8 Days Horseback Riding Trail in Bieszczady
BIESZCZADY MOUNTAINS HORSE RIDING TOUR (8 days)
Fantastic Trail Riding Holiday in the Bieszczady Mountains. This riding tour is a nature lover's paradise. These mountains are renowned for their extremely rich natural environment, exceptional flora and wild fauna. Explore vast forests, home to Carpathian deer, foxes, hares, bears and wolves.
DAY 1: CRACOW
Here you are in Cracow (Krakow). At the time of the arrival you are transferred to the hotel in the city centre. From there you have free time until the evening when the group meets for dinner in the hotel restaurant.
DAY 2: WISLOK WIELKI-RUDAWKA RYMANOWSKA
We start from Sanok – town located near the Polish-Ukrainian-Slovakian border (c.a. 3,5 hours drive from Krakow). After breakfast, we meet our horses and get ready for departure. At first we cross large open spaces and after the picnic, the path leads through forests. We pass through the villages of Nowosielce and Odrzechowa and arrive to Rudawka Rymanowska where we spend the night in the most remote of places. In the village of Odrzechowa there is a zootechnical institute specialized in breeding horses huculs we have perhaps the opportunity to visit that the next day. We start from Wislok Wielki – small village near the Polish-Ukrainian-Slovakian border. After breakfast, we select our horses and get are ready for the big day. Our route passes through abandoned villages where we see the ruins slowly claimed back by the nature.. We stop for a picnic on a large pasture called Polany Surowiczne where the sheep, cows and hucul horses from Odrzechowa institute are bred to preserve the purity of their blood. The Hucul is a strong horse, a descendant of the Tarpan horse and is widespread in Bieszczady region. Zbyszek who handles a herd of 200 cows tells us stories about the wolves and bears that visit him from time to time …
DAY 3: RUDAWKA RYMANOWSKA-NAGORZANY
The path meanders mostly through forests and fields. In the evening we arrive to Nagorzany where we receive warm welcome by the family of the guide.
DAY 4: NAGORZANY-LUKOWE
A wonderful journey ahead – long meadows, endless gallops and beautiful forests.
DAY 5: LUKOWE-BEREZKA
Another day perfect for nature lovers. Passing through fields and forrests, crossing river San and feeling the atmosphere of abandoned villages.
DAY 6: BEREZKA-ZUBRACZE
We climb to the altitude of 1000 meters and we follow the mountain ridges with magnificent view of the region. In the evening we will arrive at an equestrian center where we spend the night.
DAY 7: ZUBRACZE-WISLOK WIELKI
We travel through forests and small villages. In the afternoon, we cross large grasslands that lead to the house of the guide where we have our farewell dinner.
DAY 8: WISLOK WIELKI-CRACOW-YOUR FINAL DESTINATION
After breakfast we go back to Cracow (c.a. 3,5 hours drive from Krakow) to the airport or a hotel from where you continue your stay in Poland.