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Cajon del Maipo 3 hikes, beautiful lakes and glaciers

Cajon del Maipo offers different excursion posibilities to discover and enjoy the beauty of this natural place so close to Santiago de Chile. You will find 3 alternatives.

Hike to san Francisco Glacier and lookout el Morado

San Fransico Glacier
Hike to san Francisco glacier and lookout el Morado
Program and customer conditions
Cajon del Maipo (1).pdf (579.33KB)
Hike to san Francisco glacier and lookout el Morado
Program and customer conditions
Cajon del Maipo (1).pdf (579.33KB)


During this trip, you will discover a beautiful glacier only a 2 ½ hour drive from Santiago de Chile. Here you will start your hike through rough mountain scenery to the beautiful san Francisco glacier at 2650 meter. The scenery differs with the season. In October/November and March you may encounter snow. In the months between fresh green grassland, lakes and mountain scenery. Beautiful 16 kilometer, 5-6 hour hike in the rough pre-Andean range.
 

This tour starts in Santiago de Chile.

Program

08.00: Pickup in hotel Santiago de Chile
10.30: Arriving Morales
10.30: Start hiking
13:30: Arriving san Francisco Glacier
16.00: Return
18.00: Returning to Santiago
20.30: Hotel Santiago de Chile

Highlights

Nature Monument, mineral water source, glacier San Fransisco and lookout el Morado.

Degree of difficulty

Hike 16 kilometers
Start at 1800 meters up to 2650 meters.

5-6 hours vice versa
Difficulty physically: Medium
Technical difficulty: Low

When

Every day from October to April. Always subject to climate changes.

Included

Transport, multilingual guide, breakfast, snack, water, entree national park, necesary equipment.

Not included

Tips, personal expenses, everything not mentioned.

What to bring

Warm/rain clothes, lunch, water, soda, snacks (chocolate, muesli bars, nuts), sunscreen, hat/cap, good hiking shoes, comfortable daypack to carry your things. Recommended: walkingstick.

Remarks

Travel times subject to traffic and weather-conditions.
Hiking-times due to walking-speed and weather- and physical conditions.

Price

Depending on luxury class, form of transport and amount of people. Request quote

Hike valley las Arenas, view on glacier el Morado and thermal baths Colina

Valley las Arenas
Hike valley las Arenas, view on glacier el Morado and thermal baths Colina
Program and customer conditions
Cajon del Maipo (2).pdf (615.99KB)
Hike valley las Arenas, view on glacier el Morado and thermal baths Colina
Program and customer conditions
Cajon del Maipo (2).pdf (615.99KB)


During this trip, you will discover another beautiful glacier only a 2 ½ hour drive from Santiago de Chile. Here we will start our hike through rough mountain scenery to 
Laguna el Morado with a panoramic view on glacier Morado. You will finish the day in the pleasant waters of thermal baths Colina. 

This tour starts in Santiago de Chile.

Program

08.00: Pickup in hotel Santiago de Chile
10.30: Arriving Valle las Arenas
10.30: Start hiking
16.00: Return
18.00: Thermas Colina
19.00: Returning to Santiago
22.00: Hotel Santiago de Chile

Highlights

Patrimonial paleontological valley las Arenas, lake el Morado, a panoramic view on glacier el Morado and the pleasant and beautiful situated baths Colina.

Degree of diffuculty

Hike 10 kilometers
Start at 1800 meters up to 2650 meters

4-5 hours vice versa
Difficulty physically: Medium
Technical difficulty: Low

When

Every day from October to April. Always subject to climate changes.

Included

Transport, multilingual guide, breakfast, snack, water, entree thermal baths, necesary equipment.

Not included

Lunch, tips and everything not mentioned.

What to bring

Warm/rain clothes, lunch, water, soda, snacks (chocolate, muesli bars, nuts), sunscreen, hat/cap, good hiking shoes, swimwear and towel, comfortable daypack to carry your things. Recommended: walking stick.

Remarks

- Travel times subject to traffic and weather-conditions.
- Hiking-times due to walking-speed and weather- and physical conditions.

Price

Depending on luxury class, form of transport and amount of people. Request quote

Hike to Embalse el Yeso and lake los Patos and thermal baths del Plomo 

Lake los Patos
Hike to Embalse el Yeso and lake los Patos and thermal baths del Plomo
Program and customer conditions
Cajon del Maipo (3).pdf (617KB)
Hike to Embalse el Yeso and lake los Patos and thermal baths del Plomo
Program and customer conditions
Cajon del Maipo (3).pdf (617KB)


Only 2 1/2 hours drive from Santiago de Chile you will encounter a wild nature area in de pre-Andean mountain range. Here we will hike in 
rough mountain scenery to Embalse el Yeso and lake los Patos. We will finish the day in the pleasant waters of thermal baths Colina. 

This tour starts in Santiago de Chile.

Program

08.30: Pickup in hotel Santiago de Chile
10.30: Arriving Embalse el Yeso
10.30: Start hiking
16.00: Return
17.00: Thermas del Plomo
18.00: Returning to Santiago
20:30: Hotel Santiago de Chile

Highlights

Panoramic view on Embalse El Yeso and the pre-Andean mountains, adventurous river-crossing, lake de los Patos and thermal baths del Plomo.

Degree of diffuculty

Hike 6 kilometers
Start at 2900 meter, descent until 3200 meters.
4 hours vice versa. 

Difficulty physically: Medium-low
Technical difficulty: Low

When

Every day from October to April. Always subject to climate changes.

Included

Transport, multilingual guide, breakfast, snack, water, entree thermal baths, necessary equipment.

Not included

Lunch, tips and everything not mentioned.

What to bring

Warm/rain clothes, lunch, water, soda, snacks (chocolate, muesli bars, nuts), sunscreen, hat/cap, good hiking shoes, swimwear and towel, comfortable daypack to carry your things. Recommended: walkingstick.

Remarks 

Travel times subject to traffic and weather-conditions.
Hiking-times due to walking-speed and weather- and physical conditions.

Price

Depending on luxury class, form of transport and amount of people. Request quote