Tour: High Tatras mountains one day break

High Tatras

This tour is designated for everyone, who wants to visit the the High Tatras Mountains the most magnificent mountain range in Slovakia and central Europe.

The oldest of Slovak protected areas, the High Tatras National Park in the north of Slovakia, covers the high-mountain area of the Tatras mountains and it is the unique protected area of flora and fauna among the tallest European high mountains situated north of the Alps – Carpathian range.

The High Tatras national park contains mountain and high-mountain plants such as dwarf pine, pine woods and a wonderful flora. Rare animal species such as the eagle, bear, or marmot live here as well. The chamois is the symbol of Tatras. It is one of the most precious species, as it developed in isolation since the glacial age. This is the reason why it differs from its relatives living in the Alps or Apennines. Its protection is extremely strict because only 1000 animals survive at present.

The highest mountain of Slovakia is one of the peaks of the High Tatras - Gerlachovský peak (2,655 metres above sea level). Symbol of the country though is the mountain Kriváň peak. The High Tatras national park contains more than 100 alpine lakes and several waterfalls. The biggest and deepest lake of the Tatras is the Veľké Hincovo pleso, while the one situated highest is the lake Modré pleso (2,192 metres above sea level). The most visited lakes are the Štrbské pleso and Popradské pleso.

During your trip you will have oportunity to visit:

- Tatranska Lomnica
- Strbske pleso glacial lake

Meeting point: Banska Bystrica town, pick up from other places on request (surroundings of Banska Bystrica) for extra charge.

Duration: 10 hours

Level: Easy

Price: on request

Included: Trip transport by private car, services of a private English speaking guide for the entire trip who is your interpreter and driver.

Excluded: Meals, drinks, admission fees (optional: ticket to Lomnicky peak)

Availability: May-October

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