Pack Eau Vive 1 : 7 + 24 km – 2 days

Do your 31 km descent in two stages with the Pack Eau Vive!

Duration of the descent : 
1h00 / 1h30 + 4h30 / 5h00 paddle time according to water level, spread over 2 days.
For example: the first day you do the Mini Descent 7 km and the next day you do the descent of the Gorges de l’Ardèche 24 km or vice versa.
Attention: the difference with the descent in 2 days (31 km) is that you spend the night in the accommodation of your choice. This night is not included in the price.

Route :
From Vallon Pont d’Arc to Châmes (7 km) and from Châmes to Sauze (24 km)

Highlights of the Pack eau Vive descent :
Passage of the rapid Le Charlemagne, through the nature reserve of the Gorges de l’Ardèche, the rock of the Cathedral, the Cirque de la Madeleine, many rapids.

Starting point :
For the Mini Descent : Base N° 1 in Vallon Pont d’Arc. Click here for a link on Google Maps.
For the descent of the Gorges de l’Ardèche (24 km) : Base N° 1 in Vallon Pont d’Arc. A bus will take you to the starting point. Click here for a link on Google Maps.

Starting time :
For the Mini Descent :
From 01/04 to 30/04 and from 01/10 to 10/10 : 8.30am – 12am / 1.30pm – 3pm (non stop)
From 01/05 to 30/06 and from 01/09 to 30/09 : 8.30am – 4pm (non stop)
From 01/07 to 31/08 : 7.30am – 4pm (non stop)
For the descent of the Gorges de l’Ardèche (24 km): 
A shuttle bus will take you to the starting point.
From 01/04 to 30/06 and from 01/09 to 10/10 : 8.30am, 9am and 9.30am, please be 30 minutes in advance for preparation.
From 01/07 to 31/08 : 7.30am, 8am, 8.30am, 9am and 9.30am, please be 30 minutes in advance for preparation.

Return times (with shuttle bus) :
After your descent, a shuttle bus will bring you back to the starting point. 
For the Mini Descent :

From 01/04 to 30/06 and from 01/09 to 10/10 : 11.30am, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm and 5pm (subject to availability), return time to be defined before starting.
From 01/07 to 31/08 : 11.30am, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, 4pm, 5pm and 6pm (subject to availability), return time to be defined before starting.
For the descent of the Gorges de l’Ardèche (24 km) :
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.

 

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