Trekking El Morado glacier

We begin our journey from our hotel and head for the mountain village of Baños Morales. On our trip we will get to know different villages of San Jose de Maipo. This route goes along a paved road and takes about a 1,5-hour van ride until we reach the starting point of the trekking.

The trail follows a clear footprint. The walking distance is about 7 km with a 700 Mt height difference. It will take us about 3 hours to get to the highest excursion point (3.200 Mt). It is here you will be amazed by the beautiful hanging glacier El Morado, a mountain rising up to 4.600 Mt. We go back the same way and takes us about 2 hours.

•Participants

Min.: 1 – Max: not specified.
Children. From 16 years old.

•Location and season

The hanging glacier El Morado is located in the Arenas park, at a height of 3200 Mt.

It is open to the public all year long as long as snow conditions are safe. In winter this excursion can be done using snow rackets.

•Activity Outline

Participants, together with our guides, will be able to walk through this sector, as long as they follow the trails set out by the administration of the area. A safety briefing will be done before 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.

•Characteristics
  • Full day.
  • Medium Difficulty.
  • Includes walking sticks.
  • Bandana and bottle Majadas as gift.
  • Snack which includes: 2 chef sandwiches, energy bar or brownie, dry fruits and fruit.
•Itinerary
  • 17:00 Briefing prior to trekking (day before).
  • 06:30 Breakfast.
  • 07:30 Leaving hotel.
  • 08:00 beginning trekking.
  • 14:00 Return to hotel.
  • 16:00 – 16:30 Arrival hotel.
Programs where to find this activity

Full Experience Program

Half Board Program

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