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Northern Croatia Hiking Tour
Northern Croatia Hiking Tour

Northern Croatia Hiking Tour

Discover the best forests, mountains and Adriatic islands on this 8-day Croatia Hiking Tour. Join one of Slotrips expert guides on a trip that you'll never forget!


Private and Group


Dinaric Alps


8 Days


Apr - Oct




All Levels


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  • Discover Zagrev, the Plitvice Lakes, the Velebit mountains and the Adriatic sea.
  • Join a group date from July to September. Departures are guaranteed!
  • Get immersed in the local culture and enjoy some delicious home-made food.


On this 8-day Croatia Hiking Tour, you’ll discover some of the best landscapes and the amazing culture of this stunning country by the Adriatic sea. Expect to walk through dreamy forests, hike up the Velebit mountains, and enjoy the unforgettable Adriatic views!

We will take you on some hidden and off-the-beaten path routes, where we will not only enjoy a full nature immersion, but also a taste of the delicious local food (home-made!), and finish the trip swimming and relaxing in unique coves of the turquoise Adriatic sea.

Some of the highlights of the trip are Zagreb (starting point, and Croatia’s charming capital city), the Plitvice Lakes, the Velebit mountains, and unmissable islands on the Adriatic sea (we’ll take you on a private boat to discover Krk, Cres, and Losinj). You can find a detailed itinerary below.

You can join any of our group tours from July to September (up to 8 guests per group, guaranteed departure), or request a private trip at any time from April to October.

Reach out if you are interested in joining this Croatia Hiking Tour. If you are looking for a unique trek, with amazing landscapes and local culture, this is the trip for you!

We also offer group and private trekking trips in Slovenia. Check this 3-day hut to hut in the Julian Alps!

Price includes

- Accommodation included

- Guiding fee

- Transport during the trip

- Luggage transfer

- Permit and entrance fees

Price details

Price listed is to join a group (max 8 guests)

Price Includes:

7 nights bed & breakfast in a conveniently located 3* or 4* hotels. Double or twin rooms.

6 guided days with English speaking hiking guide, who is also the driver.

All transfers and ferries listed in the itinerary. Starting and ending in Zagreb.

Van with 8+1 seats is always available to the group. The guide to guest ratio is max 1:8.

Private speed boat island hopping.

Boat ride in Cres.

6 nice local lunches highlighting the local Croatian cuisine.

Welcome meeting over a drink in Zagreb.

Plitvice Lakes entrance fee.

Organisation, 24-hour holiday service & support.

Not Included:

International flights.

Airport transfers.


Meals not specified in the itinerary.

Travel insurance.

Personal expenses.

Guide gratuities.

Other services not specified in the Inclusions.


Single room supplement: 390 €.

Secure your spot with just 25% payment

48-hour free cancellation with 30-day advance booking


Day 1: Meeting in Zagreb

Overnight in a 4* hotel in Zagreb

Day 2: Plitvice Lakes National Park

Walking: 15 km / elevation gain +450m, -450m / approx. 5-6 hours
Overnight: Cosy guest house at Plitvice Lakes
Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Transfer time: 2 hours

Day 3: Hiking in Velebit & Island Hopping

Walking: 12 km / elevation gain +500m, -500m / approx. 4-5 hours
Overnight: Cosy local guesthouse with swimming pool in Baska (Krk Island)
Meals included: breakfast, picnic lunch
Transfer time: 2.5 hours by van + boat time

Day 4: Krk Island: Hiking & Sea-Kayaking

Walking: 13 km / elevation gain +350m, -350m / approx. 4-5 hours
Overnight: Cosy local guesthouse with swimming pool in Baska (Krk Island)
Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Transfer time: 0-1 hour

Day 5: Hiking & Swimming on Cres Island

Walking: 3 km / elevation -330m / approx. 1 hour (plus the optional sunrise hike)
Overnight: very cute 3* hotel in Veli Losinj (Losinj Island)
Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Transfer time: 2.5 hours by van, 25 min ferry, 30 min boat ride

Day 6: Coastal Walks and Villages of Losinj

Walking: 10 km / elevation gain +50m, -200m / approx. 4 hours
Overnight: very cute 3* hotel in Veli Losinj (Losinj Island)
Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Transfer time: only short local transfers

Day 7: Peaks of Losinj Island and back to Zagreb

Walking: 7 km / elevation gain +450m, -500m / approx. 4 hours
Overnight: Centrally located 4* hotel in Zagreb
Meals included: breakfast, lunch
Transfer time: 3-4 hours by van, 25 min ferry ride

Day 8: Departure from Zagreb

Meals included: breakfast

About the guide: Slotrips

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Tour Operator

We are a team of passionate outdoor enthusiasts, which specialises in walking, hiking and biking trips in Slovenia. As a fully licensed tour operator, we design and execute trips for several international travel operators, providing all land services in Slovenia.

All our small shared group tours have guaranteed departures, fixed prices and are lead by our outstanding guides licensed by the Slovenian hiking association.

By traveling, hiking and biking extensively around Slovenia, we are discovering countless hidden corners, stunning natural sights, peaceful spots with jaw-dropping views and the best places to stay and eat. We would be honored to take you with us and show you around our beautiful country.

Join us and explore the true authenticity of local nature and culture!


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What people are saying about Slotrips


We had a fantastic tour with Slotrips. We did the two-night hut to-Hut tour with Domen as our guide. The hike itself was spectacular- beautiful and diverse scenery with fields of wildflowers and thick forests and then alpine terrain. The communication before the trip and during was excellent. Domen adjusted the hike for our capacity and wishes, staying aware of how we were doing and thinking about alternatives. He knew every trail so well and shared his knowledge about nature and Slovenia. We learned a ton from him. He was such a wonderful guide and nice to hang out with. Thank you for a unforgettable start of our fantastic Slovenian holiday.


This trip was unbelievable. The company itself did a wonderful job working hard to secure us accommodation at this time of year (most huts weren’t open yet). Although difficult at times due to the snow still on the mountain this early in the season (June 18th) our guide Aljaz expertly navigated us around the snow when possible and ensured our safety navigating through the snow when necessary. He completely customized our hiking experience to suit our level adding on extra mountain peaks when possible. He was better than I ever expected. The mountains themselves were gorgeous! I could not recommend this enough!


The 3 day hut-to-hut tour of the Julian Alps offered by Slotrips was one of the highlights of my trip in Slovenia. It was an incredible and intense trekking experience… from impressive views, to the thrill of hiking on narrow mountain ridges; from spotting chamois & marmots, to coming across former Yugoslavia/ Italy border markers; and from sleeping in remote mountain huts, to laughing with new friends :) Domen, our guide, was super flexible and adapted the trek based on our physical ability and wishes as a group. Knowing so many unmarked trails and the history of the country, he went above and beyond my expectations! I would highly recommend a guided tour with Slotrips!


Our 3-day hike exceeded all of my expectations! It was well planned, along a challenging trail with spectacular scenery. Along the way we passed through alpine pastures and even got to same cheeses that were made right on the mountainside. We stayed in mountain huts both nights, where we were comfortable and well fed. Our guide was interesting and always made sure we were safe. Miha was easy to communicate with over email, always responding to messages quickly. I appreciated that we were picked up and dropped off at our hotel. And the price of the trip was very affordable. I would love to do this hike again and would recommend it to everyone!


We (me, my husband and two teenage sons) went on the 3-day hut to hut hike. The whole experience was exceptional. When planning our trip communication with Domen and Anja was always, prompt, friendly and informative. Our guide was Aljaz. He made sure we were comfortable and informed and having a great time. He was always positive and interesting and did a fantastic job of being there when we needed him and giving us space for family time too. He went out of his way to connect with my son, which made it an especially memorable experience for him. A certain level of fitness is required, they say this in the description - I wouldn't disregard this. I sort of thought I was fit but I had to push myself. That wasn't really hard though, because for inspiration all you have to do is look around; it's always beautiful - always, everywhere - from the time you step out of the van. And of course the challenge makes you feel like you've accomplished something. If you are considering this adventure, don't let anything stop you.

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