Private guided trip to Zakopane in your chosen language, speaking Polish, English, Russian, Ukrainian, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Danish, Dutch, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Hungarian, Croatian, Romanian, Turkish, Greek, Czech, Slovak, Belarusian, Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Hebrew, Arabic and so on…
Attention! Remember this emergency number in mountains! 0 601 100 300 Can save your live, if you decide to go higher in the mountain and not only. Take warm clothes and good, comfortable shoes, because the weather in the capital of the Tatra mountains can change within an hour!
I suggest the following itinerary of a trip:
Zakopane is located 100 km [62 miles] from Krakow [about 2h drive, depending on traffic] I advise to leave Krakow about 8.00/9.00 from your accommodation place in Krakow with guide in your chosen language and an assistance of English speaking driver.
On our way to Zakopane, we will stop in famous Chocholow village to see the making process of delicious smoked cheese [will be possible to taste and buy cheese] and tasting of vodka made of plums for these brave. Village is known of sculptors and wooden houses from 19th century, unique in their mountaineer style …
There are two of mountains in Zakopane worth seeing: Gubalowka Mount [1126 m] funicular ticket 40 PLN / ~10$/Euro] where you will experience a stunning panoramic view of Poland’s highest peaks.
Kasprowy Mount [1987 m] cable railway ticket *need to be reserved before on request* extra paid 140 PLN / ~35$/Euro.
3 ski jumps, where our World Champion Adam Malysz won several times and gave unforgettable emotions and memories to the Poles. 🙂
A walk through an Old Zakopane, visiting: 19th century churches, antique cemeteries in their characteristic mountaineer style, ‘Koliba’ villa [7 PLN, ~2$,2 euro], Pope John Paul II Sanctuary on Krupowki, Jaszczurowka and many other interesting places and objects to visit.
Lunch in a traditional mountaineer inn / restaurant [lunch is not included]
A walk through Krupowki – The main shopping street of Zakopane – and time for shopping, which you simply cannot miss! For ex.: oscypki [smoked ewe’s milk cheese made in the Tatra Mountains], honey, kierpce [highlander’s shoes], sheepskin coats, leather and many, many others…
….. – return to Krakow