4 Days
Duration
8-20
Group Size
Solvenia
Location
4/10
Physicality

The Soca valley is an area of brilliant beauty with a clear river winding through an open grass land feeding into a huge forest area that leads up to impressive mountain peaks. If outstanding beauty, pure fresh air and a plethora of areas to trek and adventure activities to undertake, then this trip as a short break is for you.

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Grade 4 Trek (Challenging): are for the hill walker that has some experience, good level of fits and moving onto the next level of challenge. Walking days are normally 4-5 hours and involve up to 300m or more ascent or descent. 2 to 4 consecutive days walking in altitude, where the fitter you are the more you will enjoy it.

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Departure is usually London Heathrow, this may vary and the specific location will be provided upon booking
WEAR Comfortable Clothing for the flight
INCLUDED
International flights
Airport transfers
Tour Leader
Specialist activity instructors
English speaking guide
Transport for itinerary
Safety equipment
Camel desert trek
Breakfast and lunch
NOT INCLUDED
Personal drinks
Tipping
Personal travel insurance including personal insurance for activities.
Personal clothing, essentials, clothing and equipment.

 

D1

Outbound flight

Depart UK. On arrival, you will be met and transferred to your accommodation in Bovec, Slovenia. Chance to stretch the legs and explore locally before a local evening meal preparing for a full day trek the following day. (Breakfast & Lunch)
D2

Full day trekking 8 to 9 hours

Early morning start. After breakfast you will be picked up and transferred to the start point of the trek. The Soča valley is a vast area ranging from beautiful flower covered meadows, to pine forests and then an impressive mountain range that rises high into the clouds; providing incredible views and breath-taking moments of outstanding natural wonder. A full day trekking (8-9hrs) with a packed lunch. After trekking all day, we travel back to the accommodation to freshen up before having a hearty local meal and relaxing. (Breakfast & Lunch)
D3

Full day trekking 8 to 9 hours

The Soča Valley boasts the tallest and mightiest peaks of the Julian Alps. Marked trails lead from the valley to wild and untamed corners high in the mountains, including Triglav (2864 m), Slovenia’s highest mountain. Today, we trek higher in a different area to capture the views in all their
splendour and discover. Transport back to accommodation for final night’s stay and evening meal. (Breakfast & Lunch)
D4

After breakfast depart for the airport

Today we say goodbye to Bovec and make our way through the beautiful countryside to the airport and fly back home after an incredible short break trekking experience. (Breakfast)

Clothing and equipment required for the trekking part of the trip

  • Valid passport
  • Walking boots
  • Socks
  • Wet-wear footwear e.g. trainers/wet suit boots
  • Personal clothing
  • Toiletries
  • Personal medication (Please note all illness, injuries and medication need to be disclosed to EDGE Travel Worldwide at time of booking – please seek advice from your Doctor to your suitability of participating on this trip.)
  • Camera
  • Personal first aid kit
  • Torch and batteries
  • Whistle
  • Hand Sanitiser
  • Snacks (to graze on during the day)
  • Swim suit
  • Underwear
  • Water bottles – capacity to carry 3ltrs of water
  • 38ltr day sack to trek with and for mountain biking
  • Clothing and kit for all relevant activities i.e. mountain biking, trekking and bushcraft
  • Protection from the sun and cold for the head, neck, hands and face.
  • Sun cream
  • Sun glasses
  • Walking poles
  • Personal Expenses
  • 4 Season Sleeping Bag & liner
  • X2 1ltr water containers
  • X1 3ltr bladder with drinking tube

You will need extra money to cover the cost of drinks, souvenirs, meals (where applicable) airport taxes, etc.

Personal medication

Please note all illness, injuries and medication need to be disclosed to EDGE Travel Worldwide at time of booking – please seek advice from your Doctor to your suitability of participating on this trip.

Tipping

In this area, tipping is a recognised part of life. Although EDGE Travel Worldwide pays most gratuities for the trip, porters and guides on the trips still look to members of the group for reward. Accordingly, you should allow $100 for tipping. (Please carry low denominations of US Dollar currency.)

Meal Plan

Local food and drink: Meals other than those included in the itinerary are paid for separately by the traveller.

Optional Excursions

These maybe available, please contact us for further details.

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