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5-day hiking trip in the Julian Alps, Slovenia

5-day hiking trip in the Julian Alps, Slovenia | Slovenia

Go on a 5-day trekking program in the Julian Alps with Dean, UIMLA certified Leader. This tour includes the Soca River Trail and the Mont Rombon (2208m).


5 Days

May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep




* Hike around the glorious, spectacular Julian Alps in Slovenia!

* Scale the summit of Mt. Triglav (2864m) - the highest point in the country!

* Take in the awesome scenery of valleys, waterfalls, lakes and forests


If you are looking for a different hiking experience this summer, Slovenia is a perfect option! Join me for a 5-day program.

Located in the Northwest of Slovenia, the Julian Alps are one of the most popular destinations for visitors to the country, with the focal point being the mighty Mt. Triglav, the highest point in the country at 2864m and also a national symbol of Slovenia.

In these 5 days, we will make various hiking tours to great natural spots around this area, on the Julian Alps and Triglav national park.

Slemenova Špica (1911m)
Mount Rombon (2208m)
Krn lakes (1391m)
Soca river
Booka Waterfalls
Vrata Valley
Triglav North Face

A particularly impressive day will be 2 and 3 days. In these 2 days I will take you to the top of Rombon from which there is a unique view of the Soča valley. I’ll guide you across the famous Soča River Trail, from the Soča source toward Bovec. A particularly interesting sight is that of the picturesque footbridges that cross the river at several points.

Along the hikes, we will see amazing landscapes of the Julian Alps, such as the peaks from Mala Mojstrovka to Jalovec and climbed to the summit of Rombon, which exceeds 2000 m above sea level.

Take a look at the itinerary below for a more detailed description of each day’s activities.

Explore the best of Slovenia in a fun, exciting way – book now to experience!

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.


Day 1: Kranjska Gora to Vrsic pass

Transfer from Kranjska Gora to Vrsic pass – Distance: 12km Walk up to the Vratca saddle Continue under the north face of Mala Mostrovka to Slemenova Spica peak Descent to Vrsic pass Transfer back to the hotel in Kranjska Gora Total activity time: 4 hours Total climbing: 300 m ascent, 300 descent

Day 2: Kranjska Gora - Mount Rombon (2208m)

Transfer from Kranjska Gora to Sočča Valley On the way to the Rombon Summit we will see the remains of the First World War. Transfer back to hotel in Kranjska Gora Total activity time: 8 hours // Walking time: 6 hours Total climbing: 1670 m ascent, 1670 m descent

Day 3: Kranjska Gora - Soca Trail – Booka Waterfalls

Transfer from Kranjska Gora to the Trenta source of Soca river Arrival at Bovec Transfer back to the hotel in Kranjska Gora Total activity time: 6 hours // Walking time: 4 hours Total climbing: 200 m ascent, 200 m descent

Day 4: Kranjska Gora – Soča Valley – Krns lake (1391m)

Transfer from Kranjska Gora to Lepena Valley The path leads us From the Lepena valley past the mountain hut and further to Krn Lake Transfer back to the hotel in Kranjska Gora Total activity time: 8 hours // Walking time: 5 hours Total climbing: 750 m ascent, 750 m descent

Day 5: Kranjska Gora - Vrata Valley

Hike across the Vrata valley Walk up tu Luknja saddle under the Triglav North Face Lunch in the Aljazev dom hut Transfer back to the hotel in Kranjska Gora Total activity time: 6 hours Total climbing: 600 m ascent, 600 m descent



More info

This trip involves a hike for about 5- 7 hours everyday.

Meeting point

Your hotel or by appointment.

About the guide

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Mountain Leader

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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What people are saying about -Dean


Dean was very attentive to all. Easy to talk to and informative



Dean was simply wonderful ! Sure footed and quick to notice when we needed a break. Conversation was easy and he was very pleasant and professional. We had a fantastic time and would absolutely hike with Dean again. What an enjoyable experience!!!



We were looking for a hike suitable for 4 adults with reasonable experience in hiking.Dean not only crafted a 5 day activity for us but was also able to adjust for routes to fit our needs during the hike itself. Dean proved to be a great guide with both knowledge and an amazing attitude and was simply so much fun to be with, Dean also went 'the extra mile' for us taking some of us to special activities which we did not plan for. If you are looking for hiking in Slovenia and getting an experience of a life time - I would highly recommend Dean. 5 starts all the way (And if there 6 he would get them as well :) ) Dean, thank you so much !



Dean is a super experienced guide, he is very qualified to do all sorts of mountineering too if you are interested to try. I had a good time learning how to do snow shoeing and he is very patient in teaching me and assessing my abilities to suggest different routes which is suitable for my build and stamina. It was great and safe to have him as a guide because he knows the terrain well and that is good to know.



Dean was an excellent tour guide! He was patient and a great teacher, whilst also being very knowledgeable about safety. Highly recommend!

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