Hiking in North Velebit NP

on the Premuzic Path

Summary

One of the most beautiful hikes in Croatia, known for its unusual diversity of plants & animals, forests, canyons, cliffs & caves.

Activity code: PT1107

Duration: 1 Day

North Velebit trekking day adventure is intended for those who want to experience a different type of walking, since it includes the most famous, and one of the most beautiful trekking paths – the Premuzic path. Velebit is known for its unusual diversity of plant and animal life, wealth of forests, canyons, cliffs and caves. Besides all the aforementioned, Velebit is home to one of the most famous Croatian endemic plant species: Velebitska Degenija.

Velebit is considered a Croatian national symbol and as such is mentioned in numerous songs, stories and legends. It is characterized by an elongated shape with steep sides. On the walk there are several places which give a wonderful view towards the Zadar archipelago, the path is drawn so that there aren't any big climbs, it passes through dense pine, fir and beech forest and so is pleasant for walking.

Essential Information

Activities: Hiking
Activity Level: Moderate
Duration of Activity: 5 hours
Location: North Velebit NP / Rosija Koliba mountain hut
Season: April to October

This activity program is a well-balanced mixture of activity, nature and culture. No previous experience is needed and even children from 6 years of age,  accompanied by parents, can participate. Don't forget to bring your sun cream, picnic and water. In case of colder weather you'll need to take a long-sleeved shirt.

Dates of Operation:

  • April, May & October (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
  • June – September (every day)

Other dates upon request.

Weather: the summers are typically warm and sunny.  From May to October temperatures are comfortable for hiking, paddling, and swimming. Rain is always a possibility in Croatia so it is essential to bring adequate rain wear and a jacket in case of inclement weather.

Group size: Min 4 – Max 16 people per group.
Note: if the group has less than 4 people signed up and you still wish to do the trip rather than cancel, a supplement is applicable.

Cancellation: In the unlikely case of extreme weather conditions, the activity will be rescheduled for a day or two after the date booked, if possible. If  rescheduling is not possible, payment will be refunded in full.

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What's included on your Day Trip ?

  • Guide
  • Entry to national park
  • Insurance
  • Secure parking for personal cars at the start point
  • Return transfer from end point to your vehicle.

Itinerary

09:00 - arrival at destination – Grabovac campsite
09:15 - preparation & safety instructions provided by the trip leader
09:30 - transfer to the starting point
11:00 - begin your adventure
13:00 - picnic break at the Rosija Koliba mountain hut
14:00 - continue the trekking
16:00 - finishing up the trip on Zavizan
18:00 - departure transfer to Grabovac campsite

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