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Not for the faint hearted

This tour we did showed us how the miners of today are still working in very dangerous and extreme... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2016
Martyn S
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Sturminster Newton, United Kingdom
Good guide equals good experience

We had a good guide who explained well the operation of the mine before the visit and as we walked... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2015
Chris L
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Niles, Michigan
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9 Jul 2018
“They sold us a tour tof a place we couldn't enter in !”
6 Jun 2018
“Scary but awesome”
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Travel and Tourism Agency in Potosi.
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Calle Quijarro Nro 12 (a lado de la Casa de Moneda), Potosi, Bolivia
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+(591)62 23600
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

We asked silver tours if it was possible to visit "El ojo del Inca ". They said yes, only with a guide. We went there but it was forbidden to walk to this place... since one year! The guide explain us it was because a...More

Thank marina072018
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

There are more than 250 mines in Potosí make sure you visit an active one not a tourist one which Silver Tours does. We went for 100 bolivianos, I think you can go for cheaper but we were extremely pleased with the tour. We were...More

1  Thank Daniel C
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

The tour with silver mines agency was very good. It was a half day tour. The guide was amazing, she really knows her way inside there, and knows everybody. Its a very intense experiencie but really worth it! We went inside an active mine, with...More

Thank Rita P
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We booked a 2hour tour. It all looked very professional, we got our equipment like clothing, helmet, boots and flashlight. And they spoke English. But that's all... we met our guido Jose.. it was 4PM when we started our tour and the guide was drunk,...More

Thank Tessasalentijn
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This tour we did showed us how the miners of today are still working in very dangerous and extreme conditions, meeting the working miners and leaving gifts for them and thier religion after buying the stuff at the miners market. Be careful this is a...More

Thank Martyn S
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This tour is great. It takes about three and half hours to do. You get all the equipment you'll need to wear plus an English speaking guide who has worked in the mines. We did the tour on a Saturday so not that many miners...More

Thank Carmex7254
Reviewed 30 August 2015

We had a good guide who explained well the operation of the mine before the visit and as we walked through. He also discussed history of how this mine has supplied silver to first Spain and now Bolivia and the rest of the world. But...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Bad experience for the mine tour. The guide was not really good, and the agency didn't warned that there was no minors in the mine that day. Which remove all the interest of the visit.

Thank sch0liv
Reviewed 29 September 2014 via mobile

The friendly Mr. Freddy "Silver" booket us on a 3 day tour to the salar de uyuni. Unfortunately Silver Tours use an agency called Christal Tours in uyuni. The views and sights where fantastic, but the accommodation was not less than terrible! The driver was...More

1  Thank Jan D
Reviewed 13 May 2014 via mobile

Who would think you could buy dynamite, alcohol and coca leaves all over the the counter at once.... In this case we did as a gift for the miners before we entered the mine (cost about 20 bob and was much appreciated by the miners)....More

Thank Malachy B
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