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Turismo Layana

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Address: Tocopilla #429-B, San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
Phone Number:
+56 55 256 0233

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Good Guides, Dreadful Timekeeping

We booked 2 tours with this company- to Valle de la Luna which was excellent, and to Tatio. the latter had a terrible start; we checked timings and pick up locations at the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
St.-Thibault-des-Vignes, France

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St.-Thibault-des-Vignes, France
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked 2 tours with this company- to Valle de la Luna which was excellent, and to Tatio. the latter had a terrible start; we checked timings and pick up locations at the agency office the day before - pick up from our hotel between 04:00 and 04:30. On the day we were standing outside from 03:55 until 05:30- no... More 

Thank MartinandHeather2012
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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115 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Pickup from the hostel was in time but we arrived at the parking almost an hour before sunrise in minus temperatures. We were the first group. There an outside basic breakfast was served. Followed by long explanations by the guide in two languages to the point it had became light and other groups were already exploring the geyser field. Also... More 

Thank Pieter O
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40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We booked 3 tours with this agency through our hostel. 2 tour was cancelled due bad weather at very, very last minute. Staff refunded the $ but they won't very polite and helpful. We did the tour to the "piedras rojas" and the 2 lagoons were closed and they didn't tell us until we were on the way. It was... More 

Thank Botak68
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16 reviews
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

I booked all my tours online before I came to Chile which was very convenient as I didn't need to do anything once I arrived in San Pedro. All tours were very well organized and whenever something changed I was informed upfront via email. All guides were fluent in English and explained a lot throughout the tours. Definitely recommendable!

Thank Sandra F
Sydney, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We boarded this bus when it was very dark. The seats were comfortable and we set off for Tatio Geyser. It seemed to me that the bus swayed a lot, and bounced over the corrugations. Carlos the driver drove slowly. We reached Tatio Geyser and saw the thermal springs, a wonderful and awe-inspiring sight. On the way back Carlos drove... More 

Thank Brian P
Bogota, Colombia
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5 reviews
Reviewed 23 January 2017

We arrive de to this agency y through denomades.com and hired the Tour to geyser el Tatio. They offered us a tour at 4am and another at 4.30. We chose the one at 4 as we had hear that the sunshine is the best time to be in the geyser zone. We got a pick up time between 4 and... More 

Thank mportus
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79 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

We booked three tours through this tour company arranged by our hotel. Tour companies in this area face intense and lots of competition and as a result they all have to deal with large crowds at the most popular sites. Nevertheless, our guide and drivers managed to well deliver and exceed expectations. Our tours included Valley of the Moon, Geysers... More 

Thank MG514792
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

INFO: Half day trip. Pick up at 6am. Need 3,000 chile peso for national park Need 2,500 chile peso for salt flat Destination: Lagunas miscanti Lagunas Miniques Lagunas de chaxa (biggest salt flat, need 2,500 for entrance) Few random stops My opinion: Total disappointment if you are aiming for Bolivia alike salt flat. Lagunas Miscanti has the best view (see... More 

Thank Steve L
Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

It is not often I do a negative review but: Our hotel recommended this company, we believe you get what you pay for so we were happy to pay a higher price for Layana however a Flamingo old bus in terrible condition turned up, it was a terrible uncomfortable long day to Salar de Altacam. The guide did her best... More 

Thank StudioQ
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

We went with Turismo Layana to the Geysirs del Tatio. It's a touristy place but definetly worth a visit! Entrance fee was 10.000$ (4.000$ for students). We brought swimming clothes and took a bath which was great! Also stopped at a small village and some other nice viewpoints! We got a breakfast with tea/coffee, bread, cheese, ham & marmalade).Layana does... More 

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