Central Chile Hiking - Snowshoeing - Bird Watching - Road Trips

Andes Lookout: Hiking - Half Day - Hard

Santiago is surrounded by hundreds of summits which allows outdoor sports activities year-round. Take challenging hiking to one of the greatest summits close to the city.

Mount Alto del Naranjo of 6200 ft, will give you a new air to your day. You will see amazing views of the high peaks of the Central Andes, like Mount Plomo of 18.000 ft and the huge Iver Glacier. On the other side (west) you'll discover terrific views of Santiago City at one thousand meters lower you.

Highlights: great views of the city and the Andes Range / Sclerophyllous forest / 40 minutes from Providencia /challenging trip

Options: choose morning, afternoon versions, or a night hiking version with amazing views of the city lights of six million people.

Hiking time

2,5 hours of ascent, 1,5 hours descent.

Transportation time

40 min from Providencia.

Technical data

Distance: 4.8 miles round trip / Ramp: 2600 ft. / Maximun Altitude: 6200 ft


The age of participants must be between 14 and 60 years old. The physical and medical conditions must be compatible with activity (When in doubt, please ask).


The times on the itinerary below are an approximation of the schedule. These times could vary depending on the weather and the speed of your group. A more accurate pick -up time will be delivered once we receive your pick -up address obtained through the booking process.

8:00 Meeting Point (your hotel or another point). The exact pick-up time will be delivered by email.

8:40 Hiking starts gaining good altitude.

9:40 The path starts following the edge. Great views to east and west.

11:10 Arrival to the summit. Amazing views of Andes Range, and Mount Plomo

11:30 Descent

13:00 Back in the starting point.

13:40 Back in your hotel

Warning: This activity could include hiking in irregular terrain, sudden changes of weather, walk under the strong sun.

What's included

  • Private transportation.
  • Guides: 1 each 4 clients
  • Hiking poles
  • Snack (isotonic juice and granola bars)
  • Access to a private trail
  • First aid kit
  • VHF Radio and Satellite Phone

What's not included

  • Personal Clothing (check "Gear")
  • Small backpack (rent available)
  • Personal Insurance

What to bring:


  • Small backpack. If you don't have one, we can rent you one. (10 USD)
  • First layer or sport t-shirt
  • Polar Fleece or similar
  • Wind jacket
  • Hiking pants or similar comfortable to walk/ shorts (ask for the weather the day before)
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat/ lip balm
  • Sunscreen


  • Summer gear
  • Down or puffy Jacket
  • First layer upper and lower body
  • Liner gloves
  • Wool hat
  • Balaclava/ Neck gator

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An intense challenging half day trip in steep terrain


This trip begins at 30 minutes from Santiago downtown
Half day

Half day

Leave your evening free to rest or visit other places