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Panorama of the Giant Mountains in one day

Highlights: 
Špindlerův Mlýn – the best known mountain resort in Czechia
A view of Sněžka – the highest mountain in Czechia
The Labe spring – a great European-class stream
Krkonoše mountain chalets
Overview
Itinerary
What is included
Although the whole-day trip to the highest mountains in Czechia starts with early rising, that simply goes hand in hand with trips to the mountains.
We leave the lazily-awakening resort of Špindlerův Mlýn behind in the morning and head straight to Mědvědín by cableway, up to a height of 1,235 m. Then it’s just up to our legs and the goodwill of Mr Krakonoš, fabled guardian and ruler of Krkonoše. Without doubt, some of the most interesting parts of this trip include the Pančava Waterfall, the Pančava meadow or the burial mounds of Hanč and Vrbata – two skiers who died in the past during a cross-country skiing competition. We take a coffee break at a chalet named after one of these two men.
Shortly after midday, we arrive at the Elbe spring – a large European stream which flows into the North Sea, all the way past Hamburg. We have lunch at Labská bouda – the only panel construction on the Krkonoše peaks, which has resumed serving for tourist accommodation since its rebirth in 2012. A closing descent to Špindlerův Mlýn and dinner at a traditional mountain restaurant then awaits us. We return to Prague during the night.
Early morning transfer to Špindlerův Mlýn, by cable way to Medvědín hill (1233m). Hiking past Vrbatova bouda (1396 m), the Elbe spring and Pančava waterfall back to Špindlerův Mlýn                
Špindlerův Mlýn is probably the best-known tourist and winter resort in our country. What was originally a miner’s settlement lying at a height of 700 m above sea level was named after the Špindler family, who owned a mill there. Significant building development began there as early as the 19th century thanks to its wonderful location among the highest Czech mountains; many curbed constructions were transformed into opulent hotels, and the area soon became a sought-after location for holidaymakers.
Using the cableway, we pass over a significant 500 elevated metres and arrive at the base of the marked paths. From the view close by, you can already see the highest mountain peaks, including Sněžka. The starting trek to the lowest chalet will take us about an hour.
After a break at Vrbatova bouda, we set off along the red sign and take a look at the highest waterfall in Czechia. A captivating view of the Elbe valley, the beautiful Luční and Studiční mountains and the meandering Elbe River surprices us by its beauty. After almost 3 km, we stop for a lunch at the Labská bouda mountain hotel – a controversial site made of concrete boulders. After lunch, a beautiful, almost 9 km long slow descent down the Labe valley to Špindlerův Mlýn awaits us. Tasty dishes in a traditional old Czech pub will be served at the end of the day.
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INCLUDED
 
Return transfer from/to hotel/airport, (car, minibus)
Full day English-speaking tour leader
Lift to Mědvědín mountain
Snack, lunch, dinner
Trekking sticks (if required)
 
NOT INCLUDED
 
Drinks, insurance
Activities: 
One day active trips
Activity level: 
GENTLE
Availability: 
May - September
Tour price per person: 
170 €
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