Going to Tatio with us will provide guests with a beautiful journey in the Andes, full of people that will take care of you. These local professionals are experts in the geological formation that causes the unique development of this area, along with being steeped in knowledge regarding the local culture and their traditions.
Stop At: Geyser del Tatio, 174a Caracoles, San Pedro de Atacama 1410000 Chile
We'll depart during the early morning hours to watch the sun rise over one of the most important fields in the world: the Tatio Geysers. There are over 70 geysers here, with pools of boiling water spurting steam in every direction. While touring this region, you'll be filled in regarding the geology and the life of the wild animals that we will meet on the road.
Then, we'll enjoy a delicious breakfast in this amazing setting, in the shadows of the Andes. The temperatures in the area can range from -15 ° C to 24.5 ° C.
Next, we'll will visit the Pozón Rústico, where you can enjoy the thermal spring waters from the mountains.
Stop At: Machuca, Route B-245, San Pedro de Atacama Chile
On our way back to San Pedro de Atacama, we will travel through some beautiful landscapes, while possibly spotting some of the local vicuñas and vizcachas.
We will then stop off in the village of Machuca, a true "atacameño" village of just 20 houses built from clay, straw and cactus wood.
The inhabitants of Machuca will offer handcrafted Andean souvenirs, as well as typical food from the region such as llama meat and empanadas. While there, we will also visit the beautiful San Santiago Church, named after the patron saint of the village, as well as visiting the wetlands where we can see flamingos, ducks, and other birds.