Taste a glimpse of freedom on remote shepherd’s huts, chat with locals and taste a bowl of delicious sour milk. Visit one of the most beautiful highland caves Snežna jama cave (1500m). Reach lonely peaks with breathtaking views over valleys and mountains. Pass by Rinka waterfall (90m) that falls into the depths from the source mountain spring of the Savinja River. The Savinja River sinks below the surface soon and reappears again at the very end of the Logar valley. Listen to birds singing and forget about everyday worries and enjoy the silence and fascinating nature. Come to a beautiful unspoilt region and xplore with us!
- Region: Savinja Alps
- Accommodation: 2 nights Hotel Planinka – half board / twin room, 1 night Guest House First – half board / twin room, 3 nights Mountain huts – half board
- Activities: 5 days guided guided trekking including visit to Snow cave
- Price includes: Accommodation as specified, entrance to Snow cave, climbing helmet, local transfers, return transfers from Ljubljana Airport to Ljubno
- Price excludes: Flights, personal expenses, lunch, daytime snacks and drinks, travel insurance
- Equipment you should bring: Walking boots and outdoor gear for hiking
- Number of participants: Min 4 persons
- Fitness: Intermediate trekking grade with some longer days
- Meeting point: Ljubljana Airport
- Reservation: Booking in advance is required – min 4 weeks notice
- Availability: From 15th May to 31st October
Day 1: ARRIVAL
Arrive Ljubljana Airport and transfer to Hotel Planinka in Ljubno town and short welcome meeting with your Guide.
Day 2: VISIT SNOW CAVE - RADUHA MT - GROHOT HUT
Transfer from Hotel Planinka to Loka mountain pasture and visit the nearby Snow Cave.
On the south slope of the Raduha Mountain is the beautiful subterranean world of the Snow Cave – ice cave (1500m). Its impressive entrance, ice and classic stalactite formations will take your breath away. Walking through a 1.5km long cave together with our experienced caver and a carbide lamp, you will experience the unusual subterranean world and discover all its secrets and beauty. After a two-hour-long visit, an unusual surprise will be waiting for you.
Warm clothes and appropriate footwear are recommended, as the cave temperatures are between -1 and +4C.
From the Snow Cave we have a pleasant 1.5 hour hike to the summit of Raduha mountain followed by a 2 hour descent to Grohot Hut were you will sleep on your second night.
Day 3: GROHOT HUT - OLSELVA MT - SV.DUH - LOGAR GUEST HOUSE FIRST
Hike from Grohot Hut to the top of Olseva Mt.(4h). During the hike you can enjoy breath-taking panoramic views. Descend to Sv.Duh and all the way to Logar Valley (3hr) and transfer to to Guest house First.
Day 4: LOGAR VALLEY - OKRESELJ - TURSKI ZLEB - TURSKA GORA MT - KAMNISKO SEDLO PASS
Transfer from Guest house First to the end of Logar Valley were we start passing the waterfall Rinka and then to Okreselj. The Okreselj offers you a nice view on the mountains Mrzla Gora in the north and the Brana, the Rinka and the Kriz in the south. We will continue in the direction of the Turski Zleb, which is the hardest part of the route and is therefore secured before heading to Turska Gora Peak. This will take us 4 hours. From the top we descend to Kamniško sedlo Pass, where we sleep.
Day 5: KAMNISKO SEDLO (1903M) - PLANJAVA (2392M - MT BABE RIDGE - OJSTRICA (2350M) - KOROSICA (1554M)
From Kamniško sedlo Pass we ascend to Planjava Mt. (2hr) and continue to Babe Ridge (1hr) before ascending to the top of Ojstrica Mt.(1.5hr). From Ojstrica we descend to the beautiful flat meadow of Korosica. No wonder there was once a football game played here. At Kocbekov Hut on Korosica we sleep.
Day 6: KOROSICA - MOLICKA PEC - VELIKI VRH - MEADOW RAVNI
From Korosica meadow we hike to the top of Veliki vrh and descend passing Lučka koča to meadow of Ravni (5.5hr).
Transfer from Meadow of Ravni to Hotel Planinka.
Day 7: DEPARTURE
After breakfast we depart for Ljubljana Airport and your flight home.
Hotel Planinka is situated in the popular village of Ljubno ob Savinji, known for hosting the World Cup Ski Jumping Ladies competition and the traditional Flosarski bal (Raftman’s Ball) event. We offer our guests genuine hospitality, variety and versatility, as well as comfortable rooms furnished with pleasant natural materials. The Planinka hotel is the heart of the hills, full of warmth and familiarity. Our family-run hotel always boasts a pleasant atmosphere. Therefore, it is not surprising that our guests like coming back in search of a relaxing retreat in the natural embrace of the Savinjski Alps.