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From Santiago: Yerba Loca Private Hiking Tour

From Santiago: Yerba Loca Private Hiking Tour

From US$ 199 per person

Spend a wonderful day in the Andes enjoying a two-hour guided hike through Yerba Loca Nature Sanctuary with its incredible fresh mountain air. Take in spectacular views of Cerro La Paloma and step foot in a glacial river.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Pickup included
Pick up available from anywhere in Santiago.
Private group


  • Discover the beauty of the Yerba Loca Nature Sanctuary
  • Explore the pristine mountain reserve with its glacial waters and wildlife
  • Cross a glacial river barefoot
Full description
On this trekking private tour, enjoy an adventure in the mountains in one of the most well-preserved parks in the Andes: Yerba Loca Nature Sanctuary, nestled in a magnificent valley. Admire pine trees, blue rivers, and extraordinary wildlife, such as eagles and Chilean condors. Breathe in the clean mountain air and admire fantastic views, especially of Cerro La Paloma, which has snow on its peak year-round. Explore Villa Paulina base camp or go with your guide on a 2-hour valley hike. You can also cross a glacier-sourced river barefoot. Then, enjoy delicious, traditional Chilean food and drinks such as 'empanadas' (meat or cheese pastries) and 'mote con huesillo' (a sweet non-alcoholic drink with dried peaches). Join this tour for a beautiful day in nature!
  • Multilingual guide
  • Private transport
  • Bottled water
  • Entrance fee to Yerba Loca Nature Sanctuary
  • Fresh fruit
  • Digital photographs
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Due to weather conditions, between May 1st and October 1st, the Yerba Loca Nature Sanctuary visit is replaced with Aguas de Ramon Park and a hike to a waterfall
  • Free pickup and drop-off from any hotel, Airbnb, or residence in Santiago is included
  • Free airport pickup or drop-off on the day of the tour is included
  • This tour includes private transportation in order to maintain social distancing in compliance with the U.N. World Health Organization’s Guidelines to Restart Tourism
  • You will be the only guests in the tour van
  • You will also be provided with hand sanitizer and masks
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October 31, 2019

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Product ID: 201988