Day trip

Santiago: Private Cajon del Maipo with El Yeso Dam & Picnic

Santiago: Private Cajon del Maipo with El Yeso Dam & Picnic

From US$ 355.23 per group up to 4

Enjoy the convenience of a private tour to explore the beautiful landscapes of Cajon del Maipo. Immerse in the natural splendor of the Andes and visit the El Yeso Dam before relishing a picnic lunch just a walk away from the El Salto Waterfall.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
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Duration 10 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese
Pickup included
Pickup from hotels located in Santiago.
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Get closer to nature in the beautiful Cajon del Maipo
  • Enjoy a picnic snack and wine at the Salto Waterfall
  • Go to the historic mining town of San José del Maipo
  • Benefit from a convenient pickup and drop-off at your accommodation in Santiago
Full description
Escape the hustle of Santiago city, and enjoy a day to remember as you embrace the magic of the Andes Mountains on a private tour.  Enjoy a pickup at your accommodation and travel in a comfortable, air-conditioned car on a scenic drive to Cajon del Maipo. Once there, connect with nature in a peaceful environment of fresh and clean mountain air. Visit the enchanting village of San José del Maipo to admire the colonial-style architecture, and see the church and the main Plaza de Armas. From there, continue the drive following the Maipo river until reaching the Tinoco Tunnel to hear all its stories.  Make your way to discover the amazing reservoir at the El Yeso Dam. Take beautiful pictures and a relaxed walk to the El Salto Waterfall before savoring a delicious picnic-style snack with crackers and cheese, olives, salami, juice, wine, and more.  Head back toward Santiago and make a quick stop at the fairy tale looking chocolate house before getting dropped off at your hotel or in the city center.
  • Hotel Pickup and Drop-off from Santiago
  • Multilingual Guide Spanish, Portuguese and English-Speaking
  • Entry fee to the El Yeso Dam Natural Park
  • Picnic snack with wine, juice or water and crackers and cheese, nuts, salami and olives
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask
    • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Sunscreen
    • Water
    • Jacket

    Know before you go

    • This activity is subject to favorable weather conditions and availability, it is recommended to book for your first available day in Santiago so you have maximum flexibility to roll on to the next available date
    • If you cannot make it to an alternative date, you will receive a full refund
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    Product ID: 389033