Potosí has more to offer then the silver mines; its city centre is impressively beautiful! Go on a guided tour to see the historic colonial 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.
See the historic centre of the colonial city Potosí, visit the Museum la Casa de la Moneda and try a bowl of Kalaphurka soup on the local market.
You will be very impressed by meeting the miners in their world, working in the famous silver mine in Potosí.
This is a combination of the tour through the historical and colonial centre of Potosí and a tour to the famous silver mines at the edge of the city.
The ancient bathing place Tapaya Lake dates back to Inca times.
Enjoy the typical Altiplano landscape and it’s flora and fauna during this trek in the Potosí mountain range called Kari Kari.
Visit the Potosí mountain range that by the locals is called the Kari Kari. A stunningly beautiful place formed by volcanic activity over millions of years.