Hiking in the Andes

Full Day Tour: Glaciar & Hot Springs Hike in Chile´s Maipo Valley

Trekking Experience Maipo Valley (Santiago) Full Day Adventure October - June Small Group

From US$ 160 per person

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Trip Facts: Hiking in the Andes

Escape the City

Get out of Santiago, escape the hassle of the city, go hiking in the Andes and experience the splendid natural scenery of Maipo Valley.

Hiking in the Andes Mountains

Explore the breathtaking beauty of the Andes Mountains and stunning views of snow-capped peaks on a moderate 5-hour hike.

Admire a Hanging Glaciar

Enjoy spectacular views of the hanging glaciar San Francisco as well as the glaciar lagoon and the surrounding snowcapped summits.

Relax at Natural Hot Springs

Sooth your aching muscles in the wonderfully warm waters of the cliffside thermal pools of Colina Hot Springs, nestled at the base of San José volcano.

TRIP ITINERARY

This day hike in the Andes Mountains takes you out of the city to El Morado Natural Monument and the Colina Hot Springs, located in Chile´s Maipo Valley. It is the perfect adventure for everybody who wants to escape Santiago for a day, join an active trekking tour and experience the real Andes Mountains.

DEPART FROM YOUR HOTEL IN SANTIAGO TOWARDS MAIPO VALLEY
  • Admire rushing rivers, verdant vineyards and beautifully sculpted rock formations while you enter Maipo Valley
  • Stop at the local town San Jose de Maipo and purchase snacks for the energetic hike
HIKE AT MORADO NATURAL MONUMENT
  • Hike through a diverse spectrum of natural tableaus with steep rocky inclines and lush meadows of blooming wild flowers
  • Admire the stunning views of the hanging glaciar San Francisco
  • After a 2.5-hour ascent enjoy a well-deserved rest and your box-lunch
  • Observe mighty condors flying above you
RELAX AT COLINA HOT SPRINGS
  • Relax from the hike at Colina Hot Springs, cliffside thermal pool nestled at the base of San José volcano
  • Massage your aching muscles in the therapeutic steaming hot waters of the natural springs
RETURN TO SANTIAGO

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