2-Day Private Glacier Hike and Hotsprings from Santiago

2-Day Private Glacier Hike and Hotsprings from Santiago
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$420
Duration: 2 days
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Description

Enjoy two days of hiking in the middle of the Andes, with stunning views to different glaciers. At night, take pleasure in nice hot springs in the middle of the mountains and delight with the starry night and shooting stars. You will be hiking in very scenic andean valleys and able to see different glaciers an andean lagoons with icebergs. We will set up our camp close to the hotsprings.

Day 1: Morado Natural Monument & Hot Springs

Cajon del Maipo is the backyard of Santiago, a narrow valley sourranded by big mountains with amazing glaciers and great places to hike, ski and climb. The adventure starts over our transport when we start getting deep and deep into the mountains. You will be able to see stuning views of Maipo River and hundred of gorgeaus peaks.

The hiking starts at Baños Morales Village, a lonely town with a few houses and sourranded by spectacular mounts. As we head into the valley we will be amazed by the views of the big rock walls and spring waters walking along the Morales creek.

We will arrive to the Morales Pond lookout where we´ll see the stunning snowy mountains and San Francisco Glacier.

On our return we will drive 30min to Banos de Colina Hotsprings, where we will set our camp and enjoy a healthy meal cooked by our own guides!

Day 2: Morado Lagoon & Glacier

After a nice breakfast and a last dive into the hotsprings, we will put down our camp and drive 20 min to the start of the trail.

Hiking begins between huge rock walls of Arenas Mount. We will follow the trail, along the river, and crossing several moraines.

At the top of the path you will reach the great lookout of Morado Lagoon and Glacier. Enjoy your snack watching icebergs and walls of ice.

You will be able to walk around the lagoon and see the ice wall over the water.


Warning: This activity could include hiking in irregular terrain, driving by  land roads, sudden changes of weather, walk under strong sun

Enjoy two days of hiking in the middle of the Andes, with stunning views to different glaciers. At night, take pleasure in nice hot springs in the middle of the mountains and delight with the starry night and shooting stars. You will be hiking in very scenic andean valleys and able to see different glaciers an andean lagoons with icebergs. We will set up our camp close to the hotsprings.