Natural view point from where you can watch the Coastal mountain range, Los Andes mountain range and the Valley of Santiago.
Hiking on the lower Los Andes mountain range.
Rich flora and fauna. High probabilities to watch the condor, the biggest flying bird of the world.
Just one hour from Santiago.
Location: Lo Barnechea, lower Los Andes mountain range. Santiago
Altitude: 6.200 feet / 1.890 meters a.s.l.
Elevation gain: 3.280 feet / 1.000 meters
Length: 6 hours – from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm
Distance: 4.8 miles / 7.74 kilometers, round trip
Hiking time: 4 hours
Season: Year round
Meteorological conditions: Mediterranean weather with a long dry season. Rains from May to August that gets 350 mm. Average temperature 13,9°C / 57°F. During summer is very hot.
Restrictions: Good health, no knee injuries, over 10 years old.
Previous experience: Desirable. Not necessary.
Description & target: Hiking from the main entrance of the park to the top of Alto el Naranjo mountain, what It takes about 2 and a half hours. Birds and reptiles watching, eventually foxes and rodents. The summit is a natural view point from where you can watch the valley and Los Andes Mountain range. About 1 hour and a half way back.
Transportation: SUV or car.
Departures: Hotel (in Santiago city) at 8:00 am
Return trip: Way back there can be traffic delays, so please note this.