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WHITE CANYON-APURIMAC

RIVER RAFTING TRIP

If you are a whitewater rafting lover, this is the best option you will find

 

 

The Apurimac River, is the main and farthest tributary of the Amazon River. The Apurimac Canyon, with its depth of more than 2,000 meters, is considered one of the deepest in Peru and one of the 10 best rafting trips in the world. It is an imposing granite rock canyon, with vertical and shiny walls, incredible geological formations, giant rocks and capricious shapes due to water erosion.

 

This exciting whitewater rafting expedition is rated among the top-ten. rafting trips in the world. The Apurimac River, ( in the native quechua language meaning Speaker God) is also the most direct source of the Amazon making it the longest river in the world . We put-in at 2,000 mts.  

 

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DAY BY DAY ITINERARY

DAY 1- THE ADVENTURE BEGGINS


We meet at 8:30 am. From Cusco, we drive 4 hours through the Andes to the put-in at Huallpachaca bridge 2,000 mts. above sea level. It will take us about two hours to prepare all the equipment, self-bailing rafts, oars, paddles, coolers, helmets, lifejackets, wetsuits, 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, fliping the raft, swimming a rapid etc. We will be floating for 2 or 3 hours, doing class II and III rapids. Camp in a narrow gorge with impressive walls . Here the guides will prepare dinner (L+D).




DAY 2- INTO THE DEEP WHITE CANYON


Day 2: After a healthy breakfast, we start rafting around 9:00am. Today we will be in the water for about 6 hours, doing mostly class III and IV rapids , stoping for lunch and arriving to camp around 4:00 pm. today we will have happy hour time, dinner and sleep on a sandy beach under the night sky of the southern hemisphere. (B+L+D).




DAY 3- CLASS V INTENSE RAPIDS


After a good breakfast we are going to be rafting through a couple of class V rapids with names such as tooth ache, you first, the last laugh. After 3 or 4 hours of rafting, we will arrive to the take out where we pack all the equipment and drive back to Cusco., arriving around 6:00 pm. (B+L)





SERVICES INCLUDED


  • Professional guiding.
  • 3 days whitewater rafting & all equipment.
  • All meals gourmet and delicious.
  • Selection of alcoholic beverages.
  • 2 nights tented accommodation while on river (twin share).
  • Drybag for your personal belongings.
  • Expedition first aid and emergency communications.




SERVICES NOT INCLUDED


  • Flights
  • Travel insurance (to cover rafting up to class V).
  • Personal supply of alcoholic beverages (we can help you purchase at beginning of trip).
  • Personal medications.
  • Personal items in packing list.
  • Tips (optional).