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Hiking in the Slovak High Tatras: Top Outdoor Adventures Awaiting You

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A natural barrier that divides Slovakia from Poland, but brings together travelers from all over the world

The High Tatras have 11 peaks that exceed 2500 meters high and almost all of them are on the Slovak side. The area is well known for its winter sports, with famous ski resorts. However, hiking with varied options for all types of physical and technical requirements, make the Slovak High Tatras, a must for travelers looking for outdoor adventures. Take a look at our top hiking trips in the Slovak High Tatras and hire a local certified mountain guide from Explore-Share.com!

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FAQs: Hiking in Slovakia

Why should I choose Slovakia for my Hiking adventure?

Native fauna

Many rare and endemic plants and animals are native to the High Tatras. Large predators such as the bear, the European lynx, marten, wolf and fox live here. You may meet some of them in your hiking expedition.

Mini Alps

The High Tatras have the typical high mountain features, but with greater accessibility due to the small size of the mountains and the excellent network of hiking trails. The Slovak High Tatras are also known as "the smallest high mountain in the world".

For all tastes

In the Slovak High Tatras you can find dense coniferous forests, granite rock walls, glacial lakes enclosed in rocky-walled circuses and imposing peaks, which form a unique, varied and ideal setting for hiking.

Which language is predominantly spoken in the Slovakia region?

Slovak

What currency is accepted around Slovakia?

Euro

How can I get to Slovakia?

We suggest you go to the town of Poprad located on the slopes of the Tatra Mountains. You can get there by train from the main cities of the country (Bratislava and Kosice). Or by car, since the largest highway in Slovakia reaches Propad. Finally, there is a bus to other important cities such as Bratislava, Kosice and Levoca. You can also use the bus to Tatranská Lomnica from the Starý Smokovec bus station, and visit other locations in the Tatras.

When is the best time to travel to Slovakia for Hiking?

From the beginning of July until the end of August

What people are saying about Hiking | Slovak High Tatras

Nora

5.00

I had a wonderful day and hike in the Tatras. I recommend this tour to anyone who would like to practice climbing safely and/or wishes to learn more about the surroundings.

4.00

Our guide was the BEST! He explained a lot about the country, took videos and photos of us. We had such great moments and he also give us some Slovakian souvenirs at the end.

5.00

Marcel is a great guide. We had a great day with him - both for the places but especially for his company. You can definitely see he loves his job, the places and showing them to people. Aside from being an expert of his own field, he has also been a great travel companion and he had many historical/anecdotical stories to share. Definitely recommended!

Nora

5.00

I had a wonderful day and hike in the Tatras. I recommend this tour to anyone who would like to practice climbing safely and/or wishes to learn more about the surroundings.

Umar

5.00

Peter was very professional, helpful and friendly from the beginning. As my intention was to Winter Hike, Peter came prepared with all the right equipment for me. The Hike was challenging as I had 10kg bag to carry with plenty of steep hikes, I found Peter very patient and helpful. This was one of the greatest experience I have ever had and this was down to the fact Peter made sure I enjoyed my day thoroughly as a Solo Traveller! I highly recommend him to anyone who wants to visit Tatras!

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