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Chalten Rafting

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Tour Description

The experience begins at the operational base located in El Chalten (Av. San Martin 872). The guides deliver the equipment technical and security, necessary to carry out the activity. Once equipped, about 5 will be transported by van. blocks to the river. On the banks of the Río de las Vueltas, a technical and safety talk is given, such as how to hold the oar, the instructions to go forward, bend, go back, so that the entire team rows synchronized. The first section The river is calm waters, with meanders that allow you to have beautiful views of Cerro Fitz Roy and its satellite needles. In total about 6 km in which you can enjoy crossing areas of Andean forest and the exit towards the steppe. It is common to see birds (condors, cauquenes, bandurrias, among many others) and native fauna (foxes, mulitas, guanacos). In this section It allows you to contemplate the landscape and practice rowing and safety techniques. In the second section, 10 km, the river encases in a natural canyon, generating about 20 rapids from class III to III +. It is approximately two hours of navigation along the Río de las Vueltas, with time to contemplate and a good dose of action and adrenaline. Upon disembarking, a comforting snack is offered (hot drink and something delicious to eat). From the RP 23 bridge, the vehicle waits to return to the operational base.


Departure from Hotels or from the Operational Base in - Minimum 2 people. • Meeting place: at the operational base (Av. San Martin 872). You must arrive 15 minutes before departure time. start of the activity (09:45 / 1:45 p.m.). • Minimum age: 12 years. Minors between 12 and 18 years old who wish to carry out the activity must be accompanied by one of their parents. • Difficulty: moderate. Suitable for those who do not have experience in rafting. • Navigation Time: 1:30 to 2:00 hours depending on weather conditions and river flow. • Transfer time: 20 minutes per route from km 12 of the RP23 (cement bridge), where the rafting, to the operational base. • Total duration: 3 hours to 3 and a half hours. • Maximum passenger capacity per descent: 16 (sixteen). • Maximum passenger capacity per raft: 8 (eight). • Rapid category III to III +. WE RECOMMEND BRINGING • Towel. • Change of underwear.


3 hs

Departure from:

10:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.


Technical and safety equipment: Neoprene suit (3 millimeters). Micro fleece. Jacket. Lifejacket and helmet. Neoprene boots. Mittens. Rowing • Bilingual Guide (Spanish/English). • Return transfer (from the bridge over the RP23 to El Chaltén, operational base) in own, authorized vehicles. (Sprinter 15 pax + support vehicle) • Hot post-rafting snack: Tea, coffee and sweet or savory snack according to schedule. • Civil liability and personal accident insurance. • Photos and videos of the excursion.

Does not include:

• Tips.

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