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From Krakow: Wieliczka Salt Mine Half-Day Tour

1. From Krakow: Wieliczka Salt Mine Half-Day Tour

Take a half-day trip to the Wieliczka Salt Mine where a local guide will escort you through the historic underground chambers. A designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Wieliczka Salt Mine dates back to medieval times and has an extensive underground network of tunnels and constructions made from salt.  Enjoy a guided walk along the 3-kilometre-long tourist route 135 metres under the ground. Experience the health benefits of its special climate and its micro-element filled air. See the chapels made of salt constructed by the miners, as well as the spectacular salt chandeliers. Pickup from Krakow begins at 8:30 AM with arrival at the salt mine around 9:30 AM. The trip also includes free time during which you can independently explore the areas of the mine and Saltworks Castle.

Krakow and Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour from Warsaw

2. Krakow and Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour from Warsaw

Begin your 15-hour trip to Krakow and the Wieliczka Salt Mine with an express train ride from Warsaw. The sightseeing tour includes transportation, a local guide, and the admission fee to the Wieliczka Salt Mine and other places of historic interest. A sample itinerary: 7:30 AM: Pickup at your Warsaw hotel 7:50 AM: Departure from Warsaw Central Railway Station by express train 10:00 AM: Arrival at Krakow Main Railway Station, where you’ll meet the local guide 10:10 AM: Drive by private vehicle to the Wieliczka Salt Mine, and then return to Krakow for a city tour and lunch 8:01 PM: Departure from Krakow Main Railway Station 10:23 PM: Arrival at Warsaw Central Railway Station

From Warsaw: Krakow City Day Tour with Salt Mine Visit

3. From Warsaw: Krakow City Day Tour with Salt Mine Visit

Spend a day in Krakow exploring the most well-known sights of the city before descending into the Salt Mines, where you’ll discover an incredible underground world of salt. With hotel pickup from Warsaw and the company of an English-speaking guide, all the details will be taken care of: all you have to do is enjoy.   In Krakow, spend 3 hours discovering the city’s unique charm. Among other sites, you’ll visit Wawel Hill where Polish monarchs lived from the 11th century, and its Dragon’s Cave, a huge natural cavity within the hill, reputed to be the home of a monster. See Krakow Cloth Hall, the central feature of the market square and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then, head to St Mary’s Church, a brick gothic church with foundations dating back to the 13th century. Admire the Town Hall Tower, which once housed a city prison and torture chamber.   The second part of your day will be spent at the Wieliczka Salt Mines. Descend 800 steps into the incredible world of sculptures made of salt, salt caves, salt lakes, and salt chambers. This mine has been producing salt since the Neolithic times, and has been excavated since the 13th century, making it one of the world’s oldest operating salt mines. See the shafts and labyrinthine passageways as you learn about historic salt-mining technology.   After a long day exploring Krakow, relax on the trip back to Warsaw, where you’ll be dropped off at your hotel.

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What people are saying about Wieliczka

Our driver - Andrew and our guide - Magda were fabulous. Very courteous, gracious, knowledgeable and kind. The salt mine tour and tour of Krakow are interesting and enjoyable. The details of our trip were confusing. Pick up times changed 3x and the pick-up place changed 2x. Our itinerary also stated that we had a ride from the train to our apartment and when I called, I was told there would be no driver. So the arrangement details were not reliable

Moving, moving, touching. Too bad that when we choose these two activities with the included meal we do not have time to eat. We need to plan a little more time ... We were given an appointment at 7:00 a.m. and our pick-up was at 8:20 a.m.

Well worth doing. Can get quite warm underground so advise to wear layers that can be taken off. Book in advance to save queuing.

It has been very well. The best guides and companions

Very well coordinated everything. The guides and companions very correct, polite and attentive. I would repeat and I recommend it

Excellent tour and guide, there was a lot of walking involved, maybe not so good for people who cannot walk far.