Find your way to the main bus station in Zagreb, located on Avenija Marina Držića 4, for your tour's 8am departure. Climb into an air-conditioned minivan and depart for the Plitvice Lakes.
Partway through your journey, make a stop in Rastoke, a small village chock full of water features such as rapids, waterfalls, and ponds. Relax with a coffee at one of the town's cafes and take some photos, then continue to Plitvice.
Once you arrive, your guide will provide an intro on the area, a chain of 16 interconnected lakes with waterfalls and limestone barriers in between them. Explore the area on your own during your free time, taking in the serene ambiance and snapping photos of the azure waters.
Wind up your day with drop-off back at the central bus station in Zagreb after nine hours.