Auschwitz and Salt MIne tour with hotel pick up. Are you wondering if it is possible to combine two trips in one day? Of course! You can combine Auschwitz-Birkenau and Salt Mine in One Day. Thanks to the good communication between these two places, it is possible to make this Auschwitz and Salt Mine in one day. This tour is a fantastic option for those who are in Krakow for a few days and would like to make the most of this time.
You will be able to make the most of your stay in Krakow, saving one day. If you want to make trips on separate days. Choosing the option Auschwitz and Salt Mine with hotel pick up will gain you a lot of time. It is also a fantastic option for those who want to make the most of their stay in Krakow by visiting the most popular places. This option will give you one extra day as you will do Auschwitz-Birkenau & Salt Mine tour with hotel pick up.
Auschwitz- Birkenau & Salt Mine in One day tour
By choosing these two tours, Auschwitz and Wieliczka Salt Mine guided tour from Krakow in one day you will visit two sites that are inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Both of these Auschwitz- Birkenau and Salt Mine in Wieliczka were entered on this list at the same time. These are places you must see, they are completely different from each other, but really worth it. These are also places that are most often chosen by tourists. There is a reason why Auschwitz-Birkenau has a bad name on the pages of history and it is worth learning about the history of this place. On the other hand, the Salt Mine in Wieliczka is a unique place and it is worth getting to know this underground world.
Visiting Auschwitz- Birkenau
Your trip to Auschwitz-Birkenau and Salt Mine will begin with a pick-up from your hotel. Then you will go to Oświęcim which is about 60 km away. The journey will take you about 1.5 hours. Then you will go with a local licensed guide for a sightseeing tour. You will go through the gate above which there is an inscription “Arbeit macht frei”. The guide will tell you what is associated with this inscription and what it means. Then you will visit the rest of the Auschwitz I Museum. Enter the blocks and your guide will tell you what functions this place served. Then your driver will drive you to Birkenau II camp. Where you will meet your guide again. Here, your guide will take you through the crematoria and gas chambers. Birkenau II was a site of mass extermination. Visiting Birkenau takes about 1 hour.
Visiting Salt MIne
After that you will go to the Salt Mine in Wieliczka, where you will meet your local guide. Therefore you will surely recognize him because he is wearing a miner uniform. You are going down the stairs, the first 350 stairs are impressive. In other words, now you feel that you can do that. When you reach the main part of the museum, the chapel of St. Kinga looks amazing. In addition to admiring the beautiful salt formations. Then you pass underground lakes and take a narrow mining elevator to the top.
Your guide will take you through this amazing underground world, learn a bit about geology. What the work of miners was like After the tour you will be back to Krakow.
It’s been a long day, but it was sure to get to know these two important places. The driver will be at your disposal all the way. The driver will drop you off anywhere in the center of Krakow.
1. Pick up from your hotel/hostel/apartment
2. Drive to Auschwitz- Birkenau Museum about 1,5 hour
3. Visiting Auschwitz about 2 hours
4. Visiting Birkenau about 1,5 hours
5. Visiting Wieliczka Salt Mine about 3 hours
5. Drive to Krakow about 1,5 hours
6. Drop off to your hotel/hostel/apartment
*Order may be diffrent