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USD$ 110 / 1 day


  • Cajón del Maipo day trip from Santiago.
  • Follow the course of the Maipo River and take in stunning panoramas of Maipo Canyon.
  • Visit the town of San José del Maipo and learn more about its history, architecture and natural attractions around.
  • Enjoy lunch at one of the most-traditional-german “mountain refugios” in the Andes.
  • Stunning views of the massive 5,856 meters altitude Volcano San José.
  • Tour limited to eight or twelve passengers, ensuring a more personalized experience.


Immerse yourself in the natural splendor and spectacular scenery of Cajon del Maipo on a full-day tour from Santiago. Awaken your senses to the fragrant mountain air and dramatic landscapes of the mountainous enclave while gaining insight into the fascinating flora and fauna with an insightful guide. Visit the traditional town of San Jose de Maipo to learn of the cultural customs of the region. Be part of one of the most-traditional mountain shelters in the Andes and enjoy of an exquisite lunch with a stunning view of San José Volcano (5,856 meters altitude). Personalized attention from your guide is guaranteed on this small group tour, where numbers are limited to eight or twelve.

Itinerary Details


Discover Cajón del Maipo, an oasis on the outskirts of Santiago, and connect with nature, a sense of tranquility and the fresh air of the Andes mountain. On this day trip led by an expert guide, capture breathtaking views, including a canyon, river valleys and a bright view of the Andes, the longest mountain range in the world. Take a trip through time while visiting the historic city of San José de Maipo, its importance in the colony and independence, geology, local folklore and natural environment. During the trip we will make stops so you can enjoy the landscapes and stretch your legs by visiting the famous “Tinoco” old-tunnel of the mining train. Warm up the body with a short and smooth walk in the “Brides Veil” waterfall. Enjoy a glass of organic wine from the traditional “German-refugio” surrounded by glaciers, high peaks and the impressive San José Volcano (5,856 meters altitude).

2020 – 2021  SEASON RATES

  • 1 passenger / US$110 Per Person.
  • 1 passenger / US$410 Per Person.
  • 2 passengers / US$230 Per Person.
  • 3 passengers / US$170 Per Person.
  • 4 passengers / US$150 Per Person.
  • 5 passengers / US$135 Per Person.
  • 6 passengers / US$125 Per Person.
  • 7 passengers / US$115 Per Person.

Price Includes

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (guaranteed only within the pickup range).
  • Chilean Wine tasting.
  • Lunch in the traditional German-Shelter in the middle of the Andes range.

Extra Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking.
  • Pick up only in a few areas from Santiago. (Check pickup-zone details)
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years old.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at the time of booking.
  • Our tour guide contacts all the participants the day before the tour with the necessary additional information about the weather and picks up details.

Booking details:

  • Pricing Type: Per person.
  • Maximum travelers: 7 or 12 (According to the Transportation).
  • Minimum travelers:  Solo travelers can book the tour, but it can be confirmed only with a minimum of 2 participants on a regular tour.
  • Operates: Daily, subject to availability.
  • Languages offered on activity/tour: Spanish / English.
  • Duration: 1 day.

Why is this trip sustainable?
  • The food provided is locally prepared with regional products. 
  • You will travel plastic-free throughout your trip! We use reusable or glass bottles, as well as recyclable containers.
  • Our top recommended hotels include sustainability policies as part of their mission and operations.
  • We work in collaboration with local suppliers and communities in each location.
  • We keep our tour groups small, both to improve the experience for you and to reduce the impact on the places we visit.
  • We respect and value the lifestyles, beliefs, and traditions of the local communities we visit.

Our Health and Safety Promise

As the world continues to adapt to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we understand that travelers, while eager to once again get out and explore the world, also want to be careful and only travel where and when it’s safe to do so. Just as you take your health and safety seriously, as well as the health and safety of the destinations and communities we visit, so do we. That’s why, in compliance with national and international health and safety regulations and recommendations, we’ve optimized our operations and tour itineraries to provide you with the safest itinerary possible.

This tour was specifically designed with social distancing in mind, avoiding overly crowded places without sacrificing the experience of discovering the destination. We only partner with hotels and tour operators that are similarly committed to putting their clients’ health first, frequently using cleaning and sanitizing services, and only offering tours and excursions when it’s fully safe to do so. All this and more are just some of the ways we’re innovating travel itineraries for a healthier, safer future. 

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding the health and safety procedures of this and other EcoChile tours, please let us know so we can answer your question or accommodate your request. Your safety is our top priority.


Duration: 1 day

Price: USD$ 110 / person



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