Highlights of the trip

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Skok waterfall - glacial waterfall falling from rocky point

Situated in Mlinicka valley, approximately 10 m high waterfall is created by Mlynica brook.

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Furkotsky peak - situated near the crossing of Mlynicka and Furkotska Valley in Bystre saddle

2405 m EASL, widely visited peak lies approximately 35 meters above marked trail in Bystre saddle.

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Zamkovsky hut - situated on tourist trail between Hrebienok resort and Skalnate Lake

1475 m EASL, founded by climber and mountain guide Stefan Zamkovsky in 1942 - 1943 as his residence. Today, supplies are still transported traditionally to the chalet by carriers.

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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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Unique High Tatra fauna - 115 species of birds, 42 mammals, 8 reptiles, and 3 amphibians

Notable ice age relicts are Branchinecta paludosa, Three-toed Woodpecker, Ring Ouzel, Spotted Nutcracker, and others.Mammals are represented by, for example, the European Brown Bear, Alpine Marmot, and the Tatra chamois.

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Unique High Tatra flora - almost half of the park covered with forests, mainly spruce and fir

About 1,300 species of vascular plants grow in the park, of which 37 are endemic to the Tatras (Erysimum wahlenbergii, Cochlearia tatrae), 41 are endemic to the Western Carpathians.

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Tatra National Park (TANAP) - diverse flora and fauna with many endemic species

Tatra National Park (abbr. TANAP) is situated in North of Central Slovakia in the High Tatras. The National Park covers an area of 738 km2. The park offers 600 km of hiking trails and several ski resorts.

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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 hut with its surroundings is appreciated by both, amateur and professional photographers.

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Plesnivec hut - the only inhabited object in the Belianske Tatras

1290 m EASL, former 18th century shed of a man from Austria who was trying to find gold there. After it was rebuilt in 1938, it obtained its current design.

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Strbske Pleso - ski, tourist, and health resort next to glacial mountain lake in High Tatras

Strbske Pleso village comprises several hotels and residential buildings. With extensive parking facilities and a stop on the Tatra trolley and rack railway, it is a starting point for popular hikes including the peaks Krivan and Rysy.