Unveil the Beauty of Triglav National Park. Immerse yourself in the captivating landscapes of Triglav National Park, Slovenia’s only national park, and a hiker’s paradise. Traverse diverse terrain, from towering peaks and crystal-clear lakes to dense forests and charming alpine meadows. With trails suitable for all skill levels, Triglav National Park offers an unforgettable hiking experience for everyone.
Embrace the Adventure in Slovenia’s Triglav National Park. Embark on an unforgettable hiking journey through the awe-inspiring landscapes of Triglav National Park. With our comprehensive guide, you’ll be well-prepared to tackle the trails and uncover the hidden gems of Slovenia’s alpine treasure.
Triglav National Park is a popular destination for hikers and outdoor enthusiasts due to its stunning landscapes, diverse trails, and well-preserved natural environment. Here’s some general information to help you plan your hiking experience in the park:
By following these guidelines and being prepared for your hike, you’ll be able to fully enjoy the natural beauty that Triglav National Park has to offer.
The most popular trekking is certainly the Valley of the Seven Triglav Lakes, located in the very heart of the park. The captivating Seven Lakes Valley hike takes you through a pristine alpine valley boasting seven glacial lakes, each surrounded by towering peaks. The highland glacier valley is 8 km long and stretches between 1300 m and 2200 m above sea level. There are seven lakes in the valley. Their waters flow across Bohinj Lake all the way to the Black Sea. Only from the highest lake water continue to the Soča river and then to the Adriatic Sea. The trail weaves through diverse landscapes, including dense forests, open meadows, and rugged terrain. Enjoy the mesmerizing reflections of the surrounding mountains in the crystal-clear waters of the lakes.
The next attraction in the park is the Bohinj Plateau with shepherd’s huts, sheep, and cows, where some of them still produce cheese. Furthermore, mountain meadows, larch, pine trees, and innumerable flowers are accompanied by the park. The most common animals are chamois, caprine, deer, bear, lynx, eagle, and many species of birds and reptiles.
Similar or even more offers a hike along the edge of the park. Ridges above the Bohinj Lake offer wonderful views of the lake and the valley below Mount Triglav, as well as the summit.
Our tours around Triglav National Park hiking tours last for one, two, or three days. If you like, we can extend them for an additional day, to reduce the daily effort. In each case, you will sleep in mountain huts, with beautiful surroundings.
Nestled in the Triglav National Park, the Pokljuka Plateau awaits. This enchanting karst plateau sits in the Julian Alps. Strategically, it’s between Lake Bled and Lake Bohinj. Renowned for its dense fir and spruce forests, it also has vibrant meadows. Traditional alpine pastures add charm. With elevations from 1,100 to 1,400 meters, it’s a gentle starting point for hikes.
For instance, the Uskovnica Mountain Pasture hike begins at Rudno Polje parking. This popular route takes you through lush forests. It also leads past shepherds’ huts and wide-open meadows. Along the way, you’ll see breathtaking views of mountains and valleys.
For more adventure, the Pokljuka Plateau leads to higher peaks. These include Mount Triglav, Mount Viševnik, and Debela Peč. These hikes are more strenuous, needing a higher fitness level and experience.
On the southeastern edge, you’ll find the Pokljuka Gorge. This circular route features a picturesque gorge. You’ll pass natural bridges, galleries, and caves. They’ve been carved over time into the limestone bedrock.
Brimming with diverse flora and fauna, the area shelters spruce trees, mushrooms, and an array of wildlife such as deer and chamois. Furthermore, the traditional alpine pastures offer a snapshot into the area’s pastoral culture.