This exciting whitewater rafting expedition is rated among The Best Class of the World Rivers. We start our trip from Cusco (3300 m.a.s.l.) and we will drive for 4 hours across the Andes down to the Apurimac River, (in the native Quechua language means “Speaking of the Gods”).

This river is also the most direct source of the Amazonas River, becoming it in one of the longest river in the world. It will take us about two hours to prepare all the equipment that we will use to begin our adventure.

We’ll have lunch and then we will raft down to our first camp. All the meals are prepared by our staff on a campfire under the night sky of the Southern Hemisphere.

 

At one point we arrive to a narrow canyon with impossible rapids. Most of the time we will raft down class III and IV. The wildlife; in this remote and isolate canyon we could find river otters, bobcats, foxes, torrent ducks, cormorants, etc.

 

Day 1:

We meet at 8:00 a.m. in Cusco. From Cusco we will drive during 4 hours through the Andes until Huallpachaca Bridge (2000 m.a.s.l.) here, it will take us about two hours to prepare all the equipment, self-bailing rafts, paddles, coolers, helmets, lifejackets, wet suits, etc., you will be given a safety talk and drills into rafting technics. We will put emphasis in training all the participants, in how to get back into the raft, flipping the raft, swimming a rapid, etc.

We will be floating for two to three hours, doing class II and III rapids. We will camp in a gorge with impressive walls, here the guides will prepare dinner, and your responsibility will be to wash your own dish (L + D)

 

Day 2:

After a healthy breakfast we start rafting around 9:00 a.m., today we will be in the water for about 6 hours, doing mostly class III and IV rapids, we will stop for lunch and we will arrive to camp around 4:00 p.m., today we will have tea time and dinner and we will sleep on a sandy beach under the night sky of the southern hemisphere (B+L+D).

 

Day 3:

After a good breakfast we are going to be rafting through a couple of class V rapids with names such as “Toothache”, “you first” “Last Laugh” after of 3 or 4 hours of rafting we will arrive and we will pack up all the equipment to come back to Cusco, arriving around 6:00 p.m. (B+L)

 

INCLUDES:

·         Transportation to and from the river.

·         Professional class V guides.

·         Self bailing rafts.

·         All the meals while we are at the river.

·         Water proof-bags for personal luggage.

·         Wetsuit and spray jacket.

·         Double occupancy tents –Kayaker.

 

(*) Rates are subject to change.

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