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Auschwitz Birkenau & Salt Mine in one day from Krakow

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Stop At: Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau, ul. Wiezniow Oswiecimia 20 Entrance to the Museum is located at Stanisławy Leszczyńskiej Str. no. 11, Oswiecim 32-603 Poland

• Start your tour by visiting the museum at Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial
• Visit the three concentration camps housed in the complex with a guide
• Guided tour of the Wieliczka salt mines
• Return to Krakow on the same day
Spread over 191 hectares of land, the museum is symbolic of the atrocities suffered by the victims living in the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps. With ruins of gas chambers and the crematoria being a part of the museum grounds, your visit can help you imagine the carnage that took place on the same grounds less than a century ago.

The rest of the complex offers equally poignant experiences and deep insight into the unfathomable pain and horrors of the 1.2 million people who led their fateful lives in these concentration camps.
During the course of this guided tour, an experienced English-speaking guide will accompany you through the complex sharing important information about various parts of the camps and helping you better understand the significance of these camp relics.


Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Wieliczka Salt Mine, Jana Mikolaja Danilowicza 10, Wieliczka 32-020 Poland

Located not very far from the Krakow, the Wieliczka Salt Mines were excavated since the 13th century for its rock salt and had been used by the Nazis as an armament factory. The tour covers a 3km stretch of the mines where you will come across chapels, shafts, lakes, sculptures carved in rock salt and mining technology used centuries ago.
The salt mines require visitors to take a staircase consisting of 700 steps which takes you down to the level of mines. An elevator ride will bring you back to the ground level once the tour ends.

Tour duration – 10 - 12 hours
• Auschwitz I – 2 hours
• Auschwitz II – Birkenau – 1 hour
• Salt mines – 3 hours

All above times are approximate, time may vary slightly.

Duration: 3 hours
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Important Information
Departure Point
1: Hotel Warszawski, Pawia 4/6, 31-154 Kraków, Poland
2: Radisson Blu Hotel, Krakow, Straszewskiego 17, 31-101 Kraków, Poland
3: Lwowska 1, 30-548 Kraków, Poland
4: Starowiślna 65, 31-052 Kraków, Poland
5: Dietla 99, 33-332 Kraków, Poland
6: Garbarska 2, 31-131 Kraków, Poland
7: Wielopole 2, 33-332 Kraków, Poland

Traveler pickup is offered
Pickups are arranged from your hotel between 6 am and 10 am. The approximate pickup time can be verified by contacting the local service provider.

All pickups are arranged only from hotels with availability to stop the bus, within a 2km radius from the Krakow city centre. If your pickup location is in an area beyond this, is not a hotel, is in a no-parking zone or in an area with limited traffic, then we will pick you up from the nearest possible pickup place.
Duration
10h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Entry/Admission - Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Entry/Admission - Wieliczka Salt Mine
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch - Lunch box (extra paid 25zł or 6€)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Tickets for children (3-11) includes entrance ticket without the receivers and headphones in Auschwitz. If you want your child to visit with headset please book "Youth tickets"
  • Youth tickets discount is only with valid student ID card, in the day of the tour. Please ensure to take student ID card with you, otherwise you will need to pay an extra fee for an adult ticket
  • Please note that the maximum size of bags and backpacks allowed on the museum grounds is 30 x 20 x 10 centimetres (roughly 12 x 8 x 4 inches). You can always leave your belongings inside the vehicle, or in the luggage store in Auschwitz.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great service and service, everything was one time and as previously scheduled with the agency. thank you

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Munoz161183
Reviewed 18 August 2019 via mobile

Went to salt mines & then Auschwitz. I would have preferred if the tour was done in reverse ( as August can be hot) A combined tour is very tiring on a hot day even for people who are relatively fit. Both places are worth...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Noeline B
Reviewed 12 August 2019

While it was a very unique experience to visit these sites we were disappointed with the tour company. The communication throughout the entire day was poor. For example, we were not told when we would receive breaks, how long lunch would be, or where we...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank Jennica W
Reviewed 28 July 2019

I just wanted to give a shout out to our fantastic driver, Sergio, who made this trip super easy and enjoyable! He was very informative, organised, and his company was delightful throughout the day. Also he was good with recommendations of other things to do/see...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Ryan T
Reviewed 15 May 2019 via mobile

We loved this. The whole experience is unbelievable. There are no words to describe Auschwitz-Birkenau. Many day that they would skip the salt mine. I'd disagree, you'd be missing a fabulous tour. But. Be warned, this IS a long day. However. There are frequent breaks...More

Date of experience: May 2019
3  Thank Bryan R
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kelleymstg
27 September 2019|
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Response from Jet77343 |
Yes you have great tour guides at both locations. Be prepared... Very different places but a must to see. Enjoy
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Aimee F
16 July 2019|
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Response from R1089FSmikeh |
Drop off is back at your hotel..
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Christian G
20 June 2019|
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Response from H5337HGscottt |
I would say it does keep operating. It sprinkled on us several times at Auschwitz and no indication of stopping from the guide. Salt Mine is underground so weather is not a concern.
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  • Duration: 10h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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