HIKING KARST PACKAGE

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HIKING KARST PACKAGE

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Do you belong to one of us? Are you also a nature lover, who enjoy’s hiking in pristine and fascinating ladscapes? Then come to us and spend a few days in quite Slovenian Karst village named Vremski Britof, where Apartments Jankovi are located and enjoy in spending some precious time in our beautiful region.

Karst, with its small villages, is one of the most beautiful and picturesque regions in Slovenia and walking across its mysterious landscape, fascinates everyone who is not focussed solely on the end goal but enjoys every step of the way.

Right next to Vremski Britof there is the regional natural park Škocjanske jame. There the Caves of Škocjan (on UNESCO heritage list) are located, which are one of the largest and most exciting cave networks to see in all of Europe. Apart from the visit to the caves, the natural park offers endless possibilities for walks.

Only 13 km away from our house you can also find the famous Stud-farm Lipica, one of the most important stud-farms in central Europe, established more than 400 years ago.

We have prepared a few attractive day hiking tours that you can choose from. We can also prepare or suggest other walking tours, based on your interest and wishes.

You can choose from being accomodated in Apartments Jankovi in Vremski Britof or in Hotel Malovec in Divača. Welcome to the Paradise on Earth!

Highlights:
A winding hiking holiday through unique Karst with it’s wild landscape and phenomenons
UNESCO listed, beautiful Škocjan Caves are a must
Famous Lipica Stud Farm
Mt. Vremščica with its vast mountain pastures

Tour Course

Tour A

Mt. Vremščica (Approx. 14,5 Km, Ascent 540 M).

Mt. Vremščica is a mountain ridge (1.027 m) and it enables beautiful hikes. With it's well preserved and vast pastures is a genuine treasure of karst biotic diversity. Vremščica is also known for Sheep Farm, well it is actually an infrastructure center, owned by the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Ljubljana, which provides research, education and ecological production. Their ecologically-produced cheese has become a true concept for many cheese lovers and experts in terms of quality and taste. You can buy some and taste it yourself as they are selling it just below Vremščica peak. Once on top, you get to enjoy amazing views on surrounding mountains Nanos and Snežnik, the neighbouring Brkini and all the way to the Adriatic sea. *Photo: Archive: www.visitkras.info, Photographer: Robert Kocjan, Jadran Čeh
Tour B

UNESCO Škocjan Caves And Surrounding Karst Villages (Approx. 8,5 Km, 180 M Ascent).

It is a charming hiking day with exceptional highlight – the beautiful Škocjan Caves, which have been included in the World Heritage List (UNESCO) since 1986. After visiting the caves (optional), the hike continues around the unique landscape. The villages and enchanting Karst settlements are true »food« for the eyes. Full of historical sights and specialties such as genuine and old stone houses or »štirna« (a typical Karst well). Do stop for lunch in one of the authentic local inns, where the food is prepared on the basis of centuries-old recipes and a rich restaurant tradition. *Photo of Škocjan Cave: Archive: www.park-skocjanske-jame.si, Photographer: Borut Lozej
Tour C

Lipica Stud Farm And Surrounding Karst Villages (Approx. 11,5 Km, Ascent 94 M).

The scenic and easy hiking route takes you first to the picturesque sloping valley called Risnik. It is a collapsed valley in Divaški Karst about 72 metres deep and 220 metres wide. This particular landscape is the repercussion of an inversion of temperature and the result is this impressive sinkhole with particular vegetation. All around Risnik goes an interesting natural hiking path, important also for the study of the karstology. In Lokev you will pass the Military Museum Tabor situated in the defence tower that was built in 1485. Lokev is also famous for its delicious prosiutto should you be tempted to try it. Your accomodation today is in the Equestrian Park Lipica - Lipica Stud Farm is the oldest European stud farm for breeding one of the oldest cultural horse breeds. *Photo Archive: www.slovenia.info Photographers: Jošt Gantar and Dean Dubokovic

Price

Package price (accomodation in Apartments Jankovi, Vremski Britof):
Apartment Jankovi for two persons; 155 €.
Apartment Jankovi for four persons: 215 €.
Apartment Jankovi for six persons: 260 €.

*Price is per apartment (not per person) for two nights.

Package price in Apartments Jankovi includes:
– two overnights in chosen apartment
– gps files and maps for two chosen hiking day tours
– preparation of tracks and VAT

Package price does not include: tourist tax (2 € per person per night), food, drink, entrance fee’s and all other personal expenses that are not mentioned in what’s included description.

Package price (accomodation in Malovec Hotel 3*, Divača):
– For two persons sharing a double room 220 €.

Package price includes:
– two overnights with breakfast in a double room with en suite facilities
– gps files and maps for two chosen hiking day tours
– preparation of tracks and VAT

Package price does not include: tourist tax (2 € per person per night), lunch’s, dinners, drinks, entrance fee’s and all other personal expenses that are not mentioned in what’s included description.

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