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El Yeso Dam (Embalse El Yeso) Tours

El Yeso Dam (Embalse El Yeso)
Located in San Jose de Maipo outside of the Chilean capital, El Yeso Dam (Embalse El Yeso) dammed the Yeso River to create a lovely turquoise reservoir that can hold more than 253 million cubic meters of water. While only 60 miles (98 kilometers) outside of Santiago, El Yeso Dam feels very remote. The views across the reservoir to the snow-capped mountains in the distance rank among the best in the Chilean Andes.

While the El Yeso reservoir provides drinking water to residents of Santiago, it also serves more recreational purposes. Residents and tourists alike head to the turquoise waters for sport fishing, windsurfing or picnicking on the banks.

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El Yeso Dam is located along Rouge G-25 between Santiago and San Gabriel.
Address: El Yeso Dam, San Jose de Maipo, Santiago, Chile
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Cajon del Maipo - The plasterDay Trips

Cajon del Maipo - The plaster

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A unique experience to discover the natural beauty of Cajon del Maipo. Enjoy a different and exciting day.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
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Embalse el Yeso experience in the AndesDay Trips

Embalse el Yeso experience in the Andes

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Cruise does not sell tourist rides, sells unforgettable experiences, and the El Yeso Reservoir tour is a true proof of this. We created an itinerary specially designed for tourists to really appreciate the mountain and understand what they are seeing.
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  • 11 hours
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  • 11 hours
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Embalse el Yeso Bus Tours

Embalse el Yeso

Because it is a unique place in the middle of the andes mountain range and a "MUST DO" in your visit to Santiago.
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  • 5 to 7 hours
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Day Trip to Cajon Del Maipo from SantiagoDay Trips

Day Trip to Cajon Del Maipo from Santiago

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Escape Santiago to enjoy the natural grandeur of the Andes during this day-long excursion to Cajón del Maipo with a small group. Enjoy views of gushing waterfalls, icy glaciers, and towering cliffs as you visit this scenic outdoor area. Cap it all off by savoring an included picnic featuring red wine and a snack made with locally-sourced ingredients.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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Small-Group Cajón del Maipo Full-Day Tour and PicnicDay Trips

Small-Group Cajón del Maipo Full-Day Tour and Picnic

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Visit the Cajón del Maipo area on this full-day tour from Santiago. Located southeast of the city, Cajón del Maipo is known for its massifs, hills, and rivers and is a great spot for nature lovers looking to explore some of Chile's great outdoors not too far from Santiago. You'll visit San Jose de Maipo to learn about the area's history, and then travel into the mountains and to a lake. A wine and picnic are provided.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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Small Group Tour: Cajon del Maipo with Hotsprings plus Picnic and Andinian Zoo Day Trips

Small Group Tour: Cajon del Maipo with Hotsprings plus Picnic and Andinian Zoo

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Visit the Cajón del Maipo, El Yeso Dam, and mountain hot springs on a full-day tour from Santiago into a dramatic gorge flanked by high peaks. With a picnic lunch and wine served by a gorgeous alpine lake, this tour is a relaxing alternative to more strenuous mountain tours, and all transport is in the comfort of a climate controlled minivan.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
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Day Trip to Cajon del Maipo Embalse El YesoDay Trips

Day Trip to Cajon del Maipo Embalse El Yeso

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Escape the city for scenic sojourn in the Andes on this full-day tour from Santiago. Journey through the dramatic landscapes of the Cajon del Maipo canyon; stop in the Andean town of San Jose de Maipo; then hike along the Maipo River to the beautiful Embalse el Yeso lagoon. Afterwards, enjoy a delicious picnic before heading back to the city.
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  • 8 hours
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Cajón del Maipo + Embalse el YesoDay Trips

Cajón del Maipo + Embalse el Yeso

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Discover Santiago stands out for the quality of its service, punctuality, kindness and good disposition of the guides generating a pleasant and friendly atmosphere with all those who accompany us. In this tour you can enjoy an incomparable view, beautiful landscapes, Chilean fauna and also a small class of History and Geography of Chile. Our guides are flexible, empathetic, proactive and speak several languages, so we can easily communicate to deliver information and meet the needs and concerns of our travelers.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
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JeepTour OffRoad Termas, Cajón del MaipoDay Trips

JeepTour OffRoad Termas, Cajón del Maipo

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We pass by you where you are staying! The Tour begins with our OFF Road 4x4 vehicles, entering the Andes mountain range and places where the Van´s cannot reach. 1st stop we make it in the Tinoco Tunnel, belonging to the old railway line already in disuse. We always cross the tunnel inside! 2nd stop is made in the Animita by Guillermo Rojas, who committed suicide in 1998 and who is considered miraculous before the requests of the prayers. 3rd stop are at viewpoints that allow us to see the volcano and Maipo Valley with all its attractions of flora and fauna. We arrive at the end of our road and at our 5th stop, “Termas Colina” of hot springs in natural pools (Hot Springs). This does not end! On our way back we will have a lunch / roast / empanadas in the middle of nature where we will also have a variety of nuts, vegetables, wine from the best vineyards. Cascada de la novia and La casa de chocolate are our last stops.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
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Andes Day Lagoon - Embalse del Yeso, Cajón del Maipo. Nature & Wildlife

Andes Day Lagoon - Embalse del Yeso, Cajón del Maipo.

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Depart Santiago for a day trip to Embalse El Yeso, a stunning mountain reservoir tucked within the Andes. Begin with a scenic drive and visit to the town of San Jose de Maipo. Then continue onto Embalse El Yeso, the perfect spot for savoring the beauty of Cajon de Maipo and its ample lagoons and glaciers. Have your camera at the ready as you marvel at these breathtaking sights.
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  • 9 hours
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Private Tour: Cajón del Maipo with Lunch and Wine from SantiagoDay Trips

Private Tour: Cajón del Maipo with Lunch and Wine from Santiago

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Discover the dramatic landscape and wildlife of Cajón del Maipo on a private, 8-hour trip from Santiago that includes a barbecue lunch and wine. Watch for the endangered Andean condor as you explore the rugged mountain scenery, passing through remote villages on your way to El Yeso dam and reservoir. This private tour includes a picnic lunch, bottle of wine, and round-trip transport from your Santiago hotel. If you so choose, there's also an option that include entrance to the Baños Colina Hotsprings, a natural thermal spring with waters as hot as 70º C.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
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  • 9 to 10 hours
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Private Andes Day Excursion to Maipo Valley and El Yeso ReservoirPrivate Sightseeing Tours

Private Andes Day Excursion to Maipo Valley and El Yeso Reservoir

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Swap city skyscrapers for scenic countryside on this full-day retreat to the Andes from Santiago. Journey through the dramatic landscapes of the Maipo valley, then embark on a 3 km walk along the Maipo River to reach the beautiful El Yeso Dam. After working up an appetite, tuck into a delicious picnic lunch by the waterfront before heading back to the capital.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours

3-Day Private Tour Exploring Chile: Santiago - Valparaiso - Andes MountainMulti-day Tours

3-Day Private Tour Exploring Chile: Santiago - Valparaiso - Andes Mountain

Capture the unique culture and natural splendor of Chile on a private 3-day tour of the country’s principal attractions from Santiago. With a guide, embark on a comprehensive tour of Chile’s vibrant capital, Santiago, and La Moneda Palace, The Museum of Fine Arts and Bellavista neighborhood. Absorb the bohemian spirit of colorful coastal city, Valparaiso; explore the beautiful vineyards of the Maipo Valley; and hike in the Embalse El Yeso water reserve. Selected meals, a wine tasting session, entrance fees and round-trip transport from your Santiago hotel is included. Receive undivided attention from your guide on this private tour. 
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  • 3 days
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Private Andes Day Trip Maipo Valley with Concha Y Toro Wine TourWine Tasting & Winery Tours

Private Andes Day Trip Maipo Valley with Concha Y Toro Wine Tour

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This private tour of Cajon del Maipo and Embalse el Yeso lets you walk to waterfalls, sip Chilean wines, and take in stunning Andes Mountain scenery in just one day. Admire views as your guide handles the drive across the Maipo Valley, stopping as often as you want to take photos or ask questions—a private tour means you can customize your itinerary. Details like a picnic breakfast and wine tasting bring effortless luxury to the day.
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  • 10 hours
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Private Culinary Tour Cajon del Maipo with Live CookingDay Trips

Private Culinary Tour Cajon del Maipo with Live Cooking

Use all your senses and discover the beauty of the Embalse el Yeso in Cajon de Maipo. Mountains, nature and fresh air - far away from the busy city live we will prepare a tasty breakfast snack and a lunch at the foot of the mountains. Enjoy a private tour, where you will have some time to discover the place and to make some extra picture stops whenever you like. With us you can enjoy a special experience - we will cook for you right in the andes, while you can go for a walk or just relish a glass of wine by a stunning surrounding.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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Andes Day Lagoon in Cajón del Maipo & Embalse el Yeso Private TourDay Trips

Andes Day Lagoon in Cajón del Maipo & Embalse el Yeso Private Tour

Discover the magic of the Andes during your visit to Santiago! The Embalse is one of the best spots of the mountain range. Disconnect yourself from chaos of the city and recover your energy. Be ready with your camera to go through a waterfall, a tunnel, a millenarian glacier and the suggestive main town of San Jose de Maipo.  Our professional mountain guides will show you the best of the area and you will have the possibility to taste appetizzers and chilean wine in the best company!. Live a unique experience and an unforgettable day at Cajon del Maipo!
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  • 9 hours
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Pack El Yeso in the afternoon - Cajón del Maipo (small groups in 4x4 vehicles)Day Trips

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Pack El Yeso in the afternoon - Cajón del Maipo (small groups in 4x4 vehicles)

There's no doubt. Anyone who knows this place knows that if the sun rises every morning, it only dies every afternoon submerged in the most moving turquoise waters of the south of the world. Embalse el Yeso is not only a dam embraced by the high hills of the Andes, it is also the scene of a complex ecosystem through which life flows as well as inexhaustible wind poetry. Our adventure will start from Santiago at noon, where the golden hours of the day will allow us to breathe the silence that belongs to the Andes and which is a fundamental part of its landscape. We will also take you to discover one of our favorite places in Cajón del Maipo where we will have a delicious picnic prepared by our staff. Here we want to toast to you, surrounded by the chill of the high peaks and the soft afternoon light, sliding slowly down the slopes of the most majestic Andean landscape you have ever known.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours

Cajón del Maipo Tour (El Yeso Reservoir)Day Trips

Cajón del Maipo Tour (El Yeso Reservoir)

We value the time of the people and their stay in Santiago, so we invest the time in what is really important in this tour as is the nature offered by the reservoir. _______________________________________________________________ We value the time of the people and their stay in Santiago, so we invest the time in what is really important in this tour as is the nature offered by the reservoir.
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  • 10 hours
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Love Experience private tour to the Yeso ReservoirDay Trips

Love Experience private tour to the Yeso Reservoir

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This tour combines the best of outdoor with the romanticism of an appointment for two, making known the most beautiful places in Cajón Del Maipo the tour begins in the city of Santiago where our guide will go to look for you to your place of lodging, after This is the way to Cajón Del Maipo, a natural oasis just 1 hour from the developed city of Santiago. Experience 1: Chocolate house, curious house where ice cream and chocolates are sold. Experience 2: Plaster reservoir, the main attraction of the area for its imposing size, its turquoise waters and the beauty of the mountains that surround it, includes a photo session. Experience 3: Trekking to the lagoon of the ducks, 45-minute tour in which you have to climb a small hill to reach a viewpoint where there are rivers and a beautiful green lagoon. Experience 4: Hot springs of lead, after the trekking the guide will take you back to enjoy and rest in beautiful natural hot springs.
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  • 7 hours
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Embalse el Yeso - Cajon del Maipo - Small Group (PRIVATE EXCURSION)Day Trips

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Embalse el Yeso - Cajon del Maipo - Small Group (PRIVATE EXCURSION)

The tour is only for you (small group) and nobody else Flexible time tour Custom service 4x4 transportation Picnic Barbecue (roast beef) on the mountain First aid kit All inclusive
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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  • 8 to 10 hours
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Private Mountain Bike Tour to El Yeso Reservoir and Maipo ValleyDay Trips

Private Mountain Bike Tour to El Yeso Reservoir and Maipo Valley

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Unleash your inner adventurer on a full-day private bike tour to El Teso Dam and Maipo Valley from Santiago. Alongside a qualified instructor, you’ll travel deep into the heart of the Andes mountain range and embark on a mountain biking excursion around the magnificent El Yeso Dam. On arrival, begin a 12-mile (19-km) downhill bike ride — the difficulty level of which can be adapted according to your skill level — and then enjoy a picnic before returning to Santiago.
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  • 8 hours
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Cordilheira Essencial - Essential Andes Mountains (small groups in 4WD vehicles)Day Trips

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Cordilheira Essencial - Essential Andes Mountains (small groups in 4WD vehicles)

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Experience the best of the Andes with this trip from Santiago. Discover the Cajón del Maipo Valley in a 4X4, admire the turquoise waters of the Embalse El Yeso Reservoir, and take a dip in the Termas del Plomo. Stop at lookout points for stunning mountain and glacier views and check out rarely seen flora and fauna.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours

3-Day Chilean Andes ExperienceMulti-day Tours

3-Day Chilean Andes Experience

The mountain range of the Andes offers unparalleled views for those who know the mountain, we invite you to live the experience in the Andes.
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  • 3 days
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  • 3 days

Embalse el Yeso - El Plomo Hot Springs - Los Patos Lagoon (PRIVATE EXCURSION)Day Trips

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Embalse el Yeso - El Plomo Hot Springs - Los Patos Lagoon (PRIVATE EXCURSION)

The tour is only for you (small group) and nobody else Flexible time tour Custom service 4x4 transportation Picnic Barbecue (roast beef) on the mountain All inclusive First Aid Kit FROM SANTIAGO - VALPARAISO - VIÑA DEL MAR Private tour from your hotel/address to Cajón del Maipo from two to four pax. We will have breakfast and visit viewpoints and waterfall. We will visit El Yeso Dam to 2.568 height meter. Then to 23 km we will enter El Yeso Valley Park by off road track and we get to natural hot springs el plomo where if you want to take bath. Then from there we will through a hiking track and waterfall, about 50 minutes get to reach the Los Patos lagoon to 3.200 meters it beautiful and awesome mountain landscape NOTE: A minimum of 02 people per booking is required
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  • 10 to 12 hours
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  • 10 to 12 hours
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