Hut to Hut Hiking Slovenia

Some of the best things in Slovenia need a little bit of effort to achieve like hut to hut hiking on the finest trails in the Julian Alps.

START
FINISH
DURATION
3 days
TRAIL LENGTH
28 km
ELEVATION
2700 m
DIFFICULTY
Easy
PRICE
329 € / Person
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  • Experience authentic life on alpine pastures
  • Sleep in high mountain huts
  • Authentic food served in the huts
  • Reach Mount Kanjavec (2500 m) - optional
  • Triglav Lakes Valley
  • High alpine flora and fauna
  • Start and finish in Bohinj

Included in price

Transfer from Bled
Professional guide

Extras

Transfer from Ljubljana
Overnight stay at Vodnik Lodge and Pogačnik Lodge
Breakfast and dinner in the huts
Trekking poles
Backpack

Pickup location and time

An incredibly beautiful 3-day hiking tour around Triglav’s immediate vicinity. No demanding climbs, just exceptionally picturesque walks in Slovenia’s spectacular Julian Alps. It’s an unforgettable hut-to-hut expedition that takes you through the most awe-inspiring landscape in Slovenia. Witness unforgettably stunning views, encounter indigenous wildlife, taste traditional Alpine food and learn first-hand about Slovenian mountaineering culture.

This fantastic hut-to-hut tour involves around 5 to 6 hours of walking per day down trails of moderate difficulty. The routes around the Lake Bohinj area and towards Triglav’s Seven Lakes Valley are appropriate for most amateur hikers and offer beautiful vistas of the highest peaks of the Julian Alps.

The tour begins at the gorgeous Lake Bohinj and leads past high pastures dotted with grazing cattle, the source of famous Slovenian cheeses and soured milk. As we ascend further, we see the surrounding terrain become rugged and rocky while the trail itself remains relatively undemanding and pleasant. The scenery changes into majestic slopes with scarce alpine vegetation, the home of graceful wild climbers, such as the chamois or ibex. Don’t be surprised if we encounter a few of these local show-offs.

The trail then leads past pristine alpine lakes, each with its own shape, colour and story. The Triglav Lakes Valley or Seven Lakes Valley is something out of a storybook. Rest assured, you will have numerous opportunities for scenic breaks along the way to really absorb the majesty of this special place. Nights will be spent sleeping in lovely mountain huts, deeply rooted in Slovenian Alpine tradition. Their cosy shelters that offer a delightfully scenic atmosphere and delicious cuisine. For those most keen, there will be a chance to add an extra peak after each mountain hut we reach.

This hut to hut hiking Slovenia tour is easy and not technically demanding, suitable for everyone with a basic level of physical fitness. Families included. The route is flexible enough to be adapted to suit beginners as well as the more experienced and eager hikers in search of adrenaline.

NOTE: It can be busy up there in the summer. To ensure your spot in the lodges, we recommend booking the tour several weeks in advance, especially for the weekends. For last-minute bookings, we can not guarantee a free spot in the chosen lodge, but we will try our best or find the most suitable alternative for you.

Frequently Asked Questions

I am a single traveller, how can I book?

Don’t worry, just drop us a line in our inbox. We will do our best to try and find you some company, so if you are flexible in your travel dates, let us know as well. Do you want a private trip? No problem, we got you covered too.

What should I wear on Hut to Hut Hiking Tour?

It is important that your clothes are comfortable. It is recommended that you also have some warmer and windproof clothing with you as temperature can drop or in case of cold wind. You can always leave excess clothes in the van after consulting with our guide.

What happens in the event of bad weather?

In case of bad weather the tour can be postponed or you will be fully refunded.

How do I pay for accommodation?

We will make a reservation at the hut for you at the time of your booking in advance and you can pay cash on the spot. There are rooms available if you book early enough, otherwise there are cheaper dormitories - let us know your preferred option.

How many people will be in a group?

We believe that your experience will be better in smaller groups. Therefore, there will be a maximum of 8 guests per guide.

Am I fit enough for Hut to Hut Hiking Slovenia Tour?

The tour is flexible and it can be adjusted to your preferences, skills and fitness. Nevertheless, you should be comfortable with hiking for around 5-6 hour per day, with as many stops for break as you wish.

Who will be our guide on Hut to Hut Hiking Tour?

Our tours are led by professional local guides. Our guides will make sure that you receive expert guiding combined with great fun and a memorable experience.

Is the tour kid friendly?

Our minimum age for tours is 8 years old. Children should be able to hike for 5-6 hours with stops for break. If you are planning to go on a tour with young kids, please let us know in advance and we can adjust the tour if necessary.

What should I bring with me on a hiking tour?

Bring enough water (can be refilled in the hut), snacks for three days and sunscreen or other sun protection. You can also bring trekking poles if you are used to them. Only take with you the most necessary cosmetics and basic personal care items for an overnight stay. A fresh t-shirt and a pair of socks for each day. If you have your own sleeping liner you can bring it with you, or you can get a disposable one in the huts for a few euros. Also note that there are no restrooms in nature, only in the hut.
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