10 hours
Duration
All Levels
Difficulty level
Bohemian Switzerland NP
Location
6+
Age
Apr-Oct
Dates

River Rafting / Canoeing Tour in Bohemian Switzerland and Bastei Bridge in Saxon Switzerland Germany

Interested in rafting, canoeing or even paddleboarding on one of the major rivers of Central Europe? Come and join us for an epic fun day in Bohemian Switzerland National Park, combined with exploring the most popular spots in Saxon Switzerland NP – Bastei Bridge in Germany.

The Czech river Elbe is excellent for easy and relaxing trips on a raft or canoe, especially during spring and summer months. We start our water fun from the city Děčín (only 1,5 hrs drive from Prague) through Europe’s deepest sandstone canyon in Bohemian Switzerland full of bizarre rock formations. Explore graceful rock landscape and the romantic gorges with scenic valleys.  Following the easy flow of the river and simply drifting along with a canoe or raft between the narrow sandstone walls is one of the most serene experiences and our favorite hidden gems in the National park.

For 2,5 hrs rafting or canoeing trip from Děčín to the centre of the national park, we provide plastic, durable, double-seated canoes and 7-9 seated rafts with paddles and lifevests. We take care of snacks and plenty of water on board :).

Next stop will be delicious lunch included in your tour – exactly halfway through the day! Are you vegetarians, vegans, allergics or meat lovers and are you interested in national Czech cuisine?? We will treat you with the main course and a drink of your choice :). This newly renovated restaurant will surprise you not only with an amazing dishes, but also with a beautiful steampunk style interior, which is decorated with gears, rivets and a huge clock, whose gears are visible every hour with 40 seconds rotates accompanied by the sound mechanics.

The last point of interest (only 30min drive from our lunch point) Bastei bridge in the Saxon part of the National Park (Germany). The Bastei rock formation has plenty of viewpoints over the Elbe canyon on the right bank of the river Elbe. You can walk across the famous sandstone bridge that connects Bastei and explore ruins of old Neurathen rock castle from 12th century.

This tour offers an adventure for the whole family. Combine water fun with land activities & explore your adventurous side!

We will deliver you back to your hotel in Prague around 6pm with your camera full of beautiful photos and one more Bohemia Adventure story to tell 🙂.

 

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION We will pick you up and drop you off at your accommodation or any address in Prague
DEPARTING TIME 7:30 – 8: 00 am
INCLUDED
Full day guided rafting and Bastei Bridge tour from Prague through The First zone of Bohemian and Saxon Switzerland NP
Free hotel pick up and drop off

All rafting /canoeing gear

Informative, friendly and experienced guide
Snack pack & water for the day
Tasty traditional Czech lunch (main course and drink)
Small-group tour limited to 8 riders for more personalised attention
Modern A/C transportation with free WIFI

 

Addition information: In case of a cancellation due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date.

 

 

 

 

 

1

8.00 AM – 9.30 AM: Transportation

Your guide will pick you up from your address in Prague and will drive you for 1,5 hours to the Bohemian Switzerland National Park.
2

9.30 AM – 10.00 AM: Orientation

Upon arrival, you will be helped into your lifevests and attend a short safety orientation before setting off. You can choose between a guided vs. self-guided water fun!
3

10.00 AM – 12.00 PM:Rafting/Canoeing

The Czech river Elbe is excellent for easy and relaxing trips on a raft or canoe, especially during spring and summer months. We start our water fun from the city Děčín (only 1,5 hrs drive from Prague) through Europe’s deepest sandstone canyon in Bohemian Switzerland full of bizarre rock formations. and, Explore graceful rock landscape and the romantic gorges with scenic valleys.  Following the easy flow of the river and simply drifting along with a canoe or raft between the narrow sandstone walls is one of the most serene experiences and our favorite hidden gems in the National park. That´s a must!
4

12:00 AM – 13.00 PM: Traditional Czech Lunch in Hrensko

Next stop will be delicious lunch included in your tour – exactly halfway through the day! Are you vegetarians, vegans, allergics or meat lovers and are you interested in national Czech cuisine?? We will treat you with the main course and a drink of your choice :). This newly renovated restaurant will surprise you not only with an amazing dishes, but also with a beautiful steampunk style interior, which is decorated with gears, rivets and a huge clock, whose gears are visible every hour with 40 seconds rotates accompanied by the sound mechanics..
5

13:00 AM – 16.00 PM: Bastei Bridge Germany

The last point of interest (only 30min drive from our lunch point) Bastei bridge in the Saxon part of the National Park (Germany). The Bastei rock formation has plenty of viewpoints over the Elbe canyon on the right bank of the river Elbe. You can walk across the famous sandstone bridge that connects Bastei and explore ruins of old Neurathen rock castle from 12th century..
6

16.00 - 18:00 PM: Return

We will drive back to Prague full of good memories, photos, and videos of the tour.

This itinerary is only orientation and might be modified due to weather conditions and other external causes.

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