Three options of this tour:
Natural Heritage Site Wieliczka - continuously functioning mining site since the middle ages.
Magnificent chambers chiselled out in rock salt. Amazing underground saline lakes, majestic timber constructions and unique statues sculpted in salt. Almost 3 kilometres of meandering corridors, 800 steps to climb of which 350 have to be descended to reach the depth of 135 meters underground. You will have a moment for reflection hearing the music of Chopin accompanying a light and sound spectacle on the shores of one of the saline lakes. And finally, at the end of the journey an elevator will take you up to the surface.
Tours in english to visit Salt Mine: 9.00 am, 10.00, 10.30, 10.00, 11.30, 12.00, 12.30, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00, 16.00, 17.00
Covered in working clothes and armed with mining equipment. In this manner, you become novice miners (Slepry) and start to learn the ropes of this demanding profession guided by the light of your mining lamp. On your own, you measure the concentration of methane, dig and transport salt, set the path and explore unknown chambers. You also experience the daily routine of underground life and the secrets of mining traditions and rituals, and experience first-hand the real taste of miners’ work.
Tours in english to visit Salt Mine: from 2.11 to 31.03: 11.30, 14.30; from 1.04 to 31.10: 11.00, 13.00, 16.00.