Embalse El Yeso - Cajon Del Maipo

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  • duration 8 hours
  • tour type Group
  • minimum participants 2
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Starts Santiago, Chile
  • Ends Santiago, Chile
  • Free hotel pickup and dropoff included
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Get upclose to native wildlife in the Cajon del Maipo canyon
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
On this tour you will feel and become part of the gorgeous Cajon del Maipo. The tour start around 7:00 am to 8:00 am when we pick up you at your hotel.

We'll drive around 1 hour through south of Santiago where it's possible know how is the lifestyle of large part of Chileans. After this we'll reach Cajon del Maipo, here the scenery is wild and natural. We will have the blue sky above us and be surrounded by rivers, lagoons, mountains and amazing landscape forms caused by erosion and time on the hills.

We will also get to know the charming town of San Jose to then continuing with our trip along the river banks of the Maipo River until reaching the beautiful Yeso valley. Here we'll have many stop to explore the area, waterfalls, amazing viewpoint, glaciers and a mining town abandoned. Our last stop is at the turquoise waters of the El Yeso reservoir located at an altitude of 2.500 meters and only 15 kms from the border with Argentina, literal in the middle of the Andes mountains. You will love a easy walking and exploring this area where is possible to see wildlife including condors, eagles, foxes and flora. At this beautiful place we will enjoy the stunning nature and top it up with some of the best chilean wine in our brunch (Pic nic at the lagoon).

At the end of the day we will transfer back to Santiago.

Don't miss out on this getaway to the beautiful Andes Mountains. Be surrounded by mother nature in her best shape, spiced up with some good food, wine and accompanied by a professional guide.
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 15 reviews
3 - Average
  • Anonymous
  • From USA
  • On Mar 30 2018
“While Cajon Del Majpo is scenic, it was overcrowded and not worth an almost 2 hour drive each way which takes up the whole day.”
Very Good
4 - Very Good
  • Léa Catherine Bellerose Bélanger
  • From Canada
  • On Jan 16 2018
“Very Good”
5 - Excellent
  • Sidney Lang
  • From USA
  • On Dec 14 2017
Cajon del Maipo lake tour
3 - Average
  • Suan Adorni
  • From Italy
  • On Jul 03 2017
“The destination was beautiful, the tour got us there before the Sunday crowd and avoided getting stuck in the car mess. The english speaking guide was helpful and friendly. The wine was good, the brunch is more like finger food than a whole meal, but they gave us more food on the way back.
The negative point is that they stopped to a boot hiring shop and advised us that our hiking shoes would not have been good enought, so we hired boots with an extra cost.
However in this season, winter on a sunny day, our hiking boots would have done the job as there was very little mud and snow on the easy trail, and the hired boots where not that great. We trusted our guides and we felt mislead.”
  • Brunch (Pic nic)
  • Bottle of wine
  • Bottle of water
  • All Transportation
  • Professional Guide
  • Hotel Pickup and Dropoff in Santiago
  • Lunch
  • Optional tips
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