We start our adventure in the beautiful Soca valley in Bovec. Our base is a magnet for kayakers and rafters and is surrounded by majestic alpine scenery and the towering peaks of the Julian Alps. We will discover the sleepy village of Kobarid immortalised by Hemingway in his novel Farewell to Arms, based on his experiences during the First World War. Kobarid is blessed with natural wonders; limestone gorges, the aquamarine Soca river as well as a world-class museum. The second half of our trip takes us into the heart of the Triglav National Park, home to Slovenia’s highest peak. We visit Lake Bohinj and Lake Bled, pristine glacial lakes encircled by snow-capped mountains. Here we find a magnificent landscape of deep gorges, rushing rivers and dramatic waterfalls, it is a unique, unspoiled alpine paradise.
Days 1 & 2: Bovec: Meet in Trieste, Italy and transfer across the border to Slovenia and the picturesque village of Kobarid; walk though the trenches and military emplacements from the First World War, hike to Kozjak waterfall, visit an award winning museum. Hike the Soca trail, following the turquoise waters of the Soca. Hotel Dobra Vila
Days 3 & 4: Bled: Cross the dramatic Predel Pass to Lake Bled, marvel at its Medieval castle and picturesque island; hike along the dramatic Vintgar gorge, discover the charming village of Radovljica and enjoy a wine tasting accompanied by local cheeses and prosciutto. Hotel Vila Podvin
Days 5, 6 & 7 Lake Bohinj: Hike in Triglav National Park, visit the picturesque villages around Lake Bohinj, walk over the Devil’s Bridge to the cascading waters of Mostnica waterfall, take a cable car to the plateau and walk among alpine peaks.Vila Park Hotel
Slovenia: tour details
|Duration||7 nights/8 days|
|Difficulty||6 – 14 km/day through rolling countryside on easy paths, two days on well-marked mountain paths in alpine terrain.|
|Tour/Price||us$3200 (single supplement $500)|
|Departures||22 - 29 May, 2022|
|Inclusions||Seven nights accommodation in comfortable, charming hotels; all breakfasts and meals as specified in the itinerary; all transfers, tips and gratuities; the services of a professional tour guide.|
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