Hiking in the High Tatras

Guided tour from 690 EUR for 8 days
Self-guided tour from 555 EUR for 8 days

HIGHLIGHTS

  • The best of the High Tatras – from east to west
  • Highest peak of Poland – Rysy (2499 m)
  • Slovak Paradise – hiking through gorges and waterfalls
  • Easy day – get familiar with local life and rich history below the Tatras

Day 1:

Arrival to the High Tatras

Meeting in Krakow (or in the High Tatras). Arrival to the Tatras through the picturesque Polish highlands – “Podhale”.

Day 2:

Between the High Tatras and White Tatras

“Warm up” hiking through the alpine meadows under the scenic and expressively carved peaks of the White Tatras to the mountain hut by the Green lake (1.551 m) – located under the tallest (900 m) rock climbing wall in the High Tatras.

Summary: 6,5 hours of hiking, 18 km, ↗ 800 m, ↘ 890 m, highest point 1.750 m

Day 3:

In the shade of the highest peak of the Carpathians

Hiking in the shade of Gerlach peak (2.655 m) – the highest peak of the High Tatras, Slovakia & Carpathians. Opportunity to ascent Vychodna Vysoka peak (2.429 m) – great viewpoint – neighbor of Gerlach peak (2.655 m).

Summary: 6-8 hours of hiking, 11-18 km, ↗ 1.319 m, ↘ 1.599 m, highest point 2.429 m

Day 4:

Hiking to Tery hut – a traditional mountain hut in the High Tatras

Hiking in the central part of the Tatras. Ascent to the Tery hut (2.015 m) – one of the oldest (built in 1899) and the highest located mountain hut open all year round.

Summary: 5,5 hours of hiking, 14 km, ↗ 870 m, ↘ 870 m, highest point 2.015 m

Day 5:

Easy day - Dunajec river raft trip in Pieniny national park

Relaxing day – visit of the smallest national park Pieniny, rafting tour through the Dunajec river gorge on wooden rafts. Afternoon visit of the wooden protestant church in Kezmarok (UNESCO) – the jewel of Slovak baroque architecture.

Day 6:

Slovak Paradise – Sucha Bela gorge

Hiking along the mountain streams and waterfalls through a gorge typical for the Slovak Paradise. Trails secured by wooden and iron horizontal and vertical ladders.

Summary: 6 hours of hiking, 15 km, ↗ 630 m, ↘ 630 m, highest point 961 m

Day 7:

The highest peak of Poland – Rysy

Hiking in the western part of the High Tatras. Start in the wide open Mengusovska valley, climb over a rock terrace secured by chains, along the highest located Tatra mountain hut (2.250 m) up to Rysy peak (2.499 m) – great view of both sides of Tatras (Polish and Slovak one).

Summary: 8 hours of hiking, 19 km, ↗ 1.371 m, ↘1.371 m, highest point 2.499 m

Day 8:

Departure

Our tour ends after the breakfast by departure for Krakow/Poprad. En route to Krakow review your hiking week on panoramic drive around the Tatras.
Goodbye – Dovidenia!

Trip rating

Trip duration

8 days / 7 nights

Accommodation

Guesthouse/family hotel in the High Tatras or Poprad

Meals

Guided – halfboard
Self-guided – breakfast

Trip starts in

Krakow / Poprad / High Tatras

Trip ends in

Krakow / Poprad / High Tatras

Minimum group size

Guided: 6
Self-guided: 2

Maximum group size

14

Guided tour

Dates

Price from / to Krakow

Price from / to Poprad

Single supplement

July 3 – July 10 2021

760 EUR

690 EUR

90 EUR

August 14 – August 21 2021

760 EUR

690 EUR

90 EUR

Included in the price

Self-guided tour

Dates

Price from / to Krakow

Price from / to Poprad

Single supplement

On request: June – October

730 EUR

555 EUR

90 EUR

Included in the price