Itinerary

The largest mountain range of Slovakia and the most significant tourism center, that represents the High Tatras. Nature created this magical area as one of the most beautiful works containig about 35 mind-blowing valleys, 110 crystal clear mountain lakes and of course, overwhelming peaks. Every view from the Tatra peak leaves a lifelong impression in the heart of a man. The silence of the valleys, the basins, the mountain lakes, the silky sheen of the waterfalls and simultaneously, the monumental touches with the highest peaks - all of that is the magical world of the High Tatras National Park. The entire trip is marked by breathtaking views of the Tatra peaks. The dawns, the sunsets, an evening atmosphere in the alpine chalets, these are the experiences that will remain in the memory for the rest of life.
Except exploring beauties of the High Tatras, you will have opportunity to relax in Aquapark Poprad.

The tour can be extended to climbing the highest peak of Slovakia - Gerlachovsky peak in High Tatras with mountain guide.

  1. Day 1 Arrival in Poprad, Slovakia

    - arrival in Slovakia; Poprad town
    - accommodation in stylish pension
    - informal reception

    Overnight in Poprad

  2. Day 2 Day hike from Strbske Pleso to Furkotsky peak.

    Furkotsky stit (peak):
    We will take a hike from the village of Strbske Pleso to the top of Furkotsky stit (altitude 2045 m) that towers above the valley called Furkotska dolina. We will be passing Skok, a beautiful waterfall, and glacial lakes, such as Kozie plesa, Capie pleso, Okruhle pleso and others.

    Overnight in Poprad

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  3. Day 3 Day hike from Stary Smokovec to Vychodna Vysoka (Eastern High peak).

    Vychodna Vysoka:
    The second peak that we will conquer is located in the central part of the main range – Vychodna Vysoka (Eastern High, altitude 2428 m). On our way, we will be passing Sliezsky dom, a mountain hotel located by the lake Velicke pleso. The surroundings of the lake is covered by flowers in spring and summer time. One of the last herds of chamois lives in the valley bellow.

    Overnight in Poprad

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  4. Day 4 Day hike from Stary Smokovec to Slavkovsky peak.

    Slavkovsky peak:
    We will ascend Slavkovsky stit (altitude 2452 m) that dominates the Smokovce villages. A real hiker shall never leave out this peak from his/her hiking agenda.

    Overnight in Poprad

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  5. Day 5 Options for the day: Poprad historic town, Aquacity Poprad aquapark, UNESCO sites of Levoca town and Spis castle.

    A day for rest; we have a few options:

    1. Poprad town, the main "entrance gate" to the mountain range of the High Tatras and the centre of the rapidly developing region.
    The historical centre of Poprad is concentrated into the space around the spindle-shaped Namestie sv. Egidia (St. Egidius Square). The square is rimmed by a row of prevailingly Baroque and Classicist burgher houses from the 18th and 19th centuries. The town has an Early-Gothic Roman-Catholic church of St. Egidius from the late 13th century. Visitors to Poprad should not forget to visit the Podtatranske museum which offers an abundant information about the region. The collections of the Tatra Gallery include precious works of art created by leading Slovak and foreign painters, sculptors and designers. It organizes challenging projects and presentations of contemporary art in the buidling of its "old power plant".

    Spisska Sobota was for centuries the wealthiest of the five Upper Spis towns. From 1945 it has represented one of the municipal parts of large Poprad. Spisska Sobota represents one of the best preserved medieval urban units in Slovakia declared in 1953 a Town Monument Reserve.

    2. RELAX in Aquacity Poprad built in Poprad, over the place of a geo-thermal spring, which provides the energy source for resort. In its complex it covers the best accommodation facility and the most modern spa facilities with an unique offer of relaxation therapies and innovation therapies for the bold ones.

    3. sightseeings in historical UNESCO town of Levoca with visit of the Spis castle

    Overnight in Poprad

  6. Day 6 Day hike to Chata pri Zelenom plese (hut by the Green lake) and to Jahnaci peak.

    Jahnaci peak:
    We will visit the mountain chalet Chata Pri Zelenom Plese (Chalet By Green Lake; altitude 1554m) in the valley of Zelene Pleso (Green Lake). The chalet is situated above the lake, which is unusually green in colour and is surrounded by magnificent High Tatras peaks.

    From the chalet Chata pri Zelenom plese (Chalet by Green Lake), we will hike up to the top of Jahnaci stit (Lamb Peak, altitude 2220 m). This peak is the best view point in the Eastern part of High Tatras. We will be crossing a very difficult hiking terrain with the help of chains and foot-boards mounted to the cliffs.

    Overnight in Poprad

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  7. Day 7 Day hike from Popradske pleso train station to Rysy peak.

    Rysy:
    We will hike up to Chata pod Rysmi, the highest located mountain chalet in the range, and then to Rysy (altitude 2499 m), the most visited peak in the High Tatras, located on the border with Poland. The ridge in this area is frequently enveloped in mist.

    Supplementary tour: Koprovsky peak, 2 hours

    Overnight in Poprad

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  8. Day 8 Day hike from Strbske Pleso to Krivan peak.

    Krivan:
    We will take a hike up to the top of Krivan (altitude 2494 m), a peak that is a symbol of Slovak national pride. Krivan is a dominant peak of High Tatras and it can be seen from a very far distance. An interesting information about Krivan is that there were gold mines under its top in the past.

    Overnight in Poprad

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  9. Day 9 Farewell.

    Farewell and departure from Slovakia.

Basic information

from €1011 per person

Duration: 9 days

Type/style: Guided hiking and walking tour

Level of difficulty: Challenging

Languages: English, French, Deutsch

Pick up & Drop off: On your request

Skok Waterfall Furkotsky Peak Vychodna Vysoka Peak Slavkovsky Peak Levoca medieval royal town Spisky Castle Jahnaci Peak Green Lake Hut Rysy Peak Poprad Pleso Lake Hotel Strbske Pleso lake Krivan Peak

Included

- Trip transport (fuel, parking, etc.)
- Accommodation in stylish 3* hotel/pension with breakfast and dinner
- Services of professional guide throughout the tour as your private driver and an interpreter
- Information materials and maps
- mountain insurance
- Entrance tickets and fees

Excluded

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