Prahova Salt Mine and Muddy Volcanoes Private Day Trip from Bucharest

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What To Expect

Visit the largest salt mine in Europe and walk in a selenar landscape formed by muddy volcanoes in this day trip from Bucharest!


  • Journey to Prahova County and visit the unique Salt Mine

  • Experience the Salt Mine's pure air and its healing effects

  • See the mini mud volcanoes erupt up close

  • Appreciate the moon-like geological features of the mud volcanoes' area


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After pick up from you hotel, we depart the city of Bucharest and proceed for our journey to the Prahova County.

Our first stop is at Salina Veche also known as the Prahova Salt Mine.

Next we proceed to the Muddy Volcanoes, a selenar landscape that would make you feel like you're walking on the moon or mars due to its geological structure.

Prahova Salt Mine

Also known as the Salina Veche, it is located in Slanic, Prahova County about 100 kilometers north of Bucharest. The mine is made up of two levels named Mihai and Unirea. The mine itself is non operational but visitors come here for its supposed healing effects because of the purity of the air. One area is closed specifically for lung cancer patients where they can come down and rest.

Muddy Volcanoes

The volcanoes are a geological and botanical reserve located in the Buzau County. Shaped by eruption of mud and natural gases, the mini mud volcanoes stand at a few meters high. Its unique geological features of the area makes it look like you've landed on the moon. This fascinating natural occurrence is a must see.


  • English-speaking guide

  • Transportation in car or minivan


  • Entrance fee to Prahova Salt Mine (approximately 5.00 EUR)

  • Entrance fee to Muddy Volcanoes (approximately 2.00 EUR)

  • Photo and video fees at Prahova Salt Mine and Muddy Volcanoes

  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Tour is approximately 10 to 11 hours long.

  • Entrance fees to Prahova Salt Mine and Muddy Volcanoes is 5.00 EUR and 2.00 EUR respectively at the time of publishing and are subject to change without prior notice.

Cancellation Policy

  • 25% Cancellation Fee (75% reimbursement): 46 days prior to date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 16 to 45 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 15 days or less prior to date of activity.

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