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A perfect combination of sightseeing in Krakow with an active holidays in the Polish Tatra Mountains. Experience unique atmosphere of the former capital of Poland, its history and culture on every corner combined with visiting UNESCO-listed Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine. Then go to Zakopane to explore the beauty of Polish landscape during hiking in the Polish Tatra mountains.
5 days (4 nights)
Krakow Airport (KRK)
6-8 team members per group
TRIP PRICE: €399
- the largest in Europe, UNESCO - listed Old Market Square
- St Mary’s church,
- Cloth Hall
- Townhall Tower
- Wawel Hill with
Cathedral and Wawel Castle
- remains of medieval city walls with Barbican and St Florian Gate
- Schindler's Factory (optional)
- Jewish District Kazimierz
- St Francis Church
- Bishop’s Palace and "papal window” of John Paul II
- Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum
- Wieliczka Salt Mine
- hiking to Morskie Oko – the most famous and largest lake in the Tatra Mountains
- hiking to Czarny Staw - 2nd deepest lake in Tatras, located on 1580 m above sea level (optional hike as a bit more demanding)
- cable car to the top of Kasprowy Wierch (1987m) - one of the most popular mountain peaks in Poland
*We are obliged to provide basic travel
insurance cover but please bear in mind that you should also have your
own travel insurance policy with suitable cover for relevant activities
as a condition of your booking
- Jewish Krakow walking tour with an English speaking guide (minimum 6 guests required)
- Schindler's Factory
- Main Square Underground
Arrival at Krakow airport before 12:00. Transfer to the city center provided. Lunch time and check-in at the apartment.
Kraków’s Old Town walking tour during which you will be able to see such sites as Main Market Square with St Mary’s church, Cloth Hall and Townhall Tower, remains of medieval city walls with Barbican and St Florian Gate, St Francis Church, Bishop’s Palace and „papal window”, Wawel Hill with Cathedral and Wawel Castle
Free time to wander around the Old Town. Dinner / night out in one of Krakow’s bustling restaurants/pubs with amazing food and drinks
Tour to the notorious Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum. Visit the largest concentration camp organized by the German Nazi, find out about the horrors of the Holocaust, commemorate the victims of the cruel extermination and comprehend the value of freedom and peace.
Direct transfer to Wieliczka. Packed lunch boxes provided.
Descend into the amazing underground world of Wieliczka Salt Mine and marvel at salt statues, gorgeous chambers and chapels, underground lakes while listening to the wonderful music of Chopin. See the mining artifacts, various objects carved from salt when discovering this unique place.
Dinner / night out in one of Krakow’s pubs/clubs.
Transfer to Zakopane – the winter capital of Poland. Lunch in a typical Polish highlander’s (goralska) style restaurant.
Zakopane walking tour with an English speaking guide during which you will get to know unique culture of Polish highlanders ("Gorale", wander around bustling Krupówki boulevard, marvel at panoramic views of the Tatra mountains and discover the wooden regional architecture of the resort.
Cable car to Kasprowy Wierch - one of the most popular mountains in Poland boasting wonderful views from 1987 m.
Stroll along Krupowki street or funicular ride to Gubalowka Mountain - known as one of the best Tatra Mountains viewpoints.
Dinner / night out in one of Zakopane's restaurants/pubs
Hiking to Morskie Oko – the most famous and largest lake in the Tatra Mountains with breathtaking views, majestic mountains, crystal-clear water, peace and quietness of pure nature.
Lunch at Schronisko
PTTK by the lake.
Hiking to Czarny Staw - 2nd deepest lake in Tatras, located on 1580 m above sea level from which amazing views over Morskie Oko open up (optional hike since it's a bit more demanding).
Evening out in Zakopane with yummy traditional food, local drinks and folk music.
Return to Krakow.
In case of afternoon flight departure, free time to explore the city - optional tours available: Schindler’s Factory, Main Square Underground or Jewish Quarter
Transfer to Krakow airport (KRK).
* This is an example itinerary of a typical trip we organize. We reserve the right to change the order of visited attractions if and as required.
On our Krakow sightseeing tour explore the old town with towering churches and Wawel - the Royal castle which served as residence of Polish kings for 6 centuries.
Commemorate victims of the Holocaust on our Krakow Auschwitz tour.