1. Croatia
  2. Dalmatia
  3. Kaštel Žegarski

Trekking Krupa Canyon

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Through milleniums Zrmanja and Krupa rivers in the Velebit Mountain Nature Park have carved a spectacular canyon and built magnificent waterfalls. These are two of the most beautiful rivers in Europe with green banks and perfectly clear water.
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Duration: 1 day
Starting time 10:00 AM
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  • Discover the Natural Park of Velebit
  • Marvel the Krupa Canyon
  • Explore the untouched landscapes and waterfalls
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Through millenniums Zrmanja and Krupa rivers have carved a spectacular canyon and built magnificent waterfalls in what is now the Velebit Mountain Nature Park. These are two of the most beautiful rivers in Europe with green banks and perfectly clear water.
Start your day with a van drive to a little village called Golubici where very few people live nowadays. One of Croatia’s prettiest rivers is probably the tiny Krupa. Located just under the steep slopes of Velebit, this beautiful river stretches from its lovely spring all the way through a deep canyon where it meets Zrmanja – another beautiful karst river.

After arriving to Golubic village, you will  visit a local sheep and goat farm. After tasting local cheese and drinks, you take a short walk down the hill to Kuda’s Bridge – one of the nicest places in the hinterland of Zadar. Actually, the place is called Deveterci (or Niners) because of 9 small cascades that make the place so magical. Kuda's Bridge was built at the turn of the 19th century. A legend says that a young man called Kuda wanted to be closer to his loved one who lived on the other bank of the river. So he built the bridge with 12 arches out of travertine blocks and just as many pillars. The last two arches are now damaged but Kuda's Bridge still stands despite time and high waters in the winter.
After the trek you will stop and visit an Orthodox monastery on the Krupa River banks. Only the sound of river and birds. Magical!
10:00 - Arrival at destination – Kastel Zegarski
10:05 - Prepare for the trip and safety instructions provided by the trip leader
10:30 - Visit a local sheep and goat farm
11:30 - Trek around Krupa River and Kuda’s Bridge
14:00 - Visit Orthodox monastery
15:30 - Finish the trip back in Kastel Zegarski
16:00 - Departure
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  • Local food
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  • Accommodation and transfers (on request)

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  • Comfortable shoes
  • Hat
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
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Details: Destination: North Dalmatia, Golubići village
Season: from April to November
Distance: Zadar (58 km), Split (169 km)
Day activities: trekking, walking
Difficulty: easy / moderate
Duration: 4-5 hours
Start: 10.00 h, Golubići village
End: 16.00 h, Golubići village

NOTE: if the departure has less than 4 persons signed up and the clients still want to do the trip rather than cancel we charge 20% extra

Don’t forget to bring your sun cream, picnic and water. In case of colder weather take a long-sleeved shirt. This activity program is a well balanced mixture of activity, nature and culture.

Level: No previous basic hiking experience is needed. Even children from 6 years old accompanied by parents can participate.

In the unlikely case of extreme weather conditions Raftrek Adventure Travel will re-schedule the activity for a day or two prior or after the date booked, if possible.

From US$ 47.86 per person