Valley of the Sands

Valley of the Sands

Information about Valley of the Sands

Direccion: San Jose de Maipo, Region Metropolitana - See on the Map

The Valley of the Sands is at the end of the Maipo caisson, very close to the border with Argentina. It is located at 2500 meters above sea level and is surrounded by mountains.

The Valley of Las Arenas, has a unique ecosystem, where we can see Glaciers, mountains with unique colors, in terms of Flora and Fauna, you can see Condors, Peucos, Lizards.

The access is not easy, because in winter we can find up to 2 meters of snow and the roads are closed, in summer you can go by car, preferably 4X4 and ask for permits.

You can know Valley of the Sands in the following excursions


When we arrive to a place called Morales, we will take our 4x4 track to arrive to a holding glacier, after a litle trekking. I believe that this our better tour in Santiago (Ruta Chile, General Manager)
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