Delve into the world of astronomy beneath the clear skies of northern Chile and enjoy exclusive access and behind-the-scenes tours of major observatories. This unique  journey also balances culture, food, and wine alongside stargazing—from Santiago to the Atacama Desert.  

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 Atacama Large Millimeter Array (ALMA) antenna.
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Chile Earth and Sky

A Stargazing Journey from Santiago to the Atacama Desert

13 days from $9,990

Delve into the world of astronomy beneath the clear skies of northern Chile and enjoy exclusive access and behind-the-scenes tours of major observatories. This unique  journey also balances culture, food, and wine alongside stargazing—from Santiago to the Atacama Desert.  

or Call 855-330-1542

Experts

Oct 5 - 17, 2023 Departure
Richard Miller

Richard Miller

Dr. Richard S. Miller is a Senior Professional Staff member at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. He is an astrophysicist whose research efforts have taken him from experiments deep underground in mines to satellites that orbit the Moon, from cataclysmic deaths of stars to the detection of water on the Moon, and from submarines to mountain tops. His work is currently focused on developing the Moon as a platform for astronomy. As a professor of physics and astronomy for over 15 years he is committed to education and outreach to all ages and has appeared on several programs including public radio’s Science Friday. He still dreams of being an astronaut.

Jan 3 - 15, 2024 Departure
Michelle Thaller

Michelle Thaller

Dr. Michelle Thaller is an astrophysicist with over two decades of science communication experience. Her research involves the lifecycles of stars, and she has worked at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and Goddard Space Flight Center. She has appeared in many television science programs, including How the Universe Works and Space’s Deepest Secrets. Michelle has done two TEDx talks about astronomy and has hosted the podcast Orbital Path on public radio.