The horse sleigh ride takes place in the beautiful Koscieliska Valley. The ride takes about 40 minutes one way, then there is a 30-minute self-guided hike to the mountain shelter where you can enjoy something to eat and drink before making your way back to where the sleigh will be waiting to return you to the start of the valley.
Cross country is a fun, all body workout winter sport. There are some well prepared routes around Zakopane and we have very good intructors to help you on your way. For those of you seeking to learn a new skill or try a different winter sport this is the perfect start. It is not necessary to be able to ski before you learn how to cross country ski.
The winter husky ride trips in a valley near Zakopane is one of our faviourite trips. Explore the winter landscape, eat some local smoked cheese at an authentic Bacowka and ride on a sleigh pulled by Huskies, sounds like the perfect trip. We will pick you up from your apartment, drive you to the nearby valley and your husky sleigh ride and deliver you back to your apartment.
Zakopane and the surrounding area is really good for beginner skiing or snowboarding. The slopes are in general not difficult and most are wide and provide enough space for complete beginners to learn. We work with some of the best intructors in Zakopane and provide professional lessons with transport to and from the slopes.
Ski Touring has become increasingly more popular in recent years and Zakopane and the surrounding Tatra mountains offer some of the best conditions. Ski touring offers a good workout when walking the skis up and then great pleasure when riding down again, especially in fresh powder. We offer trips for complete beginners to very experienced skiers. The trip includes transport and equipment.
Snowmobile rides are one of the most fun winter activities in the area. It's your chance to experience the winter landscape while enjoying this adventure ride. The trips all take place in the Witow or Gubałówka Hill area and offer some beautiful views of the surrounding winter landscape and the Tatra mountains.
We are collaborating with Open World Racing and put together a very exciting tour. For those who would like to participate in the Royal Half Marathon Krakow but would also like to see and experience some of the Polish culture and countryside. Join us for 5 days and 6 nights Kraków and Zakopane, Poland from October 12-18,2018 to experience, explore, race and give back!
Zakopane and the region are famous for the delicious smoked cheese called Oscypek. On this tour you will get a chance to see how it is made in a traditional bacowka (cheese hut), you will be able to taste the cheese in different forms including bundz, grilled and marinated. You will also get the chance to grill your own cheese in the traditional highlander hut.
Zakopane is the gateway to the Tatras and with over 250km marked hiking routes we are spoilt for options. There are routes to suit each individual with long full day hikes or shorter half day routes. The hiking trails in the Tatras are well marked and easily accesible in the summer months, for winter hiking options we recommend that you consult with us before you choose a trail. We also offer guided walks and winter or summer hiking trips.
Zakopane and the surrounding area offer many well marked cycling routes. We offer tailor-made cycling trips according to your ability and needs. The trips can be mostly around town or in the nearby valleys or a combination of both. We discuss the trips in length with you before the day and decide together which route to take.
The Rafting takes place on the Dunajec river and goes through the famous Dunajec Gorge in the Pieniny Mountains. Wooden rafts organized by the Pieniny Highlanders has been a tradition since the early 19th century and is a great way to experience the scenic beauty of the area. The day trip also gives you a chance to visit Niedzica Castle, build in the early 14th century on the edge of Lake Czorsztyn. There is also a quick stop at St. Michael Archangel's Church in Dębno, part of the UNESCO Wooden Church path through Southern Poland.
The Tatras offer some of the best hiking and climbing routes in Europe. Some of the routes are only reachable with an experience Tatra guide, they are not marked for tourists and offer some of the best views and climbing possibilities. There are also some climbs that are on marked trails but worth taking a guide. If you are experienced in hiking, you should definitely try our hiking and climbing trip to take your mountain hiking to the next level.
Experience all of the best sites and activities in Zakopne with a private Zakopane tour guide and transport. The best way to really experience what Zakopane has to offer is to spend time with a local guide at some of the best-rated sites and activities in Zakopane. The day trip include sites like the Jaszczurówka Chapel, the ski jump area, Gubałówka hill or Butorowy Wierch and the old cemetery. This day trip can also be customised to suit our guests' individual needs.
We offer educational tours in the Tatra Mountains combined with experimental component and it is the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the nature here. These educational tours provide an interesting approach to experience nature and also better your undertanding about tourist impact on the ecological enviroment. If you weren't already in love with nature you will be after this tour.
Experience Zakopne and its rich cultural and historical heritage with your own private Zakopane guide. Learn about some of the most famous Zakopane residents and people who helped promote the town as a vacation destination. Discover some hidden secrets connected with the time of the second World War and also with the fight for the independence of Poland. Walk along the streets to see examples of all the different architecture including the famous Zakopane wooden house style. Visit the famous cemetry, wooden church and also a heritage museum in the oldest street in town.
Join our food tour and pierogi cooking classes to fully immerse yourself in the Polish Highlander cuisine. If you are interested in food and culture this tour is perfect for you. Have fun while our chef guides you through the steps of cooking a Polish home-made meal in a friendly local atmosphere.
Zakopane and the surrounding area offer some of the best hiking routes in Poland and some of the most spectacular scenery. We offer tailor-made hiking trips according to your ability and needs. The trips can be mostly in the nearby valleys or to some of the higher peaks. We discuss the trips in length with you before the day and decide together which route to take.