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Multiday kayak expedition across the Ebro river (Tarragona)

From Flix (Ribera Ebro – Tarragona) to the opening of the Mediterranean Sea in 6 days

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General Info:

This 6 days of kayaking trip goes along a singular branch of the Ebro river, both rich in natural values and historical patrimony. A natural experience by yourself.

The starting point is the village of Mequinenza (Aragón province), and trip continues through some of the most vegetated parts of the Ebro including some Natural Reserves and the Castle of Miravet, severals islands, the sunken village of Fayó, the historical city of Tortosa, and the awesome Natural Park of Deltebre welknown for its great variety of fauna and flora.

Total lenght of the trip is nearly 200km if you choose Mequinenza as a starting point to the Sea, divided by 6 days, where you can mak it shorter or longer finishing in L'Ampolla. so the expeditions will be split in 6 stages:

  • From Mequinenza to Fayón(1st stage)
  • From Fayón to Flix(2nd stage)
  • From Flix to Miravet (3rd)
  • From Miravet to Tortosa (4th stage)
  • From Tortosa to Deltebre (5th stage)
  • From Deltebre to the Sea or l'Ampolla (6th stage)
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    This trip is intended to average fit people who enjoy outdoors activities as well as discovering singular cultural heritage. Single or double sea kayaks will be our loyal companions. 

    Daily Itinerary:

    Arrival date is included (night before starting your expedition) Rural House accommodation included in the village called Nonasp (accommodation and Breakfast included).

    - 1st section) Mequinenza-Fayó : Our expert will meet you (only the first day) and give you all the information you will need on board (phone contacts, location maps, roadbook, restaurants and bars where you can get your daily dinner..), an introduction to kayaking safety techniques,kayak fittings: back rest and footrest. 

    The first 2 days our paddling is in “calm waters”, because we cross a great reservoir.

    Once in the arrival point, Fayón, known by its vultures. The owners of the first lodging will collect you, and the day after will take you again to the river.

    Rural House accommodation included in Nonasp (accommodation + breakfast)

    - 2nd section) Fayó to Flix: After the short visit to the sunken village, we go on in this wide river until the dam. Here, we will provide you a transfer to cross the dam in the pretty village of Riba-roja d’Ebre.

    Hotel accommodation included in Flix (accommodation + breakfast)

    - 3rd section) Flix to Miravet: Flix to Miravet passing through: Ascó, Vinebre, Garcia, Móra la Nova, Mora d'Ebre, Benissanet/Ginestar - Miravet. Today and tomorrow is probably the best landscape in our whole trip.

    Rural House accommodation included in Miravet (accommodation + breakfast)

    - 4th section)Miravet to Tortosa: Passing by Benifallet with the "Pas de Barrufemes", Tivenys, Xerta, Aldover, Jesús to Tortosa.

    Hotel accommodation included in Tortosa (accommodation + breakfast) 

    - 5th Tortosa to Deltebre: Passing by Amposta with the emblematic suspension bridge, the Dock and the nautic Club. 

    The Delta de l’Ebre Natural Park  situated in the mouth of the most deep Ebro river and  along its 320 Km2 you will discover dunes, salt works, lagoons, more than 350 species of birds and an immense alluvial plain, which is the main humid area in Catalonia and one of the most important of the Mediterranean area. 

    Hotel accommodation included in Deltebre (accommodation + breakfast)

    - 6th section) Deltebre to the Sea: Congratulations you did it! 

    an optional Paella lunch can be included the last day of your tour. (not included on your final price)

    Our staff will pick you up and collect all your belongings and bring you back to the starting point or maybe to the train Station in Tortosa. 

    End of this awesome adventure.

    Restrictions:

    • Minimum age: 14 years and be confident on paddling. 
    • Juniors must be accompanied of an adult
    • All participants must know how to swim.
    • Before your booking, please inform to the centre if you are exceptionally tall or overweight, or if you have any medical conditions, disabilities which affect your ability to partake on this tour.
    • This expedition can be affected for bad weather conditions, on this case the organitzation can cancel the activity. 
    Price
    460.00
    €/person

    Place: Catalan Ebro River (Tarragona)

    Duration: 6 days / 6 nts

    Level:Beginner

    Schedule:

    This service is available the whole year. (depedning on weather conditions)

    Let us know your preferences and it will be confirmed upon request.

    Required people: 4 pax - large groups can be handled

    It's included:

    • lodging for 6 nts (2 nights in Hotel and 4 night in Rural Houses accommodation including bed and breakfast BB.) based on double occupancy. Check single occupancy cost.
    • Daily kayak rental equipment (wide range of kayaks available; double or individual, sit-in or sit-on top,  paddle, spray deck, life jacket) 
    • Watertight container (for your wallet, camera, and phone)
    • insurance while you are in river
    • Road book and maps of your itierary, all the tourist info of the area, 24 hrs emergency call.
    • A fully breafing on your arrival and safety rules and the whole daily info.
    • Collect service in Deltebre and back to the starting point or train station.

    It's not included:

    • Local guide is not included (optional, upon request) 
    • travel insurance
    • flights
    • Your kayak gear, towel, soft shoes or sandals, plastic bag for you wet gear, swimsuit or underwear.
    • Sunblock, sun hat, sun glasses, insect repellant
    • Lunch food: picnic lunches are available to purchase on your accommodation if pre-ordered, with an extra cost.
    • Your should come to your meeting with your own tranport, however we can collect you at the airport Reus, Alguaire, AVE in Lleida or Tarragona or on your accommodation around for an extra cost upon request. 
    • Lodging the night before or Paella lunch are not included on the final price. (optional, upon request)
    • Daily transfers are not included you should carry your own belongings with you (however this service can be available upon request)
    • Last day paella lunch (not included on price, but you can book it under request).
    • Dinners are not included on price however your local guide will give you a list of where to eat upon your budget.

     

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