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  2. Santiago Metropolitan Region
  3. Santiago
  4. Day Trips

San Francisco Glacier & El Morado Natural Monument

Product ID: 62365
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Visit El Morado National Park on foot and enjoy the San Francisco Glacier and Morales Glacier pond and spectacular views.
About this activity
Duration 12 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese

Pick-up included

Pickups at hotels and hostels are available, but not at airBNB or private apartments. The pickup area is: Las Condes, Vitacura, Providencia, Santiago Centro. If you are staying at a private residence or outside of the pickup area please contact the local supplier via whatsapp or email. Pickups for the tours start at 6:30 AM, and will be contacted the day before with the exact pickup time.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Connect with nature and enjoy El Morado National Park on foot
  • Visit the San Francisco Glacier and Morales Glacier pond and enjoy all the amazing views
  • Discover a natural spring of iron-rich carbonated water
Full description
This tour is recommended for adventurous people! A spectacular trip to "El Morado" Natural Monument National Park, located at 93 km from Santiago. The starting point of the trek is in Baños Morales, a mountain village at 1,900 meters of altitude. The trail leads to the beautiful San Francisco Glacier (2,500 meters) and Morales Glacier Pond. During the hike you will have a refreshing stop at "Aguas de Panimávida", iron-rich carbonated water that springs out from  the earth.                                                            

The tour is recommended for people in good physical shape. Not recommended for asthmatics, cardiopathies, overweight people or people with recent surgeries. The first hour of the hike is steep and then it becomes flat. Altitude increase of 600 meters. Tour subject to change due to weather conditions (rain or snow).  
The tour will be open all year. The winter conditions will require the use of Snowshoes which we will provide and the trek will cover a distance of 12 Kilometers instead of 16 Kilometers.
Includes
  • Transportation
  • Bilingual guide
  • Insurance
  • Ticket
  • Box lunch and water
What’s Not Included
  • Sunscreen, sun hat, day pack
  • Pick-ups at private residences
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Warm clothing
  • Windbreaker
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Shorts
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
Bring sunscreen, trekking shoes, sun hat, camera, jacket, backpack.

• The supplier reserves the right of not to do excursions with unfavorable weather conditions, rain, snow, storms and strike in the parks or don’t have the minimum amount of passengers for the excursion (two). The supplier will refund you the 100% of your pre-payment, or will offer you another alternative, or change the date of tour.

Only for Glacier Hike:
Glacier hike has a medium difficulty with a 5 hour-hike in total or 16 km round -trip. This tour is recommended for people with good physical conditions, with no respiratory diseases, asthma, heart problems, overweight or having any surgery in the last months.
Customer reviews
Overall rating
5.0 / 5
based on 4 reviews
Review summary
Service
5.0/5
Organization
5.0/5
Value for money
4.7/5
Safety
5.0/5

Organized by

AndoAndes Excursiones

Product ID: 62365