Besides the silver mines, Potosí also has a beautiful colonial centre! Take a guided tour through the historic city.
Potosí is a very special city; located at an altitude of 4,100 m it is one of the highest cities in the world and it is also one of the three colonial cities of Bolivia.
Potosí was during her heyday the largest and richest city in South America and the main supplier of silver at the Spanish court. You can do a tour to the Cerro Rico mines to see the miners at work.
Although the city has a sad image for many because of its past, Potosí has a very nice centre with beautiful buildings including churches, monasteries and various museums. During a city tour you can see a lot of them.
In the area of Potosí you can hike to hot springs or go on a trekking.
Visit the colonial town centre and La Casa de la Moneda Museum and taste Kalaphurka soup at the local market.
You will be very impressed by meeting the miners in their world, working in the famous silver mine in Potosí.
A combination of the city tour through the beautiful colonial centre and a visit to the impressive silver mines.
Trip to a crater lake, a lagoon and swimming in thermal baths, surrounded by cacti and mountains.
Enjoy the typical Altiplano landscape and its flora and fauna on this trek in the Potosí mountain range called Kari Kari.
Hiking past villages and aqueducts, sublime views from the Apacheta and spending the night with a local family.