Hut to Hut Hiking Slovenia

Hut to hut hiking on the finest trails in the Julian Alps.

Duration
3 days
Difficulty
Intermediate
Trail Length
28 km
Elevation
2800 m

Highlights on Hut to Hut Hiking tour

  • Mostnica Gorge
  • Elephant-shaped rock
  • 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

Description of Hut to Hut hiking tour

Join us on a 3-day, 2-night hiking tour in the Slovenian mountains. You will experience the joys of walking the Alps, such as stunning views and wildlife encounters, get the opportunity to try traditional homemade foods and learn about Slovenian mountaineering culture.

With this guided tour you will find yourself walking roughly 5 to 6 hours per day on trails of moderate difficulty, appropriate for most hikers and offering fascinating vistas of the high peaks of the Julian Alps.

The tour starts 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, the terrain will become more rocky and the scenery will change to majestic rugged slopes with scarce alpine vegetation, the home of graceful wild climbers, such as chamois or ibex.

This trail leads you past pristine alpine lakes, each with its own shape, colour and story, as well as numerous opportunities for scenic rest breaks along the way.

For those most keen, there will be a chance to add an extra peak after each hut we reach, while the rest can enjoy the scenic atmosphere at that night’s shelter.

The tour is easy and not technically demanding, suitable for everyone. However, you should be able to hike for 5-6 hours per day. The route is flexible so it can suit beginners as well as more experienced and eager hikers in search of adrenaline.

What is included in the Hut to Hut Hiking tour price?

Overnight stay at Vodnik Lodge and Pogačnik Lodge
Breakfast and dinner in the huts
Transfer from Bled
Professional guide
399 € per person

What to bring on Hut to Hut Hiking tour?

Comfortable sports clothes
Extra layer
Insulation jacket
Rain jacket
Spare socks, underwear and shirt
Headwear
Gloves
Sports shoes with good grip
Toilet paper
Water bottle
Snacks
Sunscreen
Headlamp
Toothbrush
ID card
Sleeping liner (disposable can be bought in the hut)
Trekking poles if you are used to them
Backpack 25-30 l

Pickup location & time

Talk to our expert 
Jovan 
This hiking trip wasn’t only cool because we got to witness the best parts of Slovenia’s Julian Alps, but also the way it was organized. They picked us up and took us to the Triglav National Park. The guide made sure everyone could keep up on the steeper areas and told us some really useful info about the mountains… Plus, our group was awesome! I’ve never stayed in mountain huts before, but I’m definitely doing it again. The views were jaw-dropping, the food was amazing and I got to experience the Slovenian alpine spirit first-hand. It’s certainly the best way of exploring the mountains and you don’t have to worry about the logistics, booking huts, etc. Highly recommend it!
Jesse Jones
I have to say that this was an amazing hiking trip. The itinerary was planned to perfection. I never knew there were so many beautiful lakes in the Slovenian mountains. Our guide took us down some ridiculously picturesque routes we would probably miss out on if going at it alone. He adapted the hike to a doable pace, so the whole group felt comfortable. The huts we stayed at were cosy, warm and we had the pleasure of meeting a few interesting people to share the views with. Way beyond expectations and very rewarding.
Caden Wood
It was my first time hiking in a group. I was exploring Slovenia for two weeks and decided to join this journey to see mountains and meet new people. For me the trip was very easy but also nice. All wonders of Triglav park, lakes, beautiful mountains, panorama… and watching the sunrise from the huts… Fantastic! Also the guide was friendly in communication and I learn a lot. I saw so much in 3 days! Good food and drink and great company. If you want some super hiking, meet people and experience beautiful nature go in this trip!
Gale Jackson

Frequently Asked Questions

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 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 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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