Premužić trail Zavižan to Alan

Premužić trail in NP Nothern Velebit Croatia

Engage in this adventure and in one-weekend walk, hike, trek and experience the most beautiful trails in Croatia: Oltari - Zavižan and Premužić trail. Be ready to take real adventure with amazing sea views and sunsets, great company - trek for 2 days and experience remarkable beauties of Croatian nature!
Starting from Zagreb, this tour takes you to visit bear refugee in Kuterevo on our way and hike up National Park Nothern Velebit - hidden beauty of Croatian wilderness.
Hiking starts with an easy trail that gives you magnificent views on Croatian islands at the top. Unforgettable sunsets can be seen just in front of the Zavižan mountain hut where we stay overnight. Next day we go deeper in the mountain following famous Premužić trail to next mountain hut Alan. Full of impressions from our last 2 days we board our transport and head back to Zagreb.

Optional evening meeting in city centre. If you are available you can meet the team, and do the briefing for next 2 days.
We start by transfer pick-up at 8:00. Transfer takes us about 2h and on our way we make a short stop in Bear refugee Kuterevo, to observe local bears rescued in the surrounding mountains. Half hour more transfer to the starting point of the trail, and again here we leave our things in the car and take only necessary for next 2 days and 1 night in the mountain! We carry all the food and water for one night and 2 days  with us. Hiking around 3-4h, easy to moderate.
Today we trek a trail that takes us to the Zavižan mountain hut. Here famous Ante will greet us. Ante can offer us strong alcoholic brandy, homemade and local beer called the same as the mountain “Velebitsko pivo”. We prepare lunch and dinner. Zavižan mountain hut is in the same time weather station and Ante and his family is for generations working there for meteorological and hydrological service. We can observe the weather station and instruments. Optional trail visits around Zavižan to nearby mountaintops, and at the evening unforgettable sunset with sea view on Croatian islands. An exceptional experience! (L, D)
Early start today 6:00! Today we hike Premužić trail. Top rated and most beautiful trail in Croatia, built in 1930 using special local drywalls technique without any machines! It is a true natural heritage and represents a local knowledge and architecture incorporated in nature.
Interesting fact about Premužić trail is that it is easy trail to walk; even an unexperienced person can do it! It is wide enough and does not have high elevation changes. Other special thing is that it gives you true wild mountain experience with unique views changing all the way! With all this, we take our trip that lasts between 6 and 8 hours to next mountain hut Alan. Here we have lunch, and rest. After rest transfer back to Zagreb (3h) (B, L) -- End of services --
  • Min No of persons: 2
  • Max No of persons: 4
  • Availability: 1. May - 1. November
  • Duration: 2 days
  • From: Zagreb to Zagreb
  • Type: GUIDED trekking tour
  • Activity Level: 5 – Strenous.
DEPARTURES Every week, on demand
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PRICE/person (FROM 2 persons) €299
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • 1 nights mountain hut
  • All transfers
  • All meals noted in program (B-breakfast, L–Lunch, D-dinner)
  • Snacks and water
  • Backpack and walking sticks (on request)
  • National park entrance fees
  • Insurance
  • Flights
  • Meals not stated in program
  • Drinks
  • Optional tours
  • Transfers not stated in the program
  • Gratuities (optional)

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  • High trekking shoes
  • Long hiking pants
  • Comfortable walking clothes
  • Windproof jacket
  • Hat/Buff
  • Head lamp
  • Small packed personal hygiene set
  • Wet wipes
  • Sunglasses, Sunscreen
  • Small packable raincoat
  • Backpack (available on request)
  • Photo camera - for your memories!
  • Keep in mind during your travel
  • tour in pdf

This tour is “backpacking style”: we carry all needed food and water with us. 1 night sleeping in mountain hut, with no shower services. Keep your necessities to minimum, not to overload your backpack!