The cajón del Maipo is one of the natural attractions of the Metropolitan Region located at the foot of the Andes mountain range. Come to see this Andean Canyon where you can make excursions and walks.

Cajón del Maipo is a canyon located in the Andean southeastern portion of the Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile. It encompasses the upper Maipo River basin, where the river has entrenched itself in a narrow valley. The zone features a series of confluent rivers such as El Volcán River, Yeso River and Colorado River, as well as other minor streams, including San Gabriel, Manzanito, Coyanco, El Sauce, El Manzano and San José.

Come and discover Cajón del Maipo

What to do in Cajón del Maipo

These are some of the activities you can do in Cajón del Maipo.

  • Embalse del Yeso excursion

    Embalse del Yeso excursion9 Hours

    Excursion to Embalse del Yeso in Cajón del Maipo, one of the unforgettable walks to do in the surroundings of Santiago.

    FromCLP $65.000per person

    FromUS$100per person

  • Tour Baños Colina, Cajón del Maipo

    Tour Baños Colina, Cajón del Maipo12 Hours

    Come and discover the thermal waters of Colina Bath in Cajón del Maipo, at the bottom of the Andes mountain, a few kilometers from Santiago.

    FromCLP $75.000per person

    FromUS$120per person

  • El Morado Glacier excursion in Cajón del Maipo

    El Morado Glacier excursion in Cajón del Maipo12 Hours

    Come to visit the landscapes of the Andes mountain range on a trekking to the Natural Monument El Morado located in Cajón del Maipo,…

    FromCLP $65.000per person

    FromUS$100per person

Hotels in Cajón del Maipo

  • Hotel Altiplanico San Alfonso 

    Camino al Volcán 29.955, San José de Maipo, Santiago

    Hotel Altiplanico San Alfonso

    Nestled between the impressive mountains of the Andes, this small hotel is designed to fuse into the earth, with an expansive beautiful…

    FromCLP $190.000



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