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Published Jul 30, 2019 12:00AM


Tour operator members of USTOA (United States Tour Operators Association) have curated a collection of itineraries inspired by space travel and made for astronomy enthusiasts.

Here is an overview of what is offered:

In African Travel’s “Under the Kenyan Skies” tour, travelers can watch the stars in handcrafted beds overlooking the Kenya landscape. Guests will also check out two wildlife regions, Laikipia and Masai Mara, through game drives, guided walks, and community visits, plus they will visit foster elephants at the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. Departures are available throughout 2019 starting at $10,295 per person. 

Avanti Destinations’ “Atacama Explorer & Space Observatory Star Gazing”itinerary takes travelers to Chile, spending three nights in Santiago and four nights in remote San Pedro de Atacama. The trip includes a Space Observatory Star Gazing Tour where guests will gaze at the skies above the Atacama Desert. Additional experiences include small group tours of the Valley of the Moon, the natural hot springs at Tatio Geyser, and Los Flamencos National Reserve to view flamingos. Departures are available throughout 2019 starting at $2,565 per person. 

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