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Customer Travel Tips for Potosi

69% Avg. city rating Rated by 43 customers

Activities / excursions 77%

Restaurants / eating out 62%

Shopping 56%

Chilling out / relaxing 69%

Getting around / public transport 73%

Sightseeing 73%

Culture 79%

Nightlife / partying 52%

Value for money 76%

Customer Travel Tips for Potosi

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60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 20%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


19 Feb 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Go around and try differnt food :)

Liked: The microbuses and the food

Disliked: Its very loud and hectoc

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 40%
60% Avg. rating


03 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Just for a few days of relaxing.

Liked: Friendly people.

Disliked: Not much to see or to do in Potosi.

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
64% Avg. rating


27 May 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Visit the mines with Big Deal!

Liked: Visiting the mines

Disliked: Nothing

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
67% Avg. rating


15 May 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Get acclimatised to the altitude before doing any strenuous trips

Liked: As above

Disliked: Long distance to bus station.

33% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 20%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 20%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 20%
33% Avg. rating


09 Mar 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: stay only 1 night there.

Liked: There is not much to see.

Disliked: mines

58% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
58% Avg. rating


06 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Stay 1 night

Liked: Mine tour

Disliked: Weather

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
96% Avg. rating


27 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: The better your command of the Spanish language the more opportunities there are for experiencing the full breadth of the Bolivian culture.

Liked: The culture and activities it offered. The food was amazing.

Disliked: Not really, potosi really surprised me

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


01 Nov 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Give yourself plenty of time to adjust to the altitude! The Koala Cafe in town is a great place to eat or stop for coffee.

Liked: Very interesting, slow-paced place with enough things to fill a couple of days on the way to/from the Salt Flats and/or Sucre.

Disliked: No

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


21 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Mine tours! Well worth it

Liked: Beatiful city set in the rugged mountains. The mine tours offer a interesting and shocking insight into life in this old colonial city.

Disliked: Nothing major

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


17 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Family Holiday Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Go via Tarija and do the four day jeep tour with La Torre to Salar De Uyuni - fantastic!

Liked: Friendly people

Disliked: No

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
87% Avg. rating


23 May 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: When you want ti have a few days off with culture and nice buldings, go to Potosí

Liked: Cultural City

Disliked: The Mines....

62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
62% Avg. rating


20 May 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: -

Liked: -

Disliked: -

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


05 May 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Do the mine tour with Big Deal Tours. They were awesome and Pedro is a legend! They are all ex miners and give areal insight into the work. They also took us to Macha for Fiesta de la Cruz which was one of the most amazing days of our trip !

Liked: Cool place with a good vibe. Faded colonial grandeur mixed with working class mining makes it a very interesting city to visit. We enjoyed it a lot.

Disliked: Not really

44% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 20%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
44% Avg. rating


03 Mar 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Get in, do the mine tour if that is why you are going, and leave!!

Liked: Nothing really! Not a very nice feeling town!!

Disliked: Not a good feeling. Dirty.

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
69% Avg. rating


17 Dec 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Don't join the tour from the hostel. You ended up wasting 2hours waiting... Really didn't worth it!

Liked: Just for Cerro Rico mining tour, I went to potosi.

Disliked: The hostel I stayed!!!!!

49% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
49% Avg. rating


05 Dec 2013

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Good place for a short stop over but not much in the way of things to do or restaurants/cafés etc

Liked: Amazing buildings and churches. People seem very friendly

Disliked: Not an amazing atmosphere, probably good if you are going on a mining tour otherwise there is not much else to do here other than site see

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


04 Dec 2013

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: -

Liked: History

Disliked: Pollution

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


22 Nov 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Mining tour, amazing and friendly people try your best to speak to miners in Spanish and you will hear some scary fascinating stories

Liked: Much better than Sucre stay here for a few days instead Sucre is a one night place

Disliked: Traffic is mental so stay on the pavement

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
91% Avg. rating


27 Oct 2013

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: dont miss the money museum

Liked: money museum, mine tour

Disliked: no

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 60%
78% Avg. rating


26 Oct 2013

Customer Travel Tip: be prepared for both hot days and cold nights. And be prepared for difficulty breathing at high altitude

Liked: culture, Casa de la Moneda, historic architecture

Disliked: High altitude makes breathing difficult, especially for first couple of days

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69% Avg. city rating Rated by 43 customers

Activities / excursions 77%

Restaurants / eating out 62%

Shopping 56%

Chilling out / relaxing 69%

Getting around / public transport 73%

Sightseeing 73%

Culture 79%

Nightlife / partying 52%

Value for money 76%

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