Enjoy a spectacular day with Turistik as you travel to Cajón del Maipo, a favorite destination among visitors to Santiago.
Located in the Andes Mountains, this canyon boasts headwaters, majestic mountains, unexpected marine fossils, as well as glaciers, active volcanoes and natural hot springs. Geotourism enthusiasts will be able to see enormous rocks and rock formations that date back over 160 million years.
A rich geological heritage! Your first stop will be at the historic San Jose de Maipo Plaza,declared a Chilean National Monument in 1992.
Your adventure then continues at La Casa del Chocolate (The House of Chocolate),a magical place that draws you in from the moment you arrive with its fairytale setting. It was built 37 years ago out of recycled materials including native woods, mud and beautiful natural stones. Andes Mountain Range, with a stop at the San Jose Volcano Overlook, the perfect photo spot, where you can take selfies and other unforgettable photographs. Along the way you will see the towns of Baños Morales, Lo Valdes and La Yesera mine, where white gypsum deposits are found. Your tour also includes a visit to El Cabrerio, an area of rustic stables and goats that produces a well-known local cheese and other products.The final stop will allow you time to relax at the first self-sustaining hotel in the area, Morado Lodge.
Upon arrival you will be welcomed with a glass of sparkling wine and given the opportunity to take a dip in the outdoor pool with a view of the mountains, enjoy a delicious Chilean dish for lunch, or spend the afternoon in the Spa, at an additional cost. Whatever option you choose, it will be a wonderful end to a fabulous day in Cajón del Maipo, named the Best Adventure Tourism Destination in South America” by the Oscars of tourism, the World Travel Awards.
Includes Free Transfer (Airport – Final Destination)
We will start the tour at 09:00 AM where our first stop is at the historic "Plaza de San Jose; de Maipo", declared National Monument of Chile in 1992.Then we will visit "La Casa del Chocolate", a magical place that catches you from the moment you arrived because of its structure taken from a fairy tale.
It is a construction made 37 years ago with recycling materials, stories such as: native wood, mud and beautiful stones.Then we will go to the nearest of our Cordillera de los Andes, to see the San Jose; Volcano Viewpoint and make the stop for our "photographic point" where we can take selfies and photos of the memory.
In this beautiful journey we will appreciate the towns of Baños Morales, Lo Valdes and the La Yesera mine, where the white ore preparations are located. We also have a stop in El Cabrerio, area of rustic establishments, goats, cheese production typical of the area and more.Finally, the last stop will be to relax and enjoy the first self-sustaining hotel in the area, "Morado Lodge".
Here you will be welcomed with a glass of sparkling wine and we will have the option to enjoy your outdoor pool with a view towards the mountain, have a meal of national haute cuisine or enjoy an afternoon of SPA, at an extra cost, to conclude wonderful day in the "Best Adventure Tourism Destination in South America".
Departing from Parque Arauco Mall
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