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ACTIVE AND NATURE TOURS

Active tour in Poland. Cycling and trekking in the Tatra Mountains

Spend unforgettable moments hiking and cycling in the gorgeous Tatra Mountains, the highest mountain range in the Carpathian Mountains. On our itinerary: Krakow - Zakopane - Kasprowy Wierch - Gubalowka - Chocholowska Valley - Hala Gasienicowa - Morskie Oko Lake

Trip Highlights:

  • Riding a bike from the Siwa Meadow to the refuge on the Chocholowska Meadow
  • Bonfire dinner with tasting local cuisine
  • Cable car ride on the Kasprowy Wierch Peak 
  • Climbing to Morskie Oko Lake - the biggest and the fourth deepest lake in the Tatras


Itinerary:

1st day Krakow
afternoon
 Arrival in Krakow, accommodation in a hotel. Sightseeing city tour of the old capital of Poland. Admire the Rynek Glowny (Main Market Square) - the largest medieval square in Europe - and a remarkable set-piece fronted by elegant facades. It is dominated by the 16th-century Sukiennice (Cloth Hall) - old trading center and the St. Mary Church with the famous Wit Stwosz altar. Then visit Wawel Hill - with Wawel Castle, the seat of Polish kings from the 11th to the early 17th century.
evening Dinner at the hotel.

2nd day Krakow - Zakopane
morning & afternoon Departure to Zakopane - picturesquely seated at the foot of the Tatras - offers different attractions: skiing, climbing the mountains, para-gliding. There you can find the authentic popular culture of the Polish highlanders and go by cable car up Kasprowy Wierch. After arrival tour of Zakopane with its famous Krupowki Street and then going by funicular to Gubalowka Hill offering a beautiful panorama of the whole Tatra Mountains. Walk through Gubalowka Range to Butorowy Wierch Hill. Return to Zakopane city centre.
evening overnight in a hotel. Dinner and free evening.

3rd day Zakopane
morning & afternoon Riding a bike from the Siwa Meadow to the refuge on the Chocholowska Meadow. The route goes through the biggest of the valleys in the Polish Western Tatras - The Chocholowska Valley extends almost up to the domed, grassy summits of the main range. It is largely wooded, especially in the lower sections.
evening Bonfire dinner with tasting local cuisine.

4th day Zakopane
morning & afternoon Going by cable car on the Kasprowy Wierch Peak (1985 m above sea level) and then trekking to The Hala Gasienicowa (1520 m), lying in the valley known as the Dolina Stawów Gasienicowych, at the foot of granite peaks, is one of the most beautiful spots in the Polish Tatras. Then you continue through the green route that leads upward to the Karb. You go down to the bottom station at Kuznice.
evening Dinner and time at leisure.

5th day Zakopane
morning & afternoon Climbing to Morskie Oko Lake - the biggest (nearly 35 hectares) and the fourth deepest lake in the Tatras. The peaks around the lake rise about 1000 m above its surface. One of them, in the left corner of the valley, is Rysy (2499 m), the highest peak in the Polish Tatras. From Toporowa Cyrhla, the red route takes you to Morskie Oko via Psia Trawka and the Polana Waksmundzka (approx. 5.30 h).
evening Return to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.

6th day Zakopane
morning Departure from Zakopane to Krakow or Katowice airport.

Services included:

  • 1 night's accommodation in Krakow in a hotel chosen by you on bed and breakfast basis
  • 4 night's accommodation in Zakopane in a hotel chosen by you on bed and breakfast basis
  • All transfers as per above mentioned itinerary
  • Private English speaking guide as per the itinerary
  • Entrance fees for all sightseeing
  • Meals as per the itinerary

Services not included:

  • The journey to and from Poland
  • Tour guide 
  • Public transport
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenditure, tips, etc.
  • All other services not mentioned in the itinerary

Price on request.

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For individual guests and small groups /up to 10 people/ this trip can also be booked under the particularly favorable travel conditions of our “New opening special offer”. Find out more here.