Itinerary

Mala Fatra National Park
Mala Fatra National Park is spectacular area with interesting limestone outcrops and towers, good ridge walking and some superb gorge walking. You can find a wide diversity of natural features ranging from meadow-covered ridges, through rugged rocky slopes, canyons, gorges, to deep and silent valleys. The Highest Peak is Krivan (1,709 metres above the sea level) and the typical peak that dominates the range is Velky Rozsutec (1,610 metres above the sea level).
Mala Fatra is an ideal destination for all who likes walks through forests, gorges, towers, ridges connected with folk architecture (villages of Stefanova and Podsip), and folklore that is connected with Janosik, who is a Slovak national hero, may be enjoyed when visiting this park.

High Tatra National Park
The High 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. Though compact, the peaks and landscapes are monumental - with 35 valleys, over 90 lakes and crashing waterfalls into impressive gorges. The Tatras are easily accessed from Poprad, where we will be based for the duration of the trip, with daily hikes taking us to beautiful landscapes, rugged peaks and interesting sights.

Slovak Paradise National Park
The national park of Slovak Paradise (Slovensky Raj) is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Slovakia. Lovers of adventure and the mysterious should take a hikes along gorges of Slovak Paradise – Sucha Bela, Prielom Hornadu, Klastorisko, Velky Sokol.

  1. Day 1 Arrival in Zilina, Slovakia. Transfer to Terchova village.

    - arrival in Slovakia; Zilina town
    - car transfer to Terchova village
    - accommodation
    - meeting with our representative

    Overnight in Terchova village

  2. Day 2 Mala Fatra National Park: Day hike from Terchova to Velky Rozsutec peak.

    First day in Mala Fatra National Park - (7 hrs)
    Terchova has the best location for the beginning of many walking trails to Mala Fatra Mountains. You can enjoy gorges of Dolne Diery and Horne Diery and Mala Fatra ridge with monumental top of Velky Rozsutec peak during one day tour.

    Suggested tour: Terchova - Dolne Diery - Velky Rozsutec - Vratna - Stefanova - 7 hours

    Walk's details (interactive map):

  3. Day 3 Mala Fatra National Park: Day hike from Vratna valley to Fatransky Velky Krivan peak.

    Last day in Mala Fatra National Park - (6 hrs)
    For those who loves spectacular views is the best choice to climb on the top of the Velky Krivan peak - the highest peak of Mala Fatra Mountains.

    Suggested tour: Terchova - Vratna - Snilovske saddle - Velky Krivan and back - 6 hours

    Optional route available

    In the evening transport to the High Tatras national park, Accommodation in Strbske Pleso with beautiful views of the High Tatras Mountains. Service will be provided by our transport service.

    Walk's details (interactive map):

  4. Day 4 Tatra National Park: Day hike from Strbske Pleso village to Rysy peak.

    First day in Tatra National Park - (8 hrs)
    Welcome to the High Tatras. Each visitor should visit the most famous peak of the High Tatras - Rysy, situated on the border with Poland, in the time of socialism scaled by Lenin - the Russian communistic leader.

    Suggested tour: Strbske Pleso - Popradske Pleso - Zabie lakes - Rysy and back - 8 hours

    Optional route available

    Walk's details (interactive map):

  5. Day 5 Tatra National Park: Day hike from Strbske Pleso to Skok waterfall and Bystre saddle.

    Last day in High Tatras National Park - (7 hrs)
    Another day in the Tatras - You can choose from several possible roots. If the top of Krivan Peak is too far for you, two valleys in one day is the best option for you - Waterfall Skok is one of the biggest in the Tatras. The highest point of the suggested route is perfect place for enjoying the view of the Krivan Peak, Strbsky Peak and several mountains lakes in the Mlynicka and Furkotska valley.

    Suggested tour: Strbske Pleso - Waterfall Skok - Mlynicka valley - Furkotska valley - Strbske Pleso - 7 hours

    In the evening transport to the Slovak Paradise national park. Accommodation in Podlesok (Hrabusice village) the best destination for tours to the Slovak Paradise. Service will be provided by our transport service.

    Walk's details (interactive map):

  6. Day 6 Slovak Paradise National Park: Day hike from Podlesok to Klastorisko.

    First day in Slovak Paradise National Park - (5 hrs)
    Slovak Paradise and it's ravines are hidden kingdom of magnificent canyons, streams, waterfalls, towers. Walks makes use of wooden and iron ladders, chains, steps and footbridges to negotiate this beautiful and stunning gorge.

    Suggested tour: Podlesok - Prielom Hornadu - Klastorna ravine - Klastorisko and back - 5 hours

    Walk's details (interactive map):

  7. Day 7 Slovak Paradise National Park: Day hike from Podlesok to Sucha Bela gorge.

    Last day in Slovak Paradise National Park - (5 hrs)
    The last day in the mountains. As the transport time from Poprad to Bratislava is about 6 hours, the last suggested train is at 15.30. But it's enough time for another perfect day in Slovak National Parks - Sucha Bela is the most romantic ravine of the Park.

    Suggested tour: Podlesok - Sucha Bela gorge - and back - 5 hours

    Optional route available

    Afternoon transport to Poprad railway station.

    Options:

    1. extra night in Podlesok
    2. accommodation booking in Bratislava city centre

    Walk's details (interactive map):

Basic information

from €427 per person

Duration: 7 days

Type/style: Self-guided hiking tour

Level of difficulty: Moderate

Languages: English, French, Deutsch

Pick up & Drop off: On your request

Velky Rozsutec Peak Terchova Village of Traditional Folklore Velky Krivan Peak Vratna Valley Rysy Peak Strbske Pleso lake Skok Waterfall Furkotska Valley Klastorisko Remains of Monastery Hornad River Breakthrough Sucha Bela Gorge

Included

- Accommodation:
2 nights in hotel in Terchova
2 nights in hotel in the High Tatras
2 nights in ranch in Slovak Paradise
- 6 x half board (breakfast, dinner). Possibility of ordering full board (each day picnic lunch) for extra charge 42,-EUR per person
- Meeting with our representative on first day who provides you all necessary information about the tour
- Information materials and maps
- Mountain rescue insurance
- Ground contact in Slovakia
- Timetable of trains and busses around the Mala Fatra, High Tatras, Slovak Paradise
- Transport Zilina-Terchova, Mala Fatra - High Tatras, High Tatras - Slovak Paradise, Slovak Paradise - Poprad railway station

Excluded

- transport from airport to starting point of the trip and back