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Technical Characteristics:

Tour Profile: Medium. More challenging with some long walking days and often a longer trip duration. Tough underfoot in places with changing terrain, some prolonged climbs and steep hills, these walks are designed for experienced walkers looking for a challenge. The average sum of all daily ascents is between 400 m and 800 meters.

Distance: 120 km

Travel Dates: Daily departures from April 29 to October 7, 2023
Low Season: April 29 – May 19 and September 23 – October 7
High Season: May 20 – September 24

This popular hiking tour takes you on a walk around the southeastern section of the Julian Alps. The trails leads through bucolic valleys, across green plateaus, over high passes, along hidden paths of sparsely populated areas, through small tourist centres on the outskirts of the mountains. It follows the Sava, Bača, and Tolminka rivers. Throughout most of the hike, Slovenia's highest mountain Triglav is visible from all sides. Along the way, you will discover the history of ironworks in Slovenia, get to know the homes of the great Slovenian writers and poets and learn about the importance of beekeeping in the past and today. You will get to meet ordinary people who live on secluded farms, meet cheesemakers who create their own products. Those interested in history will enjoy learning about major events here in the First and Second World War.


Day 1

Arrival in Bled

Bled is situated on the shore of a beautiful glacial lake. View its magical island church and clifftop castle at sunrise or sunset to see why it has earned a place as one of Slovenia's most popular attractions. Take a stroll around the lake and hike up to Mala Osojnica viewpoint at the western end for an excellent view from above.

Day 2

Bled - Goreljek / Pokljuka High Plateau 21 km + 866 m - 91 m

In the morning, leave the Slovenian pearl and start hiking Juliana Trail towards the Julian Alps through the idyllic subalpine village of Gorje. The main attraction of the day is the fabulous Pokljuka Gorge - a nature reserve and protected natural biotope. You will spend the night among the flowering alpine meadows.

Day 3

Goreljek / Pokljuka High Plateau - Stara Fuzina / Bohinj Valley 22 km + 280 m - 1,005 m

Today you will descend from mountain pastures into the stunning Bohinj valley that awaits below. As you pass through the quaint villages along the way, you can visit a small alpine museum. Your final destination is the beautiful alpine Lake Bohinj, framed in a dead-end valley by the Julian Alps. Before dinner, you can treat yourself to a panoramic cruise around the lake.

Day 4

Tara Fuzina / Bohinj Valley - Bohinjska Bistrica 11.3 km + 103 m - 151 m

An easy stage of hiking is ahead of you today. Say goodbye to the lake and walk through the nearby village pastures to Bohinjska Bistrica. Your hotel is famous for its wellness programs. In this small town, you can relax and prepare for the more demanding stages ahead.

Day 5

Bohinjska Bistrica - Podbrdo 13.7 km + 770 m - 763 m

The Juliana Trail Southeast wing today stage ahead is more demanding, but you will be rewarded for the effort. From Bistrica, past the former ski resort, you ascend to Baška sedlo. Here you will be able to treat yourself to a snack "on top of the world". From the saddle you will enjoy the most beautiful views of the whole tour. They reach into the near and far mountain surroundings. In the afternoon you will descend to the small town of Podbrdo and spend a peaceful night here.

Day 6

Podbrdo - Grahovo 17.1 km + 1308 m - 879 m

If you love solitude, nature and silence, then you will love this stage of the hike. It leads through places where, apart from the locals, visitors rarely stumble. High above the valley of the river Bača you will walk and enjoy the mountain trails and meet the friendly locals who live in these remote places.

Day 7

Grahovo - Tolmin 21.9 km + 884 m -1,013 m

All Slovenes know the valley you will hike today. The first Slovenian feature film with sound was shot here - a story about dedicated partisans who fought hard against their occupiers. The route leads along many monuments from the First and Second World Wars. In the afternoon you reach the river Soča. Before the end of the day, you can take a boat ride along its famous turquoise lake.

Day 8


After breakfast your tour ends.



    • Seven nights’ accommodation in 3* hotels and 2* guesthouses in a two bed room with WC and shower, on a bed & breakfast basis
    • Luggage transfer between overnight addresses (one piece maximum 20 kg per person). Every additional piece 10 EUR, payable on the spot
    • Comprehensive information pack including detailed route description in electronic form
    • GPS data
    • Local tourist and other taxes
    • Welcome meeting upon arrival
    • Backup service (hotline) during the walk

    Not Included:

    • Entrance fees
    • Meals not included in itinerary
    • Drinks with meals

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