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Day Tour to Zakopane and the Tatra Mountains

The spectacular Tatra mountain range, located two hours away from Krakow, is well worth a visit as you will discover on this tour which explores the charming city of Zakopane.

Many visitors to Krakow barely leave the city but if you have the time, the photogenic mountain range of Tatra and welcoming town of Zakopane are worth taking a look at.

This mountain paradise is only a scenic two-hour drive from Krakow and is home to numerous attractions, spectacular views, highlander cultural heritage and unique architecture -all framed by the stunning and often snowcapped mountains.

The city of Zakopane is the winter sports capital of Poland and its most famous resort. During the winter, plentiful snow and challenging runs make for excellent skiing while the summer months offer hikers' mountain lakes, glacial valleys and waterfalls. The mountains are also home to a unique and diverse range of flora and fauna.

This tour gives you the opportunity to admire the panorama of the beautiful Polish mountains. You can choose the way you will spend your time in Tatra Mountains. In addition to the traditional mountain architecture, magnificent folk costumes and jewelry have also survived here to this day.

To better experience the true Zakopane atmosphere, take a walk along Krupówki, the central mall lined with restaurants, cafes, boutiques and souvenir shops. There is also time for a lunch break here (not included).

Why not enhance your tour?

With the "Gubałówka” option, you will get access to the most famous Funicular in Poland. Once at the top, you will have time to admire the views, taste original Highlanders' cuisine and buy traditional souvenirs.

Experience Includes

  • Day trip from Krakow to Zakopane and the Tatra Mountains
  • Visit Zakopane and see the old Zakopane mountaineers' cottages
  • Ride the funicular to the top of Mt Gubalówka (if ticket has been selected)
  • Excellent views of the Tatras mountain peaks

Experience Excludes

  • Optional gratuities
  • Refreshments
  • Transfers - guests must make their own way to/from the departure point


April - October: Daily; November - March: Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.

Departure location

Plac Szczepa ń ski 8, Krakow.

Start times



Around 9 hours.

Terms & Conditions

  • Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive a voucher. Please follow these instructions prior to your tour.
  • It is recommed to be ready and waiting at the agreed location at least 15 minutes prior to your tour departure time.
  • Present your voucher to the guide at the start of the tour.
  • Child rates are available for guests aged between 5 and 11.
  • According to Polish law children up to 12 years old or under the height of 1.5m are obliged to travel in baby seat or booster seat. These will be provided free of charge.