Bohinj, Hostel pod Voglom – What every traveller needs….
What to do in Bohinj and Triglav National Park
Once you become a traveller, you start making selection of your favourite parts of every journey and a« must do« things you want to experience while travelling.
Usually chill out time is an obligatory part of every vacation, but on the other side, we also want to be active and experience something that requires more energy.
Bohinj valley with its Bohinj Lake was made and shaped by a glacier thousands of years ago. It is one of the hidden corners in the world that should be mentioned in every traveller’s guide book. It offers a great variety of outdoor activities and represents one of those stunning views that simply makes you want to sit down and enjoy the scenery doing absolutely nothing.
Hostel pod Voglom is situated in such location, by the shores of the Bohinj Lake, offering its guests to look at the Julian Alps and the reflections of the mountains in the clear water, as it is also tempting to have a swim or try some more adrenaline outdoor activities like canyoning, rafting or paragliding.
Hostel pod Voglom offers more types of accommodation- rooms with private bathroom or shared bathroom, so it welcomes young travellers or families with small children. Hostel owners are constantly being in contact with nature also by taking care of little goats in the forest at the back of the hostel that have already become a part of hostel staff. Garden and terrace have many chairs to relax and books from the hostel library to read. In the vicinity there is a high ropes course Bohinj that invites courageous individuals to try themselves in climbing 8 metres high through different obstacles and enjoy the giant swing at the end of the programme. Slack line park and some hammocks are also available for the guests and tourists passing by.
When you are on vacation, you cannot predict the weather and if you want to plan some activities also in a bad weather after having enough of a rest, Hostel pod Voglom&Pac sports agency organize rafting on Sava Bohinjka river or canyoning in the gorge nearby, which is really convenient also for a rainy day. After the rain the weather allows stunning views on the surrounding and SUP (stand up paddle) on the lake is a great choice to enjoy on the fresh air. SUP-s, canoes, kayaks and mountain bikes can be rented at the reception of Hostel pod Voglom.
Hiking in Triglav national park is very popular and a beautiful experience since there are various hiking trails, appropriate for experienced hikers or also for those who look for something easier and shorter. Mountain huts are available for multi -day trips and hiking maps can be bought at the reception of Hostel pod Voglom.
Winter time Bohinj offers Vogel ski centre for skiing and snowboarding fans. Hostel pod Voglom cooperates with ski resort offering ski packages for its guests and includes free snow shoes rental for exploring the snowy countryside.
There is a legend and a fairy-tale in Bohinj about a magical gold horned goat who rules at these mountains. Dear travellers, you are very welcome to visit a part of the world where you will definitely find a great spot to indulge yourself into the fairy-tale land, where you can unplugg yourself from everyday life and meet the kingdom of a goldenhorn…
Location: on the south shore of Bohinj lake, 2 km from village Ribcev laz, 2 km from Ski centre Vogel
Accessibility: by car, bus; the bus stop in front of the hotel, in the winter free Ski Bus to closer Ski centres
Rooms: central building 15 rooms, annex 32 rooms
Room equipment annex: bathroom, balcony
Room equipment hotel: 3 rooms private baths, other rooms – use of common bath, dormitory rooms.
Hostel offer: restaurant (dinner), bar, terrace, rent-a-bicycle, rent a kayak or kanu, own beach, ski storage, sport center, slack line park, volleyball, table tennis, table football, billiards, tv room, laundry
Close: boat-house, beach
Particularity: sport centre
Discounts: Members YH International – 10%, renting boats, bikes, outdoor activities – 10%, family discount – 15%, children under 4 years – 100%, children under 12 years – 30%
Distances: post office, shop, – 2 km, Bohinjska Bistrica, ski centre Vogel – 2km , railway station – 8,5 km, lake Bled – 20km, Airport Ljubljana – 67 km
Local attractions: lake Bohinj, Savica waterfall, Mostnica gorge, Pokljuka plateau, valley Voje, mount Triglav, Ski center & zip line park Vogel, Horse ranch Studor,…