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OUR PRICES
  • From 290 PLN or 69 € English speaking guide included
  • From 290 PLN or 69 € English speaking guide included
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All prices are per person

Combined Auschwitz-BIrkenau and Salt Mine Group tour by minibus

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  • Tour ID - T/067
  • Availability - every day
  • Type of tour - regular, by minibus or minivan
  • Location - 150 km round trip
  • Total duration - ca. 10 hours

Explore the UNESCO-listed former Nazi concentration camp and enter the ‘Underground World of Wonders’ in the oldest Salt Mine in Europe.

This is our regular everyday tour in English with transportation by minibus and guided group tours at both places. Our English speaking driver will pick you up directly from your hotel and take you to both places. We will provide a smooth transfer between both places. You won’t need to buy any tickets on your own, we will have them prearranged. Guided tours in English at Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and at the Salt Mines are included in the total price.  

 

At first you will be taken to Auschwitz. The driver will stay with you until you meet your local guide. After about two hours guided tour and a short break you will be taken to Birkenau where you will continue your guided visit for about one hour. After visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau you will have a short, about 30 minutes break for a lunch (your meal is not included in the total price of the tour).

 

Visiting the Salt Mine is the next item of this tour. The mine in Wieliczka is one of the world’s oldest operating salt mines. It reaches a depth of 327 meters. It’s passages are almost 300 km long!  Visiting the mine will take about 2.5 hours. You will proceed along about 2.5 km long paths, steps and corridors. You will explore numerous chambers, admire underwater lakes and chapels . 

You must also know that:

  • There are toilets spaced along the tourist route (after about 40 and 90 minutes of visiting respectively)
  • Taking photos is charged 10 PLN additionally. Please pay for your photo permit at the ticket desk or to our driver after arrival
  • For the wheelchair users/visitors with walking difficulties there are some parts of the route adapted. Earlier bookings in this case are required. If you wish to book this option of visiting please contact us.

‘After the tour you will be taken back to your hotel or to any point within the center of Krakow – following your wish. You will pay for the whole service after the tour. For all our tours and transfers we provide comfortable cars. See our cars here. You are more than welcome to contact us in case of any enquiry.  

THE TOUR

Auschwitz – Birkenau

  • Introduction to the visit (the background information given by the guide)
  • The gas chamber and the crematorium
  • The Wall of Executions
  • An exhibition of prisoners’ personal belongings
  • Central jail of the camp (with the block 11 where St Maximilian Kolbe was starved to death)
  • So-called ‘medical experiment rooms’
  • After a 15 minutes break proceeding to nearby (2km) Auschwitz II-Birkenau
  • The Gate of Death with an original railway ramp
  • primitive wooden barracks for prisoners
  • a number of watchtowers along the electrically charged barbed-wire fences surrounding the site of a genocide at Birkenau

Salt Mine Tour

  • Descending approximately 800 steps
  • About 2.5 km walk through the labyrinth of chambers and corridors excavated 400 years ago
  • Mysterious underground lakes situated about 100 meters below the ground level
  • Dozens of statues and mythical figures sculpted in salt
  • The chapels carved out in a rock salt
  • Galleries showing miners’ work hundreds of years ago
  • 15 minutes break for an underground shopping
  • An elevator back to the surface

 

TOUR PRICE INCLUDES

  • Hotel/apartment pick up and drop off
  • Transportation by minibus or minivan
  • Courteous and excellent English speaking driver/tour guide assistance
  • Guided tours in English at both Auschwitz-Birkenau and the Salt Mine
  • 30 minute break for lunch
  • Individual insurance for all passengers (called ‘NNW’ insurance)
  • Return transfer to the hotel or any other place in Krakow – following your wish
  • Professional service provided by the fully licensed tour company

Not included: Taking photos is charged additionally – 10 PLN per one camera. You can pay for the photo permit at the ticket desk, to the driver or during visiting the mine.

All prices are per person 

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU MUSEUM

Auschwitz – Birkenau Memorial Museum (found in 1947) was included on the UNESCO List of World Heritage Sites. The first transport of Polish political prisoner deportees arrived in Auschwitz on June 14, 1940. This day is regarded as the date the camp started to function. Afterwards, Soviet Prisoners of War, Gypsies and prisoners of many other nationalities from all over the...

Auschwitz – Birkenau Memorial Museum (found in 1947) was included on the UNESCO List of World Heritage Sites. The first transport of Polish political prisoner deportees arrived in Auschwitz on June 14, 1940. This day is regarded as the date the camp started to function. Afterwards, Soviet Prisoners of War, Gypsies and prisoners of many other nationalities from all over the German-occupied Europe were transported here to  suffer and die in hellish conditions. In 1942, notably after the construction of the nearby Auschwitz II-Birkenau concentration camp, destruction of the European Jews started to come. Most of them were immediately put to death in the gas chambers of Birkenau. Those who spared immediate death by being selected for labour were systematically stripped of their individual identities. Most prisoners survived at Auschwitz only a few weeks or months. A visit to Auschwitz will let you learn more about this tragic time in the world’s history.

 

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