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Geyser del Tatio

174a Caracoles, San Pedro de Atacama 1410000, Chile
+56 9 6673 5372
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El Tatio Geysers Tour from San Pedro de Atacama
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El Tatio Geysers and Machuca Village Day Trip
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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“early start” (54 reviews)
“geyser field” (49 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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174a Caracoles, San Pedro de Atacama 1410000, Chile
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+56 9 6673 5372
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is not worth getting up a 0400 hours to board a bus and travel to the geysers. There were several dozen buses ahead of us. Hundreds of people milled around a few jets of steam taking selfies. I have been up other volcanoes such...More

Thank smmchugh
Reviewed 1 week ago

We travelled early morning to be there at dawn. It was very cold however really magical and enjoyable

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the geysers with Chile Road during early November. We set off from San Pedro de Atacama (2300m) at 0530 to visit the site at 4300m. Most of the journey was in darkness, but when it became lighter there were some spectacular views towards...More

Thank MandR88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited as part of a tour. This required a 5.00am departure in order to view the geysers at their best. You arrive about dawn and make no mistake it is cold (minus 8c) and it is essential that you are dressed accordingly. Also at altitude...More

Thank PKH624
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

our final excursion in the desert. Amazing geysers (pay attention to the warnings - people have apparently fallen in.) All cool but the last one is the "chocolate fountain" and is completely amazing.

Thank Wendy L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its worth getting up very early to visit the geysers, it is freezing cold so wrap up, but go for the sunrise - incredible.

Thank UKMary611
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes you have to get up early to see these geysers but it is worth the effort. Getting there for sun rise has the advantage of steam shoots being more impressive due to the low temperatures (-10C for us) but as the sun rises, you...More

Thank Nahrobson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Be there before the busses and before sunset! (At 5.45u) If you leave from San Pedro, depart at 4.30h to be on time!

Thank Geert A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You must get up really early as all the geothermal activity is impressive when the Sun rises. Wear warm, very warm and plenty of clothes. As the Sun rises, temperatures vary between -5 and -20 degrees Celsius from summer to winter. Don’t forget that you...More

Thank 523paulot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must do when in Atacama, simple as that! You will need three days to climatize, once this is over 12k feet. If you follow all the prep procedures you be fine, specially because there is little hiking on this excursion. Third largest...More

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remy123
April 2, 2017|
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Response from Andrea F | Reviewed this property |
Geyser del tatio - früh oben sein, vor allen anderen und um 8 Uhr am besten schon wieder abfahren. Salar de Tara - haben wir auf eigene Faust gemacht. An diesem Tag war keine Menschenseele auf diesem Gelände unterwegs. Wir... More
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LUBOŠ C
March 16, 2017|
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Response from martin V | Reviewed this property |
We were there last year and I wish we rather rented a Jeep than relying on the tour operators. 100% possible. Just make sure you have a map and sat nav.
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Larena M
January 31, 2017|
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No, there is no free entrance.
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