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3-day Hut-to-hut hiking tour of the Triglav lakes, Slovenia

Join UIMLA mountain leader Dean Strosar as he treads on a sunny trail around pristine lakes in the Lepena Valley in Slovenia!

Duration3 days
Offer periodJun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Skill LevelBeginner
Fitness LevelOccasional
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • See enchanting hills and beautiful Lakes of Triglav valley.

  • Walk from one hut to another passing craggy mountains and Alpine pastures.

  • See colourful mountain flowers such as the yellow Kerner Alpine poppy.

Description

Come join me on this incredible 3-day trek in Slovenia, where we’ll wander from hut-to-hut around pristine lakes in the beautiful valley of Lepena, surrounded by high mountains, fresh air and blooming wild flowers.

We’ll walk on a sunny trail, past craggy mountains, Alpine pastures and glacial lakes in one of the most beautiful regions in Europe.

You’ll be stunned by the scenic vistas of Lake Triglav and Lake Črno surrounded by enchanting hills.

Our beautiful trek will begin and end in the Lepena Valley. It is a part of the Soča Valley through which River Soča flows. With water as green as emerald, it is considered one of the most beautiful rivers in Europe.

We’ll trek towards the glacial lake of Krnsko jezero(1385 m) from Lepena valley. Situated at the foothills of Krn mountain(2244 m), this idyllic place provides spectacular views of the neighbouring summits.

The 400m long lake is surrounded by awe-inspiring yellow Kerner Alpine poppy and white cottongrass. We’ll be reminded of the Isonzo Front as we walk past fire trenches, caverns and wire fences until we reach the cosy Komna Hut.

Next, we’ll venture into the beautiful Valley of Triglav Lakes, also known as the Seven Lakes Valley. This valley has been protected as a national park since 1924.

You’ll notice diverse wildlife, rich flora and well-developed Karst topography as we’ll walk past its varied terrain.And did you know that the legendary Goldhorn or Zlatorog is considered to reside on the heights of Mount Triglav!

We’ll visit the Double Lake (1,685m) and the Black Lake, the warmest of the Seven Lakes( 1,319m) before we reach the Bogatin hut.

On the last day, we’ll head back to Lepena valley, after spending some quality time in nature.

Request to book this amazing trip to the mesmerising valley in Slovenia for a transformative experience! And if you are interested in other adventures, check out this trek in Croatia.

Accommodation

Stay at the huts costs additional 120 EUR per person for three days.

More info

This trip involves a hike for about 5-6 hours everyday.

Meeting point

Your hotel or by appointment.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Hike from Lepena Valley to Krnsko jezero lake and Komna Hut

Head towards the beautiful glacial lake of Krnsko jezero (1385 m)). It is situated at the foothills of Krn mountain(2244 m), close to the mountain lodge. Witness beautiful views of Krn and the nearby summits. Head towards Komna Hut.

 

Day 2: Head towards Triglav Lakes Valley to Bogatin Hut

Head towards the Valley of Triglav Lakes or the Seven Lakes Valley in the beautiful Alpine region. The valley has been protected as a national park since 1924 and boasts of a varied terrain, unique flora and Alpine animals.

Visit two lakes:

The Double Lake, next to the Hut by the Triglav Lakes(1,685m )

The Black Lake, the warmest of the Seven Lakes( 1,319m)

 

Day 3: Return from Bogatin Hut to Krn Lakes and eventually to Lepena Valley

Head back to the green Lepena valley passing by beautiful lakes surrounded by towering hills.


Equipment you will need to bring

Sunglasses

Backpack

Water bottle

Other gear: Regular Hiking Gear


About the guide

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I am the founder of the Gotrek Hiking Company, an outdoor adventure company that offers qualified and professional mountain guiding to domestic and foreign guests and tourists in Slovenia, Italy, Croatia and all over Europe. All climbing, training, trekking, hiking and snowshoeing tours are guided by CMGA certified (Croatian Mountain Guide Association) and UIMLA guide.

I live in Slovenia, a country where mountaineering is a way of life. My team of UIMLA and CMGA guides and instructors works and lives in Slovenia or Croatia. If I am not available to guide you, one of the experienced guides in my team will be your guide.

We organize mountain experiences in all seasons in the European Alps, the Dolomites, Carnic Alps the Slovenian Julian Alps, Triglav National Park, Kamnik - Savinja Alps and the territory of Croatia, Velebit, NP Paklenica, and the islands in the Adriatic sea.


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 758 each

Group of 2

EUR 387 each

Group of 3

EUR 263 each

Group of 4

EUR 217 each

Group of 5

EUR 186 each

Group of 6

EUR 186 each

Group of 7

EUR 186 each

Group of 8

EUR 186 each

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Price includes

• Guiding fee

• Transport during the trip

Price details

• Price includes: Guiding fee, Transport during the trip and rental of personal technical equipment ( Hiking poles, climbing belt, helmet, snowshoes, etc. ) // The price does not include: Transportation from your hotel to the meeting place and back to your hotel is not included in the price and must be paid in cash upon arrival (10 – 60 EUR per person). Half-board accommodation in the mountain hut or hotel for guide and clients are not included in the price.


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