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Zakopane and Tatras Mountains Day Tour from Krakow

  • Day trip from Krakow to Zakopane and the Tatra Mountains
  • Visit Zakopane, winter sports capital of Poland
  • Ride the funicular to the top of Mt Gubalówka
Zakopane and Tatras Mountains Day Tour from Krakow
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Zakopane and Tatras Mountains Day Tour from Krakow
USD 71.62
Explore Zakopane, Poland’s popular destination for winter sports, and the Tatra Mountains on this day trip departing from Krakow. Escape the bustle of the city and head to the top of Mt Gubalówka on the funicular railway. Soak up incredible views from the peaks before discovering Zakopane’s traditional mountain architecture, shops, the Tatra Museum and more. Your day will conclude with transportation back to your Krakow hotel.
What to Expect
Begin your tour with pickup from your select Krakow hotel. Accompanied by a local guide, head to the funicular railway for a scenic ride to the top of Mt Gubalówka. Soak up the views of the Tatra Mountains and take a brief walk around the peak.

Afterward, travel back down the funicular to Zakopane, Poland’s popular destination for winter sports. Follow your guide to see the old cottages of the mountaineers, enclosed by ash trees and blackened by the sun. Built by the Polish artist Witkacy, learn the history behind the wooden houses and churches as you explore.

Continue with a stroll along Krupówki, the bustling mall lined with restaurants, cafes and local shops, where you’ll pause to relax with some lunch.

Conclude your day trip with a visit to the Tatra Museum in Zakopane or a stop at the old wooden village of Chocholów before journeying back to Krakow.
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1 - 5 of 9 reviews

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Very professional company

This was our third tour with this company. Always professional guides, good buses and convenient pickup and dropoff near your hotell. We really enjoy the trip to Zakopane. Lovely city, amazing view from the top and much to see.

Thank Leiftaa
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile
Another perspective of Poland

It’s good to get away from the old town and the churches in Krakow for a while. The view in the mountain is spectacular. Our guide, Jack, is most professional and knowledgeable. He shared a lot about Poland with the group and is hilarious.

Thank Jasmine C
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile
Good Way of Seeing Some Real Poland

This was a splendid day out from Krakow, with an informed and communicative guide. It was a chance to visit an area very popular with Polish people - and it was easy to see why. I was glad I made this trip my second guided...More

Thank WhiteAnt2008
Reviewed 1 June 2018
Lovely Country

This all day tour was very entertaining. The countryside is a pleasure to gaze at as you're being driven the 2 + hours to Zakopane, We went with Cracow City Tours and the guide did a fabulous job. The town is full of tourist shops...More

1  Thank mary T
Reviewed 5 May 2018 via mobile
Zakopane and tetras mountain private tpur

Excellent, Phillip tended to our comfort and was a very informative host. The top of the mountain offered breath taking views. I highly recommend the “toboggan” run down the mountain, they will pull you back up when you are done

Thank Mary S
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1 August 2018|
Response from Ziedas | Reviewed this property |
We found a day trip was sufficient....unless you want to spend time shopping along the main street (there are supposedly high end shops). We were told one could do some hiking but we weren’t interested in that. There’s a... More
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Response from Ziedas | Reviewed this property |
There is a funicular that takes up to the top to view the Tatra mountains. No climbing. The market area is flat and level. The historic church was about10-15 minutes walk. It is a flat surface to get to the start of the... More