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Auschwitz-Birkenau & Wieliczka Salt Mine: Day Tour & Lunch

Activity provider: Mr.Shuttle

Auschwitz-Birkenau & Wieliczka Salt Mine: Day Tour & Lunch

Activity provider: Mr.Shuttle
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Visit the historically important site of Auschwitz-Birkenau and learn about WWII concentration camps in Poland. Later tour the underground Salt Mine in Wieliczka, one of the oldest working salt mines in the world. Enjoy a packed lunch of Polish products.

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Duration 11 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English
Pickup included
You'll be picked up outside your hotel.

Experience

Itinerary
7.5 hours
  • Krakow

  • 1.5 hours
  • Auschwitz I

  • Free time

  • Auschwitz II-Birkenau

  • 1.5 hours
  • Wieliczka Salt Mine

  • 45 minutes
  • Krakow

Pickup included
Main stop
Other stop
Highlights
  • Experience 2 of Krakow's most important historic sites in one day
  • Take a guided tour of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp
  • Head underground at the impressive Wieliczka Salt Mine
Full description

Take part in an 11-hour combination tour. Visit Auschwitz-Birkenau for a tour of the museum and site, and then continue later on with the opportunity to explore the Wieliczka Salt Mine. First you’ll stop at Auschwitz I, where you will join a 2.5-hour English tour, provided by the museum’s guide. After that, the tour continues at Auschwitz II-Birkenau, which is about 2 kilometers away.

You’ll spend about an hour with the same guide and explore the site while hearing about its history. During the second half of your full-day program, you’ll travel to the Salt Mine in Wieliczka, which is one of the oldest working salt mines in the world. It has been producing table salt for over 700 years! Enjoy a delicious packed lunch set (at 14:30) with the best Polish products. The English-speaking tour of the Mine will begin at 16:00 or 17:00 (depending on road conditions).

Head 140 meters underground on a 2.5-hour journey along more than 2.5 kilometers of tourist routes and see chambers with amazing carvings and statues, with everything made of salt. You should arrive back at your hotel not later than at 19:30.

Includes
  • Door-to-door transportation (free hotel pickup)
  • Documentary film
  • Tour of Auschwitz I
  • Tour of Auschwitz II-Birkenau
  • Tour of Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • English-speaking guide in all tours
  • All admission fees and tickets
  • Insurance
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Photo permission inside the Salt Mine (10zł can be paid on the spot)

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • 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
  • The Salt Mine tour begins at around 16:00. Your English-speaking guide will take you on a tour of 2-2.5 hours, to 140 meters underground on a journey of over 2.5 kilometers of tourist routes
  • To reach the first level of the mine (64 meters underground), you have to descend wooden stairs with 378 steps. After the tour, you will be taken up to the surface by a lift
  • The pace and duration of the tours are determined by the memorial's visitor service. Unfortunately, GetYourGuide and your guide have no influence on the duration of the break times
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 886 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.6/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.6/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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‘Was fab!’ said one traveller. 'Guides were friendly and helpful’ said another. I personally thought it was really well paced and full of rich history. One pice of feedback is that since we went in the middle of winter we would have preferred a hot lunch instead of the cold pasta and roll we were provided. But otherwise excellent tour

December 14, 2022

We were picked up directly from our hotel and Tomasz the driver was helpful and friendly from the start. He made it clear where we should meet him after each activity and walked you to your guide at the start. The tour guide at Auschwitz was very knowledgeable and approachable with any questions. Lunch was provided and very good. The tour guide Peter at the Salt museum was great, he made sure every one could see and hear him and was very funny. Overall was a great day and would recommend it.

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November 27, 2022

All the tour was great and as scheduled.Even from the beginning the first driver arrived at the exact time that he set.Both guides at Auschwitz and Salt Mine were excellent and professional but they also made some fun or some notice about the place when there was available time.And both of them were necessary so we didnt miss any single detail of both places.And last but not least our main driver to the sightseeings was superb on driving skills on answering whatever we asked and on trying to accomplish any request. We hardly recommend this tour with this agency (Mr Shuttle)

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October 25, 2022

Product ID: 57860