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Geyser del Tatio

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Address: San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
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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El Tatio Geysers and Machuca Village Day Trip

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Incredible! Amazing!

It's amazing the Geisers. To wake up really early is very easy after visiting Geiseres del Tatio. Have a breakfast prepared by the guide tourist is really nice!

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Renata M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's amazing the Geisers. To wake up really early is very easy after visiting Geiseres del Tatio. Have a breakfast prepared by the guide tourist is really nice!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful trip. A place that no one should miss! We took hundreds of photos. Just beautiful! Folks, listen to your guides' advice. We were there in late July and it was below freezing. Dress in layers, don't eat red meat for a few days before or drink alcohol to be at your optimum at the high altitudes. Trust me, some... More 

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Thank Anita L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Even though, we had to wake up very early for this trip, it was more than worth it for me! The geyser is amazing with all the vapor when the sun rises, it took my breath away. Also, be sure to bring enough warm clothes because since it is early in the morning and in the mountains, I can tell... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Phenomenal views, stunning. Spectacular geysers. The hot pool was beautiful and large with locker rooms right next to out, wish we had brought our swim suits. An awesome display of nature's wonders. A once in a lifetime experience!! Be warned, in winter there are frequent closures of the access roads due to snow melts.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited in Chile's winter and it was about 10 degrees F that morning. Bring plenty of warm clothes. these geysers are at the altitude of pikes peak (14k).

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Thank ozoneaddict2
Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place, views out of this world and the scenery WOW. To watch the sun coming up behind these geysers is well worth getting up at the crack of dawn in the sub zero temperatures!

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Thank 70andstillgoing
sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was -15C at over 4000m and though I had six layers on it was still freezing. Would I do it again - hell yes. It was amazing see boiling water jet from the ground in a haze of steam and fog. Don't be put off by the temp and the early start (4.30 from San Pedro), this is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure you bring plenty of water for this tour. Our tour guide did not provide water and it is unattainable on the excursion. We also visited some hot springs which were very relaxing and enjoyable to soak in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As many other reviewers have waxed eloquent, this is an amazing natural phenomenon, and just before sunrise is the best time to see the geysers at peak activity (this is when there's the greatest temperature difference between the ambient atmosphere and the water in the geysers). If you're there on your own (or with a private tour), it is better... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we loved the drive through the altiplano desert and through all the volcanos. Wildlife to see, and cool vegetation, also great hotsprings on the way to soak in. The actual geysers not so great -but worth the trip for the fantastic views

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