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Canoe trip 5 days (Cavereau – Saint Etienne de Chigny)

by Loire Kayak.

From 115.00

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This 5-days trek on the Loire is accessible to everyone. About 15-20 kilometres daily, that is 3h30 of kayaking, will allow you to wander and take breaks to visit the area or simply observe the environment surrounding you. This canoe trip will be a relaxing break out of time and a beautiful experience in the Loire Valley.
Remember before or after your kayak trip to visit Blois (castles, museum, old city…)

Organisation: Welcome at the base Loire Kayak the day before or a minimum of 45 minutes before the shuttles (9:45 or 11:15), explanation of your tour, equipment, and then shuttle by minibus to your departure site.
At the end of your trek, we will come and pick you up at Saint Etienne de Chigny 

Program:

Day 1 : Cavereau – Loire Kayak base: 20 km (4h of canoeing)
During your day: you will navigate at the foot of the Château de Colliers, church of Saint Dyé sur Loire (former port of Chambord, village of Cour sur Loire and Château de Menars. This trip is one of the most beautiful excursions by canoe on the Loire river!

Overnight: Halt at the Loire Kayak base at Camping Val de Blois, possible to rent equipped tents or chalets (200m from the base Loire Kayak), hotels, cottages, bed and breakfast…(you can retrieve your vehicle on the parking at our base), downstream from Blois.
Visits: Chateaux de Chambord, Cheverny and Blois, bicycle ride (rental on-site)

Day 2 : Base Loire Kayak-Chaumont: 20 km (4h of canoe)
You will go through Blois and pass the Port of Creusille, where you will catch a glimpse of traditional boats used by Loire mariners. Arrival at the campsite of Chaumont sur Loire, located on the left bank before the bridge.

Overnight: Camping of Chaumont sur Loire, hotel, cottage.
Visits: Château de Chaumont sur Loire and its Gardens.

Day 3 : Chaumont – Amboise: 18 km (3h30 of canoe)
You will pass at the foot of the Château de Chaumont sur Loire and Amboise.

Overnight: Camping of Ile d’Or (Amboise), hotel, and cottage.
Visits: Château de Amboise, Clos Lucé (last residence of Leonardo de Vinci).

Day 4 : Amboise-Vouvray: 14 km (3h of canoe)
A few kilometres after Amboise, you will pass at the foot of Montlouis sur Loire on the left bank where you can refuel, quench you thirst or make a visit.

Overnight: Camping des Peupliers (Montlouis sur Loire), hotel, cottage, wild camping.
Visits:
Troglodyte caves along the Loire, village of Montlouis sur Loire and Maison de Loire.

Day 5 : Vouvray-Saint Etienne de Chigny: 17 km (3h30 of canoe)
You will pass at the foot of troglodyte houses in Rochercorbon then go through the town of Tours.

Visits: Old Town of Tours and the Loire quays as you cross the Pont Wilson, Château de Luynes.

Once you reach the meeting point, we will come pick you up to drive you back to the base by minibus.

Practical information and advice:

Know how to swim at least 25 meters and put the head under water
A 55 litters containers or a waterproof bag of 30 to 60 L per person
Provision of a map, a roadbook and a free smartphone application to accompany you during your nature trip in a canoe
Shuttles on the 1st and 5th day.
Accommodation not included and camping equipment not provided.
Free parking, no surveillance

You can buy:
– Neoprene shoes
– Waterproof bags, telephone cases…

Price and payment options :

115,00 € per adult in two-seat canoe or one-seat kayak
90,00 € per child under 12 years old in a two-seater or three-seat canoe

This price includes the rentals of canoes or kayaks sit on top type with the paddles, life jackets, a container or waterproof bag per person and the return shuttle by minibus.

+2€/ additional container/day
+3 €/ pers/day for rental of Canadian canoe

Payment modalities: credit cards and cash

Equipment

Specialist of the Loire and several days treks by canoe or kayak, we offer a wide choice of equipment specific to the Loire canoe tours :

  • One-seat kayak, sit on top type, ideal for 2 day excursion on the Loire with a minimal weight (1 container/person)
  • Two to three seat Kayak, sit on top type, adequate for 2 to 3 days of trekking on the Loire with a minimal weight charge (1 container/pers).

Beyond 2 days of canoeing trek, we advise you to opt for the Canadian Canoe, Nova Craft Prospector 15’6, ideal if you travel with a lot and to carry all your trekking equipment in the canoe.

 

Loire Kayak.

Loire Kayak is located along the Loire, only 5 minutes from the Centre of Blois, in the heart of the Pays des châteaux, and only 1 h30 from Paris.

A specialist in canoe or kayak trips, Loire Kayak offers canoe itinerant trips from 2 to 8 days with the widest choice of canoes and kayaks in the Val de Loire, to ensure your multi-day canoe trip is unforgettable. We provide you recent and quality equipment for your canoe trip and the Loire : Kayak sit on top 1 or 2 seats and for more comfort and loading capacity canadian canoe 2 or 3 seats.
 
With their state degree and more than 15 years of experience, David and his team will share their passion with you to guarantee a unique canoeing adventure. Don’t hesitate, jump on board our canoes or kayaks and experience a canoeing adventure at the rhythm of the Loire for several days.

Opened hours :
7 days / 7 from April to September

Contact information
Phone: +336 62 901 543
loirekayak@live.fr

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Loire Kayak – Lac de Loire – RD 951 – 41350 VINEUIL

Access

GPS : Latitude : 47.6058343 - Longitude : 1.3754126

Via the A10 express way, exit at Blois then N252 towards Bourges. Via the route D951 (left bank) in direction of Orléans at about 3 km of Blois.

By train, exit at Blois station, 1h30 from Paris.

By bike, 15 minutes hike on a bike road that connects our base to the town center of Blois.

Loire Kayak is 15 minutes from the châteaux de Chambord, and Cheverny, 45 minutes from Tours and Orléans and only 1h30 from Paris.

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