From Krakow: Private Zakopane and Pieniny National Park Tour
- Pickup available
- Duration: 12 hours
Take a private full-day tour to discover Zakopane and the stunning landscapes of Pieniny National Park. Begin your day trip in the morning with pickup at your hotel. From there, enjoy the 2-hour drive to the lovely town of Zakopane in southern Poland. Spend 3 hours exploring the town on your own. Ride the funicular railway to the top of Gubałówka Mountain to admire the incredible views. You can stop at a local restaurant or cafe to try traditional Polish cuisine. Alternatively, visit the local market to admire the creations of Polish craftsmen, such as local smoked cheese. Wander along Krupówki Street in the heart of Zakopane to browse traditional shops and get a feel for local life. The choice is yours. Continue to the Dunajec river to enjoy a relaxing 2-hour rafting trip through the Dunajec River Gorge. After this, start the journey back to Krakow. If time permits, you can visit th...
Raft down the Dunajec Gorge through the Polish mountains. Admire the beauty of the Pieniny Mountains up close and go sightseeing in the city of Zakopane at the foot of the Tatra Mountains. Be surrounded by gorgeous alpine scenery. Depart from Krakow on a comfortable bus. Head southwards on a 2-hour journey through the Polish mountains until you reach Pieniny. Get into a wooden gondola to begin cruising on the Dunajec river. The Pieniny mountain range separates the Polish border from Slovakia. Admire the beauty of the UNESCO-listed ravine of the Dunajec raft. Cruising by the national park, see the spectacular peak of Trzy Korony, standing tall at 982 meters high. After a 2-hour trip down the river, get picked up and driven to Czorsztyn. Stop here for a lunch break and check out the beautiful Lake Czorsztyn. Then, continue to Zakopane, the ski capital of the country and a popular holid...
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.
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Our driver Thomas was simply superb & spoke fluent English & explained everything so well !! The mini-van was clean & comfortable for the 4 passengers . Rafting was so lovely & the only down side was our aching bottoms sitting on the wooden plank style seats as it was a two hour ride down the river . Zakopane was really lovely with the funicular tickets provided & sufficient time to enjoy the town etc .This was a 12 hour trip door to door & absolutely GREAT -THANK YOU THOMAS !
Thank you for a wonderful tour! Rafting on the Danube is a fantastic sight! Safe rafting made it possible to see the mountains in all its beauty, caused a complete delight. Two hours passed quickly! And then we went to Zakopane and conquered Mount Gubalupka on the funicular, from where amazing landscapes open! Our driver and guide Cris drove the car very carefully along a difficult track, making our trip comfortable and safe! Thanks for the 12 hours of magical travel!
Pickup and dropoff at hotel was included. Started with river raft tour which lasted about 2 hours. Our guides did not speak English. Then went to Zakopane. Only complaint was that I wish we would have gotten our tickets to go up the hill when we got there instead of meeting up later after lunch and shopping, since a lot of the fun stuff was already closed when we got up there and were allotted 45 minutes.
We were very enthusiastic about the tour with Rafał, he picked us up at the hotel on time and the journey began. He showed us a lot and explained a lot. What you should know, however, is that it is best to take a seat cushion with you for the trip on the Danube, the trip takes a little longer than 2 hours and the seat is uncomfortably hard. But it was very worth it.
Excellent tour and excellent service. Is to be recommended without reservation. Perfect support from the guide. Thank you so much!