Day trip

From Krakow: Wieliczka Salt Mine Half-Day Trip

From Krakow: Wieliczka Salt Mine Half-Day Trip

From $22.86 per person

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

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Duration options: 4 - 5 hours
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English, Spanish, Italian, French, German, Russian, Polish
Optional audio guide
English
Small group available
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
  • Discover a historic monument to mineral and religious culture in Poland
Full description
Enjoy 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 meeting your driver at the meeting point in Krakow, enjoy the ride to the nearby town of Wieliczka. Prearranged tickets 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, 4 impressive chapels, and unique statues carved by miners out of rock salt. Experience a unique place to visit and a must-see during your stay in Krakow. After your guided tour, a lift will take you from the underground back up to the main ground level. Your driver will then drive you back to the meeting point in Krakow.
Includes
  • Wieliczka Salt Mine day trip
  • Access to Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Live tour guide
  • Transport from meeting point to activity: Bus / coach
  • Drop-off: Bus / coach
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    • People with claustrophobia
    • Wheelchair users

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    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
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    What to bring

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

    Not allowed

    • Luggage or large bags

    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
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.5 / 5

    based on 1623 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.5/5
    • Transportation
      4.5/5
    • Value for money
      4.3/5
    • Service
      4.5/5
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    De e hele exursie was goed georganiseerd. Alles was goed begeleid en sloot goed op elkaar aan. De zoutmijnen zelf zijn zeer de moeite waard. Er is heel veel interessants te zien. De gids Bart was een enthousiaste jonge man die op een prettige manier, luid en duidelijk (vanwegen corona zonder geluidsapparatuur) de groep informeerde en in de gaten hield. De mijnen zelf zijn zeer goed onderhouden. De trappen en paden zijn goed toegankelijk voor mensen die 'goed ter been' zijn.

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    October 5, 2020

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    We had such a brilliant time on our tour. Our guide Marek was fantastic. He was funny and welcoming and well informed. The driver to and from was excellent too. Well organised and worth the money.

    September 23, 2020

    Enjoyable, found museum. Part a bit boring and long

    September 15, 2020

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    VA ID: 395791