Visit Plitvice Lakes and Rastoke mills from Zadar in this private tour designed just for you. Relax and listen rustle of the magnificent waterfalls, ride in a boat across Kozjak lake and at the end of the day visit Rastoke village, famous for its authentic 17th century mills.
AVAILABILITY: every day, entire year
SIGHTS & ATTRACTIONS:
Plitvice Lakes National Park is established in 1949 and in 1979 UNESCO added Plitvice to World Heritage List among the first in the world. CNN listed Plitvice 3rd on their list of the World’s most beautiful waterfalls to visit. Plitvice lakes are multi-level system of 16 Upper and Lower lakes that cascade descending into magnificent waterfalls and pools lengthening 5460 m in a vertical line. Due to its uniqueness this natural phenomena is often called Land of the falling lakes where stones grow. The process of tufa barriers growth in Plitvice lakes is outstanding considering that usually tufa barriers grow couple of centimeters in 30 years but in Plitvice they grow from 30 to 60 centimeters.
Rastoke are a watermill village near the town of Slunj, completely situated on Slunjcica river. At first Rastoke were developed as watermilling and wash mils settlement. It is a wonderful symbiosis of Slunjcica river creations and water powered mechanical mills, few hundreds years old.
Nowadays, its primary function is replaced and locals focus more on tourism. Slunjcica river is filled with wild trout which you can taste at the spot caught directly from the streams. Gourmets will enjoy and delicious bread from Rastoke made of freshly ground mixed wheat and house made yeast.
This Water world will definitely offer unforgettable experience to you and all your friends.
PLAN OF THE TOUR:
Duration: 10:30 hours
Departure at 8:00 from departure points. Ride to Plitvice lakes through picturesque landscape. Within arrival at the Plitvice lakes National Park begins a 3 hours guided tour of the Plitvice lakes. You will enjoy in one of the World’s most beautiful national parks and its untouched nature. Besides walking, this tour includes a ride with electric boat across the lake Kozjak. Later we will proceed to the nearby Rastoke village and lunch will be served at the terrace above the river while the fish swims below your feet. After lunch you will have some free time to explore this outstanding landscape filled with streams, waterfalls, watermills, hidden paths and bridges over river Slunjcica. At 16:30 departure towards Zadar. Return to Zadar at 18:30
PRICE for 4 persons: 510,00 EUR (3842.6 HRK)
Price for each additional person: 82,00 EUR (617.83 HRK)
INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
- transfer with air-conditioned vehicle
- licensed local guide
NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE:
- lunch and beverages
- personal consumption
- Plitvice Lakes National Park admission
RECOMMENDED AGE: suitable for adults, children and elderly
DIFFICULTY: easy, walking tour through Plitvice lakes. However, there is lot of steps at the National Park, so this tour is not wheelchair accessible
WHAT TO BRING: take comfortable shoes, warm clothes, sun cream during summer, rain coat in case of rain, your ID, money, mobile
GUIDE: licensed Croatian, English and/or German speaking guides
NOTICE: Plitvice lakes National park is situated at the continental part of Croatia so please, have in mind that weather conditions may vary from those at the coast.
Transfer pick-up and drop-off can be organized according to your preferences, even directly from your accommodation.