At your place: Villa, Hotel, Apartment
Flexible: Anytime you want
Except the stunning Croatian coast, Plitvice lakes are one of Croatia’s most amazing places and one of the most beautiful natural phenomena in Europe.
If you prefer enjoying in stunning nature, breathtaking waterfalls and picturesque lakes, than you are looking the perfect tour to book! To explore its beauty, at your pace and according to your special interests, we offer two options: explore the National Park on your own with directions provided by your driver / tour guide, or taking private local guide inside the National Park who will guide you for three hours.
Plitvice Lakes Private Tour from Split starts earlier in the morning, between 7AM and 8AM. Driver / tour guide will pick you up from your Hotel or any other accommodation in Split area with comfortable private car or minivan. After getting to know each other, he will introduce you with the highlights and the hidden gems of the astonishing National park to get a better picture of it. Based on your needs and preferences driver/ tour guide will suggest you perfect way how to explore this magnificent National Park or simply coordinate pick up time with private local guide if you have it booked. Driving on Private Tour from Split to Plitvice lakes takes around 3h in each way. Most of it is highway and smaller part is nice and smooth road in region Lika.
You will enjoy in relaxing or fast paced walk across wooden bridges and paths with views of picturesque waterfalls and shaded paths surrounded by rocky cliffs with unique flora. You will definitely enjoy in a boat ride accompanied with the powerful sound of the waterfalls or a panoramic ride with train with spectacular views. Only problem can be crowds and sometimes it takes some time to get on the boat or train.
Plitvice Lakes National Park is divided into two parts. Upper Lakes and Lower Lakes, part where is Big Waterfall and most interesting area is Lower Lakes! National Park has also two entrances, Entrance 1 and Entrance 2. Our suggested tour itinerary is: Enter the NP on Entrance 1, take pictures of Big Waterfalls from viewpoint, walk all the way down to Big Waterfall, take boat ride across the biggest Lake Kozjak, walk further to see part of Upper Lakes, exit on Entrance 2 where driver will wait for you.
Directions if you want to explore Plitvice on your own:
Entrance 1 > Viewpoint of Big Waterfall > Walk to Big Waterfall > walk to P3 (boat station) > P3 to P2 boat ride across the biggest lake Kozjak > round walk of Upper lakes, P2 back to P2 > P2 to P1 again with boat (2 minute boat ride) > walk from P1 to Hotel Jezero parking lot where will be your driver.
P1, P2 and P3 are boat stations.
Most probably you will be starving after this walk, so please bring some snacks with you or driver can stop you on the way to buy it on the gas station. It would be nice to have nice lunch afterwards, so we recommend stopping in Restaurant Vila Velebita to try some of Croatian dishes.
Tour will end with comfortable ride back to Split and drop off to your desired place in Split, your accommodation or maybe City Center. In case you find exhausting since you have to walk minimum 3,5 kilometer or 2 miles, please check out other tours at Private Tours Split
From pickup to dropoff, our private tours have flexible itinerary to make the most of your time, needs and wishes. Whether you are a family with small children or a group of friends ready for an adventure, our professional guides will customize the itinerary to offer you the best possible experience according to your preferences. This is our suggested itinerary for the Plitvice Lakes Private Tour from Split:
08:00 Pick up from Split Area
08:00 – 11:00 Drive from Split to Plitvice Lakes
11:00 – 15:00 Sightseeing of Plitvice lakes
15:00 – 18:00 Drive back to Split
Entrance tickets for Plitvice Lakes:
June – September – 40€
April – May & October – 25€
Other dates – 10€
Private local guide at Plitvice Lakes – 80€ for 3h
Any private expenses
We had an amazing time despite rain. Our driver Ivo was fantastic and car was really comfortable. Regards to Mario, Ivo and whole team!