What are the best tracks in Slovakia? It truly depends on what you are looking for. there are more difficult tracks or less dificult touristic hikes.

Basically any track in High Tatra Mountains is nice, and I think you simply can make only a good choice and will enjoy it.
Here are few tracks I recommend:


Easy and Medium very popular treks

  1. Hrebienok, Zamkovskeho chata - Teryho chata and back (1 day)
  2. Hrebienok, Zamkovskeho chata - Skalnate pleso - Smokovec (1 day)
  3. Hrebienok,  Brncalova cottage (1 day)
  4. Hrebienok, Zbojnicka chata and back (1 day)
  5. Hrebienok, Zamkovskeho chata - Teryho chata, Zbojnicka cottage Hrebienok (2 days)
  6. Sliezky dom (easy) (1 day)

More difficult treks:

  1. Končistá,
  2. Lomnicky pik  (Lomničák, Lomnický štít)
  3. Gerlach
  4. Vysoká

 

Other very popular treks/hikes:

  1. Tomasovsky view - in Slovensky raj
  2. Janosik wholes (Janosikove diery) - in Orava
  3. Čingov, Podlesok

 

 

 

Treks with difficulty medium and easy 

1. Hrebienok, Zamkovskeho Cottage => Teryho Cottage and back

Tery cottage, Tatra mountains, Slovakia

Img source: wikimedia.org, Kristo

Difficulty :medium
Starting point: Smokovec
Point where to turn back: Teryho chata
End point Smokovec
Total time: approximately 6 hours there and back (+ counts few breaks on cottages for a tea, or looking around , it can take longer)

Teryho cottage is in 2015 meters. This is favourite trek/hike, which requires people to be fit. You can see amazing Lomnicky peak from here (the other side comparing to Skalnate lake).
environment around is great for climbing, skialps and also for relax.

 

2. Hrebienok, Zamkovskeho chata - Skalnate pleso - Smokovec

 Observatory Skalnate pleso, Tatra mountains, Slovakia

Img source: wikimedia.org, Kristo

Difficulty : Low Medium
Starting point: Hrebienok
Goint through: Zamkovskeho chata to Skalnate pleso, and you can either walk down to Smokovec, (1.5 hours) or take a cable car.
End point Tatranska Lomnica
Total time: approximately 5 hours  (+ counts few breaks on cottages for a tea etc , it can take longer)

 

3. Hrebienok,  Brncalova cottage

Ssee picture here

Img source: 

Difficulty :medium
Starting point: Hrebienok
Goint through: Zamkovskeho chata to Skalnate pleso, and you can either walk down to Smokovec, (1.5 hours) or take a cable car.
End point Tatranska Lomnica
Total time: approximately 5 hours  (+ counts few breaks on cottages for a tea etc , it can take longer)

 

4. Hrebienok, Zbojnicka cottage and back

Zbojnicka Cottage, Tatra mountains, Slovakia

Img source: wikimedia.org, Jerzy Opiola

Difficulty :medium
Starting point: Hrebienok
Point where to turn back: Zbojnicka cottage
End point Hrebienok
Total time: approximately 6 hours there and back (+ counts few breaks on cottages for a tea, or looking around, it can take a bit longer)

 

5. Hrebienok, Teryho cottage ==> Zbojnicka cottage ==> Hrebienok (2 days)

Zbojnicka Cottage, Tatra mountains, Slovakia

Img source: wikimedia.org, Jerzy Opiola

Difficulty :medium
Starting point: Hrebienok
Going through: Teryho cottage, you can stay overnight there, and next day continue to Zbojnicka cottage and then to Hrebienok
End point Hrebienok
Total time: 2 days, at relaxing speed while observing amazing nature of Tatra mountains, and spending a night there at (2015 meters cottage)
This hike is combination of trek number 1 and number 4.

More difficult treks (quality treks):

1. Lomnicky peak  (Lomničák, Lomnický štít 2634m / 8636 feet )

Lomnicky and Kezmarsky peak, stit from Skalnate pleso II

Img source: wikimedia.org , Kristo;

Difficulty :
Starting point: 
End point: 
Total time: 

These treks are very steep. There are approx 3 paths to go up to Lomnicky peak and they take from 2.5 to 5.5 hours.
Remember you need to return back from the peak :)

1st path 

Difficulty : 
Starting point: Skalnate lake 
Gougng through: Take sitting cable way to Lomnicke sedlo, and then continue walking
End point: Lomnicky peak
Total time: 2.5 hours - 1 way

2nd path 

Difficulty : Very difficult
Starting point: Teryho cottage
End point: Lomnicky peak (please remember, you need to return, you cannot stay at the top)
Total time: 

3rd path 

Difficulty : 
Starting point: from Cottage at Green lake
End point: Lomnicky peak (please remember, you need to return, you cannot stay at the top)
Total time: 5 hours

2. Gerlach peak (Gerlachovský štít)

Gerlach peak, High Tatras, Tatra Mountains, Slovakia

 Img source: wikimedia.org, Radek Drlicka

This is the highest peak of Tatra Mountains and also of whole Carpathian mountains.

It's height is 2654 meters (8701ft).

Carpathian mountains go across Czech Republic,  in the northwest through Slovakia, southern Poland, east Hungary and Ukraine to Romania and very little Serbia in the south.

 

3. Končistá peak

 Koncista from below Nova Polianka, Tatra mountains, SlovakiaKoncista over Batizovske pleso, Tatra mountains, Slovakia

Img source: wikimedia.org , Kristo;

 

4. Vysoká peak

Vysoka peak, Tatra mountains, SlovakiaVysoka peak, Tatra mountains, Slovakia

Img source: wikimedia.org pic1:Jerzy Opioła;  

 

Other very popular treks/hikes in Slovakia:

1. Tomasovsky view - in Slovensky raj

Tomasovsky view, Slovak paradise, Slovakia

Img source: wikimedia.org , Dariusz Wozniak;

Difficulty: Easy
Starting point: Spisske Tomasovce
End point Terchova
Total time: approximately 1.5 hours there and back (+ count few breaks for a tea, or looking around, it can take a bit longer) 

 please check panorama of Slovak Paradise here.

2. Janosik wholes (Janosikove diery) - in Orava

Janosik wholes, Orava, Slovakia

Img source: wikimedia.org , I Sacek, Senior;

Difficulty: low medium
Starting point: Terchova
End point Terchova
Total time: approximately 3.5 hours there and back (+ count few breaks for a tea, or looking around, it can take a bit longer) 

 

3. Čingov, Podlesok in Slovak Paradise

Hornad River, in Cingov, Slovakia

Img source: wikimedia.org , Honza Groh;

Difficulty: low medium
Starting point: Cingov
End point Podlesok
Total time: approximately 4 hours one way (+ count few breaks on cottages for a tea, or looking around, it can take a bit longer) 

The most popular trek in north part of Slovak paradise.

There are 2 touristic places Cingov and Podlesok. They are connected with a trek 15km long which goes through canyon near the river Hornad. Thee are various bridges, ladders, chains steps, which help in walking safely.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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