A Day Tour, start from Mojstrana (pick-up in Bled or Kranjska Gora)
Those of you, who love a good workout but not so much exposure, are invited to hit the trail above Mojstrana, a small town at the doorstep to the Julian Alps and the Triglav National Park. We’ll bite through 1,402 meters of ascent through a forest, scenic meadows and the open top part only to arrive at a 2,077-m peak, seemingly a stone’s-throw away from the awe-inspiring high mountains of the Julian Alps. An energizing hike in an absolutely divine setting that will leave you craving for more!
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Starting the hike from Mojstrana, a small town of a little over a thousand people at the edge of the wildest parts of the Julian Alps, we first tackle a challenging trail up a steep forested hill. After about an hour, the world becomes flatter and the views from the trail more and more intriguing. We pass a cute wooden mountain hut in the Vrtaška Planina meadow and yet ascend even higher to reach the bare top slopes of the Vrtaško Sleme mountain. At 2,077 meters, the very peak approaches the tall peaks of the Julian Alps shoulders, making the views from the top seem a mere stroll away. After a break at the top, soaking up the breathtaking views of the Martuljek Group, the wild, remote and mostly unmarked part of the Julian Alps, we head back to the valley.
Did you know that Mojstrana is also home to the Slovenian Alpine Museum, the only mountaineering museum in Slovenia? Our tip: combine the hike with a visit to the museum.
"Neja the guide brought her dog Rubi on our tour to Vrtaški Vrh, my 7th tour with Exploring Slovenia, and she turned out to be great fun! :) The trail started above a small Alpine town Mojstrana and first took us steeply up through a forest. When we arrived to the first meadow with gorgeous views, we had a break with snacks and then continued to hike in a beautiful more open landscape. At the top there was a stunning meadow with incredible views, and some very interesting tall plants with flowers that made me feel like I was on another planet lol. All in all, I'm definitely going back to do more tours with Exploring Slovenia with Neja, the best guide there is! I already have a list for next year."
"We had an absolutely incredible experience hiking Vrtaško Sleme with Exploring Slovenia. We particularly enjoyed the breathtaking views at the top, but the scenery and wildlife was great as well. Our guide, Neja, was wonderful company, and well prepared with both gear and snacks. We would do another guided hike with her in a heartbeat!"
Zak & Mel, British Virgin Islands
Is This for Me?
Day Intermediate | Hike | Feel your heart pounding as we rush up a wildflower-speckled trail, be enchanted by high-Alpine landscapes, and lie in soft grass below towering mountains.
Length and elevation gain7 h, 1,402 m | One-day tour; estimated 4-hour ascent, 3-hour descent. 1,402 meters of elevation gain.
Client to guide ratio7 : 1 | Small group experience; Max 14. Guide ratio 7:1.
Age Requirements12+ | All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Moderate (3/5) | For moderately fit outdoor enthusiasts and the above; 5-7 hours most days.
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.
- Expert mountain guiding
- Meals and beverages
What's not included
- Travel insurance
- Other expenses of a personal nature (alcoholic beverages and non-outside group meals, snacks etc.)
Basic hiking gear.
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