Wieliczka Salt Mine Private Tour
Skip the lines and join our best selling tour to the top UNESCO sight.
During this half-day tour you will visit one of the oldest working Salt Mines in the World – the Wieliczka Salt Mine, which has been producing table salt for over 700 years! Wieliczka Salt Mine, a Material Culture World Heritage Site, is among the most eagerly visited tourist sites in Poland.
There are two possible scenarios for the private tour
- Private transportation and shared guide - our driver will pick you up from your accommodation and drive you directly to Wieliczka Salt Mine where you join a shared tour;
- Private transportation and private guide – our driver will pick you up from your accommodation and drive you directly to Wieliczka Salt Mine where you meet your private guide. Please note that we will confirm the exact pickup time once we book your guide — in a high season, not all the languages/guides are available for day-to-day bookings!
Once you decide to book a private tour with a private guide, please indicate your preferred starting time and in which language you would like to visit the Salt Mine. We will confirm it ASAP!
The guided tour in the mine takes approx. 2,5-hour, you will be taken through over a nearly 3 kilometers long tourist route full of chambers with amazing carvings and statues and a large collection of mining machines and equipment, everything made of salt. Please note that to reach the first level of the mine, you have to descent a wooden stairway with 350 stairs. After the tour, you will be taken up to the surface by lift. More information you can find here.
We will pick you up from you hotel or apartment at the time that you chose during booking.
Transfer to Wieliczka Salt Mine
Our English speaking driver will take you to the Wieliczka – it takes approx. 20-25 minutes to get there.
Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour
The Salt Mine combines many centuries of tradition and modernity. The mine’s attractions include magnificent chambers chiselled out in rock salt, underground saline lakes and unique statues sculpted in salt. The tour takes approx. 2,5 hours.
Transfer and Hotel Drop off
Our driver will be happy to drop you off at your hotel or in any point in city center.
Please note that all times are approximate and depend on traffic conditions and guides availability.
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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.
We use a fleet of new Mercedes-Benz Vans and Minibuses. Our drivers are well trained and fully licensed for travel ground transportation. Our door to door service means that you will be pickup directly form your hotel and delivered to the same spot after the tour, for free.
Local expert guides are the best in their job. They speak fluent English, Spanish, Italian, French, Russian and German. Our customers’ satisfaction is the most important thing, therefore we carefully select our guides and regularly monitor the customer’s feedback.
More reasons why you should use our services:We have invented this tour on the market and we are the best in it.
Free hotel pickup
Our driver will pick you up and drive you back to your hotel or apartment.
There will be local expert guide waiting for you. Maximum group size is 40 people.
Skip the lines
Tickets are included so you do not need to worry about standing in the lines to buy tickets.
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FAQHere you can find answers for frequently asked questions.
Please note that this tour is not available on: 25th of December, 1st of January, Easter Saturday afternoon, Easter Sunday.
Please note that for Balice airport/hotels near the airport pickup the additional fee is 70 PLN per booking.
Temperature in the mine is constant all year long. It is 17-19 degrees Celsius. You should wear comfortable shoes and clothing.
Are available before starting the tour and also in two locations during the visit.
Some part of the underground tourist route is adapted for persons not moving independently. In order to take advantage of the opportunity to visit this part of the mine, please contact our reservation team.
During the tour, taking photos and filming is allowed.