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  • Duration

    6 days/5 nights

  • Location

    Julian Alps
    Triglav National Park

  • difficulty level:

    Family-friendly
    Easy mountain hiking

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  • Price

    from 860,00 €/person

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The Juliana Trail is a 267 km long-distance trail around the Julian Alps. It runs through valleys, overpasses, forests, urban and rural areas, along the Soca and Sava Rivers. The trail runs across the areas around the Julian Alps mountain range. It starts near the Slovenian/Italian border in Kranjska Gora, which is a well-known winter and summer tourist resort, and continues along the Sava River, across the Karavanke mountain range, where it offers beautiful views of the highest peak in Slovenia, Mt Triglav.
You will start your 6 days/ 5 nights hike at lake Bled, one of the Slovenian and European pearls, crossing the Pokljuka plateau in the centre of the Triglav National Park, descent to the picturesque Lake Bohinj where you will explore the stunning Bohinj valley.

Read more about this trial in the story the Juliana Trail around the Julian Alps.

Highlights of Juliana trail hiking adventure

Experience Julian Alps on your Juliana trial 6-day hiking adventure.

What we’ll do – day by day plan

On your first day, you will meet in Bled with a welcome meeting where you will get all the last information and materials you will need during your hike. Lake Bled will also be the start of the first stage. Your hike continues through Gorje to the Pokljuka Gorge. You can expect a few steep ascents up to Pokljuka plateau where you will hike over Kranjska Planina pasture and Planina Javornik pasture in the heart of the amazing Pokljuka plateau. Your day will end at Goreljek meadow where you will spend your first night. Our suggestion is to have a typical Alpine dinner in order to experience the Julian Alps to the fullest.

TECHNICAL DATA:

  • distance: 21 km
  • ascent: 900 m
  • descent: 91 m
  • duration: 7 hours

ATTRACTIONS:

  • Bled castle
  • Bled lake with the island
  • Vintgar gorge
  • Archeological site “Poglejska cerkev” Poljsica village
  • Zgornje Gorje village with village center
  • Pokljuka Gorge
  • Kranjska Dolina meadow
  • Pokljuka forests
  • Javornik meadow

The stage on day 2 runs through the forests and pastures of Pokljuka plateau and descends to two of the highest lying villages in Bohinj valley. The villages Koprivnik and especially Gorjuse are stunning and world-famous for their arts and crafts. You finish descending from the plateau at Jereka village in the Upper Bohinj Valley. From there, the trail continues through Cesnjica, Srednja vas and Studor villages that offer amazing views and a true alpine architecture experience. You will end your hike in Stara Fuzina village; the most populated village (approx. 400 people live in Stara Fuzina) in the entire Triglav National Park area.

TECHNICAL DATA:

  • distance: 21.5 km
  • ascent: 260 m
  • descent: 960 m
  • duration: 6 hours

ATTRACTIONS:

  • Spodnji Goreljek meadow
  • Gorjuse village
  • Koprivnik village
  • Vodnik viewpoint
  • upper Bohinj valley
  • Studor village and Oplen’s house (museum of living in Bohinj valley)
  • Stara Fuzina village and Alpine dairy farming museum

For the next 3 days, you will be based in Bohinj valley. This is great because you can choose what hike you do each day. Our suggestion is to visit the Mostnica river gorge and Voje valley. On this beautiful scenic hike, you will have the chance to really experience the power of water and enjoy many interesting rock formations that water created through thousands of years. You will hike all the way to the end of the Voje valley where Mostnica river springs at the Voje waterfall.

TECHNICAL DATA:

  • distance: 12 km
  • ascent: 250 m
  • descent: 250 m
  • duration: 4-5 hours

On day 4 we invite you to hike above the Bohinj valley to Vogar meadow and visit two of the most spectacular viewpoints on lake Bohinj and the Julian Alps. On the meadow, you will also find a mountain hut, where you can take a break, try some real mountain food and enjoy the mountain life.

TECHNICAL DATA:

  • distance: 8 km
  • ascent: 500 m
  • descent: 500 m
  • duration: 4-5 hours

On day 5 you will be hiking around the largest permanent lake in Slovenia, Lake Bohinj. Your hike will take you all the way to the end of the valley where the famous Savica waterfall is. We have a few options for how you can hike along the south side of the lake on your way back and we will be happy to share them with you. If you want to shorten this hike you can use the electrical boat from one side of the lake to the other.

TECHNICAL DATA:

  • distance: 20 km
  • ascent: 460 m
  • descent: 460 m
  • duration: 6-7 hours

A short but a really interesting and picturesque is the last stage of the tour. It starts at Stara Fuzina and very soon you will do a short section of the hike along the east shore of the lake. A must stop is in village Ribcev Laz and visit of the church of St. John the Baptiste and the monument of the 4 brave men, who were all from Bohinj valley and were the first ones who more than 240 years ago climbed the Triglav mountain. You will continue your hike through the lower Bohinj valley on unpaved roads and paths across the panoramic Dobrava meadows to Bohinjska Bistrica, which is the administrative centre of Bohinj.

TECHNICAL DATA:

  • distance: 11 km
  • ascent: 100 m
  • descent: 150 m
  • duration: 3-4 hours

ATTRACTIONS:

  • Lake Bohinj,
  • 4 brave men monument,
  • pristine meadows,
  • lower Bohinj valley,
  • Zois park in village Bohinjska Bistrica,
  • Tomaz Godec museum,
  • Bohinj railway heritage.

What will you experience?

  • Hike&Bike welcome meeting
  • world known lake Bled
  • green and endless forests of Pokljuka plateau
  • crystal clear glacial lake Bohinj
  • picturesque alpine villages
  • Mostnica gorge and Voje valley
  • Savica waterfall
  • amazing views from Vogar meadow
  • hiking in the Triglav National Park

Included in price

Included:

  • Welcome meeting
  • luggage transfers,
  • overnight and breakfast at our carefully selected accommodations in the area,
  • map of the area and route instructions,
  • GPS tracks,
  • list of equipment needed for the hike,
  • hiking poles (on your request),
  • first aid kit (for the time of the hike),
  • 24/7 phone support.

Excluded:

  • Airfare for arrival to Slovenia,
  • travel cost to and from Bohinj valley,
  • lunches and dinners (dinners can be arranged upon request),
  • cost of drinks and other personal spendings,
  • health and travel insurance,
  • local hiking guide (if you would like to hike with a local licensed hiking guide on one or all of your hikes please let us know).

What you have to bring with you:

  • Once you book a self-guided hike with us we will provide you with a full equipment list that we suggest having on your hiking tour.

When to come:

The ideal time for this hike is between April and October. Please note that the weather in the mountains can be unpredictable, so in April you can encounter some snow on higher-lying areas. Please let us know the preferred date of your hike at booking@exploreslovenia.si and we will send you an offer with the best itinerary for you.

This tour can also be organized for fewer days. If you have a limited time frame or any special requests that you would like to experience during your stay in Slovenia please send us an email at booking@exploreslovenia.si and we will set all the details.

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