Embark on a scenic hike through a portion of the Andes and become acquainted with the landscape's natural beauty on this Santiago hiking tour. Your Andes hiking tour will help you create plenty of new memories as you admire the exotic flora and fauna throughout your trek with a bilingual guide.
This Santiago tour begins at 9:00 a.m. when you're transported to the small town San José de Maipo to pick up some food for your journey. After this quick pitstop, you'll continue on to Baños Morales, a town that's known for its soothing hot springs. From here, you'll start your trek through the Andes. The Andes mountain range is the longest continental mountain range in the world and cuts through seven South American countries, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, and Chile.
Your Andes hiking trip will take you through a scenic valley before arriving at the foot of the impressive San Francisco Glacier, the highlight of El Morado National Park. En route to the glacier, be on the lookout for the area's many bird species. Common bird sightings include large hummingbirds and the austral thrush, a bird similar to the European blackbird that thrives in Chile and Argentina. Snap some photos and then prepare to head back to the city to conclude your Santiago hiking tour. Your tour includes transportation, entrance fee, and a bilingual guide with extensive knowledge of flora and fauna. Enjoy the best of the region's natural beauty as you trek through one of the most pristine places on Earth.