Cajon del Maipo, San Jose de Maipo

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A very popular weekend spot for locals in the capital city, Cajon del Maipo represents a valley cut into the Andes mountains by the Rio Maipo, offering a wild space to explore. The mouth of the canyon begins just 25 km (15.5 mi) southeast of the city. Explore the region by hiking, rafting, mountain biking, climbing, or cycling. The options for outdoor adventures are almost limitless. Also make some time to visit the traditional restaurants and teahouses as you traverse the canyon. A visit to Cajon del Maipo represents just the start of the adventure when you use our San Jose de Maipo online journey planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Place of rare beauty and exotic. Linda will come from the Andes and with thermal water pools.
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  • Beautiful place, a beautiful Lake! If the visit is in winter get ready, cold cuts, fingers almost freeze! Worth knowing this place.
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  • We did the tour of the agencia cajon del maipo, sorry that we were not in time, the Lake beautiful, impressive color eh, must ride on a trip to santiago, be sure to make
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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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