Cajón del Maipo : Outdoor activities in beautiful landscapes close to Santiago

Cajón del Maipo is located only a few kilometres from Chile’s capital and is the green lung of Santiago’s metropolitan region.

Here you can enjoy numerous outdoor activities surrounded by impressive natural landscapes.

Far from the hustle and bustle of the big city, you will find here an oasis of tranquillity that at the same time offers opportunities for adventurous sports activities such as climbing or speed rafting.

Cajón del Maipo - Rafting

You can also explore the area from horseback and ride through the Andes. If you are looking for relaxation, you will also find wellness offers, thermal springs or enjoy a picnic in the midst of nature in Cajón del Maipo.


The most important natural attractions in this area are the impressive natural monument El Morado with fantastic climbing possibilities, the Río Olivares Park, the reservoir El Yeso and the hot springs Termas del Plomo, located in the Yeso Valley, which offers one of the best views of the region, due to its mountains, the proximity to hanging glaciers and wetlands of the area, which allow you to enjoy a unique flora and fauna.

El Yeso

Baños Colina ranks as one of the best natural hot springs in Chile. It’s off the beaten path nestled into the Andes’ canyon Cajón del Maipo.