Solar Eclipse in Patagonia – December 13th – 15th, 2020, ALCHEMY DMC Argentina and Tres Rios ranch are recently involved in a joined venture, for you to enjoy the forthcoming 2020 solar eclipse. We invite you to join us, The Alchemists, on this exceptional travel experience.

The Northern Patagonia region, where Tres Rios ranch is situated, will be the epicenter of this breathtaking natural phenomenon and due to its matchless scene; we have developed an exclusive private Camp only for a few privileged clients and guests.

ABOVE: Tres Rios Ranch, Northern Patagonia, Argentina

The Northern Patagonia region, where Tres Rios ranch is situated, will be the epicenter of this breathtaking natural phenomenon and due to its matchless scene; we have developed an exclusive private Camp only for a few privileged clients and guests.

For the eclipse day ( December 14th ), we will cross the internal river and drive 2 hours for the main eclipse-epicenter, called Piedra del Aguila area, where we will have a special set up for these guests. Where: Patagonia, Argentina. Greatest Eclipse: 16:14:39. Saros: 142 (23 of 72). Max with of band: 90 km (56 mi). Magnitude: 1.0254.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13TH 2020

Arrive at the Local Airport of San Martin de Los Andes (CPC). Meet our team, ground transfer to Tres Rios Ranch, approximate drive time of 40 min. Upon arrival, welcome drinks and appetizer, settle down, organize the tents.
During the evening we will drive to different locations on the property where you could enjoy the breathtaking scenery overlooking at the Lanin Volcano (12000 ft) highest elevation in the area while driving around you could expect to see different wildlife such as Red Stag deer, Wild boar, Guanacos, Condors, eagles and other species. We will be back at the Camp Area by 8 PM to enjoy a typical Argentine Asado (barbecue) cooked on the fire accompanied by fresh vegetables, enjoying some of our best wines Argentine Malbec.

Our campground is located on the Collon Cura Valley, next to the Collon Cura River (translate to Stone Mask Mapuche Indian language) the site is surrounded by poplars and willows that are over one hundred years of age among other fruit trees.

Meals: Dinner

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Glamping in Patagonia at Tres Rios Lodge, for this unique once-in-a-lifetime experience. This set will have 5 – 6 double bell tents, very nice ones, full camping with toilets, chef and services, in a private property, only 1000 meters for the lodge, internet access, so extremally exclusive, a quiet unique option for this event. Minimum stay : 3 days – 2 nights in the set.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 14TH 2020

Solar Eclipse Day. Starting the day early, breakfast will be served at 7:30 AM, followed by a short ground transfer on a 4WD vehicle to the Confluence of two of the important rivers in Neuquén State, the Chimehuin and Alumine rivers. We will be crossing on a drift boat to meet the shuttle that will drive us to Piedra del Aguila where we have the private setting for the eclipse. We will get to our special location for the eclipse in the Patagonian steppe, where our eclipse concierge and the team will be waiting for us. During the eclipse, there is going to be a few telescopes and other gear to see the progress as well as special eclipse glasses. The camp has a spa on-site with a range of relaxing treatments, gourmet food, great local wine, and plush beds. The eclipse will start around midday so we want to be on the site at least one hour before the event. There will be yoga mats, couches and chairs to make everybody comfortable, we will be serving drinks and lunch. Lunch will be available any time between 12 to 2 PM, including fruits, typical finger food, sandwiches, and beverages.
We will return to the camping ground in the evening, where our staff will be waiting to serve dinner.

Meals: B, L & D

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The eclipse will start around midday so we want to be on the site at least one hour before the event. 11.45AM the moon will begin to eclipse the sun. 01.07PM the full eclipse ( crown effect ) will take place for 2 minutes following the crown. After that, the sun will start showing until 2.35 PM when the solar eclipse will be over. Lunch will be available any time between 12 PM and 2 PM, while you and yours enjoy this unique phenomenon.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15TH 2020

Breakfast will be served at 8:30 AM, we will have time for a short drive to river for those that want to take some pictures or hike to different locations nearby. Midday transfer back to the local Airport in time to your flight back to Buenos Aires or you could also add an extra day in the camp for more action!

Meals: B

END OF PROGRAM

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EXTRA DAY
Night in the Camp available for additional activities: Fishing, Horseback Ridding, Kayaking, Rafting, Helicopter rides and Hiking experiences.

RATES:
Full Packate 2 nights / 3 days
DBL Occupancy
USD 5990 p/p
SGL Occupancy USD 8580 p/p
Extra Night
DBL Occupancy USD 2995 p/p
SGL Occupancy USD 4290 p/p

Terms, Deposit, Cancellations & Refund:
Rates per person in US American Dollars. For an extra Full Day – extra Night in the camp after or before Eclipse Program dates, we consider adding an extra daily rate as shown in the rates chart including Fishing, Horse Riding, Kayaking, Rafting and Hiking experiences, all meals. Helicopter rides should be quoted on request.
These rates include: All exclusive ALCHEMY DMC ́s camp set up for 10 to 15 people in total – 5/7 tents with inflatable mattresses. All meals described in the itinerary, all beverages & open bar. Private access to the Ranch, river crossing, shuttle to Piedra del Aguila. Access to a private site at the most important place for the Eclipse: Piedra del Aguila including lunch & drinks included. Transfers to and from the local airport, 4WD Vehicles, bilingual guides. Free WI-FI access at the campground, tours on the property.
These rates do not include: Phone calls, laundry and gratuities. Domestic flights Aerolineas Argentinas tickets from Buenos Aires to San Martin de Los Andes from USD 350.00 pp, to be quoted on request. Land transfers from Bariloche or another city/airport.
Deposit & Cancellations: A deposit of 50% confirms your reservation (dates, rates and location). Deposits are NON-REFUNDABLE. Upon paying your deposit you have agreed to the terms of this cancellation policy. The final payment is required 45 days before your departure date.