Day hikes in the Triglav National Park, Slovenia

These day hikes in the Trigalv National Park, Slovenia, will take you through some of the best and last untouched, pristine nature in Europe, as UIMLA-certified guide Klemen leads you to snow-capped mountains, beautiful waterfalls and waterways, WW1 battlefields and endless flora and fauna.

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

1+ day

Mountain Range

Julian Alps

People per Guide

6 people

Trip Level

Easy

Offer Period

Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec

Type of Trip

Private

Highlights

 
  • Explore, discover and learn about the beautiful Triglav National Park

  • Admire the wide array of scenery, from mountains to waterfalls to fields

  • Learn about the wide array of flora and fauna in the park

  • Visit an old WW1 battlefield with bunkers and fortresses still standing!

 

I will guide you on these fun, informative, fascinating and plain gorgeous day hikes in the Triglav National Park, Slovenia, an area of raw natural beauty almost unparalleled in Europe, with a richly diverse array of flora and fauna leading to towering and majestic snowy mountains, mesmerizing and tranquil waterfalls and waterways, and even an old WW1 battlefield in which remnants remain.

Triglav National Park lies in the Northwestern part of the country, and is Slovenia’s only national park, and thus an extremely popular tourist destination. It makes up approximately 4% of the countries landmass, and its landscape and terrain are dominated by the towering Julian Alps, featuring Mt. Triglav.

Our day hikes begin on the outskirts of the park, from where we then head to the best parts.

The enormous breadth of landscape, scenery and terrain in the park ensures no few hours are ever the same, as in the morning we can be standing on the peak of a snow-capped mountain, and that very afternoon undertake a relaxing and refreshing swim in the magnificent emerald green River Soca.

One of the highlights for many people is a visit to an old WW1 battle site in the Southwest of the park, with the remains of several fortresses and bunkers still visible.

The huge amount of flora and fauna in the park is truly spectacular, and there will be ample time for us to stop, admire and learn about the many different species and varieties that call the park home. If we are lucky we will witness some of the animals lurking in their natural environment.

After a whole day of sightseeing and discovery, we can either leave the park or stay overnight in one of the huts nestled within, so as to ensure we are ready for more hiking in this wonderful and amazing slice of Slovenian paradise.

These day hikes are the best way to explore the most beautiful part of Slovenia – book now to take it all in!

For those who want a more family-friendly option, try our Family-friendly hiking in the Triglav National Park, Slovenia, here!

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Price per person

 
Group of 1
260 EUR

Group of 2
155 EUR

Group of 3
145 EUR

Group of 4
125 EUR

Group of 5
115 EUR

Group of 6
115 EUR

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
  • Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
 Price does not include: extra food or drink, transport over 30km, entrance to the museum or bus tickets.
 

Itinerary

 
  • Day 1Meet, hike, finish

    Meet in the morning on the outskirts of park, hike all day in park, finish by either leaving the park or staying in hut overnight.

 
 

Other details

 
Skill level required

First time

Fitness level required

Open to everyone

Meeting point

Triglav National Park, Slovenia

Accommodation

Hut accommodation if staying in park overnight.

More info

You will need to bring basic, conventional mountaineering equipment. Equipment list will be sent to you prior to the trip.

 

About the Guide

 
 

I live in Mojstrana, the main starting point for climbing Mount Triglav, the highest peak in the Julian Alps.

I started climbing when I was in Elementary School. I did my first climbing expedition before turning 16 years old: we climbed in the Lofoten Island in Norway. And I was hooked!

I later entered the Mountain Rescue Service very young and saw the mountains from a less friendly point of view. Since then, I have visited many interesting mountains around the world but for me, apart from the Julian Alps, the most beautiful mountains are the Nepalese Himalayas.

I organized the first trekking there 25 years ago and now I visit Nepal and the Himalayas at least twice a year. I have been fully engaged in the training of Slovenian mountain leaders there.

As part of the Mountain Safety team, I have been dealing with avalanches and avalanche rescue for the past 20 years. I am a certified UIMLA leader and the President of the Association of Mountain Leaders of Slovenia, where I am also a trainer/instructor.

My specialties are the lesser known paths in the Julian Alps (Triglav National Park), several days trekking across the Julian Alps (hut to hut), trekking in various Balkan countries (Bosnia, Montenegro, Bulgaria, Romania) and of course trekking in the Nepalese Himalayas.

 
 

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