Julian Alps Hut-to-Hut Trek

Julian Alps Hut-to-Hut Trek

Julian Alps Hut-to-Hut Trek

Prices

From $450USD

Difficulty

Guided

Mountain Huts

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Highlights

Discover the beauty of Slovenia on a guided hiking tour through Triglav National Park

Discover some of the best views in the Slovenian Alps.

Experience traditional Slovenian food and hut culture.

Explore the 7 Lakes Valley in Triglav National Park.

Take a refreshing dip in Lake Bohinj.

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.

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
Distance
6 hours, 10 km, 900 m of ascent, 250 m of descent
Meals
Dinner

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
Distance
7 hours, 14 km, 700 m of ascent, 750 m of descent
Meals
Breakfast, dinner

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
Meals
Breakfast

Julian Alps Hut-to-Hut Trek Price and Dates

This guided tour in Slovenia is run as a group tour, however, this tour can also be arranged as a private tour (please contact us with your preferred dates and group size to get your quote). This tour is available from July to September.

Prices below are per person:

Day Of WeekPrice Per Person *
Monday
$450USD
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TuesdayNot Available
WednesdayNot Available
ThursdayNot Available
FridayNot Available
SaturdayNot Available
SundayNot Available
* Single Supplement may apply

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.

Night 1-2

Mountain Huts

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.

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s included in the Slovenian Alps Hut-to-Hut Trek?

Meals

This tour includes half board in mountain huts (2 breakfasts and 2 dinners).

Accommodations

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).

Also Included

  • Guide services

Not included

  • Flights to get to Ljubljana or Bled
  • Tips
  • Summit climb of Mt. Triglav
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Anything not stated as included
  • Insurance

Not included

  • Guided hike to Mt Triglav €375EUR for the group of max 4 people

Frequenty Asked Questions about Julian Alps Hut-to-Hut Trek

How hard is the Julian Alps Hut-to-Hut Trek?

We rate this tour as a 4/5. You will be trekking up to 7 hours daily on rough terrain.

Do I need a visa to travel to Slovenia?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

Are meals included on the Julian Alps Hut-to-Hut Trek?

Meals are not included in the trek’s price. However, mountain huts offer half-board.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have Health and Medical insurance to join this trip. Get your Travel Insurance.

How do I get to Ljubljana to start this tour?

You can get to Ljubljana via flight from many major European cities.

Is the Julian Alps Hut-to-Hut Trek in English?

Yes, the tour guide is English speaking.

What are the costs of mountain huts in Slovenia?

Dinner, accommodation and breakfast usually cost around €50 EUR per night.

What if the weather is too bad for a trek?

If the weather is too bad, the trip gets cancelled and a full refund is issued. This happens very rarely (around once a year).

Do I need a sleeping bag?

Not necessary, but it’s advised to have a lightweight cotton sleeping liner (travel sheet). If you don’t have one, you will be provided a blanket and one-time-use paper sheets, but it’s preferred to reduce the waste.

How big are the groups?

The group is a maximum of 8 hikers and one guide.

Where does the Slovenian Alps Hut-to-Hut Trek end?

You will be returned to the same place where you’ve been picked up from – it’s either Ljubljana, Bled or Bohinj.

Do I need special vaccines to travel to Slovenia?

Check with your family doctor.

What should I bring to the trip?

Here’s the list of what you are advised to have during this trek:

  • Sturdy high cut hiking boots
  • Long hiking pants/trousers (preferably fast dry fabric)
  • Short pants/trousers
  • Warm jacket (fleece)
  • Another long-sleeve layer
  • Rain and wind protection (lightweight rain and windproof jacket)
  • Gloves and hat to keep you warm
  • A hat to protect you from the sun
  • Sunscreen and sunglasses
  • Personal items (personal hygiene, medicine, towel etc.)
  • Hiking poles (highly recommended, especially if you regularly use them for hiking)
  • Lightweight cotton sleeping liner (travel sheet)
  • A 1.5-litre water bottle
  • A backpack to carry your equipment throughout the 3-day hike
  • Swimsuit and a small quick-drying towel
  • Travel insurance card/details

Are there any travel restrictions for Slovenia?

Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.

Slotrips loves creating travel experiences in Slovenia. They’re passionate about what their country has to offer and they thrive on positive feedback from their guests. Slotrips specializes in hiking and biking tours not just in Slovenia, but also in neighboring countries. They are a top-rated agency and have been since shortly after their creation in 2007.

Slotrips started as a hobby at the hands of a passionate Slovenian named Miha. Initially, the agency was just a wealth of travel information. Eventually, this was converted into a full-service travel agency.

Travelling from hidden corners of the country to stunning natural sites, Slotrips turned their passion into their mission, and they’re always searching for new opportunities to offer travellers. Each trip begins with a thorough discussion of the client’s wants and needs to design a personalized trip sure to impress.

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Prices

From $450USD

Difficulty

Guided

Mountain Huts

Active Travel is what we do

10Adventures knows Active and Adventure Travel because everything we do is focused on Active and Adventure Travel. We understand the needs of travellers and partner with excellent local guides who specialize in active, experiential and adventure travel.

Real humans are always a click or call away

Your time is important, and you shouldn't have to deal with automated bots or a confusing phone system. At 10Adventures you are assigned an Adventure Concierge, who is a real person who has one job: to support you during the planning & booking of your trip.

Customize or go private and get the perfect trip for you

Taking a holiday can be the most fun you have all year. At 10Adventures we believe that you should have the ability to personalize the trip, to get it just the way you want. Sometimes that's joining a group, but more often it's going private with your loved ones, and getting the dates and itinerary that's just right for you.

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Tour Difficulty

We rate this tour as a 4/5. You will be trekking up to 7 hours daily on rough terrain.


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Local guide

Miha

Ljubljana, Slovenia

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+1 (587) 327-9828

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