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SEA KAYAKING CAHUELMÓ HOT SPRINGS

 

We would love to show you some of the most remote and breathtaking áreas Chile has to offer. Our trips will take you deep into the heart of Pumalin park fjords, reachable only by wáter, sea kayaking is the best way to get to Cahuelmo natural hot springs . Carved into stone by ancient indian tribes Chonos, this are the marvelus natural hot spring located at the end of the fjord of the same name.

 

Spend a few day´s paddling in serene waters protected Pumalin fjords and relax in the the evening at your campsite, enjoying food prepared in our rustic and cozy Chilean support boat, "the Calhuelmo". For 3 to 6 days, you will be able to get in touch with your sense of adventure and truly explore on of the vast and unexplored reaches of Chile. For more information and itineraries, visit the
"Parque Pumailn" section on the top of this page and learn more about this amazing trip!



 

PUMALÍN NORTH SECTION

 

Time of the Year : October to April

Length : 3 Days / 2 Nights

Departure Time : 09:00 am.

Requirements : No especial requirement.

No Include : Sleeping Bags are not include

Includes: - Round-Trip Transportation Comunications All Meals and Snack on the Kayaks Insurance Expert Guide (English – Spanish) Personal Support Equipment Fully Equipped single and double kayaks Paddles and Accessories Camping Equipment Tent Cooking Utensils Support Boat Need to Bring: Passport, cash, personal medications, day back pack, rain gear, fleece, bathing suit, sandals, baseball cap, sun glasses, sleeping bag, thermal rest, flashlight.

 

 

Itinerary

 

 

Day 1: Departure early in the morning, leaving from your hotel, we ride by coach south on the southern highway, our destination the village of Hornopiren. We will arrive there in five hours. Here a boat will be waiting for us, which will accompany us and provide support and comfort throughout our journey to Cahuelmó Hot Springs. This is the northern entrance of the Pumalin Project. After eating lunch we shall navigate toward this beautiful baths, composed of rustic tubs that had been carved in rocks years ago by local people. Each one is a different size and all have very hot water, easily regulated by simple and natural methods to find the temperature desired for an extremely pleasant bath. These baths are part of the Pumalin Project and thus have comfortable camping facilities and bathrooms. We proceed to prepare our camp in order to enjoy the rest of the afternoon in this incredible place, whit a beautiful sunset and have a relaxing night at the hot springs.

 

Day 2:

 

We will have early breakfast. Those who wish to enjoy the hot springs at sunrise must wake up very early in the morning. Today we shall to enjoy all the possibilities that the area offers to us, starting by the hot springs, salmon fishing, recollection of shellfish during the low tide and paddling the sea kayaks. Low tide is the perfect moment to start the hike to Lake Abascal just if the trail os open it could be close or out of maintanance, please ask if this is your goal of this day so we can program something different.

In case we can get to Abascal  you have to hike approximately 7miles from camp. Nestle between tremendous spires of the Andes. We shall enjoy dramatic scenery on this hike, and star making our way back to base camp in the afternoon to arrive for dinner, and after long day, a relaxing soak in the springs.

 

Day 3:

 

We will have breakfast 9:00 am. Today we shall enjoy our last morning in our base camp waiting for high tide to start navigating back across the Comau fjord, arriving later to Hornopiren, and from there head back to the city of PtoVaras.

 

 

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