Itinerary

The Tatra National Park is the largest and most important natural reserve in Slovakia. With its challenging hikes and breathtaking views, it rivals any mountain range in the world. The peaks and landscapes are monumental - 35 valleys, over 90 mountain lakes, and imposing waterfalls crashing into gorges.
The trip focuses on the central part of the High Tatras in Hrebienok tourist resort, the best starting point for mountain walks. The area offers astonishing views around the mountains, and you will enjoy nights under the Slavkovsky peak.

The tour can be extended to 8 and more days by including visiting other impressive places.

We recommend that you consider our guided trekking hut to hut tours as another opportunity to explore the High Tatras Mountains.

  1. Day 1 Arrival in Stary Smokovec, Slovakia.

    - Arrival in Stary Smokovec
    - Accommodation at 4* hotel
    - Meeting with our representative who will provide all necesary information and give you maps

  2. Day 2 Day hike from Hrebienok to Zbojnicka hut and back.

    - Breakfast
    - Funicular to Hrebienok
    - Hiking route: Hrebienok - Zbojnicka hut - Hrebienok
    - Funicular to Stary Smokovec

    Velka Studena Dolina (6 - 7 hrs)
    You will visit the Zbojnicka Chata (Robber's hut; 1,960 m EASL) in Great Cold Valley (Velka Studena Dolina), surrounded by rocky peaks. Zbojnicka hut was reconstructed in 2000, offering its services during all seasons. Supplies are still carried up to the hut by mountain carriers.

    Note: Alternative hiking route is also available.

    Walk's details:

    Day hike from Hrebienok to Zbojnicka hut and back.

  3. Day 3 Day hike from Hrebienok to Tery's hut and back.

    - Breakfast
    - Funicular to Hrebienok
    - Hiking route: Hrebienok - Tery's hut - Hrebienok
    - Funicular to Stary Smokovec

    Small Cold Valley (6 - 7 hrs)
    Trek to Tery's hut (2,015 m EASL), located in Small Cold Valley (Mala Studena Dolina) above five Spis Mountain Lakes surrounded by rocky peaks. Small Cold Valley is well-known for its rich mining and poaching history.

    Note: Alternative hiking route is also available.

    Walk's details:

    Day hike from Hrebienok to Tery's hut and back.

  4. Day 4 Hiking or Belianska cave visit.

    - Breakfast
    - Bus transfer or hiking to Tatranska Kotlina
    - Option 1: visit to Belianska cave
    - Option 2: hiking route Tatranska Kotlina - Plesnivec hut - Zelene pleso hut - Biela Voda bus
    - Return to Stary Smokovec

    Belianska cave
    Belianska Cave hides in the territory of the Tatra National Park. The cave is 1,752 m long, and some of its parts have been accessible since the 18th century. There are eight species of bats living in the cave. The cave circuit takes 70 minutes.

    Biela Voda - Zelene pleso hut (6 hrs)
    Zelene pleso hut lies in the valley of Zelene Pleso (Green Lake Valley) above Green lake with a unique green color. The magnificent High Tatras peaks surround the lake with the hut, cocreating the scenery.

    Route: Tatranska Kotlina - Biele pleso - chata pri Zelenom plese - Salviovy pramen - Biela Voda bus stop

  5. Day 5 Day hike from Hrebienok to Slavkovsky peak.

    - Breakfast
    - Funicular to Hrebienok
    - Hiking route: Hrebienok - Slavkovsky peak - Hrebienok
    - Funicular to Stary Smokovec

    Slavkovsky peak (7 hrs)
    Slavkovsky peak (2,452 m EASL) is popular among tourists because of its large top with a wonderful view all around. It is situated at the end of south-eastern fork which extends from Vychodna Vysoka (Eastern High) peak. Northern slope of the Slavkovsky Peak is characteristic with a large number of very steep ravines falling to Great Cold Valley (Velka Studena Dolina).

    Walk's details:

    Day hike from Hrebienok to Slavkovsky peak.

  6. Day 6 Day hike from Hrebienok to Velicke Lake.

    - Breakfast
    - Funicular to Hrebienok
    - Hiking route: Hrebienok - Velicke Lake (Sliezsky Dom mountain hotel) - Hrebienok
    - Funicular to Stary Smokovec

    Velicka Valley (5 hrs)
    Velicke Lake is in Velicka Valley, where Sliezsky Dom mountain hotel (Silesian House; 1,670 m EASL) lies. The trip offers a striking view of just how high the Tatras are. In viewing the Tatra villages below, hikers sometimes find themselves looking just past their boot-tops.

    Note: Alternative hiking route is also available.

    Walk's details:

    Day hike from Hrebienok to Velicke Lake.

  7. Day 7 Farewell.

    - Breakfast
    - End of the tour

Overview

from €603 per person

date_range7 days

today15 June - 31 October, 2023

Self-guided hiking tour

Moderate

languageEnglish, French, Deutsch

flagPick up/drop off on your request

We recommend early booking of the tour, because capacities in the mountain huts are limited and very demanded. We check for availability immediately upon your request and will send you confirmation as soon as possible (usually withing 3 working days).

Book this Tour
Velka Studena Dolina Zbojnicka chata Tery hut Mala Studena Dolina Hrebienok Tourist and Ski Resort Belianska Cave Vychodna Vysoka Peak Slavkovsky Peak Sliezsky Dom

Included

  • Accommodation for 6 nights with breakfast in Grandhotel**** Stary Smokovec
  • Funicular tickets to Hrebienok and back for Day 2, Day 3, Day 5, Day 6
  • Mountain rescue insurance for 5 days
  • Meeting with our representative on arrival day
  • Information materials and maps

Excluded

  • Meals (except for breakfast)
  • Transfers on arrival and departure day (can be arranged for an extra fee).
    It is required to book the transfers at least two weeks in advance.
  • Public transport
  • Belianska cave tickets (possible to buy on the spot only)