Day 1 : Cavereau – Loire Kayak base: 20 km (4h of canoeing)
During your day: you will navigate at the foot of the Châteaux de Colliers, church of Saint Dyé sur Loire, former port of Chambord, village of Cour sur Loire and Château de Menars. This tour is one of the most beautiful excursions by canoe on the Loire river!
Overnight: Halt at the 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), bivouacs possible 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 in Chaumont sur Loire.
Visits: Chaumont sur Loire domain with the famous Garden Festival and beautiful castle.
Day 3 : Chaumont – Amboise: 18 km (4h of canoe)
You will pass at the foot of the Château de Chaumont sur Loire and at the end of your 3rd day of kayaking on the Loire Valley you will stop at l’Ile d’Or at Amboise where we will pick you up.
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 3rd 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 :
69,00 € per adult in two-seat canoe or one-seat kayak
54,00 € 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
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.