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Santiago: Cajon del Maipo/Embalse del Yeso Tour with Picnic

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Get back to nature and experience the fresh mountain air of the Cajon de Maipo on a full-day tour from Santiago. Visit the lake of Embalse el Yeso, pass the Tinoco Tunnel, and more.

Highlights

  • Get back to nature in the beautiful Cajon de Maipo
  • Journey along a road with magnificent mountain views
  • See the small towns and settlements of the Andes Mountains
  • Enjoy a picnic snack at the lake of Embalse del Yeso

Description

Admire the stunning massifs, estuaries, and rivers of the Andes Mountains on a full-day trip to the Cajon del Maipo on this van tour. Enjoy a delicious picnic in a stunning natural setting along the way. See sights like the Tinoco Tunnel and pass by charming, traditional towns.  Depart Santiago and journey to San Jose de Maipo in a spacious and air-conditioned van. Listen as your guide tells you about the folklore of the area. Head towards the volcano and see small towns like Las Vertientes, El Canelo, El Manzano, El Melocoton and San Alfonso.  Learn the history of the Tinoco Tunnel as you make your way along a dirt road to the large lake of Embalse del Yeso. Stop at the reservoir to enjoy a picnic-style snack with cheese, olives, salami, juice, wine, and more.  Start back towards Santiago at around 3:00 PM and be dropped off at your hotel or in the city center at approximately 6:00 PM.

Includes

English-speaking guide Hotel pickup and drop-off Drop off at a central location in Santiago if you want to visit the Costanera Center Picnic snack

Important Information

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking This tour may be conducted in more than one language

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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