El Tatio geyser and Machuca tour
Excursions & day trips

El Tatio geyser and Machuca tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 7 hours
Do this because
  • Enjoy the sunrise in one of the most beautiful geothermal fields
  • Explore the little town of Machuca
  • Marvel at the volcanic magma of El Tatio geysers
What to expect

Depart towards the Altiplano reaching an altitude of 4,320m above sea level to visit The Tatio geysers, one of the most important geothermal fields in the world.

Thanks to the extremely cold temperatures, you can witness different geothermal manifestations and its fumaroles that reach up to 10m high. After watching this delightful spectacle, you'll have time to take a refreshing dip in a hot pool.

Taking the same way back, you'll stop for a few minutes in the wetlands of Putana, where you can enjoy the landscapes and spot different local species against the backdrop of the Colorado Volcano. Finally, you'll make the last stop of the trip in Machuca, a little town where the original Altiplanic architecture is reflected in the St. James Church.

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What's included
  • Breakfast
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (if your hotel is on the pick-up list)
  • Insurance passenger transport
  • Guided tour
What's not included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off (if your hotel is not on the pick-up list)
  • Entrance fees
  • Tips (optional)
Reduced price
  • Children 3-11 years old
  • Free for infants 0-3 years old
Where

San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

Meeting point:
  • The pick-up and drop-off will be only from the next hotel list: Hotel Altiplánico, Casa Atacama, Cumbres San Pedro, Residencial Don Raúl, Hostería San Pedro, Hostal Inti & Killa, Iorana Tolache, Hostal Katarpe, Hotel Kimal, Casa Don Tomás, Poblado de Kimal, Hotel Takha Takha, Hotel Tulor
  • If your hotel is not listed, you'll have to approach to the meeting point at the agreed time, the meeting point will be at 451 Ignacio Carrera Pinto

What to remember
  • The schedule will be always confirmed by the executive the day before the excursion
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • No wheelchair access
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • El Tatio sits at an elevation of nearly 4,320m (14,000ft), which may cause altitude sickness for some, it is recommended that you drink plenty of hot tea or water prior to the tour and carry any necessary medication
  • Not recommended for people with hypertension, children under 8 years old and pregnant women. Temperatures are always below zero degrees
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When
  • The pick-up is between 4.30am and 5.00am
  • Blackout dates: 25 December and 1 January

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    Provider
    PLANET ANDINA
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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