Wieliczka Salt Mine Guided Tour from Krakow with pick-up from Selected Hotels


4 hours 30 minutes (Approx.)
Pick-up offered
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket

Overview

During the tour you will have a chance to visit the twenty historic chambers connected by approximately 1.25 miles (2 kilometers) of passages. Descent into the mine is by staircase (380 steps) to the 1st Level (at a depth of 110 feet or 64 metres) and return to the surface is by lift up the Danilowicz shaft from the 3rd Level (at a depth of 443 feet or 135 meters). The whole tour lasts about 4-5 hours. You will spend around 2 hours in the Salt Mine.

Inclusions

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Local guide
  • Professional guide
  • Pick up from selected locations in Krakow City Center
  • Transport by air-conditioned minibus or coach
  • Entry/Admission - Wieliczka Salt Mine

What to expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

The Wieliczka Salt Mine is on UNESCO's 1st World List of Cultural and Natural Heritage due to its' importance in the history of mining. The mine is also notable for a long tradition of tourism. This famous breath-taking site has been visited over the centuries by Nicolaus Copernicus, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Alexander von Humboldt, Dimitri Mendeleev, Boleslaw Prus, Ignacy Paderewski, Pope John Paul II, and crowned heads of state, not to mention millions of people from all over the world. Included in the tour is a stunning "underground town" with lakes, passages, and the marvelous Saint Kinga Chapel.

The whole tour lasts about 4-5 hours. You will spend around 2 hours in the Salt Mine. If you would like to take photos, you must purchase permission at the entrance to Saint Kinga's Chapel. During this tour there is no lunch break. After your arrival back in Krakow, you will be dropped off at your pick up point.

Duration: 2 hours

Meeting point

Wielopole 2, 31-072 Kraków, Poland
Traveler pickup is offered
Pickup Time and Place: Please choose your pickup place from the list of available pickup points. The exact pick-up time will be confirmed by the Local Provider.
Return point: Returns to the original departure point

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Bringing luggage to the mine is not allowed with the exception of hand baggage. Hand baggage is considered to be luggage of maximum dimensions 35cm x 20cm x 20cm.
  • Temperature in the Mine is between 14 and 16 degrees Celsius
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
OMCZ
March 2022

The guy who took us to the salt mine was quite miserable really. Plus, he did not explain that we would be offered to look in a museum and to have lunch inside the mine whilst down there. We did not know if we had time to look in the museum or if he wanted us out after out the guided tour , he di...

Emma_P
March 2022

Was brilliant. Expect lots of walking . Very interesting tour with a brilliant guide. Shout out to the mini bus driver who had to battle through krakow traffic. Highly recommended

sheenaratcliffe83
February 2022

We booked 8.30am trip as we wanted to get back by lunchtime to do a city tour. Night before we were advised we were getting picked up 11.20! Completely ruined our afternoon

Krystian_K
February 2022

I was late for pick up due to incorrect information given by a tour guide. Bus driver verbally attacked me in front of other customers. He shouted at me and threatened me and my friends we would not be able to travel. Absolutely shocking treatment, he destroyed our day and the entire experience ...

Graeme_L
February 2022

Interesting day out, not everyone’s cup of tea as could see people were bored but was worth taking the time to visit. Be prepared for a lot of walking

830rosaliev
December 2021

Great and unique tour! There’s a lot of stairs and a lot of walking, but fortunately there’s an elevator to the surface!

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