Julian Alps Traverse Trek (Self-guided)

Duration: 8 days
Trails: T3 trails
Distance: 10 - 15 km per day
Ascent per day: 500 - 1000 m ascent per day

> Experience the breathtaking scenery of high peaks and lakes
> Explore the beautiful Triglav National Park and the Triglav Lakes Valley
> Climb Mount Krn (2244m) - a famous World War I Peak
> Explore the Tolmin Gorge and Lake Bled
> Opportunity to climb Mount Triglav (2864m) - the highest peak in the Julian Alps

Join us on this 8-day active hiking holiday in the Slovenian Alps with 6 days of hiking from hut to hut in the Julian Alps. The Julian Alps Traverse is one of the most spectacular treks in Europe. Hike through breathtaking mountain landscapes on the flanks and valleys of Mount Triglav, overlooking some of the most dramatic peaks of the Julian Alps. Along the way, enjoy the fresh Slovenian mountain air as you traverse the Julian Alps from Kranjska Gora to Tolmin (Soca Valley). This challenging hike rewards you with enchanting views of green meadows, deep valleys, and, of course, the majestic Mount Triglav. Travel over high passes and through alpine meadows and recharge in the evening with the delicious food from mountain cuisine in typical Slovenian mountain huts.

Itinerary

Day
1

Arrival day in Kranjska Gora

Duration: 01:30 h
Welcome to Kranjska Gora! A small alpine village surrounded by mountains. After checking in at the accommodation and an introductory briefing from us, you will have the rest of the day free to explore the immediate surroundings on your own. Relax at the breathtaking Jezero Jasna (a mountain lake) or take a first hike to the Zelenci nature reserve (1-2 hours). You will spend the night in a hotel in Kranjska Gora.

Kranjska Gora

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Kranjska Gora
Day
2

Kranjska Gora (806m) - Tamar Valley - Slemenova Spica (1911m) - Vrsic Pass (1611m) - Postarski dom na Vrsicu (1688m)

Duration: 05:00 h
Distance: 9 km
Ascent: 1000 m
Descent: 300 m
From Kranjska Gora you hike to the end of the Tamar Valley, where an ascent to Slemenova Spica (1911m) awaits you. The views from the summit are stunning. Not so much because of the huge panoramic views, but mainly because of the peaks of several Julian Alpine giants in the immediate surroundings. Once recovered, you descend via the Vrsic Pass (1688m) to your accommodation for the night.

Postarski dom na Vrsicu

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Postarski dom na Vrsicu
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3

Postarski dom na Vrsicu (1688m) - Sedlo Planja (2349m) - Pogacnikov dom na Kriskih podih (2050m)

Duration: 06:00 h
Distance: 8 km
Ascent: 700 m
Descent: 300 m
Today you pick up the trail again from the Vrsic Pass, not far from your accommodation. The first destination is Sedlo Planja (2349m), the view from the summit does not disappoint. In the immediate surroundings you will also find several Alpine lakes, definitely worth a visit. After exploring some of the surroundings on your own initiative, you descend to Pogacnikov dom na Kriskih podih (2050m), your accommodation for the night.

Pogacnikov dom na Kriskih podih

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Pogacnikov dom na Kriskih podih
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Included

  • Transfers

    All necessary transfers (bus, taxi, private transport, etc.) as described in the itinerary are included.

  • Accommodation in refuges

    During your trek, you stay in refuges. These are simple in nature but fully equipped. Do not expect too much luxury.

  • Accommodation before and after the tour

    Accommodation before and after the trek is included. Breakfast is part of your stay.

  • Half-board

    Accommodation at the huts includes dinner and breakfast. We will arrange this for you as well. Bear in mind that lunch is not included, but it can be purchased at the huts. Here you can also buy an array of snacks and bottled water.

  • Full travel guide

    We will send you on your way with a digital travel guide that includes a route description for this trek, interactive hiking maps, and the most important information applicable to your trek

  • Briefing

    Before the trek, we will meet you for an introductory briefing where we will explain all the details of the trek and we will answer all your questions.

  • Emergency number

    There is an emergency contact number available in case of an emergency. We will be available to assist you during the whole trek.

Excluded

  • Traveling to and from

    This trip does not include costs for transportation (flights, bus travel, etc.) to your destination.

  • Via Ferrata equipment

    Via Ferrata equipment (helmet, harness, via ferrata set) are not included in the price, but will be available for rent.

  • Luggage Transport

    You will have to carry all your luggage and gear from one accommodation to another in your backpack on the walking tour.

  • Travel Insurance

    Your international travel insurance is your own responsibility. It is important that your travel insurance also covers adventures at a high altitude. Discuss your itinerary with the insurance company before your trek.

  • Personal expenses

    Personal expenses such as souvenirs, drinks at the bar and other similar expenses are your own responsibility.

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