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From Krakow: Zakopane and Thermal Springs Private Tour

1. From Krakow: Zakopane and Thermal Springs Private Tour

Your tour will begin when you are picked up from your hotel or another pre-determined place in Krakow then you will travel for approximately 2-hours to Zakopane. You will then visit the town. Your driver will show you the central point of the town which is Krupówki Street. This street is the town market square and is full of tourists looking for souvenirs, trying local cuisine, admiring the style of architecture, clothing, and music specific to this region of Poland.  At the end of the main street is the cable station As part of the tour you will be able to use the cable car, which will take you to the top of the Gubałówka Mountain where will be a beautiful view on the Polish Tatra Mountains. Every year in Zakopane, the World Ski Jumping Competition is organized, and as part of the trip, you will be able to see this place. In the town of Zakopane will be a break for lunch and self sightseeing. After you finish exploring your driver will transport you to the hot springs in Bukovina Therm. You will spend there about 2 hours enjoying the health effects of thermal waters and you will be able to relax after all day of sightseeing. As part of the visit to hot springs, all pools and attractions are accessible to adults and children, as well as the sauna area (+18 non-textile) to which only adults have access. Later, you will return to Krakow to finish your tour.

From Kraków: Tatra Mountains & Zakopane Tour Packages

2. From Kraków: Tatra Mountains & Zakopane Tour Packages

Start your day with pickup from an English-speaking driver in a comfortable, air-conditioned car and head of to see beautiful Zakopane. Choose from four different tour packages and see the sights you are most looking forward to.   Package I - Tatra National Park. Hike along the Valley of Five Lakes to Morskie Oko Lake for breathtaking views. The route to Morskie Oko is an approximately 2-hour walk through an easy tourist trail, followed by 5 hours of free time in the National Park. On the way back, your driver will show you Chochołów, a still inhabited medieval village. If you wish, you can extend this option with spare time in the center of Zakopane or spend up to three hours in the thermal baths.  Package II - Cable car to Kasprowy Wierch Peak and Zakopane city center. Enjoy an excursion to one of the highest points, located centrally in the Tatra range, Kasprowy Wierch. After reaching the summit, enjoy 1.5 hours of free time and then return. Next, your driver will take you to Krupówki Street, where you will have about 2 hours of free time. On the way back, your driver will show you Chochołów. It is possible to extend the tour with up to 3 hours at the thermal baths. Package III - Funicular railway to Gubałówka Mountain and Zakopane city center. Ride the funicular railway to reach Gubałówka, where you will see a beautiful panorama of the Tatra Mountains. After returning to the city, on the way to Krupówki, visit a highlander's market full of local products. Then, visit Krupówki Street, where you will find traditional cuisine, souvenirs, and shops. On the way back, your driver will show you Chochołów. The package can be extended with a visit to the ski jump or spending up to 3 hours in the thermal baths.  Package IV - Funicular railway to Gubałówka Mountain, Zakopane city center, and Bukovina Thermal Baths. In this option, after 3 hours spent at the top of Gubałówka and on Krupówki Street, you will visit the Bukovina Thermal Baths, offering indoor and outdoor thermal waters, sports pools, slides, jacuzzis, saunas, and a restaurant.

Zakopane and Tatra Mountains Tour from Krakow

3. Zakopane and Tatra Mountains Tour from Krakow

Following pickup from your hotel in Krakow, journey into the Tatra Mountains to experience the pristine nature of the highest mountain range in Poland. Make your way to the village of Chochołów near Zakopane, where the locals still live in traditional wooden houses. Hear about everyday life and the folk culture of the local Góral people, before visiting the workshop of a talented sculptor. Return to Zakopane via Witów to look at an old wooden church and visit the shepherd's mountain shelter of Bacowka, where traditional cheese is still produced. Get breathtaking views of the Tatra Mountains on the way to Krupowki Street, Zakopane's commercial heart with lots of shops and restaurants serving local cuisine. Ride the cable car to take in breathtaking views before returning to Krakow at the end of the day.

Tatra Mountains Day Trip to Terma Białka Thermal Baths

4. Tatra Mountains Day Trip to Terma Białka Thermal Baths

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel or other location on arrangement, and then travel in comfort to an amazing wellness center and aqua park near the ski resort of Kotelnica Białczańska in the Tatra Mountains. Be amazed by the unusual architecture and surrounding terrain of the Terma Białka on arrival. Get help to purchase your entrance ticket and then make use of the thermal facilities at leisure. Access almost 9,000 square meters of water entertainment and relaxation amenities. Let go of all your stress in the quiet zone and relax in silence. Indulge yourself at the 3 thermal swimming pools set in tranquil surroundings. Take the children to the loud zone, where they can let off excess energy at the 5 thermal swimming pools, external water slides and other fun activities. Find a tasty bite to eat in the on-site restaurants in both the loud and quiet zones. Enjoy alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in the aperitif bar, or treat yourself to something more sophisticated in the cocktail bar. Top up your tan whilst you drink in the exclusive saunarium and sunbathing bar.

From Krakow: Zakopane Private Day Trip

5. From Krakow: Zakopane Private Day Trip

Experience the best that Zakopane has to offer with a cable car ride up to Gubałówka. Tour the town and be charmed by its tradition and atmosphere. Your driver will pick you up from your hotel and on the way to Zakopane, see the historic wooden village, Chochołów. Ride to the top of Gubałówka by cable car and witness the spectacular views of the often snow-capped Tatras mountains. Explore Krupówki, the most popular street in Zakopane, and feel the ambiance of the mountain region. As you stroll, take in the aromas of local foods from traditional restaurants. Marvel at the spectacular views of the High Tatras that are covered with snow up until May. On this tour, you will also taste delicious regional grilled cheeses in the shepherd's hut.

Zakopane Full-Day Trip from Krakow with Cable Car Ride

6. Zakopane Full-Day Trip from Krakow with Cable Car Ride

Kasprowy Wierch is one of the top favorites with visitors to the Polish Tatras. This full-day trip begins at 09:00 in the center of Krakow, or with a pick-up at your accommodation in the city. When you arrive you’ll take a ride on a modern cable railway with large windows that make it possible to admire amazing mountain vistas. At the summit, there is a large terrace where you can take in the breathtaking panorama of the Tatras towering over picturesque valleys. You’ll find a number of tourist trails with different levels of difficulty that lead from Kasprowy Wierch to the High Tatras and in the direction of the Western Tatras. After reaching the summit you can continue your trek choosing one that interests you most. Each of the routes will take you through spectacular landscapes. Later you’ll visit Zakpone, the capital city of the Polish Tatras. Enjoy a lunch break and then take a guided tour of the city’s main attractions.

Zakopane City Highlights Private Walking Tour

7. Zakopane City Highlights Private Walking Tour

Discover the highlights of Zakopane with a very knowledgeable, private guide on a two or three-hour walking tour. See unique architecture and experience the culture of this amazing southern region in Poland. Zakopane boasts a one-of-a-kind regional highlander culture; get to know it with facts and visits to the city's most significant locations. During the two-hour tour, explore the most popular places in Zakopane, such as Krupowki Street, which is the heart of this "winter capital" of Poland. Follow your guide to see the oldest neo-Romanesque brick church in the city, dating back to 1877. Explore the Peksowy Brzyzek National Cemetery, a place unlike any other. Enter the wooden masterpiece that is the Church of Our Lady of Czestochowa. Check out the villa Jutrzenka, which is great example of local Gorals architecture. Then, your guide will take you to Rownia Krupowa, where you can see the beautiful, carved inscription, "Zakopane," and take in breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. If you want to see more of the city, choose the three-hour tour option. On the extended version, get a more in-depth look at the architecture of this unique place. See the Upside Down House, the massive Church of Holy Cross, and admire all the surprising wooden houses along the way. Continue to Villa Oksza, a 20th-century art gallery which sheds light on local people, their customs, and the Zakopane artistic style. On the route, you will also see many monuments dedicated to visitors of this fantastic village.

Zakopane & Tatra Mountains Private Full-Day Tour from Krakow

8. Zakopane & Tatra Mountains Private Full-Day Tour from Krakow

Zakopane is the capital of winter Poland. Here there is superb scenery, perfect for winter sports lovers and fans of trekking trails. This area also has a characteristic dialect, splendid food and unique architecture. First, you will see the work place of a traditional Polish sculptor who makes outstanding wooden objects. Then here will be time in Zakopane traditional marketplace to buy handmade equipment for your house, or traditional cheeses "oscypek", and many other kinds of food. Afterwards, you will have possibility to take a funicular railway to the top of Mount Gubałówka for views over the granite and limestone peaks of the Tatra Mountains. Having returned to the oldest part of Zakopane, you will visit the charming wooden old parish church and cemetery. At the end of the trip, you will stop near the highest ski jump in Poland, Wielka Krokiew, where many international cups in ski jumping have been won.  Schedule: • Drive to the mountain side – 2 hours • Visit the Sculptor House in Chocholow – 30 to 40 minutes • Dive to Zakopane – 20 minutes • Gubalowka Mountain (with way up and down by Funicular rail) – 1 hour • Market under Gubalowka – 30 to 40 minutes  • Lunch time with walk through Krupowki – 1.5 hours • Visit Pekskowe Brzysko wooden church and cemetery – 30 to 40 minutes • Wielka Krokiew, the greatest ski jump in Poland – 1 hour • Drive back to Krakow - 2 hours Please note that times could change due to your needs or the weather conditions.

Krakow: Dunajec River Gorge & Zakopane Full-Day Private Tour

9. Krakow: Dunajec River Gorge & Zakopane Full-Day Private Tour

The day begins with pickup from your accommodation in Krakow and heads to the scenic Dunajec River Gorge. Hop onboard a traditional-style raft then embark on a 2.5 hour sail across the river. Soak up epic views of the Pieniny Mountain Range and the rocky slopes that line the river. Next, head to the popular resort town of Zakopane, known as the capital of the Polish mountains. Admire Zakopane's impressive alpine scenery, which attracts tourists year-round, and enjoy a guided tour of the town. See the famous Wielka Krokiew Ski Jump, the Shrine of Our Lady of Fatima, Jaszczurówka Church, and Pęksowy Brzyzek cemetery. Finally, ride the funicular railway up to Gubałówka for a little mountaintop adventure. From the top, marvel at the breathtaking views that surround you and feel immersed in the beauty of nature. After an unforgettable day, enjoy drop-off back to Krakow.

Krakow: Tatra Mountains and Zakopane Full-Day Private Tour

10. Krakow: Tatra Mountains and Zakopane Full-Day Private Tour

Travel comfortably from Krakow to Zakopane, a charming town at the foot of the Tatra Mountains, the highest mountain range in Poland. Alpine in its character, the range forms the Tatra National Park, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Pass a traditional village, where you can appreciate its distinctive wooden architecture. Your tour will start with a stroll along Krupowki Street, one of the best-known Polish promenades attracting visitors from all over the world with dozens of shops and souvenir stalls, and regional arts and crafts. Next you will have a chance to ride by a funicular railway (cable car) to the top of Gubalowka Hill to admire beautiful panoramas of high mountains in the Tatra National Park. After a gentle walk around the peak, visit the oldest parts of Zakopane, passing the beautiful timber lodge of Villa Atma with its archetypal Zakopane-style architecture. The lodge is now used as a museum and the famous cemetery “Na Peksowym Brzysku”, a place so sentimental and special with many “gravestones” in the birch grove made of wood. These grave markers are considered to be supreme works of art. Stop in Chocholow village, famous for its old wooden houses and local wooden art. Its joyful atmosphere has some of the best experiences Zakopane can offer. Admire the beautiful Polish countryside on the way back to your hotel in Krakow.

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What people are saying about Zakopane

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4.6 / 5

based on 5 reviews

Zakopane is well worth the visit, such beautiful scenery, and a great trip up the funicular railway. Our driver was super, very knowledgable and keen for us to have a great trip. Thermal baths were very relaxing! I’d recommend this tour

really definitely worth making this trip you see so much about life and ski tourism in Poland ... really had a great day out and not to forget Patrick our guide ... one in a thousand

Tour was as described and driver/tour guide got us safely to/back, was pleasant, friendly, polite, and on time. Would highly recommend!

Our guide was amazing Zakopane was amazing so glad we did this would definitely do it again thank uou

It was great our giud pavlo was tbe best and kindness