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BACK TO NATURE: HIKE AROUND THE KINGDOM OF GOLDHORN (Part 2: Connect Two Lakes)

$3200 $2900 per person

Part 2 of the trail goes “from lake to lake.” We’ll start at Lake Bled and finish at Lake Bohinj in Triglav National Park. The trail will lead us through Pokljuka Plateau, also known as the “Canadian Arctic,” thanks to Captain America. Besides hiking on the trail, we’ll ascend some gentle peaks, where you’ll witness first-hand the ancient practice of shepherding cows. Want to try some real fresh homemade cheese? Prepare your taste buds!

 

Highlights

  • Lake Bled and Lake Bohinj
  • Local food
  • More beautiful views
  • Shepard’s huts in Triglav National Park

 

  • Destination
  • Departure
    Ljubljana/Ljubljana
  • Dress Code
    Casual, comfortable athletic clothing, hiking equipment
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Day 1: Lake Bled
Our first day we'll meet in Ljubljana and go to our starting point, Lake Bled--the best thing to do here is simply experience it. In the morning we'll ride the boat to the island, then in the afternoon, we'll hike up to the viewpoint and enjoy the lake, with the Alps in the background.
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Day 2: Pokljuka
We'll start today early and hike up to Gorje to Pokljuka Plateau. The whole path is 21 km (13.7 miles long) and can be completed in 6.5 hours.
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Day 3: A peaceful day off
Pokljuka is well-known for its idyllic vacation spots, tucked away between forests and mountains. We’ll hike a short way up to Planina Zajamniki, a hidden paradise in the Julian Alps.
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Day 4: Pokljuka Plateau and Stara Fužina
This stage leads through the forests and mountains of Pokljuka Plateau. At the end of the hike, we'll rest our tired feet in another beautiful lake, Lake Bohinj in Triglav National Park. This 22 km (13.7 miles) long path can be completed in less than 5 hours.
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Day 5: Villages around Lake Bohinj
This is one of the shortest routes, only 11 km (6.8 miles) long; it can be completed in less than 3 hours. Our final destination is Bohinjska Bistrica, famous for a certain train station--the site where Death Train (Detonator) was filmed.
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Day 6: More of Julian Alps
We'll finish our hike at Lake Bohinj. For those interested, we'll hike up to Planina pri Jezeru and beyond to the hut at Seven Triglav’s Lakes in Triglav National Park.
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Day 7: Lake Bohinj
In the morning we’ll head up to Vogel, via cable car. There, we’ll enjoy an authentic, local lunch, while viewing the fascinating Lake Bohinj and Triglav. In the afternoon we'll simply enjoy the lake and some local cuisine.
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Day 8: Move on
We’ve finished Part 2 of the trail. You can stay on at lake Bohinj, or, we’ll help you reach your next destination in Slovenia, or another nearby location!

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Included in the price of the itinerary
  • Booking and accommodations for this itinerary
  • Transportation from/to Ljubljana airport
  • Transportation and full board every day
  • Welcome dinner on your first day in downtown Ljubljana
  • All entrance fees
  • English-speaking hiking guide
  • Laundry services mid-week
  • Mateja Travel T-shirt and water bottle
  • Services of Mateja Travel staff, including luggage safekeeping
Accommodation Save your money, no matter if you book the first or the last! Travel by yourself at one low price. Travel with companions for even lower prices! Your guaranteed spot means this: the more people that book a trip with Mateja Travel, the more money everyone saves. We stay at guest ranches or hotels near the Juliana Trail.
  Not Included in the Price of the Itinerary
  • Round-trip airfare
  • Excess baggage charges; travel insurance
  • Optional trips
  • Food and beverages if not defined otherwise
  • Alcoholic beverages over provided meals if not defined otherwise
  • Optional gratuities to tour guides
  • Personal items
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  • Airline tickets Please check with us before purchasing your airline tickets to ensure your trip is confirmed with the minimum number of participants (2) required to operate.
  • Travel insurance To protect your travel investment, we recommend the purchase of travel insurance.
Save your money, no matter if you book the first or the last!
Travel by yourself at one low price. Travel with companions for even lower prices! Your guaranteed spot means this: the more people that book a trip with Mateja Travel, the more money everyone saves.
  • SMALL GROUP From 2 to 6 people          $3200
  • BIG GROUP From 7 to 12 people        $2600