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By the Pont d'Arc
Entrance into the Ardeche gorge

Gite: River Package (Billings)

from £250 per person pp

For details of what this holiday includes, please see below.

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This option includes:

7 nights accommodation (Self-Catered Gite): Sat 29 Aug – Sat 5 Sept 2020
The two-day GUIDED river trip with overnight camp (bivouac)*
Includes: sit-on-top kayaks (singles or doubles), paddles, buoyancy aids & waterproof barrels (55l)
National park fees (bivouac tickets)
Camping equipment for the overnight bivouac (as part of the river trip)
Includes: tents, sleeping bags & self-inflating ground mats
Return transport back to the start after your river trip

What’s not included?

Travel to/from the Ardeche
Food and drink
Transport to activity start locations
*The river trip covers the full 32km of the Gorges de l’Ardeche from Vallon Pont d’Arc to Saint Martin d’Ardeche. It consists of two days of paddling with an overnight camp in the gorge (bivouac) and includes 30 white-water rapids (grade 2).

Your Itinerary

You will go directly to the accommodation where a senior member of staff (usually the same person will also be your river guide) will meet you at a pre-arranged time to ensure you are happy with the arrangements and are ready for your river trip.

You can arrive anytime between 3pm and 8pm on your arrival day and will need to check out by 10:00am on the morning of your departure.

Please select a day below for more information:

Saturday 29 August - Arrival / Gite

This is your arrival day

You can arrive at the Gite anytime between 3pm and 8pm.

We will arrange a time on the day and a member of staff will meet you at Lidl car park to guide you through to the accommodation.

If you will arrive outside of these times please let us know in advance.

Sunday 30 August - Free / Gite

Free day

Gite accommodation

Monday 31 August - River Trip / Bivouac camp

14km GUIDED Ardeche river trip (Day 1)

Bivouac accommodation in the gorge

Tuesday 01 September - River trip / Gite

18km GUIDED Ardeche river trip (Day 2)

Gite accommodation

Wednesday 02 September - Free / Gite

Free day

Gite accommodation

Thursday 03 September - Free / Gite

Free day

Gite accommodation

Friday 04 September - Free / Gite

Free day

Gite accommodation

Saturday 5 September - Departure

You will need to check out of the accommodation by 10:00 am

Unfortunately this is the day you leave 🙁

We hope you take with you some great memories from your experience in the Ardeche.



Prices shown are per person (based on the number of people in a gite) and includes your self-catered gite for 7 NIGHTS and the two-day GUIDED river trip with overnight bivouac camp.

Each gite has 3 bedrooms and can sleep 6 people comfortably.

6 people staying 7 nights in August/September

Staying 7 nights in total – 6 nights at the Gite plus the overnight camp as part of the river trip.

Includes: 1 x self-catered gite.

  • 6 people sharing in September will cost £250 per person

Select an option below for more details


Number of people April May June September July August
2 £450 pp £825 pp
3 £350 pp £625 pp
4 £300 pp £485 pp
5 £275 pp £425 pp
6 £250 pp £375 pp


Additional Activities

Options include caving, climbing, via-ferrata, and canyoning = £50 per person (per 3h activity)