Start your day with easy hotel pick-up in Santiago, and sit back as your van climbs the Andes to the valley of Cajón del Maipo. Your guide fills you in on the history, geology, and wildlife of the region as you walk around the canyon. It’s no wonder this spot is a traveler’s favorite, with stunning sights and great viewpoints of the Andes. Then, head to a mountain refuge and feast on a delicious lunch accompanied by Chilean wines.
Your tour continues in the quaint Andean town of San José de Maipo, which dates back to 1792 and played a key role in Chile’s fight for independence. Explore the central plaza and shop for souvenirs made by local artisans. Sample empanadas before your scenic ride back to Santiago.