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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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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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We were lazy and didn't leave the hotel at 4am like the masses. We got ther about 11.00am. Not as steamy but the hot spring pool was empty. We like

Reviewed 19 October 2015
Nottingham England
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Nottingham England
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2015

We were lazy and didn't leave the hotel at 4am like the masses. We got ther about 11.00am. Not as steamy but the hot spring pool was empty. We like

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Bathinda, India
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10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Well my opinion about any geyser would be a bit biased since the first (and only till the Tatio) geyser I have seen is the Strokkur in the Geysir region in Iceland, which spews hot water and steam up to more than 100 feet every 5-10 minutes! My wife and I woke up at 04:00 to catch a glimpse of... More 

2 Thank ArtInt
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Excellent tour to go on, the scenery is spectacular and Geysers are a so impressive! Recommend!!! Remember - some tour companies forget to mention that it is -10degrees up there - so dress WARMLY! Enjoy!

Thank Emma W
Santiago, Chile
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Loved being there! We learnt that this Geisers Tatio is one in three geiser places in the world, amazing surprising great setting especially in early morning as they appear to be more powerful. Fun to go and take a bath in a special pool.

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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52 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

We had to get up very early in the morning to be part of this excursion. But it was all worth it! The ride there I thought was quite challenging... The chauffeur drove in the dark and next to a ravine most of the way... I was sleepy so I decided to close my eyes and hope for the best.... More 

Thank MiBP2014
Shanghai Region, China
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015

We got up quite early to travel there but it was very worthwhile. It is different from Geyser I have seen in Iceland, though not that high when it erupted, the larger scale compensated. The road was very scenic especially at the sunrise - I would recommend not to sleep during the trip, having some music that you liked to... More 

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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2015

No Problems at all, Food included in the tour and a safe driver, backup oxygen for people that have problems with high altitude. Good English speaking guide

Thank Neil W
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Reviewed 9 October 2015 via mobile

Amazing views and breakfast but the altitude makes me really sick and I didn't get to enjoy the trip thoroughly. Anyway, it's one of the must go spot in atacama and definitely worth the altitude sickness. Just drink more coca tea before going.

1 Thank Ally W
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2015

Came here early in the morning where it was -3 oC. Definitely worth it as the geysers are magical. In fact, there is one particular geyser which blow every single minute. Kinda like magic and simply amazing. The view will be more spectacular with the sun ray fall on the geysers. Some tour provide breakfast by the geysers which is... More 

1 Thank leostud
Sao Paulo, SP
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143 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Go with Aventura San Pedro! Anyway this spot is amazing and you need to go early in the morning to see all the geysers, when the sun comes up the steam fades. You should try to book a trip that includes swimming in the natural pool. You can walk around for hours in this area, admiring the nature. Make sure... More 

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