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Learn to Prepare Maipo Valley's Famous Lamb Dish

Santiago, Chile.

Categories: Food & Wine - Foodies

$ 60 USD

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Experience the cooking process of Maipo Valley’s famous lamb dish

Taste local Chilean cheeses, wild boar paté, and arrollado huaso

Enjoy trying local Chilean wines and learning about their history

Discover the ancient cooking traditions of the Mapuche Indians (called Nachi)


Location: Santiago

Language: English, Spanish, Portuguese

Operates: Monday - Sunday

Departs: 11:00 AM; 4:00 PM

Duration: 5 hours

Tour Code: 10302


Our Expert Guide will lead you on a culinary experience in Chile’s sacred Maipo Valley, sure to be a one of a kind excursion.

You'll enjoy learning about the preparation, stories, and history of Maipo Valley’s famous lamb dish! You'll watch and take part in the entire process, and even have the chance to learn how to properly knead bread, cook on the grill, and prepare Choripan.

You will also be able to taste local cheeses, artisan wild paté, and arrollado huaso. Of course, this will all be accompanied by magnificent Chilean wines! The cooking and preparation process takes approximately 4 hours. During this time, we will tell stories of ancient times, the region, and the history of this important meal in Chile and the Maipo Valley, including the folklore that surrounds this lamb dish.

The tradition of cooking lamb comes from the Mapuche Indians, called Nachi. Part of the process of preparing this meal is to marinate the lamb with coriander, merquen, garlic, onion, and salt. You will learn about these ancient traditions and processes, and then be able to enjoy tasting your creating once its finished.

Join us for a unique culinary experience in Maipo Valley!

Note: Our 11:00 AM start time is for our culinary lunch experience and our 4:00 PM start time is for our dinner experience.


Per Adult: $ 60 USD

What To Bring

Comfortable clothing and shoes


|Expert Guide, transportation. | Food: lamb, side dishes, wine. | Lamb preparation and cooking techniques. | Information on local history.

Meeting Location

Meeting point: Hotel pick up in Cajón del Maipo or meeting point at Santuario Nuestra Señora de la Merced (Av. Santelices 432, Isla de Maipo)

Return Details: Tour returns to the vicinity of your hotel or original meeting point