Triglav Tour

A climbing tour to the top of Triglav, Slovenia’s highest mountain is a must do in Slovenia even for the locals.

START
FINISH
DURATION
2 days
TRAIL LENGTH
24 km
ELEVATION
1940 m
DIFFICULTY
Intermediate
PRICE
349 € / Person
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  • Stand on the roof of Slovenia
  • Experience the sunset above 2000m
  • Spend the night in an authentic alpine lodge
  • Enjoy a rare view of the Alps and all the way to the Adriatic Sea

Included in price

Helmet
Transfer from Bled
Professional guide
Safety gear

Extras

Transfer from Ljubljana
Overnight stay at one of the lodges
Food and beverages in the hut
Trekking poles
Backpack

Pickup location and time

*Can be changed due to conditions or upon agreement

 

Climbing Mt. Triglav is a longstanding Slovene tradition. It involves a perfect combination of physical challenges, spectacular views, and pride that comes with standing on this symbolically important summit. If you possess a decent amount of stamina and the desire to reach higher, then ascending Triglav is something you simply must try. There’s no hiking adventure quite like it!

At 2,863 m (or 9,395 ft), Triglav towers above the other peaks of Slovenia’s Julian Alps. Not only is it the most popular mountain, the climb up to its peak is among the most pleasurable. Although many alpine enthusiasts tackle Triglav’s slopes during the high season, our expert guides know the best trails off the beaten path. You can avoid the crowds and enjoy the striking mountain backdrop and the local wildlife to the fullest. Don’t be surprised if a chamois or marmot strides into very close proximity indeed.

This classic Triglav ascent begins in the lovely Krma Valley*. Known as the easiest approach, it’s a relatively undemanding route, suitable for families and hikers with limited mountaineering experience. However, a solid level of fitness is required. Gorgeous scenes of unspoilt alpine terrain are revealed as we gain altitude above the treeline, up gravel paths and over stony ridges to the Planika Lodge. It’s where we will spend the night in the super romantic embrace of the powerful mountains.

Depending on your preparedness and weather conditions, the final push to the summit can take place the same afternoon or early the following morning. Your guide will lead you up the steep incline, which includes a 400 m via ferrata trail. Don’t worry, it’s all very safe and secure, but you will have to do some climbing. Reaching the top is a triumphant feeling that will definitely keep your spirits high for the panoramic descent into civilisation below. And don’t be surprised if you want to do it all over again. Trust us, it’s a common aftereffect among Triglav hikers. It’s just that awesome!

NOTE: It can be busy up there in the summer. To ensure your spot in the lodge, 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 lodge, but we will try our best or find the most suitable alternative for you.

*Different starting point possible upon request on a private tour.

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 Triglav Tour?

It is important that your clothes are comfortable. You should have comfortable shoes with a good grip. It is recommended that you also have some warmer and windproof clothing with you as the 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 5 guests per guide.

Am I fit enough for Triglav Tour?

You don't need any prior experience for the tour, however, you should be comfortable with two full days of hiking with breaks.

Who will be our guide on Triglav 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 Triglav tour is 12 years old. Children should be able to hike for two full days with stops. 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 bought in the hut), snacks for two days, and sunscreen or other sun protection. You can also bring trekking poles if you are used to them. A fresh t-shirt and a pair of socks for the second day, toothbrush and anything else you may need for an overnight stay. If you have your own sleeping liner you can bring it with you, or you can get a disposable one in the hut for a few euros. Also note that there are no restrooms in nature, only in the hut.
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