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2015 Total Solar Eclipse Tours
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Welcome to Eclipse-City : where the moon mates the sun...

You have reached one of the most exciting travel companies in the world.
Let yourself find out why watching the sun mating the moon is one of the most exciting and unforgettable experiences in your lifetime and why traveling with Eclipse-City may become as addictive to you as to many others before.
Eclipse-City quoted in Lonely Planet’s special guide for the 2006 total solar eclipse. Press the Lonely Planet logo at the right to view the excerpt. Lonely Planet Guide
Eclipse-City in U.S. Department of State eJournal of October 2006 

2021 Total Solar Eclipse Tours

Antarctica
Planning
Phase
Antarctica & Eclipse
(10-day from Punta Arenas or Ushuaia)

These fantastic journeys will let you view the eclipse from one of the most magical locations on our Earth or else airborne. Be aware already that those services will be very expensive for such a rewarding experience.

Information Request ]

2017 Total Solar Eclipse Tours

United States America
Planning
Phase
United States of America & Eclipse
(7-day from Salt Lake City or 2-day from Idaho Falls)

This private sightseeing tour will let you view the eclipse from an interesting location among an international team of solar physics scientists.

Information Request ]

2017 Annular Solar Eclipse Tours

Angola
Full
Angola & Eclipse
(7-day from Luanda)

This private sightseeing tour will let you view the eclipse from an interesting location at sunset and participate to an international conference on solar eclipses.

Information Request ]

2016 Annular Solar Eclipse Tours

Madagascar
Full
Madagascar & Eclipse
(7-day from Antananarivo)

This private sightseeing tour will let you view the eclipse from an interesting location, benefit from my presence and participate to the shooting of a TV documentary.

Information Request ]

2016 Total Solar Eclipse Tours

Plun Island
Completed
Indonesia - North Maluku at Longest Duration and Best Sky
(4 to 7-day or longer tours in Indonesia to the North Maluku from Jakarta or Ternate)

Eclipse observation during 3 minutes 18 seconds will be possible on the large Halmahera island from two distinct and exclusive locations in order to optimize the weather prospects and the duration of totality. As an option, a stratospheric eclipse observation from 48,000 feet, in a dark and transparent sky, will be available to a very limited number of participants.

Information Request ]
Solar Eclipse Maestro 2016 E-Flight
Completed
Eclipse Flights
(6 to 7-day tour in Indonesia to the North Maluku from Ternate)

Your journey will begin in Jakarta or Ternate, and will take you to the North Maluku archipelago from where you can view the eclipse for longer than three minutes either from the ground or a stratospheric aircraft. A unique and unforgettable adventure.

Information Request ]
Scientific Experiments and Astronomy

Please contact us for your special eclipse program that will let you setup your equipment at the best location in Indonesia and do some sightseeing.
Electricity, Internet, liquid nitrogen or any other requirements will be quoted separately.

Information Request ]

2015 Total Solar Eclipse Tours

Solar Eclipse Maestro 2015 E-Flight
Completed
Eclipse Flights at Longest Duration
(half day eclipse flights from Paris or Geneva)

Stratospheric eclipse observation will be done in-flight near the point of longest eclipse in order to optimize the duration (3 minutes 50 seconds +) and quality of observations from 49,000 feet with a dark and transparent sky.

Detailed Itinerary & Booking ]
Norway
On Hold
Norway - Svalbard ± Eclipse Flight
(2-day tour from Paris)

Fly with us straight from Paris to Svalbard in the Arctic and take part in this historic moment while viewing the eclipse for nearly two minutes and a half.

Information Request ]
North Pole



Cancelled
North Pole & Eclipse
(10-day tour to the North Pole from Paris or London)

Your journey will begin in Paris or London, and will take you to the North Pole from where you’ll be viewing the eclipse for nearly two minutes just barely over the horizon. A unique and unforgettable adventure.

Information Request ]
Scientific Experiments and Astronomy

Please contact us for your special eclipse program that will let you setup your equipment and do some sightseeing.
Electricity, Internet, liquid nitrogen or any other requirements will be quoted separately.

Information Request ]

2013 Total Solar Eclipse Tours

Gorilla
Completed
Uganda - Kenya


Multiple tours are being prepared. Eclipse observation will be possible from multiple locations in order to optimize the weather prospects.

Inquiry ]
Scientific Experiments and Astronomy

Please contact us for your special eclipse program that will let you setup your equipment and do some sightseeing.
Electricity, Internet, liquid nitrogen or any other requirements will be quoted separately.

Inquiry ]
Eclipse November Average Cloudiness Centerline
Average November cloudiness graph
in percent along the eclipse centerline
(courtesy of Jay Anderson)
  HSE 2013 View site
Proposed viewing sites
(One in Uganda, two in Kenya)


2013 Annular Solar Eclipse Tours

Australia
Completed
Australia - Northern Territory, Western Australia & Eclipse
(7 to 14-day "A la carte" from Sydney or Perth)

This private "à la carte" sightseeing tour will let you view the eclipse from an interesting location at sunrise while taking you to other wonderful places we can discuss about.

Information Request ]

2012 Total Solar Eclipse Tours

Great Reef Barrier
Completed
Australia - Queensland


Multiple tours are being prepared. Eclipse observation will be possible from multiple locations in order to optimize the weather prospects.

Inquiry ]
Scientific Experiments and Astronomy

Please contact us for your special eclipse program that will let you setup your equipment and do some sightseeing.
Electricity, Internet, liquid nitrogen or any other requirements will be quoted separately.

Inquiry ]

2012 Annular Solar Eclipse & Venus Transit Tours

United States America
Completed
USA - Southwest (annular eclipse) + Hawaii (Venus transit)
(19 to 25-day "A la carte" from Los Angeles)

This private "à la carte" sightseeing tour will let you view the eclipse from an interesting location while taking you to other wonderful places we can discuss about.
The tour can be extended with the last Venus transit during your lifetime from the top of the Mauna Kea in Hawaii.

Information Request ]

Previous Tours Itineraries

2010 Total Solar Eclipse |  2009 Total Solar Eclipse |  2008 Total Solar Eclipse

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December 2008 Newsletter

View tour reports from our travelers and partners.
Libya & Turkey 2006
Libya Turkey March 2006
Kathy Sturges (California, USA)

Martin Rothe (Germany)

Ralf Steyer (Germany)
  Antarctica 2003
Antarctica November 2003
Fred Bruenjes (California, USA)

Bob Shambora (USA)

Ellen Drake (Botswana)

Jen Winter (Missouri, USA)
Working with : 
Institute for Astronomy  NASA  Institute of Astronomy  Osservatorio Astronomico di Torino  Instituto Nationale di Fisica Nucleare  Instituto Nazionale di Astrofisica (Osservatorio Astronomico di Bologna)  Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias  CERN  Brno University Technology  IAP

Some Previous Tours

2016 in Indonesia
2016 Indonesia
2015 in the stratosphere
2015 Stratosphere
2008 in China
2008 China
2006 in Libya & Turkey
2006 Libya Turkey
2005 in the South Pacific
2005 South Pacific
2003 in Antarctica
2003 Antarctica
2002 in Australia
2002 Australia

Eclipse-City offers personalized services to our clients. We are a small specialized travel company handling each person as an individual and speak fluently English, German, French and Spanish. Our growing number of repeat clients testifies to the confidence and respect we have developed among experienced travelers.
Our solar eclipse-related tours are usually in partnership with the international scientific community. This relationship plus the fact that we always do scouting trips well in advance allow us to offer you the very best tours available.

Last page update on May 3, 2015.
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