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Address: San Pedro de Atacama, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
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4-Day Atacama Desert Tour: Moon Valley, Geysers del Tatio and...

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No words can describe the beauty of this place. It's high so be aware of the discomfort and take some coca leaves to chew and plan this tour to the last days of your trip if you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

No words can describe the beauty of this place. It's high so be aware of the discomfort and take some coca leaves to chew and plan this tour to the last days of your trip if you leave on the sea level like me.

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New Delhi, India
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Incredible views, better than what I saw in Salar Atacama. The view at the end of the small hike when you sit next to the lagoon is brilliant and if you go with a tour you will end up eating lunch here so get good time to spend there. The rock formations are pretty cool and make for some nice... More 

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Dwight, Canada
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110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

We went to the Salar de Tara with the tour company Maxim Experience. Although I can not recommend using this company, I do recommend you visit this area. We climbed to an altitude of 4800 metres. Some people were sick from altitude sickness. We were told to drink 3 litres of water the day before to hydrate your body. We... More 

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Bowmar, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

This tour was exhausting but exceptional. The desert is dramatic and extreme, and the sight of the Flamenco Reserva after hours of desert travel is incredible.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We had a fantastic guide Philipe, who was definitely a maverick. He picked up 12 of us in a 4x4 van and off we went. We stopped on the way to gentle expose us to the altitude and enjoy some french bread and jam for breakfast. Delicious and very welcome after the usual poor bread you get. We then went... More 

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Edmonton, Alberta
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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We took a tour with el relinchio tours tiday. Our guide was Alex Briones Vargas, who was an excellent guide in my opinion. We had a group of 4, 2 English and 2 Spanish. We were quite satisfied that all the important details got relayed in both languages. Alex also does private guided trips, by the way, and he is... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Such beautiful colors with the mountains in the background. Loved seeing all of the Flamingos too. The trip to Tara was a bit "hairly" through the sand. But we made it with an excellent driver!

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Munich, Germany
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We did the full day tour with them from San Pedro. Our guide Oscar Vasquez was fluent in English and Spanish. He answered our 1000 questions from geology to history of this part of Chile with a smile. If you need an english spoken guide in San Pedro I can can only recommend him. Oscarenglishguide@hotmail.com The tour was absolutely stunning... More 

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São Paulo
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Salar de Tara is simply the most beautiful visited part of Atacama Desert. You ought to go there with an experienced driver and guide, it is in the middle of nothing and outside of the main roads. You can see volcanic rocks, a beautiful lake with flamincos and the Tara Salt Flat sorrounded by volcanos. Be ready for a 2-hours-waling,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

You have to take a 4x4 or an agency because it can get really extreme. You have to follow some marks on the dirt and sand and after 2 hours you will get at an improbable lagoon, salar and nature at 4200m. Don´t loose this opportunity!

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