White Water Rafting in Peru
Cusipata River 1 Day
We will be leaving cusco at 9 am, in private transportation to the camping ground at ^casacusi^, where you can leave your baggage. Here you will enjoy, hot showers, toilets, sauna and a comfortable dinning area. The professional river guides will provide you with all the proper rafting equipment such as helmet, wet suit, spray jacket, paddle and self bailing raft. Then after a comprehensive safety talk you will be running exciting class ii & iii rapids. You next will spend about 2 hours floating time, afterwards; we drive back to casacusi, where a warm lunch will be served. You can then enjoy a relaxing sauna. Our return will be in the late afternoon. Photos & video are optional upon request (highly recommended).
Important! Please let us know what size wetsuit you would like.
Sandals or tennis shoes (that will get wet!). Dry clothing.
Sunblock & personal gear.
Apurimac River 3 days
programthis exciting white water rafting expedition is rated among the 10 best of world class rivers. We start our trip from cusco (3,400 ms) driving for 4 hours across the andes down to the apurimac river which in the native quechua language means speaker of the gods. This river is also the most direct source of the amazon river. We put-in at 2,000 ms, from here it will take about two hours to prepare all the equipment. We will have lunch and 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. The next day we arrive at an narrow canyon with an impassable rapid where we have to do a portage for about 300 ms. Most of the time we will raft class iii plus and class iv rapids, but we also have a few class iv plus and class v rapids. Among the wildlife in this remote and isolated canyon we can find river otters, bob cats, foxes, torrent ducks andcormorants.
We leave cusco at 8:30 am. We drive 4 hours through the andes, arriving at the put-in spot at hualpachaca bridge. We will prepare all the rafting equipment such as; self-bailing rafts, oars, paddles, coolers, helmets, life jackets, wet suits etc. You will be given a safety talk and you will do some drills in rafting techniques. Afterwards we will float for about 2 hours doing introductory class 2/3 rapids. You will camp in a narrow gorge with impressive walls. Tea time and dinner will be served (l+d).
After a healthy breakfast we start early and run class iii, iv rapids. We pass “la mesa” and later in the afternoon arrive on a beautiful sandy beach to camp under the night sky of the southern hemisphere and the “milky way”. (b+l+d).
Early morning start and today we run some class rapids with names such as “tooth ache”, “you first” and “last laugh”.
We arrive at the take-out in the early afternoon, where we have facilities such as toilets, shower and a very nice area for a bbq. Here we will have lunch (b+l) and then we pack every thing and return to cusco arriving at 5 or 6 o´clock.
State of the art self bailing rafts.
Water proof – bags.
Wet suit & sprayjacket.[/list]
Tennis shoes or sandals