On 2 July 2019, a total solar eclipse will plunge a small swathe of South America into a temporary twilight. Join us on a trip of a lifetime, viewing the eclipse from a prime spot in the Elqui Valley, a world-famous area for star-gazing, which you’ll reach in comfort on a private charter plane from Santiago airport. You’ll be watching the action with astronomer and eclipse expert Dr Stuart Clark, whose fascinating insights will give you all the information you need to fully appreciate the event. Enjoy this fantastic once-in-a-lifetime experience in the breath-taking, dramatic surroundings of the Atacama desert, including a delicious three course meal with local Chilean wine.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Valle del Elqui, La Serena, Coquimbo RegionFrom Santiago airport you will board our exclusive charter flight to La Serena. Upon arrival you will be transferred to Fundo Tres Cruces - La Higuera our viewing point for this amazing phenomenon. You will be accompanied by astronomy journalist and author Dr Stuart Clark who is devoted to teaching others about the wonders of the universe. Enjoy a three course lunch inside the viewing area, including wine, while taking in your beautiful surroundings, and marvel at the main event of the eclipse itself at 16:38 this afternoon. Once your eclipse experience is over you will transfer back to the airport for your flight to Santiago.Duration: 5 hours