Lake Morskie Oko, Tatra National Park
(4.2/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web)
Gaze into Lake Morskie Oko and admire the reflection of snow-capped mountains on the surface of one of the deepest lakes in the Tatra mountains. One of the surrounding peaks is Rysy, the tallest of the Tatras. To fully appreciate its beauty, you'll have to hike up using a wide tarmac trail for 10 km (6.2 mi), or hitch a ride on a horse cart. You can travel to the base of the hiking trail by van from Zakopane's main road. A chalet at the top sells snacks, water, and other beverages for you to eat inside the chalet or outside; both options offer a view of the lake. Plan to see Lake Morskie Oko and other attractions that appeal to you using our Tatra National Park vacation builder.
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  • The lake view is worth the walk we took. First we took a bus from Krakow to Zakopane, which is 2 hrs journey. The bus frequency is good from Krakow. From Zakopane station local bus cost 10 ZL / person...  more »
  • We were two couples. Entrance you reach a parking lot without information and now you are charging, I ask for information centre, no. We got walked in the Park and toenes Ona that pay to enter without knowing that you'll find. We continue and we have horse-drawn carriages ready to move up, the only means of transport they charge you 50 zlotis to climb 30 per bajar.preguntamos if the journey is long we are trying to convince that we Let's it total 80 zlotis, and we decided to go walking and we are seeing the landscape. The landscape is a road paved pure and hard, between trees cut at the same level, not seen practically nada(igual q con los carruajes, que por cierto, los cargan con 15 adultos y los pobres caballos dan pena es una subida dura para ellos) .they are 2 horses per car and give them whip, that penalty). Arriving where horses come still is walking the Lake 2 hours. There some bareto's dogs and burgers with lack total hygiene equal q the banos.no rrecomiendo nothing that they develop there. Down we decided already tired take carriage horses, they laughed at us gave back to the truck to not the cojieramos mofandose of us by no grasp of ascent. There are no police or an ambulance miserable if you pass anything. We can not claim to no one, so silent head bowed and went up to the truck, down also gave those bestial locals horse whip. In summary, there is no information centre, there are no State management, there is no control or sanitary police, a gross mofandose of non-Polish tourism, are a marvel of site not is it recommend to anyone
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  • Zakopane pks station there are minibuses that lead to places Palenica Białczańska (but there is also written Morskie Oko), leave the parking lot where after paying 5 złoty, part walking uphill towards the Lake of km. There is the possibility of making the path by horse-drawn cart, the Lord asked us 50 złoty per head (did not specify if one way or round trip, spoke no English) and made it clear that wouldn't start with less than 10 people on board. Then we climbed on foot ... recommend good training before departure because it was a Trek though rewarded by breathtaking under the neve...ci are various "stations" and in a more or less halfway there is a free wi-fi. After meeting a beautiful Fox arrived at the Lake ... wonderful. Really a postcard view! Ago (almost) forget the fatigue ... we had lunch at the restaurant that overlooks the Lake ... to leave the path is the same, but downhill is much simpler! We were lucky enough to meet a beautiful DOE!! Great experience! The minibus to go away again from the same point and once you get to Zakopane makes some intermediate stops before returning to the station.
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