On this 10-day expedition, you will get to see the unique total solar eclipse of December 14 of 2020 in Argentina, one of the best places to view it in the world. Learn all about the history and natural wonders you encounter on this tour with knowledgeable guides along the way.
South America will be the witness of a unique celestial event that you won’t want to miss. On this 10-day expedition, you will get to see the total solar eclipse of December 14 of 2020 in Argentina, the best place to view it in the world. You’ll also see a remarkable range of sceneries in this South America solar eclipse journey. You’ll visit locations like the stylish city of Buenos Aires, the small lakeside town of San Martin de los Andes, the volcanoes of the Puyehue National Park in Chile and other exciting sights. Learn all about the history and natural wonders you encounter on this tour with knowledgeable guides along the way.
Duration: 10 days
Start Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
End Location: Santiago de Chile
Availability: December 10 – 19, 2020
Miscellaneous: Group sizes vary in size with normally up to around forty people on a coach
Day 1: Arrive in Buenos Aires
Arrival in Buenos Aires, the charming capital of Argentina. You’ll meet at the hotel and check-in from 15:00. Have a day exploring the colorful city and surrounding area. Accommodation will be at Sheraton Hotel or similar.
Day 2: Explore the city of Buenos Aires
Firstly, you’ll receive a delicious breakfast at the hotel. Then you’ll be free to delve into the city of Buenos Aires all day. You can join an optional excursion where you’ll be able to visit an estancia in the countryside and see a Tango show in the evening.
Day 3: Travel to San Martin de los Andes
After checking out, you’ll travel to Buenos Aires airport and fly across Argentina to the small lakeside town of San Martin de los Andes. After arrival, you’ll check-in at the hotel from 15:00. This town will be the area for the eclipse day excursion. Accommodation will be at Hotel Tunqueley, Hotel Viejo Esquiador or similar.
Day 4: Explore San Martin de los Andes
After breakfast, you’ll have all day to discover the stunning area of San Martin de los Andes. Optional excursions will be available, like joining boat trips on the phenomenal lake.
Day 5: Excursion to see the Argentina Eclipse 2020 from Malleo
Enjoy breakfast and prepare for an excursion to observe the Argentina eclipse 2020 from Malleo. The Malleo site is a scenic location north of Junin de los Andes and approx 70 km from San Martin de los Andes. With always great weather prospects, you’ll behold the spectacular scenery on this journey to the site. The downward slopes to the east of the range have a dry desert climate with a clear sky, which makes it the perfect place to observe an eclipse. There you’ll experience the beautiful celestial event. After the eclipse, you’ll return to San Martin de Los Andes.
Day 6: Scenic Ride to Puerto Varas
After checking out the hotel and breakfast, you’ll travel through the Andes from Argentina into Chile and admire the extraordinary scenery along the way. This area has extensive volcanic activity, so you’ll get to see the spectacular volcanoes of the Puyehue National Park including the breathtaking snow-capped Osorno Volcano. You’ll end at Puerto Varas and check-in at the hotel from 15:00. Accommodation will be at Hotel Bellavista or similar.
Day 7: Excursion to Petrohue Falls
After breakfast, a day full of excitement will begin. Join a trip to the impressive chute-like falls of Petrohue while reveling in the stunning backdrop of the Osorno Volcano. Entrance fee included.
Day 8: Travel to Santiago
Check out and travel to Puerto Montt airport where you’ll have a short flight to Santiago. You’ll check in from 15:00 and staying overnight in Chile’s capital. Accommodation will be at Hotel Atton Vitacura or similar.
Day 9: Explore the city of Santiago
On this day you will be free to discover the city of Santiago. Optional excursions will be available.
Day 10: Last day
Enjoy breakfast & check out at the hotel.
After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.