|RESORT LOCATION||Zagreb, Croatia|
|TOUR DURATION||4 nights and 5 days|
|TOUR LOCATIONS||Zagreb, Plitvice NP, Medvednica, Žumberak|
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: Meeting
Day 2: Nature Park Medvednica
Climb: ~1:45h, 7.8km, 15% avg. incline, summit at 1033m
Descent: ~1:40h, 6km, 16% avg. decline, bottom at 353m
Day 3: National Park Plitvice lakes
Day 4: Nature Park Žumberak
Last active day is spent in Žumberak natural park. This is a hike companied with lunch and wine tasting in one of the wineries close to Žumberak.While not as tall as Medvednica, it’s special because it has a primeval forest which is close to the border of Slovenia also specific for the richness of flora and fauna, especially forests and lawns, as well as for archaeological sites from different periods. This is a hike to one of the park peaks, peak Japetić which is with its 879 meters above sea level traditional Croatian paragliding site. On clear days, it provides a view of various peaks of the mountainous in that part of Croatia, all the way to the Triglav Mountain in the Slovenian Alps. Near the peak, we are walking through a ‘magical forest’, area which is a Special reserve of forest vegetation and pass by the most beautiful waterfall of the area, Cerinski Vir (10 m). After the hike, we will visit one of many wineries in the area and depending on the time take a short stroll of the charming city of Samobor. We are back in Zagreb in the early evening.
Climb: ~1:10h, 4.6km, 13% avg. incline, summit at 879m
Descent: ~1:25h, 6km, 12% avg. decline, bottom at 378m
Day 5: Departure
Tour dates for 2018:
December 6th – December 10th
December 13th – December 17th
December 20th – December 24th
Tour dates for 2019:
January 3rd – January 7th (includes Snow Queen Trophy FIS trophy entrance!)
January 10th – January 14th
January 17th – January 21st
February 7th – February 11th
February 14th – February 18th
February 21st – February 25th
March 7th – March 11th
March 14th – March 18th
March 21st – March 25th
WHAT ARE ACCOMODATIONS LIKE?
Accommodation is in a hostel, with a 5min walk from Zagreb’s city center. If sharing a room with other people is not to your liking, there’s an upgrade option. For additional 80€ you can get your own apartment within the hostel. Apartments can fit two people. These guarantee privacy. If you’d like to stay in a hotel, reach out to us, and we’ll find available options for you.
HOW DO I GET TO ZAGREB?
Zagreb is the capital with direct flights from and to Vienna, London, Zurich, Frankfurt, Paris, and other major European cities. Major highways lead to Zagreb and we provide parking space for those that will come with cars. Trains and buses are also available.
HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE IN THE GROUP?
We tend to have eight people on a single tour, but we might extend this to 15 on some dates.
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?
Winter in Zagreb can be cold, so make sure to bring layered clothing, including winter jacket for strolling around the city, a jacket for hiking, a hat, scarf and glows or mittens. Make sure to also bring hiking shoes and thermos to keep your beverages warm while hiking. While it is not necessary we also suggest leg gaiters, an umbrella, and a headlamp.
CANCELLATION BY THE CLIENT
All cancellations must be sent in writing or in person at the Jamming Adventures office or at the offices or our partner travel agencies. In case of cancellation, clients will receive refunds on the following schedule:
30+ days prior to arrival – 100%
22 – 29 days prior to arrival – 70%
15 – 21 days prior to arrival – 50%
8 – 14 days prior to arrival – 20%
0 – 7 days prior to arrival – 0%