Zagreb is the capital of Croatia. It is the major place to alight by flight to take the Croatia tour by the international tourists. It is also a tourist’s destination to see its heritage and culture. The Plitvice Lakes day trip from Zagreb is most sought by tourists. There are many one-day tour operators, who can take you to see the aquatic wonder in the Europe. It is advisable to book online as the Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of the major attractions, where hundreds of tourists come daily. Croatia is a tourist friendly nation.
How far is Plitvice Lake from Zagreb?
The Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes distance is 130-km. It will take almost a two-hour journey by road. The day trip operator from Zagreb will take you in a private bus, which may take one hour thirty minutes to reach the Plitvice lakes.
- The highway A1 Zagreb passes by 31-miles away from Plitvice lakes.
- Franjo Tuđman Airport is in Zagreb, which receives most of the international tourists.
- Josipdol is the nearest rail station to alight for Plitvice Lakes from Zagreb.
It is advisable to check with your tour operator for the route that they take you to see the Plitvice Lakes. Most of the 1-day tour operator pick you from the hotel, where you stay. It is advisable to come under all-inclusive package, which includes the up and down transportation.
Plitvice Lakes Hiking Trails
The Plitvice Lakes day trip from Zagreb will travel through the scenic villages. Once you reach the Plitvice Lakes National Park, you have to go by hiking only. There are 16-lakes in total. The upper lakes consist of 12-lakes. The lower lakes consist of 4-lakes. The beauty of these lakes is streams, waterfalls and cascades, which are interconnected. There are wooden pathways and natural bridges to cross the lakes. The upper lakes and lower lakes are present at an altitude of 636 meters to 503 meters above the mean sea level.
- The Plitvice Lakes hiking trail is not good for disabled people and elderly people.
- This place is not safe to bring kids below 3-yers old.
- If you have any health issues, you must consult with your doctor before planning your Plitvice Lakes tour in Croatia.
A guided tour will be beneficial for all tourists visiting this national park. By hiking trails, you will see waters falls, cascades, natural spring and streams of water flowing continuously. You can see lush meadows all around these lakes. You can take picturesque photos of this exotic place along the hiking trial in the Plitvice Lakes National Park.
The Plitvice Lakes day trip from Zagreb will be cheaper, when you book online. It is advisable to come in a group and enjoy this rear natural phenomenon on the planet Earth. You can see the lake watercolor changing to blue, green and gray. The water is crystal clear, and you can see small fishes swimming all around these lakes.