Mexico: Total Solar Eclipse

Mexico: Total Solar Eclipse

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  • Puebla Portada

2 April - 15 April 2024 (13 days)

Professor Roger Davies
(Churchill 1975)
Professor Emeritus Philip Wetton Chair of Astrophysics, University of Oxford
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Price per person sharing a double/twin room, including internal but not international flights.

Single supplement £795

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with Oxford’s Professor of Astrophysics

Join Professor Roger Davies (Christ's 1975), the Professor Emeritus Philip Wetton Chair of Astrophysics at the University of Oxford, for the total solar eclipse of 8 April 2024 in central Mexico.

On a two week itinerary, tour Mexico's colonial heartlands, visit Aztec, Olmec and Maya sites, and explore Puebla, both a beautiful city and also the centre of Mexico's astronomical research, where Professor Davies will give a public lecture and the group will visit the Large Millimeter Telescope.


  • Observe a total solar eclipse at the point in its trajectory with the lowest chance of cloud cover
  • Visit Mexico’s Large Millimeter Telescope (LMT) and High Altitude Water Observatory (HAWC) on the adjacent peak to Mexico’s highest mountain, the Pico de Orizaba
  • Spend a day with the scientists at INAOE (the National Institute of Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics), at their headquarters in Puebla
  • Visit museums and libraries in Mexico City and Puebla

To view the tour's full itinerary, please visit the Last Frontiers website

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ABTA Last Frontiers
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