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Day hike in the Soca River Valley in Slovenia’s Triglav National Park

Join UIMLA mountain leader Dean on this amazing day hike in the beautiful Soca River Valley in the Triglav National Park! Walk on the longest hanging bridge across the Soca River and see the highest waterfall in Slovenia.




Julian Alps


1 Day


All year






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  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the Julian Alps and the troughs of the Soca River.
  • See the highest waterfall in Slovenia, the Boka.
  • Explore the remains of caverns and fire trenches from World War I.


The iconic Soca River flows the entire length of the Soca Valley in Slovenia. This Alpine river is 137 kilometers long and is home to a perplexing Karst spring, located at the foot of the Julian Alps in Trenta.

The Soca River, which is characterized by its distinct emerald green color, is without a doubt one of the most precious natural gems in the Triglav National Park. It also happens to be one of the most stunning rivers in all of Europe.

Would you like to experience the overwhelming power of the Soca River, which carved out the famous Big Troughs (Velika korita Soče) over millions of years and admire the unspoiled nature of the Bovec Basin (Bovška kotlina)?

There are many hiking trails throughout the Soca River Valley with spectacular “open-air museums” that contain remains of caverns, fire trenches and even memorials from the Isonzo Front of World War I.

Would you like to see the Tolmin Troughs (Tolminska korita), the expansive Lipuc Bridge, a hanging bridge which spans 63 meters over the Soca River, and the 106 meter high Boka waterfall Boka (Slovenia’s highest)?

If you answered “yes!” to these questions, join us in the Soca River Valley. I’d be pleased to be your guide.

If one day of hiking in the Soca River Valley is not enough, I understand! Click here to book more days in this natural paradise!

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Transportation start and back

Price details

5% discount for families.

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.

Secure your spot with just 25% payment

48-hour free cancellation with 30-day advance booking


More info

Please be sure to wear comfortable clothing, sturdy walking shoes, a backpack and bring along snacks and drinks of your choice.

Meeting point

Your hotel or by appointment.

Equipment you will need to bring

Comfortable clothing, Sturdy walking shoes, Beverages and snacks of your choice.


What are some recommended accommodations near our adventure location?

We understand that finding the perfect place to stay is an essential part of your adventure experience. To help you with this, we’ve curated a list of three highly recommended hotels that offer comfort, convenience, and a touch of local charm. These accommodations are well-suited for adventurers looking to relax and rejuvenate after an exciting day of exploration
Hotel Ristorante Villanova Val di Zoldo Italy
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Albergo Valdisole Val di Zoldo Italy
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Albergo Alla Torre Val di Zoldo Italy
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About the guide: -Dean

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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



Great experience! Felt very comfortable with Dean’s background in mountaineering and felt safe and confident with him guiding us! Would highly recommend! Great communication prior to trip and was a highlight for us!!



Dean was an excellent guide. All of the communication on the lead up to the trip was exact and to the point. For our whole hike we was so knowledgeable about the area and had great stories. By the end of the trip he was one of the boys


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!!!



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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