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Slovenia Mountains
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SALIDAS-GARANTIZADAS
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Duration: 8 days (7 nights)
Group size: max 16 people
Tour Type: Light hikes and walksSlovenia walking holiday
Dates in 2018: June 24th, July 15th, Aug 1st, Aug 19th, Sept 9th.

Cost is €1190pp, Deposit of 20% required at the time of booking.
Single Supplement €280

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HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Visit the lively capital city of Ljubljana.
  • Walk the beautiful trails near lakes Bohinj & Bled.
  • Enjoy the fantastic views on the highest limestone peaks of the Julian Alps.
  • Walk along the emerald Soca river and freshen up in its pools and waterfalls.
  • Explore Velika Planina, one of Europe's biggest mountain pastures.
  • Be amazed by the underground canyon of Skocjan caves and enjoy the sunset on Adriatic coast.
  • Experience the authentic and diverse Slovenian cuisine.

The price includes:

  • An English speaking mountain guide throughout the trip.
  • All transfers according to the itinerary from Ljubljana to Piran.
  • 7 nights with breakfast in 3* hotels; double or twin rooms
  • All the meals specified in the table (Below)
  • Wine tasting
  • Skocjan Caves entrance fee
  • Welcome drink in Ljubljana

The price does not include:

  • Flights to Slovenia and transfer to/from Ljubljana
  • Drinks
  • Meals not specified in the table
  • Personal expenses, travel insurance, tips.

 


Lakes of SloveniaAbout this tour: This hiking tour is ideal for everyone who loves nature and easy and pleasant walks. We will enjoy the beautiful Slovenian landscape, tackling trails of low technical difficulty and avoid steep ascents or rugged descents. Join this tour to visit some stunning viewpoints of the Julian Alps, walk by the beautiful lakes and along turquoise rivers, marvel the high limestone peaks, get to know the mysterious underworld of Karst and have a relaxed sunset walk on Adriatic coast.

We will stay a couple of nights in our vibrant capital city of Ljubljana, enchanting alpine town of Bled, Slovenia's outdoor adventure centre, Bovec and a night in our coastal jewel, Piran. Throughout the tour we will discover Slovenia's natural treasures, get to know the local culture & people, learn about their way of life and taste delicious Slovenian food in authentic surroundings. There will also be enough time for some easy afternoon walks on your own, relaxed private dinners or (window) shopping in the centre of Ljubljana.


Day 1: WELCOME TO SLOVENIA. DAY IN LJUBLJANA
Travelers from around the world come on their own to Ljubljana. Free time for the travelers to explore the old town centre and it's lively streets. In the afternoon, the group will meet the guide over a welcome drink, discuss the details of the tour and get to know Slovenia Lakes Swimeach other.
Accommodation in a hotel in Ljubljana.

Getting to Ljubljana: If you fly into Trieste or Venice. We can organize transfers from there.

Day 2 VELIKA PLANINA AND LJUBLJANA
We start the adventure in Kamnik-Savinja Alps just north from Ljubljana. We will visit one of Slovenia's most charming alpine pastures, Velika Planina (The Big Meadow). You will be amazed by the fascinating landscape and surprised by the interesting alpine architecture. We will also learn about the culture of the local shepherds by visiting one of the oldest huts in the area. After the walk we treat ourselves to a delicious home-cooked lunch in a very special place.
Accommodation in a hotel in Ljubljana.
Hike: 12 km / elevation gain +350m, -350m / approx. 4 hours

Day 3: BOHINJ AND BLEDSlovenia walking holiday
Today we will continue to the foothills of the Julian Alps and first explore Lake Bohinj area, just over an hour drive from our hotel in Ljubljana. We will explore typical villages, crystal clear streams and deep gorges, walk along the gorgeous Lake Bohinj and enjoy the spectacular mountain scenery. After a nice local lunch we transfer 30 minutes to Lake Bled, walk up to a stunning viewpoint or just relax on the lakeside and have an unforgettable swim in the lake!
Accommodation in a hotel in Bled.
Hike: 14 km / elevation gain +200 m, -200 m/ approx. 4 hours

Day 4: POKLJUKA PLATEAU
We will set off for the Triglav National Park, where we will begin our journey through the dense and magical spruce forest of Pokljuka. The path will take us to several view points where we will enjoy impressive views of the highest mountains of Slovenia and the Bohinj Valley. We will try the products of the local shepherds and have lunch in a typical mountain hut. In the evening you will have time to enjoy lake Bled and its surroundings.
Accommodation in a hotel in Bled.
Hike: 10 km / elevation gain +700 m, -700 m/ approx. 5 hoursJulian Alps Slovenia

Day 5: PERICNIK WATERFALL, VRSIC MOUNTAIN PASS AND THE RUSSIAN ROAD
We will start the day by visiting the impressive Pericnik Waterfall in the Vrata Valley. Walk underneath this stunning waterfall and freshen up underneath its cold water curtain. We will move on to reach the heart of the Julian Alps and the mountain pass Vrsic. We will explore this stunning area and walk along the fascinating road built by the Russian prisoners during the First World War. Spectacular mountain landscape and another tasty lunch in a fabulous hut!
Accommodation in a hotel in Bovec.
Hike: 10 km / elevation gain +400 m, -400m / approx. 4 hours

Day 6: SOCA VALLEY, WWI AND HIDDEN SWIMMING SPOTS
The day will be spent in the western side of the Triglav National Park in the beautiful Soca Valley. We will discover its hidden spots, swim in spectacular pools and walk along the fascinating Soca river, also known as emerald river for its intense turquoise colour. We will learn about the history and WWI influence on the whole area.
Accommodation in a hotel in Bovec.
Hike: 12 km / elevation gain +250 m, -250m / approx. 4 hoursSwimming in Lakes

Day 7: SKOCJAN CAVES, VINEYARDS, PIRAN
Time to visit the Karst and the Coast. We will go underground and walk through the stunning canyon of Skocjan Caves, a Unesco heritage. We will visit the vineyards of Karst and taste the excellent local food and wine. In the afternoon, we will continue to the coast to visit the most picturesque coastal town of Piran, get lost among its narrow streets and squares and enjoy the evening on the Adriatic coast.
Accommodation in a hotel in Piran.
Hike: 7 km / elevation gain +150m, -150m / approx. 3 hours
Driving time: approx. 3 hour driving time

Day 8: FAREWELL TO SLOVENIA
Breakfast and end of a great trip.


Additional Information about the Tour:

ACCOMMODATION: 7 nights in comfortable and well located hotels of 3* category.

MEALS: During the trip we will try some delicious Slovenian food. Travelers will taste typical Alpine dishes and the meals of the wine region.

Day Itinerary Meals Accommodation
1 Arrival to Ljubljana. Meet the guide and welcome drink ../../. Hotel in Ljubljana
2 Kamnik Alps and the alpine pastures of Velika Planina B/L/. Hotel in Ljubljana
3 Lakes Bohinj and Bled B/L/. Hotel in Bled
4 Pokljuka forests, alpine pastures and views of the Julian Alps
B/L/. Hotel in Bled
5 Vrsic mountain pass,Julian Alps and old Russian Road
B/L/. Hotel in Bovec
6  Soca Valley, WWI sights, waterfalls & river gorges B/L/.  Hotel in Bovec
7  Skocjan Caves - Karst wine region and coastal town of Piran B/L/.  Hotel in Piran
8 Last Day
B/../..
 

 B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner

Transport: The transport includes all the transfers mentioned in the itinerary in a van of up to 8
people. In case of more the 8 guests we will have 2 vans and 2 guides. The price does NOT include
airport transfer at the beginning (to Ljubljana) or at the end of the trip (from Piran).

Getting to Ljubljana: If you fly into Trieste or Venice. We can organize transfers from there.


Cost is €1190pp, Deposit of 20% required at the time of booking. Single Supplement €280

booknow
There is a 3% booking fee

The price includes:

  • An English speaking mountain guide throughout the trip.Food in Slevenia
  • All transfers according to the itinerary from Ljubljana to Piran.
  • 7 nights with breakfast in 3* hotels; double or twin rooms
  • All the meals specified in the table
  • Wine tasting
  • Skocjan Caves entrance fee
  • Welcome drink in Ljubljana

The price does not include:

  • Flights to Slovenia and transfer to/from Ljubljana
  • Drinks
  • Meals not specified in the table
  • Personal expenses, travel insurance, tips.

 

Cancellation Policy
  • A cancellation fee of 100% applies for cancellations made less than one week in advance, or in case of no-show.
  • A cancellation fee of 50% applies for cancellations made less than 2 weeks in advance.
  • A cancellation fee of 20%applies for cancellations made less than 2 months in advance.
  • No cancellation fee applies for cancellations made 2 or more months in advance.


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