Embalse el Yeso, San Jose de Maipo
(4.7/5 based on 500+ reviews on the web)
Head through the Yeso valley and descend upon Embalse el Yeso. Take a tour of the reservoir or head there yourself to see the views of the Andes from the dam. The reservoir boasts turquoise waters that provide most of the drinking water for the region. Here you can go fishing or rent gear to go windsurfing. Hike around the reservoir to get the best photos and views of the surrounding mountains and the Yeso River. Make Embalse el Yeso a centerpiece of your San Jose de Maipo vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our San Jose de Maipo trip builder.
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  • If you want to go somewhere with snow not far to Santiago the first recommendation is the Embalse. Beautiful place.
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  • The place is beautiful, worth all the way which is quite long and complex path as well narrow places where only passes a car, what is recommend to go early ideal to be there later than the 10 that can be seen in all its glory for the clarity and Sun, cars begin to get more or less at 3 in the afternoon you have to carry supplies because there are only about jobs improvised with candy but the road is long!
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  • I went there In winter , with my sister and my nieces. All good.. We walked a little trough the sender and something happened ... I started to walk faster because they was a lot of snow , and I'm from...  more »