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.
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 ….
How many brown bears of tatra mountain you can see on this picture?
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.
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!
June - October
Meeting time strongly depends on the season, on spring we usually meet at 4AM and in autumn we meet at 5:30AM.
Everybody in the group received binocular, our first possible spot to see the brown bear will be in 60 minutes of hike.
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.
Once we find the bear or bears in the valley we stay with them as long as we see them!
We had great hike in fantastic valley with tons of pictures and videos. Your guide will send you his files through online cloud storage:)