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A MUST in Pisco Elqui!

Me and a friend took the tour some days ago. We highly recommend it! Jorge is very passionate about... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Midori Y
via mobile
Worth the visit!!

Jorge was such a great tour guide. Clearly very intelligent and passionate about what he does. He's... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
clkjennings
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Andean Touristic Observatory in the heart of Pisco Elqui village, with the widest panoramic view between giant mountains. Two telescopes: a Schmidt-Cassegrain of 11" & a Refractor of 6" (the jewel for demanding ones) to observ this beautifull starry...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Centenario s/n | 107 kms From La Serena, Pisco Elqui 1770000, Chile
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+56 9 7134 7300
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and a friend took the tour some days ago. We highly recommend it! Jorge is very passionate about astrology, he transmit this during his explanation and when he answered our questions in both Spanish and English. We had the opportunity to see stars and...More

Thank Midori Y
Jorge T, Propietario at Observatorio Andino Chakana, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks to you.

Reviewed 11 June 2018

Jorge was such a great tour guide. Clearly very intelligent and passionate about what he does. He's willing to show you specific things you're curious about and always has an answer. The Spanish/English tour was also very impressive. I recommend going if you are in...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Jorge is a very nice guy. We were only 4 people in the group, all English speakers so we had all info in English which was really good because all others tours were in Spanish only. 2h in total, with good informations and stars and...More

Thank Ludivine R
Jorge T, Propietario at Observatorio Andino Chakana, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thanks to you...

Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

I am traveling for 7 weeks now and the star gazing tour with the Chakana Observatory is one of the best experiences I had. The group was fairly small (7 people) and we could take as much time as we wanted to glare through the...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

An interesting and informative tour in pisco elqui. A small group, plenty of time with the telescopes and good English spoken.

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Reviewed 19 May 2016

Highly recommended, knowledgable astronomer with good equipment. Friendly and fluent in English which helped us immensely. As it quite close to Pisco Elqui also you can walk there without having to rely on buses our your own transport.

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Jorge T, Propietario at Observatorio Andino Chakana, responded to this reviewResponded 28 May 2016

Thanks, even if i'm not an astronomer... just one year of astronomy & 15 doing this job.

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