Escape city life and do some hiking along the longest continental mountain range in the world: the Andes. This Andes tour will present you with plenty of photo opportunities to capture the natural beauty of the landscape. From picturesque waterfalls to exotic wildlife, the Andes are a definite must-see during your visit to Chile.
Your Andes waterfall tour begins at 9 a.m. as you make your way to the mountain range. Once there, your guide will help you prepare for the hike and provide you with a map of the path ahead. The hike takes you up Cerro San Ramón, the highest summit in Santiago. Have your camera ready for a breathtaking view of the city; Cerro San Ramón offers an amazing panoramic view of Santiago. Aside from the photo op, you’ll also learn about the lush vegetation on the range, including peumo, an evergreen tree that can be grown as high up as 5,000 feet above sea level and produces an edible red berry fruit.
After 4 to 5 hours of hiking, you’ll stop at the Apoquindo Waterfall for lunch and some rest. The waterfall has a drop of roughly 30 meters and flows into a nearby river and several small ponds in which you can cool off during your hiking break. Your Andes hiking tour concludes with a 3-hour descent that includes glimpses of several other gorgeous waterfalls and rock formations. This Andes waterfall hike includes transportation, entrance fees, and a knowledgeable bilingual guide. Book your Andes tour today for an remarkable expedition through this stunning mountain range.