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  1. Poland
  2. Lesser Poland
  3. Krakow
  4. Wieliczka Salt Mine

Wieliczka Salt Mine Guided Tour with Hotel Pick-up

Product ID: 11588
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The Wieliczka Salt Mine tour by bus takes you to the only mine that has functioned continuously since the middle ages. With underground chambers and statues sculpted in salt lakes, it is on the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.
About this activity
Duration 3.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

8.15 Sympozjum Hotel (on request only) 8:00-8:30: Best Western Premier, Best Western Efekt Express, Best Western Galicya, Hotel Conrad, Hotel Crown Piast, Demel Hotel, Elektor, Fortuna Bis Hotel, Hilton Garden Inn, Chopin, Novotel City West, Orient Hotel, Park Inn, Petrus, Sympozjum, Qubus and Wentzl - (all on request only) 8:40 2 Matejki Square, 7 Szcepanski Square, Galaxy Hotel 8:45 Aleksander 1 Hotel, Andel's Hotel, Ester Hotel 8:50 Globus Hotel, Logos Hotel, Wyspianski Hotel 8:55 Holiday Inn, Novotel Centre/Ibis Centre, Queen Boutique Hotel 9:00 Royal Hotel 9:05 Radisson Blu 9.10 Sheraton
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • This Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour by Bus takes you to the only mine that has functioned continously since the middle ages
  • See statues sculpted in salt and saline waters
  • Walk 136 meters below ground level
Full description
The historic Salt Mine in Wieliczka is the only mining site in the world that has functioned continuously since the Middle Ages.

Its original excavations (longitudinals, traverses, chambers, lakes, as well as minor and major shafts) are located on nine levels and extend to 300 kilometers: reaching the depths of 327 meters.

During the tour, you will see underground chambers hewn out of the salt rock and statues sculpted in salt and saline lakes. Visitors with strong stomachs may walk down three levels and 136 meters below ground level.

The mine is on the UNESCO List of World Heritage Sites.
Includes
  • English speaking tour leader
  • Services of the Mine guide
  • Lift up
  • Entrance ticket to the Salt Mine
  • Transportation by coach
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Tips

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

If your hotel is not listed below, please make your way to the last pick-up point: Sheraton Hotel at 09:10.

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Important information
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for those, who have problems with walking or are claustrophobic
• To get to the 1st level, all tourists need to descent a wooden stairway of 378 stairs
• ID card for students is necessary
• Wieliczka Salt Mine visit includes the entry of the elevator upwards-only
• In a regular group tour, there is no possibility of using the exit elevator to go down
• Salt Mine Tour is only possible for disabled people as a private tour
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.1 / 5
based on 26 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.1/5
Organization
4.4/5
Value for money
4.3/5
Safety
4.6/5

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Krakow Tours Point Travel DMC

Product ID: 11588