1 Dean Street Stanley Falkland Islands FIQQ 1ZZ - Tel: +(500) 22041
  • Falkland Islands Overview

  • Falkland Attractions

  • Bleaker Island

  • Carcass and West Point Islands

  • Darwin

  • Pebble Island

  • Port Howard

  • Saunders Island

  • Sea Lion Island

  • Stanley

  • Weddell Island

  • West Falklands

  • Off The Beaten Track

  • Falkland Itineraries

  • Falkland Flights

  • Photography Tours

  • Booking Terms

  • Falkland Travel Tips

  • Antarctica & South Georgia Overview

  • Antarctica By Air

  • Cruises

  • Ships

  • Argentina Overview

  • Peninsula Valdes

  • Los Glaciares National Park

  • Iguazu Falls

  • Mendoza

  • Buenos Aires

  • Bariloche

  • Salta and the Northern Highlands

  • Tierra del Fuego

  • Bolivia Overview

  • Brazil Overview

  • Buzios

  • Rio de Janeiro

  • Ouro Preto

  • Pantanal

  • Salvador de Bahia

  • Emerald Coast

  • Amazon

  • Chile Overview

  • Northern Chile

  • Central Coast

  • Atacama Desert

  • Easter Island

  • Lake District

  • Patagonia

  • Torres del Paine National Park

  • Santiago

  • Skiing

  • Fly-Drive Chile

  • Online Chile Manual

  • Ecuador Overview

  • The Amazon

  • Quito and the Highlands

  • Cuenca

  • Galapagos Islands Overview

  • Galapagos Cruise

  • Finch Bay Eco Hotel

  • Peru Overview

  • Cuzco and Machu Picchu

  • Lima

  • Arequipa and The Colca Canyon

  • Lake Titicaca

  • The Amazon

  • St Helena

  • Uruguay Overview

  • Colonia

  • Montevideo

  • Punta del Este

  • Estancias

  • Golf and Leisure

Tour - El Tatio Geysers and Machuca Village

A full day excursion (approx 8 hours). Deep in the most arid desert of the world, the impressive natural spectacle of steam combined with volcanic magma of the Tatio Geysers is waiting for you to be surprised by its visual performance. Make a visit to Machuca, a small herder’s settlement in the North of the country. 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 to different geothermal manifestations and its fumaroles that easily reach 10 meters high and the geysers upto 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. Breakfast is included. Distance travelled is 106 miles / 170 km.

Wear warm clothing for geysers visit, comfortable shoes, swim wear, towel, sunscreen, sunglasses, water, hat, and mineral water. Have a light dinner and good hydration the night before the excursion. Not recommended for pregnant women, persons with a heart condition and minors under 5 years old.

St Helena


Antarctica & South Georgia

el tatio geysers and machuca village