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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 £23.37 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.

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Duration options: 4 - 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Italian, German, French, Polish, Russian
Optional audio guide
English
Pickup optional
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Private 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
  • 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, enjoy a shared transfer 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 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. Once the guided tour is over, take a lift from the underground back up to the main ground level. Your driver will then drive you back to your accommodation in Krakow.
Includes
  • 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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      What to bring

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

      Overall rating

      4.5 /5

      based on 8336 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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      13 September 2021

      1 August 2021

      Worth the money and everything was on point.

      16 July 2021

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      VA ID: 395792