Semi-private astronomical tour in the Pedro de Atacama Desert

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Come enjoy an unforgettable night under the spectacular desert sky in San Pedro de Atacama, where you can discover the wonders of the universe with our 14-inch Skyquest telescopes with wide-field Morpheus eyepieces, ideal for viewing stars, open clusters, globular clusters, nebulae and many more things. Our guide, in addition to a great passion for astronomy, has extensive academic training and has more than 5 years of experience in astrotourism, all of this to provide you with a night full of science and fun. Our service includes 1 professional photograph per person, transportation to and from the hotel in San Pedro de Atacama, TOG 1.7 thermal blankets that you are going to love!!! And also a delicious snack with wine, real hot chocolate, not powder, or different flavored tea. NOTE: - The tour is only offered in English.

Itinerary

Duration: from 2 hours to 3 hours

  • The tour begins with the pick-up of passengers at the accommodation, this usually takes approximately 30 minutes, then we will move to our facilities about 7km outside of San Pedro where our guide will wait for them.

    Duration: 30 mins

  • We will give you a brief welcome talk and take souvenir photographs. It is very important to come with warm, light-colored clothing. Afterwards we will have a short talk about astronomy related to star formation and the use of telescopes. Finally, we will use the 14-inch telescopes to discover the universe, where you can enjoy, depending on the date of your trip, different types of stars, nebulae, planets and other objects that will leave you speechless.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Once the experience is over, we begin the return to San Pedro, leaving all passengers in their respective lodgings.

Inclusions

  • Snack board with wine, hot chocolate or tea
  • 1 professional photography per person
  • astronomy talk
  • Observation with 2 14-inch telescopes
  • Transportation to and from the lodge
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4.9
217 Reviews
HQ Badge of Excellence
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FREE cancellation

Description

Come enjoy an unforgettable night under the spectacular desert sky in San Pedro de Atacama, where you can discover the wonders of the universe with our 14-inch Skyquest telescopes with wide-field Morpheus eyepieces, ideal for viewing stars, open clusters, globular clusters, nebulae and many more things. Our guide, in addition to a great passion for astronomy, has extensive academic training and has more than 5 years of experience in astrotourism, all of this to provide you with a night full of science and fun. Our service includes 1 professional photograph per person, transportation to and from the hotel in San Pedro de Atacama, TOG 1.7 thermal blankets that you are going to love!!! And also a delicious snack with wine, real hot chocolate, not powder, or different flavored tea. NOTE: - The tour is only offered in English.

Duration

from 2 hours to 3 hours

Additional Info

  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Travelers should dress warmly due to low temperatures, especially legs and feet

Operated by AtacamaTours

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