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Geyser del Tatio

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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Nice wildlife sighting on the way back from the geysers. Highly recommended. You'll see vizcachas and lots and lots of vicunas.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Nice wildlife sighting on the way back from the geysers. Highly recommended. You'll see vizcachas and lots and lots of vicunas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Our journey started very early from our hotel. It was still dark when the comfortable wagon of Acamarachi tours picked us up. The journey is short but full of curves along the way. If you suffer from motion sickness i suggest to have a medicine to avoid a bad experience. The place could be easily at -13°C (8°F)in the very... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

At an altitude of 4,200 m a.s.l. as a remnant of volcanic activity (apparently the old caldera) is situated comprehensive geyser field on an area of 1.6 square miles. El Tatio has over 80 active geysers, making it the largest geyser field in the southern hemisphere and the third largest in the world. Its geysers erupt to an average height... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

We went to the geysers through Turismo Tekara, who farmed us out to another tour company. Apparently that happens often in San Pedro. The tours are supposed to arrive at the geysers before sunrise so you can enjoy the geysers with a gorgeous sunrise view, but the van picked us up late, and we missed sunrise. That said, the geysers... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

OK place. Don't have high expectation based on your Yellowstone visits. Geysers are small. One thing unique about this place is , you can get closer to some these geysers. But be safe

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São Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Incredible tour, but extremely cold! I caught 5°F for much of the morning. I am Brazilian and little used to the intense cold so I suffered a bit on this tour. Moreover, the high altitude is somewhat inconvenient. If you don't hydrate you may as well feel a little ill. But still, it is an unmissable attraction. You can get... More 

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Probably the besttour san pedro de atacama has to offer. Go at dawn, see the geysers, and dress accordingly as it is very cold. go out at 4 AM from san pedro to see the dawn. It is very cold - dress accordingly.

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Bellevue, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We had a great trip to the geyser. If you have been to yellow stone national park you may not be blown away. But this is the highest altitude geyser. It was realy cold as we travelled in their winter. Great tour by turis tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

You have to get up early and drive a long way, but it is worth every bit ( sleep in the car/bus) if you a in a small group you get to know some new people .. put on the warm clothes , the positive attitude and don't say no to coca leaves ( for altitude sickness ) and you... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We did this tour plus 3 others with Atacama Connections and were extremely satisfied with the service provided. All the tour guides and drivers were both friendly and professional, making for a wonderful experience. Special mention to: Sherryl (tour guide) - her knowledge was outstanding, as was her ability to manage a tour group speaking both Spanish and English. She... More 

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