2020 Total Solar Eclipse Tour

Tour Extensions

You can extend your visit to South America and include some of the other highlights of this amazing and colourful continent. The Extensions here can be added to most of the itineraries, but some will require additional hotel accommodation. This information is in the price panel at the bottom of the page.

Machu Picchu, Sacred Valley and Cusco

 

Day One - Arrive in Lima on your international flight, overnight at a hotel in the city.

Day Two - Fly to Cusco today, high in the Peruvian Andes. Transfer on arrival to a hotel in the Sacred Valley.

Day Three - A full day visit to the spectacular ruins at Machu Picchu, starting the day with a train trip along the Urubamba Valley, then a guided tour of the site.

Day Four - Tour through the valley today and visit the village of Pisac before heading on to Cusco for a city tour including the impressive fortress of Sacsayhuarman.

Day Five - Return to Lima today for an overnight.

Day Six - Join an onward flight to Santiago today to begin your tour (additional overnights may be required - see below) .

Rio and Iguazu Falls

 

Day One - Arrive in Rio on your international flight where  two nights beachside hotel accommodation will be provided in this vibrant, colourful city.

Day Two - At leisure in Rio. A chance to relax on the beaches or join an optional tour of the scenic highlights including Sugar Loaf Mountain and Corcovado.

Day Three - Fly to inland Brazil today for a three day visit to the incomparable Iguazu Falls.

Day Four and Day Five - Visit the Falls. This vast waterfall complex has many well designed walkways leading to breathtaking overviews. Your guided tour will include both the Brazil side and the Argentine side of the Falls.

Day Six - Join an onward flight to Buenos Aires today.

Easter Island

Day 1 – Arrive in Santiago on your international flight for an overnight stay.

Day 2 - Fly from Santiago to Easter Island and transfer to your hotel on arrival (Rapa Nui Eco Lodge or similar)

Day 3 and Day 4 – Two full day tours of Easter Island visiting Anakena Beach, Ahe Te Pito Kura, Rano Raraku, Ahu Tongariki, Ahu Akahanga, Ana Kai Tagata, Rano Kau, Orongo, Ahu Huri A Urenga, Ahu Vai Teka, Puna Pau and Ahu Akivi whilst on the island. Over 1,000 of the Moai statues testify to the once complex society on this very remote island and your expert local guides will give a detailed explanation of the history. Wonderful opportunities for memorable photography during your tour of the island.

Day 5 - Join your return flight to Santiago today.

Christmas in Antarctica

A twelve day Extension, commencing after the main eclipse tours on 18th December in Buenos Aires. The itinerary includes a flight to Ushuaia in Argentina's far south Tierra del Fuego where you join your expedition ship MV Ushuaia for a ten day cruise around the Antarctic Peninsula with shore visits in zodiacs to observe the wildlife.

Full details of this extension are HERE

Machu Picchu/Cusco Extension

This Extension starts in Lima on 3rd Dec 2020 and ends in Santiago on 8th Dec 2020. The price includes domestic flights between Lima and Cusco and Lima to Santiago. All transfers, guided sightseeing tours and hotel accommodation is included.

If you have a reservation on Tour X you will require an additional three nights accommodation in Santiago before the start of your eclipse tour.

 

If you have a reservation on Tours B or D you will require an additional two nights accommodation in Santiago before the start of your eclipse tour.

If you have a reservation on Tour C you will require one additional night in Santiago.

For Tours A and A2, your arrival in Santiago will be Day One of your eclipse tour, therefore no additional accommodation is needed. 

The extra hotel accommodation in Santiago will be added to your Extension Confirmation *Santiago £97 / $125 per person per night in a twin/double room

Extension Cost £1,650 / $2,150 per person

Single supplement £615 / $800

*Includes domestic flights between Lima and Cuzco and Lima to Santiago. All transfers, guided sightseeing tours and hotel accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis.

Rio and Iguazu Falls Extension 

 

This Extension starts in Rio on 4th Dec 2020 and ends in Buenos Aires on 9th Dec 2020. The price includes domestic flights between Rio and Iguazu Falls and Iguazu Falls to Buenos Aires. All transfers, guided sightseeing tours and hotel accommodation is included.

If you have a reservation on Tours E3 and K2 you will require an additional two nights accommodation in Buenos Aires before the start of your eclipse tour.

If you have a reservation on Tour B2, D2, M and M2 you will require one additional night in Buenos Aires.

For Tour C2, your arrival in Buenos Aires will be Day One of your eclipse tour, therefore no additional accommodation is needed. 

The extra hotel accommodation in Buenos Aires will be added to your Extension Confirmation *Buenos Aires  £77 / $100 per person per night in a twin/double room

Extension Cost £1,210 / $1,575 per person

Single supplement £675 / $875

*Includes domestic flights between Rio and Iguazu and Iguazu to Buenos Aires. All transfers, guided sightseeing tours and hotel accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis.

Easter Island Extension

This Extension starts in Santiago on 4th Dec 2020 and ends in Santiago on 8th Dec 2020. The price includes domestic flights between Santiago and Easter Island (return). All transfers, guided sightseeing tours and hotel accommodation is included.

If you have a reservation on Tour X you will require an additional three nights accommodation in Santiago before the start of your eclipse tour.

 

If you have a reservation on Tours B or D you will require an additional two nights accommodation in Santiago before the start of your eclipse tour.

If you have a reservation on Tour C you will require one additional night in Santiago.

For Tours A and A2, your arrival in Santiago will be Day One of your eclipse tour, therefore no additional accommodation is needed. 

The extra hotel accommodation in Santiago will be added to your Extension Confirmation *Santiago £97 / $125 per person per night in a twin/double room

Extension Cost £2,270 / $2,950 per person

(single supplement £410 / $530)

Includes domestic flights Santiago/Easter Island (return), transfers, sightseeing and hotel accommodation on a bed and breakfast basis.

Combining Extensions - Please contact us if you are interested in combining two or more of the above Extensions.