Wieliczka Salt Mines Private Tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



Religious Heritage, Nature and Wildlife, Local Experience, First Time Visitor


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: No.
The visit for guests with disabilities can be arranged as a customized tour. I would need to arrange elevator going down (for additional cost) and walk through less demanding route underground. Please contact me and we can discuss the details.

Maximum travelers: 4



Spanish (basic), Polish (fluent), English (fluent)

Unesco Heritage of Poland

Private visit to Salt Mines - Wieliczka in the vicinity of Krakow is a must while you come to Poland.

Visit the world-famed salt mines. Active for 700 years, now one of thehighlights for all travelers. It's an interesting journey below ground, through seemingly endless caverns and sculptures made of salt. Walk through the old mine shafts and tunnels, an underground lake and excavated chapels. Enjoy the view of statues, scenes from Polish folklore and a stunning Kinga's chapel. All carved from Salt. The Mines is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Please note:

Walking distance in the mines: ca. 2 kilometers (1. 2 miles)

Temperature in the mines: 16 degrees C i. e. 60 F. (all year round)


The tour of the Salt Mine is a must while you are in Krakow

Our tour includes:

Pick up from the hotel in Krakow or other place agreed via email

Drive to Wieliczka - it usually takes around 30 minutes depending of traffic

Entrance to the Mine with local authorized guide - the group tour consists of maximum 30 people.

The visit to the Mine takes ca. 2 - 2, 5 hours. The guide will lead you through 3 levels of the Mine, through salt corridors and beautiful chapels like St. Kinga Chapel.

The way up is held by original miner's elevator.

After the visit I will meet you at the entrance and after a break we will continue our drive back to Krakow.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Hotel in Krakow or other place in vicinity of Krakow agreed via email (Railway Station, Airport etc)

End location: Hotel in Krakow or other place agreed via email

Duration: 5 hours

This is a roundtrip - with drive to Wieliczka and a visit to Mine with a group tour with authorized guide


Ford Galaxy comfortable car or Mercedes Vito

What’s Included

Other: Transportation with elegant, comfortable car

Guide's assistance

Stories of the Mine and area

Visit to the Mine with a group tour (the cost of a ticket is listed in additional costs)

Beautiful walk through the chambers of the Mine

Drive back to the city centre in Krakow

Recommendations for your further stay in Krakow

Estimated Local Cash Needed

94 PLN - This is a price for ticket (per person) with photo fee

If you wish to have a private guide at a Mine I can arrange it (the price of a private guide comes with additional cost)

What’s Extra

Other: Tickets to Mine - 94 per person


I am not a guide at Wieliczka Salt Mines
I am not a guide at Auschwitz-Birkenau Museum

A Recent Review of this tour

Renata is a great guide - knowledgeable and fun, Renata not only made sure our trip to Wieliczka was well organized, but also entertained us with stories about the area. We were impressed with her knowledge and professionalism. Renata is very personable and fun and we felt very well taken care of!
Kasia Harvell

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