Geyser del Tatio, San Pedro de Atacama

Must see · Hot Spring · Nature / Park
Witness the Earth's thermal energy escaping from the ground in the form of scalding hot steam at Geyser del Tatio. The geyser, a highlight of Atacama Desert's thermal fields, shoots steam as high as 6 m (20 ft) into the air. For best views, visit the geyser with a guided tour, arriving at sunrise to make the most of the cold morning air. Dress appropriately--the temperature changes quickly from freezing to baking, so make sure you have some layers to remove. Make Geyser del Tatio part of your personalized San Pedro de Atacama itinerary using our San Pedro de Atacama journey planner.
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  • The beauty of this trip is seeing the 60+ geysers all spouting steam together. It is important to go early as these are steam and as it warms up the geysers slow and by the time we left were barely...  more »
  • Took a tour with Sebastian from Trekana. He was awesome. The geysers and the wildlife from our hotel to the geysers was amazing. Saw flamingos along the way!  more »
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