Families Worldwide Jump to main menu

This action-packed family adventure to the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia will not disappoint! Enjoy exploring the wealth of castles, gorges and mountains on foot, by bike and on the water.

  • See three countries in a week
  • Discover the cobbled streets of Prague
  • Explore the Tatras & Carpathian Mountains
  • Go rafting through Dunajec Gorge
  • Cycle through the Slovakian landscape
  • Visit medieval castles on foot

Explore the cobbled streets of Prague before boarding an overnight train to the Carpathian Mountains of Slovakia. Here, you can enjoy beautiful mountain walks and bike rides. Learn about the medieval castles of Spis and Niedzica in Slovakia, then cycle to Kezmarok and raft through the stunning Dunajec Gorge. Your adventure concludes in Krakow, Poland, with optional excursions to the Wieliczka Salt Mine or Auschwitz.

Typical Itinerary

  1. Day 1: Fly to Prague

    Travel to Prague and meet at the group hotel for a welcome and introduction meeting. The rest of the day is free to explore Prague or relax.

  2. Day 2: City tour, overnight train to Carpathians

    Enjoy a tour of Prague’s highlights, including the 9th century Prague Castle, the iconic Gothic St Vitus’s Cathedral and the famous Charles Bridge. In the evening transfer to the train station to board an overnight train to the High Tatras Mountains in Slovakia.

  3. Day 3: Waterfalls & hike to Skalnate Pleso

    After arriving in Slovakia, transfer to your hotel in Tatranska Lomnica, from where you set off to hike the popular Tatranksa Magistrala trail. Take the tram to Stary Smokovec and walk to the beautiful cascading waterfalls of Studeny Potok. Walk through forest and up mountain trails, visiting a mountain hut and relaxing by a lake for a picnic. There will be the option to take a cable car to Lomnicky Stit, the second highest peak in the Tatras and offering amazing panoramic views.

  4. Day 4: Spis Castle, Levoca & cycle to Kezmarok

    Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Spis Castle and enjoy a short guided tour exploring the lovely medieval town of Levoca. Then transfer to the heart of the Levoca Mountains and cycle down to Kezmarok, following the road used by the Czech and the Russian Red Army. Enjoy exploring Kezmarok and the castle before transferring back to your hotel.

  5. Day 5: Optional excursion to Slovak Paradise Park

    Today is free at your leisure to relax or exploring the surrounding area. There will be an optional excursion to Slovak Paradise Park, an area full of gorges, canyons, caves and waterfalls. Walk through the passages of the canyon of Prielom Hornadu, looking out for the tracks of brown bear, lynx, wolf and more.

  6. Day 6: Rafting, cycling & Niedzica Castle

    Transfer to the small village of Cerveny Klastor and begin your rafting adventure through Dunajec Gorge, meandering between the sheer mountainsides of the National Park and enjoying views that change from one minute to the next.

    After lunch cycle back to Cerveny Klastor and transfer to Niedzica in Poland to visit Niedzica Castle, situated on a hill just upstream from the Dunajec River mouth. Then transfer to your hotel in Krakow.

  7. Day 7: Krakow & optional excursions

    Today enjoy exploring Krakow, where the entire medieval Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Wander along cobbled streets and visit the city’s many churches and squares. There will be optional visits to the fascinating underground world Wieliczka Salt Mines or Auschwitz concentration camp.

  8. Day 8: Fly back to the UK

    Enjoy some more free time in Krakow before departing for your flight back to the UK.

Guide prices

  • Prices from (exc. international flights): £1,099 per adult, £999 per child
  • Prices from (inc. flights from/to UK): £1,319 per adult, £1,209 per child

Child prices apply for ages 11 and under at the time of travel.

Other information

  • Duration: 8 days
  • Ideal for ages: 8+
  • Itinerary type: Small group

Departure Guide

View full details
  • May
  • Summer

What’s Included

All prices are per person and include:

  • Accommodation

    Accommodation is in comfortable 3* hotels in Prague and Krakow, with a ski chalet-style hotel in Tatranska Lomnica, located at the foot of the High Tatras. Rooms are en suite and all accommodation is based on twin/double share.
  • Meals

    7 breakfasts
  • Activities

    • City tour

    • Cycling

    • Hiking

    • Rafting

Flights

You can typically expect to pay from £220 for an adult, and from £210 for a child aged 11 and under.

Flight prices are subject to change, and prices tend to be higher during peak periods or when booking late.

For peace of mind, we recommend that you book your flights with us. If you choose your own flights, please ask us to confirm all arrangements first.

Next Steps

Departures

Choose your preferred departure from the 4 options below, then make a no obligation booking request, or enquire if you would like to ask us a question.

Itinerary dates Prices per person from (exc. flights)
Year Starts Ends Adult price, excluding flights, from Child price, excluding flights, from Note Options
2018 26 May 2 Jun £1,099 £999 Book or Enquire
2018 21 Jul 28 Jul £1,099 £999 Book or Enquire
2018 4 Aug 11 Aug £1,099 £999 Book or Enquire
2018 11 Aug 18 Aug £1,099 £999 Book or Enquire