El Yeso Dam, San Jose de Maipo
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Head through the Yeso valley and descend upon El Yeso Dam. Take a tour of the reservoir or head there yourself to see the views of the Andes from the dam. The reservoir boasts turquoise waters that provide most of the drinking water for the region. Here you can go fishing or rent gear to go windsurfing. Hike around the reservoir to get the best photos and views of the surrounding mountains and the Yeso River. Use our San Jose de Maipo trip builder site to arrange your visit to El Yeso Dam and other attractions in San Jose de Maipo.
Tours to El Yeso Dam
Cajon del Maipo Day Trip from Santiago BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $110
Duration: 10 hours
Day Trip to Cajon Del Maipo from Santiago BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $109
Duration: 9 hours
Day Trip to Cajon del Maipo Embalse El Yeso BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $109
Duration: 8 hours
El Yeso Dam Reviews
Lugar magnífico e encantador! O melhor custo-benefício do Chile, uma vez que os passeios lá são bem carinhos para os brasileiros então este é o único passeio o qual o guia leva uma mesa desmontável, t... more »Magnificent and charming place! The best cost-benefit of Chile, since the tours there are very caresses for Brazilians so this is the only tour which the guide takes a demable table, towel and serves a snack for tourists! Very good ride, super Indico, however, the place has no toilets, it's all outdoors!
Localizado na Região do Cajón del Maipo, distância de 110km de Santiago. Embalse El Yeso é um lugar lindo, pois temos uma Bela Vista da Cordilheira. Possui uma represa, que abastece a Cidade de Santia... more »Located in the Cajón del Maipo region, 110km away from Santiago. Embalse El Yeso is a beautiful place, because we have a beautiful view of the Cordillera. It has a dam, which supplies the city of Santiago. Place requires some preventive measures, because we are surrounded by immense rock walls and the lake of the dam. The view and beauty of the Cordillera rewards the distance.
Visited this wonderful location twice whilst on a trips to Santiago. We went both times with a great company called Ski total and arrived at the location after approx 2hr drive out of the city. The scenery is truly breathtaking and stunning with plenty of wonderful photo opportunities. There is a mobile refreshment van a short walk away if your feeling a bit peckish and a picnic area with toilets a short 10 min drive away. It really is a must visit location if visiting Santiago.
We went there on a summer weekday, it was amazing beautiful place to visit. There were some people but not enough to enjoy quietly. Amazing but the narrow road is scary.
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