Hiking Bear Watching Tour

Great way to explore local wildlife during walk in Tatra mountain without hides in Slovakia.

Bear watching walking tour in Slovakia, is one of our popular tours we provide in Tatra mountain in Slovakia! Experienced bear guides will take you to the places with best chance to spot brown bear. We do about 30 tours in 4 months.

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Hiking bearwatchoing tour in Tatra mountain in Slovakia

Seeing the brown bears in their territory is always great day, even for our guides, as every day is always different, but besides the brown bear we will spot the chamois, red deer, bird species ….

Let us give you an eye test:)

How many brown bears of tatra mountain you can see on this picture?

Brown bear and cubs in tatra mountain in adventoura slovakia

If you answered 3, you are great spotter, because there is mom and two little cubs, picture taken on June last year.

The Tatra Mountains National Park offers many places where you can find them. Possible spots to see them are in the village Ždiar area, central mountain but also western tatra mountain.

We will take you to one where are the best chances to see them. Located near village Podbanské.


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Most common question by clients?

How high is the chance to spot brown bear in it’s own territory?

Each season we do around 30 tours and 25 were successful in spotting the bears.

How long and how hard is the hike?

Hike takes 7km into the valley and 7km back, please see the graph.

Every bear watching day tour is different. It always depends on season and weather but the chances to spot them are always high.

If you would like to read reviews of our previous tours please follow our TRIPADVISOR page.

Thank you and see you soon in Slovakia!


P.S.: before booking please read our CANCELATION POLICY

CANCELATION POLICY
– cancelling tour 8 days before starting date, we do not charge you any money
– cancelling tour 3-7 days before starting date, we charge 50% of total amount
– cancelling tour 2 days before starting date, we charge 80% of total amount
– cancelling tour 1 day or no show on tour we charge 100% of total amount
From 150€ per person
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Level

5

Season

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Minimum age

4 years

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Type

Active
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Duration

7

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Availability

June - October

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25.06.2024
25.06.2024
5
150€
28.06.2024
28.06.2024
8
150€
02.07.2024
02.07.2024
8
150€
04.07.2024
04.07.2024
8
150€
09.07.2024
09.07.2024
8
150€
11.07.2024
11.07.2024
6
150€
16.07.2024
16.07.2024
0
150€
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18.07.2024
18.07.2024
6
150€
23.07.2024
23.07.2024
8
150€
25.07.2024
25.07.2024
6
150€
30.07.2024
30.07.2024
0
150€
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01.08.2024
01.08.2024
5
150€
06.08.2024
06.08.2024
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150€
08.08.2024
08.08.2024
8
150€
13.08.2024
13.08.2024
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150€
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15.08.2024
15.08.2024
2
150€
20.08.2024
20.08.2024
6
150€
22.08.2024
22.08.2024
8
150€
27.08.2024
27.08.2024
8
150€
29.08.2024
29.08.2024
8
150€
03.09.2024
03.09.2024
8
150€
05.09.2024
05.09.2024
8
150€
10.09.2024
10.09.2024
8
150€
12.09.2024
12.09.2024
8
150€
17.09.2024
17.09.2024
8
150€
19.09.2024
19.09.2024
8
150€
24.09.2024
24.09.2024
8
150€
26.09.2024
26.09.2024
8
150€
01.10.2024
01.10.2024
8
150€
03.10.2024
03.10.2024
8
150€
08.10.2024
08.10.2024
8
150€
10.10.2024
10.10.2024
8
150€
11.10.2024
11.10.2024
6
150€
15.10.2024
15.10.2024
8
150€
17.10.2024
17.10.2024
8
150€
22.10.2024
22.10.2024
8
150€
24.10.2024
24.10.2024
8
150€
29.10.2024
29.10.2024
8
150€

What's included

Included

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icons Transfer from Poprad, St. Smokovec or Štrbské Pleso

What to bring

icons Waterproof clothes
icons Food and drink /minimum 1L per person/
icons Backpack for binocular

Not Included

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Itinerary

1
Meet and greet your guide at Podbanské village, Vysoké Tatry

Meeting time strongly depends on the season, on spring we usually meet at 4AM and in autumn we meet at 5:30AM.

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Start to walk

Everybody in the group received binocular, our first possible spot to see the brown bear will be in 60 minutes of hike.

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While on trail

We do many stops while on hike, our guide will do his best to find the bear!! Besides bear watching, our guides will teach you names of the flowers, berries, mushrooms and trees growing in western tatra mountains.

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Found the bear!!!

Once we find the bear or bears in the valley we stay with them as long as we see them!

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Happy return

We had great hike in fantastic valley with tons of pictures and videos. Your guide will send you his files through online cloud storage:)

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THANKS FOR JOINING US!!!