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Alpine Region Day Trip from Ljubljana

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    What to Expect
    Your adventure begins with a convenient pickup from your central Ljubljana hotel or other meeting point. After a brief introduction with your guide and fellow travelers, settle in to your comfortable minivan and set off for the journey to your first point of interest. Admire the views from your window as you travel into Slovenia’s green hillsides.

    First up: Lake Bled, an emerald lake surrounded by dramatic mountains. After a brief stroll, board an apletna (a Slovenian wooden boat) and journey to the tiny island in the center of the lake—Solvenian’s only island. Explore the island as your guide reveals its fascinating and quirky history, while pausing for photos along the way.

    After, it’s a quick drive to the Vintgar Gorge, a must see. This stunning canyon is known for its grand walls that rise 330 feet (100 meters) into the sky. Nearby you’ll discover Šum, a beautiful waterfall that drops 85 feet (26 meters). Enjoy lunch on your own (additional expense) before heading to Bohinj, Slovenia’s largest glacial lake. Take advantage of free time to rent a canoe (own expense) or to swim in the lake’s cerulean waters.

    Before the tour winds to a close, stop at the town of Škofja Loka, which has a fairytale castle and the oldest bridge in Central Europe. Take some time to explore the quaint town and take some photos as the sun begins to set. You tour ends back at the starting point.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Upper Carniola Region

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We also pick up travelers in front of Hotel InterContinental Ljubljana, Levstikov trg and STIC - Slovenian Tourist Information Centre (Address: Krekov Trg 10, with a big red and green WOW sign in front of it)
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    10h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Professional guide
    • Driver/guide
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
    • Entrance fees to Bled Castle (11 €), Vintgar Gorge (9 €) and Pletna boat ride (15
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    A great day out from Ljubljana, with a good variety of different activities. The Vintgar Gorge was very crowded, which made it difficult to do the whole walk in the time available.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank helencmonk
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    The bus station in Ljubljana is only a ten minute walk up from the centre of the old town . The buses are very regular and inexpensive. Lake Bled was just under an hour away , it is a very interesting scenic drive much of...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank Fiona T
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We chose this trip to see the two main lakes and a town other than Ljubjana, it was very good. Our guide Borut was very friendly and very knowledgeable about the history of the area. We did lots of things and never felt rushed. Shame...More

    2  Thank ClogsAshfordKent
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Good round-up for one day. Jan our guide was knowledgeable and helpful and spoke well. Maybe a little too much time spent at Lake Bled by ourselves as each allowed to do what they wanted, specially as I was not prepared for a swim !...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Suji G
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We were very satisfied with our tour on August 3rd with Jan. We picked Roundabout travel as opposed to other companies because their tour to the Alpine region includes more stops than others: medieval town Skofja Loka, Lake Bohinj, Lake Bled, Bled Castle, and Vintgar...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    3  Thank Alexander G
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    laucheukyinalpha
    30 May 2019|
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    Response from theven1977 | Reviewed this property |
    I am sorry but I dont really understand your question. the tour usually starts from Ljubljana as they pick us up at selected pick-up points in Ljubljana at 8am and then we move to various tour destinations. But if you are in... More
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    Jane H
    18 January 2019|
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    Response from suzeetee | Reviewed this property |
    Probably not - although you could skip visiting the cat. A couple on our trip did the white water rafting and we picked them up later but they also missed the lunch stop too. So depends what you want - may be easier to go... More
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    i_revel_with_travel
    15 December 2018|
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    Response from kithu_dr | Reviewed this property |
    It says on their website travelroundabout com that the Alpine fairytale tour is summers only Apr 1 to Oct 31
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