Canoe crossing of the Rocha Lagoon
This tour will take you along the coast and you will explore the nature surrounding Rocha and its lagoon. A canoe adventure that will take you across this beautiful lagoon full of birds, local wildlife and native vegetation. There is also a biking adventure in store for you. Once you cross the lagoon, bikes will be waiting for you to ride to the village of La Paloma with its beautiful lighthouse. This tour is great choice for nature and canoeing lovers!
DAY 1 – CROSSING THE EASTERN BIOSPHERE RESERVE ON A CANOE
Transfer from José Ignacio to the Rocha Lagoon. This unique protected natural area is part of what we call the wetlands of the Eastern Biosphere Reserve internationally recognized within the framework of the Man and the Biosphere (Man and the Biosphere, MAB) of UNESCO since 1976. A specialized guide will row with you across the Rocha Lagoon, a semi-freshwater lagoon of 72 km2 (28 sq mi). This lagoon, located only 25 minutes from the Jose Ignacio village, has an outlet to the sea during winter months and constitutes a bird paradise with more 220 species which have been recorded like migratory waders, flamingos, swans, herons and ducks among other. We will be able to see various bird species, local wildlife, native vegetation. Once on the other side, our bikes will be waiting for us to ride to the village of La Paloma and continue onto La Pedrera. Accommodation at Pueblo Barrancas Eco Lodge or a hotel in the area.
DAY 2 – RETURN
After breakfast, we can coordinate a transfer to your next destination (not included) or add some extra nights at this beautiful lodge.
Pueblo Barrancas – La Pedrera, Rocha (Day 1)