Lake Morskie Oko, Tatra National Park

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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. For Lake Morskie Oko and beyond, use our Tatra National Park trip itinerary website to get the most from your Tatra National Park vacation.
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  • Great one day escape if you are nearby (Krakow). There's a lot of different routes but main and easiest route is about 15 kilometers round. There's no very high altitudes so you can easily walk with f...  more »
  • The view is gorgeous. We were in early May, when the lake was still frozen. We went quite early, about 10 we were on the site, but already and this hour began to do crowded. On the route you can see people with wheelchairs, babies, pregnant women. To the full Grotesese was missing only someone in the heels. Beautiful place, but people pick him all the charm. In addition, everything pays.
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