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Salt Mine Day Trip from Bucharest

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    This trip is your chance to discover two extraordinary places in Europe: Slanic Prahova Salt Mine and The Salt Mountain. Slanic Prahova is an all-season spa resort, famous for its curative mineral waters, but its main attraction is the spectacular Salt Mine, one of the biggest in Europe and famous for its healing effects. The temperature is constant all year round at 12 degrees C, humidity at 50%, the air composition is rich in sodium ions, at atmospheric pressure of 18-20 mm Mercury column, higher than that on the surface of the ground; the lack of allergenic agents creates a special micro-climate representing a natural means for treating respiratory affections.

    The height of the salt mine hall is of 70 meters and the circuit runs around the enormous pillar supporting the mine. There can be admired the basso-rilievo works depicting some of the most important figures in Romanian history. One can meditate here just like in an enormous cathedral. Inside the Salt Mine, the atmosphere is amazing, you can find a small history museum, a soccer field, and a children's playground. The place is also used for various sports events (athletic competitions and as a training ground for sports teams), a sanatorium for the elderly and the sick or as a scenery for the film industry.

    After visiting the Salt Mine, the tour continues to the Salt Mountain, one of nature’s monuments unique in the world, a national interest protected area. The Mountain covers the area of 20.000 sqm and created as a result of the works carried on inside the salt mountain.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Centrally located hotels & hostels.
    Departure Time
    9:30 AM
    Duration
    7h
    Inclusions
    • Professional guide
    • Hotel pickup (selected hotels only)
    • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • In the Salt Mine is a constant temperature of 12 degrees you will need to bring warm clothes
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    myself and my mum were booked to go on the 27/06/19 but unfortanutily the trip was cancelled, so not very happy that we were unable to see the attraction.
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    Response from Anastasiia B, Public Relations Manager at Salt Mine Day Trip from Bucharest
    Responded Jun. 25, 2019
    Dear Donna, Please, accept our apologies for not organising the tour. As we have informed you on the way to the salt mine are some traffic restrictions, which would greatly complicate and prolong the driving time and since you were not able to reschedule, we were forced to cancel the trip. We hope you have enjoyed your stay in Romania despite the cancellation. Kind regards,
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    I took this Salt Mine Tour offered by Mr. Tripp during my vacation to Romania back in March. This Salt Mine (Slanic Prahova) is simply amazing! I could not believe my eyes that the entire place was made from salt. Photos do not do this place justice. You have to see it in person
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    About the operator

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    By: Mr. Tripp
    1,006 reviews
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    redangel1993
    10
    Nice experience, a bit overpriced.
    It was good. A bit overpriced if you consider the price includes: Entrance on 2 castles, Tour guide with personal
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    ginao889
    10
    Excellent Tour
    Beautiful culture tour with our guide, Vlad, who is a very friendly font of information about Romanian history! I
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    PauloS3719
    20
    Great tour
    Everything was according to described. Castle of Peles is definitely the highlight of the tour. Don’t miss taking
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    807tamerl
    10
    Day trip To Ruse - Bulgaria
    Excellent company with excellent customer service and staff. really enjoyed my trip to Ruse. Daniel is an amazing
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    roshnrachel
    7417
    Day trip to Dracula’s castle from Bucharest.
    Very well organised Group up to 12 English speaking Used headphones at 3 destinations Didn’t feel rushed. About
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    roxanati
    Birmingham, United Kingdom
    73
    Great trip
    We really enjoyed our Transylvania trip! Thanks to our amazing guide, Roxana we got to learn so much about the
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    RobinH81
    Tampa, Florida
    9140
    Well worth your time
    Of course it's impossible to really experience all of Transylvania in just one day, but if you have limited time
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    Gayan S
    Lucca, Italy
    7716
    Excellent
    Excellent trip to Peles castle, bran(Dracula) castle and Braşov city. Guide was very good and the driver! I was
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    Judy M
    Clinton, New Jersey
    13223
    Lovely Countryside
    Our goal was to visit the castle but the drive to the castle was so lovely. We passed Roma camps and shepherds
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    WorldTravelAddicts
    California
    136
    Worth the Long Day
    This day trip was a real treat! We weren’t sure about taking a tour with such a long duration but it was not
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    rhyd78
    Cardiff, United Kingdom
    228108
    Very good but be prepared for a long day!
    Excellent tour. Saw everything that I expected and both Peles and Bran Castles were fantastic. The journey itself
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    875demetg
    20
    Nice trip
    It was well organized trip. It covered the main monuments that worths seeing i the wonderful city of bucharest.
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    875demetg
    20
    Very nice trip
    It was a nice trip with a wonderful guide. The only problem was the traffic on the way back to city.
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    hoodz92
    20
    Most of day spend on bus
    The castles are beautiful as is Brasov however the traffic is just unbearable. It took about 2 hours to get Peles
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    776list
    Bolingbrook, Illinois
    50
    Peles, Dracula’s Castle & Braşov
    The tour was great from the pick up, drop off and our guide. The tour lasts about 12 hours. The agency has a fast
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