On the search of the treasure of Silver Lake
Explore the magical Plitvice Lakes National park (UNESCO World Heritage) National Park Plitvice Lakes and the almost untouched beauty of this rural and unspoilt region. Far away from any busy lifestyle you can enjoy the fabulous and endless nature trails and maybe even see some wild animals.itinerary:
Day 1: Arrival during the day. In case you wish to visit the town of Split and the remains of the Diocletian Palace (over 1700 years old,) or the little town of Trogir, (both under UNESCO protection) they can also arrange transfer from town. Split is one of the biggest and most beautiful cities in Croatia with nice beaches.
Once on the ranch you have the opportunity to get to know the other riders, horses and people. Dinner in the evening on the ranch.
Day 2:After breakfast on the ranch you set off for a daily ride up to Mount Svilaja (1512m). There you enjoy a typically Croatian lunch or BBQ in a little cottage near the top. After lunch you can either rest or climb up to the top of the mountain (quite challenging climb of about 40 minutes) where there is a splendid panoramic view over the river Cetina and Peruca lake. Dinner and overnight on ranch.
Day 3: After breakfast the horses and riders are transported to Gracac (about 2 hours drive) where the trail begins. You ride through woods and fields in the direction of Udbina to a small hill where you have lunch. After you continue to Udbina where you have dinner and sleep indoors on a small farm. Often you get the chance to try some “domestic” plum schnapps – quite strong and definitely not for the faint-hearted!
Day 4: After breakfast you start with a fast ride through long fields, often enjoying long gallops. Lunch place is on a family estate where friendly local people.welcome you. The afternoon ride leads through areas with beautiful landscape, lush pastures and small hills. Overnight in a hotel and dinner in the restaurant.
Day 5: The short morning ride begins with a fast gallop towards the city of Korenica where you have early lunch and check in at a guesthouse for overnight. All afternoon is reserved for spending in the famous National Park of Plitvice Lakes. After being transported there you can explore on several stunning walks the natural wonders and beauty of Plitvice. Sixteen breathtaking lakes with crystal clear water joined by amazing waterfalls make this national park a unique experience. Youn return to the guesthouse and prepare for dinner in a restaurant.
Day 6: After a tasty breakfast you start the morning ride and have the chance to swim with horses in a nearby lake. You should not miss this extraordinary experience! After you continue towards Mount Licka Pljesevica (1613m) where you enjoy lunch on the top of the mountain and let the horses enjoy their well-deserved relaxation.The afternoon ride leads through the forest-covered mountain, down forgotten cattle routes to the old farm where our hosts are waiting for you. You spend the night in tents or in a hay barn on the farm.
Day 7:After breakfast you leave the farm and make the way trotting and cantering through the fields. Lunchplace is on Mount Kremen, where the panoramic views can be enjoyed. The afternoon ride down the mountain leads you to the finish point where the horses are loaded in the truck and you start our drive back to the ranch. Last dinner and sleeping on the ranch.
Day 8:Departure after breakfast (Subject to change)
Program: riding tour
Lodgings: Riding centre, simple guesthouses and tent
Catering: full board (AP)
Rooms: double/single rooms
Own horse: no
Min./max. participants: 5-10
Ein einmaliges Natur- und Landschaftserlebnis in Kroatien! Entdecken Sie den weltberühmten Nationalpark der Plitvicer Seen mt seinen unzähligen Wasserfällen!
Your expert: Denise Neufeld
Angloarabs and Croatian warmblood - reliable, sure- footed and forward going.
Saddle & tack: Eventing saddles, Western saddles on request
Riding level & experience: On this trail you ride 5-7 hours every day. You should have perennial riding experience and you should be experienced in all walks.