Off The Beaten Track Hiking in Tatras and Slovak Paradise

Join us for the off-the-beaten-track adventure in the Tatra mountains and visit the most beautiful places over the weekend.

Duration
3 Days
Style
Guided
Type
Hiking
Difficulty
Moderate
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What is included in this tour?

  • 3 days of guided hiking in the High Tatras
  • 3 nights of accommodation in a 3* hotel in a single room
  • Professional, English-speaking, local guide
  • All breakfasts and dinners
  • Ground transfers
  • 2,5 hrs entry fee to thermal pools
  • Rental mountain bike
  • Travel costs to/from Poprad
  • Lunches
  • Travel insurance covering hiking activities
  • E-bike for surcharge of 10 EUR

Itinerary

Tour Plan

Day 1

Arrival

We will meet in Poprad at the train station on the first day at 20:00 and will drive you to your hotel to in Stary Smokovec.

We will review the weekend’s plan after your check-in during dinner.

Day 2

Hike & Bike to Lake Temnosmrecianske

Today you’ll  hike and bike to Lake Temnosmrecianske – one of the least visited and most peaceful places in Slovakia. First, you’ll cycle for 10km along flat gravel track into the Koprova valley, next you’ll visit the highest waterfall in the country and then hike through the forest to the lake.

It’s a hard place to get to but well worth the effort. If cycling isn’t your thing, e-bikes are available for a small extra fee, just let us know what you prefer.

Hiking: 5 hrs, 10,4 km long, 500m ascent and descent

Biking: 2 hrs, 10 km long, 300m ascent and descent

After the hike we can possibly stop in famous Lake Strbske, if there will be enough time.

 

Day 3

Hike “Fireplace” Gorge in the Slovak Paradise

You´ll visit a different narional park today – the Slovak Paradise and Piecky gorge. The name means “fireplace” and refers to the amazing rock formations in the canyon.

Ladders to climb await you, including some horizontal ones that take you over green and blue pools of water, and others that climb alongside multi-story waterfalls.

In the late afternoon you’ll head to local thermal pools for several hours of relaxation.

500m ascent, 13km distance, 6 hours of walking

Day 4

Village with hobbit-like cellars

After breakfast you’ll pack up and head to village of Liptovska Teplicka, famous for hobbit-like cellars. You will ascent to vast meadows above the village with amazing panorama view of the Tatra mountains for a lunch.

We will show you charming cellars after hike and head back to the car for your transfer to Poprad. We will be back at the train station at 15:00. Return home with stories and photos to share with your friends.

6 km of walking, 200 m of ascent

Day 5

NOTE

This itinerary and the duration of the activities are subject to change due to group abilities and preferences, weather conditions and forecasts, special events, etc.

Quality of accommodation

Single room

Prices & dates

Frequently asked questions

  • We will meet on the first day at train station in Poprad at 20:00. You will receive details of meeting point later.

  • We recommend you to take a train IC45 from Wien Hbf at 14:42 with arrival to Poprad at 19:36. It´s direct train. You can buy the ticket in advance at https://www.zssk.sk/en/

  • Take a train Ex143 Ostravan from Prague to Zilina at 12:23 with arrival to Zilina at 17:33. Change for a train IC45 in Zilina at 17:55 to Poprad with arrival at 19:35.

  • At 20:00.

  • We will drop you off back at the train station in Poprad at 15:00.

  • The basics are: Sturdy, broken-in hiking shoes or boots; Rain/windproof jacket; Lightweight, breathable hiking shirts, shorts and trousers; Warm jacket or sweater; Water bottle; Small rucksack for carrying personal items; Swimsuit; Sun protection (hat, sunglasses and sunblock);

  • Sure you can. Majority of our travellers are solo travellers.

  • You need a good level of fitness as we will be walking 10-15 km a day with 800m of elevation gain.

Testimonials

Our customers love what we do

Amazing trip to Slovakia and the paradise national Park. Martin our guide was awesome, humble, friendly and good fun. Highly recommend this company and trip..i would 100% do it all again. Thanks Martin

Daniel

Martin is absolutely superb from start to finish. He makes the whole trip run completely seamlessly and flexes his approach based on the group’s ability. Three days of trekking across different areas within the High Tatras. Each trek has super views and are challenging in their own way.

Andrew

Great trip with Slovakation hiking around the Tatras Mountains. We did 3 hikes up to different lakes and stopped at a mountain hut for food each time. The views were incredible and our guide Tomas was so knowledgeable on the landscape and history and culture of Slovakia. Would highly recommend!

Georgie

Just had 5 excellent days travelling in western and central Slovakia with Slovakation, Martin and Tomas are great - very friendly and knowledgable! Highly recommended!

Marisa

Had an amazing trip in beautiful Slovakia with a great group and the best guides! Thank you Martin, Patric and Philip for your humor, your patience and your love of nature 😍 I highly recommend!

Yafit

Thanks Martin and Patrik for amazing hiking experience and very well organised trip.

Saurabh

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