Escorted Tours 2024

16 KRAKOW WIELICZKA SALT MINE AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU The soul of Poland 6 DAYS IN KRAKOW AND WARSAW. 6DKRKWAW Day 1, Saturday, arrive in Krakow You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Take some time to relax before meeting your fellow travelers and Tour Director for a Welcome Dinner. (D) Day 2, Sunday, explore Krakow After breakfast, tour the extraordinary Wieliczka salt mine. With a history spanning over 700 years, this remarkable site is one of the largest and oldest working salt mines in Europe. Designated as one of UNESCO's 12 most precious monuments in the world, the mine offers a captivating experience. An elevator will transport you to the first level of the mine, where you can marvel at the awe-inspiring 180-foot chapel sculpted entirely from salt rock and adorned with magnificent salt-crystal chandeliers. Explore the numerous chambers carved out of the massive salt block, discover underground museums, and even find tennis and volleyball courts. After this unique adventure, return to Krakow and enjoy some free time before continuing our exploration by visiting the enchanting Jewish quarter of the city. Overnight stay in your hotel. (B) Day 3, Monday, highlights of Krakow Embark on a morning sightseeing tour that begins with a visit to Wawel Hill, where you will have the opportunity to admire the Royal Castle and explore the majestic Royal Cathedral. Next, take a walking tour of the charming Old Town, where you can soak in the vibrant atmosphere of The Main Market Square, admire the Renaissance Cloth Hall, and visit the historic St. Mary's Church. The afternoon is yours to indulge in a leisurely stroll, explore the intriguing shops, treat yourself to delectable Polish delights (such as sernik or szarlotka), or simply relax and soak up the city's ambiance. (B) Day 4, Tuesday, journey to Warsaw In the morning, join a tour of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the infamous concentration camp from World War II and a UNESCO World Heritage site. Later, we will continue to Czestochowa and visit the Yasna Gora Monastery, renowned for the revered Black Madonna painting. In the late afternoon, arrive in Warsaw - the capital city of Poland. (B, D)