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Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 1BU
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Our imaginative Eclipse tours to Faroe Islands, Indonesia, Tanzania and North America (Wyoming), are designed to give the best viewing opportunities, with expert knowledge and an incredible traveling experience. Our astronomer led and culture-rich astronomy tours provide opportunities to experience unique astronomical events and excellent star gazing in exotic countries. 

As well as set date eclipse and astronomy tours, we also tailor make eclipse and astronomy travel for individuals. 

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USA 2017 Eclipse Tour Itinerary

Our 2017 USA Eclipse Tour held in Wyoming State is nature rich and set in the dramatic landscape of Yellowstone National Park and the Grand Tetons. This luxury eclipse tour is squarely centred in the eclipse path.

Core Itinerary 

Day 1: August 18, 2017:  Arrival in Jackson Hole    

Arrive in Jackson Hole (JAC) in time for the 6:00pm Welcome Dinner 
Overnight: Lexington Inn & Suites, Jackson, Wyoming 
Meals: Dinner included

USA Eclipse Tour Accommodation 2017 Lexington Hotel Jackson

USA Eclipse Tour Accommodation 2017 Lexington Hotel Jackson

USA Eclipse Tour Accommodation 2017 Lexington Hotel Jackson

USA Eclipse Tour Accommodation 2017 Lexington Hotel Jackson

Day 2: August 19, 2017:  Safari Grand Teton National Park 

Enjoy the day afield in Grand Teton National Park searching various habitats for moose, elk, bison and black bears. The mid-afternoon hours will be spent on a scenic float down the Snake River.
Overnight at Turpin Meadow Ranch, Moran, Wyoming 
Meals: Breakfast , lunch and dinner included

Eclipse Tour 2017 Accommodation
USA Eclipse tour 2017 Wyoming

Day 3: August 20, 2017: Yellowstone National Park – Geyser Basin hiking

Today will be a day trip into the Yellowstone National Parks famed geyser basins where we will witness an eruption of Old Faithful. 
The afternoon will be spent hiking to Fairy Falls and Imperial Geyser Basin (approximately a 5 mile level round trip hike)
Overnight at Turpin Meadow Ranch, Moran, Wyoming
Meals: Breakfast lunch and dinner included

Day 4: August 21, 2017: Total Eclipse of the Sun – Grand Teton National Park

Today we will witness a total eclipse of the sun based in Grand Teton National Park. We will venture further south towards the centre line of the path to one of our pre-selected eclipse viewing sites giving a maximum eclipse viewing of 2 minutes and 20 seconds.

Image from the NASA website

Image from the NASA website

Find out more information on Our USA Eclipse Viewing Site. 
Overnight at Turpin Meadow Ranch, Moran, Wyoming
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Day 5: August 22, 2017: Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River & Hayden Valley

Today we will day trip back into Yellowstone National Park and visit the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Optional Day hikes will be offered to Silver Cord Cascade Overlook, the tallest waterfall in Yellowstone National Park (approximately 2.5 miles round trip with moderate elevation gain) and an optional Yellowstone Lake Boat Cruise (at additional cost).
Overnight at Turpin Meadow Ranch, Moran, Wyoming
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Day 6: August 23, 2017: Grand Teton National Park Optional Activities

Today will be a day spent enjoying various ranch/recreational optional activities, horseback riding, fly fishing, day hiking.
Join the Farewell Dinner in Jackson, Wyoming
Overnight at Lexington Inn and Suites, Jackson, Wyoming
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner included

Wyoming Eclipse Tour - Grand Teton Activities 

Wyoming Eclipse Tour - Grand Teton Activities 

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Day 7: August 24, 2017: Departure

Depart at your leisure with a complimentary transfer to the Jackson Hole Airport or extend your trip and carry on the adventure. 
Meals: Breakfast included


INCLUDES: 

All accommodation and meals as specified. Airport transfers. Expedition leader. Entrance fees

EXCLUDES: 

International flights. Visas. Insurance. alcoholic beverages, optional activities, items of a personal nature (phone calls, laundry, etc.)

Getting there and getting home

Please plan to arrive in Jackson in time for our 6 pm welcome/orientation dinner. You are free to depart at any time on the final day.

If you would like us to book your international flights to/from Jackson or your extra travel arrangements around the core itinerary we offer competitive prices and creative travel itineraries.