Combo: Full-Day Guided Tour Of Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum And Wieliczka Salt Mine - Krakow

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  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
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  • Duration: 15 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    6:00 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Powiśle 7, 33-332 Kraków, Poland
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure Point
    Choice of pickup from our main tour departure point: the bus park at 7 Powisle street, across from the Sheraton .. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Experience two UNESCO-listed attractions on a full-day combo tour ofAuschwitz-Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine from Krakow. Begin your morning at the UNESCO-listed Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and discover an important piece of World War II history. Explore the former Nazi concentration camp complex with a guide and pass through crematoriums, old prison blocks and moving memorials. After the visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau, come back to Krakow, so that during a 3-hour break you regain strength to visit the next must see and UNESCO-listed attraction. Descend to the underground world of the Wieliczka Salt Mines and follow a guide through the mines tunnels and chambers to discover the Chapel of the Blessed Kinga. Roundtrip transportation is available from designated centrally located Krakow hotels or main tour departure point.

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Hotel pickup included

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, Oswiecim, Lesser Poland Province, Southern Poland

Explore the twin concentration camp: Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II- Birkenau with a guide as you learn about the Nazi Holocaust and how the camps functioned.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Wieliczka Salt Mine, Wieliczka, Lesser Poland Province, Southern Poland

Magnificent chambers chiselled out in rock salt. Amazing underground saline lakes, majestic timber constructions and unique statues sculpted in salt. Almost 3 kilometres of meandering corridors, 800 steps to climb of which 350 have to be descended to reach the depth of 135 meters underground. Thus it is no surprise that till now, the Tourist Route, the main visiting route of the mine has been visited by 43,026,898 tourists from around the whole world in search of adventures.


Duration: 2 hours

Inclusions

Air-conditioned vehicle.

Tour escort/host.

Documentary film during the transfer to Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum.

Local live guide at the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum and Wieliczka Salt Mine.

Headsets to hear the guide clearly at both museums.

Elevator ride to the ground level on exit after visiting the Wieliczka Salt Mine.

Entrance tickets.

Approx. 3-hour break during the tour to regain strength.

The max. size of backpacks or handbags brought into both museum cannot exceed dimensions 30x20x10 cm

Larger bags must be left in the bus.

Hotel pickup and drop-off (designated centrally located Krakow hotels only).

If you are interested in complementary hotel pickup, please make sure to contact the supplier

no later than 24h prior to your tour.

Roundtrip transportation is available from designated centrally located Krakow hotels.

Pls arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

You are required to wait at the reception 5 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.

If you do not require hotel pickup, or your hotel cannot be serviced,

you must make your own way to main tour departure point: the bus park at 7 Powisle Street,

across from the Sheraton Grand Hotel Krakow.

Check-in at this location is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

Combo Full-Day Guided Tour consists of two stages and takes about 15 hours.

The first stage is a morning tour of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum.

The second stage is an afternoon tour of Wieliczka Salt Mine.

Between stages there is approx. 3-hour break, between 13:00-16:00

you spend on your own in Krakow after you will come back from Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Duration of the break depends on pickup location.

After the break, you are requested to register for the pickup point set up with the local supplier

and start the second stage of your Combo Full-Day Guided Tour.

Entry/Admission - Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau

Entry/Admission - Wieliczka Salt Mine

Exclusions

Gratuities

Food and drinks, unless specified

Fee for photographing at the Wieliczka Salt Mine.

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Near public transportation

Infants must sit on laps

Not recommended for travelers with back problems

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

If you are interested in complementary hotel pickup, please make sure to contact the supplier no later than 24h prior to your tour. Roundtrip transportation is available from designated centrally located Krakow hotels. Please arrange pickup from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation. You are required to wait at the reception 5 minutes before your scheduled pickup time.

If you do not require hotel pickup, or your hotel cannot be serviced, or you do not confirm the pickup time & location, you must make your own way to main tour departure point: the bus park at 7 Powisle Street, across from the Sheraton Grand Hotel Krakow. Check-in at this location is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

The maximum size of backpacks or handbags brought into the Museums cannot exceed dimensions 30x20x10 cm. Larger bags must be left in the bus.

Auschwitz-Birkenau tour: there is a 15-minute break during the tour, when you can eat and drink a snack and a bottle of water you are recommended to bring.

Auschwitz-Birkenau tour: there is no particular age restriction, however due to the nature of this tour it is not recommended for children 14 and younger.

Auschwitz-Birkenau tour: taking photos in the buildings with the use of flash is forbidden. You are allowed to take photos only in selected parts of the Museum.

Wieliczka Salt Mine tour is not recommended for participants with walking disabilities (there are 800 steps on the way, including 380 right at the start) and for participants with claustrophobia.

The guided walk through Wieliczka Salt Mine consists of 20 monumental chambers joined by 1.5 miles (2.5 kilometers) of pathways. Visitors entering the Wieliczka Salt Mine descend a 380-step staircase to Level 1 (64 meters below ground level). This walk is not strenuous and can be undertaken in ordinary footwear, however we ask you consider the walk and 380-step staircase when booking this tour. The return to the surface will be by lift up the Danilowicz Shaft, from Level 3 (135 meters below ground level).

The temperature in the Wieliczka Salt Mine, though constant is low (14C or 57F). That is why even in summer, warm clothes should be worn.

Wieliczka Salt Mine: taking photographs requires a special permit which may be purchased in the ticket office or during the visit itself. The permit price is PLN 10.

Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Combo Full-Day Guided Tour consists of two stages and takes about 15 hours. The first stage is a morning tour of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum. The second stage is an afternoon tour of Wieliczka Salt Mine. Between stages there is approx. 3-hour break, between 13:00-16:00, you spend on your own in Krakow after you will come back from Auschwitz-Birkenau. Duration of the break depends on pickup location. After the break, you are requested to register for the pickup point set up with the local supplier and start the second stage of your Combo Full-Day Guided Tour.

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers