Ljubljana and Lake Bled Full Day Excursion from Zagreb

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Ljubljana and Lake Bled Full Day Excursion from Zagreb
from USD $186.31
Discover the biggest gems of Croatia’s neighboring country - Slovenia. Start your day with the capital Ljubljana, an enchanting town that will win your heart immediately. Continue with a getaway to the nature and enjoy mesmerizing views of Lake Bled and the castle of Bled. Throughout your journey you will be accompanied with an expert guide that will share interesting stories and put emphasis on the hidden gems. Small group for a GREAT experience! (maximum 15 participants)
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In Brief

Central Croatia, Croatia
11 hours
Enjoy fantastic aerial views
Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
Small group ensures personal service
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Important InfoInfo
Start your day with a pick up from your centrally located hotel. Hop in an AC vehicle for a drive towards the capital of Slovenia. Your guide will share interesting stories about Croatia and Slovenia.

You will hear about the hidden gems of both countries and all the dynamics that carved them into countries that they are today.

Upon arrival in Ljubljana we kick off with a walking tour of the city accompanied with a licensed local guide. Get enchanted with stunning beauties of this lovely city. A small but a big heart-ed city offers you varieties of architectural styles, rich history and quirky bridges with dragons.  Conclude your Ljubljana experience with the Ljubljana castle from where you can soak up the aerial views of the city.

Begin your quest of Lake Bled with an impressive medieval castle that dates back to 11th century. Perched atop a steep cliff rising 130 meters above the glacial lake is a symbol of Bled and Slovenia. From there you can enjoy the mesmerizing views of the Julian Alps, the Church of the Assumption of Mary on the rock islet and the surrounding nature.

Descend towards the lake to enjoy a stroll with more breathtaking vistas. You can try the famous cream cake from Bled, one of the symbols of the city. 


  • Transport by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Round trip with funicular to Ljubljana castle
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Walking tour of Ljubljana with licensed local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
  • Entry/Admission - Bled Castle (Blejski Grad)


  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Departure Time

8:00 AM

Departure Point

Centrally located hotels or Trg Nikola Subic Zrinski (park Zrinjevac)

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Instant confirmation at the time of your booking.
  • Small group for a great experience (maximum 15 participants)
  • You must confirm and obtain any visa requirements prior to border crossing. All visa requirements are at the sole responsibility of the traveler
  • A moderate amount of walking with some steep parts is involved
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

We really enjoyed our trip. Gorin (our tour guide) was really knowledgable and professional. The local tour guide in Ljubljana was really great, and the city was beautiful to visit. Lake Bled was amazing! I would recommend this for anyone visiting Zagreb.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
We were met promptly. Our guide was knowledgable, friendly and a great historian. The entire day was just wonderful. Had a good balance of free and organized time.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
The arrangements were perfectly efficient. Comfortable drive, excellent tour guides (Meta, Matty), and pleasant fellow passengers. Last Sunday (2/6) - R and S
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
The trip was nicely organised and I would highly recommend. We were lucky to be in a small group and there was a medieval show at the castle
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Fantastic day even though the weather was a little wet. Our guide Matija was wonderful. Full of knowledge and looking after us so well. Local guide so enthusiastic. I will be recommending this I had such a great day thank you.
• Submitted 08 May 2019
Very punctual, knowledge personable guides. Covered everything as in itenenary and more. Very professional. Really enjoyed my tour, highly recommended
• Submitted 22 Apr 2019
After an organized tour of Croatia and Bosnia, my daughter and I added on a day trip to Ljubljana and Lake Bled. We had seen the photos and decided it was a must see stop. We had spent 9 days with 43 strangers and were looking forward to a small group tour. We were very fortunate that the other people scheduled for this tour backed out at the last minute leaving the two of us with a private tour. With only two paying customers, you might expect the guide to make a half- hearted effort , but nothing could have been further from the truth. After learning we had had some illness and bad weather on our first tour, Luka vowed to give us his very best. Luka tailors his tour to meet the interests of his clients. I have been on plenty of "canned tours" where the guide knows only his script. This is not the kind of tour you will get from Luka. We told him we were interested in history, economic, politics and culture. We were both amazed by his breath of knowledge, not only on these subjects but also on architecture, geology, music, pop culture, and international affairs. I was convinced he had spent time in America because of his mastery of English and American slang, but he has never visited. He is remarkably well read and assimilates the information he learns from his clients on his tours. ( We were blown away by his ability to discuss John Adams and his contribution to the American revolution in addition to things like the American Jazz Age). Luka offered a nice balance of a guided orientation tour with free time to wander and take photos. We had a local guide in Ljubljana who we absolutely loved. She was very knowledgeable and had a great sense of humor. The two of them offered suggestions on places to eat in both locations which proved to be excellent. Both sites were truly lovely. We were blessed with perfect weather- somewhat cool and very sunny, so that enhanced our experience. If you only have one day to see Slovenia I don't think you could pick a better company or guide. It was the favorite day of our entire trip.
• Submitted 30 Aug 2018
i absolutely 100% recommend this tour! luka the tour guide was so cool and friendly, and explained to me everything about both croatia and slovenian history and culture, had an amazing time!
• Submitted 06 Aug 2018
My husband and I loved this trip! It was informative and both guides were friendly and helpful! Would totally recommend
• Submitted 12 Jul 2018
Our tour guide made this journey exceptional. He was a history buff and I learned more from him in 2 hours, than I did on any of my other tours combined. Ljubljana is beautiful as is Lake Bled. I do wish we had more time in Lake Bled, you do not get enough time to see go on the island.
• Submitted 10 Jul 2018
Beautiful tour, great guide. The other people in my group were super irritating, but that isn't the company's fault : Traveler tip: Would recommend not going on a Sunday, because Ljubljana is a little dead. Such a beautiful country, though.
• Submitted 02 Jun 2018
I loved the experience! Petros was a great option. I also did Plitvice with them and was awesome as well. Small group in a van, which makes border crossing easier. Our guide Steve was great. Very friendly and caring. Gave us tips for photos and where to eat. Shared great info regarding Slovenia!
• Submitted 08 Apr 2018
My guide, Goran, and the local guide in Ljubljana, were outstanding. Besides the usual infor mation you'd expect on a tour, Goran and I talked about all sorts of topics which gave me a much better understanding and appreciation for the region. Another plus was that even though I was the only person going, they didn't cancel on me and I ended up having a private tour. The local company Viator uses was also very helpful when a second tour I'd booked did have to be cancelled due to heavy snow and road closures including the national park.
• Submitted 19 Mar 2018
Slovenia is a beautiful country and I highly recommend anyone visiting Croatia to go. But what made my tour wonderful was a knowledgeable, caring and happy tour guide, Stjepan! He had so much to tell me about the history and lifestyles of both Slovenia and Croatia! You must request him!!! Amazing!
• Submitted 12 Mar 2018
This city is like a trip to little fairy tale and wonderland :
• Submitted 01 Mar 2018
This tour was amazing! We ( 6 of us Adults ) really had so much fun and enjoyed this tour Our guide Tom was really awesome. He watched us like a hawk. He made sure we were safe. The local guide was great. I highly recommend...
• Submitted 19 Jan 2018
This was a great way to see Ljubljana and Lake Bled.
• Submitted 02 Jan 2018
Great country to be in, The food was fantastic and our guide Steve made our visit more worthwhile. I recommend this trip to all.
• Submitted 20 Dec 2017
Goran was a fantastic guide, very knowledgable and was able to answer all of my questions with ease. The tour was well organized, not at all rushed. The local guide in Ljubljiana was equally amazing and full of knowledge. It felt like a day with friends!
• Submitted 12 Nov 2017
The tour guide was super knowledgeable about Croatia and Slovenia. He was passionate about telling us from the Roman empire. The hospitality was superb. When we were at the Ljubljana, we ran into a mayor. He was a great and humble man, which it made the city more attractive. Ljubljana was small, but intimate city with a taste of Austria architecture. Lake Bled was just amazingly beautiful. I've always living and working in big cities most of my life. I always appreciate something only nature and history can offer.
• Submitted 06 Nov 2017
Our tour was simply amazing- highlight of my stay in Zagreb! Steve, our guide knew a ton of information and explained a lot of the history and geography of that region incredibly well!! Don't miss this trip- it was well worth every single penny and time!
• Submitted 16 Oct 2017
Worth the money. Nice and knowledge guides.
• Submitted 12 Oct 2017
Awesome Tour, lovely guide.
• Submitted 01 Oct 2017
Great trip, with only two other people. We managed to go across the boarder and skip the queue for customs so that was great. I loved this tour!
• Submitted 30 Sep 2017

In Brief

Central Croatia, Croatia
11 hours
Enjoy fantastic aerial views
Explore the local streets on a walking tour of the city
Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
Small group ensures personal service
Informative, friendly and professional guide