Soča Valley Family Adventure

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Soča Valley Family Adventure

Soča Valley Family Adventure


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

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.

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

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

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
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

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

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

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

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

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): $1,095USD
  • Per child traveller (9-17 years old): $775USD
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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.

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.

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s Included in the Soča Valley Family Adventure?


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


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

Frequenty Asked Questions about Soča Valley Family Adventure

How hard is the Soča Valley Family Adventure?

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.

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 Soča Valley Family Adventure?

7 breakfasts and 1 lunch is included.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have health and medical insurance to join this trip, and your insurance should cover all included activities. Get your Travel Insurance.

How do I get to Bovec to start this tour?

Fly into Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport (LJU). Roundtrip transportation from Ljubljana to Bovec is included.

Is the Soča Valley Family Adventure in English?

Yes, the guides during excursions are English-speaking.

Where does the Soča Valley Family Adventure end?

This tour ends in Bovec, and your transportation to Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport (LJU) at the end of the tour is included.

Are bike rentals included?

Yes. On the days outlined in your itinerary, bicycles, helmets, and safety equipment are included.

Is equipment included on the excursions?

Yes. All equipment, including protective gear such as helmets, harnesses, and life jackets, is included for each activity.

What is the required group size for the Soča Valley Family Adventure?

The recommended size of groups for this tour is 4 to 8 travellers. If your family is bigger or smaller, we invite you to contact us to discuss your options for this tour.

Is there a minimum age for the Soča Valley Family Adventure?

The minimum age to be able to participate in all the included activities is 9. This tour is best suited for active, adventurous children.

Do I need special vaccines to travel to Slovenia?

Check with your family doctor.

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.

When is the best time to travel to Slovenia for this tour?

The best time to visit Slovenia for this tour is the warm months of June through September.


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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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