Day trip

From Krakow: Zakopane and Polish Mountains with Hotel Pickup

4.5 / 5

20 reviews

Activity provider: Cracow Top Tour

From Krakow: Zakopane and Polish Mountains with Hotel Pickup

Activity provider: Cracow Top Tour
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From US$ 65.64 per person

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Discover Zakopane and the Tatras Mountains on a shared or private day trip from Krakow. Enjoy the scenic views from a cable car, taste smoked sheep's cheese, and see traditional wooden houses.

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Duration 9 - 10 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
Pickup is available from any location in Krakow. Please wait for your driver 10 minutes before the scheduled pickup time.
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Zakopane and the Polish Mountains
  • Stroll down Krupówki Street and shop at the local stores
  • Take the funicular up Gubałówka Hill and admire the views from the top
  • Discover the village of Chochołów
  • Taste traditional smoked cheese
Full description
Escape the city and spend a day exploring the Polish countryside in the comfort of a private vehicle. See traditional wooden houses, view the Tatras mountain range from the top of Gubałówka Hill, and taste traditional smoked sheep-milk cheese. Begin your tour with a pickup from a location of your choosing in Krakow. Hop onboard an air-conditioned vehicle and head towards one of the most picturesque locations in Poland, Zakopane and the Tatras Mountains. Once in Zakopane, head straight to Krupówki Street located in the center of town. Explore the many boutiques, restaurants, and curio shops that line this pedestrian-only street. At the end of Krupówki Street, you'll find your next stop on the tour, the station for the Gubałówka Hill funicular. Hop onto one of the cable cars and enjoy fantastic views of Zakopane and the surrounding mountains as you make your way up Gubałówka Hill. Once at the top, marvel at the breathtaking views of the Polish Tatras Mountains. Make the most of this fantastic location and enjoy a glass of mulled wine or a refreshing drink while taking in the views. Visit the Jaszczurówka Chapel, a wooden building located on the outskirts of Zakopane, and see Wielka Krokiew, the biggest and most famous ski jumping hill in Poland. The final stop on your tour is the village of Chochołów. Admire the unusual architectural style of the famous wooden houses and see the Bacówkach, the traditional houses where Oscypek or smoked cheese is produced. Learn how this local specialty is made and sample various types to discover the different flavors created by the level of smoking.
Includes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Helpful and knowledgeable driver
  • Ticket for the Gubałówka Hill funicular
  • Smoked cheese tasting
  • Lunch and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

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  • Child seat available on request
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 /5

based on 20 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5

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This trip was absolutely amazing! We had a great time and I loved the mixture of the guided tour and free time. I do wish I would have added the Hot Springs, but I didn’t bring my swimsuit. I was traveling alone but the guide and other travelers were very friendly, and I didn’t feel alone at all. Highly recommend!

July 11, 2022

This tour exceeded my expectations. Good communication from the company. They update us about the pick up time, as we were the last. Few different stops on the way, cheese tasting and wooden town. Beautiful view on the top. 3 hours free time to enjoy. It felt differently in this place, peaceful. Prices are very affordable even though it’s a touristic place. On the market nobody force to buy anything (not like other touristic places). We really enjoyed our day. And we definitely recommend this tour.

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June 20, 2022

I went on the trip to Zakepane, a hidden gem of Poland. The trip was so organised. Our driver Gregor was fantastic! Always happy to answer questions and was very helpful. We were picked up on time and taken to Zakepane from Krakow. All the arrabgments for the cable car up the mountain were organised. I really do recommend this trip, i saw some fantastic views. Whilst also learning more about Polish culture.

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May 21, 2022

Product ID: 381719