Bucharest to SLANIC PRAHOVA SALT MINE Day Trip by Eddie

Visit the largest salt mine in Europe and the charming Prahova County, a highly customizable private tour by Eddie

After a relaxing and impressive experience inside the largest salt mine in Europe, we could have lunch maybe in a special place and/or visit a monastery, or some other options I will propose to you

This Bucharest to Slanic Prahova Salt Mine day trip is a very good option if you like to visit something unique and impressive, not too far from Bucharest.

Let yourself amazed by this unique place! 

Why with us

  • More time for you - my tours are designed to give the traveler a fair amount of time to really enjoy the attractions included
  • Personal experience - this tour is designed and performed by Eddie, your professional local tour guide
  • Flexibility is the key word - in case of a private tour, one could spend more time on what interests you most and less for the rest
  • Unicity - we could (if possible and desired) add one tour component and  remove the other - even ongoing -  for a full customized experience 
  • Small Group Tour - usually my groups are up to 7 people but if your group is larger we'll still have fun

Pricing for Bucharest to Slanic Prahova Salt Mine Day Trip by Eddie 

If you book and do your tour anywhere between May 25th and up to June 10th 2023!

  • Private groups of 1-2 people (price per group)

    SPECIAL PRICE: 60 euro/person + 60 euro/person = 120 euro (for a group of 2 persons); 120 euro for a group of 1 person | STANDARD PRICE: 75 euro/person + 75 euro/person = 150 euro (for a group of 2 persons) ; 150 euro for a group of 1 person

  • Private groups of 3 people (price per person)

    SPECIAL PRICE: 60 euro/person | STANDARD PRICE: 75 euro/person

  • Private groups of 4-7 people (price per person)

    65 euro per person

  • Private groups of 8 or more people (price per person)

    55 euro per person

Highlights - Bucharest to Slanic Prahova Salt Mine Day Trip by Eddie

  • Slanic Prahova Salt Mine - the largest salt mine in Europe
  • Prahova County - charming Romanian countryside
  • Lunch - could be in a special place if desired 
  • The Salt Museum - if desired and available
  • Other attractions - if desired, possible and available

Salt Mine Access Tunnel

Prahova Salt Mine

"Unirea" Salt Mine, Slanic Prahova


prahova salt mine

One could feel here as being child again

Tour Details

  • Tour type

    Full Day Private Tour

  • Tour availability

    The tour runs all year round, Wednesday to Sunday. Please check for availability via email or WhatsApp/Mobile phone

  • Language

    This tour is held in English. However, I can help a bit the Italian tourists with my basic level of Italian language (parlo un po' di italiano)

  • Starting time

    08:00 a.m.

  • Tour duration

    7 hours. This may vary depending on road and traffic conditions, how much time we will spend for lunch and possible other attractions, or any unexpected reason

  • Tour lenght

    Approx. 250 km round trip

  • Pick-up and Drop-off

    At you hotel or place in Bucharest

  • Tour payment

    At the moment we accept cash payment only. You are going to pay the tour price listed on this page (we do not apply any other additional charges) in the day of your tour, before the end of the tour

  • What's included

    Pick-up and drop-off (at your hotel or place in Bucharest) | Tour guidance - by Eddie - certified national tour guide | Transportation by AC car - for 1-3 persons (my 2021 Dacia Logan or similar - in the case of groups of 3 people, in order to have maximum comfort, one person could sit in front and the other two in the back seats) / 8-seater van for 4-7 persons/ bus for more than 7 persons (including driver, fuel, road tax, parking fees, etc.) – is offered as a FREE of charge service | Stop for Slanic Prahova Salt Mine, interior tour (entrance fee not included) | Stop for lunch - if desired | Stop for The Salt Museum - if desired, possible and available | Stop for some extra attraction - if possible, desired and available

  • Not included

    Any entrance fees: Salt Mine - 45 lei (9 euro) per adult | Food and drinks | Souvenirs | Personal expenses

Transportation - 1 to 3 persons using my 2021 Dacia Logan Comfort; for more than 3 persons we use minibus / bus


Itinerary -  Bucharest to Slanic Prahova Salt Mine Day Trip by Eddie

Our tour starts early in the morning, in order to avoid Bucharest rush hour traffic. We head north toward Ploiesti and then Slanic Prahova.

First stop is for "Unirea Salt Mine" in Slanic Prahova. 

After spending about 2 hours inside the salt mine we could have lunch (could be in a special place) or you could decide to do something else.

Next we could decide to visit or not some interesting places like The Salt Museum or some other.

Our tour ends in Bucharest after a full beautiful day.

For private tours - by request - we could skip (ongoing) some of the tour components in order to have more time for others. Also,  we could have a different tour configuration, based on a prior request.

Good things to know before you book 

  • Prahova Salt Mine is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.
  • This tour includes components that are not suitable for persons having walking disabilities or health problems. 

The temperature inside the mine is around 12 degrees Celsius so please wear appropriate clothing!

Due to the height difference of 208 meters between the underground and the surface, the atmospheric pressure in the mine has higher values ​​than on the surface. Caution for hypertensive people, if you don't feel well, don't enter the mine!

The access route goes through galleries with a reduced section. Attention those with claustrophobia! If you have a panic attack, urgently ask to come out to the surface!

On the access roads there are small bumps (thresholds), slippery surfaces that can cause falls due to imbalance, obstruction, sliding, there may be slopes/ramps with a high inclination. Please walk carefully!

Do not smoke or use an open flame underground!

The access to the underground with alcoholic beverages or under their influence is prohibited!

  • Due to the traffic conditions or other reasons we cannot guarantee the return hour or the total number of hours agreed for this tour.
  • During weekend time and official holidays, usually the traffic level is higher and our tour could last more hours than specified.
  • We reserve the right to refuse or unilaterally cancel any tour/service/product you want to book or you booked with us, for any reason. You will be notified via your email address/phone number regarding this issue at least 24 hours before your tour date or as soon as possible. In this case you may ask us to try to change the desired tour date or to change the tour, if possible. If you did pay any amount of money for the refused/cancelled service, and you are not interested in changing your tour date or your tour, you will be refunded. We are not liable for any losses or expenses caused by the issues above.
  • Eddex Travel cannot be held responsible/liable if during our tour we find any site closed without a prior notice or we can't arrive in time to visit the attractions of the tour and also we cannot be made responsible/liable for any reason from the moment you arrive
  • Transportation – by AC car - for 1-3 persons (my 2021 Dacia Logan or similar)/ 8-seater van for 4-8 persons/ bus for more than 8 persons (including driver, fuel, road tax, parking fees, etc.) is FREE of charge, you are going to pay for the tour guidance only.
  • Please Note: Eddex Travel Company or the individuals involved in this tour can not cover any travel risks by a travel insurance or in any other way. Given the fact that travelling involves always some risks, we strongly recommend you to have a valid travel insurance to cover any potential risks, such as and not limited to: any unpleasant event, accident or even death, taking place during this tour. Eddex Travel Company or the individuals involved in this tour can not be held responsible/liable for any consequences, regardless of whose fault generated the consequences

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