Category: High Tatras

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Scenic Circle Hike in Tatra Mountains

This scenic hike starts at Strbske pleso (in the picture below) and goes through the Mlynicka and Furkotska valleys. There is a small and narrow mountain pass, Priečne sedlo, directly in the middle of the hike, in the altitude of 2314m. The mountain pass is secured with chains so you shouldn´t be afraid of scrambling. Keep in mind that the hike is anticlockwise, so you should be walking from Mlynicka…

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6 Things to do around Tatra mountains… when tired of hiking

Hiking all day every day may be tiring and all hikers need to take a day off every now and then. There are couple of interesting things to do on a „free“ day. Going to thermal pools, do rafting or biking. Scroll down for an inspiration. 1 Vrbov thermal pool Hot geothermal water is really helpful after couple of days of constant walking. It helps your joints and muscles to…

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Did you know? The Tatra mountains

There are so many interesting things to know about Slovakia! Well, just like about every other country I guess. :) Even though I´d like to present you these 8 interesting facts about our Tatra mountains in this blog post, that you probably didn´t know about. 1. The highest situated mountain hut You can visit the highest situated hut in the altitude of 2250m. It´s Chata pod Rysmi (Hut under peak…

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TOP 5 best hikes in Slovakia

Slovakia is not just about Bratislava. We have also some interesting mountains here, where you can go for a hike while traveling through Europe. You might heard of Tatra mountains, but that´s not all. We also have Fatra mountains and Slovak Paradise. I´d like to show you the best hike in each mountain range so I created this list of Top 5 best hikes in Slovakia. Certainly there are more…

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TOP 5 Best hikes in Tatra Mountains

In this blog post I would like to present you the best hikes in the Tatra mountains. I guess there are lot of people who are not going to agree with me, but this is just list of my favourites. If you are planning to go hiking into this area, you can take this list as an inspiration. All these hikes are of medium or difficult level and they require…

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The best hikes for your weekend getaway in the Tatra mountains

You only have couple of days to spend in the Tatra mountains and I guess you are wondering which hikes you should walk and which places you should see. This weekend hiking getaway plan should help you to put together your hiking itinerary. Follow this short guide and visit the most beautiful places over three days in Slovakia´s Tatra mountains. These hikes are of medium difficulty, so they are not going…

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10 Reasons to Visit the Tatra Mountains Right Now

OCTOBER is definitely the best time of the year to come to the High Tatras... and especially Indian Summer. Why? Because the weather is stable, sunny, without any rain, temperature is pleasant for walking and views are just the best. Why? Because of the autumn colours. Just scroll below and see why. According to the latest weather forecast, Indian summer starts today (12th Oct) and will last for about a week. So…

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Hiking at the foot of the highest peak

The good news is that this hike can be done year-round. The winter closure of hiking trails doesn´t apply on this particular hiking trail. It starts in the village of Tatranska Polianka, goes through Hrebienok and ends in the village of Stary Smokovec. There is a mountain hotel by Lake Velicke pleso, where it´s possible to have a lunch. The hotel is situated halfway, below Peak Gerlach 2 655 meters…

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Weekend in the Mountains

Looking for a weekend trekking adventure break? The High Tatras is an ideal place to do so. Did you know that recent research showed, staying in nature for more than 3 nights will clear your mind and you will perform 50% better on creative tasks? If you think that I´m lying, you can read more about the research HERE. So if you need a break and you need to go…

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4 Benefits of Self-guided walking holidays in Slovakia

Have you heard about it before or does it sound like a crazy idea? It´s ideal form of holidays for group of friends, couples or families. There are several benefits of self-guided walking holidays. 1. Independence If you prefer to be independent during your walking holidays, you should consider self-guided holidays. During self-guided holidays, you stay independent from the group of other travellers and from the guide. You are the…