Adult price from £1,745pp
All prices include: transfers, accommodation, meals, guided activities and guides; all as listed.
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Key facts

  • Duration:7 nights
  • Key Facts: Holiday group size  Minimum 4 people, maximum 30 (approximately) 
  • Suitable for: Children aged 8 years and over 
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What's included?

  • Transfers: return airport transfers Ljubljana international airport
  • Accommodation: 7 nights in a family room at Hotel Savica Garni 
  • Meals: 7 breakfasts
  • The following activities are included in the holiday: white-water rafting, canyoning, biking, ziplining, and a day-long tour of the Julian Alps and National parks (the order of the activities is subject to change)
  • All equipment, tuition and supervision from fully qualified instructors
  • Daily entrance to the nearby Ziva Wellness pool complex (3 hours entrance per day)
  • Services of our local representatives or guides
  • 24/7 assistance from our UK based operations team and in destination support from our local partners

Our Lake Bled Alpine Family Adventure holiday will allow your family to enjoy the highlights of Slovenia's plentiful Alpine wonders. Experience beautiful canyons, emerald rivers and waterfalls, see protected plants and animals in diverse forests, and marvel at the area's majestic mountains - and that's just during one excursion!  

This seven-night holiday is packed full of fun family adventures in stunning surroundings. Make unforgettable memories with your family by biking around the scenic landscape of Lake Bled, canyoning through beautiful gorges, and rafting your way along emerald-green rivers. You can even see it from above during a firm family favourite: an adrenaline-fuelled zipline over the Sava River Valley. Don't worry, you and your family will have the chance to relax after action packed days, with free daily entry to the Živa Wellness hotel pool complex, just a minute's walk from your hotel. It’s the perfect place for the adults to unwind and for the children to enjoy! 


Image credits: The Cunningham Family, Altitude Activities and Slovenia Tourist Board

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  • River Kayaking

    Kayak down one of the longest rivers in Europe and take in the beautiful alpine nature on this unforgettable family adventure. Your experienced guide will help you master basic kayaking techniques on the calm river before moving on to more adventurous rapids. You’ll also have the chance to jump in the river pools if you would like to immerse yourself in the fresh river water. This is the perfect opportunity for you and the family to try kayaking in a stunning location.

    Duration: approximately 2-3 hours in total with 1 hour of kayaking

    Please note that minimum height for participation is 150cm.

    From £87 per adult

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  • Mountain Hiking

    If you’re a family that loves walking, this is the activity for you. Following your expert local guide, you’ll learn all about the area as you hike to the summit. At the top, you’ll be rewarded with glorious panoramic views of the Julian Alps from the 2000m high peak!

    During the descent, the group will stop at Bled Mountain Cottage, where traditional Slovenian food can be purchased for a dining experience with sensational views.

    Prior experience is not needed, but please note that a good level of fitness is required.

    Duration: approximately 6-8 hours in total

    From: £148 per adult
  • Nature by Horseback

    Explore the beautiful Triglav National Park on horseback for a family adventure you’ll never forget. The whole family and your trusty horses will ride along the river Radovna taking in the serenity of the surrounding nature.

    You don’t need any prior experience to enjoy this activity. 

    Duration: approximately 2 hours in total

    From: £74 per adult
  • Zipline Bovec

    Take part in the most exciting adventure in Slovenia with this ziplining experience. You and your family will take on five different drops, flying 200 metres above the ground between two mountains. Each drop will see you reach a different velocity as you go speeding alongside the beautiful alpine nature. 

    Duration: between 3 and 4 hours in total

    From: £74 per adult
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    Bled Castle

    Experience the highlights of Lake Bled during this ‘three-peak’ tour. A short van transfer will take you to the north side of the lake, ready for your first hill climb. You’ll reach the top, after approximately 30 minutes of walking, where the group will take a short stop for refreshments and enough time to admire the panoramic views.

    You’ll next take a walk through the forest to your second peak, ahead of arriving at Bled Castle, the final peak of the tour. The ancient castle perches dramatically atop a sheer cliff, overlooking Lake Bled. The views from up here are unparalleled, so be sure to have your camera ready.

    You’ll finish the day with a rewarding slice of delicious Bled cream cake before being transferred back to your pick-up point.

    Prior experience is not needed, but please note that a moderate level of fitness is required.

    From: £360 per adult
  • Zipline Sava

    This shorter version of ziplining is the perfect introduction to this thrilling activity. On this ziplining route, you’ll cross a river in the Sava Valley near Bled. Featuring two 250 metre drops and at 25 metres high, you and the family will speed through this stunning location at 30 to 40 kilometres per hour. 

    Duration: approximately 30 minutes

    From: £37 per adult

We include more, no hidden costs

On each of our holidays you will see a clear outline of exactly what's included in the price of your holiday. We never use 'headline' or 'lead-in' prices like so many tour operators, as we prefer to include as much as we can, rather than see our clients incur considerable additional costs in our destinations.
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Dates
Sun 21 Jul 2024 Adult price (per person): £1745.00
to £1945.00
Child (age 8 - 11): £635.00
to £725.00
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Departure day: Sunday

For our full booking terms and conditions please click here

The Specifics

Group Size

We always try to provide an approximation of the group size you can expect to be with for the duration of each of our holidays. It may be that you are joined by others for parts of your holiday (such as transfers and particular activities) but the above number reflects those you can normally expect to be with from beginning to end. If group size is something which is particularly important to you, please speak to our Travel Experts and they can suggest the best holidays for you.

Tailor-made holiday group sizes will vary for all activities as will the group size for any additional activities you book.

Minimum numbers required for a holiday to operate

Some of our holidays require a minimum number of participants to operate (as listed in the ‘Group Size’ section). If your holiday departure has not yet reached the minimum number, you will be told at the time of booking. In the unlikely event that your chosen date is not guaranteed by nine weeks before your scheduled departure date, we will contact you to discuss the available options as per our booking conditions.

Minimum and maximum age

The minimum age for this holiday can be found in the ‘Key Facts’ section of the holiday overview.

Younger family members may be able to participate but may not be able to take part in all activities. Please contact one of our Travel Experts if you have any questions.

Itinerary amendments

The order of activities listed in this agenda is provided for guidance only, your final and detailed itinerary will be provided either with your final travel documents (which are uploaded into your online account around a week prior to departure) or upon arrival.

Medical History and Advice

We want our holidays to be accessible as they can be and will do our best to accommodate any special requests and requirements where possible. We have a wide range of holidays and destinations and so our travel experts will help find the best holiday for you.

In order to give us the best possible chance to do this we ask that if you or any member of your party has any medical condition or disability which may affect your holiday or has any special requirements, that you tell us at the time of enquiry or booking. You must also promptly advise us if any medical condition or disability which may affect your holiday develops after your booking has been confirmed. You may need to provide a doctor’s note and proof of insurance in some cases as the health and safety of our clients is absolutely paramount.

In providing this information you are allowing us to work with our expert local partners to ensure that your whole party can enjoy the holiday. By letting us know in advance we can discreetly work with you to adapt any part of the holiday which may potentially be challenging. Being able to prepare for this in advance makes an incredible difference to what we can offer and minimises any impact on your party and the rest of the group.

Unfortunately, if you choose not to share this information with us in advance then it may limit some or all of the itinerary you have booked, and we cannot be held accountable for any additional costs or missed activities resulting from this.

It is vitally important that you advise us prior to departure of any medical or dietary condition relating to any member of your party so that we may notify our local staff before you arrive. We recommend only drinking bottled water from bottles with unbroken seals and be vigilant about the use of ice in drinks and ice cream.

Insurance

Insurance is not included in your holiday, but it is a pre-requisite to travelling with us. You will need to ensure that you have cover for all the activities that you will be participating in during your holiday.

It is extremely important that you take out a suitable travel insurance policy at the time of booking. Plans do sometimes change, and you will need this policy should you need to cancel your holiday.

If you are struggling to find a suitable policy then details of our preferred provider, who will cover you for all the activities we offer, can be found on our website by clicking here. Please note that this policy is available to EU residents under the age of 75 only.

The UK Foreign Office Advice

Our clients’ safety is at the centre of everything we do, and our operations team continually assesses and monitors the destinations we feature. We carry out thorough risk assessments and work closely with all of our suppliers to continually follow best practice. For up to date travel advice the UK government offers its Travel Aware website as well as the advice detailed below.

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office Advice

We receive all updates from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) with regards to travel advice and we always ensure that we follow this advice in our operations. The FCO issues travel advisories for countries based on a very wide range of factors. They may provide notification about things as simple as a football match and crowds, or they may go so far as to advise against all travel to a region. We ask all our clients to refer to the relevant Travel Advice by Country for the destinations they are visiting in order to make an informed decision on the safety of the destination based on the details provided. It also provides vital information regarding entry requirements, embassy information, local laws and customs as well as specific safety and health. Guests should take responsibility for keeping themselves up to date with this advice. Please also ensure that, if you are transiting through another country, you have read the advice and meet the entry requirements for that destination too.

The FCO travel advice is applicable to British Passport Holders. Most governments will issue their own travel advice for a region and, if you are not a UK resident then you can find some helpful links below:

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade http://www.smartraveller.gov.au/                                                   

New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade http://www.safetravel.govt.nz/                                                 

Canadian Consular Affairs Bureau http://voyage.gc.ca/                                                                                                     

The U.S. Bureau of Consular Affairs http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/english.html

If the FCO deems that there is an unacceptable level of risk for UK citizens then, together with the government, they may issue an advisory against all travel to a region or country. If such an advisory is published, then we will act accordingly, and this may require the cancellation, curtailment or amendment of a holiday itinerary. These decisions are made on the basis of ensuring our clients’ safety and will affect all clients on the holiday, regardless of their nationality.

If one of our local experts suggests an amendment due to a situation which develops locally then we may also take the decision to amend an itinerary appropriately.

If we have to cancel your holiday prior to departure you will be offered the option of an alternative trip (where any price difference will either be refunded to or covered by you) or a full refund of the monies paid.

If we have to curtail a holiday, then you will be refunded for any costs for the elements we have been unable to deliver, where we have been able to secure a refund from our suppliers. If we must reroute a holiday, then any basis for refund is determined on a case by case basis and dependent on whether the central holiday experience was provided or not.

Booking activities locally

Additional activities can be booked locally in almost all our destinations. However, as per our booking conditions, we cannot be held responsible for any injury or loss incurred through participation in activities which are booked at your destination outside of our holiday itinerary (see our ‘Terms and Conditions’ for further details).

When arranging any such activity please always ensure that safety is your primary concern.

In some of our destinations, you can borrow or hire equipment for use in your free time. You do so entirely at your own risk. You must ensure that you are correctly prepared, have the necessary equipment and knowledge (maps, etc.) and ensure that where applicable, you follow marked routes. We recommend discussing your plans with the local teams who will be able to advise on the most suitable options for you.

Always let the reception/guide know where you are planning to go and take a torch and mobile phone (with the hotel/guide’s phone number stored). It is also a good idea to leave your contact number and the time you expect to return to the hotel should the hotel need to contact you.

Flight schedule changes and connecting transportation

On your documentation, we will confirm your flight schedule. Sometimes the flight number, routing and timings might change prior to your departure. If the change is classed as a significant change then we will contact you to discuss this. Please see our booking conditions for details.

Flight schedule changes can impact on your pre and post-holiday travel arrangements if these have been booked separately to your holiday. We strongly recommend that you do not book transport (such as trains or transfers), car parking or non-connecting flights to the departure point for your holiday until you have received your final confirmed travel times when your final travel documents are issued. We are not responsible for the effect of any schedule change on your pre or post travel arrangements. We strongly recommend that you do not purchase non-flexible or non-refundable tickets to avoid cancellation and penalty charges.

Booking your own flights cancellation disclaimer

If you have chosen to book your own flights, then you will need to wait until we confirm to you that the holiday departure has met the minimum numbers required to run (if applicable to your chosen holiday). Once the holiday is guaranteed to run, you will be informed and you can then make your arrangements.

If transfers are included in your holiday, please ensure that any potential flights will be met by our standard transfers (speak to one of our Travel Experts for advice) otherwise private transfer supplements may be applicable. Once your flights are booked, please send us a copy of your detailed flight itinerary.

Please be aware that most tickets are non-refundable in the case of cancellation. For this reason, we strongly advise you check the rules of the ticket and check the limitations of your cancellation insurance before booking. We cannot be held liable, in the unlikely eventuality that we should be forced to cancel or amend your trip, for losses incurred relating to any flight booking you have made.

Terms and Conditions

Our full booking terms and conditions can be found on our website: https://www.activitiesabroad.com/booking-conditions

 

Please note: our payment and cancellation terms will be unique to each booking – they will be confirmed with you at the time of quotation. The terms listed above are noted as a guide only


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