The Great North American Total Solar Eclipse in Mazatlán, Mexico

Mexico trip

APRIL 3-10, 2024


  • See the Great North American Total Solar Eclipse from our secluded beachfront property in Mazatlán
  • Tour historic Guadalajara
  • Investigate Los Guachimontones, a UNESCO world heritage site with impressive round pyramids
  • Enjoy lunch at the lovely colonial Hacienda El Carmen
  • Discover the magical town of Tequila
  • Learn about the Tequila distillation process at the famous Jose Cuervo distillery
  • Explore the massive Ceboruco volcano in one of the most geo-tectonically complex regions of Mexico
  • Stroll along a lovely 3.5-mile-long beach outside of our hotel on the outskirts of Mazatlán
  • Celebrate the total solar eclipse at a farewell dinner in Mazatlán’s old downtown with its colorful and renovated French-inspired buildings


  • Wednesday, April 3: Fly to Guadalajara | welcome reception and dinner
  • Thursday, April 4: Tour Guadalajara
  • Friday, April 5: Teuchitlán and the round pyramids of Guachimontones | Tequila
  • Saturday, April 6: Tequila | Tour and Tasting at the Jose Cuervo Distillery
  • Sunday, April 7: Ceboruco Volcano | Mazatlán
  • Monday, April 8: Total Solar Eclipse viewing from the beach in Mazatlán
  • Tuesday, April 9: Mazatlán
  • Wednesday, April 10: Fly home from Mazatlán

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Windsor Morgan
Associate Professor of Physics and Astronomy
Director, Charles M. Kanev Planetarium

Professor Morgan’s graduate research involved studying the X-ray emission from active galactic nuclei. He has published papers on X-ray binaries, the formation of hydrocarbons in the early solar system, statistical methods of analyzing astronomical surveys and devices for use in introductory astronomy classes. He has also co-authored a book on the use of computer programming in introductory physics as well as two books of "think-pair-share" questions for introductory astronomy courses. As director of the Charles M. Kanev Planetarium, he also studies methods of astronomy education in and out of the classroom. Professor Morgan earned his bachelor's degree in astronomy and astrophysics from Harvard College and his Ph.D. degree in astronomy and astrophysics from Pennsylvania State University. His work has been funded by NASA and the National Science Foundation.


  • Double occupancy $6,450 (per person)
  • Single occupancy $7,990 (limited availability)


  • Professor Morgan’s lectures and discussions
  • Accommodations and 18 meals as specified
  • Airport transfer for recommended flights 
  • Professional Tour Director
  • Entrance Fees as per the itinerary
  • Eclipse site
  • Eclipse viewing glasses
  • Motorcoach for excursions
  • Bottled water on motorcoaches
  • Baggage handling at hotels
  • Gratuities to waitstaff, guides, drivers and tour director
  • Pre-departure information


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Royal Adventures
9 Crow Canyon Court, Suite 205
San Ramon, CA 94583

Trip Spotlight Webinar:

The Great North American Total Solar Eclipse in Mazatlan, Mexico – Watch the Recording Here
John Royal ’76 of Royal Adventures and Professor Windsor Morgan shared details on June 27, 2023 about our upcoming trip.