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2 adults
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The UNESCO-listed Wieliczka Salt Mine, with its salt caverns and carvings, lies just south of Krakow. On this tour, swap the hassles of public transport for smooth door-to-door transfers to the mine from your Krakow hotel. Descend with a guide to tour the corridors and halls; learn about bygone mining processes, and admire the salt-chiseled chambers, including the showpiece St. Kinga Chapel. If you wish, upgrade for private round-trip transportation.
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    Wieliczka Salt Mine
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    During the trip, you will visit one of the oldest working Salt Mines in the World – the Wieliczka’s Salt Mine, which has been producing table salt for over 700 years! Your English speaking guide will take you up to 140 meters underground for a 2,5-hours journey through over 2,5-kilometres long tourist route full of chambers with amazing carvings and statues and large collection of mining machines and equipment, where everything is made of salt. Please note that to reach the first level of the mine (64 metres underground), you have to descent a wooden stairway which has 378 steps. After the tour, you will be taken up to the surface with a lift.
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  • Visit the Wieliczka Salt Mine with ease from Krakow
  • Skip public buses and trains; and relax with round-trip door-to-door transport
  • Tour the tunnels, uncover the mine’s history, and admire the salt sculptures
  • Enjoy hotel pickup and drop-off; and opt to upgrade for private transfers
Important Information
Departure Point
Lesser Poland Province, Lesser Poland Province, Southern Poland
4–5 hours
  • Door-to-door transportation (Free hotel Pickup)
  • English speaking guide in Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Insurance
  • Entry/Admission - Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please note that to reach the first level of the mine (64 meters underground), You have to descent a wooden stairway which has 378 stairs. After the tour, You will be taken up to the surface with a lift.
  • Temperature in the Salt Mine is approximately 14 degrees C (57 degrees F), please wear warm clothes and comfortable shoes.
  • Please note that this tour is not available on: 25th of December, 1st of January, Easter Saturday afternoon, Easter Sunday.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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S E C wrote a review Mar 2020
Selby, United Kingdom28 contributions13 helpful votes
Fantastic tour. Picked up on time, we were well locked after and informed. Couldn’t fault the whole experience. Thank you.
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Date of experience: March 2020
caggez wrote a review Mar 2020
39 contributions9 helpful votes
Fantastic place to visit well worth going to. Lots of stairs and walking but dont let that put you off.
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Sean Brack wrote a review Mar 2020
5 contributions
Myself and my wife went to the salt miners 8th March 2020 our guide was Anna. We got picked up by the transport from our hotel in central Krakow bang on time and we drove about 45 minutes to the mine The guided tour was definitely worth the price Anna was great there was loads
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Date of experience: March 2020
Margaret C wrote a review Mar 2020
11 contributions1 helpful vote
Just a short trip from our hotel. Amazing salt sculptures and chapels. Definite must see as part of the Krak9w experience.
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Date of experience: February 2020
cambridgefox wrote a review Mar 2020
Huntingdon, United Kingdom23 contributions10 helpful votes
This is a great tour to go on if you can manage the 54 flights of stairs on the way down (there's a lift to return to the surface) However, if you're in a large group, as we were, the radio signal on the guided headset was lost and we couldn't here anything the guide said. Other
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Key Details
  • Duration: 4–5 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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