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All reviews beautiful place sunny day day trip beautiful lake arrive early bluest water chilli family or friends glass of wine during summer enjoy the view andes mountains nice walk snow el santiago dam
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It was definitely cold up here when I visited, but a great view! It was a difficult and cold trek in the snow, but the picnic at the end definitely made it more enjoyable. We also stopped in a local town on the way back.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kaykay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did this tour with JORGE EXCURSIONES and it was simply amazing! Jorge is a super nice person that is always willing to help everybody. Embalse el yeso is beautiful but theres actually nothing much to do there but to take photos. We followed the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Leticiarossi23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the most beautiful place where I have been in Santiago, it is located in san jose de maipo I went with my boyfriend, there were few people and due to the season of the year it was snowy, it has a wonderful landscape to enjoy,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Daniela Veronic... G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went there on Saturday 10th of November and it was around 21 degrees in Santiago but by the dam it was super cold and windy( jacket and scarf kinda of weather) . We arrived there around 11am and the tour guide told us how...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank natiki1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

~ 2.5 hours from Santiago, lies a beautiful man-made dam. The water is bright blue from the glacier water and it's a very popular spot on weekends, especially in the summer. There's an option to park in a lot ~5 kms from the dam, which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jesscat83
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went here with some friends and the scenery was absolutely amazing. I can’t recommend visiting here enough and not too far from Santiago! About 1.5 hour drive.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank brookea674
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Embalse del Yeso is an artificial dam located at the Andes mountains, in Santiago de Chile. This place can be visited by bus or by car. You can take a bus from Bellavista de la Florida metro station to get to San José de Maipo...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Trinidad Maria G
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

On the Sunday morning I drove up to the embalse el yeso, 2,5 hrs drive from downtown Santiago de Chile. The vulcanic mountains were breath taking in the early sun. I was happy to have left early because during the morning more and more Chileans...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Albert081957
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit. We hired a car, which was much more flexible. Be aware that the last bit is on very rough roads but worth the effort.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Strale11
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Our day began with a 6.40am pick up and ended at 6.00pm. At this time of year, wear sturdy, waterproof boots and take a coat for the wind. Our guide Sebastián was informative, our driver was very competent. Breakfast and comfort stop are out of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Diego Z
23 February 2018|
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Todas las Agencias parten desde Santiago. Unas desde el Centro, otras desde el lado Oriente, otras desde La Florida y todas más o menos cobran lo mismo. El precio varia porque unas te ofrecen un cocktail y degustación de... More
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Robyn B
5 January 2017|
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It would be the end of summer, the beginning of autumn, so the weather would probably be quite nice!
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