Cusco: Southern Skies Planetarium Experience

Cusco: Southern Skies Planetarium Experience

From $64 per person

Located just 15 minutes from the historic center of Cusco and surrounded by beautiful landscapes, Planetarium Cusco is one of the most original planetariums in the world. This is your opportunity to learn about famous stars visible from this region.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 2.5 hours
Starting time 5:30 PM
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish
Small group
Limited to 15 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the southern skies with a professional guide
  • Observe the Inca constellations
  • Take a look into the past
Full description
Your tour will begin as you are picked up from your hotel between 5:20PM and 5:35PM. Once pickup is completed, the tour will begin by advancing to one of the most unique planetariums in the world. Your experience is guaranteed to be entertaining, as well as unique and educational. Your guides will tell you stories, and will also reveal the secrets of why their ancestors observed the skies to understand the world. Following this, you will enjoy an incredible projection of the southern skies, the stars, and the Inca constellations and their hidden stories with your professional telescope. You will observe many stars, nebulas, planets, and the most important constellations of the skies of the southern hemisphere. Following your experience, your tour will end near the Plaza De Armas in Cuzco at approximately 8:15PM.
Includes
  • Pickup from your hotel
  • Tickets
  • Transport
  • Professional guide
  • Historic storytelling
  • Telescopes
  • Anything else not mentioned above
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • Customers must keep distance in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
  • Customers must fill out a travel information form
  • Customers will get a mandatory temperature check

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Date

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Meeting point

You will be picked up from your Cusco hotel between 5:20PM to 5:35PM, you must wait in the reception room of your hotel. At the time of booking, please provide your hotel details, name, and address.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport

Know before you go

  •  Please note, this tour only operates Monday-Saturday
  • Please book at least one-day in advance
  • Please remember to always be careful with the professional telescopes
  • This tour lasts for 2.5 hours
Customer reviews

Overall rating

5 / 5

based on 2 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    5.0/5
  • Transportation
    5.0/5
  • Value for money
    5/5
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You can tell the family is very passionate about the planetarium and the knowledge they share with you. For a family run planetarium it is quite impressive. Definitely recommend

October 29, 2019

Even though the sky was overcast during the activity, it is worth the detour. It is a local project built by enthusiasts of astronomy. The projection of the sky with the explanations given is fascinating and instructive. There is even a short time on the Northern Hemisphere.

November 30, 2019

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