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Embalse el Yeso Reservoir Trek from Santiago: Day Hike

Discover and explore the beautiful Embalse el Yeso Reservoir on this challenging and rewarding high-mountain trek! Enjoy spectacular views of the snow-capped Andes and surrounding valley.

 

USD $110.00

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Trek from Santiago: Hike along Scenic Ridges to Reach a Breathtaking Reservoir

Discover and explore the beautiful Embalse el Yeso Reservoir on this challenging and rewarding high-mountain trek from Santiago! Set out from the trailhead at San Jose de Maipo and hike along scenic mountain ridges. In the winter, snowshoe over snowy trails! The trek up to the reservoir is difficult but boasts spectacular views of the snow-capped Andes and surrounding valley. The outstanding panorama from the reservoir is well worth the effort!

Your local guide will lead you on the trek and provide you with fascinating information about the region. You’ll have all the gear you need to hike comfortably, and when you reach the reservoir, relax and recharge with complementary snacks.

If you’d like to extend your day in the Andes, relax and rest your muscles at the El Plomo Hot Springs ($30.00 USD/person)! Contact us at info@keteka.com for information or to book your tour!

Highlights

  • Encounter the scenic beauty of the Embalse el Yeso Reservoir and Maipo Valley!
  • Trek along breathtaking landscapes to reach the Reservoir.
  • In winter months, snowshoe along the trail!
  • Extend your tour with a relaxing hot springs experience
  • Easily reached trek from Santiago

Tour Information

Duration: 9:00 am – 18:30 pm (20:30 pm with Hot Springs extension)

Start/End Location: Hotel pick-up/drop-off in Santiago

Booking Requirements: This tour requires a minimum of 2 people to book. Email us at info@keteka.com if you are traveling solo and we can see if there is a group leaving on your requested date!

Itinerary

Leave Santiago at 9:00 am and travel to the trailhead at San Jose de Maipo. You’ll trek approximately 3 hours along moderate trails up-hill to reach the reservoir. During Chile’s winter months, the trekking tour is offered with snowshoes.

Upon arrival at the Reservoir, you’ll enjoy complementary snacks and plenty of time to relax, recharge, and snap photos.  Return back down the ridge and return to Santiago by mid-evening.

If you’d like to extend your tour, you’ll travel from the trailhead to El Plomo Hot Springs for a soothing post-hike dip.

What’s Included

– Round trip transportation from Santiago
– Bilingual trail guides
– Snack (fruits, water, cookies)

Important Notes

Please note that in order to reserve this tour, we need to pay the operator immediately, so all bookings are final. If you have any questions before booking or want to confirm a certain date, please email us at info@keteka.com.

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What Happens After I Book?

After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.

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