Wieliczka Salt Mine and Auschwitz-Birkena Whol-Day Trip with Pickup, Lunch

The first part of your tour takes you to Auschwitz. Here, learn about the horrors of World War II and the German occupation of Poland. See the former concentration camp with its barracks, gas chambers, and chimneys. See the exhibitions and photos throughout the camp that show what the prisoners had to endure.
10 hrs
Group size up to 40 persons
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Start your walking tour with a certified guide at the Auschwitz I Museum, where you'll be picked up from your hotel. Take a look at the barracks, watchtowers, and crematoria that are still standing in the Nazi camp. With the assistance of the given headset, tune in as your guide tells about the shocking Nazi wrongdoings carried out in the camps and hear accounts of the day-to-day experience of the detainees.

The Auschwitz-Birkenau II Memorial is the next stop on the tour. Witness the ruins of gas chambers and the railroad that brought prisoners to the camps.

Drive to the nearby town of Wieliczka to see the well-known salt mine after a lunch break that includes traditional Polish fare. A local guide and pre-arranged tickets will be waiting for you by the salt mine.

Walk down long sets of steps to begin your tour of the salt mine, which will take you 135 meters below the surface and through intricate passageways, shafts, and tunnels.

Explore four chapels, unique rock salt statues, and underground lakes. During your time in Krakow, visit a unique must-see location.

Take a lift from the underground back up to the main ground floor to meet your driver after the guided tour is over. As you make your way back to your Krakow hotel, you may completely relax.

Significant Information:

What to bring:

  • ID card or passport
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Student card
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed:

  • Smoking
  • Pets
  • Large bags and luggage
  • Pets
  • Shirts without sleeves

Know before you go:

  • As per the requirements of Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, all participants are required to provide their full name and contact details as part of the booking
  • Entrance may be refused if the name provided on the booking is not identical to the name on the ID provided when entering
  • Owing to the requirements, all tickets to the museum are non-refundable. Please consider your purchase carefully
  • The departure time may change and be at anytime between 8:00 AM and 10:30 AM
  • The local partner will contact you by email or phone on the day before your tour to confirm your pickup time and details
  • The Old Town is a restricted traffic zone so if your accommodation is in this area, the local partner will contact you to confirm the nearest possible pickup point
Excellent, smoothly run trip. Our coach collected on time with fantastic communication. Very informative and reassuring host on the coach. The tour guide at Auschwitz was extremely knowledgeable and set the perfect tone for a harrowing but important visit. Couldn’t recommend highly enough. Thank you.
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What is included in activity

• Pickup from accommodation in Krakow
• Drop-off in Krakow city center
• Transportation
• Entrance fees and tickets
• English-speaking guide at the museum and mine
• English-speaking tour leader
• Packed lunch of 2 sandwiches, croissant, a pack of biscuits, water, and 1-2 pieces of fruit (if option selected)
• Headset to hear the live guide better (only in first camp)

What is not included

• Photo permission fee in the mine, for 10 zł

What places you will see

• The Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Memorial

Activity book period
You can book tour up to 6 hours in advance.
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How long your tour will be
10 hrs
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Reviews by travellers
4.9 out of 5
977 reviews
The trip itself was really interesting and not normally my kind of thing but even I enjoyed it. We got picked up from our hotel and then taken everywhere and could leave our stuff in the car while we went to different parts of the trip. Highly recommended.
2 days ago
A really thought provoking trip to Auschwitz which was really well organised though I would have appreciated a bit more time at the 2nd camp to explore independently. Salt mine trip was really interesting too. Lots of walking involved, clocked up 8 miles overall during the trip
3 days ago
What a trip! Those two places are well worth visiting. Whether it's worth the money paid to the provider it's debatable. But definitely saves the hassle of organizing the trip. Easy to follow instructions from the driver, great guides in Auschwitz and Salt Mines. I do recommend this one day trip.
9 days ago
Merethe S.
When buying the tickets for the tours we thought it would be great but actually experiencing it exeeded all our expectations. Visiting Auschwitzs was a tough experience but we thought it was an important thing to do to make sure we never forget. We also had a wonderful guide who showed empathy for the ones who lost their lives and to the once who suffered on the grounds, while doing a great job giving us lots of information.
11 days ago
Tours were very good and guides were very informative. It's a lot of walking so make sure your shoes are comfortable and broken in. There is so much to be shown, that at times it felt very rushed (7 minutes to eat lunch)! No time for toilet stops, drink breaks etc. I walked just shy of 14 miles across the two Auschwitz tours and the Salt Mines tours in one day.
13 days ago
It is worth the money. Not being anxious about the tickets, the transportation and the hours from one visit to the other (many Polish people do not speak English very well). The drivers and the guides were really helpful and nice people. Good snack on the break.
14 days ago
Well organized tour. They picked us up at the hotel at the scheduled time. Very comfortable vehicle. We went to Auschwitz, then had a snack on the way to the Mine. There we still have time to walk around before entering the Mine. Get ready for a good walk.
15 days ago
Amazing experience,skip the lines and great guides. However dangerous driving between activities, we picked the 9:00tour and were transfered to the 7:00 a day ago,there was no pick up from the hotel as advertised but a meeting point somewhere in the city and lunch was a lunchbox inside the van
24 days ago
it was a really early start (06:30 pick up) & I was dubious about the timing... we arrived at Auschwitz & it was fairly quiet. After the guided tour of Auschwitz I i figured out why the early start. Iwas very pleased we started early, there were thousands of people beginning their tour. We then proceeded over to Birkenow to tour that camp. It was chilling to realise the scale of the genocide that happened here. it is so important that the world NEVER forget what happened here & that we learn ...
26 days ago
In few words - Perfect tour. Starting from the driver Simon and ending Salt mine. Auszwitz in general very interesting place, guide told a lot with no rush. Lunch was pretty simple, but very delicious: sandwich, salat, fruits. Salt mine guide was funny person. Only positive vibes about this trip.
28 days ago
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