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Wieliczka Salt Mine tour – private

Discover a dazzling underground city of salt with this visit to labyrinthine Wieliczka Salt Mine. This breathtaking Unesco World Heritage Site stretches over nine levels at depths between 64 to 327 metres below the surface of the Earth. A maze of almost 2,400 chambers is connected by paths with a total length of 245km. You will also visit one of the largest open-air museums dedicated to mining, where the ’white gold’ was extracted.

Wieliczka Salt Mine is one of the most precious and fascinating Polish monuments. 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. Admire the showstopping Chapel of St King and marvel at how every one of its features, from chandeliers to the altar, is made of salt. 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. Part of the route has wheelchair access, although prior booking is necessary. Discover a dazzling underground city of salt with this visit to labyrinthine Wieliczka Salt Mine. This breathtaking Unesco World Heritage Site stretches over nine levels at depths between 64 to 327 metres below the surface of the Earth. A maze of almost 2,400 chambers is connected by paths with a total length of 245km. You will also visit one of the largest open-air museums dedicated to mining, where the ’white gold’ was extracted. Duration: Four hours.

Others: Includes hotel collection, private transport with driver/tour leader, entrance fees, regular sightseeing with local guide with small groups and hotel drop off. There is an extra charge for camera usage. The video shown along the way, from the departure of the tour to the museum, is in English only.For the pickup, please inform us the name of your hotel when you make a booking or contact the reservations department 48 hours in advance. Without this information you cannot confirm the pickup point. Salt Mine with private transportation (this is not a private tour but private transportation, then guests are joining regular guided tour)