Rafting is ideal for adventurous people looking to make the most of their stay in the imperial city of Cusco.
|APURIMAC RIVER||3 DAYS / 2 NIGHTS|
|CHUQUICAHUANA RIVER||1 DAY|
|URUBAMBA RIVER||1 DAY|
RAFTING IN THE APURIMAC RIVER 3 DAYS / 2 NIGHTS
The Apurimac (God that speaks) River is one of the most visited places by adventure lovers, who like adrenaline (class III to V rapids). Apurimac comes from the Quechua word meaning "god who speaks", considered in the Inka era as one of the most powerful gods. The Apurimac River has one of the best flows of frozen water in the world (from the glaciers), ideal for the practice of rafting.
DAY 1 RAFTING (CUSCO - APURIMAC RIVER):
We will start this day pick you up from your respective hotels, we will go in our private transport for 4 hours where we will reach an altitude of 4 100 masl. from descending to an altitude of 2 100 masl. where we will start our adventure, our guide will give us a brief instruction on the care we should have in our descent in the rapids of class I and II; We will also have a brief first aid practice on the Apurimac River. On this day we will do canoeing for about 2 hours. The camp will be held at the place called "LAS PALTAS", where we will have a hot drink before enjoying our delicious dinner.
DAY 2 RAFTING (APURIMAC RIVER):
We will start the day with a delicious breakfast 7:00 am. then start navigating the rapids of class III and IV of this impressive river. This day we may find class VI rapids which we will pass by a short walk, then continue in class III rapids (The minefield and Purgatory), class IV (The Tres Marias), after the latter we will stop to lunch (1:30 pm.), in the afternoon we will continue traveling fast class III, IV and probably class V. After some games we will finish the adventure of this day arriving to the next camp (4:30 pm.), Where we will enjoy a delicious dinner.
DAY 3 RAFTING (APURIMAC RIVER - CUSCO):
This last day we will start it very early, and after a delicious breakfast, we will go out running fast class III, IV and V; Passing several points of interest like the famous labyrinth, toothache, Tu Primero, El Babalua, and La Ultima Sonrisa, all of them very interesting. To finish we will travel again fast class II and III in the last trip, After all this adventure near the Kunyac bridge we will say goodbye to Orrillas of the Apurimac River, before boarding our transport to the City of Cusco, arriving around 5:30 p.m.
RAFTING IN THE CHUQUICAHUANA RIVER - 1 DAY
This challenge is made in the most imposing sector of the Urubamba river, where there are rapids of level II and III. This adventure is for those who are looking for challenges and for those who like adrenaline.
DAY 1 (CUSCO - CHUQUICAHUANA - CUSCO):
Pick-up starts at 8:30 am. of the hotels in our private transport, which will take us to the sector of the upper Urubamba called Cusipata for an hour and a half. In this place we can leave our things, then go to "Chuquicahuana", the most intense area of the Urubamba river, has class II and III rapids which will give us a lot of adrenaline and fun.
The guide will explain the route we will take and the care we should have in this adventure, they will also give us the necessary equipment for this activity. We will enjoy the river for approximately 2 hours and a half. Finishing this adventure, we will board our return transport, but not before enjoying a delicious lunch. We will arrive in the city of Cusco at approximately 5:00 p.m.
RAFTING IN THE URUBAMBA RIVER - 1 DAY
This adventure takes place in the imposing Urubamba River, in the Sacred Valley of the Inkas, an adventure that combines the thrill of whitewater rafting with the natural beauty of the environment.
DAY 1 (CUSCO - RIO URUBAMBA - CUSCO):
Pick-up starts at 8:30 a.m. of the hotels in our private transport, which will take us to the sector of the upper Urubamba in the Sacred Valley. The guide will give us brief explanations on how to use the rafting equipment and will give us the safety instructions before starting our adventure on the Urubamba River.
The dry season is from May to December, where we will find class III rapids, and during the rainy season from December to May, we will find rapids of Class IV, V and VI. During the tour we will have an additional safety kayak. After 2 hours of fun and adrenaline, we will stop to enjoy a delicious lunch. Then start with the return trip to the city of Cusco, arriving approximately 5:00 pm.