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Alto El Naranjo - Summit Trek

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.

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 Santiago - Park, All way guide – English spoken, basic first aids kit, park fee, Hydration – You must carry on 2 liters, 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. Pant or short. Spare T-shirt. Fall-winter: 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 28, 2015

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