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Embalse El Yeso Day Trip from Santiago
"Your day trip begins with pickup from your hotel in Santiago. Board your vehicle and start your trip to the Andes. You will enjoy a scenic drive and first stop at San Jose de Maipo. Admire the surroundings and take some pictures to then continue your tou along with your guide and group.You will get breathtaking views of the Andes glaciers and lagoons of Cajon de Maipo giving you plenty of photo opportunities. Enjoy a relaxing walk around the lagoon and have a delicious picnic lunch in the mountain. You can also sip on a glass of wine while you take in the peaceful atmosphere.After a relaxing day with nature you will be dropped-off at your hotel""""Take the magic of the mountains with you on a wonderful day trip to Embalse El Yeso. You will be able to get the best views of the Andes as you stop at historical landmarks and San Jose de Maipo. Connect with nature in a very peaceful and fresh environme
From $90.00
Private Day Trip: Valparaiso Experience with Boat Ride
"Meet your guide in the lobby of your hotel before heading out to start the day. After boarding the vehicle drive along the coast line of Viña del Mar. Upon your arrival ride up one of the traditional funiculars to Cerro Alegre. There you will enjoy a warm cup of coffee and biscuits on a terrace with a beautiful view of the port and old town. Once you are satiated your guide will lead you on a short adventure through a colorful labyrinth of backstreets small shops and art galleries. The different observing promenades on the hills of this avant-garde town all have great colorful views and are unique locations for panorama pictures. After a gourmet lunch with an exclusive view of the port
From $190.00
Casablanca Valley Wine Tour: Emiliana and Bodegas RE Winery Tour
"You will be picked up from your hotel at approximately 9am to begin your wine tasting tour. Start at Emiliana Organic Vineyards the first Chilean winery to obtain a certification of organic and biodynamic agriculture. They are also the biggest producer of organic wines worldwide. Walk among the grapevines learn how to differentiate between them and learn why chickens sheep and alpacas roam freely between the vines. For the tasting you will have the opportunity to try four different wines finishing with their premium red Coyam.After your tasting at Emiliana
From $165.00

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Cascada de las Animas

My friend and I booked the "wine tour" package at Cascada de las Animas, an eco-tourism resort in the Cajón del Maipo. The wine tour includes transportation to / from Santiago, a tour of the Concha y...
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Jan 30, 2011

Hike to El Morado

High up in the Cajon del Maipo is the El Morado National Park. This is a pretty spectacular place to hike any time of the year. You either need a car or take one of a few organised trips there. Turis...
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Feb 23, 2010

BBQ & Rafting - Cajon del Maipo

When my parents visited Chile for my wedding to Christian I had to take them to the Cajon de Maipo. It is afterall one of my favourite places near Santiago!We went to a rafting place close to San Jose...
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Jan 28, 2008

Cajón del Maipo

The Cajón del Maipo is a glacial valley that turns into a river valley for the Rio Maipo that heads from the Andes down into Santiago. It is a mountain paradise only about an hour's drive away from...
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Aug 17, 2006

Maipo Valley

If you only have 1 day for visiting this area go by metro (line 5) to Bellavista and then get bus to S.José,San Gabriel or San Alfonso.These villages are connected by the very cheap taxis called...
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Aug 15, 2006

Cajon de Maipo - Nature close to Santiago

a quiet and pretty valley that (actually two) where you can hike or hang out at a river and pass some time outside the sometimes very hectic capital. there are nice cabañas to rent, so you can stay...
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May 21, 2003

Go to Cajon del Maipo. Trip...

Go to Cajon del Maipo. Trip for the day, 60 kms from Stgo. You can go to Pirque first, visit Concha y Toro winery (tour guides in English and Spanish, make an appoinment before is a good idea) and...
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Feb 13, 2003

Cajon Del Maipo (Canyon of the Maipo)

A winding road/trail through the Andean foothills. Amazing scenery following along the Rio Maipu. Great vistas and places to camp or cool your feet in the river.
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Feb 12, 2006
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