Descent in 2 days : 31 km

The descent of the Gorges de l’Ardèche at your own pace.

Duration of the descent :
5h30 / 6h30 paddle time according to water level, spread over 2 days, with bivouac (not included in the rate).
For a descent in 2 days, you will have to book your places ont he bivouac (see below on this page).

Route :
From Vallon Pont d’Arc to Sauze

Highlights of the 31 km descent in 2 days with bivouac : 
Passage of the rapid Le Charlemagne, the Pont d’Arc, through the nature reserve of the Gorges de l’Ardèche, the rock of the Cathedral, the Cirque de la Madeleine, many rapids, night on the bivouac.

Starting point : 
Base N° 1 in Vallon Pont d’Arc. Click here for a link on Google Maps.

Starting times :
From 01/04 to 30/04 and from 01/10 to 10/10 : Departure between 8.30am and 12pm and between 1.30pm and 3pm non stop
From 01/05 to 30/06 and from 01/09 to 30/09 : Departure between 8.30am and 3pm non stop
From 01/07 to 31/08 : Departure between 7.30am and 3.30pm non stop

Returning times (with shuttle bus) :
After your descent, a shuttle bus will bring you back to the starting point. 
Shuttle bus departures from Sauze : between 3.30pm and 5pm (more details on site before starting).The return times are indicative and depend on the arrival of our customers, traffic on the road and any unforeseen situations. On busy days, additional waiting time must be taken into account.

Do not forget to take : water, pick nick, sun cream, shoes attached to the feet (sport shoes, sandals, water shoes…), string for your glasses, plastic bag to put your things in.  Click here for more practical information.

Our containers are watertight, nevertheless, we can not garantuee the watertightness, this will depend on how its user closes the container.

Online booking

For the descents in 2 days, you will have to book your places on the bivouac.

Option 1 : First you book your bivouac, then you book your descent online

I book a Bivouac first
I book my Descent

Option 2 : You book an all-inclusive “Descent + Bivouac” pack, with an additional cost of 3 € / person

I book a Descent + Bivouac Pack