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- from £1,990 PP
- 5 Nights
- Apr - Oct
- 2.5hrs from London / 10hrs from NYC
Slovenia is a diverse country on the sunny side of the Alps, offering soaring mountains and jewel-like lakes, magnificent caves, fairytale cities and charming towns. Explore some of its most well-known highlights on private guided tours, starting in beautiful Ljubljana with a walking tour that includes a visit to Ljubljana Castle. Visit Europe’s largest show caves and then marvel at a castle built right inside a cave before taking in a spectacular performance by Lipizzan horses. Discover one of Slovenia’s most photographed spots, Lake Bled, hike through Vintgar Gorge, taste cheese and honey in the Bled countryside and much more.
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- 5 nights 4 and 5 star hotel accommodation, staying on a bed and breakfast basis
- 24/7 support from our dedicated staff
- Private airport departure and arrival transfers
- Domestic transfers as per itinerary
- Private guided Ljubljana walking tour
- Private day trip to Postojna Caves, Predjama Castle and Lipica Equestrian Center
- Private guided Bled tour
- Vintgar Gorge hike
- Private full day Bled countryside tour, including lunch
- Entrance fee to Alpine Dairy Museum
- Entrance fees to cable car ride to Ljubljana Castle, Ljubljana Castle Tower and the Virtual Museum
Day by Day Itinerary
Day 1 Ljubljana: Arrival into Ljubljana, Slovenia
Welcome to Slovenia! You’ll land at Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport where your private driver will meet you for transfer to your hotel in the city. After checking in, you’ll have the rest of the day to relax or explore at your leisure. While you’ll take a walking tour through the capital tomorrow, you might want to get a preview, stretching your legs with a leisurely stroll. Nestled in an alpine valley along the Ljubljanica River, it’s especially picturesque with cobbled streets jam-packed with baroque architecture, trendy cafes, art galleries and museums. Consider dining at a restaurant within the walls of Ljubljana Castle.
Day 2 Ljubljana: Guided Ljubljana Walking Tour
Meet our local guide this morning for a private walking tour that will bring you to see the highlights in Ljubljana’s medieval Old Town. You’ll stroll through the open-air market, witness the unique Triple Bridge, Robba’s Fountain and the baroque-style Town Hall while learning about the sights and the history behind them from your expert guide. A visit to Ljubljana Castle, the Virtual Museum and the Ljubljana Castle Tower which offers impressive views of the city and well beyond is included as well. This evening we recommend trying the signature Slovenian dish called struklji. These rolled dumplings have been served here since the 16th-century.
Day 3 Ljubljana: Postojna Caves, Predjama Castle & Lipica Equestrian Center
Today a full-day private tour will bring you to the Postojna Caves, Predjama Castle and Lipica Equestrian Center. Your first stop is Europe’s largest show caves, Postojna, a nearly 12.5-mile complex of beautifully sculpted galleries, stalactites and stalagmites, chambers, and halls. End by viewing the rare olm, Proteus anguinus, a unique salamander like creature that lives in the country’s karst caves. Next is the Renaissance Predjama Castle, built right inside of a cave in the picturesque village of Predjama. Finally, you’ll take a walking tour of the famous Lipica Equestrian Center, led by a local guide, and enjoy a performance by the Lipizzan horses.
Day 4 Bled: Private Guided Bled Tour & Hike
As you check out of your hotel this morning, you’ll be met by your private driver for transfer to Bled. After getting settled into your hotel, you’ll meet another private driver/guide for a half-day tour of Bled followed by a hike in the magnificent Vintgar Gorge. It begins with a walking tour around beautiful Lake Bled and the thousand-year-old town. Afterwards you’ll travel by car to Vintgar Gorge, where the Radovna River with its rapids, pools and waterfalls flows through. Follow the trail over wooden birdges, ending at a bridge that provides a spectacular view of the 53-foot-tall Sum waterfall.
Day 5 Bled: Full Day Private Tour of the Bled Countryside
Venturing out into the Bled countryside, you’ll join your driver/guide for a private tour that begins by visiting beautiful Lake Bohinj in the Bohinj Valley of the Julian Alps. Next, you’ll explore the Alpine Dairy Museum, housed inside a former cheese dairy in Stara Fuzina to learn about the area’s dairy production. A stop will be made at the cheese factory store so that you can purchase some of the local dairy products too. Enjoy lunch before travelling back toward Bled, stopping to meet an organic beekeeper at an over 60-year-old apiary. You’ll discover how honey is produced and enjoy a honey tasting too.
Day 6 Departure
After five nights exploring Slovenia, your tour comes to an end this morning. Your private driver will pick you up at your accommodation for transfer from Bled to Ljubljana. You can be dropped off at the airport or at a local hotel if you’ve decided to stick around longer. With so many fantastic destinations nearby, it’s easy to extend your trip by contacting our travel experts. Perhaps Croatia?
What's not Included
- As we have clients from all over the world. Our itineraries do not include flights. If you would like us to include flights in your trip, we are happy to do so. Please speak to your travel specialist at the planning stage to include them.
- Gratuities for local guides
- We strongly advise all guests purchase comprehensive travel insurance
- Visas if required
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