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Bialowieza Forest

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All reviews national park protected area bison hired bikes world heritage three days carriage ride early in the morning love nature wild animals an english speaking guide small village guided tour poland forest trees paths
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Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

A beautifully place to visit and made an encounter with nature and soul. With nice restaurants to eat warm typical food and local drinks. Nice small village with some old buildings well recovered and two churches, a museum and an art gallery from a local...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ferroalda
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed the walk into the forest with my group and our great tour guide. He was very happy to explain us how important is it to preserve places like this and he knew the answer for each question.

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank oliviaktm
Reviewed October 16, 2018

A magnificient and wild place, great people and not too far away. Goof Hotels are available and usually the Food is also fine. Go there as soon as possible as the Habitat and Fauna are changing quite fast.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jagddina1
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Most of the forest is not in fact in a protected area. And to enter the protected area you need a guide. I found the walk fascinating and found out lots about bugs and trees and fungus and such things. But if I’m honest, a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank krys_k
Reviewed August 16, 2018

We took the carriage ride into the park since one of us was older and we wanted to save the hiking for within the park. The carriage greeted us at the hotel with our English speaking guide.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank W1094CRchristinev
Reviewed August 15, 2018

In May 2018 it was my second visit to this remarkable national park. The best way how to explore the vast forests is to rent a bike for whole day and follow one of the many cycling paths which are offered to you in this...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Barbora B
Reviewed July 7, 2018

Bialowieza forest is more a conglomerate of forests in the surroundings of Bialowieza. The village serves are a touristic hot spot to enter the National Park which in fact is only a very small part of the forest. There are many options for cycling and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
8  Thank Robert937
Reviewed June 18, 2018

We booked FAMILY tour with that office. We were given a guide ( older man, did not get his name) who had NO IDEA how to talk to kids. His talk was dry, historical fact-filled memorized text. Kids did not understand what was he taking...More

Date of experience: June 2018
6  Thank n_olenka
Reviewed May 30, 2018

I only had a little time to spend in Bialowieza, Poland but want to share that actually you can visit both sides of the forest, which extends into Belarus. There is a checkpoint about 6 km from Bialowieza in the direction of Grudki - Pererow....More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank Atanas_GK
Reviewed May 29, 2018

The totally protected area of this ancient shaggy forest can only be visited with a guide. We took the horse drawn option. We were taken in through the gates and travelled for about 3 kms before we were able to get out and walk for...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Margaret_W_abgm
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March 4, 2019|
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Response from Jagddina1 | Reviewed this property |
The best would prbably be if you contact the hotel: .bojarskigosciniec.pl The site is in Polish, but they speak and write english perfectly. Otherwise contact this: .bialowiezaforest.eu With my kindest regards Marc... More
December 4, 2016|
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Response from ShellyR530 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Curtis. We hired a guide and he took us in his car to the entrance of the restricted area of the forest and from there on foot of course. We were staying at a Hotel Zubrowka and he net us there.