STARGAZING AT ELQUI DOMES
Get fascinated with the clearest sky in the southern hemisphere
STARGAZING AT ELQUI DOMES
4 Day tour from $1,550
LA SERENA - ELQUI VALLEY, CHILE
4 DAYS YEAR ROUND

About 500km north of Santiago, the Elqui Valley is a fertile green strip that runs from La Serena on the coast to the Andes. The valley is covered in vineyards, surrounded by mountains and watched over by some of the brightest skies in the southern hemisphere.

La Serena, Chile’s second-oldest city (1544), will charm you with its European-style old quarter, and excellent seafood on its beachfront. Elqui Domes is the only astronomic hotel in the Southern Hemisphere, with domes and rooms offering sky views right from your bed.

Tour Highlights
  • HISTORIC LA SERENA, (1544)
  • STAR GAZING FROM YOUR BED
  • SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE’S ONLY ASTRONOMIC HOTEL
  • THE HOME OF PISCO
Tour Information
  • Where
    :

    LA SERENA – ELQUI VALLEY, CHILE

  • When
    :

    YEAR ROUND

  • What
    :

    NATURE AND WILDLIFE

ASTRONOMY

ALMA is the largest ground based astronomical project in existence. It is a global collaboration, cost USD 1.4 billion, and is 50 km from San Pedro.That tells you how good Atacama stargazing is. This is one of their pics.

ELQUI

The Valle del Elqui is one of the Chile’s most popular tourist destinations and the perfect place for those looking to connect with nature and enjoy a different kind of vacation experience.

Itinerary

Met upon arrival in La Serena and take a tour of this colonial town ending with a seafood at lunch on the beachfront. Later travel through the valley to Elqui Domes and get ready for a night with the stars. (B,D)

Take time to wander the village, home to Pisco. Visit a distillery for tastings and lunch, and maybe try some pisco icecream in the market. Dinner and a beautiful night sky await us at the hotel. (B,L,D)

Explore more of the valley, including markets, villages and wineries. Enjoy lunch then return to La Serena. (B,L)

Transfer to the airport to fly back to Santiago. (B)

Pricing and Inclusions
Pricing and inclusions
    FROMTWINSINGLE
    $1,550$2,630

    Prices are per person twin share. Prices are subject to change.

    INCLUSIONS

    • Arrival and departure transfers where mentioned.
    • All land transportation, and cruises/ferries where mentioned.
    • Good quality, well located hotels with private bathrooms.
    • Breakfast daily. Other meals as listed.
    • English speaking guided touring.
    • Prepayable entrance fees. Some National Parks are pay as you go. We’ll let you know if this applies to you.
    • 24 hour assistance by our trusted partners in each country.
    • Prices are valid to December 2018. Prices shown are ‘from’ prices and are subject to availability and seasonal price increases.
    • See full terms and conditions.

    Flights are NOT included, as we may be able to include some with your International ticket to save you money.

    We’ll explain this and give you the best options when we chat.

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