Auschwitz-Birkenau Guided Full-Day Tour From Krakow With Private Transport

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Overview

Visit the former Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau, now turned into a UNESCO World Heritage Sites-listed museum. During the approximately 6- to 7-hour tour from Krakow, learn about the history of World War II from your guide. On your way to Auschwitz, the short documentary film, 'The liberation of Auschwitz', will be available to watch on board. Hotel pickup and drop-off are included.

Highlights

  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Step back in time on a history tour

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You will be picked up directly from your hotel in Krakow city center by a private car at your disposal. The journey takes about 70 minutes each way. In the car on the way to Auschwitz, there is a screening of a documentary film, 'The Liberation of Auschwitz'.

Your tour includes the entrance fee and guided tours in English, Spanish, French, German, and Italian in groups of 30 people. Guided tours around the camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau with a guide take about 3.5 hours. The guided tour covers the museum exhibition as well as preserved sights such as the barracks, railroad tracks, and rows of gas chamber chimneys.

Auschwitz and Birkenau are located about 3km in distance, and a quick transfer between the two camps is provided. During the Auschwitz-Birkenau tours from Krakow, short breaks are also included prior to the guided tour and between the camps.

After the tour you will be dropped off at your hotel after, or anywhere along the way to Krakow city center.

Inclusions for Auschwitz-Birkenau Guided Full-Day Tour From Krakow With Private Transport

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private transport by air-conditioned, WiFi-equpped minivan
  • Admission ticket
  • Guided group tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines for entrance tickets
  • Insurance

Exclusions for Auschwitz-Birkenau Guided Full-Day Tour From Krakow With Private Transport

  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Operates during Auschwitz Birkenau Memorial and Museum business hours

A visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau can prove traumatic; therefore, it is recommended that visitors be at least 5 years old

While in the camps, visitors are required to behave appropriately and respectfully

Visitors are generally allowed to take pictures with a few, clearly-indicated exceptions

The maximum size of your carry-on can not exceed the following dimensions: 30 x 20 x 10 cm. You can leave your larger luggage in the car

Please note that in the camps there are mostly dirt tracks, which may cause minor difficulties for wheelchair-users

Some spaces are not accessible by wider wheelchairs or baby stroller. For the comfort of visitors with mobility problems, the museum provides substitute wheelchairs of size allowing to move around the grounds and buildings. Our driver will help you arrange the substitute wheelchair

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.
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  • Reserving the Private Transport was definitely worth the small extra charge. This gave us more time with a knowledgeable guide and, of course, greater comfort. During the drive from Karkow to Auschwitz and back, our educated guide was happy to answer our questions.

    The tours of Aushwitz and Birkenau were, as expected, extremely depressing. Our guide provided a highly informative tour. A practical and useful feature of the tour was that they provided headsets for all and this allowed us to hear every word of our tour guide. Auschwitz has been well-maintained so that visitors can tour the facilities for years into the future. This will allow those born after the last Holocaust survivor has passed to know the horrific story. We were able to see all aspects of the grounds, including the gas chambers, suitcases left by those who were murdered, and additional evidence of the Holocaust. Everything about the stories we heard was indescribably awful but this is a place that all should visit.

    The full tour was well-presented and well-managed. Viator did an excellent job will all arrangements.

  • Picked up exactly on time, very comfortable Mercedes van. Tour of both camps, very knowledgeable guide who did a very good job of conveying the horror those interned there faced. Of course most were murdered within hours of arrival. Very grim to see this place -part of the history of mans inhumanity to man that must never be forgotten. A special mention for my driver Barteu. He could not have been any better, very friendly and accommodating and he even booked tables at the restaurants for dinner that and the next evening.

  • Booked the tour with KrakowDirect, for pick-up from our hotel in central Krakow. Collection was on time, vehicle was spotless, driver friendly and courteous. Took us out to Auschwitz about 1 hour to the west of Krakow and handed us over to a very knowledgeable professional guide for the 4 hour tour of Auschwitz and Birkenau. Although our transport was private, we were attached to a large group of 25 or so who had arrived in shared transport, also with the the same company KrakowDirect. Worthwhile taking a sandwich as you only get a 15 minute or so break between finishing the tour of Auschwitz and restarting the tour at Birkenau, about 3 km away. At the end of the tour, the driver was waiting to take us back to our hotel.

    We used KrakowDirect four times during our trip, and they were always on-time, with immaculate vehicles and courteous well-spoken drivers. Go to their website for a full range of tour and possible multiple purchase discounts.

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