San Francisco Glacier, San Jose de Maipo

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#4 of 7 in Nature in Santiago Metropolitan Region
San Francisco Glacier is located in San Jose de Maipo. Plan your San Francisco Glacier visit and explore what else you can see and do in San Jose de Maipo using our San Jose de Maipo online travel planner .
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  • It is a wonderful trip to this Glacier. It starts just outside the town uphill to the right, over a small river up the hill to the guides hut. After being charged double the price of local one begins ...  more »
  • It is an excellent overview for those who like trekking. It is a beautiful hike, with a spectacular landscape between the mountains and a beautiful reward to reach the destination, the same beautiful glacier San Francisco!
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  • On November 2 and 3, 2017 the trail was not open. We were not allowed to enter. Guy of Conaf said the trail needed repairs (bridges,...); Weather was nice. No more snow ! Left disappointed .  more »

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Where to stay in San Jose de Maipo

San Jose de Maipo features several decent hotel options, offering cozy rooms and plenty of modern amenities. If you come here for the great outdoors, skip the hotels and consider staying at an eco-lodge just outside of town, where you can breathe in some fresh air, take in the mountain views, and have plenty of privacy and space. Visitors searching for that ultimate experience in nature can also explore the area's campgrounds.
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