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

From Santiago: Horse Riding in the Maipo Canyon

Product ID: 344131
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Enjoy a fun morning horseback ride in the Cajon del Maipo Canyon, in the small town of San Alfonso on the banks of the Maipo River. Witness the beauty of the Andes on a nature trail, visit scenic viewpoints, and spot the native flora and fauna.
About this activity
Duration: 2 - 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the wonderful landscape of the Andes mountain range
  • Experience a horseback ride in the Cajon del Maipo Valley
  • Witness unique flora and fauna, and keep your eyes peeled for Chilean condors
  • Let arrieros (local cowboys) guide you on mountain trails
Full description
Experience a spectacular horseback ride in the Cajon del Maipo Valley. Set off an adventure in the small town of San Alfonso on the banks of the Maipo River, a 1-hour drive from Santiago into the Andes Mountains. Marvel at the surrounding nature featuring 8,000 acres of mountain ranges, valleys, springs, and waterfalls.

The tour lasts 2 tours and requires no previous experience. Follow Spanish-speaking arrieros (local cowboys) as you take in the stunning vistas and admire the abundant flora and fauna on horseback. Scale narrow mountain trails and take a short break on a hilltop while enjoying the gorgeous surroundings. You might even see some Chilean condors flying high in the sky.

You can begin the tour in San José del Maipo or Santiago. If you choose the option with transportation from the meeting point in Santiago, you will have 3 hours of free time after the activity to have lunch (not included) and get to know Cajón del Maipo. The local partner's shop is right in the center of San José del Maipo so you can easily walk and explore the surroundings.
Includes
  • Roundtrip transportation from San José del Maipo or Santiago (depending on option chosen)
  • Professional Spanish-speaking instructor (local cowboy)
  • Accident insurance (ACE Insurance)
  • Helmet
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Lunch

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information
What to bring
  • Sun hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Closed-toe shoes
Not allowed
  • Shorts
  • Open-toed shoes
Know before you go
• Please note that this tour operates in Spanish only
• You must use long pants and closed-toe shoes
• If you choose the option with transportation from the meeting point in Santiago, you will have 3 hours of free time after the activity to have lunch (not included) and get to know Cajón del Maipo
• Please arrive at your selected meeting point 15 minutes before the stated time
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Product ID: 344131