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Day Trip to Cajon Del Maipo from Santiago

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Overview
This 9-hour tour takes you into Cajón Del Maipo;the perfect place to escape from the city and be in the middle of the Andes mountains. In a small group of no more than 15 people, enjoy the natural surroundings, and beautiful panoramas, before indulging in a snack and glass of red wine and Empanada. Nature lovers have plenty of time to take in the sights.
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  • 1
    Cajon del Maipo
    Stop: 2 hours -
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  • 2
    Embalse El Yeso
    Stop: 2 hours -
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  • 3
    Embalse El Yeso
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 4
    Casa Chocolate Tienda Boutique
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • Spectacular views of the Cajon Del Maipo in the Andes
  • Picnic with wine looking out over the mountain gorge and glaciers
  • Hassle-free hotel pickup and round-trip transport from Santiago
  • Small group tour for a more personalized experience
What to Expect
Your tour begins with pickup from your central Santiago hotel. Traveling aboard an air-conditioned minivan, set out on the journey to Cajón del Maipo, soaking up the scenery as you leave the city behind and climb up into the Andes mountains. Stop along the way for an empanada and to admire the region’s many natural wonders, including waterfalls, glaciers, and snow-covered mountains. Upon arrival at Cajón del Maipo, a dramatic river gorge at the heart of the mountains, your guide takes you to one of the most impressive viewpoints to take in the natural landscapes as you sip Chilean wine and tuck into a picnic. After refreshments, enjoy some free time to explore or take photos before you set out on the return journey. Back in Santiago, your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
In some cases Hotels at airport have extra charge for pick up or meet at downtown santiago. please check with local tour operator

If accomodation far from hotel area you will have to meet the tour at hotel listed

If your accommodation is not a hotel. please provide exact address.
Departure Time
7:00 AM
Duration
9h
Inclusions
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Tasting of Local Empanada
  • Wine
  • Driver-guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from Santiago
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entry/Admission - Embalse El Yeso
  • Entry/Admission - Casa Chocolate Tienda Boutique
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Lunch (Restaurant)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Will be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • 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.
  • Pick up time will be confirmed 1 day before the travel date by email before 8pm
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Pick up from hotels central located downtown, providencia, las condes or vitacura. If staying apart from hotel radio area must consider a meeting point
  • Weekends and Holidays departure starts from 8am and Arrivel hotel at 6pm approx . Must Consider if having a flight before 9 pm
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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A great trip. Gabriel our guide was fantastic. Full of information, political, geographical, historic and geology. Excellent English ( Spanish, Portugese) and great fun ( including a love of our generation music on the way home). George our driver was excellent, careful and
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Daniella (our guide) and Jorge (our driver) did a fantastic job getting us to Cajon del Maipo, with great commentary along the way, and excellent driving by Jorge along some pretty narrow and challenging roads! The dam itself is just wonderful and the picnic Daniella and Jorge
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This was a perfect day trip from Santiago. The reserve is stunning, and although the drive is a little long, we stopped at multiple spots along the way to break it up (snack stops, bathroom stops, and photo ops). Our guide, Gabe, was fantastic. Spoke perfect English for us as
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Quite a bit of time was spent on the road but with sufficient pit stops along the way. The picnic at the reservoir was very nice and I couldn't be happier with our guide, Daniella, and driver, Jorge!
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This was a perfect getaway from hustle and bustle of the (humongous) city of Santiago. I felt like all aspects of the tour were excellent and all the stops enjoyable. The scenery around Cajón del Maipo was simply breathtaking. Daniela did a great job as our guide and our driver
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Vibe F
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An Awesome Day.
A great trip. Gabriel our guide was fantastic. Full of information, political, geographical, historic and geology.
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andrearobbiebebop
Melbourne, Australia
10753
A great day our from Santiago
Daniella (our guide) and Jorge (our driver) did a fantastic job getting us to Cajon del Maipo, with great
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Joseph C
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
10
Beautiful and Fun Day Trip
This was a perfect day trip from Santiago. The reserve is stunning, and although the drive is a little long, we
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twf006
Aiken, South Carolina
50
Half day tour of Santiago
This tour was a good overview of the city and allowed us to see the main sights by car - and some by foot. We got
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Ian H
10
Very nice trip
Gabriel was an excellent tour guide. He picked my brother and I up at our hotel in Vitacura right on time and
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denmartravel
Redding, California
289
Fun day
Quite a bit of time was spent on the road but with sufficient pit stops along the way. The picnic at the
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CanAus
10
Hot springs and Andes
Wonderful trip with our driver and tour guide, Gabriel, who was friendly, chatty, interesting, knowledgeable and
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dianegudat
Indianapolis, Indiana
20
Santiago Half Day Tour
Great experience! Pleasant driver and friendly intelligent guide. Beautiful city! Saw so much quickly and
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Compass237942
10
Wonderful Colina Hot Springs tour and even better guide
My wife and I were looking for a getaway outside of Santiago to see the Andes and enjoy the volcanic thermal hot
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EPS
Jönköping, Sweden
80
A wonderful day
This was a perfect getaway from hustle and bustle of the (humongous) city of Santiago. I felt like all aspects of
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  • Duration: 9h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
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  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English, Portuguese, Spanish
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