La Campana National Park


Ocoa Pass Hike Ocoa Pass Hike

    La Campana National Park
    Charles Darwin and his visit to La Campana, 1834
    Established on October 17th of 1967
    Administered by National Forest Corporation since 1974
    Biosphere Reserve since 1985
    Place of scientific interest since 1989

    The only National Park in the continental 5th region
    The southern continental palm tree
    View point at 3.445 feet above sea level
    100 animal species and 320 plants, most of them endemic

Tour fee: U$85.8 p/p

(At least 2 days in advance.)



Relevant Information

LOCATION Granizo, Olmué.
ALTITUDE 3.445 feet / 1.050 meters a.s.l.
ELEVATION GAIN 2.133 feet / 650 meters
LENGTH 8 hours – from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
DISTANCE 6.84 miles / 11 kilometers, round trip
HIKING TIME 4 hours
SEASON Year round
NUMBER OF PAX Minimum 2 - Maximum 6
RESTRICTIONS Good health, no knee injuries, over 10 years old.
PREVIUS EXPERIENCE Not necessary.
DIFFICULTY LEVEL Low
TRANSPORTATION SUV or car.
METEOROLOGICAL CONDITION Mediterranean weather, rains from May to August, around 500 mm.

Granizo, Olmué.

Once you arrive in the park you will explore the valley full of native flora. Birds and reptiles watching, eventually foxes and rodents. Hike from the main entrance to the Ocoa Pass from where you will be able to watch the Ocoa valley, Granizo valley and La Campana mountain.
Hiking (or comfortable) shoes, backpack, long sleeve shirt, light fleece or sweater, sun screen, jockey or hat, sunglasses and camera. Spare T-shirt. Fall-winter: Hiking shoes, waterproof/warm jacket, beanie and gloves.
Round trip transportation Viña del Mar - Park
All way guide – English spoken
First aids kit
Park fee
Hydration – You must carry on 2 liters
Lunch box
Hiking poles
Insurance
Tips
The SUV departs from Viña del Mar (4 norte /Av. Libertad) at 8:00 am.
Pick up (and drop off) is available from any hotel in Valparaíso, Viña del Mar Reñaca or Concón, between 7:15 - 8:00 am.

Pick up and drop off fee per person

Reñaca: U$10
Viña del Mar: U$5
Valparaíso or Concón: U$15
Around at 2:30 pm. A stop, if everybody agrees, is made for a beer, juice or lunch (not included) in a German Resto-Brewery or Chilean Food restaurant. After that we go back to the hotel or meeting point. Way back there can be traffic delays, so please note this.
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