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15-Day Kayak Adventure from Bariloche to Peninsula Valdes

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Day 1 : Arrival

Visiting: Los Alerces National Park

Arrival in San Carlos de Bariloche, reception at the airport. Transfer to the town of El Bolson, where we spend the first night. Presentation of the team and equipment review. Discussion of the route and itinerary.

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  • Standard Lodging: Hosteria in El Bolsón

Day 2 : Kayaking in Los Alerces

Visiting: Los Alerces National Park

In the morning we drive to the northern sector of Parque Nacional Los Alerces, to begin our Kayak tour on Lake Rivadavia. We paddle along the Lake Rivadavia.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Budget Lodging: Camping

Day 3 : Kayaking in Los Alerces

Visiting: Los Alerces National Park

From lake Rivadavia the kayaking trip continues along the Rio Rivadavia to Lago Verde.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Budget Lodging: Camping

Day 4 : Kayaking in Los Alerces

Visiting: Los Alerces National Park

Kayaking from Lake Verde River to Lake Futalaufquen.

  • Meals: BLD

Day 5 : Hiking and transfer to the Chubut River

Visiting: Los Alerces National Park/Chubut River-Piedra Parada Valley

Morning hike walk along Lake Futalaufquen. In the afternoon we drive to the Chubut river passing through the town of Gualjaina. We camp on the banks of the River in Valley of Piedra Parada. Here we have the opportunity to meet some locals who greet us with a tasty grilled lamb for dinner.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Budget Lodging: Camping

Day 6 : Kayaking on the Chubut River

Visiting: Chubut River-Piedra Parada Valley

After breakfast, we trek towards the Buitrera Canyon. In the afternoon we begin paddling downstream.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Budget Lodging: Camping

Day 7 : Kayaking on the Chubut River

Visiting: Chubut River-Piedra Parada Valley

Over the next few days we continue paddling down the river and we could see a variety of bird species, as well as characteristic fauna of the area. In the moments that do not paddle, we can hike to scenic spots to observe the landscape around the Chubut River and the fascinating steppe.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Budget Lodging: Camping

Day 8 : Kayaking on the Chubut River

Visiting: Chubut River-Piedra Parada Valley

Kayaking on the Chubut River today!

  • Meals: BLD
  • Budget Lodging: Camping

Day 9 : Kayaking on the Chubut River

Visiting: Chubut River-Piedra Parada Valley

We arrive in the afternoon at our last camp on the river, the Paso del Sapo area.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Budget Lodging: Camping

Day 10 : Transfer to Atlantic Coast

Visiting: Peninsula Vald

We leave in the morning to cross the steppe in our vehicle passing through the valley of Los Altares, to reach the Atlantic coast (Puerto Piramides / Península Valdés). Upon arrival in Puerto Piramides we will organize a whale watching trip. The rest of the day is free to relax and explore the town.

  • Meals: BL
  • Standard Lodging: Ecolodge in Puerto Piramides

Day 11 : Sea Kayaking in the Golfo San José

Visiting: Peninsula Vald

In the morning we head to the Golfo San José to start paddling. After a one hour drive we will reach the coast then organize the equipment and load our kayaks. The rest of the day is spent kayaking.

  • Meals: BLD

Day 12 : Sea Kayaking and Hiking in the Golfo San José

Visiting: Peninsula Vald

Continuation of our kayaking adventure. This particular ecosystem, allows us to enjoy the various features of the reserve; the shrub steppe and terrestrial fauna; geology and fossils. From our silent kayaks we can watch the sea lions, whales and seabirds. During hikes along the coast you can learn about the marine life such as invertebrates, shellfish and migratory birds. You will also discover the region's historical and archaeological heritage.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Budget Lodging: Camping

Day 13 : Sea Kayaking and Hiking in the Golfo San José

Visiting: Peninsula Vald

Continuation of the sea kayaking adventure.

  • Meals: BLD
  • Budget Lodging: Camping

Day 14 : Sea Kayaking in the Golfo San José

Visiting: Peninsula Vald

We finish our journey in Playa Bengoa around noon. After lunch we will drive to the eastern Atlantic coast of the peninsula to visit a small colony of Magellanic Penguins and Elephant Seals. We will return to Puerto Piramides in the late afternoon.

  • Meals: BL
  • Standard Lodging: Ecolodge in Puerto Piramides

Day 15 : Departure

Visiting: Peninsula Vald

Transfer to Trelew airport or to Puerto Madryn.

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