Juncal Valley Glacier Hike


Glacier Hike Glacier Hike

    Ramsar site, Internationally Important 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$143.51 p/p

(At least 3 days in advance)



Relevant Information

LOCATION Los Andes mountain range. 5th region.
ALTITUDE 9.843 feet / 3.000 meters a.s.l.
ELEVATION GAIN 1.968 feet / 600 meters
LENGTH 13 hours – from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm
DISTANCE 9.94 miles / 16 kilometers round trip
HIKING TIME 7 hours
SEASON September to May.
NUMBER OF PAX Minimum 3 - 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 Santiago - Park
All way guide – English spoken
First aids kit
Park fee
Hydration – You must carry on 3 liters
Lunch box
Hiking poles
Insurance
Tips
Hotel at 6:00 am.
Pick up (and drop off) is available from any hotel, between 5:15 am - 6:00 am.

Pick up and drop off fee per person

Downtown Santiago: U$15
Vitacura or La Reina: U$ 10
Providencia or Las Condes: U$5
Around at 4:30 pm. Way back there can be traffic delays, so please note this.
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