Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Wieliczka Salt Mine full day tour from Krakow
Attractions & guided tours

Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Wieliczka Salt Mine full day tour from Krakow

4.7/5
Excellent
Based on 23 reviews
Free cancellation
language
Language: English
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Mobile voucher accepted
duration
Duration: up to 11 hours
Do this because
  • See in one day both major tourist attractions in Krakow with a tour in English
  • Watch during the travel an informative documentary about the liberation of Auschwitz
  • Enter the most famous site of the abominable Holocaust
  • Then visit the fascinating Wieliczka Salt Mine with its statues, lakes, galleries and chapels
What to expect

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 35 guests in Wieliczka Salt Mine.

You will be picked up from your hotel or apartment in Krakow city. If your accommodation is located outside, the most convenient point will be agreed via email with you.

Attention: You'll travel from the Auschwitz Memorial directly to the Salt Mine in Wieliczka, without returning to Krakow for lunch. You have 1 hour break, but it is advisable to bring packed lunch with you.

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What's included
  • check Door-to-door pick-up and drop-off from/to your hotel or accommodation in Krakow city center
  • check Transport in a modern and air-conditioned, shared minivan with Wi-Fi
  • check Skip-the-line admission to the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial with guided tour in English
  • check Skip-the-line entrance to the Wieliczka Salt Mine with guided tour in English
  • check Headsets
What's not included
  • x_not_included Food and drinks
  • x_not_included Extra fee in Wieliczka for taking photos
Where

Main meeting point: in front of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Straszewskiego 17, Krakow or pick-up service (if agreed)

Meeting point:
You can choose to come to the main meeting point or agree a pick-up service from your hotel or accommodation in Krakow city center
What to remember
  • Please provide the name and address of your accommodation, in order to organize the pick-up service
  • IMPORTANT: please reconfirm the starting time and pick up place directly with the provider at the contacts provided in the voucher you receive after the booking. If you don't use the pickup service, please put "meeting point" in the question box
  • NOTE: the museum requires the name and surname of every guest for entry, please add this additional information at checkout
  • IMPORTANT: every guest MUST carry an ID or passport matching the name and surname provided at checkout which will also be reflected on your museum entrance ticket
  • Unfortunately this tour is not suitable for wheelchair users
  • 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 cost for taking photos in the Wieliczka Salt Mine is 10 PLN / 2,5 Euro - cash only
  • 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
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended (dirt tracks in the Momerial and ca. 800 stair steps in the salt mine)
  • Guests who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication can't be admitted. No refund is possible in that case
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Provider
Krakow Direct
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the experience begins.

What people say about this experience

Excellent

4.7/5

Based on 23 reviews from verified customers

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  • Anonymous

    From United Kingdom - December 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Our tour guide Christof was so friendly. The whole day was perfectly planned. The mini van was lovely and clean the guide around the camps very inform ...

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - November 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - October 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    The team were so helpful and caring for the whole trip. Kept us informed of pick ups and meet up points. I would absolutely recommend them for the tri ...

  • Anonymous

    From United Kingdom - September 2023

    Great

    Overall rated

    4/5

    A very well organised tour. My only small point would be that I would've liked to have been able to have use of the headphones etc for the Birkenau p ...

  • Anonymous

    From United Kingdom - August 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    The Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum & Wieliczka Salt Mine tours were outstanding. The tour guides were so knowledgeable and willing always to take questions ...

  • Anonymous

    From United States of America - August 2023

    Excellent

    Overall rated

    5/5

    Trip to Auschwitz was very informative and you see the full horror of the camps. Tour guide was excellent. Went to salt mine afterwards, was good. A v ...

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