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Tržič Alpine Trail: Košuta for families

Experience an active summer vacation high above Tržič - in the mountains and mountain huts beneath the walls of the longest Slovenian mountain ridge - Košuta. We provide mountaineering holidays for the whole family: spend the night in a hayloft, observe and meet a variety of domestic animals, take a safe and pleasant mountain hike every day and enjoy the mountain environment with your family. In the company of a local mountain guide, you will walk the most beautiful part of the Tržič Alpine Trail from Dolga Njiva to Kofce over three days.

Itinerary:

Day 1:

  • a walk along the Dovžan Gorge Scenic Educational Trail and a visit to Stegovnik Waterfall,
  • ascent to the mountain pasture of Dolga Njiva along the "Herders' Path" (30 min) and an afternoon hike (accompanied by a mountain guide, up to 2 hours of easy walking),
  • overnight in the hayloft at Dolga Njiva Mountain Dairy (1400 m).

Day 2:

  • mountain hike Dolga Njiva – Tegoška pasture – Pungrat pasture – Šija pasture accompanied by a mountain guide, with stops at mountain huts and dairies (easy mountain hiking, 4 hours),
  • afternoon activities, and
  • overnight at Šija Scouts Hut (1528 m).

Day 3:

  • ascent by way of "Snake Path" to Križ (1.5 hours),
  • descent to Kofce Mountain Hostel (sweet dumplings),
  • descent to Podljubelj Valley (1.5 hours) past Matizovec Farm (viewing hunting trophies),
  • visit to Tominc Waterfall and relaxation/recreation (children's playground, facilities for football, volleyball, basketball, and outdoor exercising) at Camp Podljubelj,
  • transportation of drivers to the parking area at the start of the tour on the first day.

Package includes:

  • mountain guide on hikes (3 days, up to 6 hours pe day),
  • 2 x full pension in a mountain hut or dairy (1 x Dolga Njiva, 1 x Šija),
  • authentic home-made meals at mountain dairies and huts,
  • guided walk through the Dovžan Gorge and visits to Stegovnik and Tominc Waterfalls,
  • mini zoo with farm animals, "Eagle Trail",
  • spectacular views along the mountain ridge of Košuta,
  • sleeping in a hayloft – a unique experience,
  • transportation of drivers back to the starting point and parked vehicles.

Conditions:

  • minimum number of persons: 3,
  • minimum age of children: 6 years (younger if they are in good hiking condition).

Accommodation:

Dolga Njiva Mountain Dairy
Jelendol 35, 4290 Tržič

and

Šija Scouts Hut
Jelendol 31, 4290 Tržič

Time valid:

The package is available from 1 July to 15 September 2020.

Price:

175.00 EUR / person

Optional (for an additional charge):

  • guided tour of St. Anne Mine,
  • more challenging ascent with a mountain guide – two-thousanders along the Košuta ridge (Košutnik Tower 2133 m, Kladivo 2094 m or Veliki Vrh 2088 m),
  • transportation of all participants, transport of additional equipment from hut to hut,
  • climbing on an artificial climbing wall, scouting activities.

Discounts:

  • discount for 4 or more persons,
  • discount for children under 15,
  • possible shorter variants (2 days).

You can also take your dog along with you (no extra charge).

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