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Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour from Krakow with Private Round-Trip Transfers

Descend into Wieliczka Salt Mine on this half-day tour from Krakow, with private round-trip transfers included. Choose a departure time that suits your schedule, meet a private driver at your hotel, and travel by private car to this UNESCO-listed mine. Then, on a guided group tour, explore the eerie saline galleries and chambers, home to salt-carved monuments, statues, lakes and the underground church of the Chapel of St Kinga. View the exhibitions of mining equipment dating from medieval times, before a private transfer whisks you straight back to your Krakow hotel.

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  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Professional driver
    • Round-trip transport by private, air-conditioned car
    • Joining the guided tour
    • Entry/Admission - Discover Cracow Tours
    • Entry/Admission - Wieliczka Salt Mine
    • Entry/Admission - DiscoverCracow
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Discover Cracow Tours, Krakow 31-011 Poland

    Begin your half-day tour with a pickup at your centrally located Krakow hotel at your desired time. Meet your driver, settle into your comfortable private car, and travel directly to the Wieliczka Salt Mine without any stops to pick up other passengers.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Wieliczka Salt Mine, Jana Mikolaja Danilowicza 10, Wieliczka 32-020 Poland

    After a roughly 30-minute drive, arrive at the UNESCO-listed mine, leave your driver, and join a guided group tour of this 700-year-old complex of salt-cut tunnels and chambers that extends for nearly 200 miles (300 kilometers) underground.

    Hear how the first shafts were dug in the 13th century and descend the steps to a depth of 210 feet (64 meters) to explore the three upper levels that make up the mine’s tourist route.

    Then, with a guide leading the way, delve into the subterranean corridors, halls and chambers. As you walk, learn about the reputedly health-giving microclimate of this underground complex, and admire the salt-carved monuments and figurines that line the galleries and depict the characters, legends and events associated with the mine's history.

    Along the way, enter the magnificent Chapel of St Kinga – a subterranean church decorated with an altarpiece and chandeliers that are all hand-sculpted from salt. Listen fascinated as your guide recounts how it took two men more than 30 years to create this glittering underground sanctuary.

    Walk past more salt shrines and view the eerie subterranean lake in the Eram Baracz chamber. Then, finish by viewing the displays of mining tools that were used to dig and work the shafts during the late Middle Ages.

    Having explored to a depth of 443 feet (135 meters), ride the elevator back to the surface. Then, bid farewell to your group and meet back up with your private driver.

    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

    Stop At: DiscoverCracow, plac Szczepański 8, 31-011 Kraków, Poland

    Settle into your car and travel straight back to Krakow, where your tour finishes with a drop-off at your hotel.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    DiscoverCracow, plac Szczepański 8, 31-011 Kraków, Poland
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Please contact the local operator prior to departure to confirm your departure time. Please note that pick up time depends on the availability of the guides and may differ from your preferred departure time.
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. English Tour 1/20/2020 - 3/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 02:00 PM
    French Tour 3/26/2020 - 10/2/2021
    Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Spanish Tour 3/26/2020 - 10/2/2021
    Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Italian Tour 3/26/2020 - 10/2/2021
    Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    German Tour 8/12/2020 - 7/31/2021
    Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • The temperature of the salt mine is approximately 57 degrees Fahrenheit (14 degrees Celsius); please wear warm clothes and comfortable shoes
    • Please note: the salt mine contains many steps
    • Guests are recommended to bring a packed lunch on the day
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
    • Tour Guide System: Headset given to you after excursion - The headsets we give you are used only once. Tour Guide System: Receivers ozonated after each excursion Our guides wear protective masks Distance: We keep a safe distance during walks (2M)
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Discover Cracow


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