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Hiking in Slovenia’s Soca River Valley in the Julian Alps

Join UIMLA certified guide Dean on one or more days of incredible hiking in the beautiful Soca River Valley in the Julian Alps! Explore numerous waterfalls and streams in one of Slovenia's most beautiful regions.

Mountain RangeJulian Alps
Duration1+ day
Offer periodJan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Skill LevelBeginner
Fitness LevelOpen to everyone
Type of tripPrivate


  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the Julian Alps and emerald green Soca River.

  • Suitable for both beginner and experienced hikers.

  • Choose from a wide variety of hiking trails in the Soca River Valley.


Come to the picturesque world of Slovenia’s Julian Alps, Triglav National Park and the emerald green Soca River on your next active break! You will be amazed by the wide array of active experiences that rank the Soca River Valley among the top outdoor adventure destinations in all of Europe.

If you love hiking, you simply cannot miss the Soca River Valley! This corner of Slovenia and the Alps is every hiking enthusiast’s dream come true.

The trails in the Soca River Valley have so much to offer. Here you will discover Alpine streams and waterfalls, a profound silence only found in the depths of the forest and countless flower and animal species. This is a truly unique place. Many people even say it’s the most beautiful place in the Julian Alps.

The many trails in this area vary in difficulty and are suitable for hikers of all levels. Whether you are an experienced mountaineer or just looking to take a leisurely walk through natural wonders and cultural sights of the Julian Alps, there is a trail for you.

The Soca River Valley is the access point to the tallest and fiercest peaks in the Julian Alps. From here, hiking trails lead to some of the wildest corners in Slovenia. The Soca River Valley is also the starting point of the trail that leads to Triglav (2,864 m), the highest peak in the country.

Contact me to plan your hike in Slovenia’s Soca River Valley, or visit my profile for a list of other adventures in the area!


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


Water bottle

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

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, per day

Group of 1

EUR 180 each

Group of 2

EUR 95 each

Group of 3

EUR 70 each

Group of 4

EUR 70 each

Group of 5

EUR 60 each

Group of 6

EUR 60 each

Group of 7

EUR 60 each

Group of 8

EUR 60 each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Transportation from your hotel/airport (if in area) to the start of the trip 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.

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