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Bled and Bohinj Alpine Lakes Tour from Ljubljana

4.8 / 5

25 reviews

Activity provider: Slovenia Explorer

Bled and Bohinj Alpine Lakes Tour from Ljubljana

Activity provider: Slovenia Explorer

From US$ 92.58 per person

Explore the magical Alpine lakes of Bled and Bohinj and feel the mountainous charm of Slovenia's Alpine region.

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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Your hotel in Ljubljana
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Experience the beautiful Bled and Bonhinj lakes
  • Discover the amazing Vintgar Gorge
  • Explore Triglav National Park in the Julian Alps
  • Enjoy minivan transfer to and from Ljubljana
Full description
Start your small-group tour with a pick up from your central Ljubljana hotel, and depart for Lake Bled in Slovenia’s Julian Alps in an air-conditioned minivan. Admire rural Slovenia and listen as your guide describes the glacier-formed lake and the legends that surround Bled Island, as well as the church-topped islet in its center. Drink in the views of the lake and towering mountains, and gaze up at medieval Bled Castle, the fortress perched high on a cliff above the water. Then, ride a two-oared pletna to the island and enjoy free time to explore. Visit the Church of the Assumption of Mary or sample some scrumptious potica at the cafe. Next, drive up to Bled Castle and visit the museum to chart the castle’s story from its roots in the 11th century. Return to the lakeside for free time to walk around, and if you wish, sample a local specialty, kremšnita vanilla cream cake. After a break for lunch, visit Vintgar Gorge, and be amazed by its rapids as you walk along a 1.6 km path of wooden bridges above the water. Admire Pokljuka plateau, covered with coniferous forest and famous for its Biathlon Centre, where some of the best Slovenian athletes train in the winter time. Continue to Lake Bohinj, the largest and most beautiful Alpine lake in Slovenia.  Discover alpine villages such as Ribčev Laz and Ukanc and take a short hike to picturesque Savica waterfall. Then, return to your minivan and end your tour in Ljubljana, with a drop off at your hotel.
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Transportation in an air-conditioned minivan (maximum 8 people)
  • Admission fees (Bled Castle €13 per person, Pletna rowing boat ride to Bled Island €15 per person, Vintgar Gorge - summer season only - €10 per person, and Savica Waterfall €3 per person)
  • Meals
  • Personal expenses
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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Important information

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  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum numbers apply: at least 2 people are required for this tour to take place
  • There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements
  • In the event of cancellation, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
Customer reviews

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4.8 /5

based on 25 reviews

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I had an amazing experience with Thomaz. He is a very friendly and nice person. It was such a pleasure to have this your with him. He is such an interesting and knowledgeable person that made this trip very interesting for me. He is also very flexible. I had very long delay with my flight, and I had to arrive much later than the start time of the tour. But he was very understanding. He waited for me almost 3 hours and we still finished the tour on time! I would highly recommend this tour and Thomaz as a tour guide:)

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December 11, 2022

0ur trip was was wonderful. We really enjoyed everything and especially Nina the driver and tour guide. She was a fabulous driver and had so much knowledge about the area and the history of Slovenia. We had an unforgettable trip with Nini and would love to come back in the future! Slovenia is a beautiful country ad Nini gave us enough free time to really relax as well as gain so muck knowledge about the area.

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October 19, 2022

One of my best day trips ever ! And I've had a lot of day trips in my life . And it's all because of the guide " Alinka" .She was the greatest of all guides ! Very knowledgeable, very caring and gave us time to do the walks with no pressure! Thank you Alinka xoxo

November 10, 2019

Product ID: 199483