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Trouvaille is your Tucson travel solution! We provide uniquely curated small group, hosted, day trip experiences in the Tucson area for locals and visitors -- with the goal of highlighting the diversity, fun, and uniqueness of our home.
  • You'll start at
    Tucson, AZ, USA
    We pick up our travelers at their location, followed by the transit to Kitt Peak.
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    Kitt Peak National Observatory
    Stop: 6 hours - Admission included
    Trouvaille invites you to spend a day exploring the cosmos with a day trip to Kitt Peak National Observatory. This all-inclusive trip includes astronomy-related goodies, local transportation (pickup and dropoff at your home or hotel), a specially-curated lunch, two tours at Kitt Peak, a visit to the Kitt Peak Visitors center, and free time to stroll around the Kitt Peak complex. Your Trouvaille host will be planetary scientist, Dr. Paul Hardersen, who has spent almost two decades studying asteroids, investigating what they’re made of, and how are they are related to meteorites that fall to the Earth. He will be providing his expertise and guidance during this exciting and educational event. This day trip is available for groups of 5 or more people.
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  • You'll end at
    Tucson, AZ, USA
    We pick up our travelers at their location, followed by the transit to Kitt Peak.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Tucson, AZ, USA
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • We will provide lunch curated by a local Tucson area restaurant.
  • Private transportation
  • Your Trouvaille host.
  • An astronomy-themed Trouvaille welcome gift bag.
  • Tour fees at Kitt Peak.
  • Entry/Admission - Kitt Peak National Observatory
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Rae G wrote a review Mar 2020
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I live in Maine and looked forward to doing the tour of Kitt Peak observatory. Unfortunately I was not allowed to take this tour because I am a solo traveler
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Date of experience: March 2020
Response from Journey11783310738, Owner at Kitt Peak: Explore the Stars!
Responded Apr 23, 2020
Hi Rae ~ Thanks for writing. Our day trips require a minimum of 5 people unfortunately. However, you can drive up on our own and visit the site the next time you are in the area. Thank you!
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  • Duration: 8h
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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