La Leona River Kayak & Trekking In El Calafate. Prices 2024-2025.

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Highlights of Kayak And Trekking Rio La Leona

Discover the Río La Leona, one of the most beautiful rivers in the Patagonian steppe and performs   a trekking through Cerro los Hornos , one of the oldest formations on the planet. In an environment of amazing natural beauty y geological richness , we invite you to paddle and walk the inhospitable Patagonian steppe where the senses are sharpened and the sounds of silence witness the passage of time. 

Come learn the necessary rowing techniques , as well as the correct use of the equipment.  We give the participants the technical equipment  and a waterproof bag so they can store their belongings and food. 

! You can`t miss this unique   experience! 

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* Downtown hotels in Calafate.
7.30 AM
* Downtown hotels in Calafate.
16:30 PM
9 Hours
October - April
* Transfers from the hotel in El Calafate.
* Technical equipment (double kayak, wetsuit, semi-dry jacket, neoprene boots, life jacket, waterproof bag).
* Bilingual kayak guides.
* Tourist activities insurance.
* Crossing snack
* Extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
* Due to the degree of effort and difficulty that the tour presents, it is not advisable for:
- Overweight people.
- Pregnant women.
- People who suffer from diseases with a risk of functional or organic deterioration during the march.
- People with motor difficulties.
- People with cardiac or respiratory difficulties.
- People in wheelchairs.
* Long-sleeved shirt and shorts, leggings or swimsuit to be used with the neoprene suit.
* Trekking shoes
* Comfortable clothing for trekking
* Sunglasses, sunscreen, hat
* Backpack or bag
* Change underwear (optional).
El Calafate (AR)
* The pick up is done only from hotels located in the center of the city, if your accommodation is outside this area you will be granted a meeting point.
* The pick-up time will be confirmed 24 hours before the tour, it is approximate and may vary according to traffic conditions and other variables.
- Snack: hot drink, alfajores or brownies, nuts.

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Our excursion begins with the transfer from the hotels in El Calafate, starting at 7:30 am to the Starting point of our excursion around 9:30 am , at the abandoned parador on  Route N ° 40   Luz divina- km 663. There, our professional guides will give a brief safety talk, before starting he walkthrough. 

Once ready, we regulate the kayaks (passengers go in double kayaks and guides in single ones);  and we carry out a training on safety and evacuation, rowing back and forth, turns and brakes and  the operation of the river is explained.   We got into the kayaks to start the downstream navigation.

During the river descent, we will be able to appreciate incredible landscapes and the contrast of the ocher colors of the steppe with the turquoise water of glacial origin that fascinated and captivated explorers such as Darwin, Moreno and Moyano. Groups of up to 8 people guarantee personalized service. 

Kayak`s first trip has a duration   approximately 1.15 hour (10 km) In the area of Cerro Fortaleza (Estancia la Meseta) we stop for lunch and trek through Cerro los Hornos , until a viewpoint where you can see bones and petrified logs.  After a rest time , we go back up to the kayaks to do the last 1 hour stretch (6 km), observing the geological formations   and the vegetation   steppe, r running approximately  14 km in our kayaks , to Estancia La Irene (Arroyo Turbio) , where the excursion ends.  

Once in The Estancia we can enjoy a snack with hot drinks to charge energy.

Return to El Calafate in the afternoon.

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Incredible day in El Calafate

if you are traveling to El Calafate you shouldn´t miss the tour . It is a unique experience!

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