path to Mt. Triglav in Slovenia

Mt. Triglav Ascent

highest Slovene mountain Triglav
mountain hut in Julian Alps
Price
from 915 EUR
Departure:
daily from July 5 to September 11, 2021
Duration
5 days / 4 nights
Starting point
Lake Bled
Activity Level
  • 4

Hike the highest peak of Julian Alps

Triglav - "the three headed mountain" is Slovenia's highest peak and number one national symbol. Tradition says that every true Slovene must climb it at least once in their lifetime. Be one of our proud guests and conquer this mountain with us, and we’ll grant you this honorary title!

Walk highlights:
•   trek among the mighty peaks of the Triglav National Park
•   hike to the highest Slovene mountain, Triglav
•   stay in alpine mountain huts with stunning views
•   take a refreshing dip in the Moznica canyon river

This is neither a walk nor a hike: it is a climb. There are via ferrata sections on day 3, so you will need to use your hands too. Not suitable for anyone suffering from vertigo, nor for children under 16 years old. In accordance with our "Safety First Policy" we only offer it as a guided tour.

As a pre-trip, you may consider our Via Alpina tour!

Itinerary

DAY 1. Arrival in Bled (501 m) (4* hotel). 
Bled is a popular town on the shore of a beautiful glacial lake with a combination of natural wonders and unique culture and history. Take a stroll around the lake and visit its unique island church and medieval castle perched high upon a towering precipice.

DAY 2. POKLJUKA – PLANIKA / KREDARICA HUT
(12 km, 1170 m ascent, 390 m descent, 6-hour walk) (mountain hut accommodation).
Today it's into the heart of the Triglav National Park and the Julian Alps. The trail slowly ascends to Vodnikov Dom hut, amid the glorious views of Mt. Triglav (Slovenia's highest mountain (2864 m)), and its neighbouring peaks. You will spend the night at Planika or Kredarica hut, right underneath Triglav.

DAY 3. PLANIKA HUT – TOP OF MT. TRIGLAV - VODNIKOV DOM
(6.3 km, 610 m ascent, 1150 m descent, 4-hour walk) (mountain hut accommodation).
Time to climb to the top of Mt. Triglav, towering high above Planika Hut. This is best done very early in the morning so you can enjoy the first rays of light as the sunrise bathes the beautiful landscape of Slovenia in warm, soft morning light. After the traditional baptism, receiving the honour for climbing the "Three Headed Mountain " and thus becoming a true Slovene, you will start your descent. A short stop for lunch at Kredarica hut and you'll head for your day's destination - Vodnikov dom overlooking Bohinj Valley.

DAY 4. VODNIKOV DOM – KORITA MOSTNICE GORGE – RIBČEV LAZ
(14 km, 430 m ascent, 1720 m descent, 4-hour walk) (4* hotel).  
Descending in a southerly direction you will reach the unspoiled and untouched Voje Valley. Its beautiful natural gem is Mostnice Gorge, where the Mostnica River has cut a deep and narrow riverbed into limestone hillsides forming a gorge 15 metres deep in some places. Stop for a moment at the Devils' Bridge and read about the legend connected to it. End your day enjoying a great view of Bohinj Lake at sunset.

DAY 5. DEPARTURE FROM BOHINJ.
The tour ends with a hearty breakfast, after which you are free to do as you please. You may wish to continue hiking onward over our Goldhorn Trail!

Note that tour program might be changed in case of bad weather.

Hiking in Julian Alps Slovenia

Price

Price: 915 EUR per person based on two people sharing.
(Currency converter here)

Tour is not suitable for children under 16 years.

Price includes:
•    accommodation: two nights in 4* hotels in double rooms; two nights in mountain huts in dormitories, bed & breakfast. Linen in mountain huts is included
•    car transfers on day two
•    two dinners in the huts
•    luggage transfers between hotels (one piece per person, max 20 kgs / 45 lb). During high altitude walks, from day three to day five clients need to carry own clothing / personal items with them and main luggage is stored at the Helia office
•    information pack including corresponding maps (one per booking)
•    IFMA licensed professional Alpine high-altitude tour guide from day 2 to, and including, day 4
•    via ferrata equipment - harness, helmet
•    GPS data
•    local tourist and other taxes
•    welcome meeting upon arrival
•    backup service (hotline) during the walk

Optional extras:
•    overall single supplement for solo travelers: this includes personal guide (one to one guidance), equipment and single room supplement in hotels 300 EUR
•    single room supplement (in hotels only, not possible in huts) 110 €
•    transfer from Ljubljana airport to Bled - please ask us for a favorable price quote!

Additional nights:
•   in a 4* Hotel in Bohinj 65 EUR per person per night, double room, B&B. Single room 80 EUR
•   in a 4* Hotel in Bled 85 EUR per person per night, double room BB. Single room 140 EUR

Price excludes: flights, entrance fees, meals not mentioned in itinerary, drinks with meals.

Travel options

Starting point of this trip is Lake Bled in NW Slovenia.

Getting there...
By plane: closest airport is Ljubljana (LJU). Several airlines serve it (check connections here). From the airport you can travel to Bled by bus (change once, takes about 2 hrs) or book our transfer (faster - 20 mins) - please ask us for a favorable price quote!
By train: Bled has two railway stations: Lesce Bled on the Villach - Ljubljana mainline, 4 kms from the town centre; you'd need to take a local bus. The other option is Bled Jezero on the Jesenice - Nova Gorica sideline; only a few trains a day. 2 kms away from the town center - please ask us for a favorable price quote!
By bus: Flixbus stops at Lake Bled.
By car: take exit Lesce from A1 motorway Ljubljana - Jesenice. Please consult us about parking possibilities in Bled.

... and away
Simple, use one of the above options or - cycle away: consider our cycling trip Best Of Slovenia!

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