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.
November 18th - 24th 2017
December 11th – 18th 2017
– 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
Meals Included: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
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)
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)
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)
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).
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.
All rafting gear included.
Kayaking gear not included but available via Flexpeditions or for rent.
Contact us for bookings.