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  1. Croatia
  2. Zadar County
  3. Zadar
  4. Paklenica National Park

From Zadar: Full-Day Paklenica National Park Hiking Tour

Product ID: 93612
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Spend a day exploring the magnificent Paklenica National Park with a professional guide that will show you all its hidden beauties, mountain flora and most breathtaking viewpoints.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Instructor
English

Pick-up service

At the reception of your accommodation.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Walk along Velika Paklenica canyon
  • Enjoy being hosted in a 100-year-old mountain hut
  • See an unusual complex of houses built into the rock joint
  • Experience untouched nature and the fresh air of Paklenica National Park
Full description
The tour begins in Velika Paklenica canyon, a European and world-famous place for rock climbing and mountaineering. This tour will pass the bottom of the canyon, a path that has been historically used for trafficking with Lika situated on the opposite side of Velebit. The trail meanders by the stream and ascents at the beginning and then it is almost flat all the way to the mountain hut. On the way, you will be able to try fresh and clean water from the stream and enjoy the sights of untouched nature.

Upon arrival in a 100-year-old mountain hut, you will receive a warm welcome by an always pleasant and cheerful host awaiting you with homemade brandy, tea and juice made of Velebit herbs as well as honey. It is possible to have a meal at the mountain hut of a traditional dish called 'Peka,' baked under 'the bell' on fire. You can choose from more options such as barbecue, bean, omelette or cooked vegetable. 

The break is followed by a visit to an area of houses built into the rock joints. After that unusual sight, head back towards the beginning of the canyon.
Includes
  • Professional mountain leader service
  • Insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Snack/ lunch during activity
  • Entrance fee to the Paklenica NP (€5.50 off-season / €6.50 in season May-September)
  • Travel insurance

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Windbreaker
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Change of clothes
  • Backpack or bag
  • Snacks
  • Water
Know before you go
• The transfer to the national park is not included in the price of the tour, but it can be arranged upon request for an additional fee depending on the number of people
• Please pay attention on the equipment and bring the following with you: backpack, mountaineering boots or sneakers, sun hat, sun cream, sunglasses, a change of dry clothes, windjacket, raincoat, water bottle 1.5 to 2 liters, snack (sweet and salty), medicaments if you use any and personal documents)
• Lunch can be arranged in the hut but please note that all the groceries are delivered to the hut only by horses and donkeys (no accessible roads for car access), and prior reservations for lunch is needed- please contact in advance if you wish to make reservations
• Regardless of lunch reservations, bring snacks (salt and sweet) - there are no restaurants or shops in the mountains
• This hike is K2 level (moderate)

From US$ 341.04 Per group up to 4