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Santiago: Cajon del Maipo Small-Group Tour with Picnic

Product ID: 333836
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Explore the beautiful landscapes of the Andes Mountains on a day trip from Santiago. Immerse yourself in the natural splendor of Cajon del Maipo and the Embalse el Yeso then relish a picnic lunch with wine just a walk away from the El Salto Waterfall.
About this activity
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Mobile ticketing
Duration 10 hours
Starting time 6:00 AM
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese

Pickup included

Pickup is from your accommodation in Santiago Centro, Providencia or Las Condes.

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  • Reconnect with nature in the beautiful Cajon del Maipo
  • Go to the historic mining town of San José del Maipo
  • Enjoy a picnic snack in a area close to the Salto el Yeso Waterfall
  • Benefit from convenient pickup and drop-off at your accommodation in Santiago
  • Santiago Metropolitan Region

  • 1 hour

  • Breakfast

  • 10 minutes

  • Tinoco Tunnel (walk)

  • 40 minutes

  • Cajón del Maipo Viewpoint (photo stop)

  • 30 minutes

  • El Yeso Dam (visit)

  • 20 minutes

  • Salto El Yeso (picnic)

  • 40 minutes

  • Casa Chocolate, San Jose de Maipo (photo stop)

  • 1 hour

  • Santiago Metropolitan Region

5.5 hours

Pickup included
Main stop
Other stop
Full description
Escape the hustle and bustle of Santiago city, and enjoy a day to remember as you embrace the magic of the Andes Mountains on a small-group tour for no more than 16 people. Be picked up at your accommodation and travel in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan on a scenic drive to Cajon del Maipo. Once there, connect with nature in a peaceful environment of fresh, clear mountain air.

Visit the enchanting village of San José del Maipo to admire the colonial-style architecture, and see the church and main Plaza de Armas, where fans of adventure travel often gather. From there, continue the drive following the Maipo river. 

Make your way to discover the amazing lagoon at Embalse El Yeso Dam. Take amazing pictures and a relaxing walk, and savor a delicious picnic snack with a nice glass of wine or juice. Head back toward Santiago at around 3 PM and get dropped off at your hotel or in the city center at approximately 6 PM.
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Small-group tour of no more than 16 people per vehicle
  • Entrance fee to the Embalse el Yeso Natural Park
  • Picnic snack
  • Wine, juice or water
  • Visit to Embalse el Yeso Dam
  • Stop at the chocolate house
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Jacket
Know before you go
• Please provide the full names of everyone in your group when making your booking
• Tours 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

From US$ 43.09 per person

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Product ID: 333836