With a wide variety of exciting activities and dreamlike landscapes, Farellones Mountain Center is the ideal place for those seeking to immerse themselves in the beauty of winter.
In the heart of the majestic Chilean Andes lies a magical corner that enchants all winter lovers: Farellones Mountain Center. With its rugged mountains covered in brilliant snow, this winter paradise has captivated the hearts of skiers, snowboarders, and adventurers from around the world. Join us in discovering the wonder of Farellones, a destination that combines the excitement of winter sports with the breathtaking beauty of nature.
Farellones is a mountain resort located just 36 kilometers from Santiago, the capital of Chile, making it easily accessible for both national and international travelers. Its privileged altitude of over 2,500 meters above sea level ensures an exceptionally long snow season, from June to September, providing winter sports enthusiasts with a perfect window to enjoy fresh snow and thrilling slopes.
In addition to the beauty of snow and winter sports, visitors can relax in cozy mountain refuges. Food enthusiasts will also be delighted with the culinary offerings that Farellones Mountain Center has to offer. From traditional dishes to international options, local restaurants and bars cater to all tastes, creating a warm and festive atmosphere.
Everything you need to know before heading to Farellones
Farellones Mountain Center, now open to the public, operates from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. during this season, a perfect schedule for families to enjoy the snow together.
The activities and services available include Non-Ski Activities, which involve using a panoramic chairlift to enjoy stunning views, canopying for an adrenaline rush, sledding for a childlike slide on the snow, tubing for thrilling descents, and a mini park for the little ones in the family.
If skiing is your passion, there's something special for you too: Ski Activities. Get ready to take group and private lessons with experts who will teach you to glide elegantly and fearlessly down the white slopes. It will be an unforgettable experience!
In addition to these exciting activities, Farellones Mountain Center has a cozy cafeteria and a delicious food truck to satisfy your culinary cravings while you indulge in the snowy landscape.
All visitors are strongly recommended to carry their QR codes for the tickets from Santiago to avoid any inconvenience and gain direct access to the facilities. If you plan to take ski lessons, the instructors will also have their own codes, but visitors are requested to go to the attention container to receive their instruction schedule. This way, they'll get a voucher with all the necessary information to make the most of their lesson.
What better way to enjoy this spectacular winter setting than with an exciting full-day tour? Discover the magnificent panoramic tour "Visit to Farellones Snow Park", a journey that will take you through the most iconic places of the mountain range, starting with Farellones, the oldest ski resort in South America and a picturesque village situated at 2,300 meters above sea level. Then, the adventure continues at Valle Nevado, a modern ski resort that rises over 3,000 meters above sea level.
Back in Farellones, the oldest mountain village, where you can contemplate panoramic views of the capital and the imposing mountain range, you'll have the opportunity to enjoy lunch in this beautiful place or experience the excitement of the panoramic chairlift and tubing, a 250-meter track that will make your heart beat faster.
The tour includes a bilingual guide who will accompany you throughout the journey, ensuring you have an unforgettable experience. Additionally, you'll have insurance for added peace of mind and passenger transportation so you don't have to worry about logistical details. Don't forget to bring comfortable shoes, a cap, sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and warm clothing in the winter months. Get ready to have an unforgettable day in the snow!
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