Sanctuary of the nature since July 27th of 2.000
Natural view point from where you will watch the Pacific Ocean and Mt. Aconcagua, the highest mountain of America.
White oak grove (Nothofagus macrocarpa) which turns red during autumn.
Location: Til-til. Chacabuco, Metropolitan region.
Altitude: 7.290 feet / 2.222 meters a.s.l.
Elevation gain: 3.018 feet / 920 meters
Length: 10 hours – from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Distance: 12.18 miles / 19.6 kilometers, round trip
Hiking time: 6 hours
Meteorological conditions: Mediterranean weather, rains from May to August, around 500 mm.
Restrictions: Good health, no knee injuries, over 10 years old.
Previous experience: Not necessary
Description & target: Once you arrive in the park you will explore the mountain full of native flora. Birds and reptiles watching, eventually foxes and rodents. Hike from the main entrance to the top, by a vehicle road, from where you will be able to watch the Pacific Ocean and Los Andes mountain range. Autumn is the best season of the year to visit this sanctuary because oaks turn to red.
Difficulty level: Medium-Low
Transportation: SUV or car
Departures: Hotel (in Valparaíso - Viña del Mar) at 8:00 am
Return trip: Way back there can be traffic delays, so please note this.