Zakopane Tours from Krakow - details
Zakopane, located in the heart of Tatra Mountains, is the so-called winter capital of Poland. It has gained a reputation of an excellent winter resort with a vibrant cultural life. Zakopane tours are popular among Poles and foreigners alike. Welcoming atmosphere of Krupowki – main street in Zakopane and close proximity of beautiful mountain trails is what makes Zakopane the number one holiday destination in Polish mountains. Moreover, Zakopane is located only 100 km from Krakow.
Zakopane tours from Krakow
KrakowDirect offers private Zakopane tours from Krakow. With us you can spend a day in the beautiful Tatra Mountains in the most convenient way possible. Our Zakopane tours include private, modern, comfortable car and friendly English speaking driver. We provide direct pick up and drop off at your hotel.
On this tour, our driver will also be your guide. Only drivers who are very well familiar with the area are assigned for our Zakopane tours from Krakow. It is therefore a unique opportunity to learn about local tradition and customs from someone who had spent their life there. Our driver is at your disposal throughout the day.
Our Zakopane tours from Krakow take approximately 8-9 hours. One-way drive should not take more than two hours, however in the event of traffic, it can be longer. While a journey to Zakopane might sometimes take a little longer, we guarantee 5 hours to visit Zakopane.
You always have 5 hours in Zakopane, no matter how much time you spend on the road. You decide on your own what to do with this time. If you wish, your trip to Zakopane can be extended for additional cost. Our local driver is your best source of information. Already on your way to Zakopane you can ask for suggestions. It is up to you to decide how to visit Zakopane.
We make every effort to meet our clients’ expectations. While our drivers are friendly, well informed and English speaking, we can arrange a private guide for you. If you wish to visit Zakopane with a private guide, please let us now. Also, it is possible to book a guide in any language, other than English.
Those, who would like to visit the South of Poland, but are not willing to walk we have an alternative. Our Dunajec River Rafting tour is an opportunity to admire the beauty of the Tatra Mountains from the wooden raft. For more information, please click the link above.
Things to do in Zakopane
We prepared a standard itinerary that you can follow. It covers a stop at the sculptor’s house in Chocholow village on the way, a visit at the famous market in Zakopane and funicular, as well as Krupowki Street and Ski Jumping Hill. You can however modify this itinerary to fit it to your needs.
There are many things to do in Zakopane. Within a walking distance from the town centre, you can reach almost any mountain trail. The most popular hiking spot is Gubalowka, mountain famous for the beautiful panorama from its top. Tourists also often choose Kasprowy Wierch, accessible by aerial tramway. Also popular is Giewont – a massif in the shape of asleep soldier who accordingly to the legend will wake up to protect his homeland in time of danger. There are also numerous mountain ponds and valleys near Zakopane.
The town of Zakopane is worth visiting also for its original architecture and local folklore. Krupowki, one-kilometre long main street is crowded with little stalls offering traditional food such as smoked sheep cheese ‘oscypek’. You can also buy there typical souvenirs, like shepherd’s axe called ‘ciupaga’ or leather shoes called ‘kierpce’. During your trip to Zakopane you will undoubtedly discover beautiful fauna and flora, interesting architecture and original culture.
Please bear in mind, that our Zakopane tours from Krakow do not include cost of additional activities or entry fees in Zakopane.
Visit Zakopane with KrakowDirect
Zakopane Tour with KrakowDirect is a guarantee of hustle-free service, comfort and affordable prices. Our offer includes transfer from Krakow to Zakopane in a private, air-conditioned vehicle with friendly, English speaking driver. We will pick you up from your hotel in Krakow, take you directly to the place of your choosing in Zakopane and back. For your tour you can pay online or in cash to the driver. We prefer payments in Polish zlotys. We also accept Euros, Pounds and U. S. Dollars. Our driver will calculate the amount in foreign currency accordingly to current exchange rate. The change is given Polish zlotys. Please bear in mind, that our drivers do not carry credit card terminals.
KrakowDirect is a guarantee of individual approach and a hundred percent satisfaction. We take extra care of our clients. Please let us know if you are travelling with children. Thus, we will provide booster seat or child seat. Also, inform us in advance if you or any of your fellow travellers has mobility problems or use wheelchair. It will allow us to send a larger car to accommodate you as comfortably as possible.
Should you have any questions regarding Zakopane tours from Krakow with KrakowDirect, do no hesitate to ask!