Wieliczka Salt Mine * PRIVATE Tours *

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Book a private tour of the Salt Mine in Wieliczka!

The historic Salt Mine in Wieliczka is the only mining site in the world functioning continuously since the Middle Ages. Its original excavations (longitudinals, traverses, chambers, lakes, as well as minor and major shafts) are located on nine levels and extend for the total of about 300 kilometres: reaching the depth of 327 metres they illustrate all the stages of mining technology development over time.

During the tour through the Mine, You will see underground chambers hewn out in the salt rock, statues sculpted in salt and saline lakes. Visitors may take a walk of 2.5 km through 3 levels, down to 136 metres below ground level.

This point of our tourist programme is also entered on the UNESCO List of World Heritage.

Route: Krakow - Wieliczka - Krakow

Includes: private English speaking tour leader, private services of the Mine guide, lift up, entrance ticket to the Salt Mine, private transportation.

Important: Should customers wish to take the lift down to parts of the mine then a local charge of 250 PLN applies to the first level or 350 PLN to the second level. Lift usage is subject to availability and charges are payable locally. The price is per elevator so should there be more people wishing to share it, the costs could be divided between participants. Alternatively all customers make their way down the stairs as a group. You receive a lift journey back up to the top inclusive as part of your tour package.

Please note: Due to construction work taking place around Krakow, morning departures may be subject to delays in traffic. Work is scheduled to be complete by October 2019.

When you’ve Booked: You’ll receive an initial confirmation from us immediately. We will then send your booking details to the supplier within 48 hours to request confirmation. Once they confirm that your requested date and ticket is available, we will email your confirmation which will include the local operator’s contact details and any relevant information.

This ticket is for Private Transport ONLY with the Standard Group Tour for 2 people with mobility issues or wheelchair users ONLY.
You will have a lift down and back up inclusive in your ticket but you will be joining the overall  Standard Group Tour once inside the mine.

Operated: Daily in the mornings.

Duration: 3.5 hrs (come back to Krakow around 1pm)

Tour Start Time: Approx 9:10am.

Private Transport is included from most hotels. This will be confirmed to you when your booking is confirmed.

Inclusions:

  • Private roundtrip transportation
  • Private English speaking tour leader
  • Guide assistant in the bus and local Museum guide-English (all year), French (July and August).
  • Lift is included both up and down in the Salt Mine

Note: This tour is not recommended for those who are claustrophobic. Underground temperature: +14'C (55'F).

Important Information: Please be advised that due to weather and traffic conditions, pick up and drop off times may vary.

When you’ve Booked: You’ll receive an initial confirmation from us immediately. We will then send your booking details to the supplier within 48 hours to request confirmation. Once they confirm that your requested date and ticket is available, we will email your confirmation which will include the local operator’s contact details and any relevant information.