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Potosi Tours

A tour of Potosi will captivate any visitor with its unique façade, geographic setting, and rich history. High in the solitude of the Andes lies the remarkable Bolivian city of Potosi. Its fame came during the 16th century when the discovery of the largest silver lodes in the world captured the Spaniards’ attention. The city, constructed in a hybrid Baroque-Indigenous style, has conserved the entire silver production chain from the mining process, reservoirs, dams, aqueducts, and kilns. Combine a tour of Potosi with one to the Uyuni Salt Flats in Bolivia. It’s easier than ever to travel between these locales with a paved highway that cuts travel time down to 2.5 hours. After exploring the salt flats, you could also check out the Atacama Desert in Chile, or continue north to La Paz. Contact us if you are interested in visiting Potosi on your Bolivia tour, and we can arrange a custom tour of the silver mine itself.

Update: Bolivia Covid-19 Travel – Bolivia is open for travel again!
Bolivia has reopened to tourists and we’re delighted to be planning trips again.

Entry requirements:
A PCR test showing a negative Covid-19 result issued a maximum of 3 to 10 days before arrival in Bolivia is required. The number of days allowed varies according on the country you are arriving from.
A health declaration must be presented on arrival in Bolivia
See full details at IATA Travel Centre
Flights:
Many international flights have resumed, including from the USA, Europe and neighboring countries
Many domestic flights are operating. Flights to and from Uyuni currently can be booked from late March 2021 onwards. Uyuni can also be reached by road or rail.
Local laws:
Overnight curfews are in place in some areas of the country
Updated Dec 11, 2020

Elsewhere in South America

Country Open without quarantine? Covid-19 test required before travel?
Brazil Yes Yes (PCR)
Colombia Yes Yes (PCR)
Ecuador Yes Yes (PCR)
Bolivia Yes Yes (PCR)
Paraguay Yes Yes (PCR or LAMP)
Guyana Yes Yes (PCR)
Peru 14 day quarantine in place until Jan 31, 2021. Yes (PCR or antigen)
Chile Open to travelers though 10 day quarantine currently required. Yes (PCR)
Argentina Currently not open to most travelers until Jan 31, 2021. Yes (and again on arrival)
Uruguay No Yes (PCR)
Venezuela No
Suriname No
French Guiana No
Falklands No
Updated Jan 4, 2021
See IATA Travel Centre for more detail

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