Explore the mountains and it's beauty just 2 hours out of the Santiago in a road trip to the heart of The Andes. Our main destination is El Yeso Reservoir an Andean Lagoon emerald waters surrounded by imposing mountains where you will enjoy a Chilean cheese and wine.
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Cajón del Maipo, Santiago, Chile
Easy. Road trip. Suitable for any person
1 hour till the entrance of the valley, then mountain views starts. In 2 hours we will reach the lagoon. We will spend around 1 hour at the lagoon. 2,5 hours of way back.
2,5 hours of transportation on the car from Santiago to El Yeso
Altitude: 2500 mts
Distance: 110 km
Year round. In winter there will be snow on the mountains and probably we will need to walk for 15 minutes to reach the lookout point.
9:30 Transport from your hotel or meeting point in Santiago.
11:00 We´ll get into the Maipo mountain valley. Amazing views of high peaks and Maipo river
12:00 Land road starts. We´ll get into the Valley of El Yeso.
12:30 Amazing views from the lookout of the lake of emerald water surrounded by imposing mountains.
13:00 We will enjoy a cup of nice Chilean wine and some Chilean cheese while we enjoy the view. There will be the opportunity of walk around the area.
14:00 We will return to our transport and drive to San José de Maipo where we will enjoy some typical Chilean food like Empanadas.
17:30 Back in your hotel in Santiago.
Warning: This activity could include walk in irregular terrain, drive by land roads, sudden changes of weather.