Explore the Julian Alps on this guided, hut-to-hut hiking tour.
Step into a traditional alpine culture in the Julian Alps by taking a 3-day/ 2-night trekking tour. Hike through the heart of this stunning part of Slovenia. Hiking through Triglav National Park and staying in mountain huts allows you to experience unique parts of the Julian Alps that are inaccessible by car or day hikes.
The fully equipped huts allow for many different levels of hiking experience to share in the beauty of the Julian Alps and the culture of hiking in Slovenia. Along the tour taste delicious products from local shepherds as well as the vibrant Slovenia culture.
Highlights Of Julian Alps Hut-to-Hut Trek
Slovenian Alps Hut-to-Hut Trek Itinerary
Day 1 The trek begins in the Julian Alps
Take a transfer to Lake Bohinj where you will begin your guided tour through the Julian Alps into Triglav National Park. After 10 km and an elevation gain of 900 m, you will arrive at the first of two mountain huts. This hut is situated at the base of Mount Triglav and is fully equipped. A meal and bedding will be provided so there is no need to bring much except any essentials such as a change of clothes and toiletries. Once at the hut there is the option to climb to a nearby peak which provides stunning views of the Julian Alps and Triglav National Park.
Overnight Location: Mountain Refuge (Not included)
Distance: 6 hours, 10 km, 900 m of ascent, 250 m of descent
Day 2 Trekking through the Valley of the 7 Lakes
Today is the longest and hardest day of the whole guided tour, covering 14 km and an elevation gain of 700 m. Your guide takes you through the alpine with the option to ascend an additional peak with 250 m elevation gain. Followed by a descent to the Valley of the 7 Lakes. Hiking through the Valley of the 7 Lakes is like hiking through geological history, your knowledgeable guide will share plentiful information about the region and you will have a chance to come across some fossils in the rocks. The day ends at another fully equipped mountain hut, with a simple but delicious local dinner and a comfortable place to sleep.
Overnight Location: Mountain Refuge (Not included)
Distance: 7 hours, 14 km, 700 m of ascent, 750 m of descent
Day 3 Lake Bohinj and final day of hiking in the Julian Alps
Today you will begin your hike down from some of the highest peaks in the Julian Alps and make your way to an alpine pasture. Once there you may be able to try some local products. From there you will make your way to Lake Bohinj and enjoy a swim in its crystal-clear waters followed by transport back to Ljubljana or Bled.
Overnight Location: None
Distance: 4 hours, 10 km, 200 m of ascent, 800 m of descent
Julian Alps Hut-to-Hut Trek Price and Dates
Pricing for this guided trekking tour to the Julian Alps depends on whether you choose to join an existing group on a specific date or if you prefer a custom tour for your group only.
The best time to travel to the Julian Alps for this trek is from May to September.
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Make new friends and join a group trekking to the Julian Alps. These tours take place between early July to Mid September. Prices below are per person:
Accommodation on Slovenian Alps Hut-to-Hut Trek
This tour is based in traditional mountain huts. The huts are basic but do provide everything you will need for the night such as food and blankets as well as one-time-use bedsheets. It is recommended that you bring a cotton sleeping bag liner if you are sensitive to any materials. The huts are divided into rooms of 4, 6, or 12 and there is no option for a single supplement.
Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
Single rooms on this tour are not available as mountain huts only have shared accommodations.
Hotels on Standard Tour
Equipped traditional mountain huts are basic but do provide everything you will need for the night such as food and blankets as well as one-time-use bedsheets.
What’s included in the Slovenian Alps Hut-to-Hut Trek?
This tour includes half board in mountain huts (2 breakfasts and 2 dinners).
Accommodation for 2 nights in mountain huts is included.
Transportation during the Tour
You will be picked up in either Ljubljana or Bled and transferred to Lake Bohinj on the first day of this tour, also returned to the same place after the hike (this service is included).
- Guide services
- Flights to get to Ljubljana or Bled.
- Accommodations and meals on the tour
- Summit climb of Mt. Triglav
- Alcoholic drinks
- Anything not stated as included
- Guided hike to Mt Triglav $450 USD for the group of max 4 people
Frequently Asked Questions about Julian Alps Hut-to-Hut Trek
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