Get panoramic views of the Andes Mountains on a day trip to the Maipo Valley and El Yeso Reservoir from Santiago. Take a 2-kilometer hike along the borders of the reservoir looking for wildlife. Enjoy a picnic in the fresh mountain air and more.
What to Expect
Depart Santiago and head towards the Andes Mountains and stunning Embalse El Yeso. Relax on the 2-hour (100-kilometer) journey as you travel across the gorge of the Cajon del Maipo (Maipo Valley). Follow the road as it skirts the Maipo River.
Admire views of the Andes foothills en route to the El Yeso Reservoir. Here, walk a 2-kilometer trail that borders the reservoir, and keep a look out for condors, eagles and wild foxes along the way. Take photos of the epic scenery before pausing for a breakfast/picnic in the outdoors. Fill up on wine, juice, tea, cheese, olives and other treats as you breath in the fresh air and take in the views of the surrounding mountains.
Start your return journey towards the Maipo Valley, and enjoy an optional stop to sample some traditional Chilean pies (own expense). Continue to Santiago for a drop off at your hotel.
- Round-trip transfers
- Hotel pick-up and drop off
- English/Spanish-speaking guide
- Breakfast/outdoor picnic
- Emergency kit
What's Not Included
- Additional food and beverages
- Medical insurance