There are 2 alternative places to go. The first one is to visit
the Chilean Palm forest (Ocoa area) and the second one is to go to
the Sclerophillus forest and get to the top of the La Campana
Mountain (Granizo area).
We leave Santiago at 8:00 am. and arrive to the park at 10:00 am.
Then, we start a soft trekking to La Cascada, a beautiful waterfall
of 35 m.. high between Chilean palms. In the way, we will see birds
like the Moustached Turca, the White throated Tapaculo, the Dusky
Tailed Canastrero, the Giant hummingbird (only from September to
March), the Chilean Mockingbird, the black chested buzzard-eagle and
many others. You will also watch mammal species, like the Octodon
degu, the Abrocoma benetti, and reptiles like lizards and snakes.
The trekking to La Cascada will take about 3.5 hours. We will have
lunch in this place, with the beautiful scenery of the Waterfall.
After lunch, we will start the way back, arriving to Santiago at
This area of the park holds a sclerophyllus forest. We will leave
Santiago at 8:00 am. and arrive to the park at 10:00 am. Then, we
will start a trekking of medium difficulty to the top (just if
asked). On the way up you will watch beautiful birds like the
Thorn-tailed Rayadito (Apharastura spinicauda), the Des Mur´s
Wiretail (Sylviorthorynchus desmursii), the Chilean Pigeon (Columba
araucana), the Bicoloured Hawk (Accipiter chilensis) and the
Rufous-legged Owl (Strix rufipes). We will have lunch in the middle
of the forest, among ancient oak trees. After lunch we will go back
to Santiago passing through the Caleu Valley, a magnificent valley
full of birds. Arriving in Santiago at 7:00 PM.
Alternatives: we can make a 2-day-trip inside of the
park, walking form Ocoa to Granizo in 6 hours. We will camp in
Granizo. For more details, please contact us.
- Specialized guide
- Lunch box
- Basic equipment (telescope and binoculars)
- Field guide of Chilean birds
- Personal insurance
See our Trip
Calendar and choose the date most convenient for you.
See also our General
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