Explore the lakes in the Julian Alps

  • Duration 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Grade
  • Start / Finish Jezersko / Lake Bohinj
  • Distance 86 km / 53 miles
  • Trip Style Self Guided
  • Availability
    JFMAMJJASOND
  • Availability
    May - September
  • Price From $941

Overview

If you are a lover of walking, and want to explore Slovenia's cultural and natural heritage, this route is for you. The Julian Alps are home to beautiful crystal clear waters and colourful alpine meadows, at heights of up to 2,500 metres.

Find castles and traditional mountain villages on the way that will allow you to approach Slovenian culture through interaction with its inhabitants and traditions.

Start the tour in Jezersko, a beautiful valley surrounded by the Kamnik-Savinja Alps in the east and a coral reef in the west. You will continue through Goli Vrh and the Draga Valley to Slovenia's only nature park, Triglav National Park.

  • Get to know Lake Bohinj, one of the most beautiful places in Slovenia.
  • Try dairy products originating from this region.
  • Explore the immense natural richness of Mount Triglav.
  • Cross the border between Slovenia and Austria.

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    Itinerary

    Services

    Included

    • Accommodation
    • Breakfasts
    • Transfers on days 3, 5, 6 and 7
    • Information dossier with maps and routes
    • Baggage transfer service according to itinerary
    • 24-hour telephone support
    • Taxes included

    Excluded

    • Unspecified transfers
    • Lunches, dinners, drinks and snacks
    • Entrance to the gorges
    • Personal equipment
    • Transport in case you need to skip a stage
    • Tourist taxes

    Extras

    • Travel insurance
    • Cancellation insurance
    • Additional nights before, during or after the tour
    • Improved hotel room upgrades (if available)

    Accomodation

    General information

    The accommodations with which we collaborate have a private bathroom and all the necessary services to ensure the best comfort available.

    Our team checks in situ the quality of all the accommodations offered, so that you have an unforgettable experience during your trip.

    The accommodation that we will book for your trip will be selected taking into account our commitment to you: guaranteeing comfort, calm and enjoyment throughout your trip.

    We work with quality hotels and country cottages with limited capacity, so we invite you to confirm your reservation as soon as possible.

    The name of each accommodation will be provided to you a few weeks before your trip begins.

    Room types

    It is possible to book this journey in single, double or triple rooms.

    All rooms have private bathrooms.

    Map

    Travel & Transfers

    We recommend starting your holiday at Ljubljana Airport, where several low-cost airlines fly to.

    To get to Jezersko, you can take a bus to Kranj or Ljubljana, where the shuttle service to Jezersko is available. You can also take a taxi for a direct transfer.

    On your return to Ljubljana, take a train at Bohinjska Bistrica station, or a bus in the village of Ribcev.

    FAQs

    The best time to do this route is summer (between June and September), when the climate is good and the highest alpine trails are clear of snow.

    We recommend that you book as soon as you are sure about your dates, as accommodation can fill up very quickly in this area.

    This route is classified as moderate, with walks between 10 and 18 km. it has steep and bordered ascents and descents, so you must have walking experience and be in good physical condition.

    Once you make your reservation we will send you all the detailed information about the specific equipment you need for this route, considering recommendations for shoes, boots, clothes and a day-to day backpack.

    Yes, it's included. We will transfer the luggage between each accommodation according to your itinerary. Each person can take a suitcase up to 20 kg (45 lbs).

    You can call us to arrange a private transfer for you.

    If you prefer, you can also use public transport or local taxis to get to your next accommodation.