Zakopane: Bielska Cave and Strbske Pleso Tour
Embark on a captivating journey to discover the wonders of Bielska Cave, located in the High Tatras of Slovakia. This national natural monument is renowned for its rich speleothem decoration, featuring intricate limestone formations, stalactites, stalagmites, and draperies. Bielska Cave has a fascinating history, known to local residents since ancient times and partially opened to visitors in the late 19th century. With its electrification in 1896, further exploration revealed additional passages, totaling over 3,800 meters in length. In 1979, it was declared a protected natural monument.
Your adventure begins with a morning departure from Zakopane, followed by a guided tour inside Bielska Cave, where you’ll traverse through corridors and chambers, witnessing small lakes and waterfalls. The cave features distinct chambers with names like the Great Waterfall Chamber, Golden Lake Chamber, Hell, Long Corridor, and more. The temperature inside the cave hovers between 5 and 6.3°C, with high humidity, so appropriate clothing is essential.
After your exploration of Bielska Cave, you’ll be transferred to the picturesque Lake Štrbské Pleso in Slovakia, where you’ll have approximately 1.5 hours of free time to enjoy the stunning natural surroundings.
The tour concludes with a return to Zakopane in the afternoon, leaving you with lasting memories of your journey into the depths of Bielska Cave and the beauty of Štrbské Pleso.
- Morning departure from Zakopane.
- Guided tour of Bielska Cave (approximately 70 minutes).
- Transfer to Lake Štrbské Pleso with approximately 1.5 hours of free time.
- Return to Zakopane in the afternoon.
Prices: from 350 PLN
What is Included:
- Hotel pick-up at your chosen time.
- Private transportation in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle.
- Assistance from a private English-speaking driver throughout the entire tour.
- Entrance tickets to Bielska Cave.
- Guided tour inside Bielska Cave.
- Hotel drop-off after the tour.
Experience the enchanting world of Bielska Cave and the serene beauty of Lake Štrbské Pleso on this unforgettable day trip from Zakopane.