Yerba Loca – Sanctuary of the Nature

Waterfalls Hike Waterfalls Hike

    Hiking in Los Andes foothill mountain range.
    Rich flora and fauna. High probabilities to watch the condor, the biggest flying bird of the world.
    Eagles, foxes and Vizcachas.
    Creeks and waterfalls
    Archaeological sites that date back 8.000 to 10.000 years

Tour fee: U$75.05 p/p

(at least 2 days in advance)

Relevant Information

LOCATION Los Andes mountain range. Lo Barnechea, Santiago.
ALTITUDE 9.727 feet / 2.965 meters a.s.l.
ELEVATION GAIN 3.953 feet / 1.205 meters
LENGTH 12.5 hours – from 7:00 am to 7:30 pm
DISTANCE 14.29 miles / 23 kilometers, round trip
SEASON October to June
NUMBER OF PAX Minimum 3 - Maximum 6
RESTRICTIONS Good health, no knee injuries, over 12 years old.
TRANSPORTATION SUV, pick-up truck or car.
METEOROLOGICAL CONDITION Mediterranean weather with a long dry season. Rains from May to August that gets 350 mm. Average temperature 13,9°C / 57°F. During summer is very hot.

Los Andes mountain range. Lo Barnechea, Santiago.

Hiking from Villa Paulina (parking and facilities area) to Sulfure Waterfalls area, what it takes about 5 hours. Birds and reptiles watching, eventually foxes and rodents. View point from where you can watch the valley, a natural reserve full of life. About 4 hour way back.
Hiking shoes, backpack, long sleeve shirt, light fleece or sweater, softshell, sun screen, jockey or hat, sunglasses and camera. Spare T-shirt. Fall-winter: Waterproof/warm jacket, beanie and gloves.
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
Hotel at 7:00 am
Pick up (and drop off) is available from any hotel between 6:15 - 7:00 am.

Pick up and drop off fee per person

Downtown Santiago: U$15
Vitacura or La Reina: U$10
Las Condes or Providencia: U$5
Around at 6:00 pm. Way back there can be traffic delays, so please note this.