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Saver Combo Tour: Auschwitz and Wieliczka Salt Mines from Krakow With Free Audio Guide

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Key Highlights

  • Book the two most popular day trips from Krakow at a low price
  • Tour Auschwitz with a local expert guide for a moving insight into the camps history
  • Also visit the UNESCO listed Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Save over 10% compared to the cost of booking these two tours separately
  • Overview
    Free Krakow Audio Guide! With all bookings of this tour you will receive a downloadable Krakow audio guide absolutely free!

    This combo tour allows you to book the two most popular day trips from Krakow at one-low price.

    The excursions are spread over two days however if you wish you can take both excursions on the same day.

    A visit to Auschwitz is a sombre experience, yet understanding the atrocities that occurred here is an important means of ensuring such events never happen again. In 1979 Auschwitz was added to the list of UNESCO world heritage sites and designated a memorial and museum. On this Auschwitz tour you will visit both Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II (Birkenau).

    You will also visit the Wieliczka Salt Mines. Over the centuries, devout and superstitious miners have carved fabulous figures, monuments and altarpieces out of its salt walls. These amazing works of art, in addition to the mine's historical importance, have earned the Wieliczka Salt Mine a place on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Tour in English: Auschwitz at Morning and Wieliczka Salt Mine at Morning:
    01 Feb - 31 Oct: Daily (No Tour in whole August)

    Tour in English: Auschwitz at Mid Day and Wieliczka Salt Mine at Morning:
    01 Feb - 31 Oct: Daily

    Tour in German: Auschwitz at Morning and Wieliczka Salt Mine at Morning:
    01 Feb - 31 Jul: Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday
    01 Aug - 31 Aug: Friday
    01 Sep - 30 Sep: Wednesday & Friday
    01 Oct - 31 Oct: Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday

    Duration

    2 Days

    Start time

    Tour in English: Auschwitz at Morning and Wieliczka Salt Mine at Morning:
    01 Feb - 31 Mar: 1st Day Auschwitz at 7:25am and 2nd Day Wieliczka at 9:00am
    01 Apr - 31 Oct: 1st Day Auschwitz at 6:55am and 2nd Day Wieliczka at 8:00am (No Tour in whole August)

    Tour in English: Auschwitz at Mid Day and Wieliczka Salt Mine at Morning:
    01 Feb - 28 Feb: 1st Day Auschwitz at 10:40am and 2nd Day Wieliczka at 9:00am
    01 Mar - 31 Mar: 1st Day Auschwitz at 11:00am and 2nd Day Wieliczka at 9:00am
    01 Apr - 31 May: 1st Day Auschwitz at 11:45am and 2nd Day Wieliczka at 8:00am
    01 Jun - 31 Aug: 1st Day Auschwitz at 1:00pm and 2nd Day Wieliczka at 8:00am
    01 Sep - 30 Sep: 1st Day Auschwitz at 12:45pm and 2nd Day Wieliczka at 8:00am
    01 Oct - 31 Oct: 1st Day Auschwitz at 11:45am and 2nd Day Wieliczka at 8:00am

    Tour in German: Auschwitz and Wieliczka Salt Mine at Morning

    Meeting Point

    You will be picked up from your hotel in Krakow.
    (We would require your hotel details in order to arrange your pick up. If you do not have this information at the time of booking, please contact the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details).

    Ending Point

    Your hotel in Krakow

    Itinerary

    Day 1: Auschwitz
    Hotel pick-ups will occur between 07:45am - 08:45am (see schedule), after this you will start the journey from Krakow to Auschwitz which will take around 1 hour 15 minutes. While on the coach you will be shown a moving documentary about life in the camp. Your guided tour of Auschwitz will take around 3 hours, during this time you will visit Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II (Birkenau) as well as the memorial museum. You will arrive back in Krakow and be dropped at your hotel.

    Day 2: Salt Mines
    Hotel pick-ups will occur between 09:00am and 10:00am, after this you will start the journey from Krakow to the Salt Mines which will take around 45 minutes. Your guided tour of the Salt Mines will take around 2 hours and will take you hundreds of feet underground. After the guided tour you will have around 30 minutes in which you can explore independently. You will arrive back in Krakow and be dropped at your hotel.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Entrance fee to Auschwitz
    • Entrance fee to the Wieliczka Salt Mines
    • English escort/guide for Auschwitz coach journey and Wieliczka tour
    • Official Auschwitz guide (tour conducted in one language only)
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Round trip transport

    Exclusions

    • Fee of approximately 10 Polish Zloty to take photographs at the Wieliczka Salt Mines
    • Meals
  • Please note

    Free Krakow Audio Guide! With all bookings of this tour you will receive a downloadable Krakow audio guide absolutely free. The link to download your free audio guide will be emailed to you within 72 hours of receiving your booking

    Please call the local operator an arrival in Krakow (at least 24 hours prior to the tour start time) to confirm the tour details.

    Auschwitz:

    Your time at Auschwitz is guided. It is not possible to explore independently.

    Please be respectful during your visit. Smoking, eating and talking loudly are forbidden. Photography is not allowed inside some buildings.

    This tour can be taken by people with limited mobility however there may be some compromises to the itinerary. We suggest you call us so we can discuss your requirements.

    The maximum size of backpacks or handbags brought into Auschwitz can not exceed dimensions: 30x20x10 cm. Larger bags can be left on the bus.

    Wieliczka Salt Mines:

    The temperature in the mine is constant (about 14 degrees), and therefore it is recommended to bring warm clothing even in the summer.

    There are 800 steps on the way, including 380 right at the start. It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes.

    The price does not include fees for photography and filming (this is approximately 10 Polish Zloty and can be paid when you arrive at the salt mines).

    Lunch is not provided on this tour; we recommend to carry your lunch with you.

    Please provide all details of child below 5 years.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Customer Reviews
    • Efficient Tour

      Tour pick ups both days were spot on time. Difficult to rate Auschwitz as fun due to subject, but very informative, our guide was excellent and to the point. Everyone should do...

      Mark D Smith, United Kingdom, 02/Oct/2017
    • A must see and do in Krakow

      As a family with 3 teenage sons we thought it appropriate to take them and us to see Auschwitz for ourselves. The experience was humbling and harrowing and the situation during...

      J A WILLIAMS, United Kingdom, 28/Oct/2017
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