Embark on this small-group, 1-day hiking and scrambling tour of some of Croatia’s most beautiful terrain. You’ll be picked up directly from your Zagreb accommodation at 6:00 AM and driven into the protected Gorski Kotar region, famous for its thick forests and rugged mountains.
We pass through Ogulin town, cute little town from fairy tale, and proceed deeper to mountains. After leaving behind last village we move on the dusty road and approximatley between 9:00 and 10:00 we start the hike.
First part (1 hour) we hike to the peak of White rocks, on the White Rocks Trail. Enjoy the spectacular views of its distinctive rock formations before continuing onward to the 5-hour Vihoraski Trail, renowned as one of the most challenging hiking trails in the country. Head deeper into the wilderness, where you’ll have the chance to take a break in the Green Valley and trek through other nearby valleys. Afterwards, you’re in for a bit of technical climbing along the challenging Ljuska section of the trail. Be rewarded with beautiful views before arriving to the Ratkovo shelter (optional, depending on time and strength).
Return downhill back along the easier Begova Trail. Late afternoon return to your vehicle, where you’ll be driven back to your Zagreb accommodation.
Note that this tour is only suitable for participants in capable of some scrambling and in good physical shape and good health who are 18 years of age or older. The dress code includes durable hiking shoes, long hiking pants, a windproof jacket, small raincoat, backpack, and hat. Lunch is not included in the tour - but available on request for additional fee. The tour is subject to favorable weather conditions.