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Mauco Hill Summit Trek

Ancient Indian fortification

Natural view point, beside the ocean, from where you will watch:

• Valparaíso city

• Concón town

• Mouth of the Aconcagua river

• Dunes of Ritoque

• Quintero city

• Pacific Ocean

• Mt. Aconcagua, the highest of America.

Just 30 minutes away from Viña del Mar!

Location: Quintero.

Altitude: 2.375 feet / 724 meters a.s.l.

Elevation gain: 2.014 feet / 614 meters

Length: 4 hrs – from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm or from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Distance: 5.1 miles /8.2 kilometers, round trip

Hiking time: 2.5 hours

Season: Year round

Meteorological conditions: Mediterranean weather, rains from May to August, around 500 mm.

Restrictions: Good health, no knee injuries, over 8 years old.

Previous experience: Not necessary.

Description & target: Hiking to the top of the hill, what It takes about 1.5 hours. Birds and reptiles watching, eventually foxes and rodents. The summit is a natural view point from where you can watch the ocean and mount Aconcagua, the higher one of America. Expose to sun with a few shadowy points. About 1 hour way back.

Difficulty level: Low

Transportation: SUV or car

Departures: Hotel (in Valparaíso - Viña del Mar) at 8:00 am and 2:00 pm

Return trip: Way back there can be traffic delays, so please note this.

Country: Chile
Transfer: Included
Food: Not included
Registered Member of Tourism board of: Chile
Testimonials (Website,TripAdvisor, etc.): No
Guide Languages:
English
German
French
Spanish
Experience Level: Easy
Tour operator name: Chile Cóndor Expediciones
Min group size: 2
Max group size: 6
Duration: 1
Provided Accommodation: None
Included in service: Round trip transportation Viña del Mar – Mauco hill, All way guide – English spoken, basic first aids kit, Hydration – You must carry on 1 liter, lunch box, hiking poles
Not included in Service: Insurance and tips
Equipment to bring: Hiking (or comfortable) shoes, backpack, long sleeve shirt, light fleece, softshell, sunscreen, jockey or hat, sunglasses and camera. Pants (No shorts, for your own protection) Spare T-shirt. Fall-winter: Hiking shoes, warm jacket, beanie and gloves.
Recommended Season:
Spring
Summer
Autumn
Winter
Guaranteed departure dates: Year round
Remarks: Booking must be made at least 1 week in advance.
Terms and Conditions: It will not be done in rainy days
Listing created Sep 27, 2015

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