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Lakes & Mountains of Slovenia

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4.7 Based on 19 Reviews
  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 16-95 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-7924
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
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  • Starts Radovljica, Slovenia
  • Ends Radovljica, Slovenia
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Discover the Triglav National Park and Karavanke Mountain Range
  • Varied day walks in the mountains and forests
  • Free day to explore Lake Bled, or historic Ljubljana
  • Traditional 19th century alpine pension
Starting and ending in Radovljica, the tour "Lakes & Mountains Of Slovenia" is a guided trekking tour that takes 8 days. You will travel through Radovljica, Golica, Lake Bohinj and 3 other destinations in Slovenia. "Lakes & Mountains Of Slovenia" is a small group tour which includes accommodation, transport and others.

The Julian Alps are the most easterly extension of the great Alpine Range. The jagged limestone peaks hold some of Europe's best scenery and walking, with Mount Triglav (the highest in Slovenia) at the centre of the range, and the glacial lakes of Bohinj and Bled far below. During the week we will enjoy five varied walks, both inside the national park and on the more distant peaks of the beautiful Karavanke Range. Taking in beautiful wild meadows, along the shores of the lakes, through thick forest and across wild open mountain ridges. 
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Start Radovljica.
  • Day 2: A day exploring the local area direct from the pension.
  • Day 3: From the village of Gozd Martuljek, we hike into the Martuljek Gorge, visiting two stunning waterfalls along the route.
  • Day 4: A picturesque walk in the Karavanke Mountain Range, to the peak of Golica (1836m).
  • Day 5: Free day for optional activities including horse-riding, rafting, visiting Bled or the capital Ljubljana.
  • Day 6: A gentle and scenic hike around the shores of Lake Bohinj or through the Mostnica Gorge (weather dependent).
  • Day 7: A day walking on the Pokljuka Plateau.
  • Day 8: End Radovljica.
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • All breakfasts and 3 dinners All accommodation
Transport
  • Transfers for group flights
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Travel insurance
  • Visas and Vaccinations
  • Single supplement
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
4.7 - Excellent
Based on 19 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Jul 02 2019
5 - Excellent
Hiking in Beautiful Slovenia-don't miss it.
Slovenia is friendly place with unspoilt scenery in the lakes and mountains of the Julian Alps. The group of 15 members of wide age range from UK,USA and Canada gelled really quickly Five days of varied walks including low level... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Jun 22 2019
5 - Excellent
Lakes & Mountains of Slovenia
Brilliant walking holiday (my first with this tour operator) with some challenging walks and a group of 15 that got on so well with each other.
  • Anonymous
  • On Jun 21 2019
5 - Excellent
Beautiful country
Slovenia is beautiful - clean, green, unspoilt, with beautiful lakes, waterfalls and mountains.The hotel is great with excellent evening meals and lovely views.Rooms are spacious with a really good shower and comfortable bed.... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Jul 20 2018
5 - Excellent
A clean, green, mountainous country.
Loved the airy, uncrowded mountain walks with profuse meadow flowers and views of rocky pinnacles. The two lakes were also incredibly picturesque and not spoilt. We enjoyed the family-run accommodation, food and wine as well. The... Read more
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Lakes & Mountains of Slovenia tour. You can cancel the tour up to 71 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 70 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 07 December 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 07 December 2022, a deposit of 15% is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 70 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Lakes & Mountains of Slovenia tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

Visa

For this Lakes & Mountains of Slovenia tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has received the World Travel and Tourism Council’s ‘Safe Travels’ stamp, which provides travellers with assurance that COVID-19 health and hygiene protocols have been adhered to.
  • Group sizes are kept small to maintain a low risk ‘small group bubble’, with an average of 10 guests in each group.
  • Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travellers safe.
  • All travellers will be required to be fully vaccinated no less than two weeks prior to travel.
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