What's included

  • 3 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner 3 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 1 dinner
  • 3 night's based on sharing twin rooms 3 night's based on sharing twin rooms
  • All activities with a local Flash Pack guide & driver throughout the tour All activities with a local Flash Pack guide & driver throughout the tour
  • Max 12 Max 12
  • Private minibus, riverboat cruise & airport pickup no matter what time you arrive! Private minibus, riverboat cruise & airport pickup no matter what time you arrive!

Let’s get one thing straight. This is not a city break. This is a wilderness retreat. It’s a battery charging, fresh air filling, water plunging escape to the wild beauty of Slovenia.
In true Flashpacking style there’s some interesting culture thrown in too, but the purpose of this trip is to free you from the stuffy confines of office life. To swap your board meeting for paddle boarding across Lake Bled, to swap your coding for canyoning through the Bohinj Valley and to swap your banking for glamping in hot tub lovin’ luxury. Tune your eyes to lush greens and sparkling blues, and prepare for a back-to-nature getaway well and truly off the tourist radar. Already set to be a go-to destination for 2017, become a trendsetting Flashpacker and discover Slovenia before the tourists descend.

  • Explore Ljubljana on a guided tour of the capital
  • See the sights of Ljubljana on a 5 Bridges Boat Tour
  • Enjoy a street feast at the Ljubljana Open Kitchen
  • Paddle board across the mythical beauty of Lake Bled
  • Stay in lakeside glamping huts with hot tubs and doorstep delivered breakfast baskets
  • Go canyoning through the twists and turns of the Bohinj Valley
  • Get back to nature with a lakeside walk around Lake Bohinj
  • Recharge your batteries in remote locations off the beaten path

Itinerary

Day 1: A lovely jubbly tour of Ljubljana

As soon as you step off your plane in Ljubljana International Airport, put on your shades and prepare to get wet n wild. You’re no ordinary tourist, you’re a fearless Flashpacker ready to step into your private transfer and be whisked off to your central hotel. Once you’ve checked in, prepare to check out the sights of Ljubljana on a guided tour though this vibrant city. From the charming streets of its Old Town to its hilltop castle, enjoy this compact hub of culture before jumping aboard a river boat. We promised all things water-based after all so float beneath beautiful bridges and cruise past the scenic sights. It’s then time for some food, Slovenia style. The Open Kitchen can be found every Friday in the Central Market, where all the best of Ljubljana cuisine is sizzling away in one place. Watch on as your meal is cooked before you, then enjoy a lively street feast in the heart of this small yet buzzing capital.

More +

The beautiful coloured streets of Ljubljana

Admire Plečnik's architecture on a river boat cruise

Enjoy watching your meal be prepared as you watch on

Tuck in to a feast at the Ljubljana Open Kitchen

All of the best of Slovenian cuisine in one place

Walk through the charming streets of Slovenia's capital

River Ljubljanica lit up at night

Float along in your handcrafted wooden boat

Day 2: Some bleddy good paddle boarding

Not many mornings can you wake up and say today is the day I will paddle board across Lake Bled, but today is that day. After breakfast at your hotel, your 11am transfer awaits to take you to this enchanting lake. With a turreted church sitting pretty on its central island and lush mountain scenery enclosing it, Lake Bled looks fresh out of a fairy tale (seriously, Google images it). But you Flashpackers aren’t content with just admiring its beauty, you’re getting on it. On a paddle board to be precise, where you can (attempt to) stand up and paddle across its shimmering turquoise surface. Once you’ve conquered the paddle board, your Bled-side bedside comes in the form of triangular glamping huts. Complete with spacious hot tubs and beautifully peaceful surroundings, you can get back to nature in true heated luxury.

More +
Paddle Boarding Lake Bled

Learn how to paddle board on Lake bled

Paddle Boarding Lake Bled

A fun way to explore Lake Bled

Paddle Boarding Lake Bled

Become an expert paddleboarder!

The colour of Lake Bled is a vivacious turquoise

Gaze up at Castle Bled from your paddle board

Paddle board across to Lake Bled's picture perfect island

Paddle Boarding Lake Bled

Paddle Boarding Lake Bled

Day 3: Kickass Canyoning through the Bohinj Valley

Wake up to a delicious breakfast basket sitting on the doorstep of your snug wooden hut, this is the life. Today your wilderness retreat continues with a day of active pursuits, kicking off with a transfer to Slovenia’s largest lake. And if you thought Lake Bled was beautiful and off the tourist-trodden track, then prepare yourself for its lesser know cousin: Lake Bohinj. Your fresh air fuelled adventure begins with canyoning through Bohinj Valley, where a hidden network of deep canyons, natural slides and fresh mountain streams can be jumped, slid and swum through on one rugged ride. After giving Bear Grylls a run for his money, enjoy a hearty lunch before an afternoon of lakeside walking. It’s then time to return to your Lake Bled glamping huts, those hut tubs have never seemed so inviting.

More +

Canyoning is amazingly exhilarating

Abseil down waterfalls like a pro

Feel the refreshing spray of the waterfall

Slide down natural tobogans

Gushing waterfalls won't stop you fearless Flashpacker

Flashpacker reviews

From booking the tour to returning back to the UK Flash Pack kept me updated on the what to expect on the tour and were…

Read more
Karen Hammond

A well structured tour, and because I had no idea what to expect I was very happy with how the tour was run; from the…

Read more
Anonymous

Flash Pack provided an amazing service from start to finish. It was easy to book, they advised on travel and packing and made it stress…

Read more
Catherine Rourke

More adventure trips

Kayaking Croatia Waterfalls
Number of days 5 days
Number of people Max 14

Dive in to Croatia

  • Explore Zagreb and enjoy local beer tasting
  • Kayak the waterfalls of the Mreznica River
  • Hike the Plitvice lakes with an expert guide
  • Stay in a medieval style boutique hotel near the Plitvice lakes
  • Our Flashpacker guide will show you the best bars & restaurants
View details
Number of days 4 days
Number of people 12 max

A Finland Wonderland

  • Glamp under the northern lights
  • Snowmobile safari
  • Go husky sledding
  • Reindeer sleigh ride
  • Cross-country skiing (for beginners)
View details
Number of days 4 days
Number of people Max 12

Spain Vespa

  • Learn to ride an iconic Vespa
  • Zoom through rural countryside & medieval towns
  • Delicious food & wine included
  • You wont see another tourist all weekend
  • Stay in charming, family-run posadas
View details
Number of days 9 days
Number of people Max 14

Magical Morocco

  • Soak in the sights of the vibrant Marrakech
  • Hike the stunning heights of the Atlas Mountains
  • Glamp in amazing tents at a luxury desert glamping site
  • Saddle up for a sunset camel ride across Agafay Desert
  • Follow in the footsteps of Game of Thrones with a visit to Essaouira
  • Enjoy surfing lessons and beach yoga at the surfer's paradise of Taghazout
View details
hot air balloons above Bagan in Myanmar
Number of days 12 days
Number of people Max 14

Myanmar Mysteries

  • Bathe elephants at rescued elephant camp
  • Cruise around Bagan on an electric bicycle tour
  • Relax on a private boat cruise along the Ayeyarwady river
  • Enjoy a sunset tour of Shwedagon Pagoda
  • Meet the Long Neck Karen Tribe after a jungle picnic
  • We take you to see parts of Burma just opened to tourists
View details
Number of days 11 days
Number of people Max 13

Stunning Sri Lanka

  • Visits to three UNESCO World Heritage Sites
  • Release baby turtles
  • Spot leopards & elephants at Yala national park
  • Taste the world's best tea at Ella
  • Take an incredible train journey from Ella to Kandy
View details

Talk to us

Have a question? Fill out the box below and we will email you straight back. Alternatively feel free to call on the number above (London & New York) or request a call back. If you want to keep it informal then hit the live chat option below or drop us a Text / WhatsApp. You’re one step away from an awesome adventure. 

Want to arrange a call back from a Travel Escape Artist? Slot in a time below and we will call you. We’re on GMT hours but are open on evenings (Tuesday & Wednesday) & weekends. Hurry as these time slots get booked up fast!

Call me later

Let’s keep it casual and communicate by text or a WhatsApp. Hit the number below (on mobiles) and we will message you back. We won’t call you unless you ask us. *UK text rates apply so use WhatsApp if you are overseas*

Our Number
+447926264775