Auschwitz II - Birkenau & Salt Mine One Day Tour

Join our tour to Birkenau Concentration Camp and Wieliczka Salt Mine

form 69€ /person
8,5 Hours Free Hotel Pickup Free lunch

Some people say that no matter how hard you try, there is simply not enough time to see everything you want. That you will always have to sacrifice something. We consider that a challenge, and like to prove them wrong! When it comes to Krakow, there is no need for sacrifices, just smart compromises. To help you be smart about them, we suggest our Auschwitz II-Birkenau Concentration Camp and the Salt Mine in Wieliczka One Day plan.

Tour Itinerary

Our itinerary was specifically designed to minimize your hassle and maximize your time to enjoy the trip. No need to worry about sticking to a strict and unfun schedule. Our offer is a result of years of experience with trips to Auschwitz and Wieliczka, so fear not - we know all the ins and out. We know which time slots to avoid if you don’t want to stand in the lines, and which time slots are the slow, quiet times during which you can enjoy yourself with no pressure. Trust our well-tested solution, and start planning your dinner and evening instead - everything in between leaving your hotel and arriving back will be taken care of.

9:00 - 10.00 Hotel Pickup
We will pick you up early form your hotel.
Transfer to Auschwitz II-Birkenau
First, we will go to Auschwitz II-Birkenau during the ride you will watch the documentary movie about the Camp
Stop by historical train car, that was used to transport prisoners to Birkenau
Birkenau Camp
You will have time to know the place and reflect about tragedy of the place. You will receive a guide book in preferred language that will help you to move around.
Transfer to Wileiczka Salt Mine
Wieliczka Salt Mine Sight Seeing
Now it is time to visit the UNESCO listed site. Our Superb guide will take you underground
Transfer and Hotel Drop off
Our service covers door-to-door transportation. That means You will be taken back to the hotel

With us you don't have to stand in the line to buy the tickets.

What is also important booking the tour in advance, will secure the spot to enter the museum as there is a limited amount of places on any given day.

Here are few more reasons why you should use our services:

We have invented this tour on the market and we are the best in it.

Regular daily tour

Wondering if it is possible to join Auschwitz II - Birkenau and Salt Mine Tour in one day? With us it is!

Professional Guide in Wieliczka Salt Mine

When visiting Auschwitz II - Birkenau is possible in the mine you will need local expert guide. We will take care of that!

Lunch Included

On the way, we will serve you our delicious packed lunch set freshly prepared everyday including: chicken & pasta salad, cheese sandwich, chocolate wafer and bottle of water. We also offer vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options so if you need one, please remember to add a remark in your booking form.

Documentary Movie

On your way, you will watch a documentary movie about Auschwitz Concentration Camp.

Free Hotel Pickup

Remember that we will pick you up and drive you back to your hotel or apartment. We travel in small groups to make sure you are comfortable and on time everywhere.

Skip the lines

Our tour includes admission fee and tickets so you don't have to worry about a thing and stand in the lines to buy the tickets in Wieliczka Salt Mine.

More details about our tour

Here is a break down of all the activities in the tour.

First stop is located at “Altejudenrampe” which is historical train car, that was used to transport prisoners to Birkenau. After that our driver will take you to Birkenau.

For next 2.5 hours you will have time to know the place and reflect about tragedy of the place. You will receive a guide book in preferred language that will help you to move around.

On the way to Salt Mine you will also pass by Auschwitz III Monowitz which was one of the very first camps also the largest of the sub-camps of Auschwitz with a status of headquarters of the “industrial” sub-camps.

Know before you go:

  • Visit to Auschwitz I is not included
  • It is self-guided tour
  • Eat your breakfast early, you will be picked up between 9h 00 and 10h 00.
  • Wear comfortable shoes, it is a walking tour!
  • If it is cloudy and chilly bring extra jacket as it might be windy.

In a second part of the day, we will transfer You to the Salt Mine in Wieliczka, which happens to be one of the oldest working Salt Mines in the World – it has been producing table salt for over 700 years! You will be attending an English guided tour around 15h 40 (depending on road conditions). Your guide will take You up to 140 meters underground for a 2,5-hours journey through over 2,5-kilometers long tourist route full of chambers with amazing carvings and statues, where everything is made of salt. You will be also served with our delicious packed lunch set, based on the best Polish products.

Please note that to reach the first level of the mine (64 metres underground), You have to descent a wooden stairway which has 378 stairs. After the tour, You will be taken up to the surface with a lift. 

After the tour we will take you back to your hotel where you should arrive not later than at 7-8 p.m.

We use a fleet of new Mercedes-Benz Vans and Minibuses. Our drivers are well trained and fully licesned for travel ground transportation. Our door to door service means that you will be pickup directly form your hotel and delivered to the same spot after the tour, for free.  

Please note that visit to Auschwitz I is not included in this tour option, you will see Auschwitz II-Birkenau on your own.

Visiting Salt Mine is possible only with local expert guide.

Our lunch box is freshly prepared every day. It includes chicken and pasta salad, cheese roll, chocolate wafer and bottle of water. Vegetarian, vegan, gluten free options are available on request, just let us know.

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  • To book please select the date and number of people. 
  • You will be redirected to our secure reservation system. 
  • After completing the reservation you will receive verified voucher.
  • 24 hour before the tour you will receive text message about exact pickup time.

Have more questions?

Here is our FAQ list of the Auschwitz II - Birkenau and the Salt Mine Tour Form Krakow

Please note that the maximum size of bags and backpacks allowed to carry on the Museum grounds is 30 x 20 x 10 cm. You can always leave your belongings inside the bus which will be parked nearby.

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

Please note that for Balice airport/hotels near the airport pickup the additional fee is 70 PLN per booking.