The driver and the guide will pick you up at your hotel. It will take an hour and a half to reach the entrance of the park from where the hike begins. The hike will take you across the entire park from north to south on a trail of 8.7 miles (14km). You'll cross a hill path of 3,697 feet in altitude - with an elevation gain of 2,360ft-, and descend to Olmu sector. This is where the driver will be waiting to return back to the Chilean capital.
The excursion begins at the northernsector of La Campana National Park, which was declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 1985. From there headsouthtowards Olmu.The first step of the routeconsists of threehours hiking up hill through a beautiful trail surrounded by perennial forests andChilean palms, with gorgeous viewsof La Campana Mountain on the right.
Following the trail reach the Ocoa Hillpass, an excellent spot for lunch and rest while enjoying the beautiful views. Afterwards begin the descent towards the traditional town of Olmu,passing through a forest of Santiago Oak (Nothofagus obligua var. macrocarpa) which is one of the northernmost relic trees.
Join this excursion of excellence and have anexciting and unique encounter with nature which will become a wonderful lifelong memory.
Activity highlights include:
- Full day tour
- Medium difficulty hike
- Total distance is approximately 14km (8.7mi)
- Elevation gain is 720m (2,360ft)
- Max elevation is 1,127m (3,697ft)