More to explore with Mikaela
EXPLORING THE SOČA VALLEY WITH MIKAELA
EXPLORE WILD PLACES
Immerse yourself in nature and explore the magic that makes the Soča Valley so unique in a special place.
Whether you’re looking for a quiet spot to soak in Soča, a demanding hike to stretch out, a family adventure full of fun activities, or a romantic vantage point for a special moment, More to Explore founder and international mountain guide Mikaela Toczek will design the perfect trip custom made just for you.
In addition, all our trips include the services of Mikaela with professional photography, who takes your experience with beautiful shots and shares them with you upon your return.
Walk through wildflower meadows, along rivers and valleys, explore secret swimming pools or simply spend time in nature. Our easy hikes are designed to give everyone access to some of the amazing places in the Soča Valley.
Explore the banks of the Soča River, find secret corners for refreshment, study the beautiful wild flowers and immerse yourself in the rich nature of the valley, with incredible views of the surrounding mountains.
Duration: half or full day available.
THE ZADNJA TRENTA VALLEY
A journey through the wide valley of the Zadnja Trenta, from the Soča source to the hidden waterfall nestled at the end of the valley. The valley is surrounded by impressive peaks and breathtaking views in this natural amphitheater.
Duration: half or full day available.
A perfect summer or autumn trip with a short climb and a breathtaking plateau with alpine meadows flanked by dramatic peaks.
Duration: Approximately 3-4 hours (6KM with 620m ascent)
Other options are: Boka waterfall and surroundings, Možnica gorge, Mountain Mrzli vrh, Kozjak waterfall and surroundings, Zadnjica valley, Virje waterfall and a walk in nature.
YOUR GUIDE: MIKAELA
Mikaela is an international mountain leader, photographer, British climbing instructor and qualified secondary school teacher. She is also the founder of ‘More To Explore’ in Slovenia!
After many years of exploring Slovenia, hiking, snowshoeing and climbing, she and her partner Zlatko moved with their young family from their home in Wales to a small scattered settlement in Geopark Idrija in 2021.
Her latest project, More to Explore, is focused on enabling adventure, travel and positive engagement with nature using hiking, snowshoeing, skill development and creativity to promote growth, understanding and connection with self, each other and the natural world.
WHY EXPLORE THE SOČA VALLEY
After many years of exploring Slovenia, hiking, snowshoeing and climbing, in 2021 Mikaela moved with her young family from her home in Wales to a small scattered settlement in Geopark Idrija.
Mikaela brings decades of experience in outdoor education, photography and as an expedition leader to More to Explore. After training and interviewing future leaders and designing and coordinating complex outdoor learning programs, More to Explore is built on carefully crafted foundations.
Exploring the Soča Valley with Mikaela
Valley Zadnja Trenta
AFTER A DAY IN THE MOUNTAINS
Our modern apartment complex comprises 4 buildings and offers 19 above-standard apartments in which tradition and comfort join hands. Our accommodation offers excellent opportunities to relax after a day in the mountains:
- whirlpool and sauna,
- massages in the apartment,
- rental of sports equipment (including hiking poles and electric bicycles),
- help in organizing additional activities
The apartments are designed with respect for the pristine nature of the Triglav National Park and the cultural heritage of the local environment. They are characterized by spaciousness, brightness, carefully selected natural materials and top-quality equipment in a modern Alpine style.