35 days in Central Croatia Itinerary

35 days in Central Croatia Itinerary

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35 days in Central Croatia Itinerary

Start: Jakarta, Indonesia
Fly + Drive:  21 h 30 min
1
Sisak
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 8 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Duga Resa
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Zagreb
— 12 nights
Fly:  19 h 45 min
End: Jakarta, Indonesia

5
nights
Sisak

Sisak
Sisak is a city and episcopal see in central Croatia, located at the confluence of the Kupa, Sava and Odra rivers, 57km southeast of the Croatian capital Zagreb, and is usually considered to be where the Posavina (Sava basin) begins, with an elevation of 99 m. Step out of Sisak with an excursion to Djurdjevacki pijesci in Durdevac--about 1h 35 min away. It doesn't end there: take in the views from Stari most.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sisak trip planning website .

Jakarta, Indonesia to Sisak is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Jakarta to Sisak. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Jakarta in August: high temperatures in Sisak hover around 34°C and lows are around 17°C. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll travel to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Sisak

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Djurdjevacki pijesci

8
nights
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Explore Plitvice Lakes National Park's surroundings by going to Slunj (Rastoke & Opg Novkovic). Spend the 24th (Fri) exploring nature at Plitvice Lakes National Park. Spend the 30th (Thu) exploring nature at Le Parc National de Plitvice. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at The Lower Lakes, contemplate the waterfront views at Gradinsko Lake, make a trip to Baraceve Spilje, and Head underground at Barac Caves.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Plitvice Lakes National Park tour itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Sisak to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Duga Resa.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Slunj
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Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
The Lower Lakes ©
The Lower Lakes
Rastoke ©
Rastoke

7
nights
Duga Resa

Duga Resa ©
Duga Resa is a town in Karlovac County, Croatia. Venture out of the city with trips to The Castle of Ozalj (in Karlovac) and Dvorac Bosilje/ Stari grad Bosiljevo (in Bosiljevo). Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Mrežnica, pause for some photo ops at Miljokaz, and make a trip to Katzler Pavilion.

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You can drive from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Duga Resa in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 7th (Fri), you'll travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Duga Resa

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Karlovac, Dvorac Bosilje/ Stari grad Bosiljevo, The Castle of Ozalj
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Mrežnica ©
Mrežnica
Paviljon Katzler 1897 ©
Paviljon Katzler 1897
Miljokaz ©
Miljokaz

12
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Spend the 12th (Wed) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Upper Town (Gornji Grad), test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, admire the masterpieces at Croatian Museum of Naive Art, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Zagreb trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Duga Resa to Zagreb in an hour. In September, daily temperatures in Zagreb can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Parks Tours Outdoors
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Walking tours
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka) ©
St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka)
Room Escape Games