Visit Poland's absolute top destinations during one-week guided trip! See the tallest building in Poland in the modern capital, face the legendary Wawel Dragon in Krakow, allow a moment of reflection in Auschwitz-Birkanau, go 135 metres underground in Wieliczka Salt Mine and taste oscypek in the Tatra mountains! Check out the already available guaranteed dates for 2024!
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You will see:
Warsaw Old Town
Warsaw Old Town was almost completely destroyed during World War 2 and later rebuilt with great attention to details. Colourful tenements an... [ read more ]
Royal Castle in Warsaw
Royal Castle – the pride of Warsaw completely rebuilt after its destruction during World War 2. As a part of the Warsaw Old ... [ read more ]
Walking down Krakowskie Przedmiescie Street (Royal Route) you can pass many important sites. In St. Anne’s Church, you can climb up it... [ read more ]
Former Warsaw Ghetto
The Warsaw ghetto existed from November 1940 to May 1943 (when the Ghetto Uprising was put down) in the area of today's Northern Srodmiesc... [ read more ]
Jasna Gora monastery
The famous Pauline Monastery of Jasna Gora is the main Catholic centre in Poland. Every August, thousands of people join... [ read more ]
Tatra mountains – the highest mountain range of Carpathians. Tatra National Park is the most frequently visited national park in ... [ read more ]
In Zakopane you must take a ride by the funicular railway to the top of Gubalowka Hill(1,126 m). From the high altitude,... [ read more ]
On Krupowki, Zakopane’s most famous street, you will find local shops and stalls with products from the mountainous Podhale regio... [ read more ]
Wooden Church at Jaszczurówka
Picturesquely situated, the wooden chapel is a pearl of the Polish highland architecture.... [ read more ]
Dunajec River Gorge
The Dunajec River Gorge is undeniably one of the most scenic river rafting routes in Europe. You will find yourself in the middle the P... [ read more ]
Krakow Old Town
Krakow Old Town offers a unique atmosphere with thousands of bars and delightful regional restaurants, many historic buildings, and horse-dr... [ read more ]
Wawel Hill, with the Cathedral and the Royal Castle, is the most picturesque and recognizable landmark in Krakow. S... [ read more ]
Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial & Museum
You will see: Auschwitz I (about 2h): The Arbeit Macht Frei gate, the main gate seen by the prisoners barracks (storage, workshops) t... [ read more ]
Wieliczka Salt Mine
Wieliczka Salt Mine, also known as the Krakow Salt Mine is a 'must' when you visit Poland! The salt mine in Krakow is a world-class, Unesco-... [ read more ]
Guaranteed tours 2024
|Starting date in Warsaw||Ending date in Krakow
Day 1 Saturday – Warsaw
Arrival at Warsaw Chopin Airport. Taxi transfer to your hotel.
At 6 pm you will meet your guide and the rest of the group in the hotel lobby. The Royal Route and its buildings with historical value will be the first thing to explore. You will pass the Copernicus Monument, the University of Warsaw, and the Presidential Palace until you reach Castle Square. You will have a short walk around the Old Town. Afterward, a welcome dinner consisting of traditional Polish meals and the Polish vodka “Zubrowka” will be served for you at a local restaurant.
Overnight in Warsaw.
Day 2 Sunday – Warsaw
This morning we introduce you to the highlights of Warsaw. A half-day sightseeing tour includes Old Town, beautifully rebuilt after World War II, with the impressive Royal Castle, seat of the kings of Poland. Here the Constitution of May 3rd was proclaimed in 1791, the second oldest constitution, after the US Constitution, in the world. Walk through the Market Square full of finest restaurants, gift shops or galleries. Pass the late-Gothic structure by John Baptist of Venice - the Barbican. At the Krasinski Square stop by the Monument of Warsaw’s Uprising. Drive to see the Tomb of Unknown Soldier, building of Warsaw’s Grand Opera and National Theatre House erected by Antonio Corazzi and the Ghetto Memorial. Lunch will be served at the local restaurant. In the late afternoon you will take an unforgettable musical journey through the world famous compositions of our greatest composer, Frederic Chopin, at a two-part piano recital.
Overnight in Warsaw.
Day 3 Monday – Warsaw – Czestochowa – Zakopane
After breakfast, we depart for Zakopane – one of the most popular vacation resorts in the Tatra Mountains. Enroute we stop in Czestochowa to visit Jasna Gora Monastery and the Black Madonna Shrine with its miraculous icon. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. In the evening we arrive in Zakopane beautifully situated at the foot of the Tatra Mountains, in the valley between Gubalowka and Giewont. It is the most popular resort in Poland and one of the most beautiful places in all of Poland, owing to its picturesque location. Once, a small mountain village, Zakopane became a fashionable artist’s retreat at the beginning of the 20th century.
Overnight in Zakopane.
Day 4 Tuesday – Zakopane – Krakow
In the morning you will have a sightseeing tour of Zakopane, whose wooden architecture blends with the natural landscapes and it is copied in other parts of Poland - known as Zakopianski Style. You will visit the Jaszczurowka Chapel, a great example of the wooden architecture in Zakopane, and the Sanctuary of Our Lady of Fatima at Krzeptowki, which was built by the people of Zakopane to thank the Lady of Fatima for saving the Pope after an attempt on His life. Admire the breathtaking views of the Tatras from the top of Gubalowka* Mountain and shop for souvenirs of arts and crafts of the Highlanders (Gorale) in the local shops.
After lunch on your own, we continue on to Krakow. Enroute we take a spectacular rafting trip on the Dunajec River** in
Pieniny National Park. Tonight’s dinner will be served upon arrival at the hotel.
*Funicular to Gubalowka Mountain (subject to confirm on spot; service depends on the weather and funicular technical
**Dunajec Raft Trip (subject to confirm on spot; service depends on the weather and the level of the river)
Overnight in Krakow.
Day 5 Wednesday – Krakow – Auschwitz – Krakow
In the morning we drive to Auschwitz-Birkenau, to visit the Martyrdom Museum of the former Nazi concentration camp, the infamous factory of death. Following visit return to Krakow for lunch at the local restaurant. In the afternoon visit Kazimierz – Jewish Quarter of Krakow, that was established in 1335 by great Polish King Casimir the Greatest, who appreciated Jewish talents and usefulness for developing the country. Surrounded by defensive walls with its own Town Hall, soon the district became one of the European centres of Jewish religion, learning and culture. Today, the world of narrow streets and lines, small architectural buildings and sacral places show us an extraordinary trace of co-existence of Jewish and Polish communities.
Evening and dinner on your own.
Overnight in Krakow.
Day 6 Thursday – Krakow (optional Wieliczka)
The morning sightseeing tour will feature Wawel Hill with its impressive Royal Castle and Wawel Royal Cathedral - the place of the cult of St. Stanislaw and St. Jadwiga, Queen of Poland. Its 18 chapels are true architectural masterpieces. The giant bell, Zygmunt from 1520 ranks with the world’s largest. This is the place, where Polish kings were crowned and buried. Continue the tour with the walk to the Old Town with its restored Main Square of magnificent houses and palaces. There, you stop at St. Mary’s Basilica, where to see the magnificent wooden altar by Wit Stwosz. In the middle of
the square is Cloth Hall built before 1349, but renovated in the 16th century with many shopping stalls inside. Lunch will be served at the local restaurant and afternoon on own. Afternoon optional regular tour to Wieliczka Salt Mine*** - an impressive and unique underground world full of saline lakes, majestic timber constructions, great chambers, galleries and unique Salt Works created by many generations of Polish miners and operated since 13th century. The tour leads through almost 3 kilometres of meandering corridors, at the depth of 135 meters – the part, which has been worked from 17th to 19th century. Evening and dinner on your own.
Overnight in Krakow.
***Optional tour to Wieliczka Salt Mine – booking of the tour is requested 30 days prior tour departure.
- The regular tour of Wieliczka Salt Mine lasts 2-3 hours.
- There are approximately 800 stairs along the entire Tourist Route, 380 of which are at the beginning of the tour.
- Make sure to put on comfortable shoes.
- The visit is always conducted under the supervision of local guide (the Miner) – obligatory.
- The temperature underground falls within the range of 17-18°C, regardless of the season. We advise you to dress appropriately taking the above in mind.
- Only a small carry-on luggage (with maximum dimensions 20 x 20 x 35 cm) is allowed during the tour of the Mine.
Guests may leave larger luggage in a special luggage lockers, but keep in mind that the number of lockers and their size are limited. Museum cannot guarantee the availability of an appropriate locker
Day 7 Friday – Krakow
Breakfast at a hotel and end of the tour.
per person in twin / double room in 2023
per single supplement
- Selected class hotels, rooms with private facilities
- English-speaking tour escort assistance
- English-speaking local guide
- Taxi transfer from Warsaw Chopin Airport to your hotel
- Private air-conditioned coach/minibus (depending on the group size) throughout the entire tour
- Meals as per itinerary:
3 x lunch served at a local restaurants,
2 x dinner (welcome dinner in Warsaw, dinner with folk show in Wieliczka) served at local restaurants,
1 x dinner at the hotel in Krakow
- Cake & coffee/tea at famous Warsaw caféteria
- Cake & coffee/tea at famous Krakow caféteria
- Sightseeing tours as per itinerary
- Entrance fees:
Warsaw – Royal Castle,
Czestochowa – Jasna Gora Monastery and the Black Madonna Shrine,
Krakow – Royal Castle and Cathedral on the Wawel Hill, St. Mary’s Church,
Wieliczka Salt Mine,
Zakopane – funicular to Gubalowka Hill and a rafting trip on the Dunajec River
- Chopin concert
- Hotel charges and taxes
- 20% deposit to confirm the tour (not refundable in case of cancellation)
- balance 6 weeks before arrival
- up to 5 weeks before the tour – we charge 20% cancellation fee
- 5 weeks or less – we charge 100% cancellation fee
2 nights at 4-star hotel in Warsaw – Novotel Warszawa Centrum or similar
1 nights at 3-star hotel in Zakopane – Mercure Kasprowy or similar
3 nights at 4-star hotel in Krakow – Novotel Krakow City West or similar
For security reasons maximum size of backpacks or handbags brought into the Auschwitz museum cannot exceed dimensions: 30x20x10 cm. Please leave your bags in the car.
You need to go down 800 steps in the Wieliczka Salt Mine. In the beginning, you have to take 350 of them in order to get to the mine. Wear comfortable shoes. In case you have walking difficulties you can join a group for disabled tourists so that you avoid the steps (though you visit fewer chambers).
Please bring warm clothes for Wieliczka Salt Mine. The temperature underground ranges between 14° and 16° C.
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