1. Chile
  2. Santiago Metropolitan Region
  3. Santiago
  4. Cajón del Maipo

From Santiago: Cajón del Maipo and Volcán San José Hike 8K

Product ID: 62362
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Explore the heart of the Andes and get stunning views of the waterfalls, rivers and glaciers. Go for a 8-kilometer hike in the Cajón del Maipo gorge and see a 5,800-meter high, active volcano just 100 kilometers from Santiago.
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Duration 10 hours
Starting time 12:00 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese

Pickup included

Pickups at hotels and hostels are available, but not at airBNB or private apartments. The pickup area is: Las Condes, Vitacura, Providencia, Santiago Centro. If you are staying at a private residence or outside of the pickup area please contact the local supplier via whatsapp or email. Pickups for the tours start at 6:30 AM, and will be contacted the day before with the exact pickup time.

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  • Hike in the wilderness on a guided walk of the Cajón del Maipo gorge
  • Marvel at the majesty of the Andes mountains
  • Get a breathtaking view of the active volcano of San José
Full description
Get back to nature and go for a hike in the Andes mountains. Learn why the region is one of the most active in the world for volcanoes and get up close to one just 100 kilometers from Santiago.

Travel to the town of San Jose de Maipo and marvel at the beautiful waterfalls. Head to the refuge of El Cabrerio for the start of your hike in the Engorda Valley and get stunning views of the gorge of Cajón del Maipo and its rock formations.

Encounter a breathtaking view of the Volcán San José on the Chile-Argentina border.
  • Appetizer
  • Transportation
  • Bilingual guide
  • Insurance
  • Boxed lunch
  • Water
  • Wine
What’s Not Included
  • Pick-up from private residences
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Windbreaker
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Long pants
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• This hike is easy to intermediate and recommended for those between 8 and 65 years old
• The tour is subject to change due to weather conditions (rain or snow)
• Please wear proper sneakers or hiking shoes, and bring sunscreen, your sunglasses, a sun hat and a day pack

From US$ 110 per person

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AndoAndes Excursiones

Product ID: 62362