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  3. Zakopane
  4. Tatra Mountains

From Krakow: Zakopane, Tatras and Spa- Complete Private Tour

Product ID: 161013
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Visit the old highlander village of Chocholow, discover local life in Zakopane, take a ride in a funicular railway up to the peak of Gubalowka Mountain and finally, relax in a spa (thermal pools).
About this activity
Duration 10 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Wheelchair accessible

Pick-up service

Pick-up from your chosen location in Krakow.
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy visiting Chocholow village and its museum
  • Experience a funicular railway to Gubalowka Mountain
  • Relax during 2.5-hour bath in the thermal pools (Spa)
  • Have a private car and driver at your disposal
  • See beautiful panoramic views of the Tatra Mountains
Full description
Tatras are the most popular tourist mountains with the highest point in Poland, Rysy at 2499 meters (8200 feet). They also form a natural border between the country and Republic of Slovakia. The Tatra Mountains area are protected by law under the establishment of the Tatra National Park, which entered in UNESCO’s World Network of Biosphere Reserves. You will start in Krakow, where the driver will pick you up from your hotel. The first stop after a 1.5-hour drive will be Chocholow which lies 17 kilometers (11 miles) east of Zakopane. This small town is located around one street, and shows probably the most complete survival of an old Goral village. Stop for a short walk among the beautiful old houses, and also you will visit one of them. You will see an old interior from the 19th century. By request, you will also be able to stop at number 28, where a talented local wood sculptor lives, and you will be able to buy handmade sculptures and souvenirs there.

Your next stop, Zakopane, is located at the foothills of Tatras, a half-hour drive from Chocholow. There, you will see a local life of the winter capital of Poland and taste traditional snacks, for example Oscypek – a local smoked cheese made of sheep milk. Next for lunch, you will be taken back to city center for some free time (approximately 1 hour). You will be able to taste the best local dishes and buy souvenirs from local booths. Zakopane is also full of beautiful views. The best lookout point of the surrounding region is at Gubalowka Mountain, 1126 meters (3694 feet). You will get there by cable railway and be shown a panoramic view of Zakopane and Tatras. That will be a perfect place to take some photos.

Finally, you will be taken for a 2.5-hour rest in Bukowina Thermas. Relax in the hot pools filled with the thermal water extracted from 2400 meters (8100 feet) below the earth’s surface on the northwestern hill of the Wysoki Wierch Mountain. 

Includes
  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off
  • English-speaking driver
  • Private car
  • Professional tour leader
  • Road & parking fees
  • All tickets
  • Visiting Chocholow village
  • Gubalowka Cable Railway ride
  • 2.5-hour bathing in Bukowina Thermas
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Strongly recommended to bring warm, waterproof clothing, comfortable shoes, bathing/swim suit, towel, and flip-flops
• If you don’t have some of these items – you will be able to buy everything in a shop located at the pools