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Cajon del Maipo and El Yeso Dam from Santiago

By: Turistik
Highlights
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Hotel pickup included
Cajon del Maipo and El Yeso Dam from Santiago
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Cajon del Maipo and El Yeso Dam from Santiago
US$82.00
Overview
Liberate your senses from Santiago’s metropolitan bustle on a 9-hour tour of Cajon del Maipo and the El Yeso Dam (Embalse El Yeso) from Santiago. In a small group limited to nine, you’ll travel into the Chilean Andes and visit natural highlights such as Cajon del Maipo, a narrow canyon through which the Maipo River flows, and El Yeso Dam (Embalse El Yeso), a turquoise body of water which reveals views of snow-capped peaks. WIne and cheese samples, and hotel pickup and drop-off are included.
What to Expect
After picking up the hotel, the first stop is San José de Maipo, a small and picturesque village founded in 1792. After a walk, you will continue to Cajón del Maipo and El Yeso Dam (Embalse El Yeso), the main source of fresh water for Santiago.

During the trip, you will see a glacier; flora and fauna typical of the area; and a wonderful Andean mountain system that continues to evolve. In the reservoir, you will have time to enjoy the wonderful landscape, accompanied by a cheese tasting.

On the way back to Santiago, there will be time for a late lunch in a typical mountain restaurant (included).

The visit concludes with the delivery of the hotel.
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1 - 5 of 169 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Great El Yeso tour!!

The tour was really nice and well organized. Our guide (Maurizio) gave perfect and interesting informations (in a perfect English) and was really enthusiastic : try to get him as a guide;-)) The restaurant in the way back to Santiago was nice as well :...More

Thank Alain R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Amazing day

I really enjoyed my tour with Turistik to Canon del Maipo and El Yeso Dam. I was traveling by myself which is why I booked a guided tour with Turistik and it was a great choice. The bus was always on time,the buffet at the...More

Thank Anna B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cajon del Maipo & El Yeso from Santiago

I was booked for another company that did not pick us up (we waited for a long while after the scheduled time), so when Turistik came to pick up their group, Mauricio, our guide, arranged for us to join his tour. Mauricio was terrific -...More

Thank Lorraine L
Reviewed 5 July 2018
Great experience

This is a great tour. Our guide was guide (Eduardo) and bus drive (Gerardo) were excelent and the place is absolutly beautiful.

1  Thank tfconceicao33
Reviewed 25 June 2018
Cajón del Maipo & Embalse el Yeso day tour

Overall, a good day tour. Loved the dam and the scenery. A couple of things : the short visit to/stopover at San Jose - I didn't get it. Hiring of gears (tour was in late May) - should have just hired the boots and nothing...More

Thank MitchH8
DptoExperiencias, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Turistik, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thanks for sharing your MitchH8 experience. It is very helpful for us to know the appreciation of our traveling friend once the tour is done. Sorry for the bad, we regret any incident happened. We hope you have a happy return home. Regards!

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