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Join this amazing yoga and kayak retreat specially designed to lift you up spiritually, bring you back to earth, and to find yourself connecting to the most beautiful white waters in the south of Chile. Special activities from daily yoga and meditation routines to exploring pristine rivers, volcanoes, and hot springs await you during this retreat. This yoga and kayak retreat is more than just a getaway, it's a retreat that takes you straight into fast movement where there is no turning back.
For this retreat, you will be staying at a comfortable and elegantly furnished cabin with a panoramic view of the lake and volcano for one or two people, a perfect place for relaxation and silence. This cabin is a place for holistic healing and the harmonization of body, mind, heart and soul. It has a 300 square meter octagonal hall, including restrooms and showers, eating areas, and kitchen. It also has 25,000 square meters of green areas with a wide variety of flowers, waterfalls, trees, and statues designed by the musician and sculptor Devakant.
Arrival day, one yoga class, and welcome lunch.
Two yoga classes, one hour kayak paddle at Liucura River, breakfast, and lunch.
Two yoga classes, two hour kayak paddle at lower Trancura River, breakfast, and lunch.
Spa day, two yoga classes, one full body 60-minute massage, breakfast, and lunch.
One yoga class, two or three hour kayak paddle at upper Trancura River, visit to the hot springs, breakfast, and lunch.
Rest day, two yoga classes, option to pick an additional add on activity, breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Departure day, one yoga class, and breakfast.
This retreat will be held at AvaniYoga Retreat Center. Pucon is an adventure hub of an adventurous country. Pucon is located in the Arauncania province of the lakes district, at the northern gateway to Patagonia. Pucon is also known as South Americas whitewater epicenter and geologically Pucon lies on the western Andes slope in the heart of the lakes district surrounded by three volcanoes. Here in the lakes district the temperate deciduous rainforest and snow-capped volcanoes collectively offer South Americas most reliable river flows.
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During this retreat, you will be served two delicious conscientiously prepared meals a day. All meals are gourmet vegetarian, and vegan. The daily lunch and dinner buffet includes a pure food option, which offers greens, grains, and legumes. All food is purchased from local farmers and organic produced when available.
The same creeks you kayak have different sections targeted for canyoneering and canopy tours. They support these eco-friendly businesses that support keeping Chile Rivers flowing.
The disco scene is a show-up no earlier than 02:00 am and dance until the late hours of the morning.
For those looking for the ultimate whitewater experience, come and ride the wild, remote rapids of the Trancura River. Its class three and four rapids rush through a valley where the scenery is just as impressive as the whitewater. Your expert guide will outfit you with the latest in rafting equipment and train you in the proper paddling and safety techniques before embarking on this epic adventure. Prior rafting experience is recommended but it is not necessary. This run is perfect for the experienced rafter and for the adventurous first timer.
Kayakers are typically fishers but mention these because they are eco-friendly tourism that help support and protect the rivers. It is the main goal to support any party that supports Chile environment.
This is a though day hike that comes with gators, an ice axe, and a grand panoramic view, where you will slide down the volcano on your way down. This is the number one tourist activity in the area.
Get close to nature and enjoy a morning or romantic sunset ride along the volcanic area of the mountain range, crossing through millennial forest of Coigues, Lengas, and Araucarias to finally reach the naturally beautiful Huenulafken Lagoon.
Mellow rafting trips are all about fun and relaxation on the water. You will have the opportunity to swim and enjoy the views of nearby mountain peaks and magnificent flora and fauna as you cruise down the pristine and crystalline waters of the Puesco River.
Pucon lies in the middle of a lonely planet featuring a mountain bike loop. Start and finish the loop from your base.
This emerging global sport is like walking on water. Unlike surfing, stand up paddle surf is very easy to learn, but provides a good core workout. Within one hour the instructor will make you feel comfortable on your board and you will enjoy being out on the surrounding lakes.
The hot springs are just twenty minutes from Pucon and is a must visit during your visit. Pucon has a late night life so it is fine to take off at 01:00 am and the hot springs will still be open. It is also a great cold rainy day activity.
This strong massage combines Thai massage with acupressure point work to relieve ailments such as headache, back pain, knee pain, shoulder, and neck pain caused by various conditions of physical and mental stress. The massage involves the therapist using her thumbs, palms, and fingers to apply pressure on specific points. It is a painful yet therapeutic massage and not for the faint hearted.
Help eliminate toxins from your body with this gentle massage that concentrates on the lymphatic system. By relieving congestion in the tissues and draining fluid from the lymph nodes, this treatment stimulates the natural cleansing process of your body and helps to promote a renewed sense of well-being.
Please book your flight to arrive at Temuco International Airport (ZCO).
Avani Yoga Retreats will pick you up from the airport. The pick-up is included in the price.
The bus to Pucon Kayak Hostel runs every half hour. Across from the Jac bus station are the buses labeled caburgua on top. They run every half hour until 22:00. Get on the smaller passenger size caburgua bus. Tell the bus driver you want to stop at Pucon Kayak Hostel or Puente Metrenehue. After a 10 kilometers drive, look for a yellow kayak on a gate, then you have arrived.
Taxis are available at Temuco International Airport (ZCO), you just have to request any of them to take you to Pucon Kayak Hostel.
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