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Experience the magic of the total solar eclipse in the stunning surrounds of Chile

Embark on a special journey for a fantastic once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to watch the solar eclipse over the stunning Chilean skies. The tour will travel throughout the beautiful landscapes of the Atacama that make up this fascinating country.

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Itinerary Highlights

  • Total Solar Eclipse

    Total Solar Eclipse

    View the stunning solar eclipse in our private viewing area

    Total Solar Eclipse

    View the stunning solar eclipse in our private viewing area

  • Wine experiences

    Wine experiences

    Visit a Chilean vineyard, and enjoy a luxury picnic with delicious local wines

    Wine experiences

    Visit a Chilean vineyard, and enjoy a luxury picnic with delicious local wines

  • Exclusive Private Charter

    Exclusive Private Charter

    Fly on our exclusive private charter airplane closer to the eclipse viewing area, avoiding hours of slow coach travel.

    Exclusive Private Charter

    Fly on our exclusive private charter airplane closer to the eclipse viewing area, avoiding hours of slow coach travel.

  • Atacama

    Atacama

    Explore the otherwordly landscapes of the Atacama desert

    Atacama

    Explore the otherwordly landscapes of the Atacama desert

Dates and prices

All of our tour departures include international flights and taxes in the price. If the dates we have available for this tour don't suit your needs, or you are not sure travelling as part of a group is for you, maybe a Private Tour would be more ideal.

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  • Santiago

    Luciano K
    Luciano K

    Luciano K

  • San Pedro de Atacama

    Altiplanico
    Altiplanico

    Altiplanico

  • Santiago

    Hotel Atton El Bosque
    Hotel Atton El Bosque

    Hotel Atton El Bosque

Luciano K

Luciano K

Altiplanico

Altiplanico

Hotel Atton El Bosque

Hotel Atton El Bosque

Visas - UK passport holders currently do not require a visa to enter Chile. You will need a minimum of 12 months validity from your return date on your passport to travel. These rules can change at any time - keep up to date with the latest visa requirements at fco.gov.uk

Tipping - Tipping while on holiday is common in most parts of the world and South America is no exception. We will provide suggested tipping amounts with your final documents for your convenience, however tipping is entirely at your own discretion.

Transport - Coaches: Coaches with air conditioning are used on our group tours for city short excursions to the countryside and longer transfers between destinations. Roads in Chile have generally been improved over recent years, but please be aware traffic and/or weather conditions may extend driving times. There may be sections of road where the surface may be comparatively bumpy but our drivers will do their utmost to lessen the impact.

Planes: Internal flights are based on economy class, with reputable airlines.

Food - The cost of most meals is included in your group tour cost, and what is included each day is stated in your tour dossier. We aim to cater to the tastes of the majority of people and so the food is not too spicy or unusual in taste. Any food/diet requests MUST be specified at the time of booking and you should mention it again to the Local Guides when you meet them – they will do their utmost to cater for any special requests, such as vegetarian meals or food to be avoided in case of allergies.

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[Date]25-26 June[/Date] [Subject]Fly To Chile[/Subject] [Summary]Fly to Chile’s sophisticated capital Santiago, arriving the same or following day. You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.[/Summary] [Content]Fly to Chile’s sophisticated capital Santiago, arriving the same or following day. You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.[/Content]
[Date]27 June[/Date] [Subject]Explore Santiago[/Subject] [Summary]Embark on a city tour which will allow you to experience its eclectic contrasts. Stroll around the Plaza de Armas and cathedral to admire the colonial facades before walking down Ahumada Boulevard, the city’s main commercial street. Explore bohemian Bellavista and ascend San Cristobal Hill for views over the city and the towering Andes Mountains. (B,L)[/Summary] [Content]Embark on a city tour which will allow you to experience its eclectic contrasts. Stroll around the Plaza de Armas and cathedral to admire the colonial facades before walking down Ahumada Boulevard, the city’s main commercial street. Explore bohemian Bellavista and ascend San Cristobal Hill for views over the city and the towering Andes Mountains. (B,L).[/Content]
[Date]28 June[/Date] [Subject]San Pedro de Atacama[/Subject] [Summary]Transfer to the airport and fly to the northern city of Calama, from where you will drive to the desert oasis town of San Pedro de Atacama before enjoying a local lunch in Coyo Ayllu. This afternoon, you’ll see some of San Pedro’s most famous landscapes with a drive out to Death and Moon valleys, some of the driest spots on the planet. With lonely volcanoes populating the horizon, enjoy the views and the silence as the afternoon sun’s rays turn the hues of the rock from orange, to red to purple. (B,L)[/Summary] [Content]Transfer to the airport and fly to the northern city of Calama, from where you will drive to the desert oasis town of San Pedro de Atacama before enjoying a local lunch in Coyo Ayllu. This afternoon, you’ll see some of San Pedro’s most famous landscapes with a drive out to Death and Moon valleys, some of the driest spots on the planet. With lonely volcanoes populating the horizon, enjoy the views and the silence as the afternoon sun’s rays turn the hues of the rock from orange, to red to purple. (B,L)[/Content]
[Date]29 June[/Date] [Subject]Salar de Atacama[/Subject] [Summary]This morning you will have the option to visit the ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter Array), the biggest astronomy project in the world. If you would like to visit you must register in advance, see tour dossier for full details. Spend the rest of the day exploring the otherworldly Salar de Atacama, the largest salt flat in Chile. Journey under the watchful gaze of barren mountains, passing salt lakes full of flamingos, to reach Miscanti and Miniques lagoons, which sit on the high plains at the base of two colossal volcanoes of the same names. You’ll also visit the quaint desert village of Toconao. (B,L)[/Summary] [Content]This morning you will have the option to visit the ALMA (Atacama Large Millimeter Array), the biggest astronomy project in the world. If you would like to visit you must register in advance, see tour dossier for full details. Spend the rest of the day exploring the otherworldly Salar de Atacama, the largest salt flat in Chile. Journey under the watchful gaze of barren mountains, passing salt lakes full of flamingos, to reach Miscanti and Miniques lagoons, which sit on the high plains at the base of two colossal volcanoes of the same names. You’ll also visit the quaint desert village of Toconao (B,L) [/Content]
[Date]30 June[/Date] [Subject]El Tatio Geysers[/Subject] [Summary]Rise early to travel deeper into the Atacama to visit El Tatio. Set within a ring of volcanoes, there are about 80 lively geysers and fumaroles, which are at their best at sunrise. You’ll also see the Rainbow Valley and the petroglyphs of Yerbas Buenas. Keep an eye out for the wild, llama-like vicunas as you journey to and from San Pedro. (B)[/Summary] [Content]Rise early to travel deeper into the Atacama to visit El Tatio. Set within a ring of volcanoes, there are about 80 lively geysers and fumaroles, which are at their best at sunrise. You’ll also see the Rainbow Valley and the petroglyphs of Yerbas Buenas. Keep an eye out for the wild, llama-like vicunas as you journey to and from San Pedro. (B)[/Content]
[Date]1 July[/Date] [Subject]Fly Calama to Santiago[/Subject] [Summary]Transfer back to Calama and fly back to Santiago. On arrival, the rest of the day is at leisure. (B)[/Summary] [Content]Transfer back to Calama and fly back to Santiago. On arrival, the rest of the day is at leisure. (B)[/Content]
[Date]2 July[/Date] [Subject]La Serena Eclipse Experience[/Subject] [Summary]Fly north by private charter to the seaside city of La Serena, one of the best place to witness the solar eclipse. From the airport you’ll be transferred up to a prime vantage point, where you can settle yourself comfortably to enjoy the show. Return to the airport and fly back to Santiago. (B,L)[/Summary] [Content]Fly north by private charter to the seaside city of La Serena, one of the best place to witness the solar eclipse. From the airport you’ll be transferred up to a prime vantage point, where you can settle yourself comfortably to enjoy the show. Return to the airport and fly back to Santiago. (B,L)[/Content]
[Date]3 July[/Date] [Subject]Day at Leisure in Santiago[/Subject] [Summary]Today is a free day to spend as you wish. (B)[/Summary] [Content]Today is a free day to spend as you wish. (B)[/Content]
[Date]4 July[/Date] [Subject]Discover Valparaiso[/Subject] [Summary]Travel to the coast to visit the manicured seaside resort of Vina del Mar and the bohemian port town of Valparaiso. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Valparaiso is a unique and delightful tangle, draped over a series of hills. Funiculars connect the industrial seafront with the cerros (hill) neighbourhoods, each a maze of colourful, artfully-dilapidated mansions and enchanting street art. Ride the funicular up into the hills to explore, stopping for a visit to Chilean poet Pablo Neruda’s house. (B,D)[/Summary] [Content]Travel to the coast to visit the manicured seaside resort of Vina del Mar and the bohemian port town of Valparaiso. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Valparaiso is a unique and delightful tangle, draped over a series of hills. Funiculars connect the industrial seafront with the cerros (hill) neighbourhoods, each a maze of colourful, artfully-dilapidated mansions and enchanting street art. Ride the funicular up into the hills to explore, stopping for a visit to Chilean poet Pablo Neruda’s house. (B,D) [/Content]
[Date]5-6 July[/Date] [Subject]Fly to the UK[/Subject] [Summary]Fly to the UK, arriving home the following day. (B)[/Summary] [Content]Fly to the UK, arriving home the following day. (B) [/Content]
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