Welcome to Triglav National Park
Triglav National Park (Triglavski Narodni Park; commonly abbreviated as TNP), with an area of 840 sq km (over 4% of Slovenian territory), is one of the largest national reserves in Europe. It is a pristine, visually spectacular world of rocky mountains – the centrepiece of which is Mt Triglav (2864m), the country's highest peak – as well as river gorges, ravines, lakes, canyons, caves, rivers, waterfalls, forests... Read More
Top experiences in Triglav National Park
Triglav National Park activities
Lake Bled and Bled Castle Tour from Ljubljana
Begin your half-day tour in the morning with a pickup from your centrally located Ljubljana hotel. Then, sitting comfortably in an air-conditioned minivan, depart for the beautiful Lake Bled, nestled amid the Julian Alps on the edge of Triglav National Park. During the approx. 1-hour drive, gaze out at rural Slovenia and listen to your guide’s commentary about the glacier-formed lake.On arrival, spend a few moments drinking in views of the picturesque lake, backed by towering mountains, and the fairy-tale steeple of the Church of the Assumption of Mary on Bled Island, a tiny rock islet in the center of the lake.Then, climb aboard a two-oared wooden pletna and relax during a 15-minute boat ride to the island. With roughly 30 minutes of free time to explore, perhaps visit the church (own expense) or sample potica, a traditional Slovenian cake, at the cafe (own expense).Next, join back up with your guide and travel to Bled Castle, a medieval stronghold perched atop a sheer cliff overlooking the water. Listen to a brief introduction of the castle’s history from your guide, and then make the most of free time to visit the museum and absorb the bird’s-eye views of Lake Bled.When the time comes, return to your minivan and drive down to the lakeside. With time here spent at your leisure, perhaps enjoy a stroll along the lake, snap photos of the swans, or recharge with a kremšnita (vanilla cream cake) and coffee (own expense).Your half-day tour then concludes with a drop-off back at your hotel in Ljubljana.
Emerald River Day Adventure
This tour starts with a mini-van drive around Triglav National Park and right into the heart of the Julian Alps. There's approximately 2.5 hours of scenic drive throughout the whole day with stops every 10-30 minutes for points of interests and activities (hiking, swimming, and rafting - all optional). There are 3 major and very rewarding hikes of moderate grade involved throughout the day, around 30-45 minutes each. Any or all of these hikes can be skipped by request of individual guests who can wait by the tour mini-van, which is always parked on a scenic spot.Major landmarks you pass by on this adventure day tour are Lake Bled, Karavanke Mountain Range, Kranjska Gora, Jasna Lake, Russian Chapel, Prisank Mountain Window, Vrsic Mountain Pass, Ajdovska Deklica, Soca River Source, Soca River, Velika Korita Soce, Bovec, Kobarid, Boka Waterfall, Kozjak Waterfall, Most na Soci, and Bohinj Lake. The tour is a great introduction of the greater area of Triglav National Park and Julian Alps Mountain Range.If there's a particular sight, landmark or attraction you wish to see, tell your guide so they can point it out. Tours and adventures including Emerald River do not have any kind of firm or certain routes outlined. The itinerary is made by the local, English speaking, professional guide whose decisions are made according to the weather, road, trail, type of the group and special events, in order to provide the safest and most fun experience for each day.
Bohinj Valley Bike Adventure from Bled
Begin your bike adventure in Bohinj Valley, when a climate-controlled minivan collects you from your accommodation in Bled or Bohinj at 9am. With the bikes and helmets provided, experience local nature with a licensed guide on a 4-hour tour. Ride along the Pokljuka Plateau, past the gorgeous spruce forests and alpine meadows in Triglav National Park. Cycle along gravel roads and trails to Zajamniki Meadow, and see stunning views of the Julian Alps, Mt. Triglav, and Lake Bohinj. Continue onward through cross-country ski land and pause in the Uskovnica alpine meadow. Take a break in a traditional mountain hut for refreshments and sample delicious Bohinj cheese, at your own expense. At the conclusion of your bike tour, your vehicle will return you to your hotel.
Great Emerald Adventure: Full Day Canyoning and White Water Rafting from Bled
If you are at least a little bit of an adrenaline junkie and a nature lover, then a true disconnection from an everyday life on the northwestern part of Slovenia is the real thing for you. Its all about experiencing a 1-day trip around the Julian Alps through the Triglav National Park, which is excellent for taking in a large dose of adrenaline: going through the Fratarica Canyon and descending down the Soca - Emerald - river in a raft.These are the activities you will do when joining this tour: Canyoning in one of the most beautiful canyon Fratarica / 3 hours Easy hiking on Vršič Mountain pass (1611 m) / 15-30 minutes. White Water Rafting on Soča River / Level III-IV / 1-1,5 hours And the places you will see: Sightseeing around Triglav National Park. Lake Jasna near Kranjska Gora. High road drive in the heart of the Julian Alps – Famous “Vršič mountain road” Prisank mountain window with “Ajdovska deklica” Great Soča Gorges – “Velika korita Soče” Trenta Valley. Bovec – Small, but beautiful alpine & "adrenaline" town. High road drive - Predel Mountain pass. Beautiful small alpine village Log Pod Mangartom.
Lake Bohinj from Bled: Self-Guided Cycling Tour
This cycling tour is appropriate for everybody, families as well. It is organised in a great self-guided option. You will explore alone, at your own pace, with your friends or family. All organisation will be done by the local supplier: appropriate bikes and basic cycling equipment, a cycling plan with detailed itinerary, all needed transfers and other support, which will ensure that your cycling will run smoothly. Itinerary: Transfer from Bled to the start of Pokljuka Plateau with welcome briefing. Cycling through the most beautiful parts of Pokljuka Plateau (Triglav National Park). Descend from Pokljuka Plateau to Lake Bohinj. Cycling around Lake Bohinj. Cycling from Lake Bohinj to Bohinjska Bistrica (cycling path). Short train ride with bikes from Bohinjska Bistrica to Bled main station. Cycling from train station and around Lake Bled.
Soca River Full Day Experience from Bled
Experience this amazing trip that will lead you through the Julian Alps, where you will experience all of it’s highlights in one amazing day.After pick up from your local accommodation, you will depart from Bled to Kranjska gora and make a stop at the beautiful Jasna lake, an entry point to the biggest national park in Slovenia, Triglav National Park. From there you will make your way to the highest mountain pass in Slovenia, Vršič 1611m, which offers a great view of the surrounding mountains. Here there is an easy hike of about 40 minutes to a nearby peak with spectacular views.Next, continue to the Soča river source (moderate hiking 45 min.), the birthplace of the Emerald river. You can drink the crystal clear water of the Soča river at source. Follow the Soča river on it’s way through the scenic Trenta valley and stop to admire it’s canyons. Stop for lunch in Bovec (1h time).In Bovec which boasts some of thebest water activities in Slovenia, you can go rafting, canyoning, hydro-speeding or kayaking. Professional guides ensure an unforgettable experience. You will be picked up at the finish of rafting and taken to Slovenia’s highest waterfall, Boka. From there, pass through the impressive Predel Valley where you will cross the border into Italy and relax by the tranquil and untouched Predil Lake. Return to Slovenia and visit the world’s biggest ski jump in Planica and then continuing to the amazing source of Sava Dolinka river.From there you return back to Bled in late afternoon and complete this memorable experience.