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BACK TO NATURE: HIKE AROUND THE KINGDOM OF GOLDHORN (Part 4: Connect Two Countries)

$3200 $2900 per person

Part 4 of the Juliana trail goes from Slovenia to Italy and back to Slovenia. It starts in the beautiful small alpine town of Bovec, then ascends to the picturesque village Log pod Mangartom, where we’ll spend a day enjoying the mountains and forests. After this, we’ll hike through Italy, where we’ll try some famous Italian coffee and croissants, then we’ll head back to Slovenia.

 

Highlights

  • Soča River Valley
  • Local food and wine
  • Beautiful views
  • A lot of WWI and WWII history
  • More beautiful views
  • WWI open museum (museum in nature)
  • Hiking in two countries (Slovenia and Italy)

 

  • Destination
  • Departure
    Ljubljana/Ljubljana
  • Dress Code
    Casual, comfortable athletic clothing, hiking equipment
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Day 1: Welcome
We'll meet in Ljubljana at noon and have a welcome lunch. After lunch, our guide will walk through the streets of Ljubljana with us, then you'll have an hour on your own. After this, we'll proceed to Kobarid, small alpine town, the beginning of our mountain adventure.
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Day 2: Bovec
We'll go from the Coastal region back to the Alps. Today we follow the Soča river and we'll stop to take pictures of the Napoleon Bridge, the Waterfall Kozjak, and Boka. The trail is 20.4 km (12.7 miles) long and can be completed in 6 hours. It will last a little longer with our stops.
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Day 3: Log pod Mangartom
This is one of the most staggering stages. We'll pass several WW I monuments and end up in the establishment Log pod Mangartom, one of the most beautiful villages in the Julian Alps. This trail is 11.3 km (7 miles) long and can be completed in less than 4 hours.
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Day 4: A day off
After two long hikes, we will spend a day off under Mt. Mangart, enjoying the Soča River and nearby local farms with authentic, home-cooked meals.
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Day 5: Italy
This was the penultimate stage and from here everything will go down and will be flat. We will ascent more than 600 m (almost 2000 ft) and cross the Predil pass and overnight in Italy. The whole part is 17.6 km (10.9 miles) long and it takes 4 hours to complete.
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Day 6: A day off in Trbiž (IT)
You can simply enjoy this small historical Italian town or join us for the trip to Laghi di Fusine (Belopeška Lakes).
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Day 7: Hiking in two countries
The final stage is mostly flat. The whole distance is 19 km (11.8 miles) long and it can be completed in 6 hours. Most of the rout goes on the Italian side and when we cross the border, soon we will come to our starting point, where we will finish our journey.
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Day 8: Move on
From this magnificent valley, we'll take you back to your starting point in Ljubljana. We can help you reach your next destination in Slovenia or arrange transportation to your next stop.

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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
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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  • Travel insurance To protect your travel investment, we recommend the purchase of travel insurance.
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  • SMALL GROUP From 2 to 6 people          $3200
  • BIG GROUP From 7 to 12 people        $2600