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Slovenia: Julian Alps Traverse

Slovenia: Julian Alps Traverse - Exodus Travels
Slovenia: Julian Alps Traverse - Exodus Travels
Excellent
16 reviews
Starts
Ljubljana
+5 Destinations
Gorenjska
Ends
Bled
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Highlights

Start in Ljubljana and end in Bled! With the hiking & trekking tour Slovenia: Julian Alps Traverse, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Ljubljana, Slovenia and 4 other destinations in Slovenia. Slovenia: Julian Alps Traverse is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel
Max Group Size
16
Physical Rating
Active
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking, Adventure, Mountain Hikes
Operator
Exodus Travels

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Bled
  2. Day 2: Warm-up walk in the Karavanke Mountains.
  3. Day 3: Transfer to Lake Bohinj and the Triglav National Park passing a traditional mountain settlement. Trek overlooking this stunning glacial lake.
  4. Day 4: Walk through valley of the Seven Triglav Lakes, heading towards the more rocky terrain of Hribarice.
  5. Day 5: Trek through the heart of the Julian Alps followed by our Triglav summit attempt (weather dependent).
  6. Day 6: Follow mountain trails offering panoramas of the whole Julian Alps before arriving on Pokljuka Plateau and Blejska Koca (1630m).
  7. Day 7: Final day trekking east along ridge towards the peak of Brda (2009m). Transfer back to Bled, with time to stroll around the picturesque lake.
  8. Day 8: End Bled.

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  • Accommodation

  • Guide

  • Meals

  • Transport

  • Additional Services

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  • Insurance

  • Additional Services

16 Reviews

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  • AD
    Written on October 2, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    A well organised trip with knowledgeable guides and spectacular scenery.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The ascent of Triglav was a brilliant day. The panoramic views from the top were impressive and made the trip worth it.What did you... Read more

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  • TR
    Written on September 11, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    A really great trip with rewarding views if the weather is good. Although there is a fair bit of uphill, the reward was definately worth it!What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Standing on the summit of Mount Triglav looking around the... Read more

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  • SD
    Written on September 11, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    A fantastic if a little challenging holiday, the scenery is worth every effort.What did you think of your group leader?The leaders were great, really knowledgeable and understanding. We did the climb to Triglav because of their research on the weather... Read more

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  • DB
    Written on August 1, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    An inspirational and challenging tripWhat was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Running down the scree the day before the ascent on Triglav and coming down off Triglav: Scary, but stunning.What did you think of your group leader?David was a lot of... Read more

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  • TS
    Written on January 19, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    An excellent trip with great scenery, scary moments, great leaders and a lovely group of people.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Coming down from Triglav. I was so scared but never doubted once that my guide would get me down safely. Then... Read more

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  • TS
    Written on January 19, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    An excellent trip with great scenery, scary moments, great leaders and a lovely group of people.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Coming down from Triglav. I was so scared but never doubted once that my guide would get me down safely. Then... Read more

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  • VM
    Written on December 22, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    Love the high alpine traversing.  The guides were fantastic.  The scenery was breathtaking.  The trails were not crowded.  The high alpine lakes were gorgeous.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?I felt a great sense of achievement when we... Read more

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  • VM
    Written on December 22, 2011
    5.0 - Excellent

    Love the high alpine traversing.  The guides were fantastic.  The scenery was breathtaking.  The trails were not crowded.  The high alpine lakes were gorgeous.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?I felt a great sense of achievement when we... Read more

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  • NK
    Written on December 7, 2010
    5.0 - Excellent

    The Julian Alps is a hidden gem for avid trekkers. The scenery is stunning and the trekking fantastic. The huts were great as was the food and the views from the summit ridge after the scramble ascent above the clouds were awesome. Great leaders and a great... Read more

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  • JL
    Written on August 5, 2010
    4.0 - Good

    We really enjoyed Slovenia and the Julian Alps.  Anyone who likes walking in carboniferous limestone areas will love the Julian Alps.  In addition to the usual alpine forests, meadows and exposed cols and peaks there are some wonderful, unusual lakes and... Read more

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Questions & Answers

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  • What is the level of difficulty for this trek?

    The trails in the Triglav National Park are generally well marked but can vary underfoot; the path will be uneven at times with loose stones. Fixed alpine ropes provided by the Alpine Association of Slovenia are found on trails when the ascent / descent may be steep; no previous experience is necessary when first using these

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Hepatitis A
Recommended for Slovenia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Slovenia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Tick-borne encephalitis
Recommended for Slovenia. Ideally 6 months before travel.

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Ljubljana is the starting point and Bled is the endpoint.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 112 km.
  • Ljubljana (Slovenia)
  • 47 km
  • Bled (Slovenia)
  • 21 km
  • Lake Bohinj (Slovenia)
  • 9 km
  • Triglav National Park (Slovenia)
  • 24 km
  • Bled (Slovenia)
  • 6 km
  • Pokljuka (Slovenia)
  • 6 km
  • Bled (Slovenia)

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