Day trip

Auschwitz-Birkenau & Salt Mine Tour in One Day from Krakow

4.6 / 5

16 reviews

Activity provider: Amazing Krakow Tours
Day trip

Auschwitz-Birkenau & Salt Mine Tour in One Day from Krakow

Activity provider: Amazing Krakow Tours

From US$ 91.16 per person

Visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Wieliczka Salt Mine in one day. Relax with a transfer from your Krakow accommodation and visit both sites with a guide.

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Duration 11 hours
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  • Learn the history of Auschwitz and the Holocaust
  • Visit the largest former Nazi concentration camp
  • Visit Salt Mine - one of the most treasured monuments in Polish cultural history
  • See dozens of sculptures and bas-reliefs cut out of the salt
  • Do it all in one day
Full description
Visit both Auschwitz-Birkenau & Salt Mine in one day trip. Auschwitz-Birkenau is the largest death camp in human history. Currently camp is a synonym for world’s most cruel terror, genocide and atrocities. It was built by the Nazis in 1940 in Oswiecim. The total number of deaths and executions is estimated to be over 1.5-million people from 28 nationalities. Almost 90% of these people were Jews. After your visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau, head to the Wieliczka salt mine, one of the most treasured monuments in Polish cultural history. Over a million tourists from around the world visit it yearly. This unique place is listed on the UNESCO Cultural and Natural World Heritage List. The miners left dozens of sculptures and bas-reliefs cut out of the salt, keeping their work alive for many further years. There are 800 steps to climb of which 350 at the beginning take you down into the mine. There's a lift to the top of the mine at the end of the route.
  • Professional guides in Salt Mine and Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Professional English-speaking driver
  • Transfer in an air-conditioned minivan or minibus
  • Entrance to Salt Mine and Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Pick-up from your accommodation in Krakow
  • Food and drinks
  • Private guides
Not suitable for
  • Children under 14 years
  • People with mobility impairments

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • Please provide your full name and contact details when booking; please bring your passport or ID card to ensure
  • Maximum luggage/bag/purse/backpack size is 30x20x10cm (A4 sheet size)
  • Please inform the supplier if your child is less then 150cm tall so that a child seat can be prepared
  • From March 2020, new guidelines mean booking in advance is the only way to ensure you are able to visit. It is generally possible to change your ticket date and time after purchase if necessary. Be sure to contact the local partner with any questions you may have about your booking time and date.
  • Please dress modestly (out of respect for the deceased) and according to the weather
  • The temperature in the Salt Mine is around 14-15 degrees Celsius - you will spend around 2-2.5 hours over there, please dress accordingly
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.6 /5

based on 16 reviews

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Very good experience for those who wish to visit both Auschwitz and the Salt Mines in one day. The bus was clean, comfortable and air conditioned and showed a documentary on the journey to Auschwitz. The tour guide Michael was very friendly and looked after us during our stay. He also took us to a lovely restaurant for a much needed break in between Auschwitz and the Salt Mines. I would normally recommend the full day Auschwitz tour and salt mine separately as there’s a lot to see, but if you’re on a short stay like ourselves, then this is the one for you.

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