What will you experience?

Hike&Bike welcome meeting

lake Bled

Pokljuka plateau

lake Bohinj

picturesque alpine villages

beautiful scenery and amazing views

hiking in the Triglav National Park

Day by day itinerary

On your first day you will meet in Bled with Hike&Bike representative at a welcome meeting where you will get all the last information and materials you will need during your hike. Lake Bled will also be the start of the first stage. Your hike continues through Gorje to the Pokljuka Gorge. You can expect a few steep ascents up to Pokljuka plateau where you will hike over Kranjska planina pasture and Planina Javornik pasture in the heart of the amazing Pokljuka plateau. Your day will end at Goreljek meadow where you will spend your first night. Our suggestion is to have a typical Alpine dinner in order to experience Julian Alp to the fullest.

TECHNICAL DATA:
- distance: 20 km
- ascent: 900 m
- descent: 91 m
- duration: 7 hours

ATTRACTIONS:
- Bled castle
- Bled lake with the island
- Vintgar gorge
- Archeological site “Poglejska cerkev” Poljsica village
- Zgornje Gorje village with village center
- Pokljuka gorge
- Kranjska dolina meadow
- Pokljuka forests
- Javornik meadow
The stage on day 2 runs through the forests and pastures of Pokljuka pleateau, and descends to two of the highest lying villages in Bohinj valley. The villages Koprivnik and especially Gorjuse are stunning and world famous for its arts and crafts. You finish descending from the plateau at Jereka village in the Upper Bohinj Valley. From there, the trail continues through Cesnjica, Srednja vas and Studor villages that offer amazing views and a true alpine architecture experience. You will end your hike in Stara Fuzina village; the most populated village (approx. 400 people live in Stara Fuzina) in the entire Triglav National Park area.

TECHNICAL DATA:
- distance: 20 km
- ascent: 313 m
- descent: 1038 m
- duration: 6 hours

ATTRACTIONS:
- Spodnji Goreljek meadow
- Gorjuse village
- Koprivnik village
- Vodnik viewpoint
- upper Bohinj valley
- Studor village and Oplen’s house (museum of living in Bohinj valley)
- Stara Fuzina village and Alpine dairy farming museum
A short but a really interesting and picturesque is the last stage of the tour. It starts at Stara Fuzina and after only a few minutes you will hike along the largest permanent lake in Slovenia. A must stop is in village Ribcev Laz and visit of the church of St. John the Baptiste and the monument of the 4 brave men. You will continue your hike through the lower Bohinj valley on unpaved roads and paths across the panoramic Dobrava meadows to Bohinjska Bistrica, which is the administrative centre of Bohinj.

TECHNICAL DATA:
- distance: 11 km
- ascent: 104 m
- descent: 152 m
- duration: 3 hours

ATTRACTIONS:
- lake Bohinj
- 4 brave men monument
- pristine meadows
- lower Bohinj valley
- Zois park in village Bohinjska Bistrica
- Tomaz Godec museum
- Bohinj railway heritage
You can extend your stay in Bohinj valley by spending an extra night or two in village Stara Fuzina. We will be happy to provide you with tour options, directions, maps and GPS tracks for extra hikes.

 

Price:

510 eur/person

NOTE: There is an option to extend your stay in village Stara Fuzina for 1 or 2 nights and do a few center based hikes. If this is something you would like to do please let us know and we will send you a special offer for an extra overnight together with routes and suggestions for your amazing hiking experience.

Included:

welcome meeting
luggage transfers
overnight and breakfast at our carefully selected accommodation in the area
map of the area and route instructions
GPS tracks
list of equipment needed for the hike
hiking poles (on your request)
first aid kit (for the time of the hike)
24/7 phone support

Excluded:

airfare for arrival to Slovenia
travel cost to and from Bohinj valley
lunches and dinners
cost of drinks and other personal spendings
health and travel insurance
local hiking guide (if you would like to hike with a local licensed hiking guide on one or all of your hikes please let us know)

Best time to come:

We our opinion the best months to do the hike are from April to the end of October. Please note that the weather in the mountains can be unpredictable, so in April you can encounter some snow on higher lying areas.

What to bring:

 

Once you book a self-guided hike with us we will provide you with a full equipment list that we suggest to have on your hiking tour.

If you have any special requests that you would like to experience during your hiking in Slovenia please send us an email at grega@hikeandbike.si and we will set all the details. 🙂

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