El Morado Glacier - Maipo Valley - Guided Full Day Hiking Tour

El Morado Glacier - Maipo Valley - Guided Full Day Hiking Tour
Outdoor Activities > Hiking & Camping > Hiking
$83
Duration: 12 hours
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Description

Hiking to a hanging glacier and lagoon - Incredible mountain canyon with a very insteresting geology

We will take you for a day hike in the Maipo Valley very close to Santiago.

The final point of the hike is  at 3,200 m (10.500 fts) with a hanging glacier and its lagoon.

The hike lasts 2:30-3:00 hours going up climbing 600 meters (2000 fts) on a well marked trail. For the way down 1.5 - 2 hours are necessary to complete a 10 km roundtrip hike. 

Guided by a professional Ecotourism projects manager with Wilderness First Aid certification, technical courses and deep knowledge about the area, geology, plants, birds and much more!

Mode of transport depends on the size of the group: From 0 to 3: a 4wd Ford Ranger or similar, from 3-6 a Hyundai H1 Van, From 7-10 Nissan NV 350, from 10-16 Mercedes Sprinter 515

Attractions visited: San José de Maipo - San Alfonso, Lo Valdés, Valle de las arenas - Morado glacier and lagoon

Meals included: Cheese and wine, sandwich, cereal bar, fruits and water. 

Itinerary:

06:30 AM Pick up at your place in Santiago

08:00 We arrive to the breakfast place in San José de Maipo

10:00 We arrive at the trailhead in Valle de las arenas

10:30 Start hiking

13:30 Lunch at the lagoon with views to the hanging glacier

14:00 Start getting down to the parking area

16:00 Back in the parking area

19:00 Back at your place in Santiago

Hiking to a hanging glacier and lagoon - Incredible mountain canyon with a very insteresting geology

We will take you for a day hike in the Maipo Valley very close to Santiago.

The final point of the hike is  at 3,200 m (10.500 fts) with a hanging glacier and its lagoon.

The hike lasts 2:30-3:00 hours going up climbing 600 meters (2000 fts) on a well marked trail. For the way down 1.5 - 2 hours are necessary to complete a 10 km roundtrip hike.