Zakopane: Krakow & Wieliczka Salt Mine Tour

Once you have had the chance to visit Zakopane, we would highly recommend to visit other must-see places of Lesser Poland region which are Krakow and the Salt Mine in Wieliczka. Krakow – once the capital of the country – attracts millions of tourists every year. The city has a long, interesting history and an enormous amount of monuments to see. Thanks to the fact that it was not destroyed during World War II, it can boast with its beauty and great atmosphere. While strolling down the charming streets and admiring the architecture, you will have the chance to reveal the secrets of the city. Before you have a good time in Krakow, we will first take you to famous Salt Mine in Wieliczka which is one the oldest mines in the world and is noted on the UNESCO World Heritage List. It is also probably the most reminiscent of Tolkien’s Moria place in the world. You have to see it!

We organize private tours to Krakow and Wieliczka Salt Mine from Zakopane on request

Tour itinerary:

  1. pick up from your hotel in Zakopane at chosen time
  2. approx 2 hours and 45 min drive from Zakopane to the Wieliczka Salt Mine by private car/van and with our English speaking driver
  3. visiting the Salt Mine for up to 2,5 hours along the standard tourist path with a professional local guide in chosen language; during this guided tour you will see:
  • the famous Chapel of St Kinga with amazing salt reliefs carved by the miners in the walls and huge crystal chandeliers – situated 101 metres under the ground level,
  • beautiful chambers with the traces of former exploitation of the salt
  • salt lakes,
  • collection of wooden mining machines and equipment,
  • underground buildings

4. 1 hour of free time for lunch after sightseeing
5. up to 45 min drive from Wieliczka Salt Mine to Krakow city centre
6. up to 3 hours of visiting the Old Town in Krakow with local private city guide in chosen language during which you will see:

  • Main Market Square – one of the largest and most beautiful once in Europe with famous monument to Adam Mickiewicz (great Polish poet), historic Cloth Hall in the centre, St. Mary’s Basilica – 14th century, impressive brick Gothic church and Town Hall Tower
  • Slowacki Theatre – one of the most beautiful buildings in Krakow
  • Barbican with the part of the medieval defensive walls of the city
  • Florianska Gate and Florianska Street – most popular one in Krakow
  • Collegium Maius and Collegium Novum of the Jagiellonian University – the oldest university in Poland
  • Kanonicza Street – probably the most picturesque one in whole Old Town area
  • All Saints Square with the famous Pope’s Window where John Paul II used to appear and speak to the crowd
  • Grodzka Street with amazing St. Peter and St. Pauls’ Church
  • Wawel Royal Castle with the Cathedral – one of the most important monuments in Poland due to its historical value; place where for centuries Polish Kings were crowned and buried
  • approx 1 hour of free time in Krakow to stroll around the city on your own
  • up to 3 hours drive back to Zakopane from Krakow by the same vehicle with the same driver
  • drop off at your hotel in Zakopane

Whole tour lasts up to 14 hours

Prices:

  • 1250 PLN per person (1 person)
  • 680 PLN per person (2 persons)
  • 490 PLN per person (3 persons)
  • 430 PLN per person (4 persons)
  • 370 PLN per person (5 persons)
  • 330 PLN per person (6 persons)
  • 310 PLN per person (7 persons)
  • Contact us (8 persons or more)

What is included?:

  • hotel pick up at chosen time and drop off after the tour
  • comfortable, air-conditioned, private transportation
  • English speaking driver’s assistance during whole tour
  • entrance tickets to Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • up to 2,5 hours of sightseeing tour along standard tourist route with local, professional guide in chosen language
  • approx 1 hour of free time for lunch after visiting the mine
  • up to 3 hours of guided walking tour of Krakow Old Town with private local city guide in chosen language
  • approx 1 hour of free time in Krakow

*Local group tours with live guide in Wieliczka Salt Mine are available in following languages:
English, Spanish, Italian, French, German and Russian

*Our local private city guides in Krakow are available in following languages:
English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Russian, Portuguese, Swedish, Ukrainian and others

*some languages may be subject of availability and prices can vary

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