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From Krakow: Auschwitz-Birkenau & Wieliczka Mine Trip with Private Pickup - Non-Refundable

4.8 / 5

26 reviews

From Krakow: Auschwitz-Birkenau & Wieliczka Mine Trip with Private Pickup - Non-Refundable

From US$ 187.12 per person

Visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial and travel 135 meters underground at the Wieliczka Salt Mine, on a combined tour from Krakow that includes a private hotel pickup and transfer.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Duration options: 9 - 11 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Optional audio guide
English
Pickup included
Pickup locations vary. More information will be provided at checkout.
Private group available
Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags
  • Short skirts
  • Sleeveless shirts

Know before you go

  • Be prepared to go through a security check in order to enter Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • There are 800 steps on the way down the mine and the return to the surface will be by lift
  • Temperatures in Wieliczka Salt Mine are around 59ºF (15ºC)
Highlights
  • Follow a guide on a poignant tour of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial
  • View the original buildings and the haunting personal artifacts left behind
  • Marvel at the Wieliczka Salt Mine on a guided tour 135 m below ground
  • See underground caves, lakes, chambers, chapels, and salt sculptures
  • Benefit from a private hotel pickup and transfers between the two sites
Full description
Follow a licensed guide on a poignant tour of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial. After, travel to the Wieliczka Salt Mine and take a guided underground tour and witness beautiful chambers carved in salt. Enjoy a private hotel pickup and transfers on this combined tour from Krakow. Get pickup from your hotel and travel to the Auschwitz I Museum to begin your walking tour with a certified educator. Explore the remains of the Nazi camp's barracks, watchtowers, and crematoriums. With the help of the provided headset, listen as your guide tells about the ghastly Nazi crimes committed in the camps and hear stories of the everyday lives of the prisoners. Next, continue the tour at the Auschwitz-Birkenau II Memorial. Witness gas chambers and the remains of the railway which transported prisoners to the camps. After a lunch break, drive to the nearby town of Wieliczka to visit its famous salt mine. Prearranged tickets will be waiting for you at the salt mine along with a local guide. Start the tour inside the salt mine by walking down long sets of steps, taking you 135 meters underground and through labyrinthine passageways, tunnels, and shafts. See underground lakes, 4 chapels, and unique statues carved by miners out of rock salt. Experience a unique place to visit and a must-see during your stay in Krakow. Once the guided tour is over, take a lift from the underground back up to the main ground level to meet your driver. Relax as you make the journey back to your accommodation Krakow.
Includes
  • Access to Memorial and Museum Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Access to Auschwitz Main Entrance Gate
  • Access to Auschwitz II-Birkenau
  • Access to Auschwitz I
  • Access to Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Live tour guide
  • Pickup and transport for activity duration: Bus / coach, van, car
  • Drop-off: Bus / coach, van, car
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    • People with claustrophobia

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    Overall rating

    4.8 /5

    based on 26 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      5/5
    • Transportation
      5/5
    • Value for money
      4.5/5
    • Safety
      5/5

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    well over the going rate

    I have no critiscm of the tour itself, the guides or the drivers..they were all excellent; Very informative & helpful. however I will never recommend or use this booking service again because of the extortionate charge. Compared to the actual cost of the trip, available on the day via the tour company. I paid before traveling £355 for myself and my partner to attend this tour. If we had booked direct with the tour company in Poland it would only have cost 300 polish zloty for us both (=£60!!).

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    April 23, 2017

    Excellent tours

    Outstanding tours of both Auschwitz-Birkenau & Wieliczka salt mine. Our driver Kate was very helpful and stayed on an extra few hours because of a delay in the tours. Highly recommended

    April 14, 2017

    Salt mine tour too long and too touristic with the guide.

    Would recommend Auschwitz but not Salt mine which is too long and too touristic, you don't get the feeling of the work in the mine just wondowdressing too fool tourists to buy souvenirs.

    July 20, 2016

    Product ID: 398721

    VA ID: 398721