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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
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Please note that masks are obligatory only in closed public areas such as museums, mines, shops, churches, public transport, etc.
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Updated 15/09/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Radisson Blu Hotel, Krakow
    Or, you can also get picked up
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  • 1
    Wieliczka Salt Mine
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    Radisson Blu Hotel, Krakow
    Straszewskiego 17, 31-101 Kraków, Poland
    In front of Radisson blu hotel Krakow - Straszewskiego 17 street
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Departure Point
Radisson Blu Hotel, Krakow, Straszewskiego 17, 31-101 Kraków, Poland
Duration
6h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Headsets to hear the guide clearly
  • Professional guide in Salt Mine
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off if option with hotel pick up selected
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan or minibus
  • Wi-Fi access
  • Insurance
  • Tour guide in Schindler's factory
  • Entry/Admission - Wieliczka Salt Mine
  • Entry/Admission - Muzeum Krakowa, oddzial Fabryka Emalia Oskara Schindlera
  • Guaranteed to skip the lines
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks
  • Permission to take a photos in Salt mine
  • Gratuity for driver not included
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Temperatures in Wieliczka Salt Mine are around 15ºC.
  • At the entrance, visitors descend 400 steps down and the whole tourist route features over 800 stairs. Narrow paths in the Salt Mine can seem claustrophobic and there is no possibility to shorten your visit and turn back.
  • In the Salt Mine taking photos and filming is possible only after purchasing an additional pass, which costs 10zł PLN or €2,5 EURO in cash only.
  • There are no restrictions regarding the age of children in the Salt Mine, but they should be either capable of walking unassisted or carried in baby slings or baby carriers. Baby pushchairs are not allowed underground.
  • Exhibition halls in Schindler’s Factory are wheelchair accessible.
  • Your hand luggage should be in a reasonable size and your larger luggage should be left in the car.
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Di B wrote a review Feb 2020
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We were collected bang on time from our hotel in a modern mini bus and then did the rounds to collect others on the tour. The salt mine visit was interesting and our tour guide spoke excellent English. No complaints at all. It was not difficult to negotiate the initial 400
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from Ptasz, Kierownik at Wieliczka Salt Mine and Oskar Schindler Factory Guided Half Day Tour From Krakow
Responded 20 Feb 2020
Dear Sir/Madam Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry that the tour did not meet your expectations. We realize that you felt cramped in the lift at the Salt Mine however its size does not depend on us. Due to the regulations at the Salt Mine, it is spacious enough to accommodate even up to 8 people. Schindler's Factory is a proper name for a branch of a Historical Museum of Krakow since the exhibition is placed in the former administrative building of Oskar Schindler’s Enamel Factory. As stated on official website of Historical Museum of Krakow, the exhibition is primarily a story about Krakow and its inhabitants, both Polish and Jewish, during World War Two. It is also a story about Nazi Germans – the occupiers who arrived here on 6 September 1939, brutally disrupting Kraków’s centuries-long history of Polish-Jewish relation. I hope that the above is useful for you.
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Amy wrote a review Jan 2020
Barnsley, United Kingdom55 contributions10 helpful votes
Fab tour company. Would highly recommend these guys! We did the salt mines and Schindler’s factory one day and Auschwitz on a separate day. Both with this tour company. They pick you up from your hotel both times they were bang on time. Mini Bus is clean,modern & comfortable.
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Footprints👣 wrote a review Feb 2019
Crieff, United Kingdom32 contributions3 helpful votes
We were collected as planned at our hotel, our visit to the salt mines was fantastic as was our onward trip to Schindler factory, only small criticism is the driver was not very chatty, other than where to meet, time of visit etc no extra info given about this remarkable
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David L wrote a review Aug 2018
Berlin, Germany18 contributions15 helpful votes
Used Krakow Direct for this tour and also Auschwitz-Birkenau tour following day . Prompt pick ups from Ziggy and Tom for the tours and got dropped off back in the city at our request . Definitely recommend this company .
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Date of experience: August 2018
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FionaSligo2 wrote a review Jun 2018
26 contributions10 helpful votes
Booked my tour via krakow direct. Spoke with a lovely operator who processed my payment and explained the plan for the tour. We were collected from our hotel at the time given to us. Lovely professional yet friendly driver for the day. Would highly recommend
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Auschwitz-Birkenau day tour group
I couldnt find the page for shared group tours but I wanted to leave a review as I was travelling alone and the ser
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Must do when in Krakow
Easy to book through the hotel (would have pre-booked but as we did not know whether our break to Krakow would go a
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They left me
Salt mine tour was fantastic but for Auschwitz tour the next day the driver never showed up, called or text me to m
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ianbV7106VH
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Very good tour but upsetting
Driver picked us up at the hotel as agreed. Arrived at Auschwitz waited for our time slot and went through a large
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ianbV7106VH
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Great service using them again
Pick up at the airport was very good . The driver introduced himself , explained about the COVID requirement . Took
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jsjmueller
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perfect privat tour during Corona
We booked a privat tour for 7 adults in German language. pick-up, transfer were in time. the best was the guide at
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Definitely a day not to miss
We specifically booked our holiday in Krakow so that we could visit Auschwitz and we were all glad we did. Krakow d
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288edwinac
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Excellent.
Excellent service from start to finish. Used this company for airport transfer, private tour around Krakow & privat
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Harry W
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Krakow Airport Taxi Transfer
Excellent service, Both Arrival and Return . Very clean cars with helpful drivers along with competitive price. Wil
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patt2005
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Private transfer to Auschwitz Birkenau
Excellent! Friendly and knowledgeable driver with a comfortable and well equipped vehicle, with a DVD player that
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Elanevs
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Brilliant service!
Enjoyed every moment of our tour! The driver was amazing at explaining and providing a brilliant service to us. He
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esch
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Easy transfer between airport and hotel and visa versa
The driver picked us up at the terminal/hotel and spoke very good English. The cars were very clean.
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An impressive day to remember
We were picked up at the hotel and driven the entire day to Auschwitz and the Salt Mine near Krakow. The car was ve
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alastairb488
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Well organised!
Krakow Direct were brilliant in organizing this at such short notice and I thoroughly recommend this company for an
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If you go to Krakow you have to go here.
This place is fantastic, you won't believe the size of the place. The selling point is that you might go down x hun
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