Hiking El Morado National Monument
Santiago of Chile
Your tour starts with early morning pickup from your hotel in the Santiago area. From there, you will head to El Morado Natural Monument National Park, which is located 93 kms (57 miles) from Santiago.
The starting point of the hike is in Baños Morales, a mountain village at 1,900 meters of altitude (6,200 ft). The trail leads to the beautiful San Francisco Glacier lookout at 2,500 meters (8,200 ft) and the Morales Glacier lagoon. During the hike we will have a refreshing stop at “Aguas de Panimávida”, iron-rich carbonated waters that directly spills out from the earth.
Then, enjoy typical food in the mountains and then hike back for about 5 miles (4 kms) to the starting point. Connect with nature and enjoy this park on a great day trip.
Around 15:00 horas, we will begin our return to Santiago.
The main attractions are: San Francisco Glacier view point, Morales lagoon, The Morado Mountain and typical flora and fauna.
Difficulty: Medium. This tour is recommended for people in good physical shape.
Activity: 5 hours, round-trip hike 10 km.
Duration: 10 hours total
Departure: 6:30 – 7:30am.
Price : usd 120
Includes: Transportation from hotel, tickets to the park, bilingual guide, picnic with typical food, Chilean wine y trekking poles.
Recommended Equipment: Trekking shoes, Warm clothes , Sun glasses, Sun screen, Long Pants, Sun hat, Reusable bottle fro water, (if you have) and Back pack
*Tour subject to change due to weather conditions.