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From Santiago: Cajón del Maipo and Embase del Yeso Tour

Product ID: 145293
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Get back to nature in the dramatic landscapes of the Andes Mountains on a scenic tour from Santiago. Visit the amazing gorge of Cajón del Maipo and the beautiful reservoir of El Embalse del Yeso.
About this activity
Duration 10 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
Spanish, English

Pick-up service

Pick-up possible from hotels in Santiago city center and the districts of Providencia, Las Condes, Vitacura and Barrio Bellavista. For hotels outside these areas, please contact the local tour operator after booking. The tour operator does not make pick-ups from airbnb or particular addresses.
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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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  • Get stunning views of the Andes Mountains from the Cajón del Maipo gorge
  • Visit the agricultural town of Cajon de Maipo and learn about the local culture
  • Marvel at the beautiful reservoir of Embalse del Yeso
Full description
Depart Santiago and head towards the stunning gorge of Cajón del Maipo to discover a beautiful eco-tourist destination in the Andes Mountains. Visit the enchanting village of San José de Maipo, located 48 kilometers from Santiago city center. Admire the colonial-style architecture and see the church and main Plaza de Armas, where fans of adventure travel often gather.

Continue into the majestic Andes Mountains to marvel at the impressive multicolored landscapes that are covered in snow in the winter months. Arrive at El Embalse del Yeso, 2,500 meters above sea level, and gaze in awe at the turquoise waters of the reservoir, formed by the damming of the Yeso River.

Enjoy a glass of wine from Chile and a cocktail before an optional lunch in one of the traditional restaurants. Return to Santiago in the afternoon, and get dropped off at your hotel on arrival.
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Bilingual guide
  • Cocktail (juice and cheese)
  • Passenger transport insurance
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities

When you get there

Know before you go
• This tour does not operate at the weekend or during public holidays in Chile
• The tour is subject to the weather conditions
​• For pick-up from hotels outside the designated pick-up area, please contact the local tour operator after booking
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Product ID: 145293