Southern Poland 2024/2025

9 days
05-05-2024 07-15-2024 08-29-2024 04-09-2025
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Price $2695
Special $2195

Price includes

  • Accommodation in 3-star hotels in double rooms.
  • Full board (3 meals a day): breakfast, lunch, dinner. Excluding flight days. Arrival day: dinner; departure day: breakfast.
  • Dinner with folk entertainment in Zakopane.
  • Transfers to/from the airport in Poland.
  • Private coach transportation throughout the entire sightseeing route.
  • Cost of parking, road tolls, and tourist taxes.
  • Local guide in Warsaw.
  • Local guide in Krakow.
  • Local guide in Czestochowa.
  • Assistance of a English-speaking pilot throughout the entire trip.
  • Entrance ticket to the Jasna Gora Museum.
  • Entrance ticket Museum in Auschwitz.
  • Entrance ticket to the Museum in Wadowice.
  • Entrance ticket to the Wieliczka Salt Mine.
  • Entrance ticket to the Warsaw Uprising Museum.
  • Entrance ticket to Wawel Royal Castle.
  • Entrance ticket to the Old Synagogue.
  • Entrance ticket to Kościuszko Mound.
  • Visit to St. Mary’s Basilica.
  • Cable car ride to Kasprowy Wierch.
  • Access to the hotel’s thermal baths in Zakopane.
  • Audio systems at sightseeing points where required.

The price does not include

  • Cost of international airline tickets.
  • Meals other than those specified in the services.
  • Standard tips and personal expenses.
  • Compensation for loss or damage of personal baggage.
  • Travel insurance.

“Southern Poland” features beautiful mountain landscapes, the extraordinary salt mine in Wieliczka, and a history connected to Wawel and Polish kings, as well as the Holocaust in Auschwitz.

Culture and history

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Travel itinerary

1.day

Flight to Warsaw

We will begin our adventure in Poland with passport and baggage check-in, followed by a flight to Warsaw, the capital of Poland.

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2.day

Warsaw

After arriving in Warsaw, we will embark on a tour of the Old Town with a local guide. During the walk, we’ll explore landmarks such as the Barbican, Market Square, Cathedral, Castle Square, Krakowskie Przedmieście, and Piłsudski Square.

Following the tour, we’ll proceed to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

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3.day

Warsaw

After breakfast, we will visit the Presidential Palace (if possible) or explore the interiors of the Royal Castle. After lunch we’ll visit the Warsaw Uprising Museum and Łazienki Królewskie.

Return to the hotel for dinner and an overnight stay.

4.day

Czestochowa, Zakopane

After breakfast, we will visit Częstochowa and the Pauline Monastery housing the miraculous image of Our Lady of Częstochowa (the Black Madonna). At noon, we’ll witness the covering of the image. After lunch, we’ll proceed to Zakopane.

Dinner and the opportunity to enjoy the hotel’s thermal baths.

Overnight stay in Zakopane.

5.day

Zakopane

After breakfast, we’ll use the cable car to Kasprowy Wierch. In the afternoon, we’ll explore the center of Zakopane with a guide, followed by free time on Krupówki Street.

In the evening, dinner will be served at a local inn with a folklore show. There will be an opportunity to enjoy the hotel’s thermal baths in the evening.

Overnight stay in Zakopane.

6.day

Wadowice, Krakow

After breakfast, we will travel to Wadowice and visit the Museum of the Family Home of John Paul II. Lunch will include a taste of the famous Wadowice cream cakes.

Next, we’ll proceed to Krakow, where our exploration will begin at Wawel Castle. We will tour the royal chambers, and an additional attraction will be the cave formed by the waters of the Vistula River known as the Dragon’s Den, associated with the legend of the Wawel Dragon.

The bishop’s palace on Franciszkańska Street, featuring the famous “Papal Window,” is recognizable worldwide. We’ll then move to the Old Town with the renowned market square, Cloth Hall, and St. Mary’s Church.

We’ll proceed to the Old Town with the Cloth Hall and the Town Hall Tower, entering St. Mary’s Church. Free time will be provided.

Dinner and overnight stay in Krakow.

7.day

Auschwitz, Krakow

After breakfast, we will visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial Museum and the former Auschwitz I concentration camp. We will also see the Auschwitz II-Birkenau extermination camp, where the Nazis murdered over a million people in gas chambers.

After lunch, we will return to Krakow and visit the most famous Polish mound – the Kosciuszko Mound.

During the day, there will be a city game. Free time and dinner.

Return to the hotel for overnight stay.

8.day

Wieliczka, Krakow

Today we will discover the treasures that Poland holds. We’ll visit Wieliczka to explore the historic salt mine. The underground corridors, chambers, and chapels carved in stone salt attract over a million tourists from around the world each year.

After lunch, we will return to Krakow and visit the Kazimierz district and explore the Museum in the Old Synagogue.

Dinner and overnight stay in Krakow.

9.day

Departure from Krakow

After breakfast and farewell to the group, we will proceed to the airport for the return flight.

We invite you to explore other offers from Rek Travel Adventure, such as for example trip to Greece.

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The company is not responsible for any loss of customer's property due to burglary, theft, loss, etc. We also do not assume responsibility for any losses incurred by the customer in motels. Rek Travel reserves the right to change the itinerary due to circumstances beyond its control. The customer is obliged to comply with the tour regulations. Tour participants are insured according to the requirements of the US Department of Transportation for a total amount of $500,000 (insurance policy available upon request). Participants may opt for additional insurance coverage for hospital and outpatient treatment of illnesses acquired during the tour, as well as accidents in visited facilities (further information available at the office) for an additional fee.

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