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5-Day trekking on the Julian Alps, Slovenia

Located in the Northwest of Slovenia, the Julian Alps are one of the most popular destinations forvisitors to the country, with the focal point being the mighty Mt. Triglav, the highest point in the country at 2864m and also a national symbol of Slovenia.

In these 5 days, we will make various hiking tours to great natural spots around this area, on the Julian Alps and Triglav national park. We will visit the valley of the Soča River along which runs the “emerald river Soča”, soak your feet in the largest lake of the Julian Alps (Lake Krn) and walk under the highest wall in the July Alps (North wall of Triglav). Wonderful!

A particularly impressive day will be 2 and 3 days. In these 2 days I will take you to the top of Rombon from which there is a unique view of the Soča valley. I’ll guide you across the famous Soča River Trail, from the Soča source toward Bovec. A particularly interesting sight is that of the picturesque footbridges that cross the river at several points.

Along the hikes, we will see amazing landscapes of the Julian Alps, such as the peaks from Mala Mojstrovka to Jalovec and climbed to the summit of Rombon, which exceeds 2000 m above sea level.

 Day 1: Mountain hut (1511m) –  VrŠIČ pass (1611m) – Slemenova Špica (1911) – Mountain hut

Transfer from your hotel to our mountain hut at Vršič pas,  where we will be staying. The trail starts a few meters away from our mountain hut. Walk up to the Vratca saddle and continue under the north face of Mala Mostrovka to Slemenova Spica peak. From the Slemenova špica Mountain there are fantastic clearings to the Tamar Valley, Slovenian, Italian and Austrian Alps. After a short stop at Slemenova Špica, we descend again on our way to our mountain hut.

Walking time 4 -5 hours – 400 meters of ascent and 400 meters of descent.

Day 2: Mountain hut (1511m)  – Bovec (trnjava Kluže 532m) – Mount Rombon (2208m)

After breakfast, we will drive to the starting point of our hiking tour. The starting point in the Soča Valley (Fort Kluže) is a 30-minute drive. From here we will head to Rombon. Along the way we will see the remains of the First World War. The view from Rombon is fantastic and extends from the Julian Alps and all the way to the Adriatic Sea. After finishing, we return to our mountain hut at the Vršič pass.

Total activity time: 8 – 9 hours. Walking time: 7 hours. Total climbing: 1670 m ascent, 1670 m descent.

Day 3: Mountain hut (Vršič pas)  – Bovec (Soca Trail – Booka Waterfalls) – Mountain hut (Vršič Pas)

After breakfast, we will drive to the starting point of our hiking tour. The starting point in the Soča Valley (near Bovec) is a 45 minute drive. Today’s route is circular and leads us along a beautiful mountain river Soca, which flows along the same name valley (Soca Valley). The lentil river is famous for its color, they call it the Emerald River, its colors and beauty enchant everyone. Due to its color, many visitors claim that the Soča River is one of the most beautiful rivers in Europe.

Total activity time: 6 hours.  Walking time: 4 hours. Total climbing: 200 m ascent, 200 m descent

Day 4: Mountain hut (Vršič pas) – Lepena Valley (700m) – Krns lake (1391m) – Lepena valley –  Mountain hut (Vršič pas) 

After breakfast, we will drive to the starting point of our hiking tour. The starting point in the Lepena Valley (near Bovec) is a 45 minute drive. The path leads us From the Lepena valley past the mountain hut and further to Krn Lake. Krn Lake is the largest lake in Slovenia. The lake is 390 m long, 150 m wide and 17.5 m deep. Its area is 59 ha.

Total activity time: 8 hours. Walking time: 5 hours. Total climbing: 750 m ascent, 750 m descent

Day 5: Mountain hut (Vršič pas)  – Vrata Valley (hut Aljažev dom 1015m) – Ljukna seddle (1758m) – Vrata valley (Hut Aljažev dom) Mountain hut (Vršič pas)

After breakfast, we will drive to the starting point of our hiking tour. The starting point in the Vrata Valley (hut Aljažev dom) is a 30 minute drive. Our route takes us through the Vrata Valley and on to the Luknja saddle under the Triglav North Face  The Vrat valley is a valley below the highest mountain of the Julian Alps, which is also the highest peak in Slovenia. The valley ends with the northern wall of Triglav. The northern Triglav wall is one of the most powerful walls in the Alps. It is particularly impressive due to its width (3 km) and height (around 1000 m). The maximum height difference is about 1200 meters and the average slope is 45 degrees.

Total activity time: 6 hours. Total climbing: 600 m ascent, 600 m descent.

After the day is over, we will take you to your hotel

Price per person:1 person – 980 EUR / 2 persons – 500 EUR per person / 3 persons – 340 EUR per person / 4 persons – 280 EUR per person / 5 – 8 persons – 240 EUR per person

Price includes: Guiding fee, Transport during the trip

Price includes: Guiding fee, Transport during the trip and rental of personal technical equipment ( Hiking poles, climbing belt, helmet, snowshoes, etc. )

The price does not include: Transportation from your hotel to the meeting place and back to your hotel is not included in the price and must be paid in cash upon arrival (10 – 60 EUR per person). Half-board accommodation in the mountain hut or hotel for guide and clients are not included in the price.

 Details

 Trip Duration: 5 days

Mountain Range: Julian Alps, TN Park

People per Guide: 1 – 8

Trip Level: intermedie

Offer Period: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct

Other details

Skill level required: Beginner

Fitness level required: fit

Meeting point: Your hotel or by appointment

Accommodation: Half-board in the huts

More info: This trip involves a hike for about 5-6 hours everyday.

INFO: +386 31 866946 or info@gotrek.si

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