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Astronomical Tour

Experience the most beautiful night in the world on the altiplano of San Pedro de Atacama

1 day
4.6 (1 reviews)

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Astronomical Tour tour information

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chat Spanish / English


9:00 PM in San Pedro de Atacama


11:00 PM in the city center of San Pedro de Atacama

San Pedro de Atacama offers one of the best night skies in the world for stargazing and hosts several international space observation projects such as ALMA. Take advantage of one free night of your stay in San Pedro by enjoying an incredible starry sky. This will be an experience that you will never forget so don't miss out.

Tour itinerary

todayDAY 1 Astronomical Tour

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The tour starts in San Pedro and after meeting with the entire group you will then head to an observatory on the plateau, that is equipped with a variety of telescopes. During the journey the guides will explain the universe, galaxies and the solar system, among other fascinating things.
The high-capacity telescope will allow you to observe stars, nebulae, star clusters, galaxies and planets in great detail. Also during the visit the guides will help you understand the Andean cosmovision and how the indigenous people of Latin America interpreted the universe.
The guides make the tour with didactic explanations and in a way that makes it easy to understand. They are prepared to answer any type of question and the excursion is recommended for all kinds of people. Finally, we will say goodbye to our expert and the magnificent sky, before heading back to the center of San Pedro, where the tour will come to an end.

Tour details


  • Shared transportation
  • Snacks and hot drinks
  • Stargazing with a bilingual expert (Spanish / English)

Not included

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The order of the visits could be altered, but it will not affect the content of the program. The schedules of the tickets and transports could be subject to modifications.
This activity includes the appropriate protection measures to ensure your safety. In addition, our excursions are outdoor and in small groups to reduce the risk of contagion. Remember to follow the instructions of the staff during the development of the excursion.

restoreCancellation policy

Free cancellation! You can cancel this tour and you'll receive 100% refund of the amount paid if you cancel more than 48 hours in advance. After this time, or in case you do not show up, no refunds will be given.

What to bring to Astronomical Tour

No matter what time of the year you take the tour, remember: this is a night tour. And at night in San Pedro de Atacama it gets cold. Therefore, we recommend you to bring:
  • Warm clothes
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Camera

Astronomical Tour tour reviews with Howlanders

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Arthur · October 14, 2017
My wife and I did this tour and we liked it a lot. If you like astrology it is the best tour you can find in Chile.

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