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Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour from Krakow

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  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
The UNESCO-listed Wieliczka Salt Mine, with its salt caverns and carvings, lies just south of Krakow. On this tour, swap the hassles of public transport for smooth door-to-door transfers to the mine from your Krakow hotel. Descend with a guide to tour the corridors and halls; learn about bygone mining processes, and admire the salt-chiseled chambers, including the showpiece St. Kinga Chapel. If you wish, upgrade for private round-trip transportation.
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    Wieliczka Salt Mine
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    During the trip, you will visit one of the oldest working Salt Mines in the World – the Wieliczka’s Salt Mine, which has been producing table salt for over 700 years! Your English speaking guide will take you up to 140 meters underground for a 2,5-hours journey through over 2,5-kilometres long tourist route full of chambers with amazing carvings and statues and large collection of mining machines and equipment, where everything is made of salt. Please note that to reach the first level of the mine (64 metres underground), you have to descent a wooden stairway which has 378 steps. After the tour, you will be taken up to the surface with a lift.
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  • Visit the Wieliczka Salt Mine with ease from Krakow
  • Skip public buses and trains; and relax with round-trip door-to-door transport
  • Tour the tunnels, uncover the mine’s history, and admire the salt sculptures
  • Enjoy hotel pickup and drop-off; and opt to upgrade for private transfers
Important Information
4–5 hours
  • Door-to-door transportation (Free hotel Pickup)
  • English speaking guide in Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Insurance
  • Entry/Admission - Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note that to reach the first level of the mine (64 meters underground), You have to descent a wooden stairway which has 378 stairs. After the tour, You will be taken up to the surface with a lift.
  • Temperature in the Salt Mine is approximately 14 degrees C (57 degrees F), please wear warm clothes and comfortable shoes.
  • Please note that this tour is not available on: 25th of December, 1st of January, Easter Saturday afternoon, Easter Sunday.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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phillipa p wrote a review 13 Sep
Mansfield, United Kingdom5 contributions7 helpful votes
From pick to the actual salt mine was really good. it was raining and as the driver knew we would be stood outside for about 20 minutes in the rain he stopped off and brought us an umbrella. the tour guide was really informative. she did sometimes start her talk before the
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Date of experience: September 2020
Sandra M wrote a review Aug 2020
2 contributions
Really worth a visit. The salt mine guided tour was great, picked up from a convenient location , really comfortable journey and our driver pointed out places of interest on route. The driver guided us to the location at the salt mine for the start of the English language tour
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Date of experience: August 2020
S E C wrote a review Mar 2020
Selby, United Kingdom28 contributions13 helpful votes
Fantastic tour. Picked up on time, we were well locked after and informed. Couldn’t fault the whole experience. Thank you.
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Date of experience: March 2020
caggez wrote a review Mar 2020
39 contributions11 helpful votes
Fantastic place to visit well worth going to. Lots of stairs and walking but dont let that put you off.
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Sean Brack wrote a review Mar 2020
5 contributions
Myself and my wife went to the salt miners 8th March 2020 our guide was Anna. We got picked up by the transport from our hotel in central Krakow bang on time and we drove about 45 minutes to the mine The guided tour was definitely worth the price Anna was great there was loads
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Date of experience: March 2020
About the operator

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Meaghan K
Highly recommend!
Great experience, well worth the price! Everything was very well organised and hassle free. Would highly recommend
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Excellent company - both for transfers and tours!
We booked a transfer withe the company as we were originally due to arrive at night. However our flight was cancell
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A good trip to do, Auschwitz should never be forgotten.
Excellent service, polite drivers, clean vehicles ,picked up and dropped off back at our hotel all tickets sorted f
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Richard C
Brilliant day out
Really well organised, excellent tour guides, good lunch - can't recommend enough! Collected from hotel, nice tran
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Brilliant Tour and Service!
I used this company on my last trip to Krakow 13 years ago... The service this time did not disappoint... Prompt pi
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Definitely Worth a Visit
Well organised and excellent service throughout the day. Both Auschwitz and the salt mine are definitely worth a vi
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A must-do
Excellent trip, definitely worth it. Well organised, professional and efficient from start to finish. The guides we
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This is a must!!!!
The whole day was an amazing experience. Our driver Paul spoke very good English and was very efficient in collecti
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andy g
My trip had to be cancelled, I informed them of this, they suggested I postpone my booking, to which I agreed, I pa
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Excellent airport transfers and tour
Airport transfers fantastic very polite drivers. When we arrived driver was waiting for us and transfer back to air
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Well organised Day Trip
An excellent day trip, starting with Auschwitz-Birkenau, then a light lunch and finishing with the Salt mine tour.
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Aida P
Excellent, professional transfer and tour.
it's the best deal to combine these two tours financially and if you don't have too much time in Krakow. Mr shuttle
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A Professional Outfit
A professional outfit using smart well maintained and clean mini coaches. The trip I was on was an all day one son
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Long day, but worth it
This trip makes for a long day, but after touring the horrors of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the beauty and wonder of the s
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Jayne B
My tour was cancelled in March 2020 and they won't give me a refund
Due to Covid 19 our pre paid tour was cancelled which was dated 21/03/2020. Over the last five months we have tried
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  • Duration: 4–5 hours
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  • Languages Offered: English
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