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Wieliczka Salt Mine Guided Tour

Location: Krakow, Poland
Duration: 5 Hours
Adult Cost: EUR 40 Per Person ( INR 3457 )
Child Cost: EUR 20 Per Child ( INR 1728 )
Tour Start Time: Starts at: 0740, 0905, 1200 and 1530 Hrs

Operational Days of sightseeing

Daily:

Departure Point - Hotel Pick Up

Tour Details

Experience One of the oldest salt mines listed on the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage List, The most beautiful Polish tourist attraction, Underground labyrinth stretches over 9 levels at 64 to 327 metres below the surface of the Earth, Underground galleries, chambers and lakes and much more. Enter the salt city, This underground labyrinth stretch over 9 levels at 64 to 327 meters below the surface of the Earth. A labyrinth of nearly 2,400 chambers is connected with sidewalks with a total length of 245 km. It is an invaluable monument of material culture, inscribed in 1978 on the UNESCO Heritage List. Visit one of the largest open-air museums underground mining, where "white gold" was extracted. Wieliczka Salt Mine is one of the most precious and fascinating Polish monuments. The first tourist trail in Wieliczka was established as early as at the turn of the 19th century. A couple of centuries later the salt mine was designated as one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites (1978). The underground trail leads through numerous drifts, galleries and chambers, where traces of mining activity have been preserved, as well as examples of sacred art, theme compositions relating to the history of the mine and legends. Wielicza is at the same time the world's largest mining heritage museum with a collection encompassing unique pieces of mining equipment reflecting the development of mining techniques from the Middle Ages until today. Moreover, the microclimate of the mine has a beneficial impact on visitors who suffer from asthma and allergies. The tour starts with a descent down the stairs to the depth of 64 meters. Visitors are led through a number of chambers and shown underground lakes, shrines and salt monuments. The trip finishes at the level of 135 meters below the surface. Visitors return to the surface by lift.

Tour Inclusions

  • Hotel pick up, Entrance fees, Local guide

Cancellation

A 15% refund applies to completely untilized sightseeing (atleast 5 days prior to commencement of the tour).Within 5 days it is non refundable.

Additional Info

  • Operational from 21st Apr 2019 - 31st Dec 2019
  • This tour is operated in air conditioned vehicles.

Note*: Departure time are estimated and must be reconfirmed with supplier ,Customer/Agent is requested to contact supplier(+48123572170) at least 24h before the tour stars to reconfirm exact pick up time and place. Please note that pick up from hotel is only provided for hotels within Krakow city limits, if not sure whether your hotel is applicable contact supplier at the number provided (Hotel pick-up from Sympozjum Hotel will not be available). The tour takes place under the supervision of a guide ,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 Part of the route has wheelchair access, although prior booking is necessary. The maximum size of hand luggage cannot be larger than 35cm x 20cm x 20cm.