Ice Caves, Waterfalls, and Salt Mines Private Tour from Salzburg

Ice Caves, Waterfalls, and Salt Mines Private Tour from Salzburg
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$847.06
Duration: 9 hours
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On this 9-hour day tour, you will enjoy 3 highlights. You will start your day with your private, local guide, and visit to the world’s largest ice caves, the Eisriesenwelt in Werfen. After experiencing this breathtaking natural wonder, your journey will lead you to the Golling waterfalls. In your private group, explore the falls, as they plunge 75 meters down. The thunderous Golling falls are one of the provinces most attractive and romantic natural monuments. On you go, to your next highlight - one of the world’s oldest salt mines the Salzwelten in Hallein.

Meet your private guide, at your Salzburg hotel and get comfortable in a luxury minivan for a 1-hour drive South through the beautiful Salzach Valley and the Alps (Tennengebirge).

On your way up to the ice caves you will stop to admire Hohenwerfen Castle, an iconic hilltop castle used as the backdrop in many films. After you get your tickets for the ice caves (own expense), your guide will walk with you for around 20 minutes to the cable car.
A breathtaking 3 minute cable car ride will lead you and your private group to walk another 20 minutes enjoying beautiful views of the surrounding mountains, to the entrance of the Werfen Ice Caves, a vast underground labyrinth of icy caverns extending more than 26 miles (42 km) through the heart of Hochkogel mountain.

As this is a private tour, you can tailor the pace to your needs. After experiencing this breathtaking natural wonder, journey on to Golling where you will stop near the fascinating late Gothic pilgrimage church of St. Nikolaus, to visit the beautiful Golling waterfalls, the falls plunge 75 meters down two giant steps into the valley below. The thunderous Golling falls are one of the provinces most attractive and romantic natural monuments.

After the visit of the beautiful Golling falls your next visit it to one of the world's oldest salt mines awaits us at Dürrnberg Mountain. The “White Gold” played a very important role in the history of Salzburg and far beyond. It provided almost limitless richness for the prince archbishops to fulfill their urban dreams which are manifested until present days in Salzburg’s baroque magnificence.

Dressing up in traditional miner’s cloths, using a small miner’s train and sliding down smoothly polished wooden slides, you will go down level by level and enter not only the mysteries of a world far inside the mountain. You will also travel back in time for ages. A miner will guide you vividly explaining about the history as well as telling exciting legendary tales like the one of the "Man in the Salt" . A highlight will be the raft trip across the subterranean salt lake. At the end of your journey your guide will bring you back to your Salzburg hotel or any other destination in the city of Salzburg. You will be back in Salzburg around 5pm.

On this 9-hour day tour, you will enjoy 3 highlights. You will start your day with your private, local guide, and visit to the world’s largest ice caves, the Eisriesenwelt in Werfen. After experiencing this breathtaking natural wonder, your journey will lead you to the Golling waterfalls. In your private group, explore the falls, as they plunge 75 meters down. The thunderous Golling falls are one of the provinces most attractive and romantic natural monuments. On you go, to your next highlight - one of the world’s oldest salt mines the Salzwelten in Hallein.