Krka tour from Split all you need to know

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It’s been a fair bit since this entire pandemic started more than a year ago, the norm being to take your mask everywhere you go. We’re sure you also wanted to take a breather from the busy city life by taking a breath of fresh air, so that’s the perfect reason to go on a Krka Waterfalls tour from Split! Enjoy the beauty of nature that remained pure after several decades in Croatia. After all the beauty that Croatia has in store is well worth the visit in order to enjoy the sights and country.

When is the perfect time to visit Krka Waterfalls?

Croatia is a country that is perfect to visit any month of the year. Each season bringing its own charm to the country that give it a new type of beauty for you to admire. “But what season makes Krka Waterfalls the most beautiful to visit?” I can hear you asking, well, all of them give their own beauty to the National park. Summer popping into most people’s heads so you can meander throughout the park in sandals and short sleeves, whilst Winter has a chance of freezing the beauty of Krka Waterfalls to a standstill, offering a chance to see its frozen winter beauty.

But if you’re more curious at what hour of the day to visit, usually the best time is early in the morning at around 08:00-09:00 to avoid the much larger crowds that start showing up. But you can always visit the National park in the afternoon when most crowds are departing, just be careful you don’t arrive too late when the park starts closing (08:00-18:00) being the usual working hours.

What sights to see and admire in Krka

Many people know about one of Croatia’s most beautiful places, but not many can count the sights within Krka Waterfalls. So for now, we will be showcasing some of the most interesting sights that make Krka Waterfalls as beautiful as it is. The National park is made out of several waterfalls, travertines and isles. Some of the most important sights being:

  • Skradinski Buk – Made out of several travertine barriers, isles and lakes. The waterfall can be viewed all throughout the year due to the plethora of bridges and paths that lead around it. On Skradinski Buk you will also be able to see refurbished mills which have utilized the energy of the waterfalls for centuries. In order to keep some of the traditional architecture intach, some of the mills have been refurbished as a souveniur shop.
  • Visovac island – Located in Krka National park, this lone island has been the home of a Franciscan monastery of “Mother of Mercy” and the church of “Gospe Visovačke” since the year 1445. The island is renown for it’s unique secluded nature and beauty, having a boat that goes a couple of times per day to transfer visitors and re-supply the island. The monastery is also home to a relatively large archeological collection and rich library with rare books.
  • Roški slap – This 22.5 meter high main waterfall is also known under a different name “Vast waterfall“. Made out of one main waterfall and countless cascades, backwaters and travertine islands. The waterfall is situated about 36 kilometres downstream of Krka’s river spring. Over the waterfalls there is also a road that dates back all the way to Roman times. Another great thing about Roški waterfall is that the natural environment is pristine, being a must see location for any nature lover.

How to explore Krka Waterfalls

Like many other National parks, Krka Waterfalls is a beauty that we urge you to visit. But you might soon realize that the park has multiple entrances that take you throughout the beautiful nature park. Whilst the entrances are relatively similar to one another, some take you along different paths of Krka Waterfalls. The most common ones being “Lozovac” and “Skradin“. But no matter what entrance you choose, you will be able to sight see the beauty of Krka through each one of em.

Whilst sightseeing the National park can be quite daunting, you can always choose to pick a tour option that will take you to visit more than just Krka National park. The tour that we have giving you the freedom to explore on your own whilst also letting you visit Šibenik town and have Lunch included in the price. After all, exploring a new unfamiliar National park does work up an appetite.

Things to note about Krka Waterfalls

Krka Waterfalls might be a beautiful wonder of nature, but that’s not everything that is worthwhile seeing in this National park. The park home to a couple of historic monuments and building, having been a base for several Roman troops back in the day. There’s also several mills around the park, some being turned into souvenier shops whilst others have been restored to keep their old charm.

But Krka also has a couple of other neat things about it. The park being home to several dozen species of flora and fauna that make it seem even more like a comfortable and beautiful experience to walk through. The waterfalls being especially active when Spring arrives due to the plethora of animals that start waking up from their Winter hibernation, making it a great season to come visit the National park.

Things to keep track of in Krka Waterfalls

Krka Waterfalls like many other sights in the worlds has its fair share of things to keep track of. Whether it’s your first time visiting or the tenth one, there’s always something to keep aware of when visiting new places. The main attractions in the National park being of course the waterfalls, Skradinski Buk, Roški slap to name a few. But there are also several other things to enjoy during your visit, anything from restaurants to nearby villages/towns.

The waterfalls have also for a time allowed swimming on it’s premises (but from the start of 2021. swimming is no longer allowed in order to preserve the natural beauty). Krka Waterfalls also has its fair share of fauna and flora that made the National park their home, allowing you to see anything from fish to birds living in the nature park.