Cajon Del Maipo 8km Hiking Day Tour In The Andes From Santiago

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Key Details

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  • Duration: 9 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    Pick ups are between 6:30 and 7:30 am. The tour officially starts at 7:30 am, once all the pick ups are complete. Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Hotels and hostels in Providencia, Vitacura, Los Condes, and Santiago Center., In case you are staying at a private apartment we will notify the closest hotel on our pickup route, to your location., W.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Explore the heart of the Andes and discover, with a 8 kms hike, a volcano of 5,800 meters of altitude, just a 100 kms away from Santiago. A trip to the past, discovering the creation of the South American continent. Admiring stunning views of a waterfall, rivers and glaciers in the Andes mountains.

Highlights

  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Small-group tour
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • All entrance fees included
  • Lunch included

Know More about this tour

We are going to a unique area close to the city of Santiago, named Cajon del Maipo. This is the place where you can do adventure tourism activities and enjoy the nature and the majestic Andes Mountain range. We will leave Santiago towards San Jos de Maipo where if you want, you can have a rich breakfast and drink a coffee in a traditional place for later, start again the trip. We will continue along the Canyon of the Maipo river, following it during the whole trip until we arrive to the area of El Cabrerio, where our trekking starts, in the heart of the Andes Mountain range. Some kilometers, before arriving, we will stop for a walk of 25 minutes to see a majestic waterfall. During our trekking, we are going to discover a volcano of 5.800 meters above sea level, located a 100 kms away from Santiago and a walk of 3 hours roundtrip. A journey to the past of the creation of the south American continent in a peaceful area with breathtaking landscapes all over the incredible Andes Mountain range and its glaciers. During the trekking our professional guides are going to give us information about Chile, our nature, environmental problems, flora and fauna of the place, so we can transform this incredible trekking in an unforgettable experience. We are going to hike to La Engorda Valley, where we are going to have the best panoramic view of Volcan San Jos and the Andes Mountain, here we will have a moment for relaxing, eating a delicious sandwich, taking some pictures and connecting with nature. We will start our walk back to the van where we are going to share a glass of chilean wine and start again our way back to Santiago, recharged by the energy of the mountains.
Difficulty: Medium. From 8 to 70 years old. It requires a good physical condition, for people without respiratory illnesses like asthma, heart problems, obesity or people who have undergone a surgical operation during the last six months. The maximum altitude is 2.500 meters above sea level. Altitude difference of 600 meters. Previous experience is not required, comfortable clothes adapt for wind, snow, sun and good trekking shoes, are necessary. *Tour subject to change due to climatic conditions like rain or snow. Season: ALL YEAR. In Winter, if there is snow we will do the same trekking with snowshoes.
Recommended Equipment
Trekking shoes
Windbreaker
Warm clothes
Sun glasses
Sun screen
Long Pants
Day pack
Sun hat

Itinerary:

Recommended Equipment:
Trekking shoes
Windbreaker
Warm clothes
Sun glasses
Sunscreen
Long Pants
Day pack
Sun hat

Inclusions

  • Bottled water
  • Gourmet Sandwich & Snack
  • Glass of wine
  • Bilingual guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Insurance

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Pickups in private residence

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund with 48 hours of anticipation.

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

Not recommended for participants with heart complaints or other serious medical conditions

Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund

Vegetarian option is available and other dietary requierements, please advise at time of booking if required

Recommendations: sunscreen, trekking shoes, daypack, camera and warm jacket, sun hat.

Passport number,full name, country and date of birth is required at time of booking for all participants.

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