Highlights of the trip

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Velke Hincovo pleso - the largest and deepest mountain lake in Slovakia

Velke Hincovo pleso (1946 m EASL) has an area of 20.08 ha, the depth of 53.7 m. Its volume is 1 796 000 m3, length 740 m, width of 370 m. Average 270 days a year is covered by ice. It's glacier lake.

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Popradske pleso - situated in Mengusovska valley

Popradske pleso is 4th greatest lake in High Tatras within one hour walk from Strbske Pleso tourist resort. Next to the lake is the same named mountain hotel Popradske Pleso - starting point for hikes to the majestic rocky peaks.

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Zbojnicka hut - situated at the end of the Great Cold Valley (Velka Studena Dolina)

1960 m EASL, offers rich opportunities for easy and difficult hiking, mountaineering and ski alpinism.

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Velka Studena dolina (Great Cold Valley) - valley with the largest number of lakes in the entire Tatras

Great Cold Valley can be walked by blue marked tourist trail starting from Tatranska Lomnica resort through Prielom saddle (2 288 m EASL) to the Lysa Polana resort.

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Tery's hut - the highest located mountain chalet in the High Tatras, open all year round

2 015 m EASL, lies little above five Spisske mountain lakes at the end of Small Cold Valley. Thehut keeps symbolic watch over this valley.

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Spis castle UNESCO World Heritage - partly restored medieval castle

The Spis Castle in eastern Slovakia is one of the largest castles in Central Europe. Slovak National Museum presents various collections in its premises.

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Levoca ancient town - rich centre of commerce in the 15 century in eastern Slovakia

The town has well-preserved historic center. Church of St. James dates back to the 14th century and houses a magnificent Gothic carved and painted wooden altar, the largest one in Europe.

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Zehra church UNESCO World Heritage - Biblical stories and legends of the saints painted on the walls

Roman-Catholic Holy Spirit church in Zehra hides unique medieval wall paintings that were created gradually from 13th to 15th century.

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Hut by Green Lake - situated in a picturesque alpine scenery all around

1551 m EASL, situated on eastern bank of the mountain lake Zelene pleso (Green Lake). The chalet with its surroundings is appreciated by both, amateur and professional photographers.

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Jahnaci peak - the most northeastern peak of the High Tatras

2229 m EASL, wonderful view of the massive of Belianske Tatras and Polish side is offered from the peak.

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Krivan peak - unofficial symbol of Slovakia

2494 m EASL, have its distinctive shape recognizable from a large distance. The peak is depicted on Slovak Euro Coin.

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Cerveny Klastor - Carthusian Monastery

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

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Velicka valley - notable for Velicke lake and adjacent waterfall

Velicka valley has five mountain lakes and Sliezsky dom mountain hotel to offer. It can be walked by green marked tourist trail.

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Batizovska valley - on south side of the High Tatras

The valley is known for a waterfall and several mountain lakes and also as descending route for hikes from Gerlach peak.

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Rysy - mountain lying on the very border between Poland and Slovakia

Rysy mountain has three peaks: middle (2503 m EASL), north-western (2499 m EASL) and south-eastern (2473 m EASL). The north-western peak is the highest point of Poland; the other two peaks are on the Slovak side of the border.