A Total Eclipse


Hosted by Dave Cuomo, Planetarium Supervisor
of Pacific Science Center

June 25 - July 7, 2019

Join Pacific Science Center and Earthbound Expeditions for an astronomic tour of South America. Enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience to view the total solar eclipse on July 2nd from the beauty of Argentinian wine country. Explore the cultural marvels of Santiago and Buenos Aires plus view the majesty of the Milky Way from the Southern Hemisphere. You’ll be joined by Dave Cuomo, Planetarium Supervisor at Pacific Science Center, who will guide you in astronomical exploration! The travel experts at Earthbound Expeditions will provide 4-star accommodations as well as a local experts and guides. Plus, when you travel with Pacific Science Center you’ll make new friends who share you passion for lifelong learning while supporting science education for the next generation of innovators. A truly unique travel opportunity!

Expedition Highlights

Total Solar Eclipse
Guided visits of the Natural History Museums in Buenos Aires and Santiago
Expert-led talks on the geology of the Andes
Numerous private wine tastings with local producers in Chile and Argentina
A private tour of the Chilean Museum of Pre-Columbian Art
A walk highlighting the life of Eva Peron
The handicraft Sunday market of San Telmo
A seafood lunch in the central fish market of Santiago
A hands-on cooking class and pairing of Argentine foods with Malbec and Torrontés wines
Visit to a colonial hacienda
Andes crossing into Argentina
Ferry ride across the Rio de la Plata to Colonia, Uruguay
Travel with a group of like-minded adventurers

Trip Facts

13 Days/12 Nights
$7,850 per person land including one domestic flight in Argentina
Per person price includes $2,500 tax-deductible gift to Pacific Science Center
$1,299 Single Supplement
Group flight departs Seattle on June 24, 2019
Trip begins in Santiago on June 25
Trip ends in Buenos Aires in the evening of July 7
Trip returns to USA on July 8
Post-tour to Iguazú Falls ends on July 9

GROUP AIR:  $2,680 per person, United Airlines round-trip including taxes, fees and airport transfers in Santiago and Buenos Aires.

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