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Big Deal Tours

Bustillos Street 1092, Potosi, Bolivia
+591 6230478
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Amazing and interesting!

My sister and I went on this tour yesterday and we thoroughly enjoyed it. We met at the tour... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
via mobile
Great Company and great tour

Run by ex miners who were funny and i formative. Plus they knew a lot of the miners working and... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
via mobile
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Bustillos Street 1092, Potosi, Bolivia
+591 6230478
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My sister and I went on this tour yesterday and we thoroughly enjoyed it. We met at the tour agency at 1:30 and first went to the miners market. We then went to get jackets, boots, helmets and face masks for the mines. There were...More

Thank katefreuchen
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Run by ex miners who were funny and i formative. Plus they knew a lot of the miners working and stopped to chat to them. Which made the experience even better. Not for people who suffer from claustrophobia.

Thank Macdaddy86
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

An activity which I'm glad I did but would never do again. Great insight into the harsh conditions that thousands of miners work in every day. Cold, dark, damp conditions where the average life expectancy is only 50 years old. I felt claustrophobic and out...More

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We wanted to do a tour with an agency operated by miners. Therefore we went to the office of Big Deal Tours. It was not the cheapest one but, we were not looking for the best price because we had hope that its true that...More

Thank Raephels
Reviewed 16 May 2017

A mine tour in Potosi is a bit of a mixed bag. On the one hand, it's really insightful and educational to see how the miners work and the conditions in the mines. On the other hand, I had mixed feelings about this activity, both...More

Thank segacs
Reviewed 3 May 2017

The guides appear very knowledgeable and in touch with the mine and the miners themselves. There was a good rapport between the guide and the impressive individuals to whom mining is a job. The guides and there assistants were friendly all tour long and were...More

1  Thank Tommy B
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The tour is impressive - due to the mine itself. Our tourguide was quite pushy pointing out that we have to be faster most of the time. Being in the mines I would have wished for more time to get used to the surrounding. The...More

Thank Susanne W
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

A real insight into the life of the miners, through the eyes of a former miner. We were so impressed with this tour, and would recommend Big Deal Tours to anyone. Get ready for a proper adventure!

Thank katesonhokiday
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

This is not a typical tour in a lot of ways: you see a lot of human suffering, you get dirty, you quietly fear for your life, and you do shots of nearly pure alcohol. You need to know what you are in for, but...More

Thank Chester H
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We had an awesome experience touring the mines with Pedro, of Big Deal Tours. He's friends with everyone you meet along the way, and there's a good reason for that: he's very friendly and knowledgeable about both the positives and negatives of mining as a...More

Thank DCtoAnywhere2014
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