The geyser Tatio (the Kunza "Tata-iu", which means "grandfather's tears") is a geothermal field, formed by a number of geysers of different sizes, inserted at 4200 mts altitude, in the valley inside tatio volcanic group, located in the highlands of the Andes, Chile side, about 90 km from San Pedro de Atacama, in the region of Antofagasta.
It is the largest group of geysers in the southern hemisphere and one of the largest in the world.
In addition to the beauty of the place, there are also hot thermal springs, which are suitable for swimming, the right of access is included in the value of the park entrance which is administered by the community Atacameña Toconce and Caspana .
Machuca is typical Andean village, located on the road that leads to the geysers, in this place you can see an Andean community and taste its exquisite flame skewers.
In the route you can see the Andes and its volcanoes, some active, it is also common to see vicuñas, foxes and vizcachas.
PRICE PER PERSO FOR REGULAR TOUR: 30.000 pesos / U.S 46. Entrance ticket not included / Daily departures, subject to availability. WINTER SCHEDULE: 05:00 TO 12:30hrs aprox - (It may vary) TOURS ARE IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH BY DEFAULT.
Spots: Geysers fields, hot spring area, bofedal de putana and Machuca town.
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