Itinerary

The Tatra Mountains National Park (TANAP) is the largest and the oldest protected area in Slovakia, founded in 1949. The national park contains more than 100 alpine lakes and several waterfalls.
The largest and deepest lake of the High Tatras is Velke Hincovo pleso. The most frequently visited are Strbske pleso and Popradske pleso.

This multi day hike is suitable for those who desire to explore this unique park from an authentic view. We recommend this tour to everyone who has at least some hiking experiences in the mountains.
You will walk up to beautiful valleys, saddles, and mountain meadows. The mountain panorama offers an astonishing view of peaks, lakes, and waterfalls with beautiful colors during sunrises and sunsets.

The tour can extend to 9 and more days.

We recommend that you consider our guided multi day hikes guided trekking hut to hut tours as another opportunity to explore the High Tatras Mountains.

  1. Day 1 Arrival in Poprad, Slovakia.

    - Arrival in Poprad
    - Accommodation at a stylish guest house
    - Meeting with our representative who will provide all necessary information and give you maps

  2. Day 2 Hike from Tatranska Kotlina to Zelene pleso (Hut by the Green Lake).

    - Breakfast
    - Bus transfer to Tatranska Kotlina
    - Hiking route: Tatranska Kotlina - Biele pleso - Zelene pleso hut
    - Dinner

    *You can leave unnecessary luggage in the guest house in Poprad. You will spend your last night there as well.

    Tatranska Kotlina - Zelene pleso hut (4 - 5 hrs)
    From Tatranska Kotlina bus stop via Plesnivec hut you walk to Biele Lake to Zelene pleso hut. The imposing panorama makes this valley one of the most beautiful ones in the High Tatra. You will be amazed by Maly Kezmarsky peak and Jastrabia veza (Hawk Tower) peak.

    Route: Tatranska Kotlina - Plesnivec hut - Velke Biele Lake - Zelene Lake

    Walk's details:

    Hike from Tatranska Kotlina to Zelene pleso (Hut by the Green Lake).

  3. Day 3 Hike from Zelene pleso to Zamkovsky hut.

    - Breakfast
    - Hiking route: Zelene pleso - Skalnate pleso - Zamkovsky hut
    - Dinner

    Zelene pleso - Zamkovsky hut (4 hrs)
    From Zelene Pleso hut you will climb up the top of Velka Svistovka. From there, easy walk to Skalnate pleso and then to Zamkovsky hut.

    Route: Zelene Pleso hut - (20 meters of chains!) Velka Svistovka - Skalnate pleso - Zamkovsky hut

    Walk's details:

    Hike from Zelene pleso to Zamkovsky hut.

  4. Day 4 Hike from Zamkovsky hut to Zbojnicka hut.

    - Breakfast
    - Hiking route: Zamkovsky hut - Zbojnicka hut
    - Dinner

    Zamkovsky hut - Zbojnicka hut (6 - 7 hrs)
    Today you walk up to Tery's hut (2,015 m EASL). You will cross the Priecne sedlo (Transverse Saddle; 2,352 m EASL) before you reach Zbojnicka chata (Robber's hut; 1,960 m EASL). Zbojnicka hut was renovated in 2000 and is open for the whole year.

    Route: Zamkovsky hut - Tery's hut - Priecne saddle - Zbojnicka hut

    Walk's details:

    Hike from Zamkovsky hut to Zbojnicka hut.

  5. Day 5 Hike from Zbojnicka hut to Popradske pleso.

    - Breakfast
    - Hiking route: Zbojnicka hut - Sliezsky dom mountain hotel - Popradske pleso
    - Dinner

    Zbojnicka hut - Popradske pleso (7 hrs)
    The route leads up through Prielom saddle (2,288 m EASL) to Polish Ridge (2,200 m EASL). From there, you reach the Vychodna Vysoka peak (2,429 m EASL). The trail continues to Batizovske pleso (1,879 m EASL). Enjoy the view of the Gerlach peak and other surrounding peaks.

    Route: Zbojnicka hut - Prielom saddle - Vychodna Vysoka peak - Sliezsky dom - Batizovske pleso - Ostrva peak - Popradske pleso

    Optional route: Popradske pleso - The symbolic cemetery and back (1 additional hour, easy)

    Note: Majlathova hut at Popradske pleso has limited accommodation capacity. In case the hut is fully occupied, we provide accommodation in Strbske Pleso, requiring additional 45 minutes of easy descent.

    Walk's details:

    Hike from Zbojnicka hut to Popradske pleso.

  6. Day 6 Hike from Popradske pleso to Rysy peak and back.

    - Breakfast
    - Hiking route: Popradske pleso - Rysy peak - Popradske pleso
    - Dinner

    Popradske pleso - Rysy - Popradske pleso (7 hrs)
    You start in Chata pod Rysmi direction (Hut under Rysy peak; 2,250 m EASL), the highest located mountain hut in the High Tatras. You continue to Rysy peak (2,499 m EASL), located directly at the Polish border and often shrouded by fog. Nevertheless, the breathtaking view of the surrounding panorama is unforgettable.

    Route: Popradske pleso - Hut under Rysy peak - Rysy peak - Popradske pleso

    Optional route: Koprovsky peak (3 hours, moderate)

    Walk's details:

    Hike from Popradske pleso to Rysy peak and back.

  7. Day 7 Hike from Popradske pleso to Strbske Pleso village. Train/Bus to Poprad town.

    - Breakfast
    - Hiking route: Popradske pleso - Strbske pleso - Skok waterfall - Strbske Pleso village
    - Train/Bus to Poprad
    - Accommodation at a stylish guest house

    Popradske pleso - Strbske Pleso resort (7 hrs)
    Strbske pleso is the most popular and most visited mountain lake in the High Tatras. Enjoy walking to Skok waterfall before you hike through Bystre saddle (2,300 m EASL) to Furkotska valley and back to Strbske Pleso village.

    Route: Popradske pleso - Strbske pleso - Skok waterfall - Bystre saddle - Strbske Pleso village

    Optional route: Solisko hut (1 hour, easy)

    Walk's details:

    Hike from Popradske pleso to Strbske Pleso village. Train/Bus to Poprad town.

  8. Day 8 Fawerell.

    - Breakfast
    - End of the tour

Overview

from €584 per person

date_range8 days

today15 June - 31 October, 2023

Self-guided trekking hut-to-hut tour

Challenging

languageEnglish, French, Deutsch

flagPick up/drop off on your request

We recommend early booking of the tour, because capacities in the mountain huts are limited and very demanded. We check for availability immediately upon your request and will send you confirmation as soon as possible (usually withing 3 working days).

Book this Tour
Velke Biele Pleso Green Lake Hut Velka Svistovka Zamkovskeho chata Tery hut Zbojnicka chata Ostrva Peak Vychodna Vysoka Peak Poprad Pleso Lake Hotel Rysy Peak Strbske Pleso lake Skok Waterfall

Included

  • Accommodation for 7 nights:
    - 2 nights in stylish guest house in Poprad including breakfast
    - 5 nights at mountain huts in dormitory rooms including half board (breakfast and dinner)
  • Meeting with our representative on arrival day
  • Information materials and maps
  • Mountain rescue insurance for 6 days
  • Timetable of trains and buses around the High Tatras

Excluded

  • Lunch
  • Airport transfers on arrival and departure day (can be arranged for an extra fee).
    It is required to book the transfers at least two weeks in advance.
  • Public transport