Wieliczka Salt Mine guided tour

Basic information: Experience a unique 700-year-old salt mine. One of a kind underground, old world. Wieliczka salt mine surprises with amazing rock chambers, mysterious salt lakes, salt sculptures and absolutely breathtaking chapel of St Kinga. Travel 135 meters below ground level and explore 22 chambers carved in salt on a 2,2-kilometer tourist route with a guide. The tour starts with 350 steps downstairs and around 800 steps to climb during the whole tours. Please wear comfortable shoes. To exit the Salt Mine, there are mine lifts traveling up and down, one lift takes about 40 seconds and can take up to 10 people at a time.

Pick up: The tour starts every day from Krakow city center at a chosen place, all the available pick up places will be shown while booking the tour. English-speaking driver and/or tour leader will take you directly to the Mine, where one of the local tour guides speaking chosen languages will take over. This unforgettable trip takes about 2.5 h. underground.

Starting hours: Depends on the day, available times can be seen while booking the tour.

Tour type:

  • shared transport and visit in group up to 40 people (meeting point pick up)
  • private transport and visit in group up to 40 people (hotel pick up)
  • private transport and private guide (hotel pick up)
  • skip the line ticket only
Tour duration: Approx. 4 hours
Availability: 7 days a week
Type of tour: Regular / Private

✓    Pick-up from the meeting point

✓     Entrance fee to the museum

✓     Licensed guide in the selected language

✓     English-speaking driver

✓     Modern and air-conditioned minibus/van

✓    Assistance of tour leader/driver

0 h 00 min    Boarding

0 h 40 min   Arrival at Wieliczka Salt Mine

0 h 50 min   Entering the museum

3 h 15 min   Getting out on the surface by elevator

4 h 00 min   Arrival in Krakow

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