Plitvice Lakes are located on the territory of
294,82 km². Thanks to the unique beauty and rich natural fauna, this
place has been declared as a park since 1949. And since 1979. by the
decision of UNESCO, Plitvice Lakes were entered in the list of world
heritage monuments of nature.
The park includes 16 major lakes
with water colored jewels connected with 92 cascades and waterfalls that
have appeared because of sedimentation of travertime 40 000 years ago.
The largest lakes are Kozjak and Prošćansko lake. There are organized
trips with a small motor boats. Around the lake there are wooden
walking bridges which connect the walking routes around the lake. In the
lake there are protected species of trout and 157 bird species, 76
species of butterflies (those active by day) and 245 species of moths
(those active at night).. The difference in height of the uppermost and
lowest lake is 136 m.T he highest waterfall /78 m/ is called Plitvice.
every year so-called Plitvice wedding under the waterfall is attended
by young people from different parts of the world who decided to say YES
right here, under the beech trees of Plitvice waterfalls. Plitvice with
its beauty attracts a large number of guests.
Duration: whole day/up to 13 hours
What to wear: warm clothes,comfortable sports shoes
What to take: raincoat / umbrella, water, camera
Included in price: bus,guide,tickets
Advantages: ecology,untouched nature,for family,young and seniors,sampling,taking photos,UNESCO