WHAT ARE WE PLANNING?
Slovenia... Always inspiring! Especially in that winter idyllic setting! We admire its Alpine peaks, explore its waterfalls, and let the image of Bled never fade from our memory!
DATE: 14.02.2024 - 19.02.2024.
‼️APPLICATIONS UNTIL 10.02.2024.‼️
PARTICIPATION FEE: 139€ (INCLUDED: transportation, 3 nights near Bled, organization, 2 hikes)
ACCOMMODATION: PANSION KREK
ADDITIONAL: GROM APARTMENTS
WHAT'S THE PROGRAM?
14-15.02.2024. BELGRADE - NOVI SAD - BLED - VELIKA AND MALA OSOJNICA
ROUTE LENGTH: 9km
ELEVATION GAIN: 200M
Departure on 14.02.2024 at 23:00 from BELGRADE at the large parking lot of Sava Centar (bus turnaround for bus 27e and 35), at 00:15 from NOVI SAD at the tourist bus stop on Sentandrejski put (in front of the new bus station, behind Nis's gas station). Arrive at the location at least 10 minutes before departure. Drive to Bled with the possibility of picking up additional passengers at intermediate stops. In the morning, we arrive at Lake BLED and start the hike. From the start, we will be captivated by the beauty of the Bled town and its crystal-clear lake. Initially, we climb a forest path that leads us under Bled Castle and then descends to the lake shore. Following the lake shore, we pass by the kayaking club's platforms right by the water, enter the forest, and begin the ascent to VELIKA AND MALA OSOJNICA. Peaks that offer a perfect view of the winter idyll of Lake Bled! Enchanted by the beauty, we descend along the lake and complete the loop along its shore. All that's left is to enjoy a famous Bled cream cake, explore the town a bit, and head to the accommodation for a well-deserved rest!
16.02.2024. BLED - LOWER MARTULJŠKI WATERFALL - PERIČNIK WATERFALL (OPTIONAL)
ROUTE LENGTH: 3km + 7km
ELEVATION GAIN: 100M +100m
DIFFICULTY: EASY + EASY
In the morning, we drive to the small village of Martuljek, where we start the hike to the LOWER MARTULJŠKI WATERFALL. Expect a leisurely walk along the clear waters of Martuljška, through a magnificent canyon, enchanting forest, to this impressive cascading waterfall, whose first drop is 29 meters high, followed by another 25-meter waterfall... After a short drive and hike to the PERIČNIK WATERFALL, which, seen through dense forest, looks like a secret hideaway of forest fairies. It falls from a height of 60 meters, and there is a path behind the waterfall that we will pass through, entering the fairy hideout. After visiting these wonderful waterfalls, we slowly return to the accommodation. 17.02.2024. BLED - PLANICA - TAMAR VALLEY - LAKE JASNA (OPTIONAL) ROUTE LENGTH: 7.5km ELEVATION GAIN: 100M DIFFICULTY: EASY In the morning, we head to one of the most famous ski jump hills, the renowned PLANICA, which will also be the starting point for our hike. We embark on a magical journey through the TAMAR VALLEY, surrounded by high Alpine cliffs and ancient coniferous trees. Walking, we reach a mountain hut often used as a starting point for some of the most challenging Slovenian peaks! If it's open, we'll have the opportunity to take a break and treat ourselves to a local strudel. In case of good weather, we might even extend our walk to the source of the Sava Dolinka, but that's for later... After the hike, a short drive takes us to LAKE JASNA, known for having the clearest water in Slovenia. When you see it, everything will be clear to you... We'll take a break for coffee and a walk around the lake, then slowly return to the accommodation...
18-19.02.2024. BLED - KRNICA - POKLJUŠKI CANYON - LJUBLJANA - BELGRADE - NOVI SAD
ROUTE LENGTH: 9km
ELEVATION GAIN: 300m
In the morning, we set off for the village of KRNICA, the starting point of our hike. Initially, we descend on a dirt road surrounded by coniferous hills. Soon we enter the forest, with the dry bed of Pokljuka on our left, and vertical cliffs, some up to 40 meters high, gradually appear around us. This is the POKLJUŠKI CANYON, which takes our breath away at every moment. Soon we encounter wooden platforms leading us through a cave gap to the other side of the canyon. Continuing the trail, we exit the canyon over the surrounding hills, completing a loop. On the way back, there's a coffee break planned in LJUBLJANA, after which we'll return to BELGRADE AND NOVI SAD in the early morning.
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