Day Trip To Cajon Del Maipo And Embalse El Yeso From Santiago

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This full day tour will take you into Cajón Del Maipo, which is the perfect place to escape from the city and be in the middle of the Andes Mountains. You will have plenty of time to enjoy nature, and the beautiful panoramas. Lovers of nature will will enjoy their time in the canyon and will have plenty of time to take in the sights.


  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Snacks and Beverages included
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Breakfast included
  • Free drinks included
  • Lunch included

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Your tour begins at about 7am with pick up from your Santiago hotel. Greet your guide, climb aboard the air-conditioned minivan and hit the road.

Cross through the south side of Santiago on your way to the drop-off point at Cajon del Maipo, by the mountain road to El Yeso Reservoir. Your driver makes a few stops during the drive, including at a tumbling waterfall and a glacier perched on top of a mountainside.

We also offer a stop to enjoy of a local empanada ( Included ) and the option of having a coffee or tea at that time of the morning clients cost.

Upon arrival at the destination, make use of your free time. Explore the pristine natural environment and admire the steep, rocky walls and gorge.
While you are enjoying your free time, your driver-guide prepares your snack with fresh local ingredients, for you to enjoy with a glass of Chilean wine upon your return.

Head back to Santiago and get dropped off back at your hotel around 5pm.

Inclusions for Day Trip To Cajon Del Maipo And Embalse El Yeso From Santiago

  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Tasting of Local Empanada
  • Wine
  • Driver-guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Santiago
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

Exclusions for Day Trip To Cajon Del Maipo And Embalse El Yeso From Santiago

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Lunch (Restaurant)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Will be operated by a multi-lingual guide

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

During winter season (June-Sept) the vehicle does not go to the reservoir due to the snow on the road. There will be some walking to get there

There will be a stop at a rental store winter season June-Sept for proper snow boots and clothing, if needed.

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

Pick up time will be confirmed 1 day before the travel date by email before 8pm

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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  • This was a truly wonderful tour with amazing landscapes, beautiful scenery and an excellent guide, Francisco.

  • Fantastic day trip with a great mix of people. Stunning scenery introduced by a passionate guide. Real value for money and excellent wine served up by the reservoir! Many thanks Francisco.

  • This trip is amazing! We highly recommend it, much better than bus tours! Our guide Gabriel gave us personal attention. He was knowledgeable and made the trip well worth it. The views were spectacular and the local empenadas at our first stop were the best. The picnic spread and the wine was perfect

  • Really fun day, beautiful scenery.

  • This was the highlight of our trip to Chile. Our guide was extremely experienced - and fun - and made our day worth one remembering. The picnic was a great added touch, as well as the empanada stop. I would recommend to anyone looking for a wonderful day trip to Cajon del Maipo.

  • Excellent trip, the guide was very knowledgable and passionate. Picnic was lovely too!

  • It was a wonderful trip, I would recommend to everyone, the views are just beautiful, If you have any trouble with motion sickness this is not the best trip. There are several winding roads to get to the top and it is a rough ride. Overall it was great fun and the lunch was just wonderful.

  • Great trip.

  • This tour was awesome!!! Francisco (our guide) was great, very experienced and knowledgeable and thoughtful of the group participating in the tour! Gabriel was also excellent in accommodating or needs and giving us the needed time to explore all the beauties of Cajon del Maipo! Best trip!!!

  • Gab was an OUTSTANDING GUIDE!! VERY informative!!
    The LUNCH provided was PERFECT !!
    TAKE THIS TOUR !!!!!

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