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El Tatio Geyser And Machuca Tour

Country: Chile
City: San Pedro De Atacama
Duration: 7 Hour(s) - 0 Minute(s)
Tour Category: Trekking

Package Itinerary

Pick up at dawn from your Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama. Depart towards the Altiplano, reaching an altitude of 4,320 meters above sea level, to visit The Tatio Geysers; one of the most important geothermal fields in the world.
Thanks to the extreme cold temperatures, be witness of different geothermal manifestations and its fumaroles that easily reach 10 meters high and the geysers up to 8 meters. After watching this delightful spectacle, it is time to spend a refreshing dip in a hot pool.
Taking the same way back, we stop for a few minutes in the wetlands of Putana, where you can see different species against the backdrop of the Colorado Volcano.
Finally, we will make the last stop of the trip in the village of Machuca, a little town where the original Altiplanic architecture is reflected in the St. James Church.
Upon completion of your tour, it is time to return to your Hotel in San Pedro de Atacama.
Recommendations:
The night before the excursion, please eat a soft dinner, without red meat and alcohol. This is not able for people with hypertension, children under 6 years old and pregnant woman. Temperatures always below zero degrees.
Not recommended for child aged 08 and under
This tour includes:
  • Breakfast
  • Entrance fee
  • Bilingual guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (only if the hotel that you booked is in the pick-up hotel list)
  • Insurance Passenger Transport

This tour excludes:

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if the hotel that you booked is not in the pick-up hotel list)

Things you need to know:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Not recommended for pregnant women
  • Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not suitable for children under the age of 6.
  • 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 14,000 feet, 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. Night before the excursion light dinner, without red meat and without alcohol.
  • The meeting point in case of booking in other hotels out of the list will be: 451 Ignacio Carrera Pinto
  • 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 have to approach to meeting point at the agreed time
Security conditions: Turistour works with the maximum conditions of safety, the product of the same may suspend its services in case when passengers, driver or vehicle are in danger.
Turistour reserves the right to suspend any service in case of bad passenger behaviour.
In case of damage to the vehicle for the wrongdoing of its passengers, the customer will be charged
Drivers can't drive more than 5 hours on going
Drivers can't be available to a service for more than 14 hours
For safety reasons, the customer is asked to always recommend the use of the seat belt
Bring:
  • Comfortably clothes with a jacket (because the temperature in the zone can range from -2° C to 24.5° C)
  • Sunscreen
  • Bottle of water
  • Sandals
  • Appropriate slippers
  • Swimsuit
  • Sunglasses
Pick up and drop off hotels:
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
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