Climbing Mount Triglav from Pokljuka Plateau
Pokljuka plateau – Planika Hut – Triglav
One of the most beautiful and easiest approaches for climbing Mount Triglav. It starts with a walk through the largest forest plateau in the Triglav National Park. In addition, it gives wonderful views of the Bohinj valley and as well the surrounding mountain range. This enlarges the last part, which also includes easy climb on Ferrata.
- Starting point: The end of the road on Pokljuka (1340 m)
- Altitude difference: 1650 m
- Recommended equipment: helmet, self-loading Via Ferrata kit
- Duration: 2 days
- Walking time: 6 h/ day
- Difficulty: a very difficult marked way
HIGHLIGHTS: reach the highest peak of Slovenia, amazing views over mountain range
Prices (All inclusive!):
- 259 EUR/ PER PERSON (at 3 people booking)
- 309 EUR/ PER PERSON (at 2 people booking)
- 489 EUR/ PER PERSON (at 1 person booking)
- A professional English speaking local guide with good knowledge of Slovenian history, natural and cultural heritage and hiking trails
- Mountain hut accommodation
- Transfer from Bled or Bohinj to starting point and back
On the tour max 4 people in the group, please ask for a private tour if you want it.
Meeting with a guide and transfer from your accommodation to the starting point.
Start of the tour at Pokljuka plateau, forested karst plateau at an elevation of 1,400 meters. First, we hike through the beautiful forest of high spruce trees to Planina cheese dairy on mountain pasture Konjščica (30 min).
Continue along the path through the pines to Jezerca Valley in the very heart of Triglav National Park and further along the stream to Studorski Pass (1892 m). Finally, follows break to gain the energy back, with a wonderful view over Bohinj mountains. (1h 30 min)
Later, we continue on a comfortable path under the high peaks of Tosc and Veliki Draški Vrh, with breathtaking views all along the way to Vodnik hut (1817 m). Over there you can taste traditional Slovenian mountain lunch. (1h 30 min)
After the break, slow ascent on a more rocky terrain towards Planika hut. Trail gets steeper and at some points, over there we will help ourselves with cables for easier progression. Enjoy the change of the scenery, as you will come from a green forestry world to a mystic high mountain one. Have some rest at Konj Pass and slowly climb on a rocky and steep terrain, however easy to follow the trail towards the hut. (2h 30 min)
Once you reach Planika hut on 2400 m, can afford traditional dinner and spend overnight in a cozy dorm.
Next day early in the morning, after breakfast, gradually climb up towards the summit. In particular, this part is the most demanding of the climb. However, with a professional guidance and a proper equipment, you will be completely safe. You will also get via Ferrata kits (lanyard, helmet, and a harness). Ascend in a company of your guide, will be a memorable experience. Along the way, there are cables and pitons for easier progression. First, we reach Mali Triglav peak and then continue on the ridge with unforgettable views, towards the bigger brother, Mt Triglav (2864m). Finally, we are at the highest Slovenian mountain, where you will enjoy amazing views around you. (2h)
After reaching the summit of Mt Triglav, starts slowly descends on the same trail, down to Pokljuka plateau. (4h)
In addition to this tour, we also have: Climbing Mount Triglav 3 days.
*THE GUIDE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ADJUST THE PROGRAM REGARDING THE WEATHER CONDITION AND PHYSICAL CONDITION OF THE PARTICIPANTS.