Juncal Glacier hike

Outdoor Activities in Valparaíso

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The Juncal Glacier is immersed in the Andes Mountain Range, almost bordering with the Federal Republic of Argentina. Before reaching our goal we will have the privilege of entering a high mountain valley, which will shelter us with vegas and high peaks, in the background the majestic Cerro Alto Los Leones and an Andean steppe vegetation to finish at the viewpoint, base of the glacier Juncal and genesis of the Aconcagua River. If we are fortunate, we will probably see condors, hares, eaglets, cometocine, among other animal and vegetational species of the mountain range. You will have the fortune to meet with the scenic beauty, peace and silence, sensations for a reunion with oneself.
ITINERARY07:00--> Departure from Hotel in Viña del Mar/Valparaiso/Concon.09.00--> Arrival at the park.-Description and start of the circuit. The guide present the briefing, in which provides information about security and risks in the activity, good behavior and explain the route to do. After crossing the bridge a stop in Vega de Nacimiento with a wonderful view of Mt. Alto los Leones. after a one hour more we reach Juncal glacier to hike on it17:30--> Return from the Park-End of our services • TOTAL DISTANCE 16 km (One way and one way) • ALTITUDE 2474-2922 m.s.n.m. • DESNIVEL 452 mts. • DURATION 7 hours of trekking .. • LOCATION Cordillera de Los Andes - Los Libertadores. • SEASON October to April. • MINIMUM OF PERSONS 2 Passengers. • DIFFICULTY Hiking of mild to moderate intensity. • RESTRICTIONS Cardiovascular problems, asthma, recovery injuries, hypertension, etc. • MINIMUM AGE 14 years

What’s included

  • Private transfer
  • Bilingual guide; Specialized (NCh.2950)
  • Trekking sticks.
  • Mineral water.
  • Snack and Box Lunch.
  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water

What’s not included

  • Services not mentioned in the program.
  • Tips.