Journey Latin America is launching a one-off highlights holiday to experience the 2017 annual solar eclipse in Chile.

The natural phenomenon will be seen to varying degrees across the southern half of South America but it is in Patagonia where the totality of the eclipse can be seen.

The 15-day holiday starts in Santiago before journeying south to the wilderness of Torres del Paine National Park and then onto Coyhaique, where guests will witness the big event on February 26.

Stargazing and salt flats feature at the Atacama Desert with an opportunity for a hot air balloon before stopping in the port city of Valparaíso.

Costing £5,457 per person this includes domestic flights, good-quality accommodation, breakfast, excursions and transfers. International flights are extra.


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