Each park has its own unique scenery and hiking experience. A guide to croatia s krka national park plitvice lakes.
With the ticket sale revenues from the plitvice lakes the national park finances its work in protecting and maintaining the nature monuments.
Plitvice krka national park croatia. Plitvice lakes national park croatian. It s absolutely possible to see both krka and plitvice lakes even if you only have one week in croatia especially if you ve rented a car. It takes less than two hours to drive from krka national park to plitvice lakes on the speedy well maintained d1 highway.
Routes are run by prijevoz knezevic. 28 per person in both krka national park as well as the plitvice lakes. As an amazon associate i earn from qualifying purchases.
Krka national park has waterfalls which will impress you in the same measure as plitvice lakes. Nacionalni park plitvička jezera colloquially plitvice pronounced plîtʋitse is one of the oldest and largest national parks in croatia. Also krka is home to more than 200 bird species.
For those who like a double whammy of nature parks in the summer there are a couple of buses connecting plitvice lakes national park and skradin. Adventure travel croatia europe november 24 2017 last updated on july 28 2019. Park s flora and fauna co exist in harmony and you can see over 800 of species of plant life.
Getting to krka national park from zagreb. If swimming is a priority for you krka is hands down the winner in the krka vs plitvice contest. National park krka waterfalls.
In 1979 plitvice lakes national park was added to the unesco world heritage register. The whole territory of the park has great prosperities for fauna multiplying. Getting to krka national park from the plitvice lakes.
In high season be prepared to pay 180 kuna ca. Croatia has several beautiful national parks that provide ample opportunities for hiking and photography. Journey time is 3 hours.
In this report we describe our visit to plitvice lakes national park krka national park and mljet national park. This post may contain affiliate links. The price varies seasonally.
But i actually want to talk about what you can see in the territory of the park. Locations of krka national park and plitvice lakes national park. The national park was founded in 1949 and is in the mountainous karst area of central croatia at the border to bosnia and.
In plitvice you cannot swim anywhere in the national park but there are locations a short drive outside the borders of the park itself that are supposed to have beautiful swimming holes. You probably already realized that plitvice national park is quite a bit larger 296 2 sq km than krka national park 142 sq km.