Day Hike in National Park Risnjak from Zagreb

Outdoor Activities in Zagreb

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See some of Croatia’s most rugged and beautiful terrain on this adventurous, 1-day hiking trip. Depart in the early morning by car from Zagreb and make your way to Croatia’s mountainous Gorski Kotar region, often called “the Green Lungs of Croatia” because of its thick forests. Your destination is National Park Risnjak,  one of Croatias best kept secrets! See the famous Schlosser hut, optionally scramble to the top of the rocks and see the sea on clear days. Return by evening back to Zagreb, where the tour ends. This is a long lasting day, feeling as two!
Embark on this private / small-group, 1-day hiking tour of some of Croatia’s most beautiful terrain. You’ll be picked up directly from your Zagreb accommodation at 6:00 AM and driven into the protected Gorski Kotar region, famous for its thick forests and rugged mountains. We pass through Crni lug village and  proceed deeper to mountains. After leaving behind last village we soon start our hike up the hill, approximately around 8:00 AM We hike to the Schlosser mountain hut, with uphill hike lasting around 3h. Enjoy the spectacular views of this magnificent forest trail, and proceed from mountain hut to the peak of Veliki Risnjak!Last part includes some rock scrambling and is optional, but recommendable as the view from the top is unforgettable! On clear days you can see mountain Velebit, Učka, town Rijeka, sea and islands close to Rijeka!Return downhill hike back lasts around 2-3 hours. Afternoon return to our vehicle, where you’ll be driven back to your Zagreb accommodation.Note that this tour is only suitable for participants in good physical shape and good health who are 18 years of age or older. The dress code includes durable hiking shoes, long hiking pants, a windproof jacket, small raincoat, backpack, and hat. Picnic lunch and snacks are included in the tour. The tour is subject to favorable weather conditions.

What’s included

  • All transfers
  • Water (please bring your own bottle!
  • Backpack (on request)
  • First-aid kit, GPS, VIRB XE camera recordings
  • Accident Insurance
  • Professional, English-speaking mountain guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Off-the-beaten track trail!
  • Lunch
  • Snacks

What’s not included

  • Food - available at extra cost, please order in advance
  • Gratuities
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