On this rigorous high-mountain day hike from Santiago, adventure into the Andes Mountains with a trained guide and hike to the summit of Cerro El Pintor. Reach high altitudes above 13,000 feet, encounter breathtaking landscapes, and spot iconic Andean condors flying overhead!
On this high mountain day hike from Santiago, discover Farellones — a mountain village and outdoor sports destination located at in the Andes at 8,000 feet (2,400 meters).
Take a chairlift up to the trailhead where you’ll set out on a rigorous 4-hour hike up Mounts El Pintor and La Parva (~13,700 feet/4,100 meters). Encounter stellar landscapes of the rugged Andes just minutes from Chile’s bustling capital.
Duration: 7:30 am — 17:00 pm
Start/End Location: Hotel pick-up/drop-off in Santiago
Difficulty Level: Moderate to difficult. Very high altitudes (~13,700 feet / 4,100 meters).
Begin your day with hotel pick-up in Santiago and transportation to Farellones. Take a 4×4 up to the “Las Aguilas” chair lift, where you’ll get outstanding eagle-eye views of the Andes Mountains all around you. Take the lift up to San Francisca Lagoon where your 4-hour hike on La Parva and El Pintor Mountains will begin.
Trek along the spectacular landscape — with plenty of stops for rest, water, and snacks to off-set the high altitude. Hike about 2 hours until you reach the summit of Mount La Parva at 12,000 feet (4,000 meters).
Take a break, explore, and capture photos before continuing onward to Mount El Pintor. This second leg of your hike should take about an hour, and will afford spectacular views of the mountains and of iconic Andean condors flying overhead.
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