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Soca valley Adventure

Explore the emerald highlights of Slovenia's first European Destination of Excellence

  • day trip
  • 12 hours
  • easy
  • April to November
  • from 110 EUR
  • Highlights
  • Explore the stunning waterfalls in the Soca valley.
  • Swim in the cold natural pools of the turquoise Soca river.
  • Drive through the heart of Slovenian Alps and enjoy the views.
  • Find the best landscape photo spots in Slovenia.
  • Good to know
  • This is a private tour. Shared day trips are not available.
  • We pick you up at your accommodation in Ljubljana or Bled. 
  • The trip typically departs at 8.00 AM and ends at 8.00 PM.
  • Everything is adapted to your wishes. It can be as active or as relaxed as you like.
  • Total driving time is 4-5 hours.
The turquoise color of Soca river in Julian Alps, Slovenia
Lake Jasna on the Alpe-Adria walking trail, Slovenia

Overview

If you only have 1 day to discover Slovenian Alps, then this is the tour to do! We will do a driving tour with several shorter walks to amazing natural sights in the Julian Alps and the Soca valley – the far north-western corner of Slovenia.

After an early start from Ljubljana, we will drive to the foothill of Slovenia’s highest mountain Mt. Triglav to admire its north wall and walk underneath a 52-meter waterfall. Then we take the winding road to the highest Slovenian road pass which offers amazing views of the Julian Alps. Continuing down to the beautiful Soca valley we take time for a delicious home-made Slovenian lunch and explore the numerous waterfalls & river pools which invite us for a cold swim. A true fairy tale for all nature lovers!

Let us know if you wish to stop at Lake Bled, have another swim, hike to a marvellous viewpoint or taste the famous cream cake.

Waterfall in Fratarica canyon in the Soca valley, Slovenia
The turquoise color of Soca river in Julian Alps, Slovenia

Notes

The tour is designed for everyone who would like to get to know the amazing Slovenian nature and is suitable also for children. However, the day will be quite long and you will surely be tired when we get back to Ljubljana.

This tour includes several shorter walks to different natural sights. The walks are easy and technically non-demanding. Yet be prepared to do 4 to 5 easy 30-minute walks

Apart from Ljubljana and Bled, other pick-up and drop off locations are possible as well, but please note that there might be a surcharge. 

What to bring:
Warm clothes, sporty shoes, swimming suit, towel, a spare pair of shoes, extra clothes (in case we get wet).

Boka waterfall in the Soca valley, Slovenia
From 110 EUR per person
  • Included
  • Private English speaking driver-guide.
  • Transfer with pick-up and drop-off at your accommodation in Ljubljana or Bled.
  • Organization & support.
  • Excluded
  • Lunch and drinks.
  • Eventual entrance fees (Soca source, WWI museum,…).

Meet our guides

Aljaz Zupan

Aljaz Zupan

Guide
A passion born in mountain summer camps nurtured through the adolescence and upgraded in different courses brought me to the point of making my hobby a profession. With like-minded friends, I had spent many fun days and starry nights tramping the mountains. Therefore I love spending every day in nature, where I eagerly share my knowledge about Slovenia. So if you wish to experience a fun hike, taste some amazing food, perhaps just spend a few days outdoors or enjoy a debate over a beer, you can count on me! When I'm not in the mountains, you will find me working on various non-profit projects, or maybe sleeping...
Meet the team
“We loved Slotrips! Domen was our tour guide and showed us beautiful sites in Slovenia that we would have never seen on our own. He can tailor the outdoor activities to your skill level so slotrips, which was great. He even gave us additional recommendations during our time in Slovenia, all of which we took and thoroughly enjoyed. Thanks for an excellent day!”

Janice from USA
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