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Geyser del Tatio

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Address: San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
Phone Number: 5655851067
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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$52*
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El Tatio Geysers Tour from San Pedro de Atacama
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$40*
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El Tatio Geysers and Machuca Village Day Trip

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This was one of the coolest things I've ever seen! You have to wake up veryyyyy early as the pick up is around 4am, but you can sleep on the bus! It's VERY cold at the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Caroline K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was one of the coolest things I've ever seen! You have to wake up veryyyyy early as the pick up is around 4am, but you can sleep on the bus! It's VERY cold at the beginning, I recommend you wear many layers and take a small backpack to put things in as the day goes on. You should also... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We took the typical sunrise tour which meant that we had to leave our hotel at 3-4AM to take a long bus ride to the geysers. Perhaps we were not sufficiently prepared by the travel company, we did not go to the geysers in our full cold wear gear (we had our jackets, beanies, gloves, and trekking pants, but did... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

First things first, this trip is normally done early morning before sunrise and therefore it is very very very cold when you get there. Wear lots of everything!!! I only wore one pair of socks and my toes were freezing. If you can get over the cold the landscape is unworldly like almost everything around San Pedro. The height and... More 

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Halle, Belgium
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are lots or geysers here, but they are underwhelming if you have seen the yellowstone or Icelandic geysers. The natural hot water pool is also a bit of a let down since only one spot of the pool has hot water, the rest is lukewarm to cold.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The geysers is definitely a site to be seen. While one might say they're just hotter and more dangerous version of hot springs, i'd say they are more because of the confluence of wind and steam coming out from these geysers in the morning that makes the view spectacular. Be sure to rest early the night before. Be sure to... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Reminded me the geyser in Iceland. This fascinating nature natural activity located high up in the Andes with 4950 meters above sea level with their intoxicating smoke is a must to see and it is massive.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This trip to the geyser field at sunrise is a wonderful experience and should not be missed if you're in San Pedro. The visit to the little town of machuca was also worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful experience in seeing these natural wonders. Our tour included a basic breakfast and coffee and an really honest and lovely guide.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was -14 Celsius, so it was extremely cold. If you're not that into extreme cold, don't even try it cause it'll be harming to you. Altitude is very high (around 4500 meters). The tour is good, you see all the geysers and stuff, but just once in a lifetime. Not something to do every year. If you're out of... More 

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Glenview, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The geyser is ok, but overrated. Lots of better ones around the world. BUT, on the return trip, most tours stop at yet another tourist town to provide you with yet another opportunity to separate you from your pesos. Instead, our driver provide us with the opportunity to visit Guatin Canyon, a 10' drive from the tourist town. We had... More 

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