Embalse el Yeso, San Jose de Maipo

Categories: Dams, Nature & Parks
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4.7/5 based on 480+ 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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  • We went the first week of October. We delay 2:45 to arrive with Waze, super easy! We arrived about 4 pm and the truth would have preferred to arrive before that at that time it is beginning to get more cold and running much wind at that time also much are returned and it is a little complicated to pass by a road so narrow. You can go for the day or camping overnight (to see the stars) but you should go well sheltered at least in October, and obviously in winter. Hopefully go on a 4 x 4 but there are people who go in auto.
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  • landscape really amazing among the snow-filled mountains, ideal for the family, friends for the weekend. 100% recommended.
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  • It's a place that we go to the Cajon de Maipo. Waterfall! It's worth stopping for a few different photos!
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