Day 1: Arrival to the base camp
Welcome to Patagonia!
On your first day you will meet your guide at your selected meeting point and get your transfer to Santo Tomás Eclipse Base Camp located at 230 km far from Neuquén capital city (3hr 30 minutes driving). Once you arrive at the Base Camp you will be contacted by our Base Camp Hosts, who will provide you with the camping kit, show you the Camp and give you all the information that you might need during this program of 3 days.
You will have time to explore this amazing ranch until 7 pm when dinner will be served in order to let passengers go to bed early in order to wake up during midnight to see the peak of the Gemind meteor shower lights that will be taking part this nigh at 2am approx.
We will provide coffee and tea with some snacks during the night.
Meals included: Dinner menu (entrance: soup, main course: chicken and vegetables cooked on iron discs, dessert: Patagonic fruits)
Accommodation: Igloo tent, with sleeping bag , inflatable camping mat. (Camping kit : Led camping lantern & mug)
Day 2: Eclipse day at the Base Camp
Breakfast, lunch & dinner included
The itinerary of the Eclipse Day will be as it follows:
06:30 am: Breakfast
08 am: Set ourselves up at the open field
11 am: Second breakfast (fruits, croissants, coffee and tea)
11:45:38 am: Start of the Partial Eclipse
13:08:05 pm: Start of the Full Eclipse
13:09:08 pm: Full Eclipse
13:10:12 pm: End of the Full Eclipse
02 pm: Outdoor premium lunch
14:35:37 pm: End of the Partial Eclipse
Once the phenomenon is over and for those who have extra energy, we will be offering 3 different walks of low, medium or high level difficulty from the base camp.
Back at the base camp, dinner will be served around 8/8.30 pm
Meals included: Breakfast (Fruits, bread, croissants, eggs, marmalade, coffee and tea),
Lunch menu (all type of meat - lamb, beef, turkey) and vegetables gourmet sandwiches, dessert: fruits)
Farewell Dinner menu (lamb or chicken stew and vegetables stew) dessert: Patagonic candies called alfajores or fruits and patagonic cider for the farewell toast)
Accommodation: Igloo tent, with sleeping bag , inflatable camping mat. (Camping kit: Led camping lantern & mug)
Day 3: Final Day
Today, breakfast will be served at 7 am in order to be ready to take the 8.30 am the transfer back to the your selected drop off point.
Meals included: Breakfast (Fruits, bread, croissants, eggs, marmalade, coffee and tea).