RIVER TREKKING

Walk, swim, climb, jump and slide in a crystal clear river

An exciting river trekking experience exploring the Lima river, discovering enchanting corners of this beautiful landscape in the heart of Tuscany, near Garfagnana.

A great way to immerse yourself in nature and enjoy a challenge. Our guides will accompany you along a fascinating, beautiful and wild river route.

Safety first

Safety is our priority. Every detail is covered to make sure that you only need to think about one thing: having fun!

Before every activity we carry out a briefing to explain the relevant techniques for heading down the Lima river.

Our staff will guide you through the canyon in safety.
All Rockonda guides are certified.

RIVER PLAY

Dive into nature for a 2km route along this stunning river.
  • DIFFICULTY: EASY
  • DURATION: 3 HOURS
  • N. OF PARTICIPANTS: MIN 4 MAX 20

It’s easy to fall in love with River Trekking, where the river takes the place of the standard trekking trail.
This activity includes jumps and dives, and mixes the pleasure of hiking with the fun of the water. A different way of experiencing the hidden, unspoilt Lima Valley, away from the crowds, near Bagni di Lucca.

Activity Description

This Rockonda activity is an excursion along the Lima river, between smooth boulders and pools of clear water perfect for jumping and diving. Our guides are here to accompany you, whether climbing and abseiling along the river bed or simply enjoying the natural waterslides!

The route ends in the most spectacular canyon in Tuscany.

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GETTING READY

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River Trekking FAQs

What is River Trekking?

River trekking (also known as water trekking) is a water sport (in mountainous areas) and involves hiking down rocky rivers on foot. It is similar to traditional trekking, but takes place on the river, in its crystal-clear waters.

What do I need to bring to try water trekking?

You just need a pair of trekking shoes (or anti-slip trainers that will get wet) and a thermal top or T-shirt. We’ll provide the rest!

What do I need to wear for river trekking?

Getting ready is easy – you just need a pair of trekking shoes (or anti-slip trainers that will get wet), and comfortable clothes, just as you would wear for a normal hiking excursion.


Who can go river trekking?

River trekking is suitable for everyone and doesn’t require any specific physical training or preparation. It’s the perfect sport for anyone wanting to try water sports, anyone who loves walking and is curious to try something new, and for anyone wanting to explore the unspoilt natural beauty of Tuscany.

Where is the river trekking activity?

River trekking (or water trekking) is a water sport that takes place on suitable rivers which can be hiked down or across. With Rockonda you can explore the Lima river and its outstanding natural beauty, see new places and enjoy a different trekking experience in the Lucca area.

RIVER TREKKING - WHAT TO BRING

Rockonda will provide all the necessary kit and equipment: helmet, wetsuit, waterproof jacket and life jacket.

You just need to bring a pair of trainers (that will get wet) and a thermal top or T-shirt.

Our new site has changing rooms and toilets
Enjoy this unforgettable experience!

ACTIVITY PRICES AND DETAILS

Duration: 3 hours
N. of participants: min 2, max 20
Available: from June to October
Minimum age: 6 years
*Activity suitable for everyone

Price per adult: 45€
Price for children/young people (aged 8-15): 40€

To take part in this activity you must be a member of the Fi.Raft/Rockonda association. We can provide you with membership (and your membership card) on site. The price of the membership includes insurance and the cost of the card.

ROCKONDA WATERSPORT

CANYONING
An adventure with jumps and dives
RAFTING
On the rapids of the Lima torrent
PACK RAFTING
A new way to raft

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