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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 Slovak High Tatras

Why should I choose Slovak High Tatras 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.

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How can I get to Slovak High Tatras?

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 Slovak High Tatras for Hiking?

From the beginning of July until the end of August

What people are saying about Hiking | Slovak High Tatras



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.


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.


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!



Amazing hike in the snow from Hrebienok. Peter was a fantastic guide, super friendly and knowledgeable and took lots of photos/videos for us as memories of the day. Really couldn’t have asked for more and we would recommend everyone visit this beautiful part of the world!



I am not a strong mountain hiker, and need many small breakes during ascending. Peter was very patient and controlling the pace very well. We were relatively lucky with the comfortable weather, and saw both wild life and beautiful High Tatras and Rysy Summit. Peter is very experienced guide and mountain rescuer, he cares these mountains dearly. You will be in good hands hiking with him. I had a wonderful day and would do it again!

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