SLOVENIA

MULTI ACTIVITIES – SELF-GUIDED

Trip Style

Multi activities

Availability

From 15th of April to 16th of October

Highlight

Slovenia, Italy and Austria, Triglav National Park, Sava Dolinka River

Price from

819 EUR

 

Grade

In the heart of Europe, lies beautiful Slovenia; touching the Alps and bordering the Mediterranean. Slovenia is a hugely varied country with high mountains, grassy lowlands, lush vineyards and coastal regions. Set in western Slovenia, very close to Italy, this trip is an unbeatable eight days thrilling activity holiday. Enjoy the peace, freedom, and excitement of Slovenia’s stunning landscape from a mountain bike or a kayak.

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The multi sport holiday comprises a mix of hiking, cycling, white-water rafting and kayaking in the Julian Alps. An ideal mixture of land and water based activities will assure that you’ll experience this remarkable part of Europe at its best.

 

It’s ideal for those who love outdoor adventure among soaring mountains and alpine valleys. The visitor will see Bled and Bohinj, the two famous lakes of the Triglav National Park, trek through valleys and gorges, raft and kayak the lakes and gorges, and cycle over plateaus.

PACKAGE DETAILS

Day 1: Arrival in Kranjska Gora, Slovenia


Main attractions: alpine village of Kranjska Gora with beautiful scenery of Western Julian Alps. Known from winter sports World Cup slaloms are held here every January.

Day 2: Round walk Jasna Valley – 16km, +/-400 m


Today starts out passing the first of many lakes, Lake Jasna with the jagged peaks of the Julian Alps behind it. Don’t worry you will come back this way later for now you will continue through the Jasna valley where you will be welcomed by the glorious mountain arena of the Prisank and Razor Mountains.  Returning then via the “Russian Chapel” which is dedicated to the Russina POWs who died during WWI building the military road over the Vrsic Pass.

Day 3: Cycling to Bled via Kranjska Gora – 40km, +200 m over 3km


For your third day, you will head back into the heart of the Triglav National Park. The route takes you alongside the Sava Dolinka River as it cuts its way south to join the Sava Bohinjka, where it becomes the Sava River, the longest in Slovenia. From Mojstrana you will head into the Krma Valley. This lush green valley leads through a peaceful forest littered with WW2 monuments and traditional farmhouses, one of which has been adapted into a museum. You can have lunch in the mountain hut at the foot of Triglav, the mightiest mountain in the Julian Alps, and enjoy the breathtaking scenery deep in the heart of this beautiful alpine landscape. As you exit the valley, take a short detour to the stunning 1.6km Vintgar Gorge, carved 150m deep into the mountains by the Radovna River.

Day 4: Cycling at Lake Bled – 35km


Today’s biking tour goes alongside Jelovica high-plateau and Sava River, some easy undemanding hills. Old smithies’ village of Kropa with a museum, bee-keeping museum in Radovljica. Take your lunch in an old-fashioned restaurant next to the castle in Radovljica.

Day 5: Rafting Lake Bled – 3hours


This trip is suitable for all, no extra experience or equipment needed. A free afternoon in Bled.

Time to explore Bled – its Lake, island church, the castle on the rock.

We liked: cream cake in Park hotel – famous in all central Europe.

Day 6: Hiking from Pokljuka to Lake Bohinj – 12km, +200 m


Today you will be driven by car up to the Pokljuka Plateau from which you will begin your hike across mountain pastures and old farmhouses where you will come to a viewing point providing outstanding views into the Bohinj Valley. As you descend you can stop at the little historic village of Studor where you can visit the museum and see how people lived 150 years ago. Your final destination is Lake Bohinj, the jewel in the heart of the Triglav National Park, and the small settlement of Ribčev Laz (Fisherman’s Pass).

Day 7: Kayaking on Bohinj Lake


Spend a lazy afternoon on one of hidden beaches of this tranquil place.

We liked: local pubs with excellent lake trout, cable car ride up Vogel mountain – 1532 metres high.

Day 8: End of the trip


End of tour after breakfast.

INCLUDED AND NOT

  • 7 nights in 3 & 4* hotels
  • 7 Breakfasts
  • 2 full days bike hire
  • Half day white water rafting tour in Bled
  • Half day kayak rent on lake Bohinj
  • Car transfer on days 3, 4 & 6
  • 24/7 Customer Care
  • Welcome meeting upon arrival
  • Holiday pack
  • Flights/trains
  • Insurance
  • Drinks
  • Lunches
  • Entrance fees
  • Transfer from/to airport
  • 7 dinners
  • Additional day bike hire
  • Additional nights in Bled 3* or 4* hotel

Access

Way in & Out: Ljubljana

The best and closest airport to fly in is Ljubljana.

Ljubljana International Airport (LJU)
Several Airlines serve it:  Air France, Lufthansa, & KLM (with 1 stop)
Wizz Air & Easy Jet (direct flight from London)

From the airport you can travel to Podkoren by bus with 1 change in Kranj.
Bus Timetable

To access Podkoren, where your trip start. You can take a train from Ljubljana to the railway station Jesenice in Podkoren.

Book a train ticket

You can also book our private transfer from Ljubljana Airport to Bled and from Bled to Ljubljana Airport.
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