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From Krakow: Wieliczka Salt Mine Half-Day Trip with Pickup

From Krakow: Wieliczka Salt Mine Half-Day Trip with Pickup

From US$ 39.69 per person

Visit the Wieliczka Salt Mine, one of Poland’s most popular attractions, on a guided tour with hotel pickup. Marvel at beautiful chambers, salt sculptures, and lakes 135 meters underground.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration options: 4 - 6 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Italian, French, German, Russian, Polish
Optional audio guide
English
Pickup optional
Pickup locations vary. More information will be provided at checkout.
Private or small groups available
Important information

What to bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Student card
  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Flash photography

Know before you go

  • There are 800 steps on the way down the mine and the return to the surface will be by lift
  • Temperatures in Wieliczka Salt Mine are around 59ºF (15ºC), and narrow paths may seem claustrophobic
  • You need to purchase a permit to take photographs in the mine
Highlights
  • Marvel at the Wieliczka Salt Mine, dating back to the 13th century
  • See underground caves, lakes, chambers, chapels, and salt sculptures
  • Learn about the mine’s fascinating history from a professional guide
  • Follow a labyrinth-like 3 km route that is 135 meters below ground
  • Benefit from a convenient hotel pickup and a shared roundtrip transfer service
Full description

Enjoy a hotel pickup and roundtrip transportation from Krakow to the famous Wieliczka Salt Mine and take an in-depth guided tour through the stunning 13th century UNESCO-listed site. Witness beautiful chambers carved in salt on a 3 km underground route. After your hotel pickup in Krakow, hop on a shared transfer ride to the nearby town of Wieliczka. Sit back and relax along your journey, enjoying the view along your ride. Skip the hassle of booking on site, and enjoy the prearranged tickets hat will be waiting for you at the salt mine along with a local guide. Start the tour inside the salt mine by walking down long sets of steps, taking you 135 meters underground and through labyrinthine passageways, tunnels, and shafts. See underground lakes, four chapels, and unique statues carved by miners out of rock salt. Immerse yourself fully in the experience of visiting a unique place and a must-see attraction during your stay in Krakow. Once the guided tour is over, take a lift from the underground back up to the main ground level, marveling at the space around you once outside. Your driver will then drive you back to your accommodation in Krakow.

Includes
  • Wieliczka Salt Mine entry ticket
  • Live tour guide
  • Pickup and transport for activity duration: Bus / coach
  • Drop-off: Bus / coach
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    • People with claustrophobia

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    Overall rating

    4.5 /5

    based on 5138 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.4/5
    • Transportation
      4.4/5
    • Value for money
      4.2/5
    • Safety
      4.6/5

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    Private group family of 5 picked up from hotel on time , the car took us to salt mines or gained our tour guide and tickets no waiting around , very professional, after tour took us back to hotel , tour was amazing , saline’s is a definite to visit in krakow, deginately recommend this company

    December 1, 2021

    Great

    guide on time and prepared everything according to our expectations, perhaps beyond our expectations

    January 4, 2017

    It's something you have to see in person. The pictures really dont show it off enough.

    November 27, 2021

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