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Radovljica, Slovenia
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iconOffered in: English
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Overview

Slovenia’s relatively small size means travelers short on time can glimpse most of the beautiful country in just a day or two. Tick off all of Slovenia’s natural treasures on a full-day tour from Bled, which covers Triglav National Park and the Julian Alps. Admire highlights such as the Lake Bled, the Emerald River, and Soca Valley, and choose to upgrade to include white water rafting on the Soca River.
  • Full-day tour of Slovenia's natural highlights from Bled
  • Ideal for outdoor adventurers with limited time in Slovenia
  • Tick off natural treasures such as Triglav National Park, the Julian Alps, and Lake Bled
  • Spend less time travelling and more time stopping to admire rivers, waterfalls, and gorges
  • Upgrade to include a white-water rafting experience on the Soca River
  • Entrance fees are included
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Complimentary photos
Professional guide
Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
National Park fees
Food and drinks

Departure Point

Ljubljanska cesta 1v, 4260 Bled, Slovenia

3glav Adventures office is located in the very center of Bled, right opposite main Post office. Meeting location is within a reach of 5-10 minutes walking distance from pretty much most accommodation options in Bled town.

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Your full-day excursion begins with pickup from your Bled accommodation, where you board an air-conditioned vehicle destined for some of Slovenia’s top natural attractions.

Throughout the day, admire the natural landscapes of multiple locations including Lake Bled, indisputably Slovenia’s most iconic landmark, Jasna Lake, Soca Valley, and the Prisank Mountain Window. 

Discover lakes and glacial valleys of Triglav National Park, one of the largest nature reserves in Europe, and, if you’re a thrill-seeker, upgrade to experience the exhilaration of white water rafting on the Soca River, part of the Emerald River. 

Your tour concludes with drop-off at your Bled accommodation.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Bled
Bled is located in the North-Western corner of Slovenia near the border of Austria and Italy, right on the edge of Triglav National Park and the Julian Alps. It’s a perfect playground for outdoor activities and adventures!
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Zgornjesavska Valley
Scenic drive through picturesque Upper Carniola Valley.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Triglav National Park
We'll spend most of the time in Slovenia's only National Park - Triglav National Park
Duration: 10 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Lake Jasna
Lake Jasna is a breathtaking crystal clear lake surrounded by amazing peaks.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
The Russian chapel
The Russian chapel is a beautiful wooden Russian Orthodox memorial chapel.
Pass By:  
Prisank Mountain Window
Prisank Mountain Window is an amazing nature made attraction.
Stop At:  
Ajdovska Deklica
Pagan Girl - a face in the cliffs is one of the most beautiful works of art formed by nature.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Julian Alps
The Julian Alps are the widest and the highest mountain group in Slovenia with Mt Triglav being the highest mountain in our country.
Duration: 10 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Vrsic Pass - Julian Alps
We'll drive over picturesque Vrsic Pass which is the highest road pass in Slovenia with an elevation of 1611m (5,285 ft). At the top of Vrsic, we'll take you on a scenic and rewarding hike.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Trenta
Located in the heart of the Triglav National Park in northwestern Slovenia Trenta is a remote valley with unspoiled nature.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Bovec
Bovec is a town enclosed by high mountains where we make a short lunch stop.
Duration: 40 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Boka Waterfall
Boka Waterfall is one of the most magnificent waterfalls in Slovenia.
Stop At:  
Kozjak Waterfalls
Kozjak Waterfall with an amazing emerald green pool at its base is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Slovenia.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Soca Valley
We spend a big part of the day along amazing Soca River Valley.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Lake Bohinj
Lake Bohinj is Slovenia's largest permanent lake and it's going to be our last stop on the tour.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Pass By:  
Kobarid
Kobarid is a charming small town full of history.
Stop At:  
3glav Adventures
3glav Adventures agency is a collective of hand-picked best professionals that create extraordinary customer experiences.
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Minimum age is 8 years
  • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
  • Please provide your shoe size in the 'Special requirements' section when booking (this is required for preparation of correct water/neoprene shoes)
  • Operated in English language only
  • A minimum of 4 guests is required for Emerald River Day Adventure tour. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough people to meet the minimum numbers. If activity is cancelled, you will be offered an alternate date or a full refund. Most of our activities operate on daily basis in our high season
  • Weather conditions are very unpredictable in our mountainous region of Bled, Triglav National Park and Julian Alps, Slovenia. Most of weather forecasts (especially on mobile devices) show low levels of accuracy
  • Original Emerald River Day Adventure runs rain or shine
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
  • OPERATED BY 3glav Adventures
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

Learn more about cancellations.


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star-5
Incredible experience with fantastic guide
ritikis
, Oct 2019
Amazing adventure, felt like an oppurtunity to see the real natural side to Slovenia! Guide was fantastic and went above and beyond to provide us with the best time possible! Was a pleasure and i learnt so much! Thanks again
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
A great way to see Slovenia in limited time
Stephanie H
, Sep 2019
I really enjoyed this informative tour of Slovenia. I loved hearing the goat stories, seeing the beautiful emerald water, and the information provided by the guide. We saw so much and when they say full day, they mean full day.
star-5
Awesome experience!
294perarneh
, Aug 2019
We booked this trip to get as much out of our stay as possible, and it did not disappoint. A tiny bit of hassle in the morning, as the trip is out of Bled, not Ljubljana, but that was obviously not 3glav’s fault. The skilled and funny guide Klavdij (pronounced «Cloudy») picked us up with the rest of the great group of people we were lucky enough to spend the day with. The trip takes you through the Triglav National Park with some great views and short hikes along the way. The whole group did the rafting as well, down Soca river. Sadly the river was slow and low, but it was still great fun and a lovely bonding experience for the group. We finished off with another hike and a cool car train ride part of the way, and back to Bled. 3glav is a great company, very service minded and lovely. And Klavdij was just a perfectly lovely guide and host, interacting with the group all the way, bonding us together. I highly recommend this excursion, and do the rafting!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Amazing Trip
aaronrpugh
, Jul 2018
Loved everything about this trip! The guide, the scenery, the rafting. It was a great experience and I would recommend it to anyone!
star-5
Awesome
AdityaKolhar
, Jun 2018
It was totally worth the experience. The guide was simple outstanding. Loved every bit. The rafting was really cool in the blue water. On the whole, will suggest for everyone.
star-5
Fantastic day driving and walking...
Brian M
, Sep 2017
Fantastic day driving and walking through the Julian Alps and to top it off white water rafting. Highly recommend 3glav tours.
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It was a great day! I highly recommend...
Jana R
, Sep 2017
It was a great day! I highly recommend this tour to anybody who would like to see and experience Slovenia's beautiful nature. The highlight was rafting down the Soca river. We loved it!
star-5
Great, active day out. River rafting...
Nicholas N
, Jul 2017
Great, active day out. River rafting was the highlight so make sure you choose this option. Jaka and Luka were friendly and fun hosts. A bit less driving would have been appreciated, particularly towards the end of the day, but this is a minor criticism.
1 traveler found this review helpful
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This tour was amazing - one of the...
Dorothy
, Jul 2017
This tour was amazing - one of the highlights of our entire trip!!! Lovro and Yakka were fantastic guides, both taking the time to interact with ALL the people in the group. The hikes were not too long or difficult, the view were spectacular and there was a variety of interests throughout the day. Yakka's stories were much appreciated by all, as were all the pictures they both took. We participated in the rafting, as did everyone in our group and didn't find it overly taxing. There was a young girl in the group and she managed just fine. In fact, I think I had a smile on my face the entire time we rafted, it was so much fun. It was really nice to be able to take the train back, which avoided a long drive back around and added an additional experience. I really can't recommend this tour enough and I definitely want to return to Slovenia!
star-5
This was a superb tour.Our guide from...
Radhika C
, Jul 2017
This was a superb tour.Our guide from 3glav adventures was so knowledgable about everything in slovenia.would recommed to blend this tour with a coffee break as well btwn the hikes.we accidently tried the apple strudel cake between the hike and it is not to be missed!

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