Hiking tour in Tatra Mountains and Slovak Karst

Self Guided Walking
Departure: from 01-05-2021 to 30-09-2021
Status: Open for booking
Price: 615 €
Duration: 7 days
For bookings or questions, contact us at +45 89 88 36 84 or info@solowalks.com

 Slovenský Raj (Slovak Paradise) is a tourist region in the eastern part of Slovakia, famous all over Europe, which has been a national park since 1988. It is a plateau with an average height of 800-1000 m, densely lined with steep, picturesque canyons and steams. You will have a chance to see main attraction there – Dobsinska Ice Cave. From there you move north up to Slovakian Tatras with its multitude of trails, beautiful flora and fauna and Tatra lakes (around 160).

Tour highlights:
♦ Krakow
♦ Dobsinska Ice Cave
♦ Slovakian Tatra Mountains
♦ Karst landscape in Slovensky Raj


Itinerary: 

Day 1: Hrabusice
Arrival to Krakow. Transfer to Hrabusice, Slovakia, village near Slovensky Raj National Park. Overnight in Hrabusice

Optional afternoon walk: 9 km, + 355m / - 355m

Day 2: Dobsinka Ice Cave
Walk to village Stratena along Hornad river and Klastorisko. Afternoon visit to Dobsinska Ice Cave, one of the most valuable ice caves in the world.Overnight in Stratena.

Distance: 13 km , 6-9 hours hike, + 680 m / - 670 m 

Day 3: Strbske Pleso
Transfer to Strbske Pleso. Chairlift to Chata Pod Soliskem an old mountain shelter. Walk to Predne Solisko peak (2093 m) with picturesque view to nearby peaks. Overnight in Strbske Pleso.

Distance: 6 km , 2-4 hours hike, + 290m / - 750 m 

Day 4: Mlynicka and Furkotska valleys
Hike along Mlynicka valley - a beautiful walk ended with the view of one of the prettiest Tatra waterfalls, a great place to relax. Walk to Furkotska valley, relax by Furkotny lake.Overnight in Strbske Pleso.

Distance: 14 km , 5-7 hours hike, + 1035 m / - 1035m

Day 5: Stary Smokovec
Walk through Ostrva peak to Stary Smokovec.Ostrva is the peak in Mieguszowiecka Valley on the Popradzki Pond. In terms of trekking, it is not a great challenge, however, it offers excellent
views to High Tatras.Overnight in Stary Smokovec.

Distance: 19 km, 6-9 hours hike , +930 m / - 1290 m 

Day 6: Krakow
Transfer to Krakow. In the afternoon you will have a chance for individual sightseeing which shall including Krakow Old Town, Royal Castle Hill, Jewish Quarter.Overnight in Krakow

Day 7: Return home
Morning transfer to the Krakow airport . End of services. 


Price Includes:
Accommodation with breakfast in hotels (4 nights) and pensions (2 nights)
Detailed travel notes
Maps
GPX files and route files for mobile GPS apps
Private car transport according to itinerary
Luggage transport between hotels
Introductory meeting with a representative at the beginning of the trip
24h emergency phone in English

Not Included:
Meals and drinks not mentioned
International flights
Travel insurance
Personal expenses
Anything not specifically mentioned as included,

Extra Services:
Airport transfer 40 EUR Net p/transfer up to 4pax
Guided visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau museum before or after the tour 65 EUR
Guided visit to UNESCO Wieliczka Salt Mine near Krakow before or after the tour – 65 EUR
Extra nights -on request