Wieliczka and Auschwitz in one day

4.5 / 5 total 1615 reviews
Duration: 12 hours
Tour ID: 7067
Overview

Your time in Krakow is limited and you don’t want to miss any of the most important places from Lesser Poland inscribed on the UNESCO’s list.

Auschwitz-Birkenau is a museum and memorial dedicated to over 1.5 million of victims murdered by the Nazis during World War II, as well as a symbol of the Holocaust – one of the greatest crimes against humanity in the world history.

The Wieliczka Salt Mine includes an over 700-years-old underground city, a maze of corridors, chambers, salt monuments and natural wonders, such as underground lakes.

Our tour will allow you to learn about the horrifying history of the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp and discover the amazing world of the Wieliczka Salt Mine in just one day.

Highlights
  • A tour that combines educational and recreational elements. Theitinerary includes a visit to the Auschwitz I Museum, followed by a ride and visit to the Auschwitz II Birkenau Museum.
  • After a lunch break, a ride and visit to the Wieliczka Salt Mine are planned.
  • All stages of the tour take place in the company of licenced travel guides.
  • Discover an underground city with healing properties
  • Marvel at the statues and chapels carved out of the rock at Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • See the remains of the gas chambers and prison blocks at Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Learn about the horrors of the largest concentration camp from World War II
Good to Know
  • Duration Duration: 12 hours
  • Tour Start Time: MULTI
  • Tour End Time: MULTI
  • This tour is available: Everyday
  • Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted Printed or Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • You must purchase a permit to take pictures at the mine.You must purchase a permit to take pictures at the mine.
  • IMPORTANT: Narrow paths of the route may appear claustrophobic.IMPORTANT: Narrow paths of the route may appear claustrophobic.
  • The exit takes place via the elevator in WieliczkaThe exit takes place via the elevator in Wieliczka
  • There are more than 800 steps to climb on the route, including 380 at the beginning in WieliczkaThere are more than 800 steps to climb on the route, including 380 at the beginning in Wieliczka
  • We recommend that you bring lunch and beverages on the tour, but their consumption is  allowed only during breaks, in places designated for that purpose.We recommend that you bring lunch and beverages on the tour, but their consumption is allowed only during breaks, in places designated for that purpose.
  • It is important to remember not to bring large bags or backpacks to the museum (the maximum allowed size is 20 x 30 cm).It is important to remember not to bring large bags or backpacks to the museum (the maximum allowed size is 20 x 30 cm).
  • if the name provided for the reservation is not the same as the name on the presented ID card.if the name provided for the reservation is not the same as the name on the presented ID card.
  • In accordance with the requirements of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, all tour participants are required to provide their full name and contact information as part of their ticket reservation. Refusal to allow access the museum is possibleIn accordance with the requirements of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, all tour participants are required to provide their full name and contact information as part of their ticket reservation. Refusal to allow access the museum is possible
  • Easy Cancellation Easy Cancellation
    Cancel up to 1 day in advance for a full refund
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Inclusions
  • • 1 hour break (food and drunks are not included)
  • • Entrance tickets to Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • • Licensed guide in your chosen language
  • • English-speaking driver or tour leader
  • • Return air-conditioned transportation from Krakow
  • • Pick up from meeting point in Kraków (Possibility of pick up from hotel need to be confirmed with local operator. Please contact at least the day before tour to set meeting point, otherwise please go to main meeting point Straszewskiego 14)
Exclusions
  • • Food and drinks
Meeting Point
Know Before You Go
  • • This tour is not recommended for children aged 13 and under
    • Baby carriages and luggage larger then 30 x 20 x 10cm are not permitted inside
    • Please bring your own child seat or child sling when traveling with a baby/children
    • The elevator is used only to get to the surface from the bottom of the mine.
    • Bring warm clothing, as the temperature underground ranges between 14 and 16C
    • There are 800 steps to climb, and 350 of these are at the beginning, taking you down into the mine. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes
    • Smoking and the use of open fire in the mine is strictly forbidden
    • The tour is not recommended for people with a disability due to a gravel surface and many buildings with no ramps or lifts. If so, people with a disability must be accompanied
    • Student tickets require valid student ID and be no older than 25 years old. Customers over 25 years old need to purchase adult ticket.

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Reviewed by Tina Price US   June 13, 2022
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Just enough to get to know these 2 attractions in Krakow. Both guides were really good, the car was comfortable and even the super early morning pick-up time was worth it as we were the first group to arrive in Auschwitz which made much better to visit without many people around.

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Reviewed by Keisey US   June 13, 2022
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The tour was very informative and the guide was clearly knowledgeable about her subject. Would definitely recommend taking this full-day tour to Auschwitz Birkenau and the Wieliczka salt mine from Krakow.

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Reviewed by Sophie Canning GB   June 10, 2022
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We had a wonderful tour guide who was very informative and efficient in providing us with information so I can just say Excellent Guide. Thank you
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Reviewed by Eva Sokolov RU   June 10, 2022
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Thoroughly recommend the tour! Our tour guide was professional and the girls loved him. She was very entertaining. If you want to have a good time, DO IT.

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Reviewed by Kathy NA   June 10, 2022
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It was a meaningful experience and also it was a very special moment. I will never forget it! Thank you.

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Reviewed by Fam Dorst SE   June 10, 2022
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It was excellent. Highly unforgettable and educational tour. the guide was very knowledgeable and kept us entertained all the way. Strongly recommended!

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Reviewed by Timor G FI   June 08, 2022
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Our guide spoke wonderful English and she really made this tour unforgettable and enjoyable so we loved this tour and highly recommend it.

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Reviewed by P.Lucinda US   June 07, 2022
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A historical tour with a wonderful tour is unforgettable and a very good guide who really knew what he was talking about.

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Reviewed by Ana US   June 07, 2022
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A great tour and a great company to tour with. Very efficient with a good guide. This was the perfect time to have this perfect tour. I will never forget.
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Reviewed by Elizabeth IE   June 06, 2022
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Definitely recommend the Auschwitz and salt mine tour. Our guide was nice and helped us to take photos in the best spot too. Very recommended. Thank you very much for everything. I will do it again. ..

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