Ridge walk Julian Alps

Fascinating mountain landscape.

This diversified walking tour leads along crests, wonderful ridge walks and through lush green valleys. You cross the Julian Alps with the well-known Triglav massif and the highest Slovenian mountain with an altitude of 2.864 m. Again and again you come to comfortable huts with typical charm. The climate is really pleasant in this region, nearly already Mediterranean. You walk through diversity flora and alpine scenery. Enjoy the breathtaking views onto the panorama paths. A highlight of the journey is Bohinj Lake, which is framed through steep and cliffy mountain peaks. On your walking week an interesting combination from mountains, rural villages and interesting villages like Bled is awaiting you.

Mountain Walking

Mountain Walking
  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Self-guided tour


Idyllic Bled with deep-blue lake and Triglav national park is inviting for an exploration in the evening. You should taste the regional cuisine.

Transfer to Mrzli Studenec at Pokljuka high plateau (1.280 m) – starting point of many walking tours in the Julian Alps. Your first walk leads through spruce forests and broad alpine meadows. Climb to Lipanška koča hut and stop for a tasty meal. In the afternoon walking tour on a panorama path.

approx. 6 hours
11 km
620 m
0 m

Today you reach the heart of the Julian Alps – at the foot of the highest peak in Slovenia, onto Triglav. Along a slightly climb up to Vodnik hut. Aim of the day is Planika hut, located directly at the south wall of Triglav. The hut is ideal starting point for a climb onto Triglav (additional night and alpine experience necessary!).

approx. 7 hours
10.5 km
1.100 m
0 m

Walk over the Hribarice pass (2.358 m) in direction Triglav Lakes. Enjoy the wonderful beauty of the seven lakes in Triglav national park. Along a broad path a wonderful view over the valley with its lakes is awaiting you.

approx. 6 hours
11 km
0 m
700 m

Hike further to the West, where you will soon reach the lake Schwarzsee, the deepest lake of the Triglav lakes. The lake is warm and has a unique flora and fauna. You can enjoy a beautiful view of Lake Bohinj from your overnight accommodation, Komna hut.

approx. 5 to 6 hours
8.5 km
340 m
500 m

From Komna you walk along the old military street to waterfall Savica, a well-known and popular waterfall in Slovenia. An alpine karst spring feeds the waterfall which has a length of 78 m and runs into mighty Bohinjer Lake. Short walk along the waterside. In the summer the lake invites for a bath in crystal-clear water. You stay overnight at the eastern bank of the lake, in the friendly village of Ribčev Laz. Try one of the local bars with tasty mead or homemade snaps.

approx. 4 to 5 hours
13 km
100 m
0 m

Transfer to Lake Bled. The surrounding offers a huge variety for walking tours, we recommend doing a walk through Vintgar gorge. A 1.600 m long wooden path is awaiting you, it leads through the worth-seeing gorge along river Radovna and to Sum waterfall. Or you explore Lake Bled within a loop tour and at a journey by rowboat to the popular island church.

Tour character

You walk on good ridgeways with wonderful views onto the Julian Alps. In parts surefootedness and a head for heights is required. You should have a good stamina for daily tours of 4 to 7 hours.

Prices and events

All data at a glance
Season 1
Jul 7, 2018 - Sep 15, 2018
Ridge walk Julian Alps 8 days, SI-JAWBL-08X
Base price
Surcharge half board
Surcharge single room

Category: 4x hotels of 3***- and 4****- level, 3x comfortable huts

Season 1
Jul 7, 2018 - Sep 15, 2018
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb
Extra night sgl/bb
Planika hut
Extra night p.p. dbl/bb

Services and infos

  • 7 overnights as mentioned incl. breakfast (Huts: dormitory)
  • If half-board: min. 3-course meal
  • Luggage transfer (except during hut overnights; 1 piece of luggage per person)
  • Transfers on day 2 and 7
  • Well elaborated route
  • Detailed travel documents
  • Service-hotline


  • Arrival by train via Villach or Jesenice to Bled.
  • Airport Ljubljana. By train in 1 hours to Bled or airport Klagenfurt and by train in 3 hours to Bled.
  • Organised transfers: airport Ljubljana – Bled EUR 30 per person (one way), airport Klagenfurt – Bled EUR 65 per person (one way), Ljubljana centre – Bled EUR 35 per person (one way), Trainstation Jesenice – Bled EUR 15 per person. Minimum of participants is 2. A reservation is necessary, payable on spot.
  • Parking: free, unguarded hotel car park available. No reservation required.



  • Entrance fees (approx. EUR 42,50)
  • Detailed mountain hiking map, area Triglav National Park, costs EUR 10,- payable on spot
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Ursula Grandjot DE | 14.08.2016
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