Wild Flowers along the Bloščica Stream

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3 hours
Availability : From May to September
Min Age : 3+
Max People : 8

The valley of stream Bloščica on the Bloke Plateau in Southern Slovenia is a perfect place for a relaxed nature walk. This is one of the slowest streams in Slovenia, but this is exactly what makes it so special. The stream calmly meanders through the valley, which gives the feeling that time has slowed down. Meadows along the stream are full of life. Join our 3-hour Wildflower Walk to search for wild orchids and perhaps find miniature carnivorous plants, as well as to observe dragonflies and butterflies. 

From late spring to late summer, meadows are changing colours, when different plants are in full bloom. Here you can find several species of orchids, in July also the rare white-coloured subspecies of the Spotted Orchid, Dactylorhiza maculata subsp. transsilvanica. In summer many meadows turn red as they are densely covered with great burnet (Sanguisorba officinalis) and also host large populations of a beautiful butterfly Large Scarce Blue (Phengaris (Maculinea) teleius). On our walk, we will get to know several species of carnivorous plants, which have invented the most peculiar ways to trap insects. 

If you would like to spend more time in the region, you can visit Museum of Bloke Skiing (open on appointment, contact: +386 31 326 158), the Cave Križna Jama or Snežnik castle

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Availability

From May until September –  any day of the week, depending on the availability of our guides. Please make an online booking. In the booking process, you can decide to pay online with a credit card or pay later at the start of the tour (we only accept cash). 

Price

The price of this 3-hour Wildflower walk is 70 € for a group of 2-8 participants. For single travellers, we offer a 20 % discount (56 €).  

Difficulty

Easy. In the 3 hours, we will walk about 4 kilometres at an easy pace. We will follow unpaved roads and also smaller paths. The whole route has almost no difference in height. This tour is suitable for children; however, it is up to parents to judge if they can walk the distance (or they can be carried).  

Meeting point

The starting point for our Wildflower Walk tour is in Nova vas on the Bloke Plateau, which is only 40 minutes drive from Postojna, 1-hour drive from Ljubljana or 1 1/2 hour drive from Bled. 

You will receive a map with driving instructions and GPS coordinates by email when you make a booking. 

Unfortunately, there is no public transport available to this starting point. For an additional fee, we can pick you up at local accommodation, local bus/train stations or even in the city of Ljubljana or Ljubljana Airport. 

 

Price includes

  • guiding in English, Dutch, German or Slovenian
  • accident insurance during the trip
  • local taxes

Price excludes

  • transportation costs to the meeting point

Optional supplements

  • picnic lunch/dinner (10 €/adult, 5 €/children)
  • pick up at a local accommodation (20 €/group)
  • pick up at a local bus/train stations (20 €/group)
  • pick up in the city of Ljubljana or Ljubljana Airport (70 €/group)

Things to take with you

  • Photocamera
  • Binoculars
  • Good walking shoes
  • Long trousers, jacket
  • Tick- and mosquito repellent

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