Hello, I am a tourleader from Belgium and I wonder if it is to do with groups of 30- 40 people? Is it accessable from older people who cannot walk that good anymore? How close can you come by bus? Is it to pay or for free? Do you need special walking shoes?
At last, can you combine it with a visit to the museum and is it to do from Kranjska Gora in 1 day? Are there maybe other attractions worth seeing for us?
Thank you in advance
thank you very much for your responses on my question. I just had no time to anwser untill now, but I think it will not be possible in my program, because we are also visiting the Trentamuseum.
Anyway, thanks for the good advices
definetely it is not an easy to access spot!
you have about 45 min walk from the nearest road
i would say 20 people is the max for groups
1 day from K Gora to kobarid is doable including museum and lunch
You can combine it with a visit to the Museum.
It can be done in 1 day leaving Kranjska Gora in the morning, say, at 08:00, and returning back to KG for dinner.
You can get by bus, with a group of 40 about 25' walk from the Falls.
No, it's not for people whose walking ability is severely restricted.
Yes, it's free (of charge).
Other attraction: Mausoleum with bones / remains from 7000 Italian soldiers fallen there in the Great War (WWI). Location and events covered in Ernest Hemingway's A Farewell To Arms novel. (He was in the Medics unit there in WWI, if I remember correctly)
Never underestimate old people. I walked from Kranjska Gora to Tolmin and I am 70 years old. True it took me 9 days and I enjoyed every minute!
Now to your question:
The easiest way to access the Kozjak Waterfalls is from just north of Kamp Lazar (46.256320, 13.586219). There is a hanging bridge and as path leading up to the waterfall. The distance is about 1100 meters (maybe a little less) and the elevation difference is just short of 100 meters. (Access free, shoes recomended, good hiking sandals [like Source] OK, flipflops are not recomended.)
The plus side is there is plenty of shade along all the way, smaller attractions like small cascades and cataracts and there are enough benches to take a rest. The 1 km hike may be a blessing in disguise – 30-40 people going to the destination platform all at once will make it very crowded. I would suggest letting the group spread out a little and arrive staggered at the waterfall.
Kranjska Gora to Kobarid is doable in one day – but to me it sounds like sacrilege (so many places you will miss!!!)
My suggestion is start early in the morning in Kranjska Gora, next stop
“the Russian Chapel - Ruska Kapelica” (careful – it is just past one of the bends and can be easily missed),
the Vršič Pass for photo ops and the Jason Argonauts story. (The Soca springs will be a little too hard to reach and will take too much time.)
I would suggest another stop at either the Lepena or the Čezsoča bridge to see the river rapids and us the toilets.
Lunch in Bovec – plenty of good restaurants there.
Kozjak Waterfall then Kobarid Museum (check opening times)
Photo ops at Napoleons Bridge and Kostnica s Cerkvijo Sv. Antona Church.
Yes doable in one day – but definitely sacrilege!
trip to Kozjak take aprox 30min...depends on your age, conditions etc. Park at camp and its free and kozjak its free as well. No need of speciak hiking shoes but of course not flip flop ;) close by is tolmin gorges and you can do it within one day as we did. I made a video on yt channel...with all comments how to get there..you can sea terain etc and evaluate by yorself if its suit. Search on yt: two fingers kozjak and first video in row is mine, named (how to get to kozjak waterfall in slovenia). There is also video about tolmin just search in my channel. If u have more questions feel free ask directly in comment box in my channel.a)
You should be alright doing it with a large group, however the paths are quite narrow and the path that overlooks the waterfall would not be very accessible for elderly people. It is free to visit and special walking shoes not needed, my daughters managed it in sandals. It is approximately a 45 minute walk from the museum in Kobarid. I would recommend a visit to anywhere on the banks of the River Soca as it is stunning! Hope this was helpful, Jo
Although I would call this an easy hike it still requires a fair amount of walking.
Kozjak is for free,there is no problem with quantity of people,but important is them condition.
If is in your group some disabled persons,this trip is not for them.
you can calculate about 2-3 hours walk
Very close is Napoleon bridge and Italian warriors bridge,you will see both of them + Soca river.
I dont know answer about rest your question...maybe someone else help you
Hi, 30-40 people would be possible but as a lot of the trail is narrow they would be spread over a long distance. It's free. No strenuous walking but not suitable for those who can't walk easily, good shoes/trainers would be advisable. I don't think a bus would be able to get very close. The other attraction in Kobarid is the Italian war memorial, well worth a visit. If you want I can email you some photos.
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