El Morado Natural Monument – Glacier Hike

San Francisco Glacier Hike San Francisco Glacier Hike

    The closer and most accessible glacier from Santiago
    In the heart of the mountain range
    Very rich and delicate wildlife
    Morales lake
    Ferric waters

Tour fee: U$102.64 p/p

(must be made at least 2 days in advance)

Relevant Information

LOCATION Los Andes mountain range. Cajón del Maipo, Santiago.
ALTITUDE 8.202 feet / 2.500 meters a.s.l.
ELEVATION GAIN 2.133 feet / 650 meters
LENGTH 11 hours – from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
DISTANCE 9.94 miles / 16 kilometers round trip
SEASON September to May.
NUMBER OF PAX Minimum 3 - Maximum 6
RESTRICTIONS Good health, no knee injuries, over 10 years old.
TRANSPORTATION SUV or pick-up truck.
METEOROLOGICAL CONDITION Mountain conditions. Variable along the day. Sudden drizzles. Warm days, cold at night.

Los Andes mountain range. Cajón del Maipo, Santiago.

Hiking from the main entrance of the park to the glacier by a non steep trail, what it takes about 3 hours. Birds and reptiles watching, eventually foxes and rodents. Valley surrounded of mountains. Expose to sun. About 2 hours way back.
Hiking (or comfortable) shoes, backpack, long sleeve shirt, fleece, softshell or warm jacket, sun screen, jockey or hat, sunglasses and camera.
Round trip transportation Santiago - Park
All way guide – English spoken
First aids kit
Park fee
Hydration – You must carry on 2 liters
Lunch box
Hotel at 7:00 am.
Pick up (and drop off) is available from any hotel, between 6:15 am - 7:00 am.

Pick up and drop off fee per person

Providencia or La Reina: U$5
Downtown Santiago: U$10
Las Condes or Vitacura: U$15
Around at 4 pm. Way back there can be traffic delays, so please note this.