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$359.45 Private & Custom Tours

Bratislava to Vlkolinec and High Tatras Mountains Private Tour

Start your day with boarding a train from Bratislava to Zilina. While travelling see the unique Slovak countryside, vineyards, castles, and many other great things. Meet your guide at a train station in Zilina and start your from there. You will be taken on a journey through unique Slovak villages. The first stop will be at a traditional sheep farm where you can taste the famous Slovak specialities, then you will head straight to the UNESCO heritage village of Vlkolinec, where you will be able to see the unique wooden houses. Afterwards, you will transfer to the High Tatras and then go to see the unique Strbske pleso - former glacier lake. After the day in the mountains you will head back and take a stop at Strecno castle which was built on a massive rock above the longest river in Slovakia, river Vah.After the last stop your guide will take you to a train station in Zilina where you will board your train back to Bratislava.Day itinerary:7.55am - train from Bratislava to Zilina10.41am - arrival to Zilina- car transfer to sheep farm - approx. 1hr- car transfer to Vlkolinec village - approx. 20mins- car transfer to the Strbske pleso - approx. 45mins- car transfer to Strecno - 1,5hrs- train transfer to Bratislava from Zilina - appox. 2hrs

$402.58 Day Trips & Excursions

Trekking in Slovakia

ItineraryDay 1: Bratislava - Small FatraPass By: Bratislava AirportArrival at Bratislava airport. Transfer to Bratislava train station, driver will provide you with train tickets and take a train to Nezbudska Lucka. Walk from rail station to your hotel, Chata Pod Jedlovinou, Varin.No meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overninght in small family run hotel in Varin & StrecnoDay 2: Trip to Mincol PeakStop At: Mala Fatra Mountains, Bela, Zilina RegionBreakfast at the hotel and trip to Lucianska part of Small Fatra. Starting point Chata Pod Jedlovinou - hike following yellow sign and arrive in Strecno, continue in hiking following red sign and arrive in Saracniky and Mincol Peak (in this area are located relicts from II. W.W.) From Mincol peak follow blue sign and go down to Piatrova Valley– Vrutky and then take direction to Vrutky Rail Station and take the train to Nezbudska Lucka. Return to Chata Pod Jedlovinou. Overnight in Chata Pod Jedlovinou.Duration: 6 hours 15 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overninght in small family run hotel in Varin & StrecnoDay 3: Chata Pod Suchym TripStop At: Mala Fatra Mountains, Bela, Zilina RegionBreakfast at the hotel and trip to Krivanska part of Small Fatra. Starting point Chata Pod Jedlovinou- hike following yeallow sing to Chata Fatranka and then switch to green sign, arrive in Pod Jedlovinou and continue following green sign to Sedlo Brestov and afterwards Javorina. In Javorina switch to red sign and continue to Chata Pod Suchym. In Chata Pod Suchym take a break and we reccomend you to taste someSlovakian dishes. You can extend the tour for 1 hour more walking to Suchy Peak and return back again to Chata Pod Suchym. From Chata Pod Suchym follow green sign and continue to Brestov– Pod Jedlovinou and from Pod Jedlovinou switch to yellow sign and you will arrive in Kur Valley. From Kur Valley follow blue sign to Krasnany. From Krasnany take a bus to Terchova and get off in Terchova- Stefanova. Overnight in Terchova- Stefanova. Your luggage will be delivered to your hotel. Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Accommodation at hotel in TerchovaDay 4: Trip to Tiesnavy CanyonsStop At: Mala Fatra Mountains, Bela, Zilina RegionBreakfast at the hotel and trip through Tiesnavy canyons. Starting point Terchova- Stefanova and follow blue sign to Chata na Gruni, continue following blue sign to Stary Dvor. In Stary Dvor switch to green sign to Sokolie. In Sokolie switch to yellow to Male Noclahy and from Male Noclahy follow blue sign to Tiesnavy. From Tiesnavy either visit the most traditional Slovakian village Terchova, famous thanks to Terchova Music (UNESCO) and birth place of Slovakian „Robin Hood“– Juraj Janosik. From Terchova you can go to your accommodation either by walk, or by bus. Second option is to follow green sign direction to Boboty and Vrch Podzdiar- yellow sing and you will arrive to Terchova- Stefanova. Overnight in Terchova- Stefanova.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Accommodation at hotel in TerchovaDay 5: Trip to Velky Fatransky KrivanStop At: Mala Fatra Mountains, Bela, Zilina RegionBreakfast at the hotel and trip through the main chain of Small Fatra. Take a bus from Terchova- Stefanova, direction Chata Vratna (journey duration 10 mins). Use cable lift and go up to Chleb, hike up following red sign to Velky Fatransky Krivan- the highest peak of Small Fatra– 1703 m. Continue following red sign through Chleb Peak– Hromove– Poludnovy Grun Peak– Stoh to Medziholie and when you arrive in Medziholie switch to the green sign and take the direction to Slahorka and finish in Terchova- Stefanova. Overnight in Terchova- Stefanova. Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Accommodation at hotel in TerchovaDay 6: Rozsutec Peak TripStop At: Mala Fatra Mountains, Bela, Zilina RegionBreakfast at the hotel and trip to Rozsutec Peak. Starting point Terchova- Stefanova, follow yellow sign and arrive in Podziar and from there take the blue sign to Dolne Diery and from Dolne Diery switch to yellow sign to Nove Diery and from Nove Diery, follow yellow sign to Podzdiar. From Podziar follow blue sign and you get to Horne Diery– Tesna Rizna– Sedlo Medzirozsutce and from Sedlo Medzirozsutce follow blue sign to Medziholie. From Medziholie follow green sign to Slahorka and you get back to Terchova- Stefanova. Overnight in Terchova- Stefanova. Duration: 7 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Accommodation at hotel in TerchovaDay 7: Return back to BratislavaPass By: Bratislava AirportBreakfast at the hotel, check out. Take a bus from Terchova- Stefanova to Zilina. From Zilina take a train back to Bratislava. Driver will wait you in Bratislava and will transfer you to the airport. Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$333.57 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private Transport to/from Bratislava Airport to Zilina Region

Take a private transport from Bratislava airport to your hotel in Zilina area with our private driver who will wait for your at the airport in Bratislava and take you all the way to Zilina area. Transfer services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

$378.43 Private & Custom Tours

Private One Day Escape to High and Low Tatras from Bratislava

Begin your day at 8am at the Bratislava train station and board a train for Zilina. Take in the gorgeous views of the sprawling Slovak countryside dotted with vineyards and castles. Meet your driver/guide in Zilina and journey through quaint villages. Stop at a traditional sheep farm and taste local Slovak specialties (price not included). Ride a cable car up to Chopok peak in the Low Tatras, home of the Jasna ski resort. Admire the spectacular scenery from this vantage point and pause for a coffee break (price not included) at a panoramic restaurant.Continue on to the High Tatras and view Strbske Pleso, a glacier lake framed with trees.After the day in the mountains, head to Strecno Castle. It’s built on a massive rock above the Vah RIver.After the last stop your guide will take you to the train station in Zilina, where you will board your train back to Bratislava.

$286.41 Outdoor Activities

Bratislava to Janosik Gorge: Full-Day Private Snowshoeing Tour

Slovakia is considered something of a hiker’s paradise, with the beautiful Carpathian Mountains offering some incredible scenery to explore. This small group private snowshoeing tour from Zilina will allow you to discover many of the beautiful features of the Janosik Gorge. Frozen waterfalls, mountain streams, and breathtaking views all await you as you make your way through the gorge.You will start your day with a train ride from Bratislava to Zilina/ approx. 2hours/, you will be picked up at a train station in Zilina by our experienced guide who will take you on the snowshoeing trip from the village of Terchova, the hometown of "Slovakia's Robin Hood," national hero Juraj Janosik. Heading south into the Mala Fatra National Park, you will transverse Janosik’s Lower Gorge, passing under Rozsutec Mountain, you will get the opportunity to see beautiful frozen waterfalls, snowy winter wonderland and maybe even the hidden treasure.After a great hiking tour you will be taken for lunch to a local restaurant/sheep farm/ to try slovak traditional specialities. After lunch your guide will take you to show you the famous Strecno castle that was build on a massive rock just above the longest running river in Slovakia - river Vah.After an enjoyable day you will take your train back to Bratislava.