Experience the highest and most beautiful Karst lakes in the Alps
Triglav National Park is one of the oldest natural parks in Europe, and its Karst lakes make it one of the greatest natural features in the Julian Alps.
Hiking trail: Triglav National Park – 2 days
Day one: Planina Blato – Planina pri Jezeru – Triglav Lakes Lodge – afternoon stroll to the largest lake, Ledvica (overnight stay)
Day two: Triglav Lakes – Black Lake – Komna – Savica – transfer (visit to the Savica waterfall)
Duration: 2 days
Length: Day one: 15 km; day two: 13 km
Altitude difference: max. 900 m (day one)
Difficulty level: medium
Start: Planina Blato (Bohinj)
Finish: Savica waterfall
Trail description: Triglav National Park is one of the oldest natural parks in Europe. The proposed route takes you from the Bohinj glacial valley on the eastern side of the Julian Alps, across the whole mountain range to the amazing Soča river on the western side of the Julian Alps.
Day one: Transfer to the car park at Planina Blato (1 hour). Ascend to Planina pri Jezeru (1.5 hours) and further along the mountain pastures to Triglav Lakes Lodge (2 hours). The Seven Lakes Valley was the first protected area of Triglav National Park. Take a short break at the lodge, treating yourself to some lunch before continuing your hike to the largest lake, Ledvica, (see photo) (3 h round trip), and returning to the lodge for dinner. Overnight stay.
We propose that you ascend through the Triglav Lakes Valley to the Black Lake (2 hours). From there, take the viewing trail to the Komen plateau and the Savica waterfall (3 hours).
Photo by: Aleš Zdešar, www.slovenia.info