Canyoning ("canyoneering" in USA or "barranquismo" in Spanish) is the activity of going through canyons using a variety of techniques including walking, scrambling, jumping, abseiling (rappelling), and swimming.
The Canyoning tour of Somosierra is the only open canyon of the Community of Madrid and offers the opportunity to live a fun aquatic adventure in the impressive scenery of the river Duratón gorges.
After a 30 minute walk from the car, we will reach the top of the canyon. The canyoning descent includes waterfalls, pools, vertical rappels/abseils through 30 meters granite walls and a fun slide of 9 meters.
This activity is suitable for adventureous people and is led by professionals guides so that participants can safely enjoy one of the most exciting water sports in Madrid.
This experience has flexible start times - departures. This means you maintain availability per day (rather than per departure). After booking the local supplier will contact you in order to arrange the exact starting time of your tour.
-Certified Canyoning Guide (english speaking).
-Brief safety instruction course.
-Canyoning Tour of Somosierra (3 to 4 hours approximately).
-Individual Canyoning Equipment: helmet, harness, neoprene wetsuit and thin neoprene socks.
-Group Safety equipment and gear: ropes, abseil devices, carabiners, waterproof case and first aid kit.
-Accident and Liability Insurance cover.
-Non commercial transport in the guide´s vehicle and pick up service at your hotel or accommodation in Madrid.
-Food & Drinks.
-Optional picnic pack available on demand: 15 € per person. (Vegan or special food upon request).
-Tips & Gratuities.
-Daypack, swimwear for under the wetsuit, towel, pair of sport shoes with grip sole or hiking boots to wear in the river (no tennis or flat sole shoes, no flip flops or sandals).
-Dry casual/sport wear and shoes/flip flops to change after the activity.
-Water and light snacks/energy bars.
-Personal medication (asthma, allergy, diabetes,...)
-Don´t bring rings or non waterproof watches.
-For large groups please enquire directly with the company and ask for a quote.
-This tour involves sections through mountain trails, river course, flowing water and wet slippery rock.
-Basic swimming skills.
-No previous experience required.
-Standard fitness level.
-Children from 10 years old.
-Do not suffer from vertigo.
-No recommended for pregnant women.
-Not included in the price: tips, food and drinks.
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