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Whipala Expedition - Day Tours


Whipala Expedition - Day Tours
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Tocopilla 418, San Pedro de Atacama 1410000, Chile
+56 9 9676 2524
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 June 2014

On the recommendation of our hotel we booked three tours with this small company and we were not disappointed! Although prices are on a par (and on occasion cheaper than other agencies), they only take small groups (up to a maximum of 14 people per...More

8  Thank Siempredviaje
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Seeing all the great reviews here on Tripadvisor, I chose Whipala tours for the Valley de la Luna tour. Since they had just three reservations on the day we went, they combined us with another tour company - Acamarachi Turismo Geologico. Whipala had told me...More

5  Thank thecaribou
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All reviews ham scrambled eggs tatio geysers red rocks altiplanic lagoons awesome breakfast included lunch san pedro pay in cash run tour warm bread speaks excellent english booked ahead love their job laguna cejar three trips lagunas altiplanicas
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked 3 trips with Whipala and they were on time in nice vans every time. The office staff was polite, the office easy to find and the places we saw were beautiful and exciting. However, since we were the only English speaking guests, we...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Whipala features some of the most knowledgeable guides I've ever met in all my travels, I've done 4 tours with them with 3 different guides and they all gave us unforgettable experiences. They're professionals and really passionate about their job and the areas they're going...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Punctual and well organized agency. I did the valle de la luna and gayser del Tatio day tours. In both cases I had an Amazing day. The guides are reliabe and very well prepared. Excellent experience

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I had 4 days in San Pedro, so i needed to make the most of the 2 full days I had. I chose the 4 tours in 2 days for $75.000 CLP ($140 US) and it was well worth it. Manuel was entertaining and kept...More

2  Thank shannonbeehner
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Our host at the hostal recommended Whipala to us as one of the best agencies in San Pedro. After doing some research ourselves we decided to book four hours with them and this one of the best choices of our trip. The agency informed us...More

1  Thank Tamara K
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

My two friends and I went on 5 tours with this company. On 3/5 tours our guide was Manuel who made the tours most interesting. He is a real professional and it’s inspiring to see the passion he has for what he does. On his...More

Thank Jenniina K
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We took a tour with this company to El Tatio Geysers. Manuel turned up on time, he was professional, knowledgeable and entertaining. we thoroughly enjoyed our tour and didn't feel rushed. I would certainly recommend this company and particularly Manuel.

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Reviewed 26 August 2018

We used this company for three of our excursions in the Atacama Desert. We did Altiplanic Lagoons on the morning of 7/6, Valle de Luna in the afternoon on 7/6 and the Geysirs del Tatio on 7/7. For the Altilanic Lagoons, we arrived at the...More

Thank ErinB3106
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Our airport transfer (with another company) did not arrive and neither did they answer the phone. We were really starting to panic as not long until our flight when the lovely people at Whipala sorted us out and we got a lift with them to...More

Thank bethhodgson93
Reviewed 14 July 2018

I was following the good ratings that Whipala got on Tripadvisor and visited them in their office which is right in the center. They are very friendly and speak English ok. I booked in total three tours: Valle Arcoiris (Rainbow Valley), Geysirs of El Tatio...More

2  Thank Tom_Stub
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28 June 2018|
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Response from Ljbica | Property representative |
Estimado Cleiton Muchas gracias por contactarnos Nosotros Operamos en San Pedro de Atacama - Chile, No Uyuni (Bolivia), saludos Carolina
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Response from Nahrobson | Reviewed this property |
Our guide spoke great English.
19 March 2017|
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Response from BRI1811027 | Reviewed this property |
Hard to say really. We were up there on a really sunny day, however the wind was quite strong and cold at this particular place - not sure if its always the case - we were all wearing shorts pants & T-shirts but were glad we... More