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Wieliczka Salt Mine Guided Tour from Krakow Old Town

From US$46,10
  • Guided tour of the Wieliczka Salt Mine gives you a rundown of its history
  • Round-trip transport from Krakow allows you to travel stress free
  • Admission fees included for this popular UNESCO World Heritage Site
Wieliczka Salt Mine Guided Tour from Krakow Old Town
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Breeze by the entrance lines of Poland’s UNESCO World Heritage Site, Wieliczka Salt Mine, with this tour. Along with a skip-the-line admission ticket, this tour provides round-trip transport form Krakow and bottled water to keep you hydrated during the trek underground. Plus, you can learn information about the mine from your guide you wouldn’t learn if traveling alone, and a headset is offered so you can clearly hear the commentary as you go. 

What to Expect

If you're staying at select Krakow hotels, begin your tour with convenient pickup. Otherwise, meet your guide and group at a central location. Climb aboard a minivan, and enjoy the scenery on the 10-mile (16-kilometer) ride to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Wieliczka Salt Mine.

Once you arrive, start your tour of the mine. Learn about its origins in the 13th century from your guide. Ascend almost 450 feet (135 meters) into the earth, including a climb down 350 steps and a walk through a 2-mile (3-kilometer) network of tunnels. Take in vast chambers decorated with salt carvings, a chapel decorated with salt chandeliers, and caverns hosting salt-rich lakes. Throughout your guided tour, listen to your guide's informative commentary through provided headsets.

Climb back to the surface for the ride back to Krakow. Get dropped off at your original departure point at the end of this tour.

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Reviewed today
Worth seeing but must not have leg issues

Did this over Easter. Well worth the money. Pick up was perfect from our apartment. Very nice driver. Our tour was booked to start an hour after arrival because it was a busy day but our driver told us where to walk into the little...More

Thank LozzaByrne
Reviewed yesterday
Amazing !

Incredible mine and nothing like it that I've seen so far in my travels. A must see if you are in Krakow. Lift back would be a struggle if you very overweight as lift is only 1mx2m in size with small entry door and initial...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Worst tour so far

We were supposed to take stairs down and we used the elevator. The guide girl didn't understand the device for talking wasn't working well at distance and we had to repeat so SEVERAL times. I wouldn't have come if I knew it was kike this.

Thank Elena T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Fab trip

An excellent trip. Melanie, our guide, made it so interesting. Would say this is a must when visiting Krakow. Fascinating. The whole trip from beginning to end was so efficiently organised and enjoyable. There is a toilet stop half way through the tour which I...More

1  Thank HeatherEWestMalling
Reviewed 4 days ago
Highly recommended Martin was excellent

Went to the salt mines with Martin, who was really awesome. Professional and very friendly. The tour itself was priced reasonably and all in all I can't fault the communications when booking either etc. Would use these guys again.

Thank Adrian A
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10 April 2018|
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Response from Nick G | Reviewed this property |
I'd say 1hour 40m. Then there is free time at the end to go on the train, watch movie, interactive activities, etc or just leave via the lift.