Pucon Classics – Intermediate (II to III+) Description

For whitewater kayakers seeking to improve their skills with the security of professional instructors, quality equipment, and explore Chile’s beautiful rivers. With more than 15 class II to III+ river sections Pucon area rivers guarantee proper features to challenge and progress your kayaking. World class instruction is designed to benefit your river running learning with skills such as control kayak on ferries, improve combat rolls, pierce and catch eddies. Your Trancura riverside base is as good as kayaking gets with development rapids both upstream and downstream. It’s whitewater heaven, and you get to kayak multiple times daily.

Did we mention volcanos and hot springs?

 

INTERMEDIATE CHILE RIVERS GUIDE & LINKS

Lower Trancura // San Pedro // Liucura Wave to Trancura // Middle Trancura // Lower Maichin // Tolten
Click on each river name to be taken to more information about the river (when available).

 


What’s Included.

  • Breakfast, Lunch, Appetizers & Dinner
  • Kayak Rental
  • Airport Transfer *per scheduled times
  • Riverside Base & Lodging
  • World’s Best Kayak Instruction
  • Daily River Transports

Not Included.

  • 2 meals out at group chosen cultural, favorite cafe, or travel meal
  • Alcohol
  • Some optional multi-adventure activities such as massage therapy and hot springs.

Tentative Trip Itinerary

*Due to water levels, skills, and group needs the following itinerary is subject to change and is a best prediction of the itinerary.


 

Day 1

Arrival to Temuco Airport (ZCO) between 11 AM to 5 PM.
Boat outfitting and welcome.
Potential afternoon Lower Trancura (II to III+) run pending time.

Day 2

AM – Load for Rio Tolten & Lago Villarrica (I to III). Rolls and Strokes at Lago Villarrica

PM – Rio Tolten (II to III)

Day 3

AM – Kayak Theory +PLUS Liucura Wave to Trancura Confluence (II to III+)

PM – Lower Trancura (III to IV) or Trancura Delta (II)

Day 4 Travel Day -San Pedro, Fuy, Blanco, or Truful Truful 

AM – Full Day Road trips are big days and often the group favorites. An early breakfast followed by won of the most scenic drives circling volcanos, lakes and rivers.

Day 5 

AM – River Section or Mapuche Indian Presentation on the state of Rio Trancura Headwaters vs. hydropower.

PM – Lower Maichin (II to III) Canyon.

Day 6 – Travel Day – San Pedro, Fuy, Blanco, or Truful Truful 

AM – Full Day Road trips are big days and often the group favorites. An early breakfast followed by won of the most scenic drives circling volcanos, lakes and rivers.

PM – Thursday nights are scheduled for a guest dinner at won of our favorite Chilean cafes. We’ll take time to explore Pucon’s shops, eateries, and have a cerveza or artisan ice cream.
*Guests are responsible to cover this cultural dinner estimate at $US9 to $US12.

Day 7 – Group Option, Farewell Celebration Asado & Video

We’ll gauge the group energy and discuss kayaking or multi-adventure options for the final day. Some may want to try a clean waterfall for a grand finale. Others may want to get redemption on a section. We’ll celebrate the week’s accomplishments Chilean style with a grand fire and asado.

Day 8 – There’s still time to get in one last run. 

AM – Optional Morning Lap or Pucon souvenirs and crafts shopping.

PM –Temuco Airport (ZCO) Departure Flights Between 11 AM to 5 PM.

KEEP KAYAKING.

BEGINNER TRIPS

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Lodging Options

River Suite (pp dbl occ)
$2,695.00/per

Hosteria Cabañas (pp dbl occ)
$2,395.00/per

Treehouse Dorm (pp shr occ)
$2,195.00/per

Camp (pp)
$1,995.00/per

Trip Details

Skill Level: III+ to IV+

Deposit: $600 Zero deposit during COVID Restrictions. Read Payment Guarantees

Arrival City: Temuco Airport (ZCO) – 11 AM to 5 PM

Departure City: Temuco (ZCO) – 11 AM to 5 PM

Trip Length: 8 Days

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