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“chilli”(7 reviews)
“copper mine”(4 reviews)
“jaw dropping”(2 reviews)
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Machali, Chile
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sewell is a mining town full of history. This town is located at the Andes mountains, in the 6th region of Chile and is more than a hundred years old. It was built to make the life easier to the families who had a member...More

Thank Trinidad Maria G
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The town itself is very cool and the guides give you a very good a robust history of the town. It was expensive however and I didn’t really know if it was worth it for just a day trip there.

Thank Henry S
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Great Tour! A must-see!! Very Historical! Full Day with an awesome Lunch! VTS took excellent care of us! Thank you!

Thank 21julie
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I was transferred onto this tour as I had booked direct with the Sewell Fondacion and there weren't enough people. I was worried about VTS because of some of the earlier reviews, but the tour went way beyond my expectations, and Barbara, the guide, could...More

1  Thank atraveller65
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Sewell takes you back in time to the first copper mine in Chile and the largest one in the world. And it is still operational. The scenery is jaw dropping. A must see sight a couple of hours away from Santiago

2  Thank manuelaE3038WG
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Incredible visit of he biggest mine in activity in the world. Full day tour, starts at 8:30 in Santiago and back late afternoon.

Thank Nick S
Reviewed 17 December 2016

This tour starts in Santiago where passengers are picked up for the long bus ride to the mine location. One hour later, we were joined by tour guide, Marco Ramirez, a former miner. As we entered the facility, we were transported into the past to...More

1  Thank Richard M
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

It's a long tour bus ride from Santiago, but jaw-droppingly astonishing. A unique experience and an incredible 'alien' sight.

1  Thank Emyr1
Reviewed 3 November 2016

A cold but pleasant breeze will welcome you to a place full of history, memories and culture. It is normal to feel overwhelmed, time stopped here, creating an atmosphere of time travel that will make you feel nostalgia and curiosity, a World Heritage Destination that...More

Thank DannyAguilera
Reviewed 25 July 2016

There are less information of how to get there, so I'm sharing the one I did and hope it helps anyone who intend to go. First, there's no direct bus from Santiago and you're permitted to get in on your one car. The easiest way...More

8  Thank Seahorse_Rider
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