Wieliczka Salt Mine is situated about 17 km from Krakow. It is located in the western part of the Subcarpathian rock’s deposits - that were created about 15 million years ago. The Wieliczka Salt Mine has more than 700 years and thus it is the oldest Polish company. It was included on the UNESCO World Cultural and Natural Heritage List in 1978. Nowadays, the Salt Mine is some kind of labyrinth with many tunnels which total length is more than 300 kilometers, 9 floors (the last is situated at a depth of 327 meters) and about 3000 chambers.
There is Tourist Route which is available for visitors. The route is 2 km long. On the route you can visit the Chapel of St. Kinga. It includes also 22 chambers which are combined by tunnels, the mining machinery, the ancient mine shafts, the mysterious salt lakes, reliefs and sculptures. The sightseeing includes also visiting of the underground Krakow Salt Works Museum.
full day tour by train from Warsaw. The train is the fastest and the cheapest option. In the morning (depending on the train), we will pick you up from your hotel and take you to the train station. In Krakow, our English speaking assistant will be waiting for you at the platform and take you to the meeting point where you will join to local group tour to Wieliczka Salt Mine with English speaking guide which take about 4 h. The sightseeing inside the Mine lasts approx. 2,5 hour (Tourist Route). You should be back in Krakow in the afternoon. After visiting the Wieliczka Salt Mine you will return to Krakow where you will have several options to choose:
A) You can have a free time e.g. for the lunch (lunch is not included in price) - the length of free time depends on you and on the train departure to Warsaw
B) If you do not want to have any free time, we can take you directly to the train station (depending on the train departure)
C) We offer you a 3- hour sightseeing of the Old Town with a private English speaking guide. In this option you will get the last train to Warsaw.
In Warsaw, our English speaking driver will be waiting for you and take you directly to your hotel.
Tours available in the following languages: English, German, Spanish, French, Italian and others.
If you are interested, feel free to contact us (please indicate which option you prefer). We guarantee the best prices and the highest quality.
* We can also organize private tours by comfortable car with English speaking driver who will take you directly to Wieliczka.
IF YOU HAVE ALSO YOUR OWN IDEAS, JUST LET US KNOW AND WE WILL PREPARE THE BEST OPTION ACCORDING TO YOUR PREFERENCES.