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Bialowieza Forest

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Great place for nature lovers

I enjoyed the walk into the forest with my group and our great tour guide. He was very happy to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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A must see for bunny- and tree-huggers.

A magnificient and wild place, great people and not too far away. Goof Hotels are available and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Bialowieza, Poland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Jagddina1
Reviewed 25 August 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

2  Thank krys_k
Reviewed 16 August 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.

Thank Christine V
Reviewed 15 August 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

Thank Barbora B
Reviewed 7 July 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

6  Thank Robert937
Reviewed 18 June 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

4  Thank n_olenka
Reviewed 31 May 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

4  Thank Atanas_GK
Reviewed 30 May 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

2  Thank Margaret_W_abgm
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

The Bialowieza area is large and wide ranging with many pockets of forest that can be visited without a guide, however the protected site needs to be visited with a guide, I loved the fact it is left to its own devices and is unmanaged...More

1  Thank no1missmarple
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4 December 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.
13 November 2016|
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Response from Astroblood | Reviewed this property |
The best way is to get to Bialystok and get a bus to Bialowieza from there. Accommodation prices there are not very big. the guided tour is the best way to know more about forest. 3h tour is about 200zl and there is max 10... More