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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
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All reviews ham scrambled eggs tatio geysers altiplanic lagoons nice vans breakfast snacks red rocks included lunch san pedro great tour pay in cash lagunas altiplanicas laguna cejar run tour warm bread great company three trips
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I took two tours with Whipala and both were on time and professionally run. El Tatio geysers and Piedros Rojas. Early morning starts not a problem when they cook such great breakfast! Vehicles were good, clean and safe, drivers great and safe too, and able...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank OliviaP50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My uncle and I went on a private tour with Pablo while on vacation in San Pedro. He was SO knowledgable about the area, spoke great english and cooked us an amazing breakfast at one of the lagoons. I am so glad we had a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 174jennas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I got a great price for booking these two tours! Both had great driver/guides, friendly, helpful and informative. They are not giving extensive historical or geological information but they do give basic information on the sites (as informed tourist we should take some time to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cavila3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A professional yet very down to earth, caring and authentic company. Their reputation for being reliable, organised, safe and on time is warranted. I did 4 tours and the 3 different bilingual guides handled the small groups with humour and empathy, doing whatever was necessary....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank alp390
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

These folks were recommended to us by another company we'd had a good experience with, but were all booked up. After doing the tour, I see why. Pablo was our guide, driver, and cooked us maybe the most delicious breakfast I've had in Chile. And...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Septoff Keech K
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

We booked a package of four tours over three days, very helpful over email when trying to arrange the tours and get information on the different tours available, and very quick responses. We did the Valle de la Luna, Atacama Salt Flats, Cejar Lagoon and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

I booked three different tours with two tour guides. Gives us amazing explanation on the history, geology, climate and animals of San Pedro, very patient and humorous. One of the guide really love helping me take pics and the other one gave me a lot...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 815huiyiw
Reviewed 8 December 2018 via mobile

I bought the package deal of 4 tours and really enjoyed all of them. I had 4 different guides across the three days who were all really informative and friendly. A highlight for me was the Laguna Cejar tour with Pepe, who made sure we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank beth_cl_245
Reviewed 30 November 2018 via mobile

We did 3 tours with Whipala, and one with CA a premium tour company. All 4 tours were excellent. The person below complaining about the awkward positions in the caves, and climbs to the dunes would get that with any tour company. They also need...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank SwimmersAbroad
Reviewed 29 November 2018

With so many tour companies to choose from in San Pedro we asked our hotel (Casa Algarrobo) for a recommendation, they suggested Whipala. We went to their office in town and our tours were booked very efficiently including some recommendations. We were picked up on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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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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31 December 2017|
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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