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Exploring the Alps: Velika planina and Kamnik

Discover Kamnik, a small medieval town with a rich history, and learn about the life of herdsmen on the nearby Velika planina high mountain plateau.

Your first destination will be Kamnik, a small medieval town nestled at the foot of the Kamnik-Savinja Alps. After taking a tour of its historical town centre, you will visit the scenic valley of the river Kamniška Bistrica and then continue to the Velika planina high mountain plateau.

On Velika planina, you will learn about the local tradition of herding, take a walk around interesting herdsmen's huts, taste a traditional local cheese and other home-made delights, and feel the spirit of herdsmen's life.

The price includes transfers, guidance, and admission fees.


8:30 Wednesdays from 1 April to 31 October 2017.


Ten hours.

Starting point

Your hotel or another place arranged on booking.

Number of participants

The trip requires a minimum of two people to run.

Language options

Slovenian and English.
A number of other language options are available for larger groups by prior arrangement with the trip organizer.

Optional Surcharge

  • €5 for a tasting session of local delights, including a locally made cheese

Optional extras such as additional activities or visits to additional sights are payable in cash during the trip.