Trip Report

Slovak highest mountains

3 days of hiking and resting in mountain cottages in the High Tatras.

by marekAtlasGuru Contributor

EuropeSlovakia3 days / September 2019

Highs & Lows

Potato dumplings with sheep cheese so called ´Bryndzove halusky´ are recommended for sufficient strength!

The weather is the most constant in the September with lot of sunlight so the sun protection is a must.

Q & A

  • What tips would you give a friend?

    You should be at least average fit. You go to an unpredictable mountain environment.

  • Packing tips?

    Equip yourself for the hike - with proper clothes and shoes as well as food supplies

  • Transportation Tips?

    The easiest way to get to the Tatras is by train to Štrba / Poprad. And then by bus/train to any of your starting location.


  • Mountain Hotel Bilíkova Chata/cottage, Booking. The beautiful decor and peaceful atmosphere let you feel relaxed here. It's a pleasant experience to taste nicely cooked cabbage soup and good Halusky.

  • Zbojnícka chata/cottage, Friends. Cozy sleeping in a shared dormitory. In addition to the possibility of purchasing ready meals, there is also a kitchen with gas stove, utility water and dryer. Toilet is outside the cottage.

  • Chata pod Rysmi/Cottage under the Rysy (peak) The cottage was recently renovated and currently offers 14 beds in a roof dormitory, a buffet and the most exposed dry toilet in the Tatras, outside the cottage. We have used and enjoyed all of it!