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Private Guided Day Tour of Plitvice National Park from Zagreb

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    What to Expect
    Enjoy the beautiful landscape on your way to the Croatian UNESCO World Heritage site - National Park Plitvice Lakes.

    In only one day you will experience one of the most beautiful natural heritage sites in Croatia along with gaining an interesting insight into the historic importance of the area.

    This is what you can expect of your day:

    Morning departure from Zagreb.

    An hour drive to the first stop in Turanj Military complex Museum just near Karlovac city and on our way to Plitvice Lakes. There you will witness to the interesting and abundant military past and strategic importance of the area throughout the history of Croatia and Europe.

    After Turanj you have another 30 minutes drive to an idyllic watermill village of Rastoke. It has similar natural phenomena occurring as Plitvice Lakes and it is often referred to as "the Small Lakes of Plitvice". You will see the unique structure of well preserved wooden watermills on the waterfalls of river Slunjcica. The village found its place at the foot of the 19th century Napoleon's army Magazine since the area of Rastoke was actually the Eastern border of Napoleon’s Empire. It has an important autochthonous ecologic and ethnographic legacy.

    After the tour and coffee in Rastoke village you are continuing and reaching National Park Plitvice Lakes within 20 minutes drive.

    The tour of the National Park will take approximately 3-4 hours and will include hiking along both upper and lower lakes, a boat ride over the big lake and a train ride through park area at the end. You will be able to see 16 green and blue colored lakes arranged in cascades and connected to each other by a series of beautiful waterfalls surrounded by captivating forests and vegetation. It is a unique experience of natural harmony and beauty.

    After the tour of the park, you can expect to arrive in Zagreb at 5:30pm.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Zagreb hotels or other accomodation
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    • Morning coffee/tea
    • Professional guide/driver
    • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting point
    • Private tour
    • Comfortable vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Plitvice Lakes National Park
    • Entry/Admission - Rastoke
    • Souvenirs
    • Lunch
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    We utilized Jakov for four days while in Croatia - best experience ever. It was raining the day we went to Plitvice but he was fully prepared with rain gear and a thorough knowledge of how to handle the crowds. Told us about the "not to miss sights" along the way. Great break
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    Response from TheGuide-Croatia, Owner at Private Guided Day Tour of Plitvice National Park from Zagreb
    Responded Oct 16, 2018
    Dear Jim,thank you for sharing your experience in this review. It has been my pleasure touring and showing you around Croatia and finding your family backround like highlight of the tour.I hope to see you again since there is much more to see. best Jakov The Guide
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    It was an excellent experience for us. The guide was super nice, not only knowledgeable but also well prepared for everything. He is the best guide we’ve ever met. We 100% enjoyed the Plitvice Lakes National Park without having being annoyed by the crowd thanks to his
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    Response from TheGuide-Croatia, Owner at Private Guided Day Tour of Plitvice National Park from Zagreb
    Responded May 31, 2018
    . We are very pleased that you had a great time on yourday trip to Plitvice Lakes National Park with us. We always try to give our best and are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your tour. Your feedback is very much appreciated and valuable to us. . Thank you for choosing The Guide TA! Hope to see you again soon! Best Rgds Jakov
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