Zakopane is a small town at the foot of the Tatra Mountains, a center of Goral (Polish highlanders) culture and informally known as “the Polish winter capital”. Tatra National Park is the most frequently visited national park in Poland. From the popular Gubalowka Hill you will get to see the beautiful panorama of the High Tatra Mountains.
- Funicular railway to Gubalowka Hill with the best panorama of the Tatras
- Largest Ski Jump in Poland – “Wielka Krokiew”
- Krupowki – Zakopane’s main shopping street
- Time for shopping and tasting “oscypek” – the regional smoked cheese
- Seeing the best examples of the traditional wooden architecture of Podhale region
- Experiencing the culture of Tatra Highlanders
Zakopane is known as Polish winter wonderland. Located 100 kilometres south of Krakow, just at the foothill of Poland’s highest mountains, Zakopane is the ultimate one-day tour destination for people who want to experience the beauty of natural mountainous landscape. The town offers a perfect blend of outdoorsy fun, beautiful scenery and long-lasting traditions of Polish Highlanders’ rich culture. During the tour you will see Zakopane’s main sights, admire the breathtaking panorama of the High Tatras from the best viewing point, familiarize yourself with traditions of Gorals and try out local cuisine, including the famous oscypek cheese made of salted sheep milk.
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You will see:
Tatra mountains – the highest mountain range of Carpathians. Tatra National Park is the most frequently visited national park in ... [ read more ]
Wielka Krokiew Ski Jump
Zakopane is considered one of Poland’s main centres of winter sports. Many skiing slopes attract ski-lovers from all over the country.... [ read more ]
In Zakopane you must take a ride by the funicular railway to the top of Gubalowka Hill(1,126 m). From the high altitude,... [ read more ]
On Krupowki, Zakopane’s most famous street, you will find local shops and stalls with products from the mountainous Podhale regio... [ read more ]
Cemetery in Peksowy Brzyzek
The oldest cemetery in Zakopane where many important local figures (poets, writers, painters) were buried.... [ read more ]
Wooden Church at Jaszczurówka
Picturesquely situated, the wooden chapel is a pearl of the Polish highland architecture.... [ read more ]
Chocholow wooden village
The region of Podhale, including Zakopane is known for its characteristic wooden building style, which differentiates it from the rest of Po... [ read more ]
This tour starts in Krakow. You will be picked up in the morning by our English-speaking driver from your hotel or the designated meeting point (see FAQ section below). First, you will have 2-hour guided tour in Zakopane. Then, you will have around 3 hours of free time. You will come back to Krakow in the evening. The entire tour will last 8-10 hours.
- Group transportation by minibus/bus
- Pick up from your hotel or the designated meeting point in the Old Town (see FAQ section below)
- Group guided tour in Zakopane in English (or other language if requested in advance)
- Admission fee to Gubalowka funicular railway (return ticket)
guide in Zakopane: English by default, other languages on request if available
Frequently asked questions
- PRICING and BOOKING
How to book the tour?
The best way is to book it via our website. If you cannot do it for some reason, please send us an e-mail and we will contact you shortly. Paid bookings via our website have priority over the phone/email reservations. You can also call us at +48 604 704 685.
Do I need to pay full amount in advance?
Yes, in order to confirm the tour we ask you to pay full amount upfront.
Private or shared transportation
This tour is organized as a group option by default. If you wish to have private transportation, please contact us for more details.
What entry fees are included in the price?
The price of the tour includes funicular railway ticket to the Gubalowka Hill (return ticket).
What kind of payment method do you accept?
Our preferred payment method is credit/debit card or Paypal via our website.
What is the cancellation policy?
No refund will be provided for cancellations made less than 6 days in advance, or in case of no-show.
A cancellation fee of 30% applies for cancellations made 6 or more days in advance.
What is the size of the group departing from Krakow?
The size of the group can be up to 30 passengers. If you wish to have private transportation, please contact us for more details.
Will I be picked up from my hotel?
Most of the times pick up from your hotel is possible. If not, we designate the most convenient meeting point. Exemplary meeting points: Main Railway Station, Matejki Square, Radisson Blu hotel, Sheraton Grand hotel.
Is it possible to do the tour alone?
Yes, if you want to be the only one person in the car, please contact us for more details.
Is this tour appropriate for children?
Yes, this tour is appropriate for children of all ages.
When will I know the pick-up time and the exact schedule?
We will confirm the exact pick up time one day before the tour by e-mail. Your pick up can be between 6:00 and 8:30AM.
How long is the road trip?
The travel from Krakow to Zakopane takes around 2 hours.
How long is the visit in Zakopane?
The Zakopane tour takes around 9 hours in total. The guided tour takes 2 hours. Afterwards, you will have 3 hours of free time.
Do you provide breakfast, lunch and dinner?
No. We do not provide them. We recommend having breakfast before the tour.
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