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From Krakow: Morskie Oko Lake Tour in the Tatra Mountains

3.8 / 5

4 reviews

Activity provider: LegendaryKrakow

From Krakow: Morskie Oko Lake Tour in the Tatra Mountains

Activity provider: LegendaryKrakow

From US$ 71.48 per person

Enjoy some fresh air and exercise on this trip to Morskie Oko Lake from Krakow. Explore the outstanding beauty of the Tatra Mountains on the 2-hour hike and then discover the beautiful lake whose name means "Eye of the Sea".

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Duration 8 - 9 hours
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Driver
English
Pickup included
The exact pick-up time will be confirmed one day earlier, in the evening. Customers should be ready 5 minutes before the start time.
Private group available

Experience

Highlights
  • Take a walk in the Tatra mountains
  • Enjoy spectacular views and scenery
  • Discover the largest lake in the Tatra Mountains
Full description
After pickup from your hotel head out on a scenic 2-hour drive to the starting point for the trail to the lake. Deep in the Tatra Mountains, Morskie Oko Lake was formed by glaciers. The lake is surrounded by some of the highest peaks in the Tatra Mountains, which makes for magnificent views. It is also home to many animals, birds and even natural fish stocks (something that is rare in the Tatra Mountains). The hike to the lake is 8 kilometers long and takes about 2-2.5 hours each way. The hike is along a paved roadway and is not difficult. You'll enjoy beautiful views along the walk including several mountain waterfalls. At the end of your visit to the lake, you'll hike back to the starting point and then head back to your hotel in Krakow.
Includes
  • Professional English speaking driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance to Morskie Oko Lake and Tatra National Park
  • Small gift: free traditional cottage cheeses
  • Food and drinks
  • Guide
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Food and drinks
  • Comfortable clothes

Know before you go

  • This tour requires approximately 4 hours of walking
Customer reviews

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3.8 /5

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Amazing! Our driver was so lovely and helpful too.

September 17, 2022

The tour started on time, the driver was extremely pleasant, friendly and shared information about Kraków along the way. There was no guide to the sea eye and we were supposed to walk about 2 kilometers to the parking lot. It was pointed out on site that there are no restrictions for cars. So the driver was able to take us there. We shortened the time on site as much as possible in order to drive to Zakopane. But we were told we would be picked up in half an hour. Because of my insufficient knowledge of Polish, it was agreed to meet us again 2 km away from the pick-up point. Then we wanted to go to the hotel in Kraków, but we still had to drive about 1.5 hours in the mountains to pick up other passengers. On the way we were 6 hours. The experience lasted 5.5. I would call this more of a ride-sharing experience, but not a group experience. The driver is a very pleasant person.

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August 13, 2022

The park was beautiful, but the tour itself was a bit disappointing. Our driver told us 5 hours would be plenty of time; 2 to climb up, 1 to spend at the lake, 2 to hike back. Instead of walking we could opt for a ride with a horse carriage up the mountain (which would take an hour). We choose the carriage, but it was so busy: when we arrived at the lake we had just 40 minutes left. We couldn't eat at the restaurant (too busy, too little time). We just made some photos and walked a bit through the crowd. We headed back on time, but realized 2 hours were not enough to go down. So we walked very fast without resting once. Then the driver called me to say that he was waiting and we should walk even faster! :( So this tour is not suited for 5 hours. We still had to rush eventhough we took the carriage, so if we had hiked both ways we would've never been back on time. I'm young, healthy and love hiking, but I felt very rushed on this tour so I couldn't take in the beauty of the place :(

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August 12, 2022

Product ID: 372205