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Canoeing Weekend in south Bohemia

1890

Only 1690 Kč  with Discovery Pass!

 

Join us for a super active weekend filled with canoeing, swimming and sightseeing!

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Canoeing on the lower Luznice river. This part of the river flows faster and you will enjoy running rapids and weirs.
  • Staying overnight in wooden cabins by the riverside
  • A short visit of two pretty historical towns – Tábor and Bechyně

 

Max. number of participants: 15

 

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Ahoy Discoverers!

 

It is becoming our tradition to spend the first weekend in June canoeing on the Lužnice river in south Bohemia. Welcome to the 3rd year!

 

To see pictures from the previous two years click / tap the links below:

 

Photos from 2019

 

Photos from 2018

 

 

LOGISTICS

 

We will meet at 8:00 am on Saturday June 27 at the Prague Main Railway Station. See the picture below.

 

 

The train journey to Tábor, takes about an hour and half. We will start the day by a cca 3 km/2 miles long walk across the city to the boat collection point. It will be a nice opportunity to see this lovely historical town. However, don’t expect more than a flying visit.

 

Saturday lunch
We will stop at one of the river side restaurants. These are typical Czech establishments so apart from fried cheese the selection of vegetarian food is limited. Feel free to bring your own packed lunch.

 

Saturday dinner
We will complete the Saturday part of the route around 6:00 pm and the dinner will be served around 7:00 pm. The dinner is included and you will be able to choose from 2-3 options (one will be vegetarian).

 

On Sunday, the end point of our canoeing journey will be Bechyně. It is a very pretty, historical town, built on top of a rock above the river, with Castle, cute main square and town houses etc. You’ll love it!

 

Expected return to Prague is on Sunday at 20:30.

 

 

DIFFICULTY: Easy to Medium

 

About 28 km of canoeing in two days – manageable by a healthy city-dweller/office worker who is used to moderate level of physical activity.

Both beginners and experienced canoers will enjoy the trip!

 

We’re going to use 2-seat canoes.

 

 

WHAT TO BRING WITH YOU

 

Pack light, because you’ll need to squeeze all your belongings in a water-proof barrel. There will be one barrel per boat (2 people). All your stuff should fit into a 20-25 l size backpack. If you find it difficult to pack into such a small allowance, contact me. I’ll advise you.

 

You’ll need to wear shoes for walking in water (ideally sandals you can wear for walking too), sunglasses, sunscreen, insect repellent and bathing suit/swimming trunks.

 

Not sure if you should join?

Watch a video from the Luznice canoeing trip in 2018!

Courtesy of Prabashwara Seneviratne, bash.lk

 

 

 

PRICE

1890 Kč or 1690 Kč with Discovery Pass

Includes train fares, equipment rental, camp site accommodation (in cabins for 4 people with bathroom in the main building), Saturday dinner and Sunday breakfast, myself as your guide and organizer, mandatory Travel Agency Insurance and a photo report.

 

 

Please download the event contract form from here. You will need to print it out, fill it in and sign. For digitally fillable form click here.

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Use your employee benefit card or vouchers to pay for this trip! We accept Sodexo Flexi Pass Card and vouchers, Edenred Card and vouchers, Benefity.cz card and Benefit Plus card!

To learn how to pay with your Employee benefit card and vouchers go to this page.

 

 

Max. number of participants: 15 people

 

 

I look forward to canoeing with you!

 

Cheers,

Filip

 

P.S. If you need more information about the trip, you can drop me an email at [email protected] or use the Contact Form

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