Zakopane Full-Day Trip from Krakow with Cable Car Ride
- Private group
- Pickup available
- Duration: 9 hours
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 gu...
You’ll be driven from Krakow to Kuznice, where you will board a modern cable car to get to Kasprowy Wierch. This is a prominent summit at the Polish-Slovakian border, with meteorological and astronomical observatories. The tour continues to Liliowe Pass before reaching the meadows of Hala Gąsienicowa. There you will find a stone shelter where you can eat your lunch. 40 minutes from the shelter, there is an excellent viewing point that offers vistas over Orla Perc, a sharp ridge of summits. The tour ends with a walk through the Jaworzynka Valley. As you hike, your English-speaking tour leader will tell you about the mountains and their flora and fauna. You will also learn about the history and culture of the Gorale, the local highlanders. The guide will bring scientific equipment like humidity and temperature probes to make the hike interactive and informative.
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