An exciting 3-day tour designed for all hiking lovers who would like to experience natural and cultural heritage of Slovenian Alps and Triglav National Park.
Starting from one of the most beautiful locations in Slovenia – the Lake Bohinj, we will continue our adventure along varied footpaths to alpine pasture huts and shelters where we will meet interesting local shepherds and cheese makers. After tasting fresh dairy products and admire the traditional alpine architecture, the hike trail takes us further towards the highest peaks of Slovenian Alps.
One of the tour highlights is the beautiful valley of Triglav seven lakes and greatness of Mt Triglav. Another highlight expect you in mountain huts or small shepherd's cottages where you will sleep and eat during the tour.
The hike itself is technically non-demanding but it requires a reasonable fitness level. The tour is also appropriate for children if they are fit enough.
Start at 8.00AM. Pick up in Ljubljana, Bled or Bohinj and drive to our trekking trail in the Triglav National Park. There will be an optional stop at a supermarket to buy some supplies if necessary. We start hiking along lonely trails, pass by a wonderful landscape of alpine pastures and optionally hike to a marvellous peaks with breathtaking views of the Julian Alps (extra 1 hour). We will sleep in a great located mountain hut, just below Mt. Triglav – Slovenia’s highest mountain. Accommodation: mountain hut with rooms 1/4, 1/6, and 1/10. Meals: dinner. Hiking: 10 km, elevation +900 m, -250 m, approx. 5 hours.
Today is the hardest day. The hiking trail will take us through stunning alpine scenery with spectacular views. Again there will be the option to ascend a fantastic peak (extra 1 hour & 250 meters altitude gain). We will descend down the Valley of the 7 Triglav lakes, learn the geological history of this incredible landscape and perhaps even find some fossils in the rocks. We will spend the night in a comfortable hut next to one of the lakes. Accommodation: mountain hut with rooms 1/4, 1/6, and 1/10. Meals: breakfast, dinner. Hiking: 14 km, elevation +700 m, -750 m, approx. 6 hours.
Slowly we will leave the highest peaks behind and enter the land of the alpine pastures. We will try some delicious local products and have a lunch at a local alpine farmhouse. In the afternoon we will allow some time to explore the stunning Lake Bohinj and treat ourselves to an unforgettable swim in its crystal clear waters. We return to Ljubljana or Bled around 8.00PM. Meals: breakfast, lunch. Hiking: 10 km, elevation +200 m, -800 m, approx. 4 hours.
This itinerary and the duration of the activities are subject to change due to group abilities and preferences, weather conditions and forecasts, water levels, special events of interest, etc. Our guides and trip leaders will do their utmost care to ensure the best possible experience for our clients without compromising safety at any time. This may mean changing the original itinerary to avoid discomfort or risk which could be caused by exceptional situations. Inlandia.com reserves the right to alter the itinerary without prior notice.
Departure dates 2018: On request
Price: 220 € per person
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You need to bring:
Warm clothes, wind & rain protection, hiking boots, swimming suit, sunscreen, sun glasses, a bottle, energy bars of your own choice.
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