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Lakes and valleys of Slovenia’s Julian Alps

€690 per person

Enjoy a magnificent selection of easy self-guided walking routes in Slovenia’s Triglav National Park. Take pleasure in exploring lush valleys, forest-covered hills and famous enchanting alpine towns and villages (no previous experience required). We have made sure your independent walking tour in Slovenia is abundant in natural highlights such as the beautiful Jasna Valley, the one-of-a-kind Vintgar Gorge, the magnificent Lake Bled and the intact Lake Bohinj.

  • Destination
  • Duration
    8 Days I Difficulty: 2 (of 5)
  • What is included
    Tour briefing on Day 1; Roadbook (1 set per booking (itinerary description in English and detailed walking maps); additional sets: 20 Euros each); Accommodation in 3-4* hotels incl. breakfast; All luggage and people transfers as per program (people transfers on days 3, 4 and 6; luggage allowance: 1 piece per person up to 20kg); GPS tracks; Emergency hotline;
  • What is not included
    Drinks and other meals, entry fees, travel insurance
  • Best period
    April, May, June, July, August, September
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Day 1. Arrival at Kranjska Gora
Your self-guided walking tour begins in the famous ski resort of Kranjska Gora where you overnight will be.
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Day 2. Kranjska Gora - Jasna Valley - Kranjska Gora (18km, 5-6hrs,+500m)
The first section of your independent hiking tour will take you all the way through the Jasna Valley. At the end of the trail, a beautiful panorama of the Prisank and Razor Mountains will reveal itself. Have a relaxing lunch break at the Krnica hut. Gradually return to Kranjska Gora in the afternoon.
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Day 3. Kranjska Gora - Three Countries Point - Kranjska Gora (19km, 6hrs, +640m)
Today’s self-guided walking trail will take you to the imposing Mt. Peč (1508m) at the border between Slovenia, Italy, and Austria (10min transfer to the trailhead in the morning). Your efforts will be rewarded with a breathtaking panorama over the Julian, the Carnian Alps and Hohe Tauern, the highest alpine range in Austria. The trail back descends to the spring of the Sava River (the longest river in Slovenia) and back to Kranjska Gora.
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Day 4. Radovna Valley – Vintgar Gorge - Lake Bled (11km, 3-4hrs, +200m)
After a healthy breakfast, an organized transfer will take you to the starting point of today’s section of the independent walking tour at the Vintgar Gorge. On the way there, your transfer will pass through the beautiful Radovna Valley. The highlight of the day is the Vintgar Gorge and the curious wooden walking trail you will follow as you explore the gorge. Later, continue towards the legendary Bled Lake through the unique Katarina Church viewpoint. Your overnight will be in the beautiful lake town of Bled.
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Day 5. Bled - Bohinjska Bela - Lake Bled - Bled (15km, 4,30hrs, +270m)
Today’s self-guided hiking itinerary is dedicated to the town of Bled, the magnificent Bled Lake and the surrounding area. Explore the Bled Castle, perched on a cliff above the town and the small island in the middle of the lake with its pilgrim church. You can choose to have a short scenic walk to the neighboring villages of Kupljenik and Bela. The best viewpoint over the lake, castle, and Karawanke range is at Osojnica which we highly recommend to all photography enthusiasts. Take the time to try some local food specialties such as the traditional cream cake “Kremšnita”.
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Day 6. Pokljuka - Uskovnica Sadle - Lake Bohinj (12km, 4hrs, +200m)
An organized transfer will take you to the Pokljuka Plateau which is the starting point of your hike across the adjacent mountain pastures dotted with traditional farmhouses. Contemplate the stunning surrounding landscape of the Bohinj Valley from the amazing viewpoint along the way. You can make a short detour to the historic village of Studor and visit the local museum. You will finish today’s hiking section at the uniquely beautiful Lake Bohinj and the small village of Ribčev Laz (Fisherman’s Pass).
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Day 7. Lake Bohinj (16-23km)
The final day of your independent walking tour is dedicated to the wonderful Lake Bohinj at the heart of the Triglav National Park. We encourage you to try some delicious fresh Bohinj trout in a local restaurant. You can opt to hike to the Savica Waterfall at the western end of the lake and take a cable car up to the Vogel Mountain (1532m high) for some incredible views over Mount Triglav.
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Day 8. Departure day
Our services end after breakfast.

TOUR LOCATION

Price
690 Euro per person in twin/dbl room (high season supplement: 55 Euro (July 10th till September 20th)
Single room supplement
140 Euro/person
Group size
Min. 2 persons
Tips
Daily departures between April and the beginning of October. Nearest аirports: Ljubljana (50 km), Klagenfurt (65 km). Departure on any day of the week; Best travel period: June-September. Node train is available around the lake of Bled, which you could also explore on foot or by bike (payable locally). Luggage transport between hotels includes one piece per person, max 20 kgs / 45 lb). Every additional piece is charged 10 EUR (payable locally). Transfers (per person, one way, 2 persons minimum!): Ljubljana airport to Kranjska Gora - 60 EUR per person; Ljubljana City to Kranjska Gora - 70 EUR per person; Bohinj to Ljubljana Airport - 55 EUR per person; Bohinj to Ljubljana City - 60 EUR per person; Bohinj to Kranjska Gora - 55 EUR per person.
Accommodation
3-4* hotels (en-suite rooms throughout), including breakfast;
7x 3-course dinners (supplement on request): 165 EUR (in hotels or local restaurants).

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