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

Cajon del Maipo Full-Day Small Group Tour with Picnic

Product ID: 85617
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Get back to nature and experience the fresh mountain air of the Cajon de Maipo on a small group full-day tour from Santiago. Visit the lake of Embalse el Yeso, pass the Tinoco Tunnel and more.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese

Pick-up service

Pick-up possible from hotels, or other meeting point on request, in the districts of Providencia, Las Condes, Vitacura and Santiago Centro.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Get back to nature in the beautiful Cajon de Maipo
  • Journey along a road with magnificent mountain views
  • See the small towns and settlements of the Andes Mountains
  • Enjoy a picnic snack at the lake of Embalse del Yeso
Full description
Admire the stunning massifs, estuaries and rivers of the Andes Mountains on a full-day tour of the Cajon del Maipo. Depart Santiago and journey to San Jose de Maipo as you hear the folklore of the area from your English-speaking guide.

Head towards the volcano and see small towns such as Las Vertientes, El Canelo, El Manzano, El Melocoton and San Alfonso. Learn the history of the Tinoco Tunnel as you make your way along a dirt road to the large lake of Embalse del Yeso. Stop at the reservoir to enjoy a picnic style snack with cheese, olives, salami, juice, wine and more. 

Start back towards Santiago at around 3:00 PM and get dropped off at your hotel or in the city center at approximately 6:00 PM.
  • English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Drop off at a central location in Santiago if you want to visit the Costanera Center
  • Small group tour of no more than 13 people per vehicle
  • Picnic snack
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• The Embalse el Yeso, the main attraction of this tour, has been closed until further notice. For a similar experience, this Laguna del Inca and Portillo tour is suggested:
• Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
• A maximum of 15 people per booking is permitted
• This tour includes an English-speaking guide (the service can be multilingual)
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MTO Tour Chile

Product ID: 85617