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From Krakow: Wieliczka Salt Mine Half-Day Trip with Pickup

From Krakow: Wieliczka Salt Mine Half-Day Trip with Pickup

From US$ 36.21 per person

Visit the Wieliczka Salt Mine, one of Poland’s most popular attractions, on a guided tour with hotel pickup. Marvel at beautiful chambers, salt sculptures, and lakes 135 meters underground.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration options: 4 - 8 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, Polish, Russian
Optional audio guide
English, Polish
Pickup optional
Pickup locations vary. More information will be provided at checkout.
Private or small groups available
Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Student card

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Flash photography

Know before you go

  • There are 800 steps on the way down the mine and the return to the surface will be by lift
  • Temperatures in Wieliczka Salt Mine are around 59ºF (15ºC), and narrow paths may seem claustrophobic
  • You need to purchase a permit to take photographs in the mine
  • Marvel at the Wieliczka Salt Mine, dating back to the 13th century
  • See underground caves, lakes, chambers, chapels, and salt sculptures
  • Learn about the mine’s fascinating history from a professional guide
  • Follow a labyrinth-like 3 km route that is 135 meters below ground
  • Benefit from a convenient hotel pickup and a shared roundtrip transfer service
Full description

Enjoy a hotel pickup and roundtrip transportation to the Wieliczka Salt Mine. Take an in-depth guided tour through the stunning 13th-century UNESCO-listed site as you witness beautiful chambers carved in salt on the underground route. After your hotel pickup in Krakow, hop on a shared transfer ride to the nearby town of Wieliczka. Sit back and relax as you enjoy the view along your ride. Skip the hassle of booking on-site, and enjoy prearranged tickets waiting for you at the salt mine. Start the tour inside the salt mine by walking down long sets of steps, taking you 135 meters underground and through labyrinthine passageways, tunnels, and shafts. See underground lakes, four chapels, and unique statues carved by miners out of rock salt. Immerse yourself fully in the experience of visiting a unique place and a must-see attraction during your stay in Krakow. Once the guided tour is over, take a lift from the underground back up to the main ground level, marveling at the space around you once outside. Your driver will then drive you back to your accommodation in Krakow.

  • Wieliczka Salt Mine entry ticket
  • Live tour guide
  • Pickup and transport for activity duration: Bus / coach
  • Drop-off: Bus / coach
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    • People with claustrophobia

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    4.5 /5

    based on 7739 reviews

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    Well worth seeing. If you've got the time I would definitely recommend doing it as a separate tour so that you fully appreciate it.

    September 28, 2022

    Transport was good with a driver who spoke english well. The guide was funny and excellent but I think the group size was bit too big because in the aisles it was impossible for everyone to hear if you were far behind.

    September 15, 2022

    pickup was great and convenient and friendly. the tour was also amazing with a lunch stop and a helpful guide who was very informative. we went when it was really warm and we only needed shorts and a tshirt!

    August 8, 2022

    Product ID: 395792

    VA ID: 395792