Kofce

Half-Day Tour, Matizovec to Matizovec

One of the most popular hiking destinations for families, not yet discovered by tourists. An easy trail ends by the Kofce Hut on a vast Alpine meadow underneath big peaks, where you can enjoy tasty local food and the famous chocolate dumplings (“štruklji”) . Children can enjoy a small playground and watch cows and horses freely grazing around the hut. Recommended for all generations.

Itinerary

We leave our car in a free parking lot and continue our way up. We pass the Matizovec farm, fill our bottles with fresh spring water, and slowly enter a path through a forest. Deer is regularly spotted in those forests, which should make our hike even more thrilling. The trail passes a scenic meadow where we can take a short break and rest our legs. Following the trail a little bit longer, we arrive at a vast Alpine plateau called the Kofce Plateau with a few mountain huts offering great local food, especially famous chocolate dumplings ("štruklji"). Please note that it's about an 1.5-hour walk to the top for adults, which should make a nice 2.15-hour walk up for young families. For those of you who think you could walk a bit more, we can extend the hike to one of the beautiful peaks above the Kofce Plateau (please let us know beforehand).

Is This for Me?

Adventure Style

Day Intro | Hike | Anyone with a heart for the great outdoors will enjoy our quick and easy yet exciting hikes in stunning mountainous landscape.

Length and elevation gain

2.5 h, 573 m | Half-day tour; estimated 1.5-hour ascent, 1-hour descent. 573 meters of elevation gain.

Client to guide ratio

12 : 1 | Small group experience; Max 12. Guide ratio 12:1.

Age Requirements

8+ | All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Fitness level

Relaxed (1/5) | Adventure travel at its most relaxed pace; 1-3 hours of activity per day.

Technical level

T1 | No previous hiking or climbing experience is necessary. Surfaces: rolling or mountainous terrain with typically easily ascending trails, some steep ascents/descents and uneven trails.

What's included

  • Expert mountain guiding
  • Transportation
  • Meals and beverages
  • Fun

What's not included

  • Accommodation
  • Travel insurance
  • Other expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages and non-outside group meals, snacks etc.)

Recommended equipment

Basic hiking gear.

Additional information

An additional ascent of a scenic mountain called Veliki Vrh.

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Availability And Enquiry

Currently there are no available dates for this tour.
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