Categories: Activities - Extreme Adventures - Water Sports
$ 3500 USD
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Enjoy an incredible kayaking adventure crossing the Andes Mountains to the sea
Observe the region's infinite variety of birds
Discover the Black River, which flows through semi-desert Patagonian territory
Marvel at striking flora and fauna
Experience an adrenaline-filled adventure
Language: English, Spanish
Operates: Monday - Sunday (October - April)
Departs: 10:00 AM
Duration: 14 days
Tour Code: 12517
Our Expert Guides will take you on an incredible kayaking adventure, crossing the Andes Mountains and traveling towards the sea.
Traditionally called the Valley of Life, this place stands out for its climate, history, and people - full of contrasts and culture. We invite you to enjoy “Señor Río”, which along the way, will show us an infinite variety of birds, such as pink flamingos, ducks, black-neck swans, and more, as we journey from the river's source in Neuquén to almost its end, in the city of Viedma.
Every four years, this river hosts more than eighty competitors from all over the world, when the most popular Olympic race is held in its waters. Created by the union of two mountain rivers, the Limay and the Neuquén, the Black River crosses semi-desert Patagonian territory, as it rushes through the deep valley that extends from west-northwest to east-southeast. This river is an oasis of deep, rich soil, encased in the plateau.
From Neuquén, we'll head towards the Black River where we'll become acquainted with our kayaks and the rest of the group while we pack up all our equipment. After a brief talk on kayak safety and orientation, we'll be ready to embark on our trip. The natural outlet of Lake Nahuel Huapi, "Tiger Island" in Araucaria language, is the Limay River, which joins the Neuquén River to form the Black River, and eventually empties into the Atlantic Ocean.
Join us for this unforgettable, once in a life time experience!
Note: A healthy physical condition is required, as well as knowing how to swim. No previous experience required. Tour runs from September until April, and will not be cancelled or changed due to rain or snow.
Per Adult: $ 3500 USD
What To Bring
Sleeping bag and insulation, water shoes, hat for the sun, hat for the cold, sunglasses, sunscreen, water bottle, camera (only in dry bag or box)|Gloves, two pairs of warm socks, long pants or shorts, t-shirts, sweatshirt or fleece, waterproof jacket, flashlight, towel and personal items, insect repellent
Expert Bilingual Guide, private transportation, kayaks, rowing equipment, meals, all camping equipment (except sleeping bags and insulation), insurance
Meeting point: Hotel pick up in Neuquén or at the Neuquén Airport
Return Details: Tour returns to Neuquén