Kraków: Auschwitz and Birkenau Tour with Private Transport

4.8 / 5

68 reviews

Kraków: Auschwitz and Birkenau Tour with Private Transport

From $297.34 per group up to 2

Learn the tragic story of the Auschwitz and Birkenau concentration camps on a tour with a well-informed guide. Benefit from round-trip transfers from Kraków city center with on-board commentary on the way.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 7 - 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Icelandic, Polish
Pickup included
Please be ready at the reception desk or in front of the building if there is no reception at least 5 minutes before pickup time.
Wheelchair accessible
Private group

Experience

Highlights
  • Get round-trip transportation from Kraków to Auschwitz-Birkenau with on-board commentary
  • Explore the memorial and museum of the former concentration camps
  • See possessions that belonged to the former prisoners
  • Choose between a basic, standard or premium tour
Full description
Depart Kraków and journey back to the dark days of World War II and the Holocaust with a tour of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum. Board your private vehicle and listen to the on-board commentary from your guide along the way. Upon arrival at the infamous site in the town of Oświęcim, explore the former concentration camp with a guide. See original features, such as the wooden watch towers and fencing, and discover possessions that belonged to the prisoners. Listen to a detailed commentary about the history of the camp during the 3-3.5 hour guided tour. Then, join a tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau. After the tour, you can stay as long as you like exploring Birkenau at your own pace. When you are ready, travel back to Kraków in your private transfer. If you would like to add a private tour of the Jewish quarter in Krakow or the Krakow ghetto, or both, you can select these upgrades when you check out.
Includes
  • Private transportation
  • Private English-speaking chauffeur/local guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Live commentary on board
  • Entrance fees
  • Guide in your chosen language
  • Bottled water and local sweets/snacks
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Tickets to museums in Krakow Ghetto or Jewish Quarter (optional activity)
Not suitable for
  • Children under 14 years
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Face mask or protective covering

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • As per the requirements of Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, all participants are required to provide their full name and contact details as part of the booking
  • Entrance may be refused if the name provided on the booking is not identical to the name on the ID provided when entering
  • Owing to the requirements, all tickets to the museum are non-refundable. Please consider your purchase carefully
  • You will be sent your exact pickup time details after booking. Please advise if you have any special requests, every effort will be made to accommodate them
  • There is a maximum luggage allowance of 1 bag per person (7.8 x 11.8 inches / 20 x 30 centimeters)
  • It is not recommended that children under 14 years old visit the memorial at Auschwitz
  • This activity should be booked with at least 1 day's notice. If you wish to book the tour for the same day (no later than 09:00) you must contact the local supplier to check that it is possible
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 68 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.9/5
  • Transportation
    5.0/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Safety
    4.9/5
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A worthwhile experience made possible by our guide's assistance

Our guide was very professional and supportive in very practical ways. He arrived on time and provided us with information and personalised transport and guidance, and also had the foresight to include umbrellas against the scorching heat, adequate water and snacks for the trip back. I would have appreciated a bit more friendliness but maybe that is a cultural thing.

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13 July 2019

Very well organized and very well pre-informed about the pick up from our hotel. Alicya our guide is very knowledgeable and took very good care of us the whole day. Visiting Auschwitz Birkenau was on our bucked list for quite some time and we are very glad we booked here and had Alicya as our guide. Is was an experience we will never forget.

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24 June 2019

Great way to get from krakow to Auschwitz, air conditioned car. Our driver was on time and excellent. He was very knowledgeable about this time in Krakow and answered many of our questions, he walked us to the entrance and saw us through the security check, and returned us to our hotel. The Auschwitz tour itself was as you would expect, sad sobering and confronting, but still a good experience. Would highly recommend this tour.

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14 June 2019

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