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Geyser del Tatio

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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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what a wonderful experience!! We woke up early in the morning (4:30 am) and was 100% recomended. Also if you want to take a bath there please be careful is really cold weather and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

what a wonderful experience!! We woke up early in the morning (4:30 am) and was 100% recomended. Also if you want to take a bath there please be careful is really cold weather and the water is not warm....

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

One of those places that one has to visit. Nice place, but the hot springs were a bit disappointing... expected them to be much warmer...

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leeds
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Very interesting. We planned to swim but as we arrived before sun up and it was-9 degrees with unseated basic changing rooms, I'm afraid that we wimped out. Really interesting trip although my husband really suffered with the altitude.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

You go see the geysers early in the morning (as in before sunrise) because when it gets warmer you can't see them anymore. Since it is the only time. You are visiting the sight with lots of other tour busses who are doing the exact same thing as you. Looking at the geysers and having breakfast afterwards. So it kind... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

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

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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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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