See one of the oldest salt mines in Europe
The „Wieliczka” Salt Mine had been functioning for many centuries and ended its activities in 2007. It is currently listed as a world cultural and natural heritage site by UNESCO and is visited by over one million visitors a year. It will be our pleasure to show you this magnificent place. Cover a three-kilometer distance of salt corridors, 135 meters deep underground (442ft).
– There are overall 800 steps to climb; first 350 at the beginning take you down into the mine, therefore remember to wear comfortable shoes
– Some parts of the route are adapted for wheelchairs. Earlier bookings in this case are recommended
– Please take warm clothes. Temperatures underground range between 14° C (57° F) and 16° C (61° F)
*drive from agreed upon meeting location to Wieliczka (c. a. 30 km- 30-45min drive)
*Local tour guide in English (not me) in the Salt mine (about 2h). Even if the mine has its own guides, I’ll be available for You all the time.
*You will be joined to the small group and guided by Salt mine guide
*drive from Wieliczka to your Krakow’s hotel c. a. 30 km- 30 min drive
You will see:
*Underground saline lakes
*Unique statues sculpted in salt.
*20 salt chambers
*3 different levels of the mine
*36m high chamber popular because of bungee jump
*St. Kinga Chapel – the biggest underground church in the world
*The Cracow Saltworks Museum at Wieliczka
On your request it can be arranged dinner in a local restaurant. There is also possibility to see Auschwitz-Birkenau or Krakow on the same day. I am flexible and I encourage You to contact me if you have any special request.
MEETING POINT + TOUR DURATION
Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 4 hours
Toyota Corolla – air-conditioned, comfortable, sedan car.
Please note: This tour is priced for 1-4 persons, for groups larger than 4 persons- please, message me earlier for a customized tour on earlier request
ESTIMATED LOCAL CASH NEEDED
94 PLN – 94 PLN per 1 person – entrance ticket
There are museum tour guides in Salt mine and Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp