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Auschwitz Birkenau & Salt Mine One Day Tour from Krakow

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Join our best selling tour to Auschwitz Birkenau State Museum and Wieliczka Salt Mine.
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Duration: approx. 11 hours
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Available languages: English
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Lunch included

Trip Itinerary

  • 1
    7.00* Hotel Pickup

    We will pick you up early from your hotel (or any meeting point which you choose). The pickups are usually between 6:00-7:30. We will reconfirm the pickup time on the day before the tour.

  • 2
    Transfer to Auschwitz-Birkenau

    First, we will go to Auschwitz during the ride you will watch the documentary movie about the Camp (optional).

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    Auschwitz Museum

    You will have a 2-hour long guided tour in the Auschwitz Museum.

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    Birkenau Camp

    After visiting Auschwitz, we will transfer you to Auschwitz II Birkenau camp where you will spend another hour with the guide.

  • 5
    Transfer to Wieliczka Salt Mine

    On the way will be served with our lunch box. The ride should take around 1 hour.

  • 6
    Wieliczka Salt Mine Sight Seeing

    Now it is time to visit the UNESCO listed site. A local expert guide will take you on 2.5 hours underground journey.

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    Transfer and hotel drop off

    Our service covers door-to-door transportation. That means You will be taken back to the hotel at the earliest convenience, depending on road conditions.

Please note that all times are approximate and depend on traffic conditions and guides availability.

  • Join our best-selling tour to Auschwitz Birkenau State Museum and Wieliczka Salt Mine.

    Auschwitz-Birkenau & Salt Mine tour from Krakow

    The Auschwitz and Salt Mine Tour (1-day tour) offer an unparalleled journey through history, delving into two remarkable sites near Krakow that stand as poignant reminders of Poland's past.

    Auschwitz Birkenau & Salt Mine One Day Tour is a top-notch guided tour with an opportunity to explore the history of the most horrifying death camp in Europe along with the top tourist attraction near Krakow, which is the Wieliczka salt mine. 

    • Located 66 km from Krakow, Auschwitz is the largest German Nazi concentration camp and extermination centre. The Auschwitz Birkenau Museum and Memorial attract people from the entire world, who pay their highest respect to the victims of World War II. 
    • Wieliczka Salt Mine is associated with the next noteworthy tourist spot near Krakow, which has been functioning continuously since the Middle Ages
    • Both places are deemed a crucial part of Poland’s history and inscribed on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list.
    • Your journey is accompanied by a thoughtfully prepared lunch box, considering various dietary preferences including regular, vegetarian, vegan, or customized options based on individual allergies. The assortment includes delectable choices like chicken pasta salad, a ham sandwich, a choice of apple or banana, a wafer, and a bottle of water. Our lunch boxes are prepared daily from fresh ingredients and ensure that hunger will never be a concern during your daily tours.
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What is Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum?

The Auschwitz State Museum is an institution whose mission is to cherish the memory of those who died during the Holocaust. This institution strives to venerate the victims of World War II to emphasize the mistakes of the past to avoid devastating repetition in the future. Auschwitz Birkenau stands as a haunting testament to the atrocities of World War II. It remains the largest German Nazi concentration camp and extermination center in Europe.

The Auschwitz Birkenau Museum and Memorial draw visitors from across the globe who come to pay their respects to the millions of lives lost during one of the darkest chapters in human history. It consists of an Auschwitz I Museum, exhibits, and Birkenau sites. As part of the one-day tour, you will explore all of them and with feasibility to memorate and pay your respect herein. This is an exceptional chance to experience the horrors placed between Auschwitz concentration camp walls killing 1,5 million innocent humans.

Wieliczka Salt Mine

Wieliczka Salt Mine attracts a record-breaking number of tourists each year and is one of the most valuable places near Krakow, Poland. Considered as one of the oldest working salt mines in the world, also delivers unforgettable moments due to the underground chambers (2300) and hundred kilometres of corridors (250 km!). Thus, this place resembles a mysterious labyrinth with the possibility of discovering natural monuments and the Miocene salt deposit. The salt mine constitutes a great place for various happenings, including underground concerts, balls or life events. Poles treat this place as a National Health Resort thanks to the clean air being filled with salt-related aerosols contributing to health improvement. With roots tracing back to the Middle Ages, this salt mine isn't just a tourist attraction; it's a living testament to centuries of continuous operation and human ingenuity. Its underground passages, intricately carved chapels sculpted from salt, and breathtaking chambers showcase the remarkable talents and resilience of generations past.

A day trip to both places is an English-speaking tour giving a chance to check top-notch places from the UNESCO list of Global Cultural and Natural Heritage.

Explore the Wieliczka Salt Mine, hailed as one of the most astonishing salt mines globally, and discover its breathtaking underground wonders. Check availability and book your guided tours to experience outstanding memories near Krakow. By visiting the places, you gain an opportunity to explore top natural heritages on the same day. guided tours.

How long does the Auschwitz & Salt Mine tour take?

The tour covers the exploration of two top-notch places and takes about 11 hours to complete. You will spend 2.5 hours in the underground city of the Wieliczka mine and 3 hours in the Auschwitz Birkenau Museum and Memorial. Once you visit Auschwitz, you'll find yourself uncovering a place that will warmly linger in your thoughts forever.

  1. First and foremost, you will be provided with an English-speaking guide. Auschwitz is around 66km from Kraków. It takes about 1,5 hours to drive from Kraków to reach your destination. You will spend the next approx. 2 hours in Auschwitz I Museum and 1 hour in Auschwitz II Birkenau (Birkenau Camp).
  2. Once the first part is completed, you will have a short lunch break - depending on the daily schedule - and next, you will be transported to the next sport to continue your salt mine tour.
  3. The second part of the trip covers transportation to the salt mine where you spend around 2.5 hours to proceed with your underground journey. Both food and drinks will be provided on the way to the next place. Also accompanied by an English-speaking guide who will assist you with any queries during the tour. Discover salt mine on the same day!

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Here is a breakdown of all the activities on the tour:

Visiting Auschwitz State Museum

At Auschwitz I Museum, you will join an English tour – provided by the Museum’s guide – for about 2 hours. After that, we will transfer You to Auschwitz II – Birkenau, which is about 2 km away. You will spend there about 1 hour with the same guide.

Please note that you must bring your ID or passport to enter the Museum’s grounds.

Please note that this tour is not available on the 25th of December, 1st of January, Liberation Anniversary, Easter Saturday afternoon, Easter Sunday and March of the Living Day.

History and memory

Auschwitz is the most well-known Nazi concentration camp, somehow a “point zero” in the history of other camps. Operating from 1940-1945, it ended up being the place of massive extermination, not known in human history before. 1 million Jewish people were exterminated there, which also makes it the main place where the Holocaust took place.

Auschwitz consisted of around 40 sub-camps, but the most tragic events happened in Auschwitz I (administrative headquarters) with Crematorium I and Birkenau (Auschwitz II) with Crematoria II-V. The inmates in the first mass transport in June 1940 were political prisoners – Poles, there were around 700 of them. Ever since 1942 and the Wannsee Conference, a massive transportation of Jews from all over Europe has started. Initially, Auschwitz was not a death camp and the first gassing was in September 1941 – it included Soviet soldiers and some of the most sick prisoners. The situation quickly changed, though.

Due to the great location of Oświęcim – the city where the camp was located – where railroad tracks from many places in Europe crossed their paths, it was possible to organise transports of Jews, Roma, Russians and various other nationalities. Auschwitz was the only Nazi concentration camp with such an organised number and tattooing system, which later allowed to estimate almost the exact number of prisoners/murdered there. There were around 1.3 million inmates in Auschwitz-Birkenau during the 5 years of its existence, with approximately 1.1 million (mostly Jews) of them being killed.

Visiting Salt Mine

Please remember to take comfortable shoes and warm clothes (the temperature in the mine ranges between 17° and 18°C). The route includes approx. 800 stairs, 380 of which are at the start.

Transportation

Door-to-door service is included in the price of this tour. Our licenced (always English speaking) driver will pick you up directly from the place where you currently stay to take you to your final destination in a comfortable, air-conditioned minibus. Once the tour is over, they will take you back to the same place, also free of additional charge.

Guides

If you are concerned with a new place and want to experience local heritage to the fullest, check out our offer and find out more about top Krakow tours. Time is money. Taking a guide service is a guarantee of well-used time if you crave for unique experience. A professional tour guide will arrange a route to meet your expectations and deliver useful information as much as it is possible. Embarking on private tours (or group tours) to Auschwitz Birkenau and the Wieliczka Salt Mine allows for a more intimate and personalized exploration of these historically rich sites.

Wondering if sightseeing is feasible for non-English speakers? Sure thing! Contact us to see if we can offer you a tour in different languages. We can offer you tours in English, German, Russian, Spanish, Italian, French and Polish. Please get in touch with us and we will do our best to meet your needs.

Lunch package

Our lunch box includes chicken salad, fruit (banana or apple, etc.), a chocolate wafer, and a water bottle. Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free or lactose-free option is available on request.

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  • Sarah profile avatar
    Sarah
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    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    5
    5

    This was a great trip. The scenery along the way is lovely and the driver put a video about Auschwitz-Birkenau on to watch. The tour is done in a sensitive but informative way. Our guide was very knowledgeable. Lunch provided was lovely. The salt mine was interesting with cheap gift shop buys and delicious ice cream! Thoroughly enjoyed the whole day.

  • Kathleen profile avatar
    Kathleen
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    Netherlands
    5
    5

    Very well-coordinated, accommodated my motion sickness request. The driver drove very nice, didn't feel too sick. The young tour guide at Auschwitz was a little difficult to understand and the salt mine was very interesting. Bring comfy shoes!!! Lots of walking!

  • Ian profile avatar
    Ian
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    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    5
    5

    Excellent pickup, no waiting, was very punctual. Although Auschwitz was quite emotional. It was also very compassionate and informative too, excellent lunch. The salt mine was amazing, we had a really enjoyable day.

  • Rosalind profile avatar
    Rosalind
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    Ireland
    5
    5

    Cannot tell you how fantastic this trip is. Transportation was clean and efficient. Highly recommend this company. Used them more than once.

  • Robert profile avatar
    Robert ,
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    5
    5

    A must-do if you visit Krakow. Booking the trip was easy and the trip was very professionally run. The transfer was very comfortable. It was very quick getting into Auschwitz with the guide who was also great and made the trip for me, giving us plenty of information and letting us take it all in. It was a very moving experience. The salt mine was very good also, and I would visit again. The whole day was good, it was a full day and I would consider both trips separately.

  • Colin C profile avatar
    Colin C
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    Excellent day throughout. We were picked up on time by Tomas (mr shuttle). Tomas is a great driver; superb English, funny and friendly. Auschwitz and Birkenhau tours were very humbling and thought-provoking. Our guide was very knowledgeable and had an association with Auschwitz through her uncles. Lunch was lovely - tasty and filling. The Salt Mines were awesome due to the size and splendour. Be aware there are several hundred steps to take down to the different levels but there is a lift back to the surface (phew 😄).

  • Donna F profile avatar
    Donna F
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    Brilliant trip Very good communication from driver from pick from hotel to all our stops and back to hotel Highly recommended this trip

  • Sherpa683026 profile avatar
    Sherpa683026
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    Very interesting tour the guides were very good the salt mines were amazing although the steps were a challenge Well worth the visit and very good value for money I would highly recommend this tour as it’s both informative and interesting

  • Amanda R profile avatar
    Amanda R
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    Excellent trip, very well worth the money if you are short on time, the trip to Auschwitz is thought provoking and hard to take in, but also found the Birkenau part of the trip disquieting, perhaps because of the bleakness of the place. If you go in winter as we did, dress warmly as the bitter wind sweeps across the sites. The second part of the trip to the Salt Mine was amazing, truly well worth a visit, lots of steps down but a lift back up. Some beautiful sights to see in this mine. Different guides for the morning and afternoon, both excellent. I would say to make sure you keep up with the guides as they don’t tend to wait for stragglers and you will get left behind. Excellent day out.

  • Oli W profile avatar
    Oli W
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    Very enjoyable trip, lots of walking and culture. Tough part of history to visit but Daniel made the experience as easy and interesting as possible.

  • Aaronbreeze profile avatar
    Aaronbreeze
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    A moving tour that balanced the important and moving tour of Auschwitz with the incredible sights of the Salt Mine brilliantly and respectfully. The day ran incredibly smoothly and all the guides and our tour host were welcoming and helpful. We were picked up and dropped off just outside our air bnb which made the early start super easy! Lunch was incredible and far more than we expected with plenty of choice and fuel to keep us going.

  • Chloe J profile avatar
    Chloe J
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    Something that everyone should experience, was so surreal. Our tour guide made it incredible. Her knowledge was insane! Our driver was lovely, he made it a great day!

  • Getaway800095 profile avatar
    Getaway800095
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    Excellent guides and very interesting trip. A lot in one day but good to do together as Auschwitz on its own may be a bit too upsetting although a must see. Salt mines were fascinating

  • MooSooToo profile avatar
    MooSooToo
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    -1

    Must do experience! Combing both in one day is long but definitely the right way to do it. The guide was very experienced, have a lot of background info about the circumstances that led to the Jewish holocaust. Although a sombre visit when it comes to Auschwitz it is something that everybody has to do. The salt mine was a unique visit and nothing of what a mine I imagined to be!

  • Holly B profile avatar
    Holly B
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    Was nice to have the day organised for us and transport was quick and basically door to door from hotel. Tour guides were engaging and detailed.

  • Teresa M profile avatar
    Teresa M
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    All locations visited were impactful in different ways, and all experiences a must do when visiting Poland. Our guides both at Auschwitz-Birkenau, and the salt mines were exceptional. Mr Shuttle arranged our transportation beautifully - on time pick up, modern and clean van, very polite driver. The bagged lunch was tasty, and filling / exceeded our expectations. I would definitely recommend this tour.

  • Trud_24 profile avatar
    Trud_24
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    Amazing trip. Very well organised and ran with perfect precision. The mini bus arrived on time at the hotel. The bus was clean and comfortable. The day ran smoothly and the tours were very informative. I would highly recommend.

  • May Antonette profile avatar
    May Antonette
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    We really like our experience in this tour. Our driver is very good. We also like our tour guide in auschwitz and salt mine. Both are very knowledgeable. It is very good that they've shown us video about auschwitz while we are on the bus going there. Highly recommended! Special mention to our tour guide in Salt Mine for his patience in handling guests.

  • Jakub Drobot profile avatar
    Jakub Drobot ,
    Poland
    5
    5

    Greate service

  • Sophie Tredwell profile avatar
    Sophie Tredwell
    5
    5

    Excellent! Received a pick up time the day before via text, we were collected on time and were shown a video on the way to Auschwitz. Getting into all the sites was quick and easy with MrShuttle sorting all the tickets. The guides provided at all sites were brilliant and very knowledgable. Lunch was excellent, plenty of tasty food to keep us going throughout the long day. Would highly recommend!

  • Thomas W profile avatar
    Thomas W
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    The first part of the trip was very informative about ww2 and the holocaust, with the second part being equally as interesting, the tour guides were full of knowledge and left us with very little questions. The driver was also very helpful and friendly. All together a great experience and would highly recommend others to do this double experience. 👍

  • Sarah H profile avatar
    Sarah H
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    Great driver! David was a polite, friendly driver and kept everyone organised. He was patient and helpful when finding our accommodation for pick up. Trip was worth going on.

  • TomStirrup profile avatar
    TomStirrup
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    -1

    The whole trip was so well organised! Pick up times sent out the day prior, everything went so smoothly, the lunch included was very good! Our driver was very polite, the trip was excellent and really worth the money, a long day but definitely one worth doing! Dropped back off at our hotel, Auschwitz-Birkenau was very eye opening and the salt mines gave you a nice lift in mood after, highly recommend

  • davidjmyers profile avatar
    davidjmyers ,
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    5
    5

    The Salt mines tour is awesome it is hard to believe the scale and size of it. The carvings are marvellous. It is one of the best trips I have ever done. The guide was enthusiastic and passionate

  • Genevieve L profile avatar
    Genevieve L
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    Excellent experience. The at-hotel pickup was worth it. The drive was done in a 8-passenger van and we met up with other groups at Auschwitz and at the salt mine. Both guides at each location were very good. The lunch provided was tasty and substantial. The guide also gave good advice about restaurants in Krakow.

  • DaveNCall profile avatar
    DaveNCall
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    Prompt pickup - well organised - friendly drivers. Comfortable vehicles, reasonable lunch. Moved us through the queues efficiently

  • alexhyatt profile avatar
    alexhyatt
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    -1

    Excellent company.. great communication and punctual. Christian the driver was lovely. We had door to door service and the whole trip which is over 3 sites was extremely well organised and we were saved alot of queuing. Guides were all excellent. Thoroughly recommend Mr Shuttle and this trip. Please be aware that this is a long day, there is a lot of walking and stairs so you will need good mobility and able to walk a few miles collectively. All 3 sites are a must see

  • Alison G profile avatar
    Alison G
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    Excellent company. Worked like clockwork. Was picked up at our apartment at 6am - very comfy bus and Tom was a good driver.The tour guides we had both in Aushwitz (Jakub) and the Salt mines (Małgorzata the teacher!) were of a high callibre! 10/10 for both!

  • Philip W profile avatar
    Philip W
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    -1

    Fantastic tour ! Really great experience. The service provided was spot on ! I would definitely recommend using Mr Shuttle tours !

  • Tony L profile avatar
    Tony L
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    -1

    Very proffessionally delivered tour,top marks for organisation on what is obviously a very sensitive tour.Also a great lunch included.

  • Freedom812000 profile avatar
    Freedom812000
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    -1

    Very good tour, friendly drivers and guides, on time dropped off at hotel If you are wanting a trip in Krakow go with Mr Shuttle, you will not be disappointed

  • petemutch63 profile avatar
    petemutch63
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    -1

    You must do the salt mine & Aushwitz a brilliant morning/day out and value for money and the staff very excellent at explaining everything

  • Elena Chuck profile avatar
    Elena Chuck
    -1
    -1

    Great trip and amazing views. Definitely a must see while in krakow. The driver was super helpful and friendly. The guided tour is around 7h plus some free time.

  • Kate profile avatar
    Kate
    -1
    -1

    The day was very well organised and good value for money. Pick up and drop off to hotel. Good communication beforehand and during the day from the driver. The guided tours at both places were excellent. A generous packed lunch was provided.

  • weekd profile avatar
    weekd
    -1
    -1

    Amazingly beautiful place to visit. Well worth a trip. Tour guide for the mine was extremely patient. Mr Shuttle bus driver was very efficient.

  • Liz D profile avatar
    Liz D ,
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    5
    5

    This place is amazing! The guide we had was excellent, information provided with humour! We only saw 1 percent of the mine, so it must be enormous! An excellent must see place if you visit Krakow.

  • Steve profile avatar
    Steve ,
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    5
    5

    We also booked Airport transfers with Mr Shuttle. We highly recommend this company. The drivers were polite, well dressed and took care of our suitcases. They were earlier than advertised for the pick up times at our hotel. Sadly we had pre-booked our Austwitz tour with another company that also specified a hotel pick-up. This was not the case and we had to walk 20 plus minutes to a rendezvous point! We recommend sticking with Mr Shuttle.

  • Cora profile avatar
    Cora ,
    Ireland
    5
    5

    Well worth the visit. Pleasant bus ride, all the staff had great English.

  • Allison W profile avatar
    Allison W ,
    United States of America
    5
    5

    Fantastic customer service! I accidentally booked 2 trips on the same day, I contacted the customer services team to ask if the trip to the Salt Mine could go ahead on the day I initially thought I had booked the trip for, or if not a day or 2 later. The customer service advisor Daryna was great, she said she would look nto what could be done and said woud call me back. Within 10 minutes she called me back to say the trip could take place on either the date I initially thought I'd booked it for or the Sunday.. I was so relived as I thought due to my own error of booking the incorrect date I would have lost my money (£97.00). The driver arrived at our hotel on time in a Mercedes people carrier, which was very comfortable and the journey to the Salt mine took approx 20 minutes. The whole trip from start to the entry and handing over to the guide at the Salt mines was seamless. Salt mines were amazing and well worth the visit, 100% recommend Mr Shuttle for this tour, by far the best price, only wish we had found them for the Auschwitz tour, as they would have worked out far cheaper than booking through our hotel. The drivers were very helpful and knowledgeable.

  • ryanmcgraffin profile avatar
    ryanmcgraffin ,
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    5
    5

    We arrived at the mine, given a breakdown of the tour... Went into the mine, saw how the miners worked the mine... Walked along the tunnels they had created... Went into some amazing chambers, saw salt lakes & little chapels the miners created... The guide was very helpful and informative.. The tour lasted about 90 mins... I would recommend this trip to anyone was truly amazing, thought the place would have been dark and damp, but, it wasn't... Well done to the people who run this place, giving everyone an insight as to how they worked the mine.... Well done....

  • Antoni Z profile avatar
    Antoni Z ,
    Malta
    5
    5

    Our whole experience was excellent. Superb communications via email, on time hotel pick up, helpful pleasant driver, interesting tour of salt mines and quick return to city. All with a smile.

  • lisaxdx2072 profile avatar
    lisaxdx2072 ,
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    5
    5

    I was a bit worried about the tour as I wasn't sure how claustrophobic it would feel but actually it didn't feel it at all. The experience is worth a visit for the cavern alone; very impressive. Comfortable shoes are a must though!

  • Linda Lindsay profile avatar
    Linda Lindsay ,
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    5
    5

    This trip was excellent, it was an early start, 6.20 but we were back for approx 5.30, so still had the evening free. Mr shuttle kept us informed off the pick up time, and arrived exactly on time. The lunch provided was great. The driver was very friendly and made sure we always knew when and where to meet etc. This was a very professional, well organised trip and I would highly recommend this company!

  • Jordan profile avatar
    Jordan
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    -1

    An amazing day trip that everyone must do. It is a long day but were absolutely worth it. Excellent shuttle bus and tour guides for both tours. Highly recommended

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In Auschwitz I Museum You will join an English tour – provided by the Museum’s guide – for about 2 hours. After that, we will transfer You to Auschwitz II – Birkenau, which is about 2 km away. You will spend there about 1 hour with the same guide.

Please note that you must bring your ID or passport to enter Museum’s grounds.

Please note that this tour is not available on: 25th of December, 1st of January, Liberation Anniversary, Easter Saturday afternoon, Easter Sunday and March of the Living Day.

Auschwitz-Birkenau is the most well-known Nazi concentration camp, somehow a “point zero” for the history of other camps. Operating in 1940-1945, it ended up being the place of a massive extermination, not known to human history before. 1 million Jewish people were exterminated there, which also makes it the main place where Holocaust took place.

Auschwitz consisted of around 40 sub-camps, but the most tragic events happened in Auschwitz I (administrative headquarters) with Crematorium I and Birkenau (Auschwitz II) with crematoria II-V. The inmates in the first mass transport in June 1940 were political prisoners – Poles, there were around 700 of them. Ever since 1942 and Wannsee Conference, a massive transportation of Jews from all over Europe has started. Initially, Auschwitz was not a death camp and the first gassing was in September 1941 – it included Soviet soldiers and some of the most sick prisoners. The situation quickly changed, though.

Due to the great location of Oswiecim – the city where the camp was located – where railroad tracks from many places in Europe crossed their paths, it was possible to organise transports of Jews, Roma, Russians and various other nationalities. Auschwitz-Birkenau was the only Nazi concentration camp with such an organised number and tattooing system, which later allowed to estimate almost the exact number of prisoners/murdered there. There were around 1.3 million of inmates in Auschwitz-Birkenau during the 5 years of its existence, with approximately 1.1 million (mostly Jews) of them being killed.

Please remember to take comfortable shoes and warm clothes (the temperature in the mine ranges between 17° and 18°C). The route includes approx. 800 stairs, 380 of which are at the start.

Door-to-door service is included in the price of this tour. Our licenced driver will pick you up directly from the place where you currently stay to take you to Auschwitz Birkenau and Salt Mine tour in a comfortable, air-conditioned minibus. Once the tour is over, they will take you back to the same place, also free of additional charge.

If you are concerned with a new place and want to experience local heritage to the fullest, check out our offer and find out more about top Krakow tours. Time is money. Taking a guide service is a guarantee of well-used time. A professional tour guide will arrange a route to meet your expectations and deliver useful information as much as it is possible. Wondering if sightseeing is feasible for non-English speakers? Sure thing! Contact us to see if we can offer you a tour in different languages. We can offer you tours in English, German, Russian, Spanish, Italian, French and Polish. Please get in touch with us and we will do our best to meet your needs.

Our lunch box includes chicken salad, fruit (banana or apple, etc.), a chocolate wafer, and a water bottle. Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free or lactose-free option is available on request.

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On your way, you will watch a documentary movie about Auschwitz Concentration Camp (optional).

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We will serve you our delicious packed lunch set freshly prepared everyday.

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There will be local expert English speaking guide waiting for you. Maximum group size is 30 people.

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FAQ

Here you can find answers for frequently asked questions.

Please note that the maximum size of bags and backpacks allowed to carry on the Museum grounds is 30 x 20 x 10 cm. You can always leave your belongings inside the bus which will be parked nearby.

Auschwitz Birkenau Museum is closed on the following days: 25th of December, 1st of January, Liberation Anniversary, Easter Saturday afternoon, Easter Sunday and March of the Living Day.

Yes. You need to provide your personal information when holding a ticket. Tourists hitting the place are required to secure their identity documents before the entrance You will not be able to enter Auschwitz Birkenau Museum without an ID, passport, or similar document. If you forget about this mandatory step by leaving your documents at the hotel, you will not be allowed to explore the Museum and Memorial and no refund will be given to you as well

Temperature in the mine is constant all year long. It is 17-19 degrees Celsius.

Are available before starting the tour and also in two locations during the visit.

During the tour, taking photos and filming is allowed. The guide will let you know where you shall not take pictures to pay respect to victims.

Auschwitz-Birkenau is being preserved in its original form, there are no facilities for people with walking disabilities. Our team will be happy to assist you in choosing the best option to visit. Some part of the underground tourist route in Salt Mine is adapted for persons not moving independently. To take advantage of the opportunity to visit this part of the mine, please contact our reservation team.

Please note that for Balice airport/hotels near the airport pickup the additional fee is 129/159 PLN per booking.

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