Embalse el Yeso, San Jose de Maipo

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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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  • The color of the water looks like a painting! The place is beautiful, is worth a visit too. Access is bad even without snow, in my opinion, better to go with a guide or agency.
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  • The location and difficult to access and is recommended to be done with a tourism agency. The scenery of the Lake and beautiful, especially with the contrast to the ridge. Worth
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  • Amazing place, with one of the most beautiful landscapes in the region of Santiago. Worth going to take lots of pictures. Access to the site is not of the easiest.
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