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USD$ 330 / 1 day


  • Visit the Yeso Reservoir
  • Approximately 2-hours trek to the Lagoon of the ducks
  • Entrance to the Plomo natural hot springs
  • Picnic of local product in the middle of the mountains
  • Yeso Waterfall
  • Specialised guide


On this tour, you will be immersed for a day in the spectacular scenery of the Maipo Valley,  leaving from Santiago. Along the way, we’ll make several stops in beautiful places such as a viewpoint over a glacial valley, the Yeso Reservoir, the Lagoon of the Ducks, the Yeso Waterfall and the Plomo natural hot springs, where you will be able to take pictures, enjoy the areas, learn about the geomorphology of the valleys and the flora, take advantage of amazing local produce, go on a 2-hour trek into the mountains, and – if you’re lucky – spot native fauna such as condors, eagles, chinchillas, culpeo foxes, and more!

Full Day Cajón del Maipo Plomo Hot Spring, Embalse del Yeso, Trek to Los Patos Lagoon & Yeso Waterfall Doesn't Include

Itinerary Details


This day, you will start your journey from Santiago, heading east towards Maipo Valley. After driving for 45 minutes, we will arrive at the entrance to the valley and then, we’ll continue on our way towards the Yeso valley. On the way, we will be able to observe vineyards, rock formations, native vegetation, the river Maipo and two of the rivers that lead into it as well as glacial valleys and other sights.

Our second stop will be at the Yeso Reservoir, where we can take pictures of the gorgeous scenery made up of mountains, crystalline waters and a canyon where one of the region’s main rivers begins. Then we’ll continue on towards the Yeso Valley Private Park located 2,900 meters above sea level, where we’ll explore the area on a 2-hour trek including a visit to the Lagoon of ducks, renowned for its incredible turquoise waters and a wide variety of birdlife. Here, you will have 40 minutes to enjoy the area and have a delicious packed lunch. Once the walk is finished, you can bathe in the Plomo natural hot springs located in the middle of the mountains, followed by a picnic on their shores.

On our return, we will make our last stop at the Yeso Waterfall, where we will stay for a few minutes before continuing on towards Santiago.


  • Hotel pick-up from Santiago (between 7 – 7:30 am)
  • Stop at Cajon del Maipo local Market
  • Visit the majestic Yeso reservoir
  • Trekking to the Los Patos Lagoon (2-hour approx)
  • Enjoy a bath in the Plomo Hot Spring (included
  • Enjoy a picnic with local wine in the Plomo Hot Spring
  • Visit the Yeso Waterfall
  • Hotel drop-off (between 4 – 6 pm approx)


  • 1 passenger / US$570 Per Person
  • 2 passengers / US$330 Per Person
  • 3 passengers / US$260 Per Person
  • 4 passengers / US$240 Per Person
  • 5 passengers / US$220 Per Person
  • 6 passengers / US$200 Per Person
  • 7 passengers / US$190 Per Person

Price Includes

  • Transportation (Hotel pick-up and drop-off)
  • Driver (Professional License)
  • Tour Guide (Spanish – English)
  • Boxed lunch (Please advise if any restrictions)
  • Trekking of 2 hours to the Duck Lagoon
  • Picnic in the Andes (dried fruits, fruits, cheese, local products, and delights)

Availability:  Between October – April

Extra Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years old
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at the time of booking
  • Our tour guide contacts all the participants the day before the tour with the necessary additional information about the weather and picks up details

Booking details:

  • Pricing Type: Per person
  • Maximum travelers: 7 or 12 (According to the Transportation)
  • Operates: Daily, subject to availability
  • Languages offered on activity/tour: Spanish / English
  • Cut-off Time: 24 hours
  • Duration: 1 day



Duration: 1 day

Price: USD$ 330 / person

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