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5 hr

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Have a great experience visiting the mines that are located at the base of the historical Rich Hill of Potosi. Inside, appreciate the system of miners´ work that has not suffered great changes after so much time of exploitation.

Touring the different galleries and interior levels of the mines, visitors can meet some places where the miners built statues that represent to their gods as The Uncle of the Mine (the devil). Visitors also can...
Have a great experience visiting the mines that are located at the base of the historical Rich Hill of Potosi. Inside, appreciate the system of miners´ work that has not suffered great changes after so much time of exploitation.

Touring the different galleries and interior levels of the mines, visitors can meet some places where the miners built statues that represent to their gods as The Uncle of the Mine (the devil). Visitors also can see the mineral veins that are a group of rocks and chemical formations of minerals, chimneys, apart from having an experiential sharing time with the miners and observing the different work methods that they carry out every day.
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Cerro Rico, Aycucho # 19 entre calles Bolívar y Frías, Potosi Bolivia

The mines visited are located at the base of the historical Rich Hill of Potosi. Inside, appreciate the system of miners´ work that has not suffered great changes after so much time of exploitation.

Touring the different galleries and interior levels of the mines, visitors can meet some places where the miners built statues that represent to their gods as The Uncle of the Mine (the devil). Visitors also can see the mineral veins that are a group of rocks and chemical formations of minerals, chimneys, apart from having an experiential sharing time with the miners and observing the different work methods that they carry out every day.


Duration: 5 hours

Important Details

Included
  • Specialized bilingual guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Necessary equipment for the mine tour (helmet, gum boots, trousers, jacket and torch)
  • Transport
  • Entry/Admission - Cerro Rico
Not Included
  • Extra drinks
  • Gifts for miners
  • Transport to Potosí (ask about prices of bus or flight tickets , we have a lot of options)
  • Tips
Departure Point
Ayacucho 11, Villa Imperial de Potosí, Bolivia

Traveler pickup is offered
If your hotel is not near from the central part of the city, the pick up will be in front of the main door of the National House of the Currency.

9:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.