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

From Santiago: Maipo Canyon Volcano and Hot Spring Tour

Product ID: 62366
Discover a remote and quiet place in the foothills of the Andes Mountains on a trip to Baños Colina in the Maipo Canyon. Unwind in the thermal waters of a hot spring with stunning views. Pamper your tired muscles at the end of a 4-kilometer volcano hike.
About this activity
Duration: 12 hours
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Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
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 are: Las Condes, Vitacura, Providencia, and 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 you will be contacted the day before with the exact pickup time.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Connect with nature and enjoy the best of the Maipo Canyon
  • Get breathtaking views of the volcano of San José de Maipo
  • Relax in the therapeutic mineral waters of Baños Colina
  • Experience a landscape of spectacular beauty in the foothills of the Andes Mountains
Full description
Depart Santiago and journey to the foothills of the Andes Mountains, where you will find the remote and peaceful Baños Colina. Depart at 07:00 for an estimated arrival time at San José de Maipo at 09:00. Admire the stunning beauty of the Maipo Canyon (Cajón del Maipo) along the way.

Upon arrival at the volcano of San José de Maipo, take a 2-hour, 4-kilometer round-trip hike to a glorious viewpoint. Get breathtaking views of one of the most active volcanoes in the metropolitan region, and learn why the area is one of the world's most lively, geologically speaking.

Stop for lunch and a glass of wine at 12:30 PM, and then continue to the hot springs of Baños Colina, located about 100 kilometers from Santiago at an altitude of 2,500 meters above sea level. Enjoy panoramic views of the Andes Mountains while sitting in a natural pool that can reach temperatures of 50°C.

Return to Santiago at 3:30 PM for an arrival and drop off at approximately 7:00 PM.
 
Includes
  • Transportation to and from hotels in the districts of Providencia, Vitacura, Las Condes, and Santiago Centro
  • Bilingual guide
  • Insurance
  • Ticket
  • Box lunch, glass of wine, and water
  • Entrance to Hot Springs
What’s Not Included
  • Pick-up from private residences
  • Tips
  • Towels
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
  • Wheelchair users
  • People with respiratory issues

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Windbreaker
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sandals
  • Hiking shoes
  • Long pants
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Open-toed shoes
Know before you go
• This activity is rated easy to Intermediate. It is suitable for children over 8 years old and adults no older than 75 years old. It is suitable for anyone in good physical shape, but not recommended for asthmatics, people with heart disease, people who are overweight or anyone who has had recent surgery
• Tours are subject to change due to weather conditions (rain or snow)
• Please bring sunscreen, your swimsuit, a towel, tennis shoes, a sun hat, your camera, a jacket and a backpack
• The supplier reserves the right to cancel tours due to unfavorable weather, such as rain, snow or storms. They also reserve the right to cancel if the minimum number of passengers (2) is not reached. In the event of cancellation by the supplier, you will be offered an alternative tour or date or get a 100% refund
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.9 / 5

based on 33 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    5 / 5
  • Organization
    5 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.8 / 5
  • Safety
    5 / 5
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Madness! This tour is indescribable and you should definitely do it! Our guides were Carlos and Gonzalo. There were exciting facts about everything and by the way Carlos is a good photographer. If you are afraid because Chile has been in the news lately, we should say that we didn’t notice anything and only met nice people. You can have breakfast and get sandwiches for lunch and go out for tapas after the tour. Even water bottles were there for everyone. The tour is also suitable for inexperienced hikers because it is all about enjoying the mountains. It was just wonderful

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February 7, 2020

Fabulous excursion to pure and great nature. Where the roads end, there is no power line, enjoy some exercise, clean air, a bath in the hot springs surrounded by the majesty of the mountain, a great choice. The small group tour, 6 in our case, with two guides who were always attentive to everyone and their needs. All safe, controlled, adapted to the composition of the group. Both Francisco and Elías, with extensive knowledge of group management, mountain and flora and fauna, and ability to convey that knowledge in a pleasant way. Even the people who made up the group were interesting, there we smiled the fortune, all individual travelers. A success to have hired him, an experience of those forever. Very thankful

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December 29, 2019

Very punctual collection in a comfortable minibus. Very good fit of the guides Padro and Pancho with the relatively young group, no one-sided sound, but responsive to the wishes of the group. Overall, very good food for the setting of a hike and very good taste of music on the trip. Fantastic landscape in the Andes and nice little hike with sighting of several condors. Sufficient time at the thermal springs with several pools from pleasantly warm to very hot (55 degrees). No luxury spa but great view of the valley - be careful: very high risk of sunburn.

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December 26, 2019

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Product ID: 62366