Geyser del Tatio Private Tour from San Pedro de Atacama – Half Day
Admire the third-largest geyser field in the world with your expert, geology-trained guide. Appreciate unbeatable views and watch the sunrise while eating a delicious, warm breakfast.
Marvel at the Gorgeous Steam and Sunrise at Geyser del Tatio
On this Geyser del Tatio Private Tour, you’ll embark on journey early in the morning to see the geysers at their most active hour. The Geyser del Tatio field is the third-largest geyser field in the world and the largest south of the equator. What’s more, you’ll also get to rest in a hot spring and see a local indigenous town. Come experience the best of the Atacama Desert on this unforgettable private tour!
Witness an incredible sunrise in the desert
Observe as hot steam exits the ground in the geyser field
Enjoy a tasty, hot breakfast
Get to know the local indigenous culture as you stop by the small village of Machuca
Duration: 8 hours Start and End Location: San Pedro de Atacama Availability: Year-round
To start off your amazing day, you will be picked up from your hotel or hostel between 4:30 am and 5:40 am. At the geyser field, your geology-trained local guide will tell you all about the site and you will have time to explore. You’ll enjoy the unforgettable spectacle of the sunrise as you eat a delicious, warm breakfast. Next up, you’ll be able to swim in a natural hot spring. Afterwards, you will drive through Machuca, a small indigenous village. There, you will learn about the area’s indigenous culture. To wrap it all up, you will arrive to the center of San Pedro de Atacama at 13:00 pm.
Round-trip transport between your hotel and the geysers
$10,000 Chilean Pesos in cash for the park entrance fee
Heavy winter clothing including warm gloves and a hat
Swimsuit and towel
The price does not include entrance to the park. This is at the request of the local guides. They prefer that travelers bring their own cash for this fee, so the guides do not have do bring cash for the group.
This excursion to the Altiplano is at an altitude of more than 13,123 feet (4,000 meters). For this reason, it’s recommended to stay hydrated.
Avoid consuming alcoholic drinks the night before this trip, as it will cause sickness at the high altitude and you may not be able to join the tour.
If you commonly suffer from altitude sickness, we recommend taking this tour after you have had a few days in Atacama to acclimate.
This excursion is not recommended for people who suffer from high blood pressure or heart diseases.
Pregnant women and children younger than 4 years old should also skip this tour.
In the geyser field, visitors are allowed to walk only on authorized trails. To prevent accidents, it is important to respect trail limits.
This is a private tour. In addition to private tours, this guide offers general, regular tours for groups of up to 15 people. If you would like to join one of these groups with other travelers, please see the general group version of this tour.
This price applies for a group of up to 6 people. If you are a group of more than 6 people and would like a private tour, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
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