Zakopane: A Treetop Tour in the Pieninski National Park
If you enjoy relaxing in a green scenary with nature and silence and like to admire picturesque views of the mountains, we can take you for a special walk to the Bachledka Treetop Route on the border of the Pienienski and Tatra National Park in Slovakia. Once you get there you will have a short cable car ride to the Magura Spiska point where this attraction is located. This is a recently open path which is 600 m long, goes through a forest with many unique species of plants, trees and animals. Once you will be strolling down the path you will have the chance expand your knowledge about this region. There is an educatinal route with information plates in English (6 stops) which contain interesting facts about the fauna, flora, the life and protection of local forests and show damages which have been caused by natural forces. As soon as you reach the 32 metres high observation tower, take a deep breath, have a look of the panorama of the Tatra Mountains and cherish the moment in this magnificant place.
After your walk in the treetops we you will return to the parking and have a drive to next attraction of this tour – Strbske Pleso. On the way, you will have the chance to admire the majestic charm of the Tatra Mountains with its highest points like Gerlach (the highest one in the whole mountain chain), Sławkowkski Szczyt, Tatrzańska Łomnica). Once you reach Strbske Pleso you will have 40 minutes to have a walk around the lake. After that you will get back to Zakopane.
Strbske Pleso lays on 1346 m above the sea level and it reminds the Polish Morksie Oko which is a very popular spot on the map of the Polish Tatra Mountains. It is also very beautiful and a must-see in this area. It has the status of a climatic health resort and during the winter season it is a well-known skiing resort. Luckily, this lake still exists because in the past, inhabitants living nearby wanted to dehydrate it and transform it into a pasture.
- 8.00 – pick up in Zakopane , drive to the Bachledka Valley in Slovakia
- 10.00 – Cable car ride to Magura Spiska
- 10.30 – walk through the route in the treetops
- 12.30 – cable car ride down to the parking
- 13.00 – drive to Strbskie Pleso + free time
- 15.00 – drive back to Zakopane
- 16:30 – arrival in Zakopane
Duration: 8-9 hours
Price: 200 PLN per person
The price includes:
- transport from and to Zakopane,
- English-speaking guides/drivers assistance,
- insurance NNW,
- entrance ticket to the treetop path,
- two tickets for the cable car ride up and down