Up the adrenaline on this exhilarating tour of Slovenia
Famous for its fairytale-like surrounds – including an emerald-green lake with a church in its middle and medieval castle – you’d be forgiven for thinking Bled was a tourist town filled with doe-eyed lovebirds and wannabe Hans Christian Andersen types. Think again. Hike lush trails on Mt Vogel, go mountain biking alongside the Radovna River in Triglav National Park and hold on to your helmets on a rafting trip on the Sava Dolinka. Along with all this adventure, there’s plenty of free time to discover this spectacular part of Slovenia for yourself.
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Bled is a joy to explore, a beautiful active paradise that lies on a stunning lake at the edge of the Julian Alps, whose island church appears to have come straight out of a fairytale
From the top of Mt Vogel, hike along lush trails, looking down to the valley where deep green forest meets the endless blue of the glacial Lake Bohinj
Cycle through mountain pastures to outstanding lookouts in Triglav National Park
Laze in the Italianate squares of the terracotta roofed old town of Piran, or kayak around this incredibly photogenic spit of land jutting out into the sparkling Adriatic
Ride a raft over the rugged rapids, gates and pools of the Sava Dolinka River
This is an active trip packed with activities such as cycling, white-water rafting and trekking. To fully enjoy it, you'll need to be in a good state of health and fitness. To participate in the rafting experience, you'll also need to be a confident swimmer.
The trip involves some early starts and long days, because the itinerary is packed with lots of exciting activities.
Bled, the base for this trip, is located approximately 35 kilometres north-west of Ljubljana Airport. An arrival or departure transfer can be booked at an additional cost.
This itinerary is valid for departures from 01 January 2018 to 15 September 2018. View the itinerary for departures between 01 January 2019 - 31 December 2019
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There are currently no scheduled departures on our Slovenia: Hike, Bike & Raft trip. If you are interested in other trips in the region visit one of the links below.
An arrival transfer is NOT included, however can be booked at an extra cost. Please speak to your travel agent at the time of booking. If no transfer has been booked, please make your own way to the hotel for the welcome meeting at 6pm on day 1.
LEVEL OF FITNESS
This multi-activity trip requires a good level of fitness and health.
A single supplement is available on this trip.
ITINERARY CHANGE 2019
Due to logistical reasons in 2019 this trip will start in Ljubljana. In the afternoon of day 2 the group will travel to the lake side town of Bohinj (previously Bled) where the trip will be based for the rest of the week. The hiking, biking and rafting will remain inclusions, however the day trip to Piran will be removed and replaced with more time in Ljubljana and a day trip to the nearby town of Bled. Please follow the link to the 2019 version of this trip for more detailed information.
Our Slovenia: Hike, Bike & Raft trips score an average of 4 out of 5 based on 6 reviews in the last year.
Intrepid was ok. There were parts they were excellent at (booking, some of the trips involved in the Lake Bled trip) but some places where they fall down massively (accommodation, value for money). I wouldn't use Intrepid again.
Review submitted 22 Jun 2018
This trip is a great way to see a country in a way you might not if you just came as a holiday. The organised activities give you a great way to meet new people and have fun whilst exploring the beat parts of Slovenia.
Review submitted 11 Oct 2017