Winter Wonderland: Hiking and Snowshoeing
Welcome to the enchanting world of winter hikes and snowshoeing in the Slovenian Alps! Immerse yourself in the curated magic of our private tours of all levels, from easy hike to full day hike, where snowy landscapes transform into a fairytale escape.
The Magic of Snowshoeing: Gliding Effortlessly on Snow
The term “flotation” in snowshoeing perfectly encapsulates the sensation of effortlessly gliding on snow. It’s akin to floating, a feeling that defines the unique experience of walking in snowshoes.
Snowshoeing allows you to embrace the tranquility of winter:
- Explore off-the-beaten-path areas covered in snow that provide perfect canvas for a snowshoeing.
- Experience this age-old winter travel method on the picturesque Pokljuka Plateau, nestled within the heart of Slovenia’s Julian Alps and Triglav National Park, famous as a center for winter sports, hosting World championship and world cup competitions.
- Whether you’re a novice, total beginner or seasoned adventurer, our expert local guides ensure a tailored experience, adapting routes to accommodate all ages and fitness levels.
Our clients require no prior experience, as our expert team is dedicated to providing comprehensive guidance. Our tours include top-notch equipment, ensuring a seamless and professional experience for all clients.
Winter Hiking Wonders: Peaks to Hills in Slovenia’s Snowy Landscape
Winter hiking in some of Slovenian’s most stunning landscapes, trekking through glittering snow and ice, reminiscent of the movie Narnia, which was actually filmed in Slovenia.
- The Chronicles of Narnia (2005): the location is well-known in Slovenia, Soča valley and Bovec town, the very first town under the highest Triglav mountain.
For the seasoned hiker, the challenge of a winter summit with professional and certified UIMLA guide to Mt Triglav is unparalleled, weather permitting. Amidst the snowy landscape, peaks such as: Zelenica, Kofce, Soriska Planina, Brdo, Vogel, Mt Visevnik and Mt Mala Mojstrovka beckon, each promising breathtaking views over 2000 meters.
If you prefer a lower altitude, experience a winter fairy tale in the hills. The Skofja Loka Hills, Polhov Grades Dolomites, and Zasavje Hills offer an idyllic escape into snowy landscapes.
Velika Planina Plateau: A Snowy Fantasyland with Hobbit Cottages Awaits
Embark on a magical winter journey to Velika Planina, Slovenia’s picturesque high-altitude plateau, and experience the serene beauty of a winter hike like never before. Velika Planina is a haven untouched by modernity, nestled in a vast meadow. This Alpine retreat is a tranquil escape where shepherds tend to their flocks in summer. In winter, it transforms into a snowy fantasyland, offering enchanting cabins, known as ‘hobbit hole’ cottages, providing an experience that transports you into the enchanting world of a Hobit movies.
On Velika Planina you will as well be able to immerse yourself in a playful mindset, complete with old-school wooden sleds for childlike sledding fun. Winter hike, sledding, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing or backcountry skiing – you can always elevate your experience and create memorable stay in the middle of the Velika Planina Alpine serenity.
What to Expect:
- Idyllic Scenery: The route takes you through enchanting snow-covered meadows and serene forests, providing a serene escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
- Cozy Mountain Huts: Warm up in traditional mountain huts along the way, where you can savor local delights and hot beverages, adding a touch of coziness to your winter hike.
- Boutique places to stay and family-run properties with a soul, where each stay is a unique and personalized experience. These accommodations resonates with warm authenticity and go beyond the ordinary, offering a blend of charm, character, and warm hospitality.
Ensuring Your Winter Hike is Safe and Secure: Professional Guides and High-End Equipment
Experience the beauty of winter hiking with a paramount focus on safety. At WanderLux Journeys, we prioritize the well-being of our clients, emphasizing a safe and secure environment. Our professional guides are extensively trained to navigate winter terrains, ensuring you enjoy the adventure with peace of mind.
From high-end equipment, which we provide, to expert knowledge of changing weather conditions, your safety and comfort is our top priority.
Join us for a winter hike where the beauty of the season is complemented by a commitment to your well-being. Safety first, always.
Whether scaling majestic peaks or strolling through picturesque hills, your curated winter adventure begins with us at WanderLux Journeys!
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