Itinerary

Slovakia, a small country in the very heart of Europe is unique with its highly varying landscape and rich in natural sites. There are 9 National Parks and 14 Natural Reserves in Slovakia.
Let us to take you to 5 most beautiful national parks - each is different with high mountains, beautiful valleys, deep caves, numerous rivers and clear waterfalls, unique fauna and flora:
- Low Tatra National Park, the largest national park
- Tatra National Park, the highest peaks
- Slovak Paradise National Park, the most varied national park
- Pieniny National Park, the northest and smallest one
- Muranska Planina National Park, the wildest one

  1. Day 1 Arrival in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia.

    - Arrival in Banska Bystrica
    - Accommodation
    - Short meeting with the guide
    - Dinner

  2. Day 2 Low Tatras National Park hike. Transfer to Poprad.

    - Breakfast
    - Hiking in the Low Tatras
    - Car transfer to Poprad
    - Accommodation
    - Dinner

    Low Tatras National Park
    We will hike through the largest mountain range in Slovakia. Starting in the southern base of mountains by Trangoska hut we will hike up to the mountain hut of Milan Rastislav Stefanik. After a little refreshing we will hike up to the summit of Dumbier, the highest peak of the Low Tatras offering excellent views of the limestone cliffs and the whole Slovakia.

    Route: Trangoska (1356 m) - Chata pod Dumbierom (1793 m) – Dumbier (2046 m) – Trangoska (1356 m)

    Alternative hiking route is also available.

    Walk's details (interactive map):

  3. Day 3 Tatra National Park hike.

    - Breakfast
    - Hiking in the High Tatras
    - Return to Poprad
    - Dinner

    Tatra National Park
    Tatra National Park is the most beautiful one in Slovakia. The High Tatras became the country's first national park in 1948. The highest summit of the High Tatras, and of the whole Carpathians, is Gerlach peak, at 2655 m. From the mountain lake Strbske Pleso, passing the Popradske lake we will walk up surrounded by steep Tatra peaks to the deepest and largest mountain lake in Slovakia - Velke Hincovo pleso, with a maximum depth of 54 m.

    Route: Strbske pleso (1355 m) - Popradske pleso (1494 m) - Velke Hincovo pleso (1944 m) - Strbske pleso (1355 m)

    Alternative hiking route is also available.

    Walk's details (interactive map):

  4. Day 4 Slovak Paradise National Park hike.

    - Breakfast
    - Hiking in Slovak Paradise
    - Return to Poprad
    - Dinner

    Slovak Paradise National Park
    This is the most idyllic and unspoilt spot in Slovakia cut by several valleys, gorges, cascading waterfalls. The walk starts from Cingov to the Tomasovsky view where you can see The High Tatras. Walking up the Monastery Gorge we will climb on the summit of Klastorisko where the reconstructed ruins of the Cartesian monastery from the late 13th century are located. Strolling down the route with the views on craggy ravines we will come back to Cingov.

    Route: Cingov (500 m) – Tomasovsky vyhlad (650 m) - Prielom Hornadu (550 m) – Klastorna roklina (600 m) – Klastorisko (800 m) – Cingov (500 m)

    Alternative hiking route is also available.

    Walk's details (interactive map):

  5. Day 5 Pieniny National Park rafting on wooden rafts down Dunajec river.

    - Breakfast
    - Car transfer to Pieniny National Park
    - Rafting down the river Dunajec
    - Cerveny Klastor monastery
    - Return to Poprad
    - Dinner

    Pieniny National Park is famous for its natural beauty, especially the Dunajec River gorge - popular rafting and hiking location. It lies in Pieniny mountains on north-eastern border with Poland.

    Cerveny Klastor monastery presents a unique cultural and historical relic set located in the wonderful natural environment of Pieniny under the majestic mountain Tri koruny. Nowadays serves as a museum.

    Option: the Lubovna Castle, built at the turn of the 13th and 14th century. An independent museum exhibition is presented by an open-air museum in the area at the foot of the castle hill. It consists of a set of folk buildings that form a picturesque settlement around the Castle.

  6. Day 6 Muranska Planina National Park hike.

    - Breakfast
    - Hiking in Muranska Planina
    - Return to Poprad
    - Dinner

    Muranska Planina National Park
    This national park is a karst mountainous plateau located in the eastern part of Slovakia. In this area more than 150 caves (inaccessible to the public) have been discovered, more than 50 swallow holes and karst springs, as well as a number of karst phenomena. We will walk up to the remains of the Muran castle, which bear witness to the long history of the region.

    Route: Muran (490 m) – Muransky hrad (635 m) – Muran (490 m)

    Walk's details (interactive map):

  7. Day 7 Farewell.

    - Breakfast
    - End of the tour

Basic information

from €744 per person

Duration: 7 days

Type/style: Guided hiking and walking tour

Level of difficulty: Moderate

Languages: English, French, Deutsch

Pick up & Drop off: On your request

Low Tatras National Park Chalet M.R.Stefanika Strbske Pleso lake Tatra National Park Slovak Paradise National Park Tomasovsky View - Slovak Paradise Pieniny National Park Cerveny Klastor Monastery

Included

- Accommodation in hotels and guest houses for 6 nights:
- 1 night in Banska Bystrica
- 5 nights in Poprad
- Half board (breakfast and dinner)
- Trip transport
- Services of a private guide for 5 days
- Mountain rescue insurance for 5 days
- Maps

Excluded

- Lunch
- Airport transfer on arrival/departure day (possible to arrange for an extra charge)