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San Jose de Maipo

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River Rafting & Tubing · Dams · Zipline
Long an oasis for residents of Santiago in need of some fresh air, San Jose de Maipo draws visitors from all four corners of the world. Most visitors take a trip to San Jose de Maipo for a chance to hike, camp, cycle, river raft, climb, ski, and horseback ride across pristine Andean landscapes near the Argentinean border. The town mainly serves as a base for exploring the nearby gorge of the Maipo River; it offers plenty of eating and sleeping options to satisfy even the most demanding of tourists. Other popular things to do in San Jose de Maipo include guided motorcycle excursions, winery tours, and glamping--a camping experience with a touch of glamour. Our Chile trip website allows you to schedule your trip to San Jose de Maipo, learn about its attractions, and find out about where else to go during your holiday.
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Popular things to do in San Jose de Maipo

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River Rafting / Tubing
River Rafting & Tubing
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Duration: 2h 30 min
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Dam
El Yeso Dam
4.7
Duration: 4 hours
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Outdoor Activity
Termas Valle de Colina
3.5
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Landmark
Tunel El Tinoco
3.2
Duration: 2h 30 min

Side trips from San Jose de Maipo

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Winery / Vineyard
Concha y Toro Pirque
3.6
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Winery / Vineyard
Vina Santa Rita Buin
4.5
Duration: 4 hours
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Ride / Activity
Parque Safari Rancagua
3.8
Duration: 4 hours
Casino
Monticello Grand Casino San Francisco de Mostazal
3.8
Duration: 2h 30 min

Hidden gems in San Jose de Maipo

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Hiking Trail
Chile Rafting Cajon del Maipo
5.0
Duration: 2h 30 min
Scenic Drive
Camino al Volcan
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
Canyoning / Rapelling Tour
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
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Hiking Trail
Mirador de Los Condores
4.9
Duration: 2h 30 min

Nature in San Jose de Maipo

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Mountain
Monumento Natural El Morado
4.8
Duration: 4 hours
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Geologic Formation
San Francisco Glacier
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
Geologic Formation
Aguas Panimavidas
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Duration: 2h 30 min
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Water Body
El Ingenio
4.0
Duration: 4 hours

Trails in San Jose de Maipo

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Biking Trail
Parque Valle del Yeso
4.0
Duration: 4 hours
Hiking Trail
Glaciar Colgante El Morado
4.1
Duration: 2h 30 min

Outdoors in San Jose de Maipo

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Outdoor Activity
Hacienda Los Castanos
3.2
Duration: 2h 30 min
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Outdoor Activity
Mundo Dinamo
2.9
Duration: 2h 30 min

Where to stay in San Jose de Maipo

San Jose de Maipo features several decent hotel options, offering cozy rooms and plenty of modern amenities. If you come here for the great outdoors, skip the hotels and consider staying at an eco-lodge just outside of town, where you can breathe in some fresh air, take in the mountain views, and have plenty of privacy and space. Visitors searching for that ultimate experience in nature can also explore the area's campgrounds.
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