Hiking the Valleys of Julian Alps

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  • 8 8 days
  • self guided
  • from 670,00 €
  • on request

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Itinerary

Day 1: ARRIVAL IN KRANJSKA GORA

Arrival to Kranjska Gora, the starting point for your hiking in the Julian Alps. This famous alpine ski resort is one of the most popular sport centers in Slovenia, also known for hosting the FIS World Cup every winter. You will spend your first night here in the shadow of the powerful Western Julian Alps.

Day 2: KRANJSKA GORA – THE JASNA VALLEY – KRANJSKA GORA

Stage distance: 17 km of circular route (moderate level), Ascent: 500 m
Breakfast. The first warm up hike will take you to the end of the nearby Jasna Valley. Along the way you can admire the glorious area of the Prisank and Razor mountains and enjoy a typical hiker’s lunch in one of the huts. On your return, you can visit the Russian Chapel, a moving monument dedicated to Russian prisoners of war who died during World War I while building the military road over the Vršič Pass. Night in Kranjska Gora.

hiking in the Julian Alps: Bled and Kranjska Gora, Slovenia

Day 3: KRANJSKA GORA – TRIPLE BORDER POINT – KRANJSKA GORA

Stage distance: 15 km of circulate route (moderate level), Ascent: 640 m
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the starting point of the day’s walk (approx. 10 min trip). This hike will take you to the summit of Mt. Peč (1508 meters) to the triple border point where Slovenia, Italy and Austria meet. At the top, you can enjoy spectacular views of the Julian Alps and Karawanks mountain range. The trail descends through the valley to the source of the mighty Sava River at Zelenci nature reserve, the longest river in Slovenia. Return to Kranjska Gora.

Day 4: KRANJSKA GORA – THE RADOVNA VALLEY – VINTGAR – LAKE BLED

Stage distance: 11 km (moderate level), Ascent: 200 m
Breakfast. You will start your daily trek after a transfer through the beautiful Radovna Valley between the Pokljuka and Mežakla plateaus. The car will drop you off at the impressive 1,6 kilometre-long Vintgar Gorge, dug 150 meters deep in the mountains along the Radovna River. The wooden walkway leads through the gorge to the world-famous Lake of Bled. Accommodation in a hotel by the lake.

 

Hiking in the Julian Alps is like hiking in paradise

 

Day 5: BLED – BOHINJSKA BELA – LAKE BLED – BLED

Stage distance: 15 km of circular route (easy/moderate level), Ascent: 270 m
Breakfast. Today you will take a leisurely stroll through Bled, alpine town situated on the banks of a beautiful glacial lake with a church island and a castle perched on top of a cliff overlooking the lake. There is a circular route which also includes some of the nearby villages. To get the best photo angle of the lake, castle and mountain range in the background, hike up the Osojnica hill. End the day with the local specialty, the kremšnita cream cake, in one of the small tea shops by the lake. Night in Bled.

Day 6: BLED – POKLJUKA – USKOVNICA – LAKE BOHINJ

Stage distance: 12 km (easy/moderate level), Ascent: 200 m
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Pokljuka Plateau, from where you will start your hike through mountain pastures and ancient farms. Shortly you will arrive to a viewpoint, which offers exceptional views of the Bohinj Valley. As you descend, you can stop at the small historic town of Studor, where you can visit the museum, and learn about the local life there 150 years ago. Your final destination will be Lake Bohinj, the jewel in the heart of Triglav National Park, and the small settlement of Ribčev Laz (Fisherman’s Pass). Accommodation in Bohinj Valley.

hiking in the Julian Alps: Bohinj, Slovenia

Day 7: BOHINJ LAKE

Stage distance: 16 km (easy/moderate level)
Your last day of hiking in the Julian Alps will be spent along this wonderful and calm lake, sitting in the shade of the immense mountains. If the warm weather allows it, you can swim in its crystal-clear waters. Lunch recommendation: try Bohinj’s delicious trout. At the western end of the lake there is a small trail to the Savica Waterfall, which feeds the lake. You can take the cable car up to the 1,532-meter-high Vogel Mountain, for a spectacular view of Triglav Mountain, the highest peak in the Julian Alps. You can spend the night in one of the cosy bars in town, and try homemade honey brandy. Accommodation in Bohinj Valley.

Day 8: BOHINJ LAKE – DEPARTURE

Breakfast. Free time before departure from Bohinj. You might consider extending your trip to Slovenia by visiting Ljubljana, Postojna and other interesting points. Contact us for more details.

 

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Need to know

NEED TO KNOW

Our self-guided hiking tours are carefully planed routes along the most beautiful spots of Slovenia. Self-guided does not mean you are on your own. Before the start of the tour you will get all the necessary documentation which will guide you through this journey. Furthermore you can always contact out super friendly team via phone, email or messaging app if you get lost or need additional information about your Slovenia hiking tour.

Hiking level: moderate. More information on hiking levels.

Below are the rates for a self-guided tour. But if you’d prefer to do the hiking tour with a private guide, we would be glad to assist you. Contact us at info@ekorna.net.


Prices for the self-guided tour:

  • Low season (03.04. – 09.07. and 19.09. – 09.10. 2021): 670,00 EUR per person in double room
  • High season (10.07. – 18.09.2021): 715,00 EUR per person in double room
  • Single supplement: 130,00 EUR

The price includes:

  • Accommodation with breakfast
  • Transfers on days 3, 4 and 6.
  • Luggage transportation between hotels (one piece per person, max. 20 kg / 45 lb). Each additional piece is paid 10.00 EUR per piece, in the same place
  • Information package in English that includes a description of the route in text and images (in simple English) and the corresponding maps. One per booking, each additional set 20.00 EUR
  • GPS data
  • Local tourist and service fees
  • Welcome meeting
  • Support service (direct line) during the walk

Price does not include:

  • Personal expenses
  • Tickets
  • Meals not specified
  • Travel insurance
  • Cancellation insurance
  • Flights

Supplements:

  • Half board: 170,00 EUR (7 dinners at nearby hotels or restaurants)

TRANSFERS:

  • Ljubljana airport – Kranjska Gora
    • 80,00 EUR for 1 – 3 persons per way
    • 110,00 EUR for 4 – 8 persons per way
  • Bohinj – Ljubljana airport
    • 110,00 EUR for 1 – 3 persons per way
    • 150,00 EUR for 4 – 8 persons per way

* For other transfer options, contact our agents.

 


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