Spend a day in the picturesque town of Zakopane, nestled in the heart of the Tatra Mountains. Take a cable ride to Gubalowka Hill, see the Wielka Krokiew ski jumping hill, visit the Church of the Holy Family, taste authentic Oscypek, and more!

  • Discover the Polish Highlander culture in Zakopane with a 5-Star Local Guide
  • See the famous Wielka Krokiew, which regularly hosts the FIS Ski jumping World Cup
  • Take a cable ride to Gubalowka and admire the views of Tatra Mountains
  • Visit 2 local churches, taste a popular regional snack, and more
  • Enjoy the comfort of private car transfers from Krakow

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  • 9 hours
  • Private TourExclusive only for you
  • Just buy and we get organized immediatelyYour booking guarantees that the tour is already fully organized, come and enjoy!
  • Live GuideEnglish, German, French, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Polish
  • Car Transport
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Embark on an exhilarating day trip from Krakow to Zakopane, the most beautiful town in the Tatra Mountains! See the highlights of Zakopane and enjoy local attractions with a Local Guide! We offer private car transfers directly from your accommodation in Krakow. Enjoy an unforgettable adventure filled with natural beauty, cultural richness, and the warmth of the highland spirit.

Book a 9-hour tour from Krakow to Zakopane. Your group will travel in a private vehicle with our English-speaking driver, admiring the picturesque landscape of the Polish countryside along the way. In Zakopane, our Local Guide will take you on a walking tour of the town, showcasing the region’s rich cultural heritage and well-preserved wooden architecture.

You’ll explore the bustling Krupówki Street, the lively heart of Zakopane, where you can learn about regional crafts and savor delicious regional snacks such as Oscypek (smoked sheep cheese) or Bundz (goat cheese) sold at the traditional wooden stalls. You will also visit the neo-romanesque brick Church of the Holy Family, and the Church of Our Lady of Czestochowa, which is the oldest wooden church in Zakopane.

If you’re a fan of ski jumping, then Wielka Krokiew is a must-see. This huge ski jumping hill regularly hosts the FIS Ski jumping World Cup so it’s a top attraction! We want to show you the true beauty of the Tatra Mountains, so your Private Guide will take you on a scenic funicular ride to the top of the Gubalowka Hill. The views from this peak are breathtaking! After sightseeing, our driver will take you back to Krakow.

  • Private Day Trip from Krakow to Zakopane in the Tatra Mountains
  • 5-Star Licensed Guide who is fluent in your preferred language (in Zakopane)
  • Free entry to the Church of Our Lady of Czestochowa and the Church of the Holy Family
  • Both-ways tickets for a funicular ride to Gubalowka Hill
  • Tasting of a regional snack: Oscypek or Bundz
  • Private car transfers with pickup and drop-off at your accommodation in Krakow
  • Tickets for the Wielka Krokiew cableway (4 EUR – optional)
  • Lunch (optional)

The tour selected is a VIP tour. You will be picked up by us from the hotel.
You will provide the hotel address in payment process.
Important information

What you should know

  • Check your email a day before the tour for important information.
  • Our drivers speak Polish and English. You will meet your Private Guide in Zakopane.
  • We offer private transfers from Krakow in a standard car (sedan) for 1-4 people, or in a larger van for groups of 5 people and more. You can book a 5-people tour for a larger vehicle.
  • Entry to churches during masses and special events is restricted, and the opening hours may vary.
  • We recommend wearing comfortable shoes and bringing extra layers of clothing, as the weather is usually colder in the mountain region.