Paddle Patagonia

How do you improve a trip that already includes the Azul, Manso River, La Confluenica and Patagonia? We add in some hikes, a few kayaks, and loads of high-energy thrills out on the water! Paddle Patagonia connects classic landmarks, cultural interaction, and exciting kayak trips through the waters of Patagonia.

Date: 

November 18th - 24th 2017
December 11th – 18th 2017

Cost: $2,850 

What’s Included:

– 5 days of paddling (kayak or raft) and exploring the Azul, Foyel, and Manso Rivers and more while learning WWR techniques. Boat outfitting and warm up day. Choose from a city or mountain tour with a hike excursion. Add-on options for paragliding, hikes, and horseback riding to name a few!
– 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches and 6 dinners. Including 1 traditional Argentinean ASADO!! Dinners will include wine, beer & spirits can be purchased at the lodge.
– 7 nights accommodations in shared room.
– Flights not included

 

Itinerary:

Meals Included: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Day 1:
Arrive in Bariloche (there are usually 3 different flights into Bariloche available from Buenos Aires) and stay overnight at a hotel of your choice (not included) and soak in the culture. Meet up with Paddle Patagonia guides and choose from a city tour and short hike, or ride a gondola/chairlift and take in the sights at the top of a mountain (lift ticket not included). We will then drive to El Bolson and arrive at La Confluenica. (D)

Day 2:
Boat outfitting day with a warm up paddle on the Azul River. We will be refreshing techniques and include an introduction to Whitewater Rescue (WWR). (B, L, D)

Day 3 – 4:
Paddle and explore Azul and Foyel Rivers to its fullest with a one day review course of WWR techniques. (2B, 2L, 2D)

Day 5:
Free day to explore or relax in town with options of paragliding, un-guided day hike from the lodge, horseback riding and more. (B)

Day 6 – 7:
2-day paddle excursion on Manso River. (2B, 2L, 2D)

Day 8:
Drop off in Bariloche and enjoy a free evening for exploring or sampling the food. (B) Depart at any time (hotel and meals not included beyond day 8).

 

The Details:

Cost: $2,850/person + GST tax
Duration: 8 days
Start and Finish City: San Carlos de Bariloche
The order of paddling days and the rivers may change according to river levels at the time.
Kayaks/Canoes/Rafts included.
All rafting gear included.
Kayaking gear not included but available via Flexpeditions or for rent.

 

Bookings:

Contact us for bookings.