Zakopane area is full of attractions. It offers not only amazing trekking and skiing opportunities but also gives you outstandingly beautiful views of alpine type landscapes and unique Polish highlanders culture ready to be discovered all year long. Explore Zakopane town with its interesting and intricate wooden architecture, folk clothes and delicious cuisine. Admire Tatra panoramas during leisure strolls in Tatra National Park. Enjoy yourself during this one day tour from Cracow.
Up to 30 days*
Pick up from your Cracow hotel in the morning. Transfer to Zakopane. Meeting with your Zakopane guide. 2 h sightseeing of Zakopane town. Taking funicular train to Gubałówka summit. Admiring Zakopane and the Tatras panorama from there. Transfer to one of Tatra National Park valleys and stroll there (usually Strążyska or Kościeliska Valley, depends on weather conditions and group fitness level). Return to Zakopane, dinner in one of traditional highlanders restaurants. Tasting traditional cuisine. Return to your hotel in Cracow.
It is a winter capital of Poland. The town is situated about 106 km from Cracow. The main road which leads to it is called ‘Zakopianka’. Apart from the possibility to practice winter sports and traversing picturesque walking trails of Tatra mountains, Zakopane delights tourists with a unique cultural character and mountain architecture. It is also a place where you can taste old Polish cuisine and try traditional sheep cheese called ‘oscypek’.
Tatra National Park was created in 1955 to protect Polish Tatra mountain area which consists of the only mountain range in Poland with alpine character. The park area is 21 197 hectares, 70% of it is covered in forests, 30% consist of meadows, rocks and water. It is also the only place in the country where we can observe a chamois, a marmot and over 200 species of mountain plants. The highest peak in the park and whole Poland is Rysy 2499 m above sea level. Tatra mountains have climate zones which also influences cre...
Gubałówka summit is 1123 m above sea level. First of all, it is amazing as it offers the best panorama for High Tatras and Zakopane city. Secondly, you don’t need to be in a great physical shape to get there. It is just a short ride in a funny and original diagonal mountain train. Finally, at the summit you can have a delicious meal of highlander cuisine, souvenir shopping, a sunbath, a bob-sleigh ride, or you can have a skiing or snowboarding ride. We shouldn’t also forget about a traditional photo with Zakopane’s p...
The red trail in Strążyska Valley starts at the end of Strążyska street in Zakopane and the car park there. The stroll there takes about 45 minutes and from the red trail we encourage you also to take 5 minutes walk by yellow trail to Siklawica waterfall. The stroll in Strążyska valley is easy as mostly it takes place on a flat land along a beautiful mountain creek (Potok Strążyski) and over many wooden bridges along the creek. It is an ideal place to make a fairly short and pleasant stroll in the national park, whic...
The Kościeliska Valley is located in the Tatra National Park. It is one of the most beautiful valleys in the Tatras. It is a great walking place for all groups of tourists. In the Kościeliska Valley there are numerous caves, including several made available to tourists: Mroźna Cave, Raptawicka Cave, Obłazowa Cave, Mylna Cave, and Dragon's Cave. The Kościeliski Stream flows through the bottom of the Kościeliska Valley. In its upper part there is a tourist hostel on Hala Ornak. The highest point in the surroundings of ...
Gubałówka funicular train (both directions), Tatra National Park
Coach, funicular train
Your hotel in Cracow
Your hotel in Cracow
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One day trip
No, we choose very accessible routs, normal comfortable walking shoes are enough.
Yes, we can arrange original folk show during the meal.
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