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Slovenia- The Julian Alps,
an immersive experience into one of the most beautiful mountain ranges in the Alps

Dates: XXXX

Price: XXXX USD (All-Inclusive, see details below)

A 25% deposit is due to secure your reservation. The remaining balance is due 60 days before the start of the expedition.

(View the cancelation policy below in the section "Price and Details")

This 7-day trek will lead you through some of the most stunning landscapes in the Alps, offering a perfect blend of natural beauty, history, and culture.

​You don't need technical skills for this trip. Only your sense of adventure and a good fitness condition.

Kraig Adams is joining Vagabond Trails to explore the unique Julian Alps, home to some of the most impressive landscapes in Europe and the iconic symbol of Slovenia, Mt. Triglav.

Through this region, we'll uncover the rich history and vibrant traditions of the area. Our trek will take us past emerald rivers, cascading waterfalls, towering peaks, charming alpine villages, and remnants of the war, showcasing the diverse ecosystems, wildlife, and landscapes of the Julian Alps. The trails are designed to provide both challenging climbs and easier walks, ensuring an engaging and varied experience.

The scenery of the Alps is, of course, impressive, but the historical relevance and enduring traditions of this region, make this trek a unique experience.

The trails are demanding but it does not require any technical climbing.

This is an all-inclusive trip, meaning that you only have to worry about packing your bags and your travel documents! Really, you don't have to worry about anything else, because we arranged everything for you.

For the entire tour, you will be led by a certified International Mountain Leader. Your safety and comfort are our main priority.

 Make sure that your physical condition is adequate to the itinerary described below. Please, get in touch with us if you have any questions.



Day 1 | Arrival in Bled

We start our journey in Bled, a beautiful town nestled in the heart of the Julian Alps. We settle into our accommodation, enjoying the stunning lake Bled, its iconic castle on a cliff, and the mountain views. We’ll have dinner with our fellow adventurers in the evening and a short safety briefing for the journey ahead.

  • Highest point at 508 m / 1667 ft

  • Meals: Dinner

Day 2 | Approach to Planika Hut

Our journey begins with a scenic drive to Bjohinj where our hike starts. As we ascend into the mountains, we traverse through lush Alpine meadows, with sheep and cows adorning the landscape, a testament to the enduring pastoral traditions of this region. Our destination today is the Planika Hut, located beneath the surreal Triglav peak. Once there, we’ll have a traditional Slovenian meal, hang up with friends, and then rest for tomorrow’s ascend.

  • The route: 8 mi / 12.8 km +1600 m / -400 m (+5260 ft / -1300 ft)

  • Highest point at 2401m / 7877 ft

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 | Triglav Summit

Today’s adventure will take us to the summit of the highest peak in Slovenia. We’ll wake up early in the morning to a hearty breakfast and then continue our ascent on Triglav. The journey to the summit leads us along a narrow ridge, offering exhilarating views of the surrounding peaks and valleys. Once in the summit, we’ll take a moment to enjoy the surrounding beauty and then we’ll hike down to the Triglav Lakes Valley, our destination for the night.

  • The route: 8.7 mi / 14 km +800 m / -1450 m (+2600 ft / -4750 ft)

  • Highest point at 2864 m / 9396 ft

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 4 | The Seven Lakes Valley

On the fourth day, our journey will take us deeper into the Seven Lakes Valley, renowned for its pristine beauty. Along the way, the trail will vary with some easier sections and a few challenging climbs with mesmerizing glacial lakes. By late afternoon, we will start descending to our next resting place.

  • The route: 8.7 mi / 14 km +350 m / -1450 m  (+1150 ft / -4800 ft)

  • Highest point at 2248 m / 7375 ft

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner


Day 5 | Alpe Adria Trail


Today’s walk will be easy, mostly on flat terrain. we will follow the Alpe Adria Trail, which runs alongside the Soča River, one of the most beautiful rivers in Europe. As we hike through the emerald green waters of the Soča, we’ll pass through several footbridges over the river, admire the traditional architecture of the area, and dip in the cold water for a refreshing experience.

  • The route: 10 mi / 16 km +450 m / -350 m  (+1500 ft / -1150 ft)

  • Highest point at 876 m / 2874 ft

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 | Hike to Komna Plateau

This day we’ll tackle steep terrain once again. Our hike begins with an ascent to the crystal-clear Lake Krn. Here, we’ll stop at a mountain hut to have lunch and enjoy a panoramic landscape of the Julian Alps. After our break, we’ll continue our hike into the heart of the Komna Plateau. Remnants from WWl are part of the landscape. The trail will be challenging, but the historical significance and natural beauty of the Komna Plateau will make it a unique experience.

  • The route: 8.7 mi / 14 km  +1300 m / -500 m (+4300 ft / -1650 ft)

  • Highest point at 1300 m / 4300 ft

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 | Descend to Bohinj

On the last day of our adventure, we will descend to Lake Bohinj. Our journey will take us past the famous Savica waterfall, the spring of the Sava Bohinjka River. We will continue our hike along the north shores of Lake Bohinj, offering beautiful views and a peaceful atmosphere. Along the way, we will have the perfect opportunity to jump in the water for a rejuvenating end to our trekking expedition in the Julian Alps. In the afternoon, we'll head back to Bled, where our adventure comes to an end.


  • The route: 9.3 mi / 15 km  +100 m / -1000m  (+330 ft / -3300 ft)

  • Highest point at 526 m / 1726 ft

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


The entire tour is done in English.

*We reserve the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to weather conditions, National Parks regulations or notifications, and unforeseeable circumstances.

This tour is governed by the Terms and Conditions

How Challenging ?

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Medium effort. This is a trekking trip where you can expect 3 - 6 hours of running per day at high altitudes, with up to 800 meters of elevation loss/gain. Previous trekking experience is recommended.

Price and Details

The tour includes:

  • Airport pick up and drop off by private vehicle

  • All accommodation during the tour (6 nights)

  • Meals (7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 6 dinners)

  • Purified drinking water

  • Gov. licensed and well-trained English-speaking guide and his entire expenses

  • Camping gear

  • All required local and government tax

  • All transport during the tour (except for those by feet!)

  • A certified International Mountain Leader

  • Amazing trails & beautiful landscapes


The tour excludes:

  • Transport to XXXX airport (e.g. flights)

  • Travel Insurance: appropriate for outdoor sports, that covers health, accident, helicopter evacuation, trip cancellation, repatriation, personal liability, etc.

  • Trail snacks to eat on the go - dried fruit, nuts, etc

  • Tips at your discretion (local guide & porters )

  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages

  • Expenses for extra activities, such as; laundry, electricity for gadgets, wifi, etc

  • Any accommodations for extra days in Bled


25% deposit is due to secure your spot, the remaining balance is due 60 days before the start of the trip. Once the trip is confirmed your deposit is non-refundable, however, it can be transferred to any other trips. 


Min 8 - max 12

Start: Bled - September XX

End: Bled - September XX

We reserve the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to weather conditions, and unforeseeable circumstances.


This tour is governed by the Terms and Conditions

Cancellation policy:

  • Trip pending: a 25% down payment is fully refundable

  • Trip confirmed: a 25% down payment is non-refundable. You can transfer this down payment to any other of our trips within the next year

  • 60 days or less before the trip starts no refund available

Travel insurance is required for all of our trips. Make sure that your insurance covers trip cancellation (in case of any unforeseen circumstances)

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