Observatory Stargazing Tour from Santiago
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Stop At: Andes Mountains, Santiago Chile
After arrival to this privately held Observatory in the middle of the Andes Mountains, you will be offered a glass of wine or other refreshment by our host. Followed by a brief presentation given by an experienced astronomer on where in the universe earth is located, complemented with astounding facts about planets, stars, galaxies and what can we expected to observe on the telescopes.
Next we begin the observation of the clear sky with our bare eyes and the guidance of our astronomer, we continue then with simple binoculars and move onwards in technology to bigger and higher tech telescopes until you finally get to see the beautiful celestial bodies on the astrophotography telescope. We will make sure you receive the pictures through e-mail!
To put your feet back on the ground, our host will serve you a glass of wine, cheese and other appetizers while you share your experiences and impressions with other members of the tour.
Duration: 3 hours
- Private transport
- Bilingual guide
- Welcome glass of wine
- Explanation by astronomer
- Boutique appetizers & wine
- Entry/Admission - Andes Mountains
- Optional gratuities for guides and drivers
- Items of personal nature
- Travel insurance
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Children must be accompanied by an adult
- A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
- This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
If you are going to be in Santiago, do this. Period. A once in a lifetime experience you will never forget. Even if you have no interest in stars or planets you will love it. You will meet an incredibly charming and entheusiastic host, who takes care of your every need, is ebuillent and effusive and full of joy and wonder. Really, just do it. It may seem expensive, but cheaper than disneyland, and moch more memorable.
The visit include transportation, snacks and a great observation of stars and other celestial bodies. Highly recommended.
Really excellent. Privately owned observatory. Those in charge give you all of their time, enthusiasm and share their knowledge . They also provide nibbles and drinks ,great hospitality. Also the driver is amazing, a memorable journey up the mountainside. A really worthwhile evening trip.