5-day hiking traverse in the Julian Alps

From Tamar Valley to Bohinj, a 5-day hiking traverse along beautiful peaks and lakes of the Julian Alps. Discover Slovenia with an IFMGA mountain guide!

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

5 days

Mountain Range

Julian Alps

People per Guide

4 people

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Private

Highlights

 
  • Discover the beauty of the Triglav National Park.

  • Reach the top of Mount Triglav.

  • Hike through stunning lakes, valleys and mountains.

 

Explore the beauty of Slovenia in this amazing mountain trail in the Julian Alps!

This intense hiking traverse goes all the way from Tamar Valley to Bohinj, crossing Triglav National Park.

The starting point of this 5-day journey is Planica Valley, an alpine valley in northwestern Slovenia, 40 minutes drive from Bled.

From there, we’ll follow marked paths crossing peaks like Slemenova špica, Prisojnik, Razor and Bovški Gamsovec. Finally, we’ll reach the summit of the highest peak in Slovenia and the Julian Alps, Mount Triglav (2864 m).

Then, the trail will take us along the 7 Lakes Valley, one of the most beautiful regions of this national park.

To end up our trip we’ll reach another Slovenian highlight: Bohinj valley, with its famous Lake Bohinj, the biggest glacier lake in the country. We’ll have the chance of swimming in the lake, as we contemplate the stunning scenery.

For further details, you can find a complete itinerary of this trip below this description.

Are you planning a trip to Slovenia? Please contact me for an incredible hiking traverse in the Julian Alps. I’ll be happy to be your guide!

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Price per person

 
Group of 1
2600 EUR

Group of 2
1300 EUR

Group of 3
867 EUR

Group of 4
650 EUR

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
  • Accommodation
  • Transport during the trip
  • Permit and entrance fees
 

Itinerary

 
  • Day 1Bled - Tamar valley - Mt. Slemenova špica - Vršič pass

    I’ll pick you up early in the morning. A transfer will take us to Planica valley (approx. 40 min from Bled). This is the starting point of our trip.

    Then we’ll hike to Tamar mountain hut (Dom v Tamarju).

    From there, a gently ascending path that crosses Slemenova špica (with a beautiful view of Jalovec) will take us to the Vratca saddle to join the Vršič pass.

    Duration: approximately 4h.

    Accommodation, H/B in the mountain hut (Poštarski dom).

  • Day 2Vršič pass - Prisojnik - Razor - Kriški podi

    From the mountain hut, we take the right on the Sovna glava and then the route climbs onto the ridge Gladki rob and across the slope to the natural window Prednje okno.

    Then, we ascend over steep rocks to the summit ridge and onto the summit of Prisojnik (2547 m). We descend along Jubilejna path, passing the ledges at the foot of Zvoniki and into the massif of Zadnji Prisojnik, followed by the second natural window – Zadnje okno.

    We will cross slopes near the saddle between  Planja and Razor, and then ascend to the highest point: Razor (2601 m).

    Finally, we descend down onto Kriški podi.

    Duration: approximately 7-8h.

    Accommodation, H/B in the Kriški podi mountain hut (Pogačnikov dom).

  • Day 3Kriški podi - Mt. Bovški Gamsovec - Luknja pass - Mt. Triglav - Kredarica mountain hut

    This day will be the longest and also the hardest. We’ll reach Dovška vrata saddle, crossing eroded karst formations.

    Once on the saddle, we’ll continue along the ledges to the summit of Bovški Gamsovec (2392 m).

    Descending towards the Luknja saddle, we gradually continue our way to the top of Slovenia’s highest mountain, Mount Triglav (2864 m) and finally descend to Kredarica mountain hut.

    Duration: approximately 8-9h.

    Accommodation, H/B in the Triglav mountain hut (Triglavski dom na Kredarici).

  • Day 4Kredarica mountain hut - Prehodavci - Dvojno jezero

    From Kredarica mountain hut, we traverse to Prehodavci and descend through the beautiful 7 Lakes Valley.

    We end our day at the scenic glacier lake Dvojno jezero (Twin lake).

    Duration: approximately 6h.

    Accommodation, H/B in the Triglav lakes mountain hut (Koča pri Triglavskih jezerih).

  • Day 5Dvojno Jezero - Komna - Savica Waterfall - Bled

    We continue our descending through the 7 Lakes Valley via Komna plateau, and finish our trekking at Savica Waterfall.

    From there, we drive past the biggest Slovenian glacier lake: Bohinj Lake, where we will have the opportunity to freshen up by swimming in the lake.

    This scenic area is a truly extraordinary piece of nature’s work.

    From the lake we will continue our drive through Bohinj valley to Bled (or to desired drop-off point).

 
 

Other details

 
Skill level required

Intermediate

Fitness level required

Fit

Meeting point

Ljubljana or Bled.

Accommodation

Mountain huts:

-Poštarski dom

-Pogačnikov dom

-Triglavski dom na Kredarici

-Koča pri Triglavskih jezerih

More info

Personal equipment:

-bag with additional/spare clothes (stays in the valley),

-bottle,

-money and documents (ID, Alpine club membership card etc.),

-sun glasses with good protection,

-active first layer t-shirt,

-shirt or a sweater (second layer),

-socks (mountaineering),

-pollover or fleece,

-wind jacket,

-cap, gloves, hat...

Technical equipment

-helmet,

-harness,

-via ferrata security kit,

-via ferrata gloves (optional)

-light, small backpack (35L),

-well fitted high moutaineering boots.

Price includes technical equipment for trekking, if needed.

Food and drinks

-food and drinks are available in mountain hut. During the climb, you must take your own backpack supplies, make sure that you have enough spare food (snack, fruit bar, nuts etc.) and drink.

 

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