Write your own winter story! Visit Croatia’s capital, Zagreb, and indulge in the various holiday treats at the famous Zagreb Christmas Market.Join us for hiking tours on Mt. Medvednica nature park and Mt. Zumberak nature park. See the beauty and taste the delicacies of the Zagreb region. And last, but definitely not least, come see Plitvice Lakes in all their winter glory.We’ll organize everything for you, from accommodation and airport transfers to activities during your stay. This is a winter getaway you don’t want to miss.
Day 1: MeetingTransfer from the airport to the hostel/hotel. Depending on the arrival time, one can walk around the Zagreb’s city center. In the evening we all meet together to discuss plans for the weekend. 2: Nature Park MedvednicaOur plan is to do Medvednica hike on the first day. We get up in the morning, not too early and take a van ride to the start of our trail. We spend the day hiking to Zagreb’s favorite mountain and have a lunch in one of the mountain lodges. We also hike back to our starting point from where we go back to our hostel.Climb: ~1:45h, 7.8km, 15% avg. incline, summit at 1033mDescent: ~1:40h, 6km, 16% avg. decline, bottom at 353m 3: National Park Plitvice lakesThis day is spent in one of the most beautiful places in Europe. We start in the morning and drive all the way to Plitvice. After walking around, we stop in one of the restaurants for lunch. In the evening we are back in Zagreb to explore the city. In December and January, there’s an opportunity to see Zagreb’s Christmas market.4: Nature Park ŽumberakLast active day is spent in Žumberak natural park. While not as tall as Medvednica, it’s special because it has a primeval forest which is close to the border of Slovenia. This is a hike to one of the park peaks accompanied with lunch and wine tasting in one of the wineries close to Žumberak.Climb: ~1:10h, 4.6km, 13% avg. incline, summit at 879mDescent: ~1:25h, 6km, 12% avg. decline, bottom at 378m 5: departure on the last day, we’ll take you to the airport or train station, depending on your means of transportation.