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Cajon del Maipo 6km Hiking Day Tour in the Andes from Santiago

Highlights
  • Cajon del Maipo tour from Santiago: La Engorda and Banos Colina
  • 3-hour trek gets you off the beaten tourist track 
  • Guides carry water, snacks, and lunch—leaving you free to walk with ease 
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Cajon del Maipo 6km Hiking Day Tour in the Andes from Santiago
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Cajon del Maipo 6km Hiking Day Tour in the Andes from Santiago
US$110.00
Overview
This guided tour of Cajon del Maipo takes you to a popular waterfall, a natural thermal pool at Banos Colina, and a vista point at La Engorda Valley. A moderate 3-hour trek is made easier by guides who carry enough water and lunch for everyone, as well as tell you about the local environment as you walk.
What to Expect
After pickup from your Santiago hotel, head toward Cajon del Maipo, optionally stopping for breakfast in a local town along the way.

Warm up with a 25-minute hike to a popular waterfall. Then, begin your 3-hour trek to a vista point in La Engorda Valley with panoramic views of San Jose Volcano and the Andes Mountains stretching far beyond.

Your guides never rush you and keep you entertained with information about the ecosystem as you hike. Your guides also carry backpacks with snacks and water so you don’t have to, and they make you a picnic lunch to eat while you admire views.

Tour concludes with a celebratory glass of Chilean wine and drop-off at your Santiago hotel.

Please note: This tour is of medium difficulty and intended for people in good physical condition between 8 and 70 years old. Those with asthma, heart problems, obesity, or a surgical operation in the past six months should not attempt the trek. Tour is only available year-round.
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Reviewed 4 days ago
Incredible day and views!

We had the most incredible day using snowshoes to hike through the beautiful mountains to a lunch spot with the best possible view! The guides Gino and Josefa were friendly and informative and made the day all the more enjoyable. Would highly recommend to anyone...More

Thank Claire L
AndoAndesExcursions, Responsable relations clients at AndoAndes - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi Claire ! Thanks for taking the time to give us your feedback, we really appreciate it. We are glad you had a pleasant experience with us. This hike is very much appreciated by adventurous people indeed ! We hope to see you soon !...More

Reviewed 25 April 2018
Fantastic daytrip from Santiago, stunning views, awesome guides!

On a whim and itching to get out into nature during my visit in Santiago, I booked myself on this tour only the day before and it surpassed my expectations. I had 2 fantastic guides (Francisco and Javier) who were friendly, informative, spoke great English,...More

Thank jwsl4321
AndoAndesExcursions, Director de Recepción at AndoAndes - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2018

Hello Jswal4321, First, thanks you so much to choose us to take a tour to Andes Mountain :) We are so happy that you had a good time with our staff, Francisco and Javier makes a good job always :). We think that when you...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile
Amazing experience

We loved our tour from beginning to end. We did the Cajon del Maipo with San Jose Vulcano. It's was a great hike and I would recommend to people that are somewhat active. It's not intense and the guides kept a good pace. It was...More

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AndoAndesExcursions, Responsable relations clients at AndoAndes - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Hello ! We thank you for your feedback and we are happy if you enjoyed the day ! Our goal is to make the experience as enjoyable as we can for everyone. Thank you for choosing Andoandes and we hope we'll see you again soon...More

Reviewed 22 March 2018
The amazing reviews are totally true!

This trip was flawless from start to finish. They collected me from my hotel on time, the guides were super friendly - Francisco is amazing! The food was good, and the hike was absolutely incredible. I'm still staring at photos, convinced I visited "The Shire"...More

2  Thank Natasha W
AndoAndesExcursions, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at AndoAndes - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 March 2018

Hello Natasha First, thanks you for writing to us it is very important to receive the comments.Personally, I believe in a phrase that says "travel alone but never be alone" If Francisco and the group together achieved that harmony, it's because it really was a...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018
Great day & awesome guides!

Had a great day hiking with these guys. Amazing views on the hike and some really nice stop offs along the way too.

Thank Tom B
AndoAndesExcursions, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at AndoAndes - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Dear Tom Thanks you for your feedback, we are grateful that you choose us. We are waiting for you to next time. See you Carol Salinas

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