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San Jose Mine provided by Tangara Expediciones Travel and Adventure

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San Jose Mine

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The San Jose mine is currently in operation, dating from the time of the 1800s, we can meet and share with the mining workers and enter the depths of the mine, share, meet the famous uncle of the mine the protector of the miners, perform the traditional acullicu and meet different mining sites. also at the end of the tour, we can know the famous monument to the Virgin of Socavon erected in lomas alto del cerro and where it is possible to appreciate the city of Oruro in all its magnitude.
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    TANGARA EXPEDICIONES Travel and Adventure
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    Las Mina de San Jose
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    We pick you up from the meeting point, we go to the San Jose mine located about 15 minutes from the city center, it is currently in charge of the multiactive mining cooperative, there are mining workers waiting for us, who give us the indications of the route, the approximate duration of the mining tour is 3 hours contemplates visiting the uncle of the mine, making the traditional acullicu and touring mining sites in which you can observe the mining exploitation they perform in the place. Once this tour is finished we go to the monument of the Virgin of the Socavon located in one of the highest points of Oruro.
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  • You'll end at
    TANGARA EXPEDICIONES Travel and Adventure
    Oruro, Bolivia
    Interior Galeria Caceres, one block from the Castro Square of Padilla
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Departure Point
TANGARA EXPEDICIONES Travel and Adventure, Oruro, Bolivia
3–4 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Private transportation
  • Bottled water
  • Lunch
  • clothing rental to enter the mine: overalls, boots, helmet, flashlight
  • Entry/Admission - Las Mina de San Jose
  • Entry/Admission - Monumento a la Virgen del Socavon
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Key Details
  • Duration: 3–4 hours
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, French, Spanish
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