Itinerary

The High Tatras National Park presents a world of rocky peaks, wild waterfalls, mountain lakes, and numerous tourist paths ideal for medium and expert-level adventurers.
The highest summit, the Gerlach peak, rises to a cloud-touching height of 2,655 m EASL.
Tatra valleys hide more than 110 glittering mountain lakes and rare endemic species: chamois and rock badgers. The High Tatras are the most sought out mountain range for alpine tourism and will awake strong experience in every visitor who will keep lifelong memories.

  1. Day 1 Arrival in Poprad, Slovakia.

    - Arrival in Poprad
    - Accommodation in a guest house
    - Short meeting with the guide

  2. Day 2 Day hike from Popradske pleso to Velke Hincovo pleso (mountain lake).

    - Breakfast
    - Car transfer to Popradske pleso railway station
    - Hiking route: Popradske pleso - Velke Hincovo pleso
    - Return to Poprad

    Popradske pleso - Velke Hincovo pleso (5 - 6 hrs):
    We will take a hike to the Velke Hincovo lake, the largest (20.08 ha) and deepest lake in the High Tatras. It lies in the upper part of the valley Mengusovska Dolina, at an altitude of 1,946 m EASL. With its appearance, it reminds a big blue eye dwelling at the bottom of the valley.

    Route: Popradske pleso train station - Popradske pleso lake - Velke Hincovo pleso - Popradske pleso train station

    Walk's details:

    Day hike from Popradske pleso to Velke Hincovo pleso (mountain lake).

  3. Day 3 Day hike from Stary Smokovec to Zamkovsky hut, Tery’s hut and Zbojnicka hut.

    - Breakfast
    - Car transfer to Stary Smokovec
    - Hiking route: Stary Smokovec - Hrebienok - Zamkovsky hut - Tery’s hut - Zbojnicka hut
    - Return to Poprad

    Stary Smokovec - Mala Studena Dolina - Velka Studena Dolina (9 - 10 hrs)
    We will hike from Mala Studena Dolina (Small Cold Valley) and Tery’s hut (2,015 m EASL) to Zbojnicka hut (1,960 m EASL) built in the Velka Studena Dolina (Great Cold Valley) and surrounded by rocky peaks. The huts provide their services during all seasons.

    Route: Stary Smokovec - Hrebienok - Zamkovsky hut - Tery’s hut - Zbojnicka hut - Stary Smokovec

    Walk's details:

    Day hike from Stary Smokovec to Zamkovsky hut, Tery’s hut and Zbojnicka hut.

  4. Day 4 UNESCO sites: Levoca town, Spis castle, and Spisska Kapitula.

    - Breakfast
    - UNESCO sites: Levoca, Spis castle, Spisska Kapitula
    - Return to Poprad

    The historic Levoca lies in the east of the Spis region. The town represents a true cultural and historic jewel among the Slovak towns compounding numerous historical architectural monuments. The dominant part of Levoca is a large rectangular square with the Roman-Catholic St James church from the 14th century, one of the most important sacral buildings in Slovakia.
    The late Gothic wooden main altar of St James with 18.6 m is the tallest of its kind in the world. It was made of lime wood in 1507 - 1517 in the workshop of Master Paul of Levoca.

    Spis Castle is the largest medieval castle in Central Europe located on a travertine rock hill. The castle hill was populated as early as the 5th century BC; it is one the most unique archaeological and historical gems of Central Europe and is under UNESCO protection.

    Spisska Kapitula is sometimes also referred to as the Slovak Vatican. Church life not only in Spisska Kapitula (Spis Chapter) was organized from here by the bishops, provosts, and canonists.
    The most important building of Spisska Kapitula is the Late-Romanesque St Martin cathedral from the 13th century.

  5. Day 5 Day hike to Chata pri Zelenom plese (hut by the Green lake) and to Jahnaci peak.

    - Breakfast
    - Car transfer to Biela Voda, Tatranska Lomnica
    - Hiking route: Biela Voda - Zelene pleso hut - Jahnaci peak
    - Return to Poprad

    Biela Voda - Jahnaci peak (8 - 9 hrs)
    We will visit Zelene pleso hut (1,554 m EASL) in the valley of Zelene Pleso (Green Lake). The hut stands above the lake, which is unusually green in color and surrounded by magnificent High Tatras peaks. We will ascend to the top of Jahnaci peak (2,220 m EASL). This peak is the best viewpoint in the Eastern part of the High Tatras. We will be crossing challenging hiking terrain with the help of chains and steps mounted to the cliffs.

    Route: Biela Voda - Zelene pleso - Jahnaci peak - Biela Voda

    Walk's details:

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

  6. Day 6 Day hike from Strbske Pleso to Krivan peak.

    - Breakfast
    - Car transfer to Strbske Pleso
    - Hiking route: Strbske Pleso - Krivan peak
    - Return to Poprad

    Strbske Pleso - Krivan (8 hrs)
    We will take a hike up to the top of Krivan peak (2,494 m EASL); it is a peak that is a symbol of Slovak national pride. Krivan is a dominant peak of the High Tatras, and it's visible from a very far distance.

    Route: Strbske Pleso - Krivan - Strbske pleso

    Walk's details:

    Day hike from Strbske Pleso to Krivan peak.

  7. Day 7 Pieniny National Park: rafting on wooden rafts on Dunajec river, visit to Cerveny Klastor monastery museum.

    - Breakfast
    - Car transfer to Pieniny National Park
    - Rafting down Dunajec river
    - Cerveny Klastor monastery
    - Return to Poprad

    Pieniny National Park is famous for its natural beauty, especially the Dunajec River gorge - popular rafting and hiking location. It lies in the Pieniny Mountains on the north-eastern border with Poland.

    Cerveny Klastor monastery presents a unique cultural and historical relic set located in the pleasant natural environment of Pieniny under the majestic mountain Tri koruny. Nowadays, it serves as a museum.

    Option: the Lubovna Castle, built at the turn of the 13th and 14th centuries. An open-air museum in the area at the foot of the castle hill presents an independent museum exhibition. It consists of a set of folk buildings that form a picturesque settlement around the castle.

  8. Day 8 Day hike to Batizovske lake and Velicke lake.

    - Breakfast
    - Car transfer to Vysne Hagy village
    - Hiking route: Vysne Hagy - Batizovske pleso - Velicke pleso - Tatranska Polianka
    - Return to Poprad

    Batizovska Valley - Velicka Valley (5 hrs)
    We will take a hike through Batizovska Valley and Velicka Valley with two beautiful glacial lakes and views of surrounding peaks. We will finish the day hike at the Sliezsky Dom mountain hotel (Silesian House).

    Route: Vysne Hagy - Batizovske pleso - Velicke pleso - Tatranska Polianka

    Walk's details:

    Day hike to Batizovske lake and Velicke lake.

  9. Day 9 Day hike from Popradske pleso to Rysy peak.

    - Breakfast
    - Car transfer to Popradske pleso railway station
    - Hiking route: Popradske pleso - Rysy peak - Popradske pleso
    - Return to Poprad

    Popradske pleso lake - 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

    Walk's details:

    Day hike from Popradske pleso to Rysy peak.

  10. Day 10 Farewell.

    - Breakfast
    - End of the tour

Overview

from €1311 per person

date_range10 days

today15 June - 31 October

Hiking and walking tour

Moderate / challenging

languageEnglish, French, Deutsch

flagPick up/drop off on your request

Book this Tour
Poprad Pleso Lake Hotel Big Hincovo Lake Zbojnicka chata Tery hut Velka Studena Dolina Levoca medieval royal town Zehra church UNESCO World Heritahe Spisky Castle Jahnaci Peak Green Lake Hut Krivan Peak Cerveny Klastor Monastery Velicka Valley Batizovska Valley Rysy Peak

Included

  • Accommodation for 9 nights in stylish guest house in Poprad
  • Breakfast
  • Trip transport (fuel, parking, etc.)
  • Services of private guide for 8 days
  • Mountain rescue insurance for 8 days

Excluded

  • Meals (except for breakfast)
  • Admission fees (estimated cost 30 EUR/ person)
  • 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.