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Birkenau & Monowitz Self-Guided Tour
Activities in Krakow

Birkenau & Monowitz Self-Guided Tour

  • 6 hours 30 minutes

Visit two of the main camps of Auschwitz on this self-guided tour to Birkenau and Monowitz which includes entrance fees and return transport from Krakow.

Birkenau & Monowitz Self-Guided Tour

A day of reflection awaits you on this excursion to Birkenau and Monowitz, two of the main camps of Auschwitz. We'll meet up at 9:35 am on Straszewskiego Street in Krakow, where we'll board the bus to Auschwitz-Birkenau. The journey will take about one hour.

Having arrived at the extermination camp, also known as Auschwitz II, you'll be left to visit the memorial at your own pace. You'll have two and a half hours to tour the camp where so many people were murdered, learning about the horrific crimes that took place here as you see the barracks and the the remains of gas chambers and cremation ovens.

After visiting Birkenau, we'll head back to the bus for the drive over to Auschwitz III, or the Monowitz concentration camp, where prisoners were sent for forced labour. You'll have time here to contemplate the sculptures at the Fountain of Tears.

At 2:45 pm we'll return to the bus for the journey back to Krakow, where you'll be dropped back off at around 4 pm.

Required documents

On the day of your excursion, you must bring your valid passport or ID document.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.


Adults Children under 2 years old
US$ 33.50
  • Adults

    US$ 33.50
  • Children under 2 years old


More Information


6 hours 30 minutes.


Transport by bus or minibus, depending on the size of the group.

Entry to Birkenau camp.

Entry to Auschwitz III Monowitz.

Map of the concentration camp and leaflet in English.

Entry to the Fountain of Tears.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the previous day (9:35 am) if there are still places available.

Digital voucher

We will send you a voucher that you can show on your phone to take part in the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

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No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 33.50
No hidden fees or surcharges


Non refundable. You may not cancel this activity.

Meeting point

Straszewskiego 17.