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Astronomical Tour

Luxury Astronomical Tour

Chile is a country of multiple charms among them having an optimal sky for astronomical observation and in the city of Santiago is not the exception. The location of the Observatorio Astronómico Andino (OAA) near the mountain range makes the light of the city not an impediment for those visitors who wish to live an unforgettable experience observing different astronomical objects in a quiet and natural place.

The astronomical tour offered by the OAA is a personalized activity for visitors (only small groups). We made a tour of different observation stations, in addition to talks, short films in 3D with snack / cocktail included. We offer a longer observation time with telescopes available on the terrace and main dome with astrophotography sessions of deep space objects.

The tour is available in Spanish and English and is directed by highly qualified guides: professional astronomers, teachers and engineers linked to linked with the diffusion/outreach and education of the astronomy.

Prices:

Prices are per person and in dollars. Prices vary according to the number of people who book on a given day.

Price per person.

Children from 7 to 15 years USD $ 110,00

 

Days of astronomical tour:

Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Minimum number of reservations to make the tour:
Thursday and Friday: From 3 people.
Saturdays: From 5 people.
(They can be of different reserves to form the minimum amount required).

If a tour does not meet the minimum number of people required for a day of visit, the price per person becomes a private tour value: USD $ 180,00 per person.
All reservations must be made up to two days in advance of the day you wish to visit the observatory, only via email or web contact form.
Sundays and holidays closed.

All our activities are subject to weather conditions and reservations for events. If the activity can not be carried out due to cloudy skies, rain or snow, it will be notified up to 8 hours before the activity. Please check for your date of interest because it can be booked by a company previously.

The program does not include transfer. You can arrive by car, we have parking.

Other options:

  • External company offering the transfer service (hotel – observatory – hotel): Vehicle up to 10 people $ 70.000 CLP / USD $ 105,00. This transfer service is paid in cash directly to the driver.
  • Uber or taxi between $ 8.000 CLP and $ 40.000 CLP depending on location (only hotel – observatory or observatory -hotel).

Request your reservation

If you want a day / solar astronomical tour, please write to us email jsoto@oaa.cl