Enjoy an enchanted night under the starry skies of the Serra da Mantiqueira on this night-time Milky Way tour. Study the basic concepts of astronomy and gain a better understanding for the infinite space beyond earth.
Look up at a beautiful, clear starry sky
Gain knowledge of astronomy in the mountains of the Serra da Mantiqueira
One of the best places in the world for astronomical observation
Duration: 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Start/End Location: City of Gonçalves
Availability: Best during winter between April and September
Miscellaneous: Available in English or Portuguese
The Nocturnal Milky Way tour is a unique chance to enjoy the night sky of the Serra da Mantiqueira. We depart at night, heading to a privileged place, located at 6463 ft. of altitude. Isolated from any urban illumination, you’ll be able to fully enjoy all the splendor of the stars, constellations, Milky Way, and planets. To top it off, we serve a picnic with hot chocolate, toasts and handmade jellies, all under a starry sky.
Transport in 4 × 4 vehicle
Specialized guide (with training in the environmental area) equipped with first aid kit
Insurance against personal accidents (with coverage of medical and hospital expenses among others)
What to Bring
Lightweight and comfortable clothing, pants and warm clothing for cold and wind
Closed shoes (sneakers or boots)
Drive in closed car for couple, family or groups of 1 to 4 people. This way, we guarantee more quality and exclusivity to customers.
There is the option of hiring a photographer for value separately.
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Gonçalves, Brazil-22.658900, -45.855800
What Happens After I Book?
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