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Cajón del Maipo and Embalse El Yeso Tour from Santiago

Product ID: 62252
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Enjoy panoramic views of the Andes Mountains on a 9-hour tour to Cajón del Maipo from Santiago. Marvel at the majestic beauty of the Embalse El Yeso reservoir and dam. Stop in the small town of San Jose de Maipo to see its historical landmarks.
About this activity
Duration 9 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese

Pick-up service

Pickup is between 6:30 AM and 7:30 AM, with the tour officially starting at 7:30 AM once pickups are complete for the group (you will be contacted the day before with the exact pickup time). This service is only available at hotels and hostels (not at airBNB or private apartments). The pickup areas include: Las Condes, Vitacura, Providencia, and Santiago Centro. If you are staying at a private residence or outside of these areas please contact the local supplier directly via Whatsapp or email, and you will be given a pickup point which is closest to you.
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the Andes Mountains at Cajón del Maipo
  • Go to the historic mining town of San Jose de Maipo
  • Take a relaxing walk around the lagoon of Embalse El Yeso
  • Drink a glass of wine in peaceful surroundings
Full description
Escape the hustle and bustle of Santiago city, and enjoy a day to remember as you embrace the magic of the Andes Mountains.

Following a pick-up from your hotel, transfer to Cajon del Maipo and connect with nature in an environment of peace and fresh, clear mountain air. Discover the amazing lagoon at Embalse El Yeso, located at an altitude of 2,500 meters in the Andes. Although this scenic tour does not include a hike (and is subject to change due to the weather conditions), you will be surprised by a landscape of unparalleled wilderness.

A team of guides will lead you to scenic spots and waterfalls, and introduce you to local activities and industries, such as horse riding. Stop at the historical landmarks of San Jose de Maipo, where the air is pure and eco tourism has become big business!
  • Transportation
  • Bilingual guide
  • Lunch
  • Insurance
  • Wine and cheese
  • Water
What’s Not Included
  • Pickups from private residences
  • Tips

When you get there

Know before you go
• The supplier reserves the right to cancel the tour in the event of unfavorable weather (rain, snow, storms etc.), or in the event of a strike in the park, or if the minimum number of passengers (2) is not reached. You will get a full refund of your pre-payment, or offered an alternative date in the event of a cancellation for the above reasons.
• Please bring sun screen, tennis shoes, a backpack, your camera and a jacket
• Children must be accompanied by parents
• Vegetarian options are available
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AndoAndes Excursiones

Product ID: 62252