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Why Book With Us?

  • Mother and son, family-owned Mojave Desert businesses since 2001.
  • The only guided ATV outfitters in the Death Valley region.
  • Located on the Old Spanish National Historic Trail, we have expert knowledge of its history.
  • The only custom tour company in the Death Valley region with immediate access to its wonders.
  • Cynthia has been loving and exploring the Mojave Desert for over 20 years.
  • Cynthia’s Basecamp is strategically located and has all the comforts of home.

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2 Nights
Availability : Any time of the year. TO BE ANNOUNCED.
Max People : 12
Tour Details
Stargazing
Night Sky Celestial Viewings

Join us for a desert immersion experience… only looking up! Cynthia’s Basecamp sits under a rare dark night sky in the Amargosa Basin adjacent to Death Valley National Park. This perfect spot provides ring side seats to nature’s most spectacular shows; astronomical events. Due to the unpredictable nature of these anomalies, this will be a last-minute booking. Contact Cynthia to be put on the guest list if you become aware of a visible comet or astronomical event in our region. Everything must come together perfectly. The moon phase must be right, there must be no cloud cover, and the timing of the event must be at night, so to be visible against our velvet black night sky.

Look for announcements for a potential upcoming comet or other astronomical event. Watch for updates leading up to the event. When we are reasonably sure that the event will be visible, guests can make the booking.

Check-In Time

3:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Check-Out Time

12:00 pm

Price Includes

  • Star Gazing platform Set Up for the Event
  • Snacks and Drinks Provided During the Evening
  • Two Nights Guest Room Accommodations
  • Two Dinners and Two Breakfasts
  • Overview of Natural Hot Springs Options

Price Excludes

  • Any Private Expenses
  • Lunches
  • Hot Springs Day Pass (optional)
  • Tour Guide Gratuity

Complementaries

  • Wi-Fi
  • Common Area Open 24 Hours with Guest Refrigerator
  • Bathrobes And Extra Towels for Hot Spring Soaking
What to Expect

In winter, spring and fall be sure to bring layers of clothing, a headlamp, long pants. In summer, day activities are not recommended due to the extreme heat. Bring water bottles (2 liters per person at least). We have a hybrid tech-free zone: WIFI at basecamp, but no cell phone reception within a 40-mile radius. Your room is like a standard hotel room…only in the middle of the desert. Basecamp has a common area with a shared refrigerator. Bring your favorite snacks, lunch items, and beverages. Water is drinkable at Cynthia’s Basecamp. Our region is half the size of Belgium, population 435, so there is little human development, most the remnants from the mining heyday.

Payment, Cancellation and General Policies

We accept credit and debit cards. Payment in full is required to secure your booking. We have a 21-day cancellation policy. For additional information, please visit our Terms of Service page.

Itinerary

Day 1Reviewing the Event. Discussion and set up.

Cynthia will greet you and get you settled into your rooms. Dinner and discussion to follow. Move to the stargazing platform and wait for the show to begin. Other activities will be announced depending upon the time of year.

Day 2Another Night Sky Wonder

Coffee to start and then breakfast served depending on the lateness of the evening’s event. Day activities curated by Cynthia depending upon the season. Lunch on your own. Rest up for another evening of night sky viewing. Dinner followed by the night sky viewing until dawn.

Day 3Warm Good-Byes and Inspiration

Breakfast served at basecamp. This is the time to share the photos and thoughts about the cosmos. Check-out.

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