From the Hotel Las Majadas we head for the village of San José de Maipo, more specific to the Mazano sector. We start our journey through a sclerophyllous forest, typical for the central pre-mountain range. After 2-3 hours of medium intensive trekking, we will arrive to our destination: The Cuevas El Manzano, some interesting rock formations which show us the geological history of the Cajon del Maipo.
Min.: 1 – Max: Not specified.
Children. from 16 years old.
•Location and Season
Este trekking is done in the San Jose de Maipo community, more specifically in the Manzano village. This sector is between the Manzano estuary and the Colorado river. It can be accessed through paved path on route G25.
This trekking is possible all year long. In winter there can be some snow on the route and the completely snowed mountain tops make this route even more attractive.
Participants, together with our guides, can walk safely in this sector. A safety briefing is done prior to the beginning of the trekking.
On this trip you will be able to read the surroundings, identifying the biotic and abiotic environment of the area. You will learn about some historical facts of the region, such as the existence of an old customs office known as the Manzano Customs.
- Full day.
- Medium high difficulty.
- Includes walking sticks.
- Bandana and bottle Majadas as gift.
- Snack which includes: 2 chef sandwiches, energy bar or brownie, dry fruits and fruit.
- 17:00 Briefing prior to trekking (day before).
- 06:30 Breakfast.
- 07:00 Leaving hotel.
- 07:45 beginning trekking.
- 14:30 Return to hotel.
- 15:00 – 16:00 Arrival hotel.