Geyser del Tatio, San Pedro de Atacama

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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 a centerpiece of your San Pedro de Atacama vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our San Pedro de Atacama tour planner.
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  • Few places like this to be able to observe the wonders of nature. Worth the raised early, by admiring the beauty. Do not forget to bring warm clothing... long cold!
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  • A good place which should arrive early to enjoy the spectacle of the geyser waiting for a good climate, without mist for a good view. It has a forced stop thermal lake to take a bath.
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  • very nice excursion. geyser at the sunrise are really impressive. remember adequate clothes, it's very cold in the early morning. And after you can bath in thermal waters. fantastic!  more »