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

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Overview
On this full-day guided tour visit the Cajón del Maipo area, which is located in the southeast part of Santiago city, famous for its hills, massifs, estuaries and rivers. This tour is ideal for lovers of ecotourism who want to experience the tranquility and fresh mountain air. Start by having a panoramic visit of San Jose de Maipo in which you'll learn the history and the folklore of this area. Later, move on through the marvelous landscapes to get into an Ecological reservation where you can visit a minifarm with different kinds of animals like Horses, Lamas, Emu, sheep, deer, etc. Thanks to the climatic conditions this is the ideal place to enjoy the natural breeze of this region. After that depending of your option take way to natural Hotsprings of Baños Colina with a route an mountain enveroinment. By other part you can enjoy of a small trekking and a more relaxed visit of Cajon del Maipo including a city tour on San jose de Maipo, Chocolate House and the Cascaras sector
Highlights
  • Guided tour to Embalse El Yeso reservoir from Santiago
  • Picnic and wine make for a picture-perfect lunch
  • Small-group tour limited to 13 or fewer for a friendlier experience
  • Driver handles notoriously bad road while you admire the views
  • Pickup and drop-off from central Santiago or select hotels included
What to Expect
Begin your tour to Cajon del Maipo with pickup from your central Santiago hotel or alternative pickup point. Then, look out at the scenery as your driver safely makes the drive out of the city to Cajon del Maipo, at the base of the Andes. Pass small towns and through Tinoco Tunnel to catch views of the Andes Mountains. Then, stop at the stunningly blue Embalse El Yeso reservoir for a picnic lunch accompanied by wine. Spend free time chatting with your small group of 13 or fewer and taking photos of the view. Return to Santiago at the end of your tour.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Hotel or address in Santiago
Departure Time
7:30 AM
Duration
10h
Return Details
Return to place of pickup
Inclusions
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Live commentary on board
  • This tour includes English tour guide (the service can be multilingual)
  • Picnic (snacks cheeses, olives, salami, wine, juices, etc)
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Must be of legal drinking age to consume alcoholic beverages
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Assumes no responsibility for events that are not attributable whatsoever to the tour like disease, strikes, weather conditions, natural disasters, riots or any other cause beyond our control
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 99 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

The tour is to a mountain reservoir. It’s beautiful, and we had a clear day.....but, if you’re already seen a mountain reservoir somewhere in the world then this is not worth six hours sitting in a van listening to the driver play and replay a...More

1  Thank N6791LIbruceb
Reviewed November 3, 2018

So glad we made this trip. Well organised and our guide/driver Christian was excellent. So many people there, but it didn't deter from the beauty of the landscape. I would recommend taking water with you as we were advised to buy some when we stopped...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

Great tour. Guide (Christian?) picked us up within 10 minutes of promised time and was very informative on the tour. I was very glad he was driving and was not in a rental car when we reached the wet dirt mountainous roads. The picnic was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank sscsmy
Guillermo R, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at MTO Tour, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Dear sscsmy Thank you for your comment on our profile. It is very nice to know that I appreciate our service and the attention of our guide. For us, it is very important that we can improve even more. I hope that when you return...More

Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

We felt really safe on the drive. The instructor had interesting information to share about the region and had a very lively personality. Picnic was great.More

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Guillermo R, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at MTO Tour, responded to this reviewResponded October 22, 2018

Dear antoniakappner Thank you for your comment on our profile. It is very nice to know that I appreciate our service and the attention of our guide. For us, it is very important that we can improve even more. I hope that when you return...More

Reviewed August 12, 2018

Our guides for this trip were eccentric and so willing to aide our group in getting to Cajón del Maipo at the best time (very early), offering us interesting information about the surrounding area along our drive, and making this a great experience. Definitely recommend...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Kasaiya A
Guillermo R, Director de Relaciones Públicas at MTO Tour, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2018

Dear Kasaiya A Thank you for your comment on our profile. It is very nice to know that I appreciate our service and the attention of our guide. For us, it is very important that we can improve even more. I hope that when you...More

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Response from Ben M | Reviewed this property |
Probably, if it is in Santigo
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Sorry I can't help, I am not a tour operator and do not live in the area.
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Yes ours was in English and Spanish
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