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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.

Prices from 90 EUR
Transportation by car/minibus
English-speaking driver
Instant confirmation
English-speaking tour leader
Available everyday

Garey57  posted 2019-07-05 on TripAdvisor

A great travel agency  

AB Poland worked with me to completely customize my three days in Poland and make the most of my time. They answered all of my questions, made great suggestions and built the perfect itinerary all at reasonable enough prices. Plus, my guides Jacek in Warsaw and Kinga in Krakow were knowledgeable and friendly hosts, making conversation easy. Have nothing bad to say at all. I would highly recommend AB Poland.


  • 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 the Podhale region
  • Experiencing the culture of Tatra Highlanders

Zakopane is known as a Polish winter wonderland. Located 100 kilometers 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 the 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 the traditions of Gorals and try out the local cuisine, including the famous oscypek cheese made of salted sheep milk.

90€ per person /

4.90 69 opinions

 You will see:

Tatra Mountains

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 ]

Gubalowka Hill

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 ]

Krupowki street

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 ]

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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 ]

 Tour plan

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.



per person

 Price includes
  • 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)


driver: English-speaking

guide in Zakopane: English by default, other languages on request if available


  • FOOD 

 Tour map



StotheN  posted 2020-09-09 on TripAdvisor


I have done multiple tours with this company and found all of them to be excellent. Very good
communication and customer support. Recommended!

Robert H  posted 2020-07-04 on TripAdvisor

Top class tour operator!  

I participated in a few events organized by AB Poland Travel - Tours. They are extremely professional and trustworthy. Everything was organized perfectly. Piotr and his crew are very friendly, helpful and patient. I highly recommend this company! You will not be disappointed.

dcamargo  posted 2020-08-18 on TripAdvisor

Highly recommended  

Fair price, excellent customer support, guide had full knowledge and nice transportation. Would do a
trip with them again.

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