Our company offers you an unforgettable tour to the incredible salt mine in Wieliczka, Poland. It is famous around the world and every year it visits huge amount of tourists. No wonder – it is absolutely magnificent place that you definitely must see if you spend some time in Poland. It is located in the surroundings of Krakow and there are many ways to get there from the city.
Discover The Salt Mine in Wieliczka with Best Of Tours
An incredible Salt Mine
The Salt Mine in Wieliczka is one of the most important and precious culture heritage in Poland. It is extremely popular object for tourists from around the world. Thanks to its uniqueness and tradition it is recognized in UNESCO’s World Cultural and Natural Heritage List. It amazes with it’s incredible chambers craved entirely in salt. Although is one of the oldest salt mines in the world, it was well-maintained till today. Today it is for sure the boast of Polish tourism and the whole history of mining.
The touristic route of Wieliczka Salt Mine tour is 3 km long and takes around 4 hours. It includes 20 chambers – each of them is different and characteristic. The most popular one is the chamber with an impressive grand chandelier, also entirely made of salt. Beside chambers, you will see beautiful chapels and the treasury as well. The mine goes down to the depth of around 135 meters underground.
Some information about the Tour
We would like to take you on a tour where you will enjoy your time as much as it’s possible. Our English speaking, friendly driver will pick you up from your hotel in Krakow. You can chose the time of the tour however, we do recommend to start the journey around 8 am. You will have enough time to enjoy all the attractions of the salt mine. It takes around 30 minutes to get there.
We can also provide our local guide who will collect you at the parking in Wieliczka. This is another, extended option of the tour. If you wish to have a guide in other language than English, please let us know in advance. Other foreign languages that we can provide on the guided tour in Wieliczka are: Spanish, German, French, Russian, Italian.
When you are ready to go back to Krakow, our driver will take safely home drop you off at your hotel. The whole tour should take around 5 hours.
About the Salt Mine
The Touristic Route includes 800 steps to take so it’s good to have comfortable shoes. Some of the corridors are entirely dark so remember walk carefully and mind other people. There is also the route suitable for wheelchairs.
You can also take the Miner’s Route that is also very popular among tourists. It includes descending into the depths of mine by the oldest mine shaft in Wieliczka. During the whole tour you’ll have to wear the miner’s uniform and take the mining equipment with you. The whole group of visitors will be guided by the experienced guide.
Additionally, you can visit Zupy Krakowskie Museum, located on a third level. It is located in the inactive part of one of the oldest rock salt mines in the world (Zupa Krakowska). It contains another 14 chambers, where you can see story of the mine and tools, that were being used for mining and transporting the salt. There is also an exhibition concerning story of the city of Wieliczka.
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The private Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour includes:
Prices of the Tours
1 – 4 persons
5 – 9 persons
Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour
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Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour with Guide
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