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Turda salt mine (guaranteed departures, from Cluj)

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    Stop At: Salina Turda, Aleea Durgaului 7, Turda 401200 Romania

    You will descend into the underground where you'll completely be surrounded by salt. Walk on a man-made gallery, visit three mining chambers, learn about mining techniques and local urban legends and, nevertheless, take a boat or a Ferris-wheel ride. The visit of the mine involves climbing and descending some stairs. In total there about steps to go up and down, but most of them can be avoided by taking two different elevators.

    Duration: 2 hours
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    Traveler pickup is offered
    We can pick you up from other addresses. Please send the address when booking.
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Babes-Bolyai University, Koganiceanu street
    Inclusions
    • Driver/guide
    • Professional guide
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Local taxes
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    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Round-trip shared transfer
    • hotel pick-up and drop off
    • Entry/Admission - Salina Turda
    • Guaranteed to skip the lines
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • tickets for the amusement park inside the salt mine
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately (from May to September, please take a sweater or a jacket with you as temperature inside is only 10-12 degrees Celsius)
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Not recommended for child aged 3 and under
    • The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 5 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We did the 4 hour Salt mine tour with Geta. She collected us from our motel and it was very informative from the time we got into her car until we returned. She explained the whole history of the mine and being a ‘local’ was...More

    Thank JMenso
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    I joined the 4hour salt mine tour with tour guide Josef. He is very knowledgeable and explained and showed me the mine but also the neighbourhood. He gave me some post cards to take home at the end, that was a nice finish of the...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank KOHEI H
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Our guide Josef was excellent. He introduced us not only to the geological background of the Carpathian salt mines but also to Transylvania and Romania in general. As a just arrived tourist not knowing too much about the region this was perfect for us and...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank ebarherebarher
    Reviewed 3 September 2019

    The Turda Salt Mines were super cool! I highly recommend going. I had a great tour with Geta, who was very knowledgeable and friendly. She shared information not just about the Salt Mines but Romanian culture as well. She also allowed ample time for doing...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank 1244christina
    Geta c, Owner at Get a Cluj Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

    Hello, many thanks for the review! I am very happy that you liked the mine and the boat ride :) Kindest regards,

    Reviewed 1 September 2019

    Our Tour Guide was Attila, he knew a lot about the Salt Mine and the area around and was an excellent guide, would recommend this tour to anyone visiting Transylvania,

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Pep64uk
    Geta c, Owner at Get a Cluj Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2019

    Hello, Thank you for your review! We are glad that you liked the tour, and especially our great guide Attila. Kind regards,

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    Nicole F
    7 September 2019|
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    Response from iioannis2 | Reviewed this property |
    I think any time before 4 o' clock in the aftrnoon is very fine!!
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    Lozza1956706
    16 August 2019|
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    Response from Geta c | Property representative |
    Hello, stairs are unavoidable in order to get to the elevator. If you enter through the old entrance (Strada Salinelor), you'll have 43 steps on the stairs, and about 720 meters of walking through a gallery. If you enter... More
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    SakuraForever31
    28 July 2019|
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    Response from Geta c | Property representative |
    Hello, This tour is operated from Cluj. Salina Turda is about 425 km away from Bucharest. If you are in Bucharest and plan to visit the salt mine, we can also pick you up there, but keep in mind the driving would take some... More
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