The TOP 3 Highlights Of Bohemian & Saxon Switzerland

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The best choice for one day active tour. Features the 3 ultimate highlights: Pravcicka Gate stone arch, Boat ride in Gorges and Bastei bridge.

Are you ready to see all of the TOP highlights in the Bohemian - Saxon Switzerland NP in just one day? Hands down the best possible itinerary for a one day visit. But get ready for a long trip! Your itinerary is Pravcicka Gate stone arch, then Gorges of Kamenice river boat ride in Bohemian Switzerland (Czechia), then stunning views from the Bastei Bridge in Saxony (Germany). There is really no better itinerary for a one day visit. 

You will start between 7:15 to 7:45 a.m. and finish back in Prague around 8:30 p.m. in order to pack all these sites in. After you are picked up from your hotel by our local guide from the NP area, you will ride to the Bohemian Switzerland village of Hrensko to start your hike towards the monumental Pravcicka Gate; the symbol of this section of the national park. Thanks to early start you will be one of the first to reach the Gate and marvel at it from cliff-like viewpoints.

Next you will set off for a hike along the lush green Gorges of the Kamenice river for a short boat ride transporting you through the most precious part of the forest - the First Zone. Surrounded by sandstone pillars and rock walls this will be the time to enjoy peace, silence, and the harmony of nature.

To recharge your batteries our guide will take you to an amazing lunch spot called “U Forta”. This local restaurant serves traditional Czech dishes from organic farmers and producers in the region. You can order ANYTHING (yes!) from the menu (a  drink and a main course). The menu includes vegetarian and vegan options as well. You’ll experience VIP treatment afforded only to guests of Northern Hikes, skipping the lines and cutting down on wait time, at the best restaurant around!

Once you’re stomach is full, the Bastei in Germany awaits. This stone bridge, towering high above the river Elbe canyon features unforgettable views of sandstone towers dotted all around. The uniqueness of this place makes it the most visited natural site in the whole of Germany. Some describe it as an other-wordly experience. You can’t miss it!

Already excited? Eager to book? Just remember - this tour is recommended only for those  who are at a great fitness level and travelers who can handle a full day of hiking with a high energy output. That said, the reward for your excellent condition and eagerness is simply marvelous nature experience.


The Pravcicka Gate stone arch
Kamenice river gorge boat ride
Bastei Bridge and Neurathen ruins
River Elbe Canyon views
Many TOP photo spots
VIP á la carte lunch

Tour details

Very (!) active day
12-Mile (19 KM) fast paced hike
7:15 a.m. start
8:30 p.m. return
Lunch & snack pack included
13 Hours tour

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188 €/ person


  • Prague door to door service
  • FREE Taxi service if you stay outside Prague city center
  • Pravcicka Gate hike
  • Gorges of Kamenice dinghy ride
  • Bastei and Neurathen castle ruins visit
  • Lunch in the national park (main course and drink)
  • Snack pack & water for the day
  • English speaking, first aid trained professional guide
  • Comfortable modern van with A/C and FREE Wi-Fi

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Northern Hikes offers two types of discounts for our guests:

Children up to 12 years old receive 30 % discount.

Larger groups of 7 and 8 guests are eligible for two types of bonification.

  • Groups of 7 will receive 1 free seat on the tour. So you can travel in 8 people and pay for 7 only. Also the tour will automatically switch to a private tour.

  • Groups of 8 will pay for 7 people only. This means you get 1 seat for free. Also the tour will switch to a private one.

Private tour means a standard tour itinerary but with no other group on the tour.

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