1. Poland
  2. Lesser Poland
  3. Krakow
  4. Wieliczka Salt Mine

From Krakow: Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour with Hotel Pick Up

Product ID: 188433
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Discover this amazing place, one of the first on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Descent 140 meters underground to explore the fascinating chambers and tunnels made of salt.
About this activity
Duration 4.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a half day tour of the Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Learn from an expert English-speaking guide
  • Descend 140 metres underground
  • Feel the amazing atmosphere in the chambers with statues made of salt
  • Visit the Chapel of the Blessed Kings
Full description
Your trip begins at your accommodation where an English-speaking tour leader will collect you. Be driven to Wieliczka Salt Mine about 40 minutes away. Arrive at Wieliczka and descend the 378 stairs 64 meters down to Level 1. Your guide will brief you about safety regulations in the mine.

Then your English-speaking guide will take you up to 140 meters underground for a 2.5-hour tour route that is almost 3 kilometers long. This is full of many unique chambers with amazing carvings and statues made of salt. At the end of the route, explore the souvenir shop and snack bar. From here you will be take up to the surface by the high-speed lift.

Includes
  • Pick up and drop-off at your accommodation in central Krakow
  • Entrance fee to Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • English-speaking guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food or drink
  • Permission to take photos (permit required)

When you get there

Meeting point
Know before you go
• Valid student ID allows you to get a youth discount. You need to show your ID at the Entrance to verify your name and age.
• We will pick you up from the place where you will be staying, so please provide this information when booking.
• This tour is not recommended If you struggle with claustrophobia or walking disabilities. There are 800 steps on the way, including 380 right at the start.
• The maximum size of hand luggage is 35 x 20 x 20 cm. This is a little bit more than the size of an A4 sheet. It's okay to have a small handbag or wallet with you. If your luggage is bigger, you can leave it in the locked bus parked next to the museum. Our driver will look after your luggage while you are away.
• Taking photographs requires a special permit which can be purchased in the ticket office or during the visit itself and the cost is PLN 10
• Temperatures underground range between 14 and 16 degrees Celsius so please bring warm clothing and wear comfortable shoes.