Alpine Lakes – Bled & Bohinj Day Tour

The Alps & Soča valley, Lake Bled

Explore the magical Alpine lakes of Bled and Bohinj and feel the mountainous charms of Slovenia’s Alpine region.

  • Departure: Mon, Thu, Fri
  • Price: € 99

This day trip takes you to Lake Bled, one of the most popular tourist attractions in Slovenia. Enjoy the marvellous views of the lake from Bled castle, one of Slovenia’s oldest castles, and from the traditional ‘pletna’ boat, which brings you to the picturesque island on Lake Bled.

Not far from Bled is the Pokljuka plateau, covered in amazing forests that are a part of Triglav National Park which stretches all the way to Bohinj Lake, an absolute gem nested in the heart of the Julian Alps.

Daytrip highlights

Lake Bled

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A trip to Bled, one of Slovenia's top attractions, must be a part of any visit to Slovenia. We visit Lake Bled, the/a world-famous Alpine lake renowned for a medieval castle perched on a cliff above the lake. We visit the museum at Bled castle and enjoy the bird’s eye view of the lake and its island with the Church of the Assumption.

We take a traditional pletna boat to Bled island. Time permitting, we go for a short stroll along the lake or have a coffee and “kremšnita” (vanilla cream cake, the most famous dessert in Slovenia)

Bohinj lake

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The glacial lake Bohinj is considered the most beautiful place in Slovenia. It is the country’s centre of eco tourism and outdoor adventures.

It is the largest and most beautiful Alpine lake in Slovenia. Being part of the Triglav national park, Bohinj will impress you with its natural beauty and its serene peacefulness and you will surely vow to return.

Bled Vintgar gorge

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Vintgar gorge is deeply carved into the limestone by the Radovna river, which you can follow on a 1.6 km path full of bridges and galleries that show you the truly remarkable landscape of the gorge. The river accompanies you in rapids and pools of amazing colour and finally leaves the gorge at Šum waterfall which is also the end of the trail. Vintgar gorge is accessible only in the summer season.

Pokljuka plateau

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Pokljuka is a high-elevation karst plateau that goes as high as 1,400 meters above the town of Bled and is already a part of the Triglav National Park, the only national park in Slovenia. You will be able to admire the thick spruce forests that are only broken by scant roads and swamps. Pokljuka is also famous for its Biathlon Centre, where some of our best athletes train in the winter time.

MAPS & AREA

Map view for Alpine Lakes – Bled & Bohinj

Bled, Bohinj, Vintgar gorge

€ 99 / person

Our prices are all-inclusive, so the only extra cost on the tour is lunch. You need to take that into consideration when comparing tour prices, as many agencies advertise low prices and put the admission fees and other extras in the small print.

Price includes:

  • Guide
  • Transport
  • Admission to Bled castle
  • Rowing boat ride to Bled island
  • Admission to Vintgar Gorge (summer season only)

Optional extras:

  • Lunch
  • Admission to the church on Bled island (€ 6)

Our scheduled day trips have a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 8 passengers (single traveller surcharge is 50€ when there are no other bookings for the tour).

All of our daytrips are also available as private tours. We can customize any tour to the needs and interests of the guest.

Prices per person or this daytrip as private:

Day trip/Number of people 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Alpine Lakes 425 € 225 € 167 € 138 € 120 € 108 € 100 € 95 €

What our guests say about Alpine Lakes tour

Melissa, SINGAPORE

July 2015

Great tour! We learnt so much about Slovenia in a day, especially about the culture. Definitely recommended for any first timers to Slovenia.

Nick, UK

October 2015

An amazing tour! It has been absolutely perfect and awe-inspiring. Thank you so much. :)