ABOUT TOURS TO AUSCHWITZ & SALT MINE

What do we offer? A high class service full of hospitality and friendliness. You will get door to door transport for individual tourists as well as, groups including business clients. We provide both groups and private tours to Auschwitz & Salt Mine see our offer to find us what suits your interests most!.  All our drivers speak English, are friendly, act professionally and will get you where you need to go with a smile: we promise you excellent service. Furthermore, you can rest assured that we have all the necessary certificates and licences for both tour organization the transport of persons.

Our tours are the perfect way to visit one of the most important place for Polish history – Nazi concentration camp build in Auschwitz (nowadays: Oświęcim) just 60 kilometers from Kraków.

We offer tours to Wieliczka Salt Mine, too. This place is one most magnicifent, living, existing proof of skills and abilities to salt extraction used in old times.

 

AUSCHWITZ & SALT MINE TOURS

Auschwitz & Salt Mine tour in one day

If you are on a short break in Krakow and want to save time and money, you can  book a one day tour to both the Auschwitz-Birkenau camps and the Salt Mine in Wieliczka. There is a special price for a private trip and for a shared (group) tour.

Auschwitz & Salt Mine Shared (group) tours

We offer regular all-day tours to Auschwitz and Salt Mine with door to door service. Our driver will pick you up directly from your hotel or apartment and you will start your day by visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau. The English guided tour in Auschwitz starts at around 10:45am so the pick up is between 08:50 and 09:20a.m (once we know  where are you staying in Krakow your exact pick-up time will be confirmed). The distance from Krakow to Auschwitz is about 65 km, so the drive will take about one hour and fifteen minutes (one way). The English guided tour in Auschwitz takes about 2 hours, with an hour more at Birkenau. After visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau, our driver will take you to the Salt Mines.  The drive from Auschwitz-Birkenau to the Salt Mine in Wieliczka will take about an hour and twenty minutes. Before your tour in the mine, you will have a break for lunch or a quick sandwich. The English guided tour in the Salt Mine starts around 05:00pm and takes about 2-2,5 hours. After your tour, the driver will take you back to Krakow (we will be back in Krakow between 07:30 and 08:00pm).

Shering with other people in the minibus max 8 people.

Group tours AUSCHWITZ & SALT MINE TOURS
1-8 persons 60 €/245 PLN
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What`s included:

  • Air-conditioned Mercedes car or minibus
  • Guided tour in Auschwitz-Birkenau and Salt Mine
  • Free pick up and drop off directly fro myour hotel, apartment
  • Transport to/from Auschwitz-Birekanu
  • English speaking driver
  • Parking fees
  • High quality and experience
  • Insurance

Auschwitz & Salt Mine Private tours

Our tour to Auschwitz & the Salt Mine begins with morning pick-up between 07:00 and 10:00am. You will meet our driver at your hotel or apartment. Usually, we first go to Auschwitz-Birkenau, and only then to the Salt Mine. It is possible to go to the Salt Mine first and to Auschwitz second, but then we recommend a 09:15am pick-up. The drive from Krakow to Auschwitz will take about an hour and fifteen minutes.

There are 2 options for visiting Auschwitz-Birkenau: with a tour, or on your own.  An English guided tour you can join starts at about 10:45am, so a 09:15am pick-up is suggested. We will book your tickets in advance. You can also visit both camps, Auschwitz and Birkenau, on your own (free of charge). The average time of a visit to Auschwitz is about 2 hours, with another hour at Birkenau.

From the 1st April until 31st October visiting Auschwitz is payable. Everyone entering the Auschwitz I site from 10:00am until 3:00pm. Must be accompanied by a museum guide. The fee is 45zloty (reduced fee 35zloty). There is open admission to the Auschwitz II Birkenau site.

After visiting both camps our driver will take you to the Salt Mine in Wieliczka. The drive from Auschwitz to the Mine will take around an hour and twenty minutes.  The English tours start at 3pm, 4pm, and 5pm, and take about 2 to 2.5 hours (of walking). These English-language guided tours cost 84PLN per person. Before entering the Salt Mine you can have a break for lunch. There is a very nice restaurant next to the Salt Mine, where they serve delicious Polish dishes. Arrival back in Krakow would be between 6 and 7 in the evening.

The car with the driver will be only for you – private transfer.

Private Transfer Auschwitz Birkenau Tour & Salt Mine
2 persons 55 €/220 PLN
3 persons 40 €/160 PLN
4-6 persons 31 €/125 PLN
7-8 persons 25 €/100 PLN
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What`s included:

  • Air-conditioned car or van only for you
  • Free pick up and drop off directly fro myour hotel, apartment
  • Transport to/from Auschwitz-Birekanu and Salt Mine
  • English speaking driver
  • Parking fees
  • High quality and experience
  • Insurance

What`s not included:

  • Guided tour in Auschwitz-Birkenau
  • Guided tour in Salt Mine

AUSCHWITZ BIRKENAU TOUR

History of the Auschwitz – Birkenau camps

Throughout the world, Auschwitz has become a symbol of genocide, terror and the Holocaust. The German forces occupying Poland during the Second World War established a concentration camp on the outskirts of the town of Oswiecim in 1940 since; the Germans called the town Auschwitz that is the name by which the camp can to be known. Over the next few years It was expanded into three main camps: Auschwitz I, Auschwitz II-Birkenau and Auschwitz III-Monowitz and more than forty subcamps. Beginning in 1942; however, Auschwitz became the side of the most massive murder campaign in history, when the Nazis put into operations their plan to destroy the entire Jewish population of Europe. It was the largest of the Nazi concentration camps. The slaughter ended only when the Auschwitz-Birkenau camps Auschwitz-Birkenau camps were liberated by the Soviet army on the 27th of January 1945;. Visiting the musem at Auschwitz and Birkenau will be an unforgettable history lesson and will provide you with a broader understanding of what happened here 70 years ago.

The trips to the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau are available in two options: private transfer or shared tours.

Auschwitz Birkenau tours – Shared (group) tours

Shared tours start between  8:50 and 9:20a.m. Our English speaking driver will pick up you directly from your hotel or other designated location. It will take us about an hour and ten minutes to get from Krakow to the Auschwitz Museum , where will be met by your guide, who both speaks English well and knows the significance of the events that unfolded at these concentration camps . Sightseeing at Auschwitz I will last about two hours. After your visit this first camp, the driver will takes you to second camp, Auschwitz II – Birkenau located about 3 kilometres away, where he will wait in the car park for your return.

When the entire visit is over, the driver will take you back  to Krakow or another  predetermined location.

The whole trip takes about 6 hours.

Group tours AUSCHWITZ BIRKENAU TOUR
1-8 persons 30 €/125 PLN
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What`s included:

  • Air-conditioned Mercedes car or minibus
  • Guided tour in Auschwitz-Birkenau and all fees
  • Free pick up and drop off directly fro myour hotel, apartment
  • Transport to/from Auschwitz-Birekanu
  • English speaking driver
  • Parking fees
  • High quality and experience
  • Insurance

Auschwitz Birkenau tours – Private trip/transfer

Private trips to Auschwitz takes approximately 6 hours. Our English- speaking driver will pick you up directly from your hotel or apartament or the Krakow airport. The distance between Krakow and Auschwitz is about 65 kilometres so it’s a drive of about an hour and fifteen minutes. At the museum we can help you buy the tickets and arrange a licensed guide or we can also book your tickets in advance. Sightseeing at Auschwitz I takes about 2 hours and you will need another hour for Birkenau. After your tour of Auschwitz – Birkenau the driver will take you back to Krakow or wherever you wish to go.

If you wish you can visit Auschwitz on your own (free of charge).  In this case you would be picked up from the hotel between 08:00 and 08:30a.m.  An English guided tour starts at 10:45am (picked up from the hotel at 09:15am). The regular  guided tours in any available foreign language cost an additional 45PLN/11EUR per person.

Please note that this tour is not available on: 25th of December, 1st of January, Easter Saturday afternoon, Easter Sunday and March of the Living Day.

Auschwitz and Salt Mine combined tours from Krakow

If you haven`t got enough time to visit both places (Auschwitz & Salt Mine) on separate days, you can actually do both tours in one day. Our driver will pick you up in the morning and first stop will be the Auschwitz camp then Birkenau. After visiting both camps the driver will take you from Auschwitz to the Salt Mine in Wieliczka for an afternoon tour. You will visit the mine with our English speaking guide provided by Salt Mine. Arrival back in Krakow is between 07:30 and 08:00p.m.

Private Transfer Auschwitz Birkenau tour
2 persons 42 €/170 PLN
3 persons 30 €/125 PLN
4-6 persons 25 €/100 PLN
7-8 persons 20 €/80 PLN
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What`s included:

  • Air-conditioned car or van only for you
  • Free pick up and drop off directly fro myour hotel, apartment
  • Transport to/from Auschwitz-Birekanu
  • English speaking driver
  • Parking fees
  • High quality and experience
  • Insurance

What`s not included:

  • Guided tour in Auschwitz-Birkenau

Salt Mine (Wieliczka) Tour

History of the Salt Mine in Wieliczka

The Wieliczka Salt Mine is the only historic mining facility in the world which has remained active from the Middle Ages to the present. The total length of the mine corridors is about 300 km; along the 9 levels of walkways you will find lakes, shafts, and chambers reaching the depth of up to 327 meters. The Wieliczka Salt Mine was declared a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site on 9 September, 1978. The tour of the Mine starts at the depth of 65 meters, after climbing down 380 stairs, and ends at the depth of 135 meters, by which point you will have climbed (up and down) the total of 800 stairs. The attractions of the mine include the amazing Chapel of St. Kinga, excavation voids and chambers, old mining machinery and equipment, and saline underground lakes. This Salt Mine is the most visited mine in the world.

Salt Mine tours from Krakow

Our English speaking driver will pick you up from your apartment, hotel, or wherever you wish in Krakow. The Mine is located around 15 kilometres from Krakow, so the drive will take about 30 minutes. An English guided tour starts at 10:45a.m so the recommended pick-up time is 10:15am. There is also an afternoon tour available at 04:45p.m for which we will pick you up at 04:00pm. Please wait for the driver for your Salt Mine tour outside of your apartment, or at the hotel reception desk. The English-language guided tour in the mine takes about 2 to 2.5 hours. Please let us know your preference, so we can book your tickets in advance. After your visit in the Salt Mine, our driver will drop you off at your hotel or apartment.

Private Transfer Salt Mine (Wieliczka) Tour
2 persons 28 €/110 PLN
3 persons 19 €/80 PLN
4-6 persons 16 €/65 PLN
7-8 persons 12 €/50 PLN
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What`s included:

  • Air-conditioned car or van only for you
  • Free pick up and drop off directly from your hotel, apartment
  • Transport to/from Salt Mine
  • English speaking driver
  • Parking fees
  • High quality and experience
  • Insurance

What`s not included:

  • Guided tour in Salt Mine
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