A Slovenia Walking holiday exploring three beautiful alpine lakes with stunning mountain views. The 3 lakes walk (Jasna, Bled and Bohinj) is a relatively easy hike.
A Slovenia Walking holiday for those who love alpine lakes backed by panoramic mountain vistas. The highlights of this walk are the famous Jasna Lake, Lake Bled and Lake Bohinj, along with Mt. Triglav National Park. A dedicated mountain tour through a dreamlike, picturesque landscape. Suitable for hikers of very average fitness and highly recommended for photography enthusiasts.
3 lakes walk (Jasna, Bled and Bohinj) highlights:
• hiking through gorgeous alpine valleys of Julian Alps
• dip your toes in crystal clear alpine lakes
• deep gorges carved by mountain rivers
• lush green meadows & pastures
• sumptuous food in family-run hotels
Itinerary 3 lakes walk (Jasna, Bled and Bohinj)
Day 1: ARRIVAL IN KRANJSKA GORA.
Famous ski resort of Kranjska Gora is the starting point for this tour. Also a popular ski resort, it is most famous for hosting the annual World Cup Slalom every January. You will spend your first night here in the shadows of the mighty western Julian Alps (family hotel 3*).
Day 2: KRANJSKA GORA – JASNA VALLEY – KRANJSKA GORA 18 km round walk / ascent 500m. Alpine walk (hotel 3*).
Your warming up walk will take you via a trail to the end of Jasna Valley. Emerging at the other end is the glorious mountain arena of the Prisank and Razor Mountains. A typical hikers lunch can be taken in Krnica hut. Upon return, one can visit the “Russian Chapel” a touching monument dedicated to Russian POWs' who died during WW1 while building the military road over Vršič Pass.
Day 3: RADOVNA VALLEY – VINTGAR GORGE - LAKE BLED 11 kms / ascent 200m. Valley & meadow walk (hotel 4*).
You will begin your walk after a car transfer through the Radovna Valley, an untouched wilderness between the Pokljuka and Mežakla plateaus. You will be dropped off at the start of the stunning 1.6km Vintgar Gorge, carved 150m deep into the mountains by the Radovna River. The trail leads along a wooden walkway through the gorge and onwards to the world-famous Bled Lake, via the lovely Katarina Church viewpoint. Your hotel is on the western side of the town, overlooking the lake .
Day 4: (car transfer) POKLJUKA – USKOVNICA SADLE – LAKE BOHINJ 12 kms / ascent 200m. Mountain meadows & tree line walk (hotel 4*).
You will be driven by car up to the Pokljuka Plateau from which you will begin your hike across mountain pastures and old farmhouses where you will come to a viewing point providing outstanding views into the Bohinj Valley. As you descend you can stop at the little historic village of Studor where you can visit the museum and see how people lived 150 years ago. Your final destination is Lake Bohinj, the jewel in the heart of the Triglav National Park, and the small settlement of Ribčev Laz (Fisherman’s Pass).
Day 5: DEPARTURE after breakfast.
Daily departures of 3 lakes walk (Jasna, Bled and Bohinj) between 3.4. - 9.10.2021
Price: 520 EUR per person based on two people sharing a room on this Slovenia Walking holiday
High season (10th July to 18th September 2021) supplement: 65 EUR