Soča Valley Family Adventure
Soča Valley Family Adventure

Soča Valley Family Adventure

8 days

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Discover the natural beauty of Slovenia’s Emerald River Valley on an action-packed family adventure

Discover the lush forests, rushing rivers, crystal lakes, and breathtaking mountains of Slovenia’s Emerald Valley. The Soča Valley Family Adventure is the perfect way to see all the natural wonders of the Julian Alps for an active family looking for fun new ways to enjoy the outdoors.

Your home base will be in Bovec which is close to the Soča River, Fratarica Canyon, the Trenta Valley, and all the other places you’ll be exploring during this tour. Hiking and biking will up to you, but the rest of your excursions will all be accompanied by expert guides who will provide safety briefings and instructions for each activity. There will never be a dull moment as you raft, climb, river walk, and zipline through the unending green of Slovenia. You’ll love the endless adventure on this action-packed family-friendly of the Soča Valley.

Highlights of the Soča Valley Family Adventure

Riverwalk and go canyoning to discover a fun way to combine climbing and swimming in beautiful natural pools.
Mountain bike and hike in the lush river valley and the scenic Julian Alps.
Visit Kobarid for a day of sightseeing and learning about the culture and history of the town.
Enjoy only unpacking once by staying in a Bovec hotel located close to all the natural wonders you’ll be exploring.

Prices

From $750USD
8 days
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Partially Guided
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Soča Valley Family Adventure Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Bovec

When you arrive in Ljubljana, you will meet your driver at the airport and take the shuttle to your Bovec hotel. Spend the afternoon getting settled or take a stroll through the streets to get to know this charming mountain town.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Bovec
Distance: None
Meals: None

Day 2 Rafting on the Soča River

After breakfast, you’ll be picked up at the hotel and driven to the Soča River. Here your holiday truly begins with an exhilarating rafting trip to Trnovo.

After your morning on the whitewater, you’ll return to Bovec where you can enjoy a leisurely lunch and a relaxing afternoon.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Bovec
Distance: None
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 Hike to Beautiful Krn Lake

Today you’ll take your transfer to Lepena to embark on a leisurely hike to Krn Lake. It will take about three hours to reach the lake, where you can enjoy a relaxing lakeside lunch at the Krn Lake hut.

When you’ve hiked back to the Lepena Valley, you’ll be brought back to your hotel. Go for a swim in the Soča River or take a relaxing evening stroll along its banks.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Bovec
Meals: Breakfast, lunch

Day 4 Go Canyoning in Spectacular Fratarica

Enjoy breakfast to fuel up for the day. You’ll be dropped off at Log pod Mangtartom so you can go canyoning in one of the most beautiful canyons in Slovenia. As you explore the Fratarica Canyon, a highlight is sure to be descending a fifty-meter waterfall that plunges into a beautiful emerald pool!
Overnight Location: Hotel in Bovec
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 Sightseeing Daytrip to Kobarid

Today you’re off to Kobarid for a day of sightseeing. Start with a visit to the Napoleon bridge which soars above the canyon, then take walk to see the Kozjak Waterfalls. For lunch, try the Lazar restaurant where you can indulge in their specialty sweet or savoury pancakes.

In the afternoon you can stroll through the picturesque streets of Kobarid or stop in for a visit to the WWI museum. On the way back you may make an optional stop at the Nadiža River for a swim.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Bovec
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 River and Rock Climbing Adventures

This morning you’ll discover the joys of riverwalking! A transfer will bring you to the Učja River where you’ll begin exploring the rocky banks. Riverwalking is a combination of easy rock climbing, swimming, exploring, and leaping into canyon pools.

After your river adventure, you’ll return to Bovec for lunch. After this morning’s warm-up, you’ll have another chance to test your climbing muscles during a rock climbing excursion in the magnificent Trenta Valley. Enjoy the thrill of learning new skills and reaching new heights in a safe environment suitable for the whole family.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Bovec
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 Zipline Course Over Bovec

Take a scenic bike ride through the mountains from Bovec to the Lepena Valley on the Soča River trail. Stop for a lunch break at one of the restaurants in Lepena before you start the return trip.

In the afternoon you’ll be treated to an aerial view of Bovec on a thrilling ziplining adventure. After an afternoon of zipping through the skies, you’ll be transferred back to your hotel for the evening.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Bovec
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8 Return to Ljubljana

This morning your tour concludes and your transfer will bring you back to the Ljubljana airport after breakfast.
Overnight Location: None
Meals: Breakfast

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Soča Valley Family Adventure Price and Dates

This partially-guided family multisport tour in Slovenia is run as a private tour for your group and the price depends on the age of the participant.

Prices below are per person and applies to groups of 4 and more:

  • Per adult traveller (18+ years old): $1,075 USD
  • Per child traveller (9-17 years old): $750 USD
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Accommodation on the Soča Valley Family Adventure

This tour is based on standard 3-star hotel accommodations. You’ll enjoy a comfortable room with modern conveniences that has easy access to local restaurants and amenities.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travellers
Rooms are double occupancy. There is no single occupancy upgrade available for this tour. As this is a family tour, solo travellers cannot be accommodated.

Hotels on Standard Tour

Night 1-7

Hotel in Bovec

Stay in a comfortable 3-star hotel in Bovec. You'll enjoy being close to restaurants and shops in town your views of the incredible mountain scenery.

What’s Included in the Soča Valley Family Adventure?

Meals

7 breakfasts and 1 lunch are included. Lunch is included on Day 3 at the Krn Mountain Hut.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 7 nights are included. Accommodations before the tour Bovec or Ljubljana are not included but can be added as a supplement.

Transportation during the Tour

Transportation for you and your luggage is included throughout the tour, including transfers to and from the airport. Round trip transfers are included for each of your guided excursions.

Also Included

  • English-speaking expert guide during activities
  • Excursions mentioned in the itinerary
    • Canyoning in Fratarica Canyon
    • Mountain biking tour around Bovec
    • Hiking to Krn Lake in Triglav National Park
    • Whitewater rafting on Soča River
    • Rock climbing in Trenta Valley
    • Riverwalking in Učja Canyon
    • Zipline course
    • Sightseeing tour of Kobarid
  • Roundtrip transfers for all activities
  • Equipment for activities (helmet, harness, bikes, wetsuits, life jackets, etc)
  • Bike rental in Bovek with safety equipment including a helmet
  • 24/7 support services

Not included

  • Guide services other than those described
  • Meals, drinks, or snacks not previously mentioned
  • Gratuities for tour guides or other staff if desired
  • Flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Visas if required
  • Personal expenses
  • Park entrance fees

Optional Extras

  • Additional nights before or after the tour
  • Optional activities or excursions

Frequently Asked Questions about Soča Valley Family Adventure

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Map of Slovenia Soča Valley Family Adventure Tour

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Is this tour for me?

We rate this tour as a 2/5. This is an active tour with guided outdoor activities designed to be suitable for families and children. No previous experience is required for any of the activities, however, the tour operator requests to be notified if any of the travellers are non-swimmers at the time of reservation. While this is designed to be a family tour, it’s best suited to children who are adventurous and comfortable trying new activities and are 9 years and older.

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