The Valle Nevado Ski Resort, located the 3,025 metres altitude, in the heart of the Andes, is a great alternative for the summer season. Recognized as a destination for ecotourism and adventure activities during the low season, the complex will bring visitors to new activities and wide offer for lovers of outdoor adventure and the Cordillera.
The tourist is always in search of remarkable experiences and the Andes mountain range provides the visitor to enjoy the benefits of the outdoors and the natural wonders of the mountain which always exerted enormous fascination in people, “notes Ricardo Almeida, Director for trade and development of Valle Nevado.
Stage perfect for cyclists, Valle Nevado has the highest slopes of Chile, more than 3,000 meters above sea level, and this season a new mountain bike route, in which is included the bike rentals, facilitating the life of anyone who wants to have an adventure on wheels.
This new activity, add up the horseback riding to the Mirador Above or the Laguna Piuquenes, jumping, hang gliding and hiking trails that will allow guided meet the flora and fauna of the mountain range, including the condor, traditional Andean bird. All these activities require advance booking (48 hours) and minimum of six groups.
It is also possible to ride the cable car visitor Mirador del Plomo, installed the 3100 meters of altitude and that takes tourists up to 3300 meters, and appreciate the immensity of the Andes and your stillness. And finish the ride savoring delicious dishes in the Bar Lounge. The summer menu offers salads, hot and cold sandwiches, portions and the chef’s specialties, with options of salmon, Chilean coast fish, pasta, soups and meats.
Ascent to Cerro El Plomo
Trekking enthusiasts can participate in expeditions to Cerro El Plomo, 5,424 meters above sea level, between 21 and 28 and November 23, 26 December and 16 and 18 January. The climbs are Valle Nevado (3,000 m) towards the base camp (4,100 m) and arrival to the top of El Plomo.
The tour includes acclimatization on Cerro Pintor, mountain guides accompanying the groups during the climbs, full power, mules to transport the equipment and accident insurance.
The project has a complete infrastructure to receive events of various types, from business meetings to parties with personal spaces that up to 400 people.
“The mountain offers many attractions that today we have a single service events in Valle Nevado.We want to create the culture of the Andes as an ideal place for meetings, since corporate activities such as team building to social events such as weddings and birthdays. We have observed a 20% annual growth in this segment, which demonstrates the immense potential”, she concludes.
About the Valle Nevado -located about 60 km from Santiago from the airport, the station has three hotels – Three Puntas, Puerta del Sol and Valle Nevado-respectively divided into three, four and five stars, plus six restaurants, four bars and pubs, 45 slopes for skiing or snowboarding, ski lifts, shops and residential apartments. Until 2022, will be constructed two new residential buildings per year so that more people enjoy the best snow in the world. In all, more than $150 million will be invested in infrastructure to make the complex the largest in South America. Discover the Andes. Viva Valle.