Mauco Hill

Mauco Hill Mauco Hill

    Ancient Indian fortification
    Natural view point, beside the ocean, from where you will watch:

    • Valparaíso city
    • Concón town
    • Mouth of the Aconcagua river
    • Dunes of Ritoque
    • Quintero city
    • Pacific Ocean
    • Aconcagua, the highest of America.

    Just 30 minutes away from Viña del Mar!

Tour fee: U$59.86 p/p

(At least 24 hours in advance)

Relevant Information

LOCATION Quintero.
ALTITUDE 2.375 feet / 724 meters a.s.l.
ELEVATION GAIN 2.014 feet / 614 meters
LENGTH 4 hours – from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm or from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
DISTANCE 5.1 miles /8.2 kilometers, round trip
HIKING TIME 2.5 hours
SEASON Year round
NUMBER OF PAX Minimum 2 - Maximum 6
RESTRICTIONS Good health, no knee injuries, over 8 years old.
METEOROLOGICAL CONDITION Mediterranean weather, rains from May to August, around 500 mm.


Hiking to the top of the hill, what It takes about 1.5 hours. Birds and reptiles watching, eventually foxes and rodents. The summit is a natural view point from where you can watch the ocean and Mount Aconcagua, the higher one of America. Expose to sun with a few shadowy points. About 1 hour way back.
Hiking (or comfortable) shoes, backpack, long sleeve shirt, light fleece or sweater, sun screen, jockey or hat, sunglasses and camera. Pants (No shorts, for your own protection) Spare T-shirt. Fall-winter: Hiking shoes, waterproof/warm jacket, beanie and gloves.
Round trip transportation Viña del Mar – Mauco hill
All way guide – English spoken
First aids kit
Hydration – You must carry on 1 liter
Lunch box
Hiking poles
The SUV departs from Viña del Mar (4 norte /Av. Libertad) at 8:00 am and at 2 pm
Pick up (and drop off) is available from any hotel in Valparaíso, Viña del Mar Reñaca or Concón, between 7:15 - 8:00 am or between 1:15 – 2:00 pm

Pick up and drop off fee per person

Viña del Mar: U$5
Reñaca or Concón: U$10
Valparaíso: U$15
Around at 11:30 am or 5:30 pm. Way back there can be traffic delays, so please note this.