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Julian Alps Peak Walk

Country: Slovenia Region: Julian Alps

Julian Alps Peak Walk

£675

8
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Overview

  • Classic trek through the heart of Julian Alps
  • Summit the highest peak – Mt. Triglav
  • Stay in alpine mountain huts
  • Best available hotel in Bled

A walking holiday in the heart of the Julian Alps and along its mountain ridges. This picturesque mountain tour taking you through alpine countryside and its many natural attractions, including Lakes Bled & Bohinj. The tour is suitable for fit and experienced walkers. It requires some basic experience of walking at high mountain levels and narrow trails.

Itinerary

DAY

1

ARRIVAL IN BLED

Arrival to Bled, a world famous town on the shore of a beautiful glacial lake, with its unique island church sitting proudly in the lake, and the castle perched high upon a cliff standing guard over the town.

Nearest airport: Ljubjana 33 km

Accommodation: 4-star hotel
Meals: Dinner

 

DAY

2

BLED – POKLJUKA HIGH PLATEA

A short morning car transfer brings you to the staring point, on top of Pokljuka high plateau (1280 m) – starting point of many hiking trails in Julian Alps. The warming-up hike will lead you over mountain pastures and through dense fir forests to up to Lipanska Hut. A typical hikers’ lunch can be taken there. The afternoon walk will bring you along a panoramic route: excellent views of Karawanke range, Pokljuka plateau, Krma valley and Bohinj Mountains, where you stay for the night.

Accommodation: 3-star hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Walk: 6 hours

DAY

3

POKLJUKA – PLANIKA HUT

After breakfast – off it goes to the heart of Triglav National Park and Julian Alps. The trail slowly ascends to Vodnikov Dom hut, where lunch and rest can be taken. Daily destination is Planika hut, right underneath Mt. Triglav – highest Slovene mountain (2864 m). Planika hut is an ideal starting point for a climb to Mt. Triglav, however, additional nights need to be booked there to accomplish this extra climb. The climb is partly a “via ferrata”, some alpine experience and a helmet are recommended.

Today your main luggage gets collected at Pokljuka hotel and is safely stored in Bled until you reach Bohinj at the end of the walk on day 6. You will not have access to it until then so make sure you have everything you need in your backpack.

Accommodation: Mountain hut
Meals: Breakfast,
Walk: 7 hours

DAY

4

PLANIKA HUT – KOČA PRI TRIGLAVSKIH JEZERI

After a hearty breakfast you will start your walk across the Hribarice pass (2358m) in the direction of the Koča pri Triglavskih Jezerih hut. On your way to the hut you can stop and admire the beauty of one the Triglav Park’s seven lakes, Zeleno Jezero (Green Lake), whose name is derived from the high algae content painting the lake a gorgeous lush green. As you continue on you will enjoy the beautiful view into the rest of the Dolina Triglavskih Jezer

Accommodation: Mountain hut
Meals: Breakfast
Walk: 6 hours

DAY

5

KOČA PRI TRIGLAVSKIH JEZERIH – KOMNA HUT

Walking in western direction you wil reach Black Lake – the lowest-lying lake in the Triglav Lakes Valley. It is named for its location in a basin in the middle of the forest, which stretches right to the edge of the Komarča rock face. It is the warmest of the Triglav Lakes. Ending your day at Komna hut you will also enjoy great view of Bohinj Lake. (mountain hut accommodation).

Accommodation: Mountain hut
Meals: Breakfast
Walk: 5-6 hours

DAY

6

KOMNA HUT - RIBČEV LAZ / BOHINJ VALLEY

After breakfast, a relaxing descend down an old military road brings you to Savica Waterfall, which is one of the most famous and popular waterfalls in Slovenia. An alpine Karst spring flows to the top of the waterfall and then cascades 78 metres and subsequently feeds the mighty Lake Bohinj.walk along the northern shore of Bohinj Lake will bring you to Ribcev Laz village where where you can warm your blood with delicious home-made honey brandy and schnapps in the local bars. In summer months one can enjoy a swim in crystal clear water of Bohinj Lake. Alternatively, one canascend Mt. Vogel with a cabin cable car. From top (1532 m) you’ll be able to enjoy a perfect panoramic view of Julian Alps and area you walked previous days.

Accommodation: 4 star-hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Walk: 5-6 hours

DAY

7

RIBČEV LAZ / BOHINJ VALLEY – LAKE BLED.

After breakfast you will be transferred to Lake Bled, a place that attracts visitors with its combination of natural wonders and unique culture and history. The surrounding region offers plenty of excellent hiking opportunities, including a walk to the stunning Vintgar Gorge. There is a 1600-metre long walk on a wooden walkway, which leads through the scenic gorge along the Radovna River to the Sum Waterfall. Heading east, following well-marked signs for Bled, you have about 1 km to the Church of St. Catherine. From here it’s about 4 kms back to Bled Lake. If you prefer a nice leisurely stroll on your final day, a hike around the lake takes about 1 hour. You can reach the famous island church on the lake by a special boat called “Pletna”, or visit Bled Castle and its museum inside. The museum hosts an interesting exhibition on the history of the castle. Your final night will be spent in a nice hotel overlooking the lake.

Accommodation: 4-star hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY

8

DEPARTURE FROM BLED

Meals: Breakfast

 

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Tour Facts

Trip Cost Includes

  • 4 nights in hotel, 3 nights in mountain hut
  • 7 breakfast, 4 (3 course) dinner
  • Luggage transfers per itinerary
  • Privat car transport on day 2 and 7
  • Information pack (map, route description)
  • 24 hours backup service

Trip Cost Doesn't Include

  • Flight ticktet to Slovenia
  • Meals not mentioned in itinerary
  • Drinks with meals
  • Travel insurance
  • Entrance fees

Meals

7 breakfast / 4 (3 course) dinner

 

Accommodation

3 nights in 4* hotel/ 1 night in 3* hotel / 3 nights in mountain hut

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