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CAJON DEL MAIPO ROAD TRIP

USD$ 110 / 1 day

What can I expect?

  • Cajón del Maipo day trip from Santiago
  • Follow the course of the Maipo River and take in stunning panoramas of Maipo Canyon
  • Stop at Embalse el Yeso, a beautiful reservoir surrounded by mountains
  • Enjoy a picnic with local wine in front of the reservoir
  • Tour limited to eight or twelve passengers, ensuring a more personalized experience
  • Taste traditional Chilean Empanadas

Itinerary Summary

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 landscape of the mountainous enclave, while gaining insight into the fascinating flora and fauna with an interesting and expert guide. Visit the traditional town of San Jose de Maipo to learn about the cultural customs of the region. Personalized attention from your guide is guaranteed on this small group tour, where numbers are limited to eight or twelve.

DAY PLACE HIGHLIGHTS HOTEL OPTIONS
Full Day Cajon del Maipo Embalse el Yeso Doesn't Include

Itinerary Details

FULL DAY:
EMBALSE DEL YESO & CAJÓN DEL MAIPO

This day, you will start your journey from Santiago, heading east towards Maipo Valley in a comfortable, air-conditioned van.      After driving for 45 minutes you will arrive at the dramatic valley and marvel at the hypnotizing landscape; scour the natural panorama for jagged snow-capped peaks, bounteous orchards, and verdant vineyards.

Before disembarking at 9,843 feet (3,000 meters) above sea level, at the Embalse el Yeso reservoir. Set out on a walk around the glittering turquoise waters of the lake; capture incredible photographs as you circumvent the rugged canyons, listening to your guide´s captivating commentary about the geology and ecology of the area. Then you will enjoy a delicious picnic accompanied by a tasty selection of Chilean Wine in the reservoir or surrounding area.

Finished the picnic  you will return to San José and stop in a local restaurant to try a traditional “empanada”.  Return to the minivan and appreciate the luscious landscape as you travel back to your Santiago hotel.

Itinerary:

  • Hotel pick-up from Santiago (between 7 – 8 am)
  • Stop at Cajon del Maipo local Market
  • Visit the majestic Yeso reservoir
  • Enjoy a picnic with local wine in front of the reservoir
  • Road-trip through the Maipo canyon & river
  • Taste traditional Chilean Empanadas
  • Hotel drop-off (17:30 pm approx)

REGULAR TOUR
  • 1 passenger / US$110 Per Person
PRIVATE TOUR
  • 1 passenger / US$430 Per Person
  • 2 passengers / US$230 Per Person
  • 3 passengers / US$160 Per Person
  • 4 passengers / US$140 Per Person
  • 5 passengers / US$120 Per Person
  • 6 passengers / US$110 Per Person
  • 7 passengers / US$100 Per Person

Price Includes

  • Small-group tours (maximum of 7 or 12 people)
  • Transportation – (Hotel pick-up and drop-off )
  • Driver (Professional License)
  • Tour Guide (Spanish – English)
  • Entrance fees (According to the Itinerary)
  • Picnic in the Andes (dried fruits, fruits, cheese, local products, and delights)
  • Local Wine
  • Empanadas
  • Craft-Beer or juice sample

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
  • Cut-off Time: 24 hours
  • Duration: 1 day

 

CAJON DEL MAIPO ROAD TRIP

Duration: 1 day

Price: USD$ 110 / person

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