Snow Hiking In The Andes From Santiago

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Lowest Price Guaranteed
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    7:30 A.M Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    From your centrally located hotel or hostel in Santiago
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Explore the Andes in a different way! Enjoy an amazing snow hike with snowshoes in the back country area near La Parva Ski Resort. Enjoy incredible views of the mountains and Santiago from 8000 feet, while you walk on an easy slope. Also you will be able to see Farellones and La Parva Ski Villages. It will be an unforgettable experience!

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Snacks and Beverages included
  • Day trip (destination A to B)

Know More about this tour

Your day will start at 8:30am when we'll pick you up from your centrally located hotel in Santiago or we'll arrange a meeting point if your hotel is farther out.

You will see great views of the mountain and some glaciers in the sky line while we drive by a winding road. Then we'll pass through the beautiful Farellones Ski Village towards La Parva Ski Village.

At 9:30am we'll arrive at the starting point in La Parva Ski Village at 2600 meters.
At 10:00am there will be a safety talk, equipment delivery and start of the hiking.
By 12:00pm and after walking through snowy hill with great views of the Andes, we will get to the old "German Refugee ruins". There we will have a snack break while we enjoy the views of Iver Glacier (17.800 ft.) and Paloma Glacier.

Start turning back at 12:30pm to our path with great views of the ski resorts and mountains. At 2:30pm we'll be back in our transport and we will be arriving in Santiago at approximately 4pm.

Inclusions

  • Private transportation between all the points
  • Guides: 1 guide for every 4 clients
  • Rental of snow-shoes and hiking poles (renting of alpine touring skis available)
  • Lunch Box (isotonic juice, granola or energy bars, sandwich, fruits, cookies, chocolate)
  • Park fee
  • Pictures
  • First aid kit
  • VHF Radio and Satellite Phone rental

Exclusions

  • Personal Clothing (Please check "Gear")
  • Small backpack (Rent available)
  • Personal Insurance
  • Extra charge of 30 USD/person will be added if pick up is at airport

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

This activity could include hiking in irregular terrain, sudden changes of weather, walk under strong sun

Minimum 2 people per booking required

Comfortable walking shoes are recommended

Due to the nature of this tour and the safety of all guests, the tour operator reserves the right to refuse service to passengers who are intoxicated or show signs of intoxication. If, as a result, your tour is canceled, you will not be entitled to a refund.

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

Not recommended for pregnant women

The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions

A current valid passport is required on the day of travel

Extra charge of 30 USD/person will be added if pick up is at airport

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