Plitvice Lakes Private Tour from Zagreb

Updated: 1. March 2021.


Plitvice Lakes Day Tour from Zagreb – 2021 | 3-in-1

Plitvice lakes NP – Rastoke watermill village – Dairy farm cheese tasting

  • Enjoy morning coffee in sleepy Rastoke watermill village
  • Have a easy-going guided walk inside the Plitvice lakes NP
  • Visit Dairy farm, meet locals and taste local cheese | Optional
  • Private tour for 1-8 people
  • Going Zagreb→Split? Include Plitvice lakes into Zagreb-Split Day Transfer→ Read more

Day Trip from Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes NP

Most popular day trip from Zagreb. Plitvice Lakes NP is 2 hours drive from Zagreb, one way. When you make first step inside Plitvice lakes NP, you might think – ‘Wow, it’s a Paradise Lost!’ Wherever you look, there’s a scene worth camera shot.

Plitvice Lakes are highly protected unspoiled nature, listed as UNESCO WH site. Over 1 million people come here each year to enjoy unspoiled nature – geo & hydro phenomenon of the ‘karst’ rocks.

Is Plitvice Lakes NP worth visiting?

Simple answer is – Yes! Travelers discovered Plitvice in late 19th century, and visit it ever since. Lakes offer crystal clear water in all shades of green and blue. When water surface is completely calm, you can see the bottom of the lake, like there’s no water – priceless.

Also, as a protected landscape, you’ll hike in pure oxygen environment. Good night sleep is guaranteed!

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We would leave Zagreb  @8:00am. On our way to Plitvice Lakes, first stop is Rastoke watermill village. Time for wake-up coffee and short sightseeing. Next, Plitvice Lakes NP visit.

On our way back we can visit Diary farm (optional) and replenish our energy with local cheese delicacy. Expected return to Zagreb, around 6-7:00pm.

small ‘sleepy’ watermill village with interesting rural architecture. Here we would stop for short wake-up coffee and sightseeing (approx. 45min).

LAKES: when we enter national park you will choose your walking time: 2.5 – 4 hours. During the walk, we’ll use bus and boat, giving us time for refreshment and snacks.

By exploring Plitvice lakes on foot, you pass dense forests of beech, fir and pines. Lakes area is home to bears, wolves, and great variety of birds, too. No worries, big animals are miles away.

Dairy Farm Cheese Tasting

DAIRY FARM (optional): on our way back, we can visit family-owned Dairy farm. There we’ll taste local cheese (cow & sheep milk) and delicious Croatian ‘Strukli’ soup (Strukli – dough filled with fresh cottage cheese, cooked as a soup). Welcome schnapps and organic apple juice included!


Tour price: 

  • 2 people – 190 EUR per person (car)
  • 3 people – 145 EUR per person (car)
  • 4 people – 140 EUR per person (mini-van)
  • 5-8 people – 130 EUR per person (mini-van)
  • From June till September there’s – 15 EUR per person surcharge – due to high-season ticket price

Duration: ~ 10 hours
online by credit card or pay in cash
transportation (hotel pick-up/drop-off), Rastoke village (sightseeing + coffee ), entrance fee (ticket), private guided tour (‘skip the line’ service)
Dairy farm visit (optional): welcome schnapps, cheese tasting & organic apple juice – 15 EUR per person surcharge
Zagreb Airport pick-up -OR- drop-off: surcharge of 35 EUR
Full program details & prices → Read more

| Optional

Plitvice Lakes tour can be booked as a Self-guided tourRead more This option is for people who want to explore Lakes in their own pace and interests. For example: Self-guided tour for 2 people is 280 EUR (NOT per person). Entrance fee (ticket) and Dairy farm visit are not included in Self-guided tour price.


Booking Form - Plitvice Lakes Private Tour

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So, we can customize your Day Tour from Zagreb - Plitvice Lakes NP
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Guided = tickets/guiding inside the park included | Self-guided = tickets/guiding inside the park NOT included
If you like, on the way back to Zagreb, we can visit Dairy Farm for Cheese Tasting. Meet local farmers, taste local cheese... Recommended!
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If your travel plan includes e.g. Istria, Zadar, Split, Dubrovnik, islands (Brač, Hvar, Vis, Korčula) etc., send me details. I can customize another tour, which can include rest of Croatia -- OR -- just give you useful tips 🙂


Plitvice Lakes Private Tour from Zagreb
Plitvice Lakes Private Tour from Zagreb
Plitvice Lakes Private Tour from Zagreb