This exciting whitewater rafting expedition is rated among the best of world Class Rivers. We start our trip from Cusco 3,300 m, then drive for 4 hours across the Andes down to the wallpachaca river which is over Apurimac River (Apu Rimac = deity that speaks). This river is also the most direct source of the Amazon making it the longest river in the world. Once arriving to the river beach will take us about two hours to prepare all the equipment using only state of the art self-bailing rafts and catarafts. (Available from April to November, departures on Thursdays, Friday and Sundays).
Daily departures available from May to September:.
DAY 01: We will pick up you at 8:30 am. From your hotel in Cusco, them from Cusco we drive 4 hours through the Andes to the put-in at Huallpachaca bridge 2,000 meters of altitude. It will take us about two hours to prepare all the equipment , self-bailing rafts, oars, paddles, coolers, helmets, life-jackets, wet suits etc. you will be given a safety talk and drills into rafting techniques. 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 2 to 3 hours, doing class II and III rapids. Camp in a narrow gorge with impressive walls, here the guides will prepare dinner; your responsibility is washing your own dish. (L+D).
DAY 02: 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 , stopping for lunch and arriving to camp around 4:00pm , today we´ll have tea time and dinner and sleep on a sandy beach under the night sky of the southern hemisphere, this River Rafting Peru, in Apurimac River is more than just rating. (B+L+D).
DAY 03: 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”, “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)