Guided tour

From Krakow: Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour with Hotel Pickup

Activity provider: GR8 WAY

From Krakow: Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour with Hotel Pickup

Activity provider: GR8 WAY
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From US$ 45.65 per person

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Discover the amazing Wieliczka Salt Mine, one of the first sites on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Descend 140 meters underground to see chambers and tunnels made of salt.

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Duration 4.5 hours
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  • Enjoy a half day tour of the Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Learn from an expert English-speaking guide
  • Descend 140 meters underground on this tour
  • Feel the amazing atmosphere in the chambers with statues made of salt
  • Visit the Chapel of the Blessed Kings
Full description

Step inside the Wieliczka Salt Mine and admire the salt sculptures, chambers, and tunnels in this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Hear the story behind the mine from your guide and descend 140 meters.

Begin your trip at your accommodation where an English-speaking tour leader will collect you. 

Drive to Wieliczka Salt Mine which is about 40 minutes away. Arrive at Wieliczka and descend the 378 stairs 64 meters down to Level 1. Your guide will brief you about safety regulations in the mine. After this, your English-speaking guide will take you 140 meters further underground for a 2.5-hour tour route that is almost 3 kilometers long.

Discover many unique chambers with amazing carvings and statues made of salt. At the end of the route, explore the souvenir shop and snack bar. From here, return to the surface by the high-speed lift.

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Central Krakow)
  • Entrance fee to Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Tour guide
  • Food or drink
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with claustrophobia
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing

Not allowed

  • Flash photography

Know before you go

  • Valid student ID allows you to get a youth discount
  • Some hotels are situated in limited traffic areas and no direct pickup is possible. In that case, pickup is provided from the closest meeting point or hotel outside the restricted zone
  • The maximum size of hand luggage is 35 x 20 x 20 cm; if your luggage is bigger, you can leave it in the locked bus parked next to the museum
  • Taking photographs requires a special permit which can be purchased in the ticket office or during the visit itself and the cost is PLN 10
Customer reviews

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4.5 /5

based on 254 reviews

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Great experience, the man that greeted us and picked us up on time from the hotel was very lovely and informative (James). we had to sit separately on the bus which was quite awkward and uncomfortable, however it was only a 30 minute drive each way. The salt mines experience was good, the English speaking guide was easy to understand and made jokes along the way. It was very heavy on the legs so be prepared for a lot of exercise. The salt carvings were beautiful and definitely something to experience.

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April 7, 2022

Loved the salt mines, our driver picked us up on time and was very pleasant, the mines themselves were spectacular couldn’t believe everything we seen made of salt, our guide was very witty and informative, there were a lot of steps down but thankfully you get a lift back up, but expect a lot of walking.

April 5, 2022

Salt Mine trip is a MUST. My son uses a wheelchair and all staff were very accomodating. We had a transfer which was professionally managed. Our driver was excellent and offered many facts along our journey. Upon arriving at the salt mines he arranged our tickets and guide so we had no stress. Wish we had used this driver for all of our excursions. The vehicle sits 9 including driver so a small party was much more personal. Five

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February 12, 2022

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