Highlights of the trip

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Kralova hola - the highest mountain of the eastern part of the Low Tatras

1946 m EASL, one of informal Slovak national symbols. Four rivers rise at its foot: Cierny Vah, Hnilec, Hornad, and Hron. The summit, accessible by hiking trails as well as by a paved road, offers a panoramic view of the High Tatras.

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Low Tatras National Park - the largest natural park in Slovakia with well preserved ecosystems

Situated in Central Slovakia. The park and its buffer zone cover the whole Low Tatras mountain range between the Vah River and the Hron River valleys. It offers excellent conditions for sport activities throughout the whole year.

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Velka Vapenica - nicely shaped hill in the Low Tatras

1691 m EASL, located between Kralova hola hill and Certovica saddle offering beautiful round views.

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Chalet of General M.R.Stefanik - chalet under the southern slope of Dumbier peak in Low Tatras

It is one of several true mountain chalets situated on the tourist trail called mountain road of Heroes of the Slovak National Uprising driving from Kralova hola mountain to Donovaly village in length of 100 km.

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Dumbier peak - the highest mountain in the Low Tatras

2043 m EASL, protected part of Low Tatra National Park.

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Derese peak - third highest peak of the Low Tatras

Derese peak (2004 EASL) is located on the way between the highest mountains of the range, Dumbier and Chopok on the east, and Chabenec on the west. Derese is a popular destination among alpine skiers despite a high risk of avalanches.

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Chopok peak - the second highest peak of the Low Tatras

2024 m EASL, offers a panoramatic view of the High Tatras. Chopok is situated on the E8 European walking route.

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Velka Chochula - in Prasiva massif, the most visible alpine part of the Low Tatras

1753 m EASL, the highest peak of western part of the Low Tatras with mountain meadows on the very top.

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Donovaly - small village, centre of winter and summer sports in Central Slovakia

Situated in an important pass connecting towns Banska Bystrica and Ruzomberok. It is a part of Low Tatras National Park, and it hosts popular ski resort in Slovakia. It is also renowned for dogsled racing.