Tatio geysers are the highest geothermal field in the world. Meet the huge fumaroles that emanate from the earth and then visit the town of Machuca in the Chilean highlands.
- Departure: 05:30
- Duration: 8 hours
- Includes: Breakfast
- Pickup / Dropoff: Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama
What you will visit:
- 1 Tatio Geysers
- 2 San Pedro de Atacama
- 3 Machuca
In this incredible destination, we will explore one of the most significant geothermal fields in the world: the 'Geysers del Tatio,' located at 4,200 meters above sea level. This is the largest group of geysers in the southern hemisphere and the third largest in the world.
In the early morning, we head towards one of the entrances to the Andean highlands, where we will go directly to one of the most important geothermal fields in the world, the 'Geysers del Tatio,' with 80 geysers and their steaming fumaroles, a unique spectacle in the world. We will spend approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes there, then enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast before continuing our journey back. As we venture into the hills and mountains of the Andes, we will contemplate important high-altitude ecosystems with rich biodiversity, such as the wetlands of Machuca and Vados de Putana. Finally, we will visit the village of Machuca.
- PhysicalVery low
- CulturalVery low
- NatureVery high
- Transfer to and from your hotel in San Pedro de Atacama *
- Entrance to Tatio geysers
- Bilingual guide
- IMPORTANT: The transfer only applies to hotels that are within the town of San Pedro de Atacama. If it’s not the case, we will let you know where we will meet, ask when booking.
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Tatio geysers are located at 4,200 meters above sea level, so it is possible to suffer from altitude sickness. To avoid it, it is recommended to eat light the day before, not consume alcohol and get enough hydration.