or sightseeing. If you decide to take a trip on this day, and the weather conditions are in your favor, please note that an additional fee is payable to the guide.

  • Meals: Breakfast and Diner (lunch on your own)

Day 6

Hiking in National Park Paklenca or National Park Northern Velebit

Both national parks are equally beautiful and today you will enjoy an amazing hike in one of them. The breathtaking views, the dense forests and the unspoiled nature are sure to make a lasting impression. Your guide will present several interesting hiking itineraries and together a route will be chosen that best suits the group’s abilities. After the hiking trip, you will return to Korana for dinner.

  • Meals: Breakfast and Dinner (picnic lunch on your own)
  • Van transfer (duration: approx. 1h30min)
  • Hiking: 5 hours, moderate level 

Day 7

Rafting on the Una river in Bosnia

The lovely Una river is the natural order between Croatia and Bosnia. It is surrounded by dense forests and is always rich in water, even during the summertime, so you can bring out your raft any time of the year. The water has a beautiful green color but is so clean that you can safely drink it. Your guide will choose a rafting route that best suits the current water levels and the abilities of your group, as there are several options with various levels of difficulty.

  • Meals: Breakfast and Dinner (picnic lunch on your own)
  • Van transfer (duration: 1 hour)
  • Rafting: 2 to 3 hours, class I-III

Day 8

Departure day

You can schedule your transfer from Korana to the airport based on your flight departure time. In case you holiday in Croatia will continue, please feel free to ask your guide for tips and advice on interesting destinations and sights that will be worth a visit. Your guide will be happy to share some insider tips with you that you will not find in most of the travel guide books.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Van transfer to the airport (duration of the trip: 2 hours)

Private Korana Village Guest Houses

Guests will be staying in private guest houses in the charming village of Korana. Korana is a small, idyllic village close to National Park Plitvice and the guest houses in Korana are simple, traditional houses in beautiful locations.

The private guest houses consist of 2 or 3 bedroom houses set alongside the picturesque Korana river. The private guest houses are clean, comfortable and also ideal for families looking to share a full house together.

Optional Hotel Accommodation

For guests who would prefer to stay in a hotel, we can offer packages that include overnight accommodation at the nearby 4 star Hotel Degenija. Please speak to one of our Croatia specialists about upgrading to this hotel.

  • The prices on our website are based on low season departures in May and October. Holidays from June through September will be higher, so please adjust your budget accordingly