Panoramic Mountain Tour El Yeso Reservoir (Wintry)


We invite you to visit the impressive El Yeso Reservoir at the bottom of the Andes Mountains!

 

The great water reservoir of the Metropolitan Region

A must-see destination in Cajón del Maipo

 

The great El Yeso reservoir is located in the Cajón del Maipo, an unmissable destination for Adventure Tourism in the Metropolitan Region. At the bottom of the great Andes Mountains you can discover the magic of this place, a large water reservoir that impresses by its magnitude and the beauty of the place that surrounds it, you will really be amazed! The turquoise color of its waters and the way the mountains are reflected in them is an image hard to forget. You will be able to feel all the strength of the Andes Mountains, the wind, the snow, the sun and much more in a destination that is suitable for everyone. On the way back we will enjoy the great gastronomic culture of the area, visit its attractions among which are the classic Tinoco tunnel, the square of San José de Maipo, its church and its artisans.

 

No doubt after a day in the snow, we’ll enjoy a nice hot chocolate! 


Where is located El Yeso reservoir?

 

Location: Cajón del Maipo, Santiago de Chile.
Region: Metropolitan of Santiago (RM).


Altitude

 

Initial altitude: Las Vertientes, Cajón del Maipo (970 masl).
Maximum altitude: El Yeso reservoir (2.500 masl).


Here are the main attractions of the Embalse el Yeso Reservoir

 

You can enjoy a day at the bottom of the great Andes Mountain Range.

This activity is suitable for children and adults, as it is not technically or physically difficult.

You will live the experience of enjoying a day in the snow in the middle of the Andes Mountain Range.

You will be able to know and visit the great water reserve of Santiago de Chile.

You will enjoy a unique tour inside the Andes Mountains, among mountains, rivers and glaciers.

 You will see and learn about the endemic flora and fauna of the central Andes and central Chile.

You will be able to see and know closely the great mountains of the Andes, from the Embalse el Yeso you can appreciate the great Cerro Marmolejo (6.108 masl) the southernmost 6.000 masl in the world and the great San Jose Volcano 5.856 masl among other wonderful mountains.

You will know and enjoy the gastronomy of the Cajón del Maipo area.

You will travel through the famous Cajón del Maipo from the first village to the last. Knowing and visiting its great attractions.


Ideal season to do this Mountain Tour

 

You can do this Mountain Tour in winter or summer, but undoubtedly in winter it has a special magic.


What are the requirements for this Expedition?

 

No previous experience is required.

You must be in good health for the activity.

You must have the appropriate personal clothing for the activity, which is detailed in our specific itinerary.

If you are a minor, you must have written authorization from your parents or guardians.

You must complete and sign a medical form which is given to you before each activity.

You must comply with Covid-19 protocols.


 We invite you to know our available itineraries!

 

Check our available itineraries: Basic itinerary El Yeso reservoir winter and full itinerary El Yeso reservoir winter.

 

Itineraries 

 

 

Basic itinerary El Yeso reservoir

 

 

  • Location: Cajón del Maipo, Santiago de Chile.

 

  • Initial Altitude: 970 masl, Las Vertientes, Cajón del Maipo.

 

  • Maximum Altitude: 2.500 masl, El Yeso reservoir.

 

 

  • Day 1

Santiago – El Yeso reservoir- Tinoco Tunnel – Plaza de San José de Maipo – Chocolateria – Santiago

 

We include:

 

  • Pick up at home, hotel, hostel, airport or meeting point previously agreed with client.
  • Hot chocolate in a typical chocolate shop in the area.
  • Drop off at home, hotel, hostel, airport or meeting point previously agreed with client.

 

 

Other services included:

 

  • Bilingual high mountain guide with WFR (Wilderness First Responder) course.
  • Assistant guide with WFR course (Wilderness First Responder).
  • Interpretive maps.
  • Binoculars.
  • Complete first aid kit (this kit meets all the requirements to be able to assist our clients in remote areas. if you require any special medication, let the guide know in advance. otherwise, it is suggested to carry a personal first aid kit, in case of retained medications.
  • GPS.
  • VHS radios.
  • Satelital telephone ($2,000 per minute will be charged).

 

 

Especifications of transportation, food, guidance an others:

 

  • Vehicles 4wd

 

Our vehicles are equipped to operate in high mountain terrain, they comply with all safety systems established by law to operate in this type of terrain.

 

  • Toyota 4Runner 4WD equipped for high mountain.
  • Second vehicle 4WD equipped for high mountain.

 

Both vehicles include:

 

  • Identification with company logo.
  • Winter kit.
  • Spare sixth wheel.
  • Roll bars.
  • Mountain conditioning equipment.

 

 

Food provided by Allmountain:

 

  • Hot chocolate in a typical restaurant of the area.

 

 

Guide and assistant guide:

 

  • Bilingual high mountain guide with WFR (Wilderness First Responder) course.
  • Assistant guide with WFR Certification (Wilderness First Responder).

 

 

Photographic service:

 

  • We provide to our clients a photographic set.

 

 

Satelital telephone:

 

  • Iridium Satelital telephones latin america plan (The use of the satelital telephone has a service charge associated with the use of your minutes, value per minute $2.000 CLP).

 

 

Covid 19 preventions elements:

 

  • Alcohol gel.
  • Infrared gun to measure temperature.
  • Mask.

 

 

This itinerary does not include:

 

  • Travel insurance (for the traveler it is better to hire your own travel insurance, in case you require guidance, do not hesitate to ask us).
  • Clothing.
  • Food.
  • Trekking poles.

 

 

Prices per person of basic itinerary El Yeso reservoir

 

Prices per PAX (CLP)

IVA included

 

1 PAX:  $ 220.000.- CLP

2 PAX:  $ 120.000.- CLP (Per person)

3 PAX:  $85.000.- CLP (Per person)

4 PAX:  $ 70.000.- CLP (Per person)

5 PAX:  $ 55.000.- CLP (Per person)

 

 

 

 

Full itinerary El Yeso reservoir

 

 

  • Location: Cajón del Maipo, Santiago de Chile.

 

  • Initial Altitude: 970 masl, Las Vertientes, Cajón del Maipo.

 

  • Maximum Altitude: 2.500 masl, El Yeso reservoir.

 

 

  • Day 1

Santiago – El Yeso reservoir- Tinoco Tunnel – Plaza de San José de Maipo – Chocolateria – Santiago

 

We include:

 

  • Pick up at home, hotel, hostel, airport or meeting point previously agreed with client.
  • Snack / Breakfast.
  • Lunch; Local Empanadas and beverages.
  • Visit to a typical chocolate shop of the area; hot chocolate and gourmet sandwich of the area.
  • Drop off at home, hotel, hostel, airport or meeting point previously agreed with client.

 

 

Other services included:

 

  • Bilingual high mountain guide with WFR (Wilderness First Responder) course.
  • Assistant guide with WFR course (Wilderness First Responder).
  • Mountain cook.
  • Dining tent.
  • Tables and chairs.
  • Food. Our guides will be in charge of providing food for the clients.
  • Interpretive maps.
  • Binoculars.
  • Complete first aid kit (this kit meets all the requirements to be able to assist our clients in remote areas. if you require any special medication, let the guide know in advance. otherwise, it is suggested to carry a personal first aid kit, in case of retained medications.
  • GPS.
  • VHS radios.
  • Satelital telephone ($2,000 per minute will be charged).

 

 

Technical equipment included and provided by Allmountain:

 

  • Trekking poles.
Attention: If you have your personal technical equipment, it will be checked in the meeting prior to the activity to validate its functionality. If the guide in charge considers that the equipment is not in good condition to be used during the activity, it must be replaced by the equipment provided by Allmountain Chile.

 

 

Especifications of transportation, food, guidance an others:

 

  • Vehicles 4wd

 

Our vehicles are equipped to operate in high mountain terrain, they comply with all safety systems established by law to operate in this type of terrain.

 

  • Toyota 4Runner 4WD equipped for high mountain.
  • Second vehicle 4WD equipped for high mountain.

 

Both vehicles include:

 

  • Identification with company logo.
  • Winter kit.
  • Spare sixth wheel.
  • Roll bars.
  • Mountain conditioning equipment.

 

 

Food provided by Allmountain:

 

Meals include:

 

  • Snack / breakfast.
  • Lunch; Empanadas of the area and beverages.
  • Hot chocolate and gourmet sandwich in a typical chocolate shop of the area.

 

 

**Important information: If you require a special diet or you are vegan, celiac or other please specify in Medical Card.

 

Guide and assistant guide:

 

  • Bilingual high mountain guide with WFR (Wilderness First Responder) course.
  • Assistant guide with WFR Certification (Wilderness First Responder).

 

 

Photographic service:

 

  • We provide to our clients a photographic set.

 

 

Satelital telephone:

 

  • Iridium Satelital telephones latin america plan (The use of the satelital telephone has a service charge associated with the use of your minutes, value per minute $2.000 CLP).

 

 

Covid 19 preventions elements:

 

  • Alcohol gel.
  • Infrared gun to measure temperature.
  • Mask.

 

 

This itinerary does not include:

 

  • Travel insurance (for the traveler it is better to hire your own travel insurance, in case you require guidance, do not hesitate to ask us).
  • Clothing.

 

 

 

Prices per person of  full itinerary El Yeso reservoir

 

Prices per PAX (CLP)

IVA included

 

1 PAX:  $ 280.000.- CLP

2 PAX:  $ 160.000.- CLP (Per person)

3 PAX:  $ 115.000.- CLP (Per person)

4 PAX:  $ 95.000.- CLP (Per person)

5 PAX:  $ 85.000.- CLP (Per person)


Reservations

 

To validate your reservation you must deposit 50% of the total amount of the expedition. To do so, please write to our email info@allmountain.cl and we will tell you the form and details of payment.
**The payment of the reservation made from abroad is made through Paypal: When using this form of payment, the corresponding amount will be added according to the amount of the reservation, which is the Paypal charge when payments are made from abroad.


This is how we like to work and enjoy each activity

 

We work only with 4×4 cars equipped for the mountain (comfortable and with great capacity to travel mountain roads).

 

We work with groups that, in general, do not exceed six people per outing (which helps us to provide a more personalized service, in which a more familiar and concentrated atmosphere is generated).

 

Allmountain is certified by Sernatur (Certification of Tourist Guides; Certification in Adventure Tourism, sub-areas of: High Mountain, hiking, trekking, climbing) and is currently registered in the Registry of Tourism Service Providers of the same institution.

 

Our guides are people with experience in the field and have the required certifications to work in these activities (certifications that are also being updated), such as: Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Certification.

 

In each activity, we privilege the provision of a sustainable service: we use recyclable and organic products, we promote the principles of NDR (Leave No Trace), we promote local tourism, etc.

 

If you want to participate in a trekking or expedition and you do not have the technical equipment to do so, Allmountain includes them within each activity (if required). Example: tent, crampons, ice axe, helmet, etc.


We believe in a sustainable and sustainable tourism

 

In every trekking, Expedition, Mountain Tour or climbing outing, we bet on a:

 

Cultural Sustainability:

Souvenirs from local artisans: we visit cultural centers, museums, craft fairs in order to promote the consumption of products from local communities and that our customers interact with them to take a complete experience of the local community and their customs, food and others.

 

Ecological Sustainability:

We use soaps and natural cleaning products that do not contaminate the land, water of the places we visit.

We use glass containers and after each activity we separate and recycle the garbage produced during our outings.

We try to clean the places we visit or bring the garbage we find.

 

Energy Sustainability:

Solar battery chargers: we use solar battery chargers to charge our cell phones, cameras and other electronic items.


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