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Itinerary

Your tour begins with pickup from your central Santiago hotel. Traveling aboard an air-conditioned minivan, set out on the around 1-hour 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.

Locations visited
Cajon del Maipo
Embalse el Yeso
Isto e Chile
Overview

The dramatic gorge and snow-capped mountains of Cajon Del Maipo sit just south of Santiago and it's an idyllic destination to escape the city for a day. This small-group tour offers a more personalized experience, with a local guide to take you to all the best viewpoints and a picnic served against the natural backdrop.

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
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Good times

Nice little get away from the city, the drive isn't too far (bit of traffic but to be expected in a big city) and the van is nice and comfy. Stopped off so could get appropriate gear (boots, jackets, etc) which is great as it...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Amazing trip!

We started off very early in the morning. The trip was really nice, and we got a lot of information and knowledge from our guide Francisco! He was very kind and attentive! We learned a lot! The views are incredible! It was certainly very cold...More

Thank Florencia D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fantastic trip with amazing scenery

The drive up to the mountains was very scenic with exciting and windy roads. We had a nice small group and helpful guide. It was very cold and windy for our trip so we would recommend lots of warm clothes. Walking around the lake was...More

Thank B C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
A Magnificent Experience

This tour is a great introduction to the Andes. I was picked up from my hotel on time and had the benefit of only having four people on the tour. Francisco was an excellent guide - aside from his knowledge, he seems to enjoy what...More

Thank nalf
Reviewed 11 July 2018
Great small-group guided tour

There were only 2 of us on our tour, which made it feel like it had been organised solely for me. Our tour guide (Francisco) was fantastic - really knowledgeable and was clever enough to turn around before hitting the ice (which several tour leaders...More

Thank Ben P
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Hi Pelasia, if you want I can recommend an agency that can take you privately, safely and comfortably, you can bring some boots or I can recommend a place to rent only the boots. any questions hasla to the agency... More
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Most pickups are from hotels in the main Santiago area.
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