Plitvice Lakes & Memorial Center of Nikola Tesla Private Day Trip from Zagreb

Plitvice Lakes & Memorial Center of Nikola Tesla Private Day Trip from Zagreb

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LocationsGrad Zagreb, Zagreb
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Anyone staying in Zagreb for several days shouldn’t miss a chance to discover a true paradise just two hours drive away from the capital – Plitvice Lakes National Park. Visit includes walk through the fairy tale atmosphere of the lakes, boat ride and a panoramic train.

Besides visit to Rastoke watermill village of extraordinary natural beauty and tradition special addition to this tour is visit to the birthplace of one of the greatest minds that ever lived – Nikola Tesla. You will have the opportunity to see his childhood house and test some of his most famous invention.

This private day trip from Zagreb is ideal for anyone interested in nature, heritage and science and children will absolutely love it.
During the entire trip you will be accompanied by your private experienced English speaking guide and our customer support will be at your disposal prior and during the trip.

What to Expect
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Zagreb 360, Ilica 1a, Zagreb 10000 Croatia

Trip will start with pick up at your accommodation and a pleasant drive south to the mountainous region Lika in central Croatia.

Pass By: The Museum of Army Collections from the Croatian Homeland War, Turanj ul., Karlovac Croatia

Just after we exit the highway you will notice an open air museum of army collections from the Croatian Homeland War. It is a rather small area that museum covers but interesting to have a look and children will absolutely love it.

Stop At: Rastoke 25 At Slovin Unique – Rastoke, Slunj 47240 Croatia

We will have a short break at Rastoke village in the city of Slunj. This watermill historical village of extraordinary natural beauty and tradition is built where river Slunjčica flows into Korana river forming several waterfalls and lakes. Most of the traditional architecture you will see, suffered destruction during the Homeland War and locals have been encouraged to preserve and renovate objects due to its ambiental and ethnological value.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Plitvicka jezera, Plitvice Lakes National Park 53231 Croatia

Half an hour drive from Slunj lies oldest and most visited Croatian National Park stretching over 300 square kilometers. Plitvice Lakes National Park with its outstanding beauty was in 1979 inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site for geological and ecological values. We will have a walk to see the complex of 16 terraced lakes joined by waterfalls, a boat ride across the lake and a panoramic train ride.

After the tour of Plitvice Lakes your guide can recommend you a restaurant serving traditional Croatian food for lunch.

Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Memorial Center of Nikola Tesla, Smiljan 87/1 -, Smiljan 53211 Croatia

We will visit birthplace of one of the greatest minds that ever lived – Nikola Tesla whose remarkable ideas transformed daily life. Memorial Center commemorates his origins and tells a story of inventors life, from his childhood in Croatia to last years in United States and displays replicas of some of his most famous invention:, Tesla turbine, Tesla transformer, electric motor and “Egg of Columbus”.

The trip will finish with drop off at your accommodation in the late afternoon hours.

Duration: 1 hour

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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
We pick up from any hotel or private accommodation in Zagreb. Your guide will wait for you with Mapping Croatia sign.
Please let us know what time would you like to start the trip (recommended time: 8 AM)


  • Pleso Airport, Zagreb Croatia


  • Private experienced English speaking guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private transportation
  • Hotel pickup/drop-off
  • Flexible stops


  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission – Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Entry/Admission – Memorial Center of Nikola Tesla

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Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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