Juncal Valley


Juncal Valley Juncal Valley

    Ramsar site, Internationally Importat Wetland.

    Very rich and delicate wildlife. 68 flora species & 58 of fauna.
    The most important glacier of the 5th region.
    1.86 miles high glacier.
    Where Aconcagua river begins.
    In the heart of the mountain range.

Tour fee: U$0 p/p

(At least 2 days in advance)



Relevant Information

LOCATION Los Andes mountain range. 5th region.
ALTITUDE 9.843 feet / 3.000 meters a.s.l.
ELEVATION GAIN 1.640 feet / 500 meters
LENGTH 14 hours – from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm
DISTANCE 9.94 miles / 16 kilometers round trip
HIKING TIME 7 hours
SEASON September to May.
NUMBER OF PAX Minimum 2 - Maximum 6
RESTRICTIONS Good health, no knee injuries, over 12 years old.
PREVIUS EXPERIENCE Not necessary.
DIFFICULTY LEVEL Medium
TRANSPORTATION SUV or pick-up truck.
METEOROLOGICAL CONDITION Mountain conditions. Variable during the day. Sudden drizzles. Hot day, cold at night.

Los Andes mountain range. 5th region.

Hiking from the main entrance of the park to the glacier by a non steep trail, what it takes about 4 hours. Birds and reptiles watching, eventually foxes and rodents. Valley surrounded of icons mountains. Expose to sun, two creeks crossing, one by bridge. About 3 hours way back.
Hiking shoes, backpack, long sleeve shirt, fleece, softshell or warm jacket, sun screen, jockey or hat, sunglasses and camera.
Round trip transportation Viña del mar - Park
All way guide – English spoken
First aids kit
Park fee
Hydration – You must carry on 3 liters
Lunch box
Hiking poles
Insurance
Tips
The SUV departs from Viña del Mar, 4 norte /Av. Libertad at 6:00 am.
Pick up (and drop off) is available from any hotel in Valparaíso, Viña del Mar Reñaca, Concón and Los Andes, between 5:15 am - 6:00 am.

Pick up and drop off fee per person
Reñaca: U$10
Viña del Mar: U$5
Valparaíso or Concón: U$15
Los Andes: U$5
Around at 5 pm we go back to the hotel or meeting point. Way back there can be traffic delays, so please note this.
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