Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour with Private Transport

MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT SUN 360.00 PLN / person
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Tour summary

Wieliczka Salt Mine Guided Tour with Private Transport
ENGLISH, FRENCH, GERMAN, ITALIAN, SPANISH, RUSSIAN
4 h
Between 9:00 AM and 6:00 PM

Know Before You Book

• The pickup time may differ from the one listed and may take place between 9:00AM and 6:00PM.

• You will receive all details about your pickup point and pickup time 24hours after booking, subject to availability, but remember, that your tour may start between 9:00AM - 6:00PM. After you will get confirmation there is no possibility to change departure time.

• All customers are required to contact Cracow Tours no earlier than 3 days and no later than 24h before the date of the tour to confirm the pickup time and pickup point on +48 12 430 07 26, +48 602 49 70 64 or office@cracowtours.pl.

• While you are booking, please note that we need additional information:

5. Full name of all participants (if you would like to change name of participant after booking, there is a fee: 25 Euro pp.). The name and surname on the reservation must be identical as in ID document.
6. Telephone number with prefix.
7. Email address.
8. Address of your hotel/accommodation.

• Personal attention of English-speaking driver.
• Private transport (free hotel pickup, drop off). Guarantee of a pickup from any location in Krakow. You will not waste time in a car while other clients are being picked up.
• The option with private transport provides the private car taking you to Wieliczka Salt Mine, however you will join the group on the spot. So the sightseeing will not be a private experience. REMEMBER! Visiting the museum takes place in a groups of up to 20 people and it starts at the strict hours (the Wieliczka Sat Mine does not organize visits for smaller groups).
• Guided tour in the chosen language with the official Wieliczka Salt Mine guide in up to 20-person groups.
• Entrance fee.
• Please bring warm clothing. Temperature underground ranges between 14° and 16° C.
• Taking photographs requires a special permit which may be purchased in the ticket office or during the visit itself. The permit price is PLN 0.
• Please bring your own child seat or child sling when traveling with a baby/children.
• The tour is not accessible for people with a disability.
• Our trip is designed keeping your comfort in mind - you do not have to worry about details such as transport or fees.

• Our services ensure that you avoid the queues and other tedious formalities associated with the tour.


Cancellation Policy

• 99 - 3 days before travel date: 25 EUR pp.

• 2-0 days before travel date: no show.


Salt Mine's Regulations

• Please mind that the tour begins with a descent down the Daniłowicz Shaft to Level I of the mine. It is situated 64 m underground, thus the visitors have to walk down 380 stairs. The next levels lead the tour participants even deeper, i.e. 135 m underground. There are 800 steps along the whole route. After a short respite, visitors go up to the surface in a mining elevator.
• The tour does not include the lift that takes you down.
• The regular Salt Mine tour requires lots of walking and climbing stairs. If you have trouble walking you should consider taking the special route for physically challenged tourists. Unfortunately we do not provide such service therefore we advise you to contact the Salt Mine for additional information.
• Please remember that it is quite cool in the mine (between 14° C and 16° C). Make sure to take warmer clothing even in summer and wear comfortable shoes, as well.
• The maximum size of backpacks or handbags brought into the main cannot exceed dimensions: 35x20x20 cm.
• Taking photographs requires a special permit which may be purchased in the ticket office or during the visit itself. The permit price is PLN 0.


Itinerary
Booking

During your reservation process, please make sure to put the correct name and surname of every participants. Mobile phone, email address and pickup place is required. The name and surname on the reservation must be identical as in ID document.
Confirmation with departure time will be sent within 24 hours of booking, subject to availability. Please arrive at the designated pickup point minimum 5 minutes before the departure time. Minor delays (circa 20 minutes) are possible due to traffic conditions.
At location
You are required to contact Cracow Tours no earlier than 3 days and no later than 24h before the date of the tour to confirm the pickup time and pickup point on +48 12 430 07 26, +48 602 49 70 64 or office@cracowtours.pl.
On the way
The driver will pick you up from your location.Tickets are per name, do not forget to take your identity document or passport to confirm your identity.
Skip the line

Sometimes the line to get a ticket can be overwhelming. With us you don't need to worry, your seat is secured.

Local expert guide
Official Wieliczka Salt Mine guide will show around you the Mine in the chosen language.
Drop off
After the tour our driver will take you back to your location in Krakow.


FAQ

How long does it take to get to Salt Mine from Krakow?
It takes around 30 minutes to get to Salt Mine.

How long is the Wieliczka Salt Mine tour?
The entire tour from pickup to drop off takes approximately 4 hours. The sightseeing itself takes around 2½ hours.

I am physically challenged - can I take part in the tour?
The regular Salt Mine tour requires lots of walking and climbing stairs. If you have trouble walking you should consider taking the special route for physically challenged tourists. Unfortunately we do not provide such service therefore we advise you to contact the Salt Mine for additional information.

Can I use a lift to get down the first 380 steps?
The Salt Mine tour does not include the lift to get down. After the tour is finished, the group is taken by lift to the surface.

I have claustrophobia - can I take part in the tour?
Please keep in mind that the sightseeing is deep under the surface and as wonderful as it is, guests suffering from Claustrophobia might feel uncomfortable. We request that you plan in advance and exercise caution at all times.

Can I leave my belongings in a car while taking part in the tour?
You will be asked to leave your bigger belongings in a car (don't worry, they will be locked and supervised by our driver). The allowed dimensions of a bag you can take with you are 35x20x20.


HIGHLIGHTS

•Explore one of the world's oldest salt mines listed on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List
•Descend deep underground to explore a vast labyrinth of tunnels and chambers
•Hear the fascinating history of the mine from a knowledgeable guide
•Admire intricate statues, chandeliers, and other art carved directly in the salt rock
•Headsets provided to clearly hear the guide's commentary


ABOUTIS
THE STORY...

Going down the 380 steps into the salt mine you may have the impression of entering a magical underground city, full of mysterious caves, amazing underground lakes, majestic designs and unique salt carvings. The tourist route in the Salt Mine, included on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1978, is almost 3 km long and consist of winding corridors, 800 steps and a descend to a depth of 135 metres underground. It begins at the Daniłowicz Shaft, where the visitors meet their guide who, while showing them around, will tell them about the history and secrets of the mine, forces of nature that rule the mine, and the ethos of hard work of many generations of miners. Going down deeper and deeper, the visitors will see unusual places, take pleasure in watching the light spectacle on the banks of one of the saline lakes, and learn the famous legend of Princess Kinga, who brought a wealth of salt into the Polish soil. In the middle of the route there is St. Kinga's Chapel, a wonderful chapel dedicated to the patron saint of salt miners, decorated with extraordinary salt artworks.

 

Information

Private Transport
360 PLN

Check availability

Estimated time

4:00 hours

Individuals

Adult
from 360 zł
Student
from 360 zł
Child
from 360 zł
Baby
free

Have questions?
Don't hesitate to call us!

We are here for you: 8:00 - 22:00 / Mon-Sun
+48 602 497 064

We’ll pick you up from your hotel!

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