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Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine Day Tour from Krakow - with unbiased reviews

Auschwitz-Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine Day Tour from Krakow

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Discover Krakow's history on this full-day tour to Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum and the Wieliczka Salt Mine. First, you will be taken by air-conditioned minivan or minibus to Auschwitz-Birkenau to explore the grounds and the museum. In the afternoon, you will get a chance to visit Wieliczka Salt Mine, the underground complex recognized by UNESCO's World Heritage Sites List, and see its chambers carved in salt. This guided has a maximum size of 30 guests in Auschwitz - Birkenau Museum and 40 gusests in Wieliczka Salt Mine and includes pickup and drop-off from your Krakow hotel.
Important Information
Departure Point
Radisson Blu Hotel, Krakow, Straszewskiego 17, 31-101 Kraków, Poland
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off - if option with hotel pick up selected
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan or minibus
  • Wifi access
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional guide
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Insurance
  • Entry/Admission - Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Entry/Admission - Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Food and drinks
  • Extra fee in Wieliczka for taking photos
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off - if option with meeting point selected
  • Gratuity for driver not included
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • There are no restrictions regarding the age of children in Wieliczka Salt Mine and Auschwitz Birkenau Memorial and Museum, but they should be either capable of walking unassisted or carried in baby slings or baby carriers. Baby pushchairs are not allowed underground (salt mine)
  • While in Auschwitz-Birkenau, visitors are required to behave appropriately and respectfully
  • Temperatures in Wieliczka Salt Mine are around 59ºF (15ºC). Also, it should be taken into account that narrow paths may seem claustrophobic, and once underground there is no possibility to shorten your visit and turn back. At the entrance, visitors descent 400 steps down and the whole tourist route features over 800 stairs
  • In Auschwitz-Birkenau visitors are generally allowed to take pictures with a few, clearly indicated exceptions. Taking photos and filming in Wieliczka Salt Mine is possible only after purchasing additional pass
  • The maximum size of your carry-on can not exceed the following dimensions: 11.8 x 7.8 x 3.9 inches (30 x 20 x 10 cm). You can leave your larger luggage in the car
  • Please note that in the camps there are mostly dirt tracks, which may cause minor difficulties for wheelchair-users
  • The cost for taking photos in the Wieliczka Salt Mine is 10 PLN / 2,5 Euro - cash only
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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fitnesslil wrote a review 1 Dec
41 contributions15 helpful votes
Had the most amazing time with these guys. Michael our driver was such an knowledgeable man and really made the trip worth while would definitely recommend to family and friends.
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Jane B wrote a review Nov 2019
3 contributions2 helpful votes
Our driver, Peter, arrived on time, was very friendly and extremely knowledgeable. His driving was excellent, no hair raising moments! Arrived at Auchwitz and helped get us set up with the tour. He organised our packed lunch, nothing seemed too much trouble. After a very long
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Date of experience: November 2019
Asim P wrote a review Nov 2019
1 contribution
Had an amazing trip. Our driver Michael was amazing from start to finish. Would definitely recommend!
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Mary wrote a review Oct 2019
1 contribution
Excellent tour - although a long day everything was efficiently organised and smooth running. Great driver and guide on the bus, Michael, who gave lots of information and helped make the experience something always to be remembered
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Date of experience: October 2019
Schumi wrote a review Oct 2019
5 contributions
My girlfriend and I had the best day out touring Auschwitz Birkenau + Wieliczka Salt mine. We had an amazing experience of both places, totally mind blowing. Wow, there are so many words to use to describe the day. This seems like a big day but I didn't find it that exhausting.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Key Details
  • Duration: 11h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
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