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Auschwitz- Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine in One Day provided by Poland Active - Day Tours

Auschwitz- Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine in One Day

Auschwitz- Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine in One Day
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About
Travelers that want a full-day tour, steeped in history, can visit two UNESCO World Heritage sites in just one day with this guided tour from Krakow. Follow along with your guide as you explore the consecrated grounds of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum—a World War II Nazi concentration camp—and experience the stunning Wieliczka Salt Mine, complete with its underground carvings.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 11h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Available languages
English
Highlights
  • Visit Auschwitz-Birkenau—and Wieliczka Salt Mine—on this tour from Krakow
  • Uncover World War II history, and explore an underground city carved in salt
  • Get a great value, with admission fees, transportation, and guide included
  • Hassle-free minivan pickup and drop-off, from your Krakow hotel, is included
Know before you go
  • Duration: 11h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
Highlights
  • Visit Auschwitz-Birkenau—and Wieliczka Salt Mine—on this tour from Krakow
  • Uncover World War II history, and explore an underground city carved in salt
  • Get a great value, with admission fees, transportation, and guide included
  • Hassle-free minivan pickup and drop-off, from your Krakow hotel, is included
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 8735P18
Call +1 855 275 5071
Important information
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Headphones to hear the guide clearly
  • Tickets to Auschwitz- Birkenau and Salt Mine in Wieliczka
  • Entry/Admission - Państwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Entry/Admission - Wieliczka Salt Mine
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
Duration
11h
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • Your accommodation (hotel, hostel, apartment) in Krakow. Please advise your full hotel name and address at time of booking. THE PICK UP TIME DEPENDS ON THE DAY OF THE TOUR. The exact pick up time we will send you by message.
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Please note, large bags cannot be brought inside the museum. Maximum bag size permitted 30x20x10 cm.
  • ID/ passport is necessary on the day for that tour
  • Most travelers can participate
  • For safety reasons, each person entering the grounds of the Museum will be subject to security checks
  • To reach the first level of the Salt Mine (64 metres underground), you have to descend a wooden stairway which has 378 stairs. After the tour, you will be taken up to the surface with a lift.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Headphones to hear the guide clearly
  • Tickets to Auschwitz- Birkenau and Salt Mine in Wieliczka
  • Entry/Admission - Państwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Entry/Admission - Wieliczka Salt Mine
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch
Departure details
  • Traveler pickup is offered.
  • Your accommodation (hotel, hostel, apartment) in Krakow. Please advise your full hotel name and address at time of booking. THE PICK UP TIME DEPENDS ON THE DAY OF THE TOUR. The exact pick up time we will send you by message.
  • Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
11h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Please note, large bags cannot be brought inside the museum. Maximum bag size permitted 30x20x10 cm.
  • ID/ passport is necessary on the day for that tour
  • Most travelers can participate
  • For safety reasons, each person entering the grounds of the Museum will be subject to security checks
  • To reach the first level of the Salt Mine (64 metres underground), you have to descend a wooden stairway which has 378 stairs. After the tour, you will be taken up to the surface with a lift.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
Travel safe during COVID-19
Last updated: Jul 6, 2020
A note from Auschwitz- Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine in One Day
Face masks are required to be worn by everyone inside buildings (shops etc.). Please bring your own mask. Follow the safety rules at hotel, museum etc.
What you can expect during your visit
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
What you can expect during your visit
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
Itinerary
  • You'll get picked up
    See Important Information for details
  • Pass by
    Poland Active Travel Agency - Krakow sightseeing - Local Tours in Cracow
  • 1
    Panstwowe Muzeum Auschwitz-Birkenau
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
    See details
  • 2
    Wieliczka Salt Mine
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    See details
  • You'll return to the starting point
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4.5
89 reviews
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Michael S
1 contribution
Highly recommend
Mar 2020 • Friends
Highly recommend this to anyone, what an excellent experience we all had, our driver and tour guide was excellent. Money well spend.
Written March 9, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear Michael, We are thankful for your feedback. That is wonderfully to hear that you enjoyed the tour with us. We hope you will use our service in the future. Best regards, Joanna Poland Active
Written March 10, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Lisr22
Ferbane, Ireland19 contributions
Highly recommend
Really good trip. It was a long day but worth doing both together. Tour guides were friendly and informative. Both had really good english. We were picked up exactly on time in the morning, no waiting around through day day either.
Written March 4, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear Lis, Thank you for your opinion. We are glad that you enjoyed the tour with us. We hope that you will use our service in the future. Best regards, Joanna Poland Active
Written March 5, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Laura
2 contributions
Tour
Feb 2020 • Couples
We have just come back from Poland and highly recommend this tour, the guides are amazing and so informative. Amazing!!
Written February 27, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
We are grateful for your opinion. That is wonderfully to hear that you are fully satisfied with the tour. We invite you to see another amazing places in Poland with our travel agency! Best regards, Joanna Poland Active
Written March 1, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

JenBickford
Swansea County, UK38 contributions
Great trip however lack of enthusiasm from the driver
Feb 2020 • Couples
We were texted our pick up time the night before and were picked up on time from our air bnb. Mini bus was comfortable and got us from A to B with no issues. The actual trips were incredible and a must for anyone visiting the area. Our only issue was the bus driver who barely spoke to us and came across like he really didn’t want to be there. Despite this I would still recommend this tour!
Written February 22, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear Jen, Thank you for your opinion. We are glad that you enjoyed the tour. We invite you to use our service in the future. Best regards, Joanna Poland Active
Written February 23, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Lyns E
Sheffield, UK36 contributions
Exceptional Day
Feb 2020
We booked this trip and was a little worried about the comments of it being such a long day but we needn’t have worried. Pick up time was confirmed the day prior to our trip and we were picked up at 7.30am promptly and taken to a larger bus of about 30 people by our Poland Active guide Michael who was great! We got to Auschwitz at about 9.30 and our tour commenced with our Auschwitz tour guide and a headset. The tour of Auschwitz and Birkenau took until about 1.30pm and was incredibly informative, thought provoking and very moving - a definite MUST visit if you are in Kraków/ Poland. We then travelled for a good hour to the salt mines and had been booked in to a nearby restaurant by our guide. We had an hour to order food at the restaurant and was then walked across to the Saltmines at about 4pm. Again our tour was exceptional and the guide Marek was very comical and a fun guide which lightened the afternoon. The salt mines are stunning and again a MUST see if in Kraków. I’m so glad we decided to do both tours in one day as we were only in Kraków for 3 nights. The saltmine tour finished at 6pm and we were dropped at our hotel at 6.30pm. My Fitbit said in excess of 23,000 steps but we freshened up once at the hotel and were able to go out afterwards so not exhausting just a full day. If you’re short of time I would definitely book this trip. Poland Active thank you very much for a well organised day!
Written February 20, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Katarzyna_PA
Dear Lyns, We are really happy that you wanted to share your emotions with us. That is wonderfully to hear that we have met your expectations. Please remember about us during your next stay in Poland! Best regards, Joanna Poland Active
Written February 20, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Jeff S
Boca Raton, FL69 contributions
Worth every penny!
Feb 2020 • Solo
A very interesting day, and a tour that I would thoroughly recommend. The trip through Auschwitz is without surprise, thought-provoking and chilling at the same time. Everybody needs to experience this in hopes of understanding the atrocities that occurred.

As for the salt mine to her, I didn’t know what to expect but I’m so happy that I experienced it. It was absolutely captivating and interesting. Considering the mine is hundreds of years old and only imagining life when the mind started in the 1600s, one can’t come away without being suitably impressed.

Both of these sites are an absolute must see if you are in the Kraków area.
Written February 5, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear Jeff, Thank you for sharing your opinion with us. We are happy that you have good memories after one day tour to Auschwitz Birkenau and Wieliczka Salt Mine with our travel agency. Hope to see next time in Krakow! Best regards, Joanna Poland Active
Written February 9, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Caroline R
Penarth, UK11 contributions
Memorable Experience
Jan 2020 • Couples
I wasn’t sure what to expect but knew we needed to visit Auschwitz to pay our respects and see what we have read about first hand. I would definitely recommend a tour (we usually don’t, but it was the best way to experience both Auschwitz and Birkenau). A comfortable bus, a very knowledgeable tour guide who shared her knowledge in a respectful, yet informative way. The tour of Auschwitz/Birkenau was very well organised with plenty of time to see everything balanced with ample breaks. Lunch was less so. Although the guide had phoned ahead to let the recommended restaurant know we were arriving, I don’t think they had enough staff to cope and we waited ages to eat, then barely had time to finish our meal before having to go to the salt mine. However the food was good. The salt mine was a very interesting tour but after the camps, we perhaps didn’t appreciate it as much as if we’d visited it separately. However if you only have a short time in Kraków, this tour is definitely worth doing, I’d just suggest eating somewhere else - we discovered other options in Wieliczka.
Written January 25, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear Caroline, Thank you for your feedback. We really appreciate that you decided to share your opinion with us. We inviite you to use our service in the future. Best regards, Joanna Poland Active
Written January 25, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Ronnie
4 contributions
Good
Jan 2020 • Couples
The Auschwitz-Birkenau tour was eye opening and worth visiting to see the scale of it and remember, tour guide Martin is very good and knowledge and friendly. The driver was friendly and got us to both locations on time and a pack lunch was included. The salt mines was okay, the guided tour could have been better and given us couple of minutes in each section to take photos and take it in, the guide just felt rushed and wasn't able to take photos in all areas. If able to do without a guide would have preferred it so could take photos and enjoy it more.
Written January 22, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear Ronnie, Thank you for your opinion. We are glad that you enjoyed the tour with us. We would like to inform that guides in Wieliczka Salt Mine are no dependent on our travel agency. We are sorry for the inconveniences. Hope to see you next time in Krakow! Best regards, Joanna Poland Active
Written January 23, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

cherieoconnell
Unitedville, Belize3 contributions
Mrs
Jan 2020 • Couples
Attended both on same day communication throughout the whole process from booking to the end of the day was excellent we were kept well informed at all stages of the process. Our driver Mathew was very pleasant chatty and engaged with everyone he picked up a very emotional trip to the Camp and very thought provoking take plenty of tissues and be prepared for lots of walking highly recommend we received a very professional service as always when booking with Viator
Thankyou
Written January 9, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Dear Cherie, Thank you for your opinion. We are really happy that you are fully satisfied with our services. Hope to see you in the future! Best regards, Joanna Poland Active
Written January 9, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

MixECumbria
Cumbria20 contributions
A Day To Remember
This really was an experience!!

Collection from our hotel at an agreed time with the company and I was also called by our driver (can’t remember his name but he was a very nice man) and taken to Auschwitz in our group of 7.

Taken around both parts of Auschwitz by our guide Marcin who was fantastic and very knowledgeable. As you can understand it is a harrowing experience but worth visiting 100%.

After Auschwitz we were taken to Salt Mine where at the nearby restaurant a table was booked for us to get a lovely lunch and we got a 90 minute break for this.

Then on for our 2 hour guide of Salt Mines by Margaret who again was fantastic.

The efficiency and smoothness of this trip and company can not be faulted. This is definitely the best way to do both these sights in one day. Highly recommend!
Written January 4, 2020
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
We are so grateful for your opinion. That is wonderfully to hear that you are fully satisfied after the tour with our travel agency. We hope you will use our service in the future. Best regards, Joanna Poland Active
Written January 5, 2020
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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sdfitbear
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Must see while in Kraków
Great tour with very interesting and unique things to see. The drive there was pleasant and our guide was super nic
Dawn C
Dawn C
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Fabulous
We were picked up on time by Wojciech. He was a fantastic guide. From start to finish we were looked after perfect
NatalieL848
NatalieL848
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Auschwitz Trip
I was a bit dubious about booking this tour as I done so via Viator and it only had a few reviews at the time, but
jzwier1
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Amazing rollercoasters
The rollercoasters and waterslides are really impressive, like I never experienced before. We will definitely go ba
t-mossi
t-mossi
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everyone should learn the history, unreal to think only 75 years ago!
We had a great guide very informative and clearly a passion for the subject. During the Auschwitz visit you have a
nitinj8488
nitinj8488
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The best part of my Poland trip
Thanks to Poland Active tours, justice was done to how beautiful a place Zakopane is. We got a private van with dri
Maxandtia
Maxandtia
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Absolutely Amazing
This trip was 100 times better than I imagined. Our guide, Matthew, was such a lovely man and full of information a
Russ H
Russ H
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Truly Extraordinary
If you’re passionate about architectural history, traditional buildings, vernacular architecture, photography, and/
faithderby
faithderby
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Michael is the best tour guide ever!!
Wow, wow and WOW!!! Michael must be the friendliest and most informative tour guide ever!!! This trip was awesome a
Mrspatts
Mrspatts
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Auschwitz & auschwitz ll
Brilliant trip. The driver went above and beyond. My son (12) was sick in the bus on the way there so he stopped fo
Escape639724
Escape639724
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Fabulous day
One of the highlights of our trip. The weather, scenery and atmosphere was perfect. Every new bend in the river was
Leannecity
Leannecity
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Autchwitz and salt mines
We did these on separate days and I cannot recommend them enough the drivers were friendly and chatty and the guide
Kemps22
Kemps22
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Auschwitz-Birkenau + Wieliczka Salt Mines Tour
The tour was great - picked up and dropped off at our Airbnb, which was super convenient. Our tour driver was Ivan
christinesgibson
christinesgibson
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AUSCHWITZ AND BIRKENAU TOUR THROUGH POLAND ACTIVE
We were picked up by taxi from our Hotel in Krakow at a reasonable time. Driver was English speaking and very appr
carolmad
carolmad
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Fantastic
A thoroughbred enjoyable and informative tour with excellent guide. The museum was well presented but be aware you
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