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This family winter activity holiday spends a week in the remote Tatras Mountains. The stunning location offers a magical, snowy landscape where you can take part in a variety of fun activities.

  • Skiing & snowboarding in the Tatras
  • Take a horse & cart ride from Zdiar
  • Relax in the thermal pools in Bukowina
  • Husky sledding in the stunning Velka Fatra
  • Optional visit to caves & villages

Try downhill skiing or snowboarding in the finest setting in Eastern Europe. Whether travelling by ski, snowshoe, husky sled or horse and cart, Slovakia's great outdoors is just waiting to be explored.

Venture into the snow-laden pine forests on a wilderness snowshoe adventure and take advantage of the thermal waters at Bukowina, where you can play on water slides and relax in the hydromassage pools.

Typical Itinerary

  1. Day 1: Fly to Slovakia, meet at Tatranska Lomnica

    Fly to Poprad and make your way to your hotel in Tatranska Lomnica, a popular ski resort located in the shadow of the Tatras Mountains.

  2. Day 2: Treetop walk & snowshoeing

    Walk in the treetops for a bird's-eye view of the forest and surrounding mountains. Next put on your snowshoes to explore the Tatras.

  3. Day 3: Downhill skiing from Tatranska Lomnica

    The slopes at Tatranska Lomnica attract skiers of every level of skill and experience. The day is yours to enjoy the slopes, practice skiing or snowboarding, or take a cable car to Lomnicky Stit Peak for panoramic views of the surrounding mountain range. 

  4. Day 4: Dog sledding & thermal pools

    Transfer to the heart of the Tatras Mountains, famous for its dramatic ridges, hillside meadows, caves and distinctive rock formations, partially covered with snow. You will have the chance to explore this landscape by dog sled, which is great fun in itself.

    After exploring the park, you can look forward to a spot of relaxation at the thermal water park. Here you can find both indoor and outdoor thermal pools, as well as saunas, jacuzzis and a wellness centre, to leave you feeling warm and refreshed.

  5. Day 5: Train ride to Strbske Pleso Mountain Lake

    Hop on a train to the highest village in the Tatras, famous for its beautiful mountain lake. From here, enjoy a tranquil walk through the beautiful valley to the bottom of the falls.

  6. Day 6: Cable car & winter forest picnic

    This morning  you will visit a magical winter wonderland where you will see ice sculptures by artists from all over the world. Next, ride a horse and sleigh through the forest, before stopping for an outdoor Slovakian barbecue.

  7. Day 7: Free day: optional activities

    Your last day in Slovakia is free for you to choose from the optional activities or excursions on offer, perhaps exploring some of the local culture and open-air museums. Alternatively, you might wish to head back to the slopes to practice some more skiing or snowboarding.

  8. Day 8: Fly back to UK

    Leave your hotel and make your way to Poprad Airport for your flight back to the UK.

Guide prices

  • Prices from (exc. international flights): £1,099 per adult, £1,059 per child
  • Prices from (inc. flights from/to UK): £1,449 per adult, £1,409 per child

Flight prices are subject to change, and prices tend to be higher during peak periods.

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

Other information

  • Duration: 8 days
  • Ideal for ages: 5+
  • Itinerary type: Small group

Departure Guide

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  • Feb
  • Xmas

What’s Included

All prices are per person and include:

  • Accommodation

    3* hotel x 7 nights
  • Meals

    7 breakfasts & 2 lunches
  • Activities

    • Canopy walk

    • Dog sledding

    • Downhill skiing

    • Hiking

    • Horse & carriage ride

    • Sledging

    • Snowshoeing

Tailored for You

A private departure can also be arranged and tailored to suit your requirements. Contact our experts today.

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Departures

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Our small group holidays require a minimum of just four participants to operate. Most of our holidays are also available on a private basis or can be tailored to meet your requirements.

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Year Starts Ends Adult price, excluding flights, from Child price, excluding flights, from Holiday Status Options
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2019 28 Dec 4 Jan £1,199 £1,099 Guaranteed** Book or Enquire
2020 15 Feb 22 Feb £1,099 £1,059 Available* Book or Enquire