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Krakow: Zakopane and Thermal Springs Tour with Hotel Pickup

1. Krakow: Zakopane and Thermal Springs Tour with Hotel Pickup

Explore Zakopane on a guided tour including round-trip transportation from Krakow. Experience the healing waters of hot thermal springs and in a spa complex, ride a cable car to the top of Gubałówka Mountain, and enjoy a cheese and alcohol tasting. Start with a pickup from your hotel, apartment, or another place of your choice in Krakow. From there the duration of the transport from Krakow to Zakopane is approximately 2 hours. About 20 minutes from Zakopane is the town of Chochołów. Chochołów is famous for its wooden houses that look almost identical. The settlers traditionally wash the wooden walls of the buildings with soap and water, which happens twice a year before Christmas and Easter. Thanks to this cleaning, long-standing buildings look brand new. The village is inscribed on the World Heritage List. Visit the shepherd's hut (cheese factory) where highlanders produce smoked sheep's cheese traditional to the region of Poland. Taste some of the local cheese called Oscypek, and learn about the history of its production. Arrive in Zakopane, the capital of the Polish mountains. Each year, this place attracts many tourists who want to experience the unique style of Górlaskie culture, which is expressed through architecture, food, music, style of speech, and clothing. In the town center lies Krupówki Street. Enjoy time for independent exploration and lunch (not included). This street is the market square of Zakopane, where you can find souvenir shops and many restaurants that serve local food. Zakopane also boasts cable car access. Hop on a cable car and take in views of the Polish Tatra Mountains from the top of Gubałówka Mountain. After exploring Zakopane and the surrounding area, your driver will take you to the Chochołow Thermal Pools. Once there, relax and feel the healing properties of thermal water. After your visit, your driver will take you to your drop-off location in Krakow.

From Krakow: Zakopane Tour and Hot Springs with Hotel Pickup

2. From Krakow: Zakopane Tour and Hot Springs with Hotel Pickup

Your day will start with pickup from your hotel/apartment in Krakow. On the way to Zakopane, you will visit the idyllic, over 200-year-old village - Chochołów, famous for its almost identical wooden houses. You will learn about the traditions that keep these historic buildings looking new. 10 minutes from Chochołów you will stop at a shepherd's hut to try regional smoked cheese - Oscypek and regional alcohol. This cheese is usually produced from sheep's milk, only in this region of Poland. It tastes best grilled with the addition of cranberry jam and you will taste it in this form. Then you will arrive in Zakopane, which is called "The winter capital of Poland". In summer as well as in winter, this place is visited by a lot of Polish and foreign tourists. At any time of the year, the town has its own unique charm. First, the guide will take you to the funicular railway to Gubałówka Mountain, from where you can enjoy a beautiful view of the Tatra Mountains. Then you will spend time in the center of the town, where you will walk along Krupówki Street, where there are many restaurants, mainly with regional cuisine, as well as many shops, souvenirs and stands with regional products. From Zakopane, the driver will take you to the thermal springs, where you will relax in the indoor and outdoor pools, in the healing thermal water extracted in this area. It's waiting for you there water slides, saline pools, geysers, water cannons, sauna and jacuzzis. There is also a restaurant and a swim up bar inside (not included). Relax with a gorgeous view of the High Tatras. You will spend about 2.5 hours in the thermal baths, after which the driver will take you back to your hotel/apartment in Krakow.

From Zakopane: Tatra Mountains with Hot Springs & Cable Car

3. From Zakopane: Tatra Mountains with Hot Springs & Cable Car

Explore the Tatra mountains on a private day trip from Zakopane with hotel transfers and a guide. Explore Chocholow, a living museum of historical wooden buildings, and sample regional cheese and alcohol. Ride the Gubałówka funicular, and end the day in the Terma Bania thermal baths. After pickup from Zakopane, drive to the village of Chocholow to see the charming Goral wooden houses and learn about this traditional building style. Afterward, try regional treats in Witow, including oscypek cheese and alcohol in a Bacówka, a traditional shepherd's hut. Next, take the cable car from Zakopane to Gubałówka, the most famous peak of the Polish Tatra Mountains. In just 3.5 minutes, get to a height of 1122m above sea level. From the top, enjoy a panorama of Zakopane and the Tatra Mountains. Finally, unwind at Terma Bania where pool basins, water slides, saline pools, geysers, water cannons, and jacuzzis await you. Relax with a gorgeous view of the High Tatras. Finally, you'll be driven back to your hotel in Zakopane.

Tatra Mountains Day Trip to Terma Białka Thermal Baths

4. Tatra Mountains Day Trip to Terma Białka Thermal Baths

Benefit from pick-up at your hotel or other location on arrangement, and then travel in comfort to an amazing wellness center and aqua park near the ski resort of Kotelnica Białczańska in the Tatra Mountains. Be amazed by the unusual architecture and surrounding terrain of the Terma Białka on arrival. Get help to purchase your entrance ticket and then make use of the thermal facilities at leisure. Access almost 9,000 square meters of water entertainment and relaxation amenities. Let go of all your stress in the quiet zone and relax in silence. Indulge yourself at the 3 thermal swimming pools set in tranquil surroundings. Take the children to the loud zone, where they can let off excess energy at the 5 thermal swimming pools, external water slides and other fun activities. Find a tasty bite to eat in the on-site restaurants in both the loud and quiet zones. Enjoy alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages in the aperitif bar, or treat yourself to something more sophisticated in the cocktail bar. Top up your tan whilst you drink in the exclusive saunarium and sunbathing bar.

From Krakow: Zakopane & Kasprowy Wierch by Cable Car

5. From Krakow: Zakopane & Kasprowy Wierch by Cable Car

This tour will take you to the must-see spots in Zakopane and its surrounding towns. Wander through the charming Chochołów, explore Zakopane, and travel by cable car up Kasprowy Wierch. Then, visit Bialka Tatrzanska where you’ll have the option of relaxing in the thermal springs of the Bania resort. Your driver will pick you up from your hotel in Krakow to take you to your first stop, Chochołów village. You’ll be enchanted by the beauty of the town made up almost entirely of traditional Polish wooden houses. Next, enter the magical Zakopane winter resort, where you’ll be able to taste local delicacies and explore the beautiful streets of the town center, including its famous old-fashioned shopping street Krupówki.  A cable car ride will then whisk you 4km high to the peak of Kasprowy Wierch, which offers breathtaking views across the Western Tatras.  Before heading back to Krakow, take one last stop at the town of Bialka Tatrzanska, home to the Bania resort. Wander around the wintery village, or take the opportunity to visit the thermal spas before being driven back to your hotel.

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Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 108 reviews

An amazing trip! Our tour guide Carolina was excellent! She provided equal amounts of history of the areas that we were exploring along with free time to see the area for ourselves! Would definitely recommend this trip to anyone visiting Krakow as it’s the perfect mix of culture up in the Tatra Mountains to relaxation in the Thermal Springs✨

Brilliant trip out! Chris our driver was great and made the trip really enjoyable. Chris even added a few little de tours on the trip for us to see other places and he given us so much information on everything. Really was a great day out and was worth every penny. Thank you!

Excellent day, going through multiple villages. You get to try local cheese and alcohol. The Spa is absolutely amazing and a absolute must while visiting Krakow. Our tour guide was extremely friendly and knowledgeable. Highly recommend

Excellent general organisation. Perfect and comfortable transport, expert driver who guided us in all the day's activities to make us enjoy the experience in this magnificent location. Recommended to all

A great day out! Lots of activities were included and the time allowed was just right.