ANDEAN VALLEY

YERBA LOCA PARK

Discover this Andean park just minutes from the city using snowshoes!

We will explore the Yerba Loca Natural Sanctuary walking through a beautiful andean snow-covered valley that leads to the Paloma Hanging Glacier. We may also be able to witness some beautiful frozen waterfalls that fall from huge rock walls.

Highlights: glacial valley / 40 minutes from Santiago / ice falls and waterfalls / giant rock walls / Paloma Glacier views

Options: ask for horseback riding trip

Additional information

DestinationSantiago Sorroundings
Age10 to 75
Duration1 day
Level5/10
SeasonMay – Sep
ActivitySnowshoeing

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

1

8.30 AM:

Pick up at hotel or meeting point in Santiago.
2

9.30 AM

We´ll arrive to the starting point in the Yerba Loca Natural Sanctuary.
3

10.00 AM

We´ll start the trekking through the wonderful valley, which ends at the base of the mounts and glaciers of Paloma (16.150 ft) an Altar (17.000 ft) mounts.
4

13.30 PM

Lunch break under huge rock walls and frozen waterfalls.
5

15.30 PM

Back in the car.
6

16.30 PM

 Back in your hotel in Santiago.

Warning: The acces road to the ski resorts area has lots of switchbacks. This activity could include sudden changes of weather and/or skiing under strong sun.