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24 Apr 2018
“Sewell - VTS”
13 Dec 2017
“Very Cool”
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VTS enjoy travel invites you to visit Sewell, the legendary mining camp located in the Andes Mountains at 150 km from Santiago and with more than 100 years of history. It served as bedroom for the miners of El Teniente and it was declared by UNESCO...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Rancagua 2851498, Chile
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

It is way more than a mining town, and really worth to visit! The tour was absolutely well organized, our guide was amazing, and translated everything to english... oh, and the late-lunch was great too!! :)

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1  Thank campzsu
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Was awesome, i liked! Beautiful landscapes, the guide was very cool! I loved the service the company VTS!! Every Nice!!

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Reviewed 8 February 2017

We would have liked to be able to walk around and explore more, we felt a little restricted on the tour

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Thank Mbcostantino
Reviewed 25 January 2017

As we were in Santiago only for two days we had limited options to visit Sewell. VTS had no tours on Sundays or Mondays and it took me ages to find an alternative option. However, in the end a helpful TA member suggested I get...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Surely I regret taking this long for joining the tour , the landscape and the mining facilities as well as the town itself were really cool. Bring a jacket.

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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Did I mention translation? As in Spanish to English per the promo? As the only English speaking tourists on the tour we all but ignored by the guide who after speaking for five minutes in Spanish and then would say “That was the old school”....More

Thank PaulNZ
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Sewell was fascinating. It is a preserved part of a shared history where US and Chilean cultures met and created something mostly positive. The tour dealt a lot with the economic opportunity it gave to the employees and miners, the stratification of the society and...More

Thank HolliFam
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We booked our tour through the VTS travel agency. We requested for an English tour and were promised one. On the day of the tour we had a guide who did not speak a single word in english. We called the agent Jaime from VTS...More

1  Thank DivyaRa0
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Sewell is a former copper mining village in the Andes near Rancagua, Chile. Built by the American mine-owning company (whose name escapes me), it grew to be a community of around 15,000 before the then president Salvador Allende completed the buy-out and rehoused the workers...More

1  Thank MilesCF
Reviewed 7 November 2015

Yeah, I agree with the last guy, Stefan. I was forced to take a tour with these guys because they are the only company who are allowed to take people there. The tour company is called VTS and they assured me that they would have...More

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Hi William, we have regular tours on Weekends! Greetings!!
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William L
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Hi William, there are Tours on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Greetings.
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