We are going to live an adventure in Cajón del Maipo, an incredible mountain valley southeast of Santiago.
We will have different interesting stops along the way, in different towns and you will be able to appreciate unique geology and vast biodiversity.
We will go to the end of the road, almost on the border with Argentina, in the middle of the Andes mountain range to start our trek to the glacier viewpoint.
Option A) This trek has a distance of 10 km round trip, with a total elevation gain of 600 meters / 2000 ft.
The trail is well-marked and has no technical steps. Until the end, we have 2.5 – 3 hours going up and 1.5 – 2 hours going down.
The endpoint of the trek is at 3,200 meters, where we will arrive at the edge of the lagoon and at a spectacular viewpoint of the hanging glacier.
Option B) Morales Lagoon: 10 km roundtrip and 500 mts of elevation gain (2 hrs up and 1.5 down)
In any case, it is not necessary to reach the endpoint to appreciate the beauty of the landscape and enjoy a day of walking in the mountains. We will make this experience tailored to your group, their needs, and their energy during the day.
We will choose one of the trails in the Maipo based on your needs.
There are multiple options for everyone, we are 100% flexible, and will customize everything, don't worry.
- Small pack (20 lts approx)
- Refillable water bottle of camelback
- Hiking shoes or trail running shoes
- Sunhat, sunglasses and sunscreen
- Fleece / Windjacket
We will pick you up at your place in Santiago to drive to the end of the Maipo Valley (2.5 hrs) and a little more than 90 km through a mountain road.
We will start the hike at 2.000 msnm we will choose the best trail for your needs, there are multiple valleys where we can hike.
After 2-3 hours of hiking, we will get to a good picnic spot with the best views of the Andes, where we will enjoy a delicious picnic while we speak about the country, geology, flora & fauna and more.
06:30 AM Pickup at your hotel
12:30 PM Picnic at the viewpoint
16:30: Back at the Hotel