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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I went there on Saturday 10th of November and it was around 21 degrees in Santiago but by the dam it was super cold and windy( jacket and scarf kinda of weather) . We arrived there around 11am and the tour guide told us how...More

Thank Natálie D
Reviewed 5 days ago

~ 2.5 hours from Santiago, lies a beautiful man-made dam. The water is bright blue from the glacier water and it's a very popular spot on weekends, especially in the summer. There's an option to park in a lot ~5 kms from the dam, which...More

Thank Jesscat83
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went here with some friends and the scenery was absolutely amazing. I can’t recommend visiting here enough and not too far from Santiago! About 1.5 hour drive.

Thank brookea674
Reviewed 1 week ago

Embalse del Yeso is an artificial dam located at the Andes mountains, in Santiago de Chile. This place can be visited by bus or by car. You can take a bus from Bellavista de la Florida metro station to get to San José de Maipo...More

Thank Trinidad Maria G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On the Sunday morning I drove up to the embalse el yeso, 2,5 hrs drive from downtown Santiago de Chile. The vulcanic mountains were breath taking in the early sun. I was happy to have left early because during the morning more and more Chileans...More

Thank Albert F
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit. We hired a car, which was much more flexible. Be aware that the last bit is on very rough roads but worth the effort.

Thank Strale11
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Our day began with a 6.40am pick up and ended at 6.00pm. At this time of year, wear sturdy, waterproof boots and take a coat for the wind. Our guide Sebastián was informative, our driver was very competent. Breakfast and comfort stop are out of...More

Thank MyHonestAssessment
Reviewed 1 October 2018

The trip up to Embalse el Yeso is as beautiful (or more) than the arrival place. Beautiful scenery the entire way up. Mountains, valleys, rocks, little towns. We loved this trip. Nice walk to the top once you arrive. Big crowds, so better to arrive...More

Thank MichaelO177
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

Booked with a travel agency in Santiago and couldn’t be happier with the trip in general. This place is beautiful, we were so lucky with the weather as well, sunny day and a picnic in front of this beautiful lake with a glass of wine......More

Thank gustavofregoni
Reviewed 23 August 2018

I booked a tour to go around Cajon del Maipo and it has totally worth visiting. You can go for a picnic in the end with your group.

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Diego Z
24 February 2018|
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Todas las Agencias parten desde Santiago. Unas desde el Centro, otras desde el lado Oriente, otras desde La Florida y todas más o menos cobran lo mismo. El precio varia porque unas te ofrecen un cocktail y degustación de... More
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It would be the end of summer, the beginning of autumn, so the weather would probably be quite nice!
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