5. From Krakow: Dunajec River Rafting & Zakopane Town Tour
Experience one of the greatest tourist attractions in Poland with a thrilling rafting expedition down the Dunajec River through the Pieniny Gorge along the Polish-Slovak border. Your adventure begins with a convenient hotel pick-up and transfer from Krakow. En route to the river, you'll stop at the charming 16th century wooden church in Debno for a unique cultural experience followed with a stop on view point over Niedzica Castle. Once you reach the Dunajec River, you'll board a traditional wooden raft and glide gently through the towering cliffs of the gorge, admiring the breathtaking limestone rock formations and picturesque mountain scenery. Your animated river guides will bring the pristine and wild environment to life with fascinating stories and insights. During the approximately 2-3 hour cruise (depending on the water level of the river), you'll enjoy stunning views of the high summits of Trzy Korony and Mt. Sokolica, making for an unforgettable experience. Finally, you'll reach Szczawnica and conclude your adventure having gained a newfound appreciation for the natural beauty of Poland. Your Zakopane tour begins with a breathtaking panorama of the Tatra Mountains, viewed from the top of Gubalowka Hill, and a cable car will take you there. The charming city of Zakopane is located at the foot of the Tatra Mountains. It is visited all year long by many Polish and international tourists. Next you will explore the local old-school bazaar and Krupowki Street, filled with restaurants, local stores and regional goods, as well as gift shops. Following lunch you will head back to Krakow, passing the famous ski jump and entering a quaint wooden church on the outskirts of Zakopane.