Private Wieliczka Salt Mines Tour
The 4-hour private tour through Wieliczka salt mines. It is an amazing journey, replete of huge galleris, salt sculptures, old machines, medieval mining tools, and emerald colored salt wells. Don’t miss out on our Private Wieliczka Salt Mines Tour.
It is one of the first places in Poland to be declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Not only for its artistic beauty but also because the salt mines are still operating today.
During this amazing and spectacular ride you’ll have the company of a private bilingual guide. You will also will have a luxury chauffeured vehicle at your disposal to move more easily from Krakow to the salt mines.
We assure you’ll have the entrance tickets you need for the walk because everything is included in the price of our excursion.
Firstly, we will arrange a comfortable pick up from your hotel or place of choice in Krakow and head towards the salt mines.
We will head towards the salt mines. Finally, we will drop you off at your place of choice in Krakow.
Points of Interest & Landmarks
Your designated driver will pick you up in any spot of Krakow you. From there will travel some 12 kilometers to the amazing Wieliczka Salt Mines.
Once in the mines, you will meet the guide that will show you the place. Take into consideration that the guide is provided by the Wieliczka Salt Mines, so we cannot provide a private guide inside. The tour inside is grupal.
The mines, which still today are being exploited, have a depth of approximately 327 meters divided into 9 levels. A total extension of 300 kilometers. However, the passage for tourists only includes the first three levels.
In Level 1, at 64 meters s underground, you can explore 20 salt chambers of 2 kilometers. Here there’s an exhibition of all the different minig methods that have been used in Wieliczka from the Middle Ages to this day.
You can also listen to anecdotes and legends of the place. You can even meet the guardian ghost of the Skarbnik site. A spirit that has helped miners to survive on more than one occasion.
The most emblematic of this visit is to appreciate the magnificent salt sculptures that adorn its galleries. The emerald-colored saline lakes and, of course, to enjoy a snack in the underground café before continuing the tour.
Passing through the chambers takes approximately 2 hours during which your guide will make you discover the fascinating world that is under your feet.
Curiosities about the Wieliczka salt mines.
The Wieliczka salt mines has always been a place of interest. For this reason since medieval times to this day, have been visited by great personalities like Nicolaus Copernicus, Humboldt, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, John Paul II, among others.
Visiting the salt mines or any other site with high salinity is ideal for people suffering from some type of affection of the lungs. This is since the iodine of the salt helps to clear their airways and destroy any bacteria found.
Also it heals any kind of wound by preventing its infection.
English, Spanish (for others consult)
Pick up point
Hotel, airport or place of choice in Krakow
This Private Tour includes:
- Private vehicle disposition with driver for your 4 hour tour
- Skip the line tickets to Salt Mine of Wieliczka
- Pick up and drop off in hotel or place of choice in Krakow
- 24/7 Angel Guardian service/li>
- Complete personalized experience
- Public liability insurance
This Private Tour excludes:
- Other entrance fees
- Food and drinks
- No Refund, Modification or Cancellation in any case on any type of tickets or entrance fees.
- Modification of tour/service dates and starting times are subject to availability.
- 48 hours prior to first service date: Free Cancellation on guide and private vehicle with chauffeur. Any type of entrance tickets have no refund.
- Less than 48 hours prior to first service date: No Refund. Payment of 100%.