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RAFTING  AND  FLOATING  PUELO RIVER

 

Level

Class III (Intermediate)

Time of the Year

October - April

Length

2 Days / 1 Night

Departure Time

08:00 am.

Minimum Age

12 years old

Requirements

No prior rafting experience is necessary, but participants must know how to swim.

Includes:

State of the art equipment (wetsuits, spray jackets, life jackets, booties, helmets, paddles, and self-bailing rafts). Round-trip transportation, Snack – Box Lunch, Camping Accommodation, Camping Equipment

Guide

English – Spanish

Need to Bring

Bathing suits, sunscreen, personal stuff, towel, sleeping bag and dry change of clothes.


Description:
Join us to paddle and enjoy one of the most beautiful rivers in southern Chile, the Puelo. A great and beautiful emerald water of Class III we will enjoy this river trip starting with a floating 30 minutes. Appreciating its splendor the beautiful scenery offered by the Puelo river, beginning our rafting trip with the formation of a narrow canyon increasingly to reach 10 meters wide, which gives us spectacular rapids that will continue down the river about 2 hours, about 17 km. mixed with pools of still water. During the land tour you can enjoy the Tagua Tagua Lake crossing by ferry, Puelo Valley and Segundo Corral Village.
   

Day 1:
Departure from Puerto Varas in the direction of the city of Puerto Montt to take the route of the Carretera Austral that takes us wide beaches, coves, fishing, islands, watching birds and lush vegetation, enjoying places like Pelluco, Chamiza, Piedra Azul, Metri, Lenca, up to Caleta La Arena, where we take our first ferry to cross the Reloncaví Estuary crossing to Caleta Puelche, and continue the path that leads to Puelo. Arriving at the town of Puelo we will take the junction that leads to Lake Tagua Tagua to continue with our second ferry across the lake in about 45 minutes. And continue our route through the towns of Puerto Santo Domingo and Llanada Grande until you reach the town and later the river, where will begin our rafting on the Rio Puelo, ending in the area of ​​Puerto Santo Domingo where we will finish to rest and recuperate, Camping and dinner.



Day 2:
Early morning we will have breakfast and disarm our camp to start our way back, this time taking the route from the towns of Puelo was Cochamó and Ralún to know and enjoy the spectacular scenery that shows the Reloncaví Estuary, continue our way through the field of Ensenada and finally get to Puerto Varas.