HIKING IN HIGH TATRAS


Around 1.3 million of visitors come to the region of the High Tatras during the summer, to relax and recharge their batteries in this beautiful area for one or more days. The High Tatras offer various possibilities for active relaxation with easy or difficult hiking tracks.

Discover TOP 10 trails in the Tatras


Enjoy summer hiking in the Tatras to the fullest
 
1.    To the valleys Furkotská dolina and Mlynická dolina 

Take a chairlift from Štrbské Pleso to Mt Solisko and feast your eyes on beautiful valleys – Mlynická dolina and Furkotská dolina. Ideal active relaxation in summer. 

Trail length: 11.4 km 
Duration: 4 h 40 min
Level of difficulty: medium 
Starting point: Mt Solisko (1,820 m)
Final destination: Bystrá lávka (2,314 m)


 
2.    To Mt Predné Solisko

Take a chairlift from Štrbské Pleso to Mt Solisko and walk up to Mt Predné Solisko. The trail is tailored for families with kids. It takes less than hour to get to the popular tourist destination with breathtaking panoramic views of surrounding peaks and valleys. 

Trail length: 1.2 km 
Duration: 1 h
Level of difficulty: low 
Starting point: Mt Solisko (1,820 m)
Final destination: Mt Predné Solisko (2,314 m)
 
3.    To Mt Slavkovský štít

Take a funicular from the mountain resort of Starý Smokovec to Hrebienok – the main tourist trail junction in the area. Discover Slavkovská dolina (valley) and feast your eyes on the beautiful nature of the Tatras. 


Trail length: 6.2 km 
Duration: 4 h 45 min
Level of difficulty: high 
Starting point: Hrebienok (1,275 m)
Final destination: Mt Slavkovský štít (2,452 m)
 
4.    Along the main tourist trail to Skalnaté Pleso 

Set out for a popular and comfortable trail to admire a stunning tarn and spend a day full of great family fun in the final destination – Tatranská Lomnica. 
Take a funicular from Starý Smokovec to Hrebienok and continue along the red marked trail. After 2 hours, you will arrive at a beautiful mountain tarn. Then use a cable car to travel back safely from Skalnaté pleso to Tatranská Lomnica. If you want to feel more adrenalin pumping in your blood, use a mountain cart or a scooter on your way back. 


Trail length: 6.2 km 
Duration: 2 h 10 min
Level of difficulty: medium 
Starting point: Hrebienok (1,275 m)
Final destination: Skalnaté pleso (1,755 m)
 
5.    To Sliezsky dom mountain hotel

The perfect summer hiking trip. Take a funicular from Starý Smokovec to Hrebienok, then follow the red marked trail through Slavkovská dolina (valley). The mountain panoramas are truly beautiful there, including absolutely clear and breathtaking tarns Slavkovské plieska and Velické pleso.


Trail length: 6.2 km 
Duration: 2 h 15 min
Level of difficulty: medium 
Starting point: Hrebienok (1,275 m)
Final destination: Sliezsky dom (1,670 m)
 
6.    To Téry´s chalet

A great summer trip for all lovers of active relaxation. Take a funicular from Starý Smokovec to Hrebienok and continue along the red marked trail. You will see beautiful mountain waterfalls and Rainer´s chalet on the way. Once you get to Zámkovský´s crossing, follow the green marked trail that runs to your final destination. 


Trail length: 7 km 
Duration: 2 h 45 min
Level of difficulty: medium 
Starting point: Hrebienok (1,275 m)
Final destination: Téryho chalet (2,015 m)
 
7.    To Zelené pleso (tarn)

Take a cable car from Tatranská Lomnica to Skalnaté pleso and feast your eyes on the beautiful tarn next to the station building or add an extra adventure and take a cable car to Mt Lomnický štít or a chairlift to Lomnické sedlo (saddle). Breathtaking views within reach, an unforgettable walk in the clouds.
Then take the red tourist trail from Skalnaté pleso through Huncovská dolina (valley) to Mt Veľká Svišťovka and down the valley known as Dolina Bielej vody to your final destination that is really worth visiting. 


Trail length: 5.6 km 
Duration: 2 h 30 min
Level of difficulty: medium 
Starting point: Skalnaté pleso (1,755 m)
Final destination: Zelené pleso (1,550 m)
 
8.    To Veľké Biele pleso (tarn)

Take a chairlift from Tatranská Lomnica to Skalnaté pleso and feast your eyes on the beautiful tarn next to the station building or add an extra adventure and take a cable car to Mt Lomnický štít or a chairlift to Lomnické sedlo (saddle). Then take the blue marked trail through Skalnatá dolina (valley) over Mt Malá Svišťovka to Folvarská poľana (clearing). Then follow the green and yellow trail to Šalviový prameň (spring) and the blue trail to the north to Veľké Biele pleso (tarn).


Trail length: 9.2 km 
Duration: 2 h 55 min
Level of difficulty: high
Starting point: Skalnaté pleso (1,755 m)
Final destination: Veľké Biele pleso ( 1,615 m)
 
9.    To Mt Jahňací štít

Take a cable car from Tatranská Lomnica to Skalnaté pleso and feast your eyes on the beautiful nature of the Tatras. Follow the red marked trail from Skalnaté pleso to Mt Veľká Svišťovka and continue to Zelené pleso (tarn). Then take the yellow trail from the Chalet at Zelené pleso to get to your final destination – Mt Jahňací štít. 

Trail length: 8.3 km 
Duration: 4 h 40 min
Level of difficulty: high 
Starting point: Skalnaté pleso (1,755 m)
Final destination: Mt Jahňací štít ( 2,230 m)
 
10.    To Mt Gerlachovský štít

If you long for a real adrenalin-pumping adventure, Mt Gerlachovský štít is the best choice. The highest Slovak peak can be climbed only along with a professional mountain guide. The trail begins at Sliezsky dom and runs through a steep section known as Velická próba. 


Level of difficulty: high 
Starting point:  (1,670 m)
Final destination: Mt Gerlachovský štít (2,655 m)

 

HIKING IN THE HIGH TATRAS

There are about 600km of marked trails in the territory of the Tatra National Park, which take the tourists to the most attractive places in the High Tatras. Trails leading through valleys enable tourists to climb to Tatra chalets, difficult or easily accessible Tatra peaks or pass various Tatra saddles. All tourist trails assigned for movement of visitors within the Tatra National Park are marked (red, blue, green or yellow).

MOUNTAIN GUIDES

Even the first visitors to the Tatras  in the 16th century or maybe earlier would use services of “local experts” from villages under the Tatras when walking in unknown or dangerous terrain. They were poachers, later even members of the local intelligentsia, e.g. teachers, priests and mainly professors of the Lyceum of Kežmarok, who would take their pupils to the mountains. Non registered mountain guides were united by the Hungarian Carpathian Society in 1873 and other associations in following eras. Today, there are mountain guides that form the National Association of Mountain Guides of the Slovak Republic.

Association of mountain guides High Tatras, Vila Alica, Starý Smokovec
12:00 – 18:00, tel.: +421905 428 170

NORDIC WALKING

Nordic Walking is not only a trendy sports activity but provides a very effective sports training, too. It engages the whole body without putting too much strain on joints.

If you feel up for it, rent a pair of walking sticks or take a tour with a professional instructor.


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