Pucon Classics (II to III+)
December 7 - 14, 2019
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Pucon Classics (II to III+) Description
Photo. Pucon Classics II to III+ guests celebrate conquering another Chilean river. Time to relax and swap stories around the fire.
Want to challenge your skills with II+ or more? The Pucon rivers and our flexible instruction team give you options. When you combine Chile’s manageable challenges, world-class coaching, and your enthusiasm and excitement, many paddlers discover they are ready to advance to more challenging river features. Are you feeling confident and want to try a more challenging run or even a waterfall? We’ve got you covered. Each day you’ll have the option to improve your skills on a section that is safe and challenging for your individual kayaking goals.
*Due to water levels, skills, and group needs the following itinerary is subject to change and is only a best prediction of the itinerary.
- Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
- Kayak Rental
- Airport Transfer
- World’s Best Kayak Instruction
- Daily River Transports
Photo. A trip highlight is the playful turquoise Rio San Pedro full of II to III+ waves and rapids. Options for inflatable kayaks too.
- Airport transfers not on listed airport transfer dates.
- 1 to 2 dinners at local or travel day cafes averaging $10 to $15 per meal.
Tentative Trip Itinerary *Itineraries are tentative pending skills and water levels.
Photo. Many guests ask for multisport activities mixed into our kayak schedule. We’ve got a full list of options.
DAY 1 DEC 7
Arrival to Temuco Airport (ZCO) between 11 AM to 5 PM.
Boat outfitting and welcome.
Potential afternoon Lower Trancura run pending time.
DAY 2 DEC 8
AM – Load for Rio Tolten. Rolls and Strokes at Lago Villarrica.
PM – Rio Tolten (II – III).
DAY 3 DEC 9
AM – Kayak Theory +PLUS Liucura (II to III+).
PM – Lower Trancura (III) or Trancura Delta (II+).
DAY 4 DEC 10
AM – Kayak Theory +PLUS Trancura Delta (II – III) or Liucura Curve to Lower Trancura (III – III+).
PM – Optional Hike or Liucura Section.
DAY 5 DEC 11
AM – River option or Mapuche Indian Presentation on the state of Rio Trancura Headwaters vs. hydropower.
PM – Lower Maichin Canyon. Hot Springs option.
DAY 6 DEC 12
AM – Kayak Theory + Lower Trancura or Trancura Delta.
PM – Upper Trancura below Last Laugh (III) or Liucura Section.
DAY 7 DEC 13
AM – Depart for Rio San Pedro (II – IV w/portagables. Inflatable kayak options).
PM – Paddle San Pedro (II – IV w/portagables. Inflatable kayak options).
DAY 8 DEC 14
AM – Optional Morning Lap or Pucon souvenirs and crafts shopping.
PM –Temuco Airport (ZCO) Departure Flights Between 11 AM to 5 PM.