8-day active walking holidays in Slovenian Alps with 6 days of hut-to-hut trekking in the Julian Alps. The Julian Alps Traverse is one of the most spectacular treks in Europe.  Hike among breathtaking mountain scenery on the flanks and valleys of Mount Triglav, with views of some of the most dramatic peaks in the Julian Alps. On this trekking experience you will enjoy the fresh Slovenian air as you trek the Julian Alps from Kranjska Gora to Tolmin (Soča Valley). This challenging hiking traverse will reward you with mesmerizing views of green meadows, deep valleys and, of course, the majestic Mount Triglav. Travel across high passes and through Alpine meadows and recharge at night with delicious mountain cuisine in simple mountain huts.

 Highlights:

  • Experience breathtaking scenery of high mountain peaks and lakes.
  • Beautiful Triglav National Park and Triglav Lakes Valley.
  • Stay 5 nights in rustic mountain huts.
  • Walk surrounded by dramatic mountain scenery - The best walk in Slovenia!
  • Climb Mt Krn (2.244 m) - famous peak from WW1.
  • Explore magic Tolmin Gorges.
  • Visit the picturesque town of Bled with famous lake.
  • Ascend Mt Triglav (2864m) – the highest peak of the Julian Alps.

Facts:

  • Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
  • Activity: Guided walking and trekking.
  • Grade: Moderate.
  • Accommodation: Hotels*** and Mountain huts.
  • Dates in 2020: July 11th-18th and August 8th-15th
  • Start of the tour: Kranjska Gora.

ITINERARY Day 1: Kranjska Gora

  • Arrivak to Kranjska Gora
  • Introductory meeting / Hotel, Kranjska Gora
  • Optional: Easy walk to Lake Jasna
  • Duration: 1-2 hours of walking.
  • Overnight, Hotel***/****, Kranjska Gora.

Day 2: Planica to Vršič Mountain Pass via Tamar Valley

  • Breakfast in hotel.
  • Transfer to Planica.
  • Walking from Planica through Tamar Valley and Slemenova Špica to Vršič Mountain Pass.
  • Duration: 4-6 hours of walking.
  • Elevation: +1000m / -300m
  • Overnight, Poštarski dom na Vršiču (1737 m.)
  • Dinner in Mountain Hut.

Day 3: Vršič to Pogačnik Mountain hut via Mt Razor (2601 m)

  • Breakfast in Mountain Hut.
  • Walking from Poštarski dom na Vršiču via Sedlo Planja (2349 m) to Pogačnikov dom na Kriških Podih (2050 m).
  • Optional: climb to Mt Razor (2601 m).
  • Duration: 5-7 hours of walking.
  • Elevation: +700m / -300m (Optional Mt Razor climb +300m/-300m)
  • Overnight, Pogačnikov dom na Kriških podih (2050 m)
  • Dinner in Mountain Hut.

Day 4: Pogačnik Mountain hut to Koča na Doliču via Bovški Gamsovec (2.391 m)

  • Breakfast in Mountain Hut.
  • Walking from Pogačnikov dom na Kriških Podih (2050 m) via Bovški Gamsovec (2.391 m) to Koča na Doliču (2151 m).
  • Duration: 5-7 hours of walking.
  • Elevation: +450 m / -350 m (Optional Mt Triglav climb: +720 m/-720 m)
  • Overnight, Koča na Doliču.
  • Dinner in Mountain Hut.

Day 5: Koča na Doliču to Triglav lakes Valley Hut (1.685 m) via Triglav lakes Valley

  • Breakfast in Mountain Hut.
  • Walking from Koča na Doliču (2151 m) via Triglav Lakes Valley to Koča pri Triglavskih Jezerih (1.685 m)
  • Optional: Mt Triglav Climb (2.864 m)!
  • Duration: 5-6 hours of walking / 8-9 hours with Mount Triglav Climb.
  • Elevation: +200 m / -750 m
  • Overnight, Koča pri Triglavskih Jezerih
  • Dinner in Mountain Hut.

Day 6: Triglav lakes Valley Hut to Krn Lakes Mountain Hut (1.385 m)

  • Breakfast in Mountain Hut.
  • Walking from Koča pri Triglavskih Jezerih via Koča pod Bogatinom (1.513 m) to Planinski dom pri Krnskih jezerih (1.385 m).
  • Duration: 5-6 hours of walking.
  • Elevation: +200 m / -500 m
  • Overnight, Planinski dom pri Krnskih jezerih.
  • Dinner in Mountain Hut.

Day 7: Krn Lakes Mountain Hut via Mt Krn (2.244 m) to Tolmin

  • Breakfast in Mountain Hut.
  • Walking from Planinski dom pri Krnskih jezerih via Krn Lakes, Mt Krn (2.244m) to famous Tolmin Gorges and Tolmin town (258 m)
  • Duration: 7-8 hours of walking.
  • Elevation: +1000 m / -2000 m
  • Overnight, Hotel***, Tolmin.

Day 8: Tolmin to Bled

  • Breakfast in Hotel.
  • Private transfer to Most na Soči and by train to Lake Bled.
  • Easy circle walk around Bled Lake and to/back famous Vintgar Gorge.
  • Trip concludes.
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PRICE:

  • 1.140,00 € / at min 4 pax*
  • 1.280,00 € / at min. 6 pax

* the tour is fully confirmed when tour has minimum number of participants.

* in case there are less than 4pax  booked on tour, we reserve a right to cancel the tour.

  What is included in this tour?

  • Full organization of the tour.
  • Introductory briefing on day 1.
  • 6-day guided trekking, by a professional, licensed, English speaking mountain guide
  • Emergency contact number and 24/7 support.
  • 2 nights B&B accommodation in Hotels at Kranjska Gora and Tolmin.
  • 5 nights half-board accommodation in mountain huts (Breakfast and dinner).
  • All transfers according to the itinerary:
    • Private transfer from Kranjska Gora to Planica (day 2),
    • Private transfer from Tolmin to Most na Soci (day 8),
    • Private transfer from Tolmin to Lake Bled (day 8),
  • Tourist tax and VAT.
  • Via ferrata equipment for climbing Mt Triglav

What is not included in this tour?

  • Travel to the start and from the end point of the trip.
  • Food and drinks: lunch on all days (approx. 10-15 eur/meal) and dinner when staying in hotels, drinks with all meals.
  • Purchase of single-use sheets at the huts (2,50 eur/set). The use of sleeping sheets is obligatory at the huts. You can either bring your own or buy single-use ones. Blankets are provided free of charge at the huts.
  • Luggage transfer between mountain huts (you carry your gear for mountain trekking from day 2 to 5).
  • Items of personal nature.
  • Travel Insurance.