Atacama Desert Stargazing, San Pedro de Atacama

Nightlife · Night Tour
Ponder the night sky with Atacama Desert Stargazing, a tour operator offering experiences in small groups so that you can make the most of your activity. Look up into the night with rented telescopes, enjoying a hot drink or two, and let the guides explain just what you can expect to see above your head. A short presentation about astronomy and the area allows you to learn what to look for, which makes this a suitable activity for novice stargazers. Dress in layers to protect yourself from the nightly chill. By using our San Pedro de Atacama trip itinerary builder site, you can arrange your visit to Atacama Desert Stargazing and other attractions in San Pedro de Atacama.
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  • Jorge is extremely knowledgeable and very friendly. He explains the basics and answers all questions-he is a pro! Also, this is a unique chance to stare at starry sky through good equipment. If you...  more »
  • Great place to see the amazing southern costellations... I had the chance to spend a few nights here sorrounded by hills and clear sky, we were a group of friends who decided to travel to Chile to...  more »
  • Couldn't recommend Jorge's stargazing experience more! A truly wonderful experience from the pickup, to the warm welcome by Jorge and his assistant, the informative intro to astronomy and the...  more »
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  • This tour will forever hold a special place in our memories. Jorge's passion, knowledge and experience made for a wonderful and intimate night of observing the heavens. The sky in the Atacama desert is impressive enough but it was taken to a higher level with Jorge's explanations of how to properly appreciate the night sky followed by the use of some quality telescopes. Finally, it was the small details (blankets, hot beverages and personal gifts) that really sets this tour a part from the others. Please, do not leave San Pedro de Atacama without doing this tour.
  • Jorge is extremely knowledgeable and friendly. It might seem pricey, but it's worth every peso.
  • Great experience for a very cheap price. The stars are very clear and the instructor knowledgeable, looking through the telescopes was great. Also my girlfriend accidentally wheeled the telescope a solid 90 degrees when the instructor said beforehand "do not touch the telescope". His reaction to this desperately unfortunate mishap was good, he didn't mind! Good bloke, sound.
  • Got to see saturn and Jorge is really knowledgeable
  • Jorge Corante gave us an astonishing class on astronomy, and showed us the beautiful skies of Atacama on a few different telescopes. It’s definitely worth the price!

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